Teenager sends $150 in gift cards to unknown person on phone app | Police Blotter

Police blotter for July 1-6.

  • Friday, July 19, 2019 4:30pm
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July 1

Grand theft auto: At 6:39 a.m. in the 2500 block of 152nd Avenue Northeast, a car owner called police after he discovered his Honda Civic was stolen overnight. The car was found in Bellevue the following day. It was unoccupied.

Arrest: At 4:40 p.m. in the 17700 block of Northeast 76th Street, a 19-year-old male was seen stealing power tools from a hardware store. Evidence suggests the subject is responsible for several other similar thefts at home improvement stores around the area. He is facing shoplifting charges.

July 3

Burglary: At 1:09 a.m. in the 9000 block of 196th Avenue Northeast, a security guard discovered a city of Redmond park shed was broken into and called police. It was not immediately clear if anything had been stolen.

BB gone: At 5:30 p.m. in the 7200 block of 170th Avenue Northeast, a witness allegedly spotted a 23-year-old male stealing two BB guns from a sporting goods store. Officers contacted the suspect nearby in a local park where he was found in possession of the stolen items and is now facing theft charges.

Car theft: At 11:53 p.m. in the 16100 block of Northeast 83rd Street, there was a theft of a Honda Civic from the transit center sometime while the owner was at a baseball game. The car was found the next day in Marysville. It was returned to the rightful owner.

July 4

Car prowls: Overnight in the area of 14200 block of Northeast 67th Court, there were two reports of car prowls that occurred in the same neighborhood. The prowler stole cash, credit cards and other items. The thief’s identity is unknown.

Fraud: At 2:54 p.m. in the 17000 block of Northeast 110th way, a mother reported that her teenage son sent $150 in gift card numbers over an app on his phone. The teen reported he didn’t know the suspect in real life and there was no further identifying information.

July 5

Disloyalty: At 8:50 p.m. in the 17600 block of Union Hill Road, a 25-year-old male ran from a store with stolen merchandise in an attempt to flee police. The suspect jumped into the passenger’s seat of a Fiat driven by a woman. It was pulled over minutes later. And the suspect became combative with officers. He was detained after a brief scuffle. Both the officer and the suspect were treated at the scene for injuries sustained. The driver sped off as her friend was being arrested.

July 6

No honor among thieves: At 7:30 p.m. in the 7300 block of 170th Avenue Northeast, three thieves were seen fleeing from the gym after breaking into about two dozen lockers and taking gym members’ valuables. Two of them jumped in a car and left the third behind. The ditched subject attempted to escape through Redmond Town Center but was quickly detained by officers without incident. The other two in the car were also taken into custody.

Car break in: Sometime in the evening in the 17700 block of Northeast 76th Street, two vehicles had been broken into. Various electronics and cash were stolen by the unknown thief.


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