Dec. 13, 2012
Shoplifting: Police responded to T-Mobile at 9513 192nd Avenue East at 5:53 p.m. for a report a while male wearing a black coat and a gray beanie hat had cut the attached line to a Samsung Galaxy III phone valued at $550 and left the store with it. Store employees provided a possible suspect identity.
Dec. 21, 2012
Hit and Run: A citizen observed a juvenile female side-swipe another vehicle in the Fred Meyer parking lot at about 1:45 p.m. and reported to police that though she indicated she'd leave a note with her information, the note was blank. The citizen provided a license plate number and the responding officer was able to locate the driver, who was cited for criminal hit and run, and her parent was notified as well.
Dec. 24, 2012
Vehicle Prowl: Police responded to the 19300 block of 75th Street East at 2:34 p.m. for a report that a van had been broken into sometime between 3 p.m. the previous day and 2:30 p.m. that day. The passenger side door window and passenger side slider door window were both smashed and more than $200 in tools were stolen on top of the $300 in damages done to the vehicle.
Hit and Run: Police responded to Target at 6:34 p.m. for a report of a hit and run that had occurred earlier nearby. The suspect and his vehicle was later located in Edgewood and police investigation led to the suspect being arrested for hit and run and issued an infraction for negligent driving and no proof of insurance. He had previously been detained by Edgewood Police for third degree driving while license suspended.
Dec. 26, 2012
Vandalism and Theft from Goodwill: Police responded to Goodwill at 8:54 a.m. for a report that a trailer had been broken into and up to $1,600 in items were stolen. Vehicle prowls have been a problem at Goodwill since mid-November, according to staff.
Domestic Violence: Police arrested and then cited a woman for two counts of assault domestic violence after responding to a residence on the 8300 block of Meyers Road at 1:07 p.m. for a report of a disturbance between a boyfriend and girlfriend and the boyfriend's mother. The girlfriend had reportedly struck the mother and admits to possibly inadvertently hitting her boyfriend during the confrontation.
Dec. 27, 2012
Overdose: Police responded to the Fred Meyer fuel station at 2:22 a.m. and found a female driver slumped over the steering wheel with the vehicle, parked in a strange position, still running. Several prescription pain medication bottles were found in the vehicle but responders were unable to revive her. She was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital via ambulance by East Pierce Fire and Rescue.
Domestic Violence: Police arrested a man for assault and malicious mischief after responding to a residence on the 20200 block of 93rd Street East at 5:50 a.m. for a report of a disturbance. The man had reportedly pushed his girlfriend, who was pregnant. She reported he also tried to prevent her from leaving while also breaking a window at the property.
Shoplifting: Police responded to Walmart at 7:29 p.m. for a report that a suspect had defrauded the store by placing a UPC (Universal Product Code) sticker on a $99 Lego set that revalued it at $10.97, which was what he paid at the register. Surveillance showed the suspect placing the sticker at the bottom of the item before he brought it to to register. The victim reported he'd printed the sticker from a home computer and had gotten them from a neighbor.
Employee Theft: Police responded to Safeway at 7:37 p.m. for a report that an underaged employee had been stealing and consuming Mike's Hard Lemonade. He was cited by police for theft.
Dec. 28, 2012
Stolen Moped: Police received a report at 5:15 p.m. that a moped had been stolen from a residence on the 18400 block of 106th Street East. The victim reported the theft could have happened any time between Sept. 1 and Dec. 28. He had placed it at the side of the residence because it leaked oil; it didn't need a key to be operated. The vehicle was described as a white 1995 TOMOS Terga with a Washington license of 9A3389.
Purse Stolen While Shopping: Police responded to Safeway at 9:11 p.m. for a report a woman's purse had been stolen from her cart while she was shopping in the store. She reported putting the purse on the top of her cart while she bent down to pick up an item and place it in her cart. Shortly after she realized her purse was missing. Store surveillance showed a heavy-set white male, mid to late 20s, wearing a black jacket, brown jeans, brown shoes and a dark ball cap walk into the same aisle with nothing in his hands and later exiting with what looked like a green purse. The victim described it as a green Sag purse.
Dec. 29, 2012
Vehicle Prowl: Police responded to the 19200 block of Evergreen Drive at 10:56 a.m. for a report of a prowl that happened between 11 a.m. on Dec. 21 and 2 p.m. on Dec. 28. The victim reported no damage to the vehicle nor were there signs of forced entry. A $50 digital camera and the vehicle's registration had been stolen.
Shoplifting: Police responded to Walmart at 10:23 p.m. for a report that a black male was seen stealing several hundred dollars of equipment from the store. An employee reported observing the suspect, who was wearing a black jacket and black jeans, standing next to the emergency fire exit on with a shopping cart that contained a television, two tool sets and a desktop computer. He was seen leaving the store through that exit and loading the items into a truck – a second accomplice exited the truck to help load. When pursued by store employees, the truck drove away but not before the television fell out of the truck.
Dec. 30, 2012
Public Urination: Police cited a man for urinating in public near Safeway at 12:25 a.m. while his wife was reportedly shopping in the store.
DUI: Police arrested a woman for DUI after 2 a.m. at 114th Street East and South Prairie Road following a citizen's report her vehicle was having trouble keeping within its lane of travel.
Vehicle Prowl: Police received a report at 11:08 p.m. that a vehicle parked in the Walmart parking lot the day earlier had been prowled and several items stolen. The theft occurred between 8:10 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 29. The victim reported the vehicle was unlocked and no damage was found.
Jan. 1, 2013
Vehicle Stolen, then Found: Police responded to the 8300 block of 212th Avenue East at 9:15 a.m. for a report that a vehicle had been stolen overnight between 2 a.m. and 9 a.m. At about 10:55 a.m. that same morning, the victim reported a family member had located the vehicle on the 9300 block of 214th Avenue. The driver's side door window was rolled down and it had a dead battery because the lights had been left on. The victim reported there was no damage to the vehicle though the ignition was more difficult to maneuver.
McDonald's Menu Damaged: Police responded to the McDonalds at 21007 State Route 410 at 9:15 a.m. for a report that a vehicle had struck a drive-thru menu board and leaving about $4,000 in damages. Video surveillance captured some of the accident and timestamped the occurrence at 3:40 a.m.
Vehicle Prowl: Police responded to the 19700 block of 99th Street East at 9:30 a.m. for a report someone had broken into a vehicle and stolen a purse. The front passenger window was broken and the doors remained locked, so police deduced the purse was likely visible as the thief did not need to enter the vehicle but simply reach in to grab the purse.
Mailboxes Damaged: Police responded to the 9600 block of 210th Avenue East at 1:30 p.m. for a report that three mailboxes had been broken in association with some sort of collision. A witness reported hearing tires screeching and a collision between 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. and coming around to the street to see a white, early 90s Ford Ranger spinning its tires and backing out of a culvert. The Ranger then headed southbound on 210th Avenue East and then turned westbound on 96th Street East, leaving the area. It was two-wheel drive with red lettering on the door. The witness reported there were two occupants in the Ranger, both white males in their early 20s.
Vehicle Prowl: Police received a report at 4:25 p.m. that a truck parked in the Home Depot parking lot for about 30 minutes had been prowled and that a set of $100 Skull Candy headphones were missing. The owner is unable to lock the truck due to a mechanical problem; there was no damage to the truck.
Jan. 2, 2013
Residential Burglary: Police received a report at 4:53 p.m. that a home on the 19100 block of 103rd Street East had been burglarized some time in the last three days. The owner reported the back sliding glass door had been pried open and a water heater had been stolen from the garage. Additionally, copper pipes in the crawl space under the house had been cut away.