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Officers investigate multiple fraudulent tax returns | Police blotter for March 14-17

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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, March 17

Domestic violence: At 10:46 p.m., a domestic violence situation arose between roommates in the 8500 block of Willows Road in Grass Lawn.

Do your taxes: Redmond police responded to multiple fraudulent tax returns.

Vehicle prowls: Officers responded to two vehicle prowl reports. One came from Overlake and one came from Grass Lawn. A subject was arrested.

Road rage: Officers responded to a report of a road rage incident at 2:51 p.m. from the 8800 block of 161st Avenue Northeast on Education Hill. A report was taken.

Grand theft auto: Redmond police investigated a stolen vehicle report at 7:29 a.m. from the 3800 block of 175th Avenue Northeast in Overlake.

Burglary: At 7:16 a.m., Redmond police investigated the reported theft of several purses that had been stored in a residential garage in the 9100 block of 168th Place Northeast on Education Hill. Potential suspect information was provided.

Sunday, March 16

Telephone arassment: Redmond police investigated a possible telephone harassment case at 3:54 p.m. from the 16700 block of Redmond Way downtown.

Harassment: Redmond police investigated the harassment of an employee by a patron of a business in the 16700 block of Redmond Way downtown at 3:25 p.m.

Stolen plates: Officers conducted a traffic stop at Union Hill and Avondale Way downtown on a vehicle with a reported stolen plate at 12:35 a.m.

Saturday, March 15

Theft: Redmond police responded to a reported theft at 9:14 p.m. from the 6500 block of 152nd Avenue Northeast in Grass Lawn.

Vehicle prowl: Redmond police investigated a car prowl at 6:47 p.m. from the 16700 block of Northeast 103rd Place on Education Hill.

Fraud: Officers responded to two fraud reports. One came from Overlake. The other came from Grass Lawn.

Vehicle prowl: Redmond police responded to a car prowl at 2:13 p.m. from the 6700 block of 135th Court Northeast in Grass Lawn where debit and credit cards were stolen and used.

Malicious mischief: Redmond police responded to a reported malicious mischief call at a hotel in the 15700 block of Bear Creek Parkway downtown at 12:08 p.m. The crime allegedly involved a hotel guest.

Suspicious circumstance: Redmond police arrested a man for sleeping in a city park in the 7800 block of 168th Avenue Northeast downtown after dark.

DUI: Redmond police responded to a report of a traffic collision with no injury at 2:40 a.m. from the 8700 block of 172nd Avenue Northeast on Education Hill. A female was arrested for driving under the influence.

Friday, March 14

Fraud: A report was taken for fraud at 3:26 p.m. from the 14800 block of Redmond Way in Grass Lawn.

Malicious mischief: Redmond police responded to a report of malicious mischief at 3:23 p.m. from the 7400 block of 138th Place Northeast in Grass Lawn where a window was broken.

Identity theft: Redmond police took a report of identity theft at 11:48 a.m. from the 16400 block of Northeast 40th Street in Overlake in which a fraudulent tax return was filed using the victim’s identity.

Vandalism: At 11:27 a.m., an upset patron of a homeless shelter in the 16200 block of Northeast 87th Street downtown vandalized the shelter after not being satisfied with the services that are available.

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