Crime in Shoreline A-Z: Teenager steals from ice cream truck and gets away in Lexus

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Photo by Steven H. Robinson

Crime in Shoreline A - Z
June 24-30, 2013

Every week - death investigations, suicide attempts, domestic violence investigations, child abuse, violent people with mental issues, arrest warrants, drivers with suspended license, runaway kids, wandering seniors

A - Around midnight on June 21, police were dispatched to a DUI accident at Westminster and Greenwood, advised that the driver was trapped in the car, which was in flames... (see follow up story)

Alcohol and pedestrians - Man apparently accompanied his girlfriend to the methadone clinic, but he was on alcohol and so intoxicated he couldn't move from where he was lying on the sidewalk / Highly intoxicated female enters wrong house, sleeps, urinates on sofa, etc., then wakes up and goes home 201xx 24th NW

Alcohol and cars - DUI 2:09am driver going the wrong way on Aurora / Car with no tabs at 165xx 15th NE, driver has expired license, no insurance, and is DUI at 1:37am

Burglary - Aurora Village Radio Shack broken into and electronics stolen / Broke into house by forcing plastic lock on partially open window, steals car keys and car 155xx Ashworth / House burglarized at 7xx N 165th / House entered at 193xx Firlands Way N, alcohol taken from liquor cabinet / Small marijuana plant stolen after break in a Pacific NW Medical Marijuana at 19926 Aurora

Car prowl - 22xx NE 177th camera and flashlight taken / 3xx N 160th / Ballinger Commons / 10xx 162nd / Suspect leaves panties on seat of Hyundai after stealing $565 in perfume, sunglasses, and loose change 192xx Wallingford

Cars and parts stolen – Honda Accord stolen from Shoreline Park n Ride 18821 Aurora / Car stolen from long, private driveway at 157xx Greenwood, may have been unlocked, may have left keys in center console / Toyota Camry stolen from residential street 9xx N 199th

Crime in public places - Purse stolen from car parked at Shoreview Park / Student's cell phone stolen from his backpack in the locker room at Shorecrest / Youth left his cell phone in the restroom at Cromwell Park and it was stolen / Victim accidently left her wallet at the SCC financial aid office where someone found it and used her bank card

Family business - Father and son disturbance, possibly involving a gun / Neighbors get in dispute in laundry room at Highland Square apartments

Found - Large number of apt keys from Bothell complex found behind Opus Bank at 15225 Aurora, along with a cell phone / Stolen motorcycle found on 15th NE / Found purse left at Fred Meyer, loaded with clothing, presumably to shoplift

Fraud - Victim found a counterfeit check in her bank account - noticed it because the number of the check was so out of sequence / Victim opened a Nordstrom's credit card on June 7 and first bill had unauthorized charges

Hit and Run - 145xx block of 32nd NE on 6-26 at 4:45pm, 2 vehicles

Homeless - Homeless, mentally ill male unable to care for himself, picked up at 7-11 on 185th and Ashworth

Larceny, public places – Customer at Mary's Top Nails on Aurora refused to pay / Teenaged boy steals from ice cream truck at Paramount School Park and leaves with three other teenagers in a Lexus sedan / Shoplifter caught picking up Advil at Ballinger Rite Aid identified as suspect in previous case / Items stolen from outside display at Seattle Children's Boutique in Aurora Square / Person steals liquor from Ballinger Rite-Aid, assaults store employee / Shoplifter at Central Market

Larceny, private - Something stolen from front yard 183xx 8th NE / Stole outboard motor from boat in yard 154xx 12th NE / Items taken from carport at 147xx Wallingford

Lost - Woman lost her wallet at Fred Meyer with all her identification, including her and her daughter's Social Security cards, green card, license

Mail theft -  Two men caught who were seen going through mail boxes at 180xx 2nd Ave NE. Booked on misdemeanor warrants but not in possession of mail / Mail stolen from community mailbox at 148xx Densmore

Robbery - Man with hatchet and full face covering steals lottery tickets and cigarettes from Shoreline 7-11 at N 160th, 2:50am / Victim's backpack stolen by acquaintance with gun, victim sustains injuries in the struggle / Force used to take victim's backpack, cell phone, and marijuana at Ballinger Commons

Suspicious - Someone went through desk drawers and file cabinets at Shoreline Chamber of Commerce office

Threats - Man threatened with scissors by his roommate

Trespassed from - Emerald City Smoothie after customer started yelling that she wasn't getting the customer service she deserved and refused to leave / Aurora Safeway after trying to shoplift

Vandalism - Vehicle 'keyed' in North City Safeway parking lot / When renter moved out after three months at the Shoreline Motel, manager found holes punched in wall, carpet torn out, and empty syringes / House egged at 177xx 2nd NW / Black marker used to write on wall of women's restroom at Cromwell Park / Two people get in dispute over parking space at Richmond Beach QFC - winner gets his car keyed / Window broken on car, probably with a BB gun 155xx Corliss / Car windows broken at Ballinger Commons / Black spray paint and colored markers used to write a phone number on the bathroom wall at Saltwater Park

Z - While homeowner was at church at St. Luke's, his car was prowled. His garage door opener was taken and used to burglarize his nearby home while he was still in church

For other weeks of Crime in Shoreline, see the Features section on the front page.


Anonymous,  July 14, 2013 at 10:44 PM  

Your Potter's Field, my dear Mr. Employer, is becoming just that.

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