Suspect shoplifts boxed wine, chugs it outside the store | Police blotter

The Redmond police blotter for Aug. 13 through 15.

  • Wednesday, August 29, 2018 2:30pm
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Wednesday, Aug. 15

12:17 p.m. – Shoplifting: Police were called after a 26-year-old male stole wine from a local grocery store. A loss prevention employee saw the suspect conceal a box of wine in his pocket and confronted him outside on the 17900 block of Redmond Way. The suspect refused to cooperate with the employee and instead chugged the wine defiantly. Police arrived, knew he already had an appointment at Community Court later in the day, and escorted him there with additional suspected charges of theft 3rd degree.

9:25 p.m. – Arrest: A 55-year-old male was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting and possession of drug paraphernalia and methamphetamine after he was seen stealing liquor and snacks by grocery store employees on the 17200 block of Redmond Way.

Tuesday, Aug. 14

1:30 p.m. – Shoplifting: A 20-year-old male was arrested on his birthday after stealing liquor and sodas from a grocery store on the 17200 block of Redmond Way. An officer driving past saw the suspect leave the store with a shopping basket full of beverages and two employees running after him. The suspect told officers he took the liquor with intention of bringing it to his birthday gathering later in the evening. He was booked on suspicion of theft and for being a minor in possession and released.

7:04 p.m. – Vehicle Prowl: A prowler smashed a car window and stole a purse that had been left on the back seat on the 3600 block of West Lake Sammamish Parkway. The victim discovered the credit cards that had been taken were used in Bothell a short time after the theft.

Monday, Aug. 13

7 p.m. – Vehicle Prowl: An unknown suspect rummaged through an unlocked vehicle and stole cash, car keys to another vehicle and other items on the 16800 block of NE 88th St. Officers gathered evidence and sent it for processing.

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