Suspects prowl three unlocked cars in one night | Police blotter

The Redmond police blotter for Sept. 17 through 20. Courtesy of the Redmond police blog.

  • Wednesday, October 10, 2018 1:45pm
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Monday, Sept. 17

8 a.m. – Vehicle Prowl: Police investigated a car prowl where a purse left in the vehicle was taken and debit cards were used shortly after on the 4500 block of 166th Place Northeast. No suspect has been identified.

3:40 p.m. – Commercial Burglary: An eyeglass store employee called police after finding someone had smashed the glass front door and burglarized the business. Responding officers did not locate the suspect but evidence gathered at the scene is being processed. The investigation is ongoing.

Tuesday, Sept. 18

3:10 a.m. – Multiple Vehicle Prowls: At least three vehicles were rifled through by an unknown prowler sometime overnight on the 14800 block of Northeast 67th Court. It appeared all of the cars had been left unlocked as there were no signs of forced entry.

4:18 p.m. – Shoplifting: Officers apprehended a shoplifting suspect outside of a local grocery store on the 17200 block of Redmond Way. The 25-year-old male tried to evade officers by running into the woods, but was quickly located. He was booked on suspicion of theft, possession of drug paraphernalia and obstructing a law enforcement officer.

9 p.m. – DUI: A 56-year-old male was arrested on suspicion of DUI after police found him unconscious behind the wheel of a running vehicle on the 17400 block of Northeast 76th Street. Officers contacted the suspect after spotting his truck idling partially on the sidewalk and partially blocking the road. After exhibiting many signs of intoxication the suspect was booked into jail.

Wednesday, Sept. 20

Fraud: A fraudster posing as a landlord swindled more than $5000 out of a person trying to rent a home on the 7400 block of 159th Place Northeast. The victim was talked into electronically sending money to secure the property, but soon found out the suspect had no connection to the property up for rent. The suspect has not yet been identified.

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