Crime in Shoreline A-Z - Open season on mail boxes

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Shoreline Police Station
Photo by Steven H. Robinson

Crime in Shoreline A - Z
7-21-2014 to 7-28-2014

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, stolen cars left on streets - and here's the rest:

A - Three individuals with backpacks full of tools they had just shoplifted from Home Depot stopped at Starbucks and used the restroom so frequently they aroused the manager's suspicions and s/he called 911

Alcohol / Drugs - Drunk at Fred Meyer / Subject in Ballinger McDonalds parking lot offering people drugs for food

Arrest - Stopped person at 163xx Linden for pedestrian violation and arrested him on warrants

Bank robbery - Key Bank 17500 Aurora July 21

Bicycle - Expensive bicycle stolen from storage at Echo Lake Apts

Bombing - Mailbox at 198xx Palantine

Burglary, residential -  21xx N 176th burglars forced entry through garage side door and into home / Forced entry to apartment at Arabella / 154xx 5th NE jewelry / 147xx Meridian burglar used pry tool to open rear door - fourth burglary in six years / 24xx N 184th forced open rear sliding door / 147xx 23rd NE forced entry into vacant home, stole car in driveway

Burglary, commercial - Texaco mini-mart at 17563 15th - window smashed in with rock and cigarettes stolen

Car prowl - Echo Cove Condos / Goodwill parking lot / Car prowlers caught in the act at 149xx Park Ave N - had been going door to door with a fake 'pressure washing' pitch / Y parking garage / Arden Rehab parking - got purse / Y parking garage - stole groceries / Aurora Village transit park n ride

Cars and parts stolen – Car stolen 163xx Densmore / 187xx 12th NE red 1990 Mazda B2600 / Richmond Highland Apts - blue 1991 Toyota Camry / Car theft from Bergen Apts 200xx 15th NE / Car stolen from parking lot at Shay's / 15xx NE 177th parking at Brighton Apts / Ballinger Homes

Diminished capacity - Victim with disability walks away from home in Oak Harbor and is contacted at Aurora Village Transit Center and released to brother / Person sent to hospital after charging at cars in traffic at 150th and Aurora 

Fire -  175xx 11th NE electrical fire in garage 

Found - Suitcase full of stolen jewelry at Ballinger Homes

Larceny, public places - Phone stolen from Y basketball court / Shoplift from Chevron at 155th and Aurora / Shoplift from Costco, Sears / Person previously trespassed from Chevron at 155xx Aurora came back and stole liquor - arrested and booked into jail / Beer stolen from 7-11 at 12th and 185th

Larceny - Gun theft 167xx Wallingford / Items taken from boat at 4xx NW 196th Pl / Stole backpack from homeless man at 170xx Aurora - contained a lot of prescription drugs

Mail theft - Mail found on sidewalk at 5xx N 170th Ct

Sleeper removal - Sleeper removed from Aurora Village Transit Center admitted to gang membership

Suspicious - Abandoned house found open 17xx NE 177th / Caller reported catching a woman going through her mail box for the second time in a week 16xx N 167th / Homeowner at 1xx N 168th confronted a person in his front yard who dropped a pillow and a beer-covered tarp and ran

Trespass - From Aurora Safeway for causing a disturbance / From Leena's for being drunk and obnoxious / Drunk person at Cash America / From Bartell's for shoplifting

Vandalism, parks, schools - Someone threw a firecracker into a Port-a-Potty at Sunset School Park

Vandalism - 21xx NW 201st caller thought it was noisy neighbors, but it was someone with a baseball bat knocking down mailboxes / 5xx N 200th - firecracker in mailbox / Struts cut on vehicle in driveway may be result of an ongoing neighbor dispute / Spray paint on Frontier utility box

Z - Woman reported her bicycle stolen - later found a pawn slip from Cash America in her daughter's pocket for a bicycle 

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


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