PayPal account opened fraudulently in Overlake resident's name | Police blotter for May 12

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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, May 12

Identity theft: A young female's identity from the 9900 block of 185th Court Northeast on Education Hill was possibly stolen at 10:54 p.m. and used to purchase an airline ticket.

Assault: Redmond police responded to a report of an assault at 8:50 p.m. from the 8800 block of 166th Avenue Northeast on Education Hill.

Theft: Redmond police responded to a report of a theft at 6:14 p.m. from a residence in the 7300 block of 151st Avenue Northeast in Grass Lawn.

Grand theft auto: A report was taken at 6:09 p.m. for a stolen vehicle from the 7700 block of 178th Place Northeast downtown.

Bicycle theft: A report was taken for a stolen bicycle at 1:53 p.m. from the 15300 block of Redmond Way in Grass Lawn.

Out of gas: It was reported at 12:37 p.m. that about 28 gallons of diesel fuel was siphoned out of the victim's gas tank in the 16000 block of Northeast 106th Street on Education Hill.

Fraud: A victim from the 17300 block of Northeast 24th Street in Overlake received a "BillMeLater" collection letter from PayPal. An account was opened fraudulently using the victim's personal information.

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