Crime in Shoreline A - Z - Thief gets away with entire case of bourbon

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Shoreline Police Station
Photo by Steven H. Robinson

Crime in Shoreline A - Z
11-25 to 12-01-2013

Every week - death investigations, suicide attempts, domestic violence, violent people with mental issues, suicide attempts, arrest warrants, drivers with suspended license, credit card identify theft, runaway kids, wandering seniors, well-being checks, natural deaths, driving violations with DUI drivers, tracking sex offenders - and here's the rest:

A - Trash dumped in Richmond Highlands Park had included a name - when contacted, he had two of his housemates clean it up 

Alcohol / Drugs  - Several intoxicated customers at Aurora McDonalds, one of them passed out / Person passed out in vehicle at Colonial Gardens apts, in possession of controlled substances / IV Drug paraphernalia and evidence found in bathrooms at Richmond Highland Park

Arrest - Jaywalker had a misdemeanor warrant / Man sleeping in front of JoAnn Fabrics was arrested on a Theft-3 $1000 warrant

Burglary -  12xx NE 168th house for sale, burglar kicked in drywall in garage to gain entry to house / Burglars cut fence around construction site at Shorewood / Dental office in Ridgecrest burglarized / Homeowner gone for three hours and burglar kicked in side door at 203xx 15th NW / Homeowner returned home to 191xx 12th NW and found two burglars who had entered through unlocked from door - they fled / Items stolen from public storage locker at 14900 Aurora / Forced entry to unoccupied home at 24xx NE 177th / Burglar entered apt at 155xx Stone Ave through unlocked front door

Car prowl - Car parked at Hideaway Casino was prowled but victim recovered laptop / Car prowled but nothing taken 14xx NW Springdale / Car windows smashed 13xx NW 201st / 9xx N 188th

Cars and parts stolen – Car stolen from Aurora Village Starbucks parking / Car stolen from Fred Meyer lot while owner was shopping / Employee's car stolen from Costco parking lot

Child luring - Woman stopped a Parkwood student walking to school and offered her a ride. Student refused and told school staff, who called police

Found - Stolen vehicle in Costco lot

Larceny, public places - Shoplifter attempted to steal clothing from Sears by wearing it out of the store / Shoplifter concealed items under coat at Sears / Shoplifter got 5 bottles of alcohol from North City Safeway / Man attempted to steal two bottles of liquor from North City Safeway but dropped them when pursued - thief jumped into waiting vehicle and took off / Man got away with an entire case of Maker's Mark Bourbon from Aurora Safeway, valued at $583

Mail theft - Thieves attempted to pry open a communal mail box at 15xx NE 166th / 18xx NE 171st 

Trespass - Unwanted customers Trespassed from Aurora Safeway / Belligerent man sleeping in lobby of senior living apartment building was Trespassed / Drunk male Trespassed from Fred Meyer / Person entered Anderson House to take a shower - previously Trespassed from site and had Federal warrant / Two transients were Trespassed from Rodeway Inn after getting in a fight / Shoplifter Trespassed from Marshall's

Vandalism in public places - Graffiti to Rapid Ride bus shelter 152nd and Aurora / Tags at Parkwood Plaza and construction site / Tags at Hillwood Park / Construction site tagged at 12xx N 152nd / Tags in Shoreview Park and baby changing table broken from wall / Ridgecrest Park tagged / Tags at Sherwin-Williams at Parkwood Plaza

Z - Resident was awakened by noise and saw someone inside his car 8xx NW 195th at 4:30am. Went outside to confront thief, who had a knife, and escaped on a bicycle.

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


Anonymous,  December 9, 2013 at 3:17 PM  

At the current price for Maker's Mark bourbon, a lot of people would almost have to steal it to get any. At least this guy has his priorities straight. It's the best.

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