Burglars steal equipment from storage containers | Police blotter for May 14-18

Burglars steal equipment from storage containers | Police blotter for May 14-18

This is not a complete list of all incidents that occurred in Redmond during this time period.

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Monday, May 18

10:30 a.m. – Vehicle Prowling: Two parked vehicles were hit by a car prowler while the victims were nearby in a local park. Both women had left their purses in their cars and the suspect smashed windows and snatched the bags. There was no suspect information immediately available.

Sunday, May 17

2:20 p.m. – Fraud: A man reported that a credit card with a $13,000 limit had been opened in his name without his knowledge or permission.

Saturday, May 16

7:40 a.m. – Vehicle Prowling: Three vehicles parked in the same apartment lot on the 17700 block of Northeast 90th St. had windows smashed and various items stolen by an unknown suspect. Two of the three victims had their laptops taken from the vehicles.

Thursday, May 14

4:35 a.m. – Burglary: Several storage containers at a local manufacturing company were broken into and burglars made off with construction tools and other equipment on the 9400 block of Willows Road. The suspects cut off padlocks to access the containers and also swiped some copper wire. Police gathered evidence and security footage from the scene and are investigating.

5:30 a.m. – Theft: An unknown suspect grabbed a package off a front porch, tore it open, and stole the contents inside on the 15700 block of Northeast 53rd St. The thief scored a bottle of pet stain remover. No information about the suspect was available.

9:20 a.m. – Vehicle Prowl: A woman called police after her car was broken into and her purse, wallet, phone and tablet were stolen on the 14900 block of Northeast 31st Way. The victim reported she had been inside a daycare for about 15 minutes and returned to find her window smashed and belongings missing. There were no witnesses or security cameras in the parking lot.


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