Officers investigate theft of nearly $10K worth of jewelry from department store | Police Blotter for Dec. 25-Jan. 1

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Monday, Jan. 1

Assault: Redmond police took an assault report at 6:13 p.m. in the 16500 block of Northeast 92nd Street. Officers arrested a 75-year-old man for fourth-degree assault after he accused a woman of DUI and attempted a “citizen’s arrest.” Witnesses reported seeing the suspect berate the woman after she had pulled over, demand she get out of the car, and then grab her while yelling racial slurs at her. The suspect had apparently tailed the woman in his vehicle and blocked her car in when she pulled into her friend’s apartment parking lot. Responding officers did not suspect the woman of any impairment. The suspect was booked and then released.

Sunday, Dec. 31

Shoplifting: Redmond police took a shoplifting report at 2:45 p.m. in the 2200 block of 148th Avenue Northeast. Police are investigating the theft of almost $10,000 worth of jewelry from a local department store. Video surveillance captured an unknown suspect using an object to open a display case and remove many pieces of jewelry. The suspect was described as a white male, wearing a black puffy vest, black hat, grey hooded sweatshirt and khaki pants. The investigation is ongoing.

Saturday, Dec. 30

DUI: Redmond police took a DUI report at 9:35 p.m. at the intersection of Northeast 40th Street and 156th Avenue Northeast. Officers arrested a 58-year-old on suspicion of DUI after he was involved in a fender bender with another vehicle.

Friday, Dec. 29

Car prowl: Redmond police took a car-prowl report at 12:39 p.m. in the 9000 block of 166th Avenue Northeast. A woman reported having someone get into her car and take clothing, electronics and important documents. Officers collected evidence, which was sent for processing. The Redmond Police Department recommends never leaving valuables in plain view in a vehicle and making sure all the doors are locked.

Thursday, Dec. 28

Shoplifting: Redmond police took a shoplifting report at 9:43 p.m. in the 17200 block of Redmond Way. Store employees reported two unknown males stole multiple bottles of liquor and fled in a vehicle. Investigation is ongoing.

Wednesday, Dec. 27

Trespassing: Redmond police took a criminal-trespassing report at 2:29 a.m. in the 16500 block of Northeast 79th Street. Officers responded to an alarm set off at a construction site and flushed out a male who had been trespassing on the premises. The suspect was arrested for an outstanding warrant, criminal trespassing and for possessing illegal drugs.

Tuesday, Dec. 26

Theft: Redmond police took a theft report at 12:22 p.m. in the 15800 block of Northeast 90th Street. A woman reported the theft of her mail from her apartment complex and an attempted break in at her residence. Several mailboxes were broken into and there was damage to her front door. There was no suspect information at the time.

Monday, Dec. 25

Theft: Redmond police took a theft report at 4:55 p.m. in the 3800 block of 175th Avenue Northeast. A woman reported a pair of shoes had been stolen from her front porch. Her doorbell video captured the image of an unknown suspect attempting to open her front door and then grabbing the shoes and fleeing on a bicycle.

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