Auburn police blotter | Oct. 19
October 17, 2012 · Updated 5:19 PM
Between Oct. 8 and 13, Auburn police responded to numerous calls for service, among them the following:
Theft: 6:20 a.m., 1200 block of 32nd Street Northeast. Somebody snatched a bag of clothing from a porch and made off with it.
Theft: 8:38 a.m., 5700 block of South 328th Street. Some thief broke into a car and ripped off a GPS unit of undisclosed value.
Vandalism: 4:36 p.m., 2900 block of Auburn Way South. The maintenance manager of an Auburn apartment complex complained that people unknown had stolen money from a washing machine coin collector, but that turned out not to be the case.
Prowling: 9:55 a.m., 1200 block of 10th Street Northeast. A man called to report that a man had tried to break into his car, setting the alarm off. The victim espied the prowler as he walked away. Police caught up with the bad guy, positively identified him and carted him off to jail for vehicle prowl.
Theft: 10:53 a.m., 1825 K St. SE. Somebody swiped a kid's trumpet from Olympic Middle School on Oct. 2. Police did not disclose a value for the missing instrument.
Wire theft: 9 a.m., 1201 M St. SE. Miles Sand and Gravel was the victim of wire theft.
Shoplifting: 1:21 p.m., 1406 Lake Tapps Parkway SE. An SUV full of minors tried to swipe several bottles of alcohol, but police caught up with them and detained the primary suspects.
Beer boosting: 7:25 p.m., 2202 Auburn Way N. A 7 Eleven reported beer thievery.
Assault: 1 a.m., 400 block of 22nd Street SE. A woman called to report a fight across the street from her apartment, with several of her neighbors involved in the rough stuff, and carryings-on.
Theft: 2:25 p.m., 1000 Auburn Way N. An Auburn resident complained to police that someone had broken into his or her vehicle and swiped various undisclosed music items of worth unknown.
Commercial burglary: 6:30 p.m., 2 16th St. NE. A woman reported that burglars had hit her storage unit, costing her $1,700 worth of goods.
Prowling: 9:43 a.m., 902 4th Street SW. Police contacted a man after an employee of World PAC spotted him trying to prowl a company vehicle.
Burglary: 10:30 a.m., 1800 block of R Street Southeast. A man phoned in a burglary report to his storage unit with items stolen, sometime between July 1 and Oct. 10.
Theft: Overnight, 1500 block of 30th Street Southeast. A man came home from work only to find that someone had broken into his vehicle and stolen undisclosed personal items of undisclosed worth.
Vandalism: 8:47 a.m., 1400 block of 29th Street Southeast. A man called 911 to report that somebody had damaged his vehicle in some undisclosed way overnight.
Theft: 9:04 a.m., 2201 Auburn Way N. Some thief slurped up petroleum from several vehicles at Brewer Chrysler.
Burglary: Overnight, 3640 C St. NE. A burglar, or a plurality of burglars, victimized Pacific Welding in an unspecified way.