Mother presses charges against 15-year-old who stole her car | Police Blotter

Police blotter for June 3-9.

June 3

No seatbelt leads to DUI: At 5:54 p.m. in the 10900 block of Avondale Road, an officer pulled over a driver who was not wearing his seatbelt. After the officer noticed the man exhibiting numerous signs of intoxication, the 45-year-old male was arrested.

June 5

Not just checking something: At 3:35 p.m. in the 9300 block of Avondale Road, a woman reported that while at a party an acquaintance asked for her car keys to check something inside her car. Then that person took off with the vehicle. The suspect refused to return the car despite repeated requests to do so.

Funny money: At 10:10 p.m. in the 7500 block of 170th Avenue Northeast, a store employee called police after they noticed six $20 bills that appeared to be counterfeit. They were given to him by a customer.

June 6

Outfit change: At 9:44 p.m. in the 17100 block of Redmond Way, a car prowler smashed a parked car’s window and stole makeup and clothing. No suspect information is available.

June 7

Stolen card use: At 5 a.m. in the 8300 block of 164th Avenue Northeast, an unknown subject used the victim’s stolen credit cards at multiple locations in Redmond and around the state. The thief’s identity is not known.

June 8

Mother presses charges: At 1:23 a.m. at Avondale Road Northeast and 180th Avenue Northeast, a 15-year-old stole his mother’s car. The victim told police the teen took her car without her permission. He also did not have a driver’s license. The mother pressed charges. The teen was arrested and then released into his mother’s custody.

It’s a scam: At 3:17 p.m. in the 11300 block of 177th Place Northeast, someone called and claimed to be from the Department of Homeland Security. The suspect told the victim she was being charged with multiple crimes. She needed to purchase gift cards and give the caller the numbers. The woman was scammed out of $2,700.

June 9

Car prowls: During the evening at Northeast 74th Street and 164th Avenue Northeast and vicinity, several cars parked at Redmond Town Center were prowled.

Gym thievery: At 4:08 p.m. in the 7300 block of 170th Avenue Northeast, police investigated a theft after a man reported his credit cards had been stolen from his gym locker. Several thousand dollars of purchases were made on the cards. Investigation is ongoing.