Woman’s purse stolen as she’s watching son’s sports game | Police Blotter

Police blotter for Sept. 30-Oct. 6.

  • Thursday, October 17, 2019 1:49pm
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Sept. 30

Theft: At 4:20 p.m. in the 7500 block of 159th Place Northeast, a thief broke into a secure locker at an apartment complex and stole a bicycle. The victim told police this is the third bike stolen from the bike locker that he owned.

Oct. 1

Arrest: At 5:10 p.m. in the 17600 block of Union Hill Road, a 22-year-old male was caught shoplifting shoes from a department store. The suspect then told police he had swallowed heroin to avoid being booked into jail but soon admitted that was not true.

Car theft: At 6 a.m. in the 17400 block of Northeast 455th Street, there was a report of a stolen car after the victim found his car missing from its regular parking spot.There is no suspect information.

Oct. 3

Car prowl: At 8 a.m. in the 11400 block of 157th Court Northeast, an unknown car prowler smashed a car window and stole a laptop from inside.

Parts taken: At 1:13 a.m. in the 9200 block of Union Hill Road, a thief crashed his car through a business’ gate and stole several aluminum rims.

Gone phishing: At 10:55 a.m. in the 16200 block of Northeast 80th Street, a man was the victim of a “phishing” scam. Someone posed as one of his regular suppliers and intercepted a payment. The victim believed he had sent more than $35,000 to a regular client but found the money had been instead directed to an unknown account.

Oct. 4

Home burglary: at 4:51 p.m. in the 2400 block of 173rd Place Northeast, a 32-year-old male is facing felony charges for burglary. There was a burglary-in-progress and a subject’s home. His security system pinged his phone with an alert. Officers searched the area with the assistance of a Renton K-9 team and tracked the suspect to a nearby residence.

Oct. 5

Purse gone: At 3:45 p.m. in the 17200 block of Northeast 104th Street, a woman’s purse was stolen out of her unlocked vehicle while she was parked at the high school watching her son’s sports game.

Oct. 6

Mail surprise: At 3:11 p.m. in the 10900 block of Avondale Road, a passer-by found a pile of stolen mail and packages in some underbrush. Officers tracked down the victims and returned the mail. The thief has not been identified.

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