Woman in Grass Lawn victim of fraud | Police blotter for Feb. 20-21
February 21, 2013 · Updated 12:00 PM
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.
Thursday, Feb. 21
Burglary: Redmond police responded to a residential burglary at 3:48 a.m. from the 15900 block of Northeast 53rd Street in Grass Lawn.
Wednesday, Feb. 20
Vehicle prowl: A vehicle prowl occurred at 10:39 p.m. from a business in the 14800 block of Northeast 24th Street in Overlake.
Thefts: Redmond police responded to two theft reports. The first came at 9:53 a.m. from a residence in Overlake that had been foreclosed upon recently. The victim was reporting the theft of appliances and light fixtures. The second came at 4:28 p.m. from downtown. There is no suspect information for either theft.
Shoplifting: A retail thief was observed at 2:55 p.m. from a store in the 7400 block of 166th Avenue Northeast downtown using a store credit card.
Fraud: At 2:03 p.m., a complainant attempted to open a line of credit at a store in the 8500 block of 148th Avenue Northeast in Grass Lawn. She was turned down for credit and informed that her social security number had already been used with an existing account. Her name was not used, just her social security number. She contacted Equifax and opened a fraud alert.