Sumner Police Reports: Teen Drunk at Sunset Bowl, Cut Power Lines Ruin Ice Cream Cargo and More

The following arrest information has been supplied by the Sumner Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

SEPT. 7, 2012

  • A vehicle prowl occurred on the 1100 block of Wood Ave. The woman reported that someone broke the rear drivers side window and stole her daughter’s purse and laptop. Both items were covered up by a blanket in the back seat.
  • An officer on patrol during the Bonney Lake and Sumner football game was contacted by a concerned citizen, who believed a male in the crowd was drunk. He was stumbling around and smelled like liquor. The man told police he was 18 years old and graduated the year before. The officer smelled alcohol on his breath and he was escorted out of the stadium and arrested. He asked the officer why it couldn’t be “like the good old days, when officers would just drive drunk people home." He said he was a simple farm boy and admitted to a couple drinks. He was cited with being a minor intoxicated in a public place and was released to a sober friend who gave him a ride home.

SEPT. 8, 2012

  • A woman reported that her vehicle was prowled while she was parked at Sunset Stadium. She said attended a soccer match with her husband and parked their vehicle along the north side of the lot. They went into the game and 15 minutes later were notified their car window had been smashed. The woman’s purse was stolen from the trunk.

SEPT. 9, 2012

  • An officer responded to Northern Sales on Puyallup St. for theft. The manager said someone had cut the power lines running to the semi trailer generators, which contained fresh ice cream and bread.
  • An officer arrived at the Log Cabin Tavern for a report of counterfeit money someone tried to use at the bar. A customer attempted to pay his bar tab with them and the waitress caught him. He said he didn’t know the bills were counterfeit. The man ended up reporting that he had four other counterfeit bills in his possession but wasn’t sure where they came from because he owns a bar and has some rental properties. The case was forwarded to the US Secret Service.

SEPT. 12, 2012

  • An officer responded to the Robert Miller Gym on Daffodil St Ct E for a report of theft from vehicle from two separate victims. The first victim’s window had been shattered out. She was at baseball practice and left her purse in view in the vehicle. When she returned the purse was gone ad there was damage to her rear bumper too. Another woman reported her windows were smashed out in the parking lot too and her purse was missing.  


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