Group at car dealership peels out of lot with car | Police Blotter

Police blotter for Oct. 21-27.

  • Tuesday, November 12, 2019 8:30am
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Oct. 21

Car prowl: At 10:51 in the 15800 block of Bear Creek Parkway, someone smashed a car window and made off with a purse that had been left inside on the passenger seat. There was no suspect information available.

Grand theft auto: At 6:37 a.m. in the 18700 block of NE 59th Court, a woman discovered that her Honda was stolen from its parking place sometime overnight. Renton police found the car in their city. It was returned to the owner.

Home burglary: At 3:08 p.m. in the 9100 block of 169th Court Northeast, a couple came home to find that a burglar broke into their home. They stole jewelry, electronics and other things. They believe the suspect gained entry through an unlocked sliding door.

Oct. 22

Hit and run: At 1:14 p.m. in the 16600 block of Northeast 34th Court, 46-year-old male was arrested on suspicion of hit and run after a witness saw him back a truck into a parked car and then leave the area. Witnesses told police the suspect made no attempt to leave contact information on the victim’s car.

Just trying it out: At 4:57 p.m. in the 8200 block of Avondale Way Northeast, a group posed as potential car buyers stole and asked the dealership for the key to listen to the car’s engine. Then they peeled out of the lot. Seattle police found the unoccupied car two days later.

Fraud: At 3:42 p.m. in the 17700 block of Northeast 76th Street, someone posed as a Department of Homeland Security official and convinced a woman to send more than $2,000 in gift cards over the phone. They told her she had not filed a specific form and threatened her with arrest.

Oct. 26

DUI suspicion: At 7:04 p.m. in the 15400 block of Redmond Way, a 49-year-old man was arrested after he was involved in a two car crashes. An officer noticed the smell of alcohol emitting from the driver and he failed sobriety tests.

Oct. 27

Home burglary: At 8:15 p.m. in the 16500 block of Northeast 104th Street, a family’s home was ransacked. Several valuables were stolen. The thief may have entered through an unlocked door

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