Friday, May 11
Vehicle Prowling: A car window was smashed and a purse stolen during the few minutes the victim was away from her car grabbing a coffee on the 14800 block of NE 24th St. There was no suspect information.
Multiple Vehicle Prowls: A car prowler hit three vehicles in the same parking lot while the owners were all nearby in a local park on the 7000 block of 148th Ave. NE. The suspect smashed windows to gain entry and snatched purses from each of the victim cars. Officers collected evidence from each of the vehicles and are continuing to investigate.
Residential Burglary: An unknown suspect stole a motorcycle out of a garage that had been left open overnight on the 13700 block of NE 94th St. No other items appeared to be missing from the residence.
Thursday, May 10
Identity Theft: A man contacted police after discovering two fraudulent utility accounts had been opened in his name without his knowledge on the 17300 block of NE 85th Place. The victim learned of the accounts after receiving past due notices from debt collectors. Both accounts were tracked back to Detroit, Michigan. No suspect information was immediately available.
Tuesday, May 8
Residential Burglary: A couple arrived home from running errands to find their home burglarized and their car stolen from their garage on the 18600 block of NE 55th Way. The thieves apparently pried open the front door and made off with jewelry, electronics and other items. The vehicle was recovered in Renton two days later and both the car and the house were canvassed for evidence. Police are continuing to investigate and have not yet identified the suspect.
Vehicle Prowling: Two vehicles were broken into sometime during the night and had bags, a small amount of money and other small items stolen on the 18500 block of NE 26th St. and vicinity. Neither vehicle had any sign of forced entry.
Monday, May 7
Commercial Burglary: Police are investigating a burglary of a local marijuana shop after unknown suspects smashed through a glass front door and stole merchandise on the 8200 block of Avondale Way. Officers set up a perimeter and employed a K9 unit in attempt to track the suspects, but they were not located. Evidence gathered at the scene is being processed and the investigation is ongoing.
Assault: A 24-year-old man was arrested after refusing to leave a bar and brawling with a bar employee on the 15700 block of Redmond Way. Officers responded to a fight in progress outside the bar, broke it up, and attempted to calm the man down. The employee said the man had become belligerent after he told him to leave. While being taken into custody, the man started fighting officers and attempted to flee. The man was arrested and booked into jail on suspicion of assault, trespassing and obstructing a law officer.