Victim reports unauthorized, stealthy landscaping | Police blotter

The Redmond police blotter for July 10 through 15. Courtesy of the Redmond police blog.

  • Friday, July 20, 2018 10:30am
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Sunday, July 15

10:09 p.m. – Burglary: A couple reported that someone had entered their second floor apartment through an open sliding patio door, rummaged through a purse, and stole some cash on the 16500 block of NE 36th Court. No suspect information was available.

1:12 p.m. – Theft: A man called police after his security camera was stolen off his residence and some odd landscaping related activities had been occurring on on his property on the 15700 block of NE 114th Way. The victim reported someone had stealthily trimmed some bushes and cut the grass in his backyard a few weeks ago. Another security camera on his property had captured someone in his yard digging dirt and leaving with a bucket of soil. He told police he had not authorized the suspicious unsolicited gardening.

Friday, July 13

502 p.m. – Burglary: Police responded to a report that a phone and some cash had been stolen from inside an apartment sometime while the resident was home on the 16500 block of NE 36th Court. The victim said the items had been on a table in the living room earlier in the day and then were suddenly gone. The door had been left unlocked and the victim speculated someone might have entered the home while he was in the shower. No suspect has been identified.

12:47 p.m. – Fraud:

A man filed a police report after he had been duped by on online seller into purchasing fake gold bars on the 6000 block of 185th Court NE. The victim took the bars to a gemological consulting service who confirmed they were not real gold.

Wednesday, July 11

4:30 p.m. – Burglary: A woman arrived home to find her front door had been pried open and several electronics and other items had been stolen on the 18100 block of NE 95th St. Evidence at the scene was sent for processing and the investigation is ongoing.

Tuesday, July 10

2:20 p.m. – Prowling: A prowler broke into a car through a slightly open window and stole a purse that had been left in the vehicle parked on the 17100 block of Redmond Way. Officers checked with surrounding businesses for surveillance footage but there was none.

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