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Soccer net burned at school on Education Hill | Police blotter for April 10-14

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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, April 14

Fraud: At 1 p.m., Redmond police took a report of a fraud from the 15600 block of Northeast 40th Street in which a caller pretended to be a government agent and tricked the victim into wiring them money.

Suspicious circumstance: Suspicious items were found in the parking lot of a commercial area in the 17700 block of Northeast 65th Street downtown.

Arson: At 10:54 a.m., suspicious fire damaged playground equipment at an elementary school in the 11100 block of 162nd Avenue Northeast on Education Hill. Someone burned a hole in a soccer net on the playground.

Burglary: It was reported at 8:35 a.m. that a small safe was stolen from an accountant's office in the 15100 block of Northeast 92nd Street in Grass Lawn sometime after Friday. There was no forced entry.

Theft of vehicle parts: A resident of an apartment complex in the 18600 block of Northeast 62nd Court downtown reported a tire stolen from his vehicle.

Sunday, April 13

Burglary: Officers responded to a burglary at 4:54 p.m. from the 7000 block of 132nd Avenue Northeast in Grass Lawn.

Shoplifting: A man was arrested at 1:29 p.m. for shoplifting in the 15000 block of Northeast 24th Street in Overlake.

Vehicle prowl: A resident in the 4300 block of 156th Avenue Northeast in Overlake contacted police at 10:20 a.m. to report an unknown suspect had broken into a vehicle.

Saturday, April 12

Shoplifting: Officers responded to two shoplifting reports. The first came from downtown at 6:07 p.m. from a department store in the 17600 block of Union Hill Road. At 6:16 p.m., a man was caught stealing from a store in the 2200 block of 148th Avenue Northeast in Overlake.

Fraud: Officers responded to two fraud reports from Grass Lawn.

You've got no mail: The property manager of an apartment complex in the 8200 block of 149th Way Northeast in Grass Lawn contacted police at 11:07 a.m. to report an unknown suspect had broken into the complex mailboxes.

Reckless endangerment: Sometime during the night a pistol caliber bullet entered a couples' apartment in the 13200 block of Old Redmond Road in Grass Lawn, ricocheted off the ceiling, then off a bookshelf and came to rest near the dining room table.

Trespass: Two subjects were found inside an abandoned residence in the 9100 block of 162nd Place Northeast on Education Hill. An investigation is pending.

Friday, April 11

Shoplifting: Redmond police investigated a shoplifting report at 6:50 p.m. from the 14800 block of Northeast 24th Street in Overlake.

Vehicle prowl attempt: Redmond police responded to an attempted car prowl at 4:01 p.m. from the 14500 block of Northeast 91st Street in Grass Lawn.

Identity theft: A resident from the 6200 block of 145th Avenue Northeast in Grass Lawn contacted police at 2:20 p.m. to report an unknown suspect had opened fraudulent credit cards under their name.

Fraud: Officers took two reports of fraudulently filed tax returns from Education Hill.

Vehicle prowl: At 6 a.m., Redmond police investigated the report of a car prowl from the 3000 block of 177th Avenue Northeast in Overlake.

Thursday, April 10

Suspicious circumstance: At 9:14 p.m., Redmond police responded to a report of suspicious activity at the transit center in the 16100 block of Northeast 83rd Street downtown.

Fight: Officers responded to a fight in progress at 7:11 p.m. from the 11400 block of Avondale Road on Education Hill. One male was arrested.

Fraud: Redmond police responded to two fraud reports. The first came at 11:39 a.m. from the 17200 block of Northeast 20th Place in Overlake. The second came at 4:39 p.m. from the 7800 block of 134th Avenue Northeast in Grass Lawn.

Shoplifting: Redmond police investigated a shoplifting report at 3:36 p.m. from the 11400 block of Avondale Road on Education Hill.

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