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Bonney Lake Police Reports: Multiple Mailboxes Broken Into, $4,000 in Equipment Stolen from Vehicle, and Shoplifting Suspect Leaves ID Papers Behind

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

Oct. 24, 2012

Lying About Identify: Police arrested a woman for an outstanding warrant for driving while license suspended out of Puyallup during a traffic stop at the Wendy's parking lot after 6:20 p.m. The woman initially lied to the officer about her identify, using a driver's license that wasn't hers. She was released to Puyallup police and also cited for third degree driving while license suspended and making false statements.

Oct. 25, 2012

Drug Possession: Police arrested a man for unlawful possession of a controlled substance after a traffic stop at about 12:45 a.m. on 214th Avenue East near Safeway. The driver was initially stopped as officers responded to a report of a shoplifting incident at Safeway and his vehicle matched the suspect vehicle's description. However, it was determined this driver was not involved in the shoplifting. He did have an outstanding warrant in Buckley and officers found oxycodone pills on his person; he did not have a prescription.

Mail Theft: Police responded to the 8100 block of 179th Avenue East at 10:30 a.m. for a report that several locked and unlocked mailboxes had been broken into and mail stolen. The initial victim reported she had noticed mailboxes on 83rd Street East, 180th Avenue Court East and 82nd Street East had also been broken into and she believes the thefts happened overnight between Oct. 27 and Oct. 28. Officers tried to verify how many victims there were but were still waiting for more victims to come forward to be able to verify what was stolen.

Domestic Violence: Police arrested a man for malicious mischief domestic violence after responding to a residence on the 8800 block of Angeline Road East at 2:45 p.m. A woman reported having problems with her son who was throwing things around the house following a disagreement.

Vandalism: Police responded to Priced Right Printing and Signs on Veterans Memorial Drive East at 5:54 p.m. for a report that juveniles appeared to be damaging windows on the building. A witness told police he saw two boys, about ages 8 to 10, holding sticks and hitting the glass windows on the building with the sticks. When he yelled at them, they fled. The building's owner indicated the windows were previously cracked – also from vandalism - but had not been completely broken out like they now were.

Oct. 26, 2012

Vehicle Prowl: Police received a report at about 12 p.m. regarding a vehicle prowl that had occurred on the 9100 block of 204th Avenue East. The victim, who works at a heating and air conditioning business, told police the break-in was discovered at 6 a.m. on Oct. 22 and that it was still undisturbed at 11:30 p.m. the previous night. The victim said he believed he locked the vehicle, but as there were no signs of forced entry, the suspect(s) may have entered via a faulty rear passenger side door. About $4,000 in equipment was stolen including different types of gauges, a recovery machine, a Garmin GPS, several took mirrors, a case of screws and bolts and a tool bag with miscellaneous land tools inside it.

Disorderly Conduct: Police arrested a man for disorderly conduct after responding to the New Peking Restaurant at 10:11 p.m. The bouncer at the restaurant told police the bartender had cut off the suspect due to his level of intoxication, which upset the man and he started to try and fight anyone in the area. He struck the bouncer and at some point also sustained an injury to his left eye.

Oct. 27, 2012

Vandalism: Police received a report at 11:55 p.m. that a vehicle in the Bonney Lake High School parking lot had been vandalized and the front windshield smashed out. The vehicle appeared to be abandoned near the softball fields.

Theft: Police responded to Target at 3:30 p.m. for a report that someone was seen driving a red pickup truck to the back of the store, loading five crates and then fleeing the area. Surveillance footage showed it was a white male adult. There are no suspects at this time.

Shoplifting: Police responded to Walmart at 6:15 p.m. for a report of a theft. Store personnel reported seeing a teen take three bottles of liquor and put them in his backpack. He also grabbed a bag of Doritos before heading out of the store. When confronted by store security, the teen dropped the merchandise and fled. Inside his backpack, police found Bonney Lake Municipal Court papers with identification information. The case was being forwarded to city's municipal court with charges of theft in the third degree and minor in possession of alcohol.

Oct. 28, 2012

Shoplifting: Police responded to Walmart at 1:50 a.m. for a report of a shoplifting in progress though the suspect had fled before they arrived. Store personnel reported a white male was seen selecting a red jacket, a T-Mobile phone and a backpack. When management tried to contact him, he ran from the scene. Staff have provided police with surveillance footage and a receipt for the stolen items which totaled about $209.

Domestic Incident: Police responded to a residence on the 18600 block of 88th Street East at 9 a.m. for a report that a man had kicked in the front door of his girlfriend's residence while trying to retrieve property. Both parties told police what happened which corroborated that no physical altercation took place.

Fireworks Violation: Police responded to the 20400 block of 70th Street East at 3:51 p.m. for a report of a loud explosion that was connected to a resident setting off a firework for his child's birthday. The man told police it was an M80 style fire cracker that made a loud noise but was evasive in providing evidence of the debris. He showed officers other fireworks he also possessed, which police identified as ground flowers that were not capable of making an explosion, but the man insisted it was the type of firework he lit. The case was referred to the city prosecutor.

Shoplifting: Police responded to Walmart at about 4:15 p.m. for a report of a shoplifting incident. A female suspect was seen putting multiple items into a shopping bag that contained previously paid for merchandise. She was issued a criminal citation for theft and released at the scene. She was also trespassed from all Walmarts indefinitely.

Involuntary Commitment: Police contacted East Pierce Fire and Rescue for assistance after responding to the 20800 block of State Route 410 at about 8 p.m. for a welfare check. An individual was seen walking in and out of traffic and behaving in a bizarre way such that officers believed he was under the influence of a narcotic. The responders determined he was unable to care for himself and so he was involuntarily committed for treatment.

Oct. 29, 2012

Domestic Violence: Police responded to a residence on the 19400 block of 67th Street Court East at 11:15 a.m. for a report of a domestic incident at a neighbor's home. The officers contacted a woman who reported he had gotten into an argument with her boyfriend over taking care of their children and he had grabbed her hair and slammed her into a wall. The woman was not injured and had no visible marks. The man left the area before police arrived. Due to lack of evidence, they advised the woman to contact police if he returned but no charges could yet be filed.

Lying About Identity: Police arrested a woman after she falsely identified herself during a traffic stop on the 10100 block of 214th Avenue East at 4:30 p.m. The woman was initially pulled over because her windshield had several cracks on it, but she was unable to produce proper identification and gave a false ID at first. After the officer did a records check, she admitted her real name, which indicated that she had an arrest warrant out of Federal Way and had a driving status of driving while license suspended, third degree. She was cited for third degree driving while license suspended, making false or misleading statements to the police and also given an infraction for defective equipment.

Oct. 30, 2012

Domestic Violence: Police arrested a man for assault domestic violence after responding to a residence on the 18700 block of McGhee Drive at 9:34 p.m. The man had reportedly pushed his father-in-law during an argument who then struck him in the face. The responding officer found the man had been the primary aggressor in the incident.

Oct. 31, 2012

Minor Stealing Liquor: Police arrested and later released a female juvenile at Target at about 8:30 p.m. after store security observed her place two 750 mL bottles of Sky vodka in a large backpack and try to walk out without paying for them. The juvenile was released to her mother and charges of shoplifting and minor in possession would be forwarded to juvenile prosecutors at Remann Hall.

Todd November 06, 2012 at 03:47 PM
A neighbor of mine had four gas cans stolen from his garage in the middle of the day, while he was mowing...things are starting to get more alarming, and it's only going to get worse before it gets better...keep your posessions as secure as possible, to reduce temptation and risk to your property and family.

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