Customer punches employee during argument over car-repair bill | Police Blotter for Nov. 14-16

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Thursday, Nov. 16

DUI: Redmond police took a DUI report at 4:26 p.m. in the 14900 block of Northeast 20th Street. A 36-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of DUI after an officer observed her driving erratically while talking on her phone and almost crashing into another vehicle. The suspect was booked into jail and her vehicle was impounded.

Fraud: Redmond police took a fraud report at 2:58 p.m. in the 7900 block of 164th Avenue Northeast. Police responded to a local bank after a teller reported a woman had attempted to cash a fraudulent check.

Wednesday, Nov. 15

Assault: Redmond police took an assault report at 6:40 p.m. in the 1700 block of Avondale Way. Police arrested a 48-year-old woman for assault after she punched a car-repair-shop employee in the face during an argument over her bill. The victim sustained minor injuries and the suspect was released at the scene.

Shoplifting: Redmond police took a shoplifting report at 4:39 p.m. in the 17600 block of Northeast 76th Street. Officers arrested a woman for theft of liquor and candy from a local grocery store. After searching her property, police also found drug paraphernalia that officers had suspected she had been using to shoot up heroin.

Tuesday, Nov. 14

Attempted robbery: Redmond police took an attempted-robbery report at 11:19 p.m. in the 17400 block of Union Hill Road. The victim reported he had been approached while walking on the trail by an unknown suspect who pulled a gun on him and demanded his property. The victim turned and ran and escaped without injury. The victim described the suspect as a black male, about 5-foot-10 with a medium build but did not have any other details or know which direction the suspect had fled. RPD’s K-9 Unit responded and a perimeter was set up but after an extensive check by officers, no suspect was located.

Theft: Redmond police took a theft report at 7:34 p.m. in the 17900 block of Redmond Way. A woman reported having her wallet stolen while she was shopping at a local grocery store. She told police that there were fraudulent charges on her credit cards within an hour of them being stolen totaling more than $5,000. The Redmond Police Department highly recommends that shoppers keep their purse and wallet on their person at all times and not leave them unmonitored in a cart while shopping.

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