Police investigate vehicle prowls, graffiti, theft and more | Redmond Police Blotter, May 17-21

The police blotter feature is both a description of a small selection of police incidents and a statistical roundup of all calls to the Redmond Police Department that are dispatched to on-duty police officers. The Redmond Reporter Police Blotter is not intended to be representative of all police calls originating in Redmond, which gets more than 500 calls (emergency and non-emergency) per week.

Monday, May 21

Fraud: At 6:10 p.m., Redmond police investigated a report of fraud from the 18500 block of Northeast 67th Court downtown. The victim's credit cards were used without her permission at a Redmond business.

Theft: Redmond police investigated a theft complaint at 5:16 p.m. from the 11600 block of Willows Road in Grass Lawn.

Vehicle prowls: Redmond police received five reports of vehicle prowls. One came from Education Hill, one was from Overlake, two came from downtown and the fifth came from Grass Lawn. Among the items taken were small electronics, medication and a backpack.

Unauthorized withdrawal: At 9:05 a.m., it was reported from the 15800 block of Leary Way that an unknown person had withdrawn funds from the victim's bank account.

Sunday, May 20

Graffiti: Redmond police investigated at the Redmond Skate Park in the 8400 block of 161st Avenue Northwest in downtown. The suspect(s) spray painted gang and racist related graffiti on the "art walls."

Domestic violence: Redmond police responded to a domestic violence-related assault at 12:08 p.m. from the 16300 block of Northeast 83rd Street downtown.

Thefts: Redmond police responded to two reports of theft. The first came in at 10:49 a.m. from the 18600 block of Redmond Way downtown. A cell phone was stolen. The second report came in at 8:55 p.m. from the 14800 block of Northeast 24th Street in Overlake. The suspect was located and arrested.

Saturday, May 19

Marijuana: Redmond police conducted a traffic stop in the 9800 block of Avondale Road on Education Hill at 11:24 p.m. Marijuana and drug paraphernalia were located inside the vehicle.

Shoplift: Redmond police arrested a woman at 8:09 p.m. for shoplifting after she left a store in the 17600 block of Union Hill Road downtown with unpaid merchandise. She was booked at the Redmond Police Department and released.

Drug paraphernalia: At 7:26 p.m., Redmond police confiscated drug paraphernalia for destruction in the 8300 block of 164th Avenue Northeast on Education Hill.

DUI: Redmond police arrested a woman in the 10600 block of Avondale Road for driving under the influence at 6:13 p.m.

Friday, May 18

Assault: Redmond police responded to a possible assault report at a business in the 17100 block of Redmond Way downtown at 9:10 p.m.. The assault was accidental.

Thefts: Redmond police responded to three reports of theft. The first came at 1:27 p.m. in the 7700 block of 178th Place Northeast downtown. A woman's wallet was stolen and her check card was used directly after the theft. The investigation is ongoing. The second report came at 3:13 p.m. Police responded to a theft report from a business in the 17700 block of Northeast 76th Street. The suspect was arrested. The final report came at 3:47 p.m. from the 13500 block of Northeast 75th Street. Police responded to a theft of a cellphone.

Thursday, May 17

Theft: At 1:36 p.m., a complainant reported a theft of razor blades occurred last month at a store in the 17700 block of Northeast 76th Street downtown, which was recorded on their surveillance video.

Vandalism: It was reported at 7:18 a.m. that an unknown suspect(s) broke two windows in a construction tractor parked in the 100 block of Redmond Way downtown overnight.

Vehicle prowl: At 6:27 a.m., a victim reported that his vehicle was broken into overnight while parked in the underground garage area of a hotel in the 15700 block of Bear Creek Parkway downtown. His computer was removed from his trunk. There were no witnesses.


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