Bonney Lake Police Reports: More than 270 Gallons of Gas Stolen, Solicitors Refuse to Leave and Multiple Burglaries and Thefts

The following arrest information was supplied by the Bonney Lake Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

Sept. 21, 2012

Shoplifting: Police responded to the T-Mobile store at 9527 192nd Avenue E at 4:13 p.m. for a report that someone had ripped a functional Samsung Galaxy S3 phone from the wall and fled the store. The suspect was described as a white male about 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall, between 17 and 19 years old with a slim build. The phone was valued at $549.99.

Sept. 22, 2012

Property Damage: Police responded at 7:07 a.m. to the 8300 block of 209th Avenue Ct. E for a report that several vehicles were damaged by rocks overnight. The responding officer identified seven vehicles that were damaged. One resident was able to supply surveillance footage to police that showed that at about 12:55 a.m., a silver sedan drove north into the cul-de-sac where the then turned off its lights. The sedan then headed south with the passenger side window down.

Sept. 25, 2012

Residential Burglary: Police responded at 11:20 a.m. to a residence on the 20400 block of 70th Street E for a report that a laptop computer was stolen. The victim said the laptop was last ween on Friday, Sept. 21 at about 8:15 a.m. and that the back door of the residence didn't lock. No other property was reported missing and there was no damage to the door.

Sept. 27, 2012

Residential Burglary: Police responded at 8:29 p.m. to a residence on the 7200 block of 194th Avenue E for a report that it had been broken into and ransacked. Police found the side window to the left of the front door had been broken. The current renter reported that a Yamaha electric guitar valued at $150 was stolen but as she was in the process of moving, she didn't have much in the residence. The owner later confirmed nothing else was taken.

Sept. 28, 2012

Minor in Possession: Police arrested an 18-year-old man for minor in possession at about 2 a.m. behind the Goodwill store after an initial pursuit that began about 20 minutes earlier.

Vehicle Prowl: Police responded at 10:40 p.m. to the Goodwill store on a report of a stolen phone. The victim said he had been at the McDonald's at about 6 p.m. and upon returning to his car, he noticed his HTC Inspire cell phone valued at $99 was missing. He tracked to phone to the back of the Goodwill store but was unable to find it. The victim said there was no damage to his vehicle and that he had left it unlocked while at McDonald's.

Sept. 29, 2012

Attempted Break-in: Police responded at 8:26 p.m. to East Point Church for a report of a vehicle break-in. The victim reported he parked his truck at the church at about 5:30 p.m. and upon returning at 8 p.m. Found the lock on the door had been damaged. A witness said he saw a white male with red hair standing next to the truck at about 7:30 p.m. but walked away when he saw he was being watched. The man was seen entering a black Subaru and leaving. The victim reported nothing was missing; police verified that someone appeared to have tried to punch the lock.

Theft: Police responded at 9:57 p.m. to Safeway for a report that a woman's wallet was stolen at the checkout line. The victim said she had paid for her merchandise and began walking out of the store when she realized she'd left her wallet at checkout. When she returned, the wallet, white and black polka dotted with bows, was gone. Store surveillance showed a white male in late teens/early 20s, wearing a grey sock cap, a red hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and red and white tennis shoes picking up the wallet and leaving the store.

Sept. 30, 2012

Shoplifting: Police responded at 1:15 a.m. to JB Mart at 18311 of Veterans Memorial Drive E for a report that a teen with shot blonde hair had stolen three cans of Four Loko alcoholic beverages from the cooler and fleeing the store. The teen threw two to the ground during the chase, causing one to burst and jumped into a cream-colored vehicle with the last can. The manager, who sustained minor injuries during the pursuit, reported the vehicle's license plate to police and would be providing store surveillance footage. The value of the beverage stolen was $2.79.

Oct. 1, 2012

Pushy Petitioners: Police responded at 1:16 p.m. to Walmart for a report that solicitors had been overly aggressive with customers and refused to leave upon store management's request. The officers contacted two people with California driver's licenses and engaged in a conversation about their rights to be there before the two subjects ultimately left. Store management indicated they would report and criminally trespass them if they returned and were again uncooperative.

Residential Burglary: Police responded at 2:23 p.m. to a residence on the 8100 block of 182nd Avenue E for a report of a burglary sometime between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The victim said several items had been moved and three jewelry boxes were missing, her front door was unlocked and her back sliding door was slightly open. There were no clear signs of forced entry.

Mailbox Vandalized: Police responded at about 3 p.m. to a residence on the 20200 block of Church Lake Road E for a report that a mailbox had been vandalized. The victim said he last removed mail from the mailbox at about 4 p.m. on Sept. 28 and locked it afterwards. He then noticed on Sept. 29 at about 12 p.m. that the door was open and there were pry marks at the top of the door just about the lock. No mail was believed to be stolen.

Gas Theft: Police responded at 3:17 p.m. to Pacific Pride at 21416 101st Street E for a report that 270 gallons of fuel were stolen from storage tanks at the business on Sept. 28. The owner told police the suspect's ID is unknown but had stolen gas using the same methodology in the past. The owner said after the first theft he had installed an alarm system for the storage tanks. The alarm company had contacted him at about 2:34 a.m. on Sept. 28, but he didn't notify police.

Oct. 2, 2012

Gas Theft: Police received a report from a van pool driver of a Pierce County van that usually parks in the Fred Meyer parking lot that someone had siphoned the gas out of the van overnight and left a green garden hose protruding from the fuel tank.

Residential Burglary: Police responded at 6:20 p.m. to a residence on the 7500 block of 193rd Avenue E for a report that a Sony Play Station 3 and an HDMI cable were stolen from the home sometime between 6 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. that day. The victim said two windows had been broken in order for the suspect(s) to gain entry though nothing else appeared to have been taken. The Play Station was valued at $200 and the cable about $20.

Vehicle Theft: Police responded at 8:32 p.m. to a residence on the 9400 block of Angeline Road for a report that a Sony Explode 1200 Watt amplifier had been stolen from a vehicle parked in the driveway. The victim said the theft happened sometime between 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 1 and 8 p.m. when she noticed it was gone. She told police the vehicle had been locked and the responding officer also indicated there was no evidence of a forced break-in other than seeing the cut wires in the trunk where the amplifier had been stored.

Oct. 3, 2012

Vehicle Prowl: Police received a report at about 7:50 p.m. that a vehicle parked in the back of a residence on the 17600 block of 111th Street Ct. E had been broken into sometime between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Items stolen included a gas card, Coach sunglasses valued at $400, a ring valued at $100 and a key fob to the vehicle. The victim said she had not locked the vehicle.

Oct. 4, 2012

Underaged Drinking and Driving: Police arrested a 17-year-old boy after responding to a report of a suspicious vehicle at 1:20 a.m. in the area of 20400 71st Street E. The boy told police he had taken his grandmother's car without permission but had veered off the road while trying to adjust the car's defroster, striking several trash cans and rockeries before getting stuck. He also admitted to officers he had been drinking whiskey and smoked marijuana earlier. No injuries were reported. The boy was booked to Remann Hall where recommended charges against him were second-degree taking a motor vehicle without permission, driving under the influence of alcohol, minor in possession of alcohol and no valid operators license without ID.


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