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Auburn police blotter | Aug. 17
Auburn police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Aug. 7 and Aug. 10:
Vandalism: 5:45 a.m., 2600 block of N Street Southeast. Somebody as yet unknown to police poured oil on several cars.
Git out!: 10:45 a.m., 1701 Auburn Way S. Walgreens management took threats aimed at its employees so seriously that it vigorously applied the left foot of fellowship to the backside of a troublesome personage.
Burglary: Overnight, 1102 Auburn Way S. Bad persons yet unknown slipped into a fenced construction site under cover of darkness and painted graffiti.
Theft: 12:46 p.m., 230 Auburn Way S. Two unknown males sporting beanies and hoodies stole a backpack and a garbage bag full of miscellaneous clothing and personal items from one of the businesses in the Auburn Professional Building. The items were sitting on the ground behind a company vehicle.
Vandalism: Overnight, 930 block of 12th Street Southeast. An unknown person spray painted unknown logo/letters on the south wall of an undisclosed apartment building resulting in undisclosed costs to the undisclosed owners.
Burglary: 10:17 p.m., 701 37th St. NE. Somebody trying to break into a business smashed a window in his or her efforts to get inside.
Incendiary problem: Overnight, 1005 37th St. SE. A Mt. Baker Middle School employee found a homemade explosive of undisclosed type at the school.
Theft: 11:13 a.m., 2236 Auburn Way N. Police arrested a local pawnshop employee for stealing several pieces of merchandise and selling them to another electronics store over the last two months. The employee admitted to the theft and was fired. One of the stolen items has been recovered.
Theft: 11:57 a.m., 112 E. Main St. Somebody stole a wallet from a woman's purse, which she had left unattended. Police did not disclose a value for the lost wallet.
Traffic offense: 12:33 p.m., 2700 Auburn Way S. Two vehicles collided after trying to stop for a man walking across the street and outside the crosswalk.
Forgery: 9:07 p.m., 101 Auburn Way N. A woman told police that her young daughter had provided their joint bank account information to an unknown male, and he later used it to blast a $7,232.85 hole in their account.
Fraud: 1:37 a.m., 900 block of 26th Place Northeast. Somebody by unknown means stole a man's credit card information and used it five times at a gas station in Illinois, racking up a $149.92 bill.
Threatening: 11:45 a.m., 114th Avenue. An unknown male threatened to slaughter a local family.