Auburn police blotter | Feb. 10
February 8, 2012 · Updated 6:02 PM
Auburn police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Feb. 3 and Feb. 7:
Shoplifting: 12:45 p.m., 762 Supermall Drive SW. Police arrested a woman for lifting 18 cosmetic and clothing items of undisclosed value from the Walmart Superstore. The woman also admitted to smoking heroin with a pipe she had.
Marijuana: 12:30 p.m., 800 4th St. NE. Auburn High School authorities found marijuana on a girl.
Fraud: Noon, 3700 block of H Street Northeast. A woman sold an Xbox but forgot to remove the credit card information on it. Somebody with larceny in the heart noted the oversight and went on a thieving spree.
Shoplifting: 6:10 p.m., 801 Auburn Way N. A man tried to swipe two cell phone rechargers from Fred Meyer but store security caught him and called in the law. Police did not disclose a value for the chargers.
Malicious mischief: 10:15 p.m., 2402 Auburn Way S. Police arrested a man at the Muckleshoot Casino for malicious mischief after he took out his many frustrations on the glass screen of a video slot machine. Police did not disclose a value for the damages.
Vandalism: 2 a.m., 300 block of Park Avenue North. Somebody shoved a plug of compressed mud and pine needles up the exhaust pipe of a man's 1998 Nissan Maxima while he was away at work.
Vandal and sign ripper: 3:55 a.m., 801 Auburn Way N. A man struck an SUV with an unknown instrument, ripped a sign out of the ground and vanished onto the early morning streets of Auburn. A witness saw it all.
Theft: 9:40 p.m., 1301 31st St. SE. A young man broke items in the apartment he shares with his granny then snatched away the old lady's cell phone when she tried to call to report his rampage.
Theft: 9:56 a.m., 414 17th St. SE. A gas slurper sucked up valuable petrol from a vehicle at Regency Auburn Rehab.
Shoplifting: 11:21 a.m., 1406 Lake Tapps Parkway SE. Police arrested a boy for shoplifting and released him to the undisclosed mercies of his none-too-happy father.
Trespassing: 7:54 a.m., 4104 C St. NE. Whatever the man did, his acts had reached such a fever pitch of badness that he got himself booted from an Auburn business for five years.
Shoplifting: 1:51 p.m., 101 Auburn Way S. A man brought a plastic bag into Safeway to carry away the goods he hoped to steal, but store security caught him in the act.
Theft: 3:30 p.m., 620 37th St. SE. Somebody lifted a teacher's wallet from her purse at Mt. Baker Middle School and school authorities tracked it to a student.
Theft: 1:37 p.m., 2701 Auburn Way N. Persons unknown lifted 15 batteries from camper trailers at Auburn Valley RV, vandalizing the trailers in the process. Police did not disclose a dollar amount for the damages.
Theft: 10:51 p.m., 501 Auburn Way N. Three kids swiped a golf cart from a local car dealership and went on a joy ride through south Auburn. But the happy times were short lived. The kids were seen, reported and arrested after owning up to the thievery. Police released the kids to their parents and forwarded the case to the juvenile prosecutor.