Thrift store thieving: At 6:01 p.m. in the 16700 block of Redmond Way, a 29-year-old male was arrested after an employee spotted him shoplifting from a thrift store. The suspect fled and led officers on a quick pursuit. He was booked into jail on suspicion of theft, possession of illegal drugs and obstruction.
You’ve got no mail: Overnight in the 17600 block of Northeast 88th Place and vicinity, several people had their mail stolen. The investigation remains ongoing and evidence was collected from the scene.
Car play: At 2:21 p.m. in the 9900 block of Willows Road, a driver was arrested after he ping-ponged his car around a church parking lot, hitting numerous parked cars. Police located the 56-year-old man, who smelled strongly of alcohol. He was in possession of a partially full bottle of vodka.
You’re not the boss of me: At 2 p.m. in the 6700 block of 185th Avenue Northeast, someone posed as a CEO of a company and convinced an employee to send him $1,900 worth of gift cards. The scammer texted the victim. The victim compiled and sent the card numbers to the unidentified thief.
High school prowl: In the evening at 17200 block of Northeast 140th Street, two cars were prowled while parked at Redmond High School. The thief smashed car windows to gain entry. Backpacks, laptops and other items were stolen. No suspect has been identified.
Fast and furious: At 9:52 p.m. in the 8400 block of 154th Avenue Northeast, a male was ticketed for driving recklessly. He flipped his car onto its roof while the driver was drifting in a parking lot. The 19-year-old man told police he was likely driving too fast. Police agreed.
Door frame busting: At 8:45 p.m. in the 17300 block of Northeast 23rd Court, a burglar forced their way into the garage of an unoccupied home. They busted through a door frame. Nothing was stolen and the intruder did not gain access to the main house.