Sept. 3, 2012
Theft of Cash: Police responded to the Pizza Hut on the 19900 block of South Prairie Road at 6:55 p.m. For a report of a theft. The cashier on duty told the responding officer that about 10 minutes before, a man entered the store to purchase a bottle of water that cost $1.91 and handed her a $20 bill along with a $1. When she tried to return the correct change, he wanted change back for a $50 bill later changed the demand to $100 bill, speaking very fast. The cashier left the front desk area to find the shift manager but returned to find the cash in her drawer, about $150 in assorted bills, was gone, along with the man. He is described as a black man wearing a green shirt and tan pants. He was seen associated with a gold, early 90s Oldsmobile or a similar vehicle.
Sept. 5, 2012
Vandalism: Police responded at about 5:30 p.m. To the East Point Church on the 21100 block of State Route 410 for a report of a vandalism that had just occurred. The front of the building had been spray-painted with blue paint along with a message and anarchy symbol and 'King 20K JK.' A witness had taken photos of the suspect in the act and was sharing them with police.
Sept. 6, 2012
Domestic Incident: Police responded to a residence at about 7 a.m. For a report that a juvenile had assaulted his grandfather. The responding officers found the juvenile had shoved his grandfather over an argument that escalated over getting up and ready for school. The juvenile was arrested for fourth-degree domestic violence assault and for an outstanding warrant at Remann Hall.
Bikes Stolen: Police received a report at about 12 p.m. That two bicycles were stolen from an unsecured trailer that was parked behind the Rainier Board Shop on the 19600 block of State Route 410. The theft was believed to have happened on Sept. 4 some time between 4 p.m. And 7 p.m. The bikes were described as a chrome Schwinn BMX type bicycle and a purple and silver Trek mountain bike, both valued in total about $650.
Residential Burglary: Police responded to a report of a residential burglary at a home on the 9100 block of 214th Avenue at 4:52 p.m. The owner reported that a bicycle and weed-eater were removed from his detached garage, and a large bag of plastic lawn equipment that didn't belong to him was left there. The garage door and back window to the garage were open when the owner first came home. The bike was described as a Felt 90 road bike, red in color with black forks worth about $740, and the weed-easter was a red, Troy-Bilt 4 cycle worth about $140.
Residential Burglary: Police responded to a report of a residential burglary at a home on the 20400 block of 70th Street E. at 5:44 p.m. The resident reported that someone had entered his home and his detached garage between the hours of 12 p.m. And 4:30 p.m. and stolen a lock box that contained pieces of jewelry and coins, as well as two chain saws – an unknown model Craftsman and a Stihl model 028. The responding officer did not find signs of forced entry to the property as the resident reported both the home and garage were unsecured.
Sept. 7, 2012
Theft: Police responded at about 10:45 a.m. To the site of Pistol Annie's Jewelry and Pawn on Veterans Memorial Drive East for a report that two concrete planter boxes that been stolen. The owner reported the theft happened between 7 p.m. On Sept. 3 and 9 a.m. On Sept. 6. The boxes were described as three feet by three feet, weighing about 300 pounds each and valued at about $500 each.
Commercial Burglary: Police responded at about 12 p.m. To the Stor-It-Here on the 9900 block of 216th Avenue E. for a report that three units were broken into sometime after Sept. 1 and the suspect or suspects broke in through the roof and accessed the subsequent units by cutting holes in the walls that separated them.
Commercial Burglary: Police received a report at about 1:15 p.m. That a storage unit at Centennial Storage Center on the 21900 block of State Route 410 had been broken into. The renter of the unit reported seeing a lock that was different from the standard issue lock from Centennial Storage on his unit on Sept. 1. When the company reported they didn't touch the lock, they helped him cut the replacement lock and he found several items missing: a Rigid Myter saw with a stand valued at $500, 2 Gecko 4 wheeler sand wheel and tires valued at $350, a Porter Cable Pancake compressor valued at $200, a Senco 12 Gauge nailgun valued at $150, a Bostitch floor nailer valued at $250, 2 Hitachi air compressor hoses valued at $40 and 2 Dunlop stock wheels and tires for a 4 wheeler valued at $160.
Shoplifting: Police responded to Albertsons at about 7 p.m. For a report that a suspect known to staff was seen stealing two beers from the store and was sitting his vehicle in the parking lot. Responding officers located the suspect at his vehicle, which wouldn't start, and he acknowledged he stole the beers. Because of his history with the store, police were also able to recover a neon Bud Light sign that he also admitted to stealing. He was arrested for both thefts.
Domestic Violence Assault: Police responded to a residence on the 19200 block of 75th St. E. at about 9 p.m. For a report that a man was assaulting his wife with a baseball bat. Upon the officers' arrival, the man had left the scene. The woman said she has two daughters in the house with her during the assault in which he tried to choke her at one point and she hid in the bathroom to call for help on her cell phone. One daughter reported he also threw her against the wall when she tried to answer the phone. Police were not able to locate the suspect and after initial investigation cleared the scene at about 8:30 p.m. Shortly after, the woman called police to report her daughter said he was back in the house, but he was gone when police arrived. They did locate him at about 11 p.m. On the property of a residence on the 7500 block of 192nd Avenue East and took him into custody for second-degree domestic violence assault.
Sept. 8, 2012
Vehicle Prowl: Police responded to a report of a vehicle prowl at 9:12 a.m. At a residence on the 6500 block of 194th Avenue E. The victim reported her vehicle was unlocked in her driveway overnight and she discovered in the morning that someone had rummaged through her glovebox. Most of her vehicle's paperwork was missing but police were able to recover some of it on the street nearby. The car's owner's manual and her insurance cards were not found, however. The victim reported there was an ongoing problem with thefts and vandalism in the neighborhood.
Sept. 9, 2012
Property Damage: Police responded to a residence on the 18800 block of 68th St. E. at about 4:30 p.m. For an audible residential alarm that indicated glass breaking. They found the home's back lower sliding door had been broken with a baseball-sized rock. The outer pane of the window was broken but the inner pane remained intact. Police later confirmed with the homeowner that no entry was made.
Sept. 12, 2012
Marijuana and Smashing Watermelons: Police responded to Safeway at about 12:30 a.m. For a report that a man was picking up watermelons from a sales display in front of the store and smashing them on the ground. He was located by responding officers and arrested for malicious mischief, as well as possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after officers found the items on him.