Auburn police blotter | Feb. 22

Auburn police responded to numerous calls for service between Feb. 18 and 20, among them the following:

Feb. 18

Vandalism: 9:21 a.m., 1501 Auburn Way N. An employee at Chevron saw a man pitch a large rock into the business’ front window, shattering it. Police found the rock chucker a few blocks from the business and busted him.

Theft: 12:20 p.m., 801 Auburn Way N. A thief reached over a counter at the jewelry store in Fred Meyer and stole a key to the display cases.

Thief sucks: 2:15 p.m., 800 block of 21st Street Northeast. Somebody syphoned gas from a vehicle.

Theft: 2:30 p.m., 2902 Auburn Way S. A woman left her wallet on top of a machine at the Muckleshoot Casino, and a thief carried it off.

Theft: 11:45 p.m., 3842 D Place Southeast. Somebody stole a box that had been left on a porch.

Burglary: 12:50 a.m., 813 Auburn Way S. A boy broke a window out of Prince’s Food Mart and stole dozens of cigarette packs and cigars. A witness saw the boy run off with another guy and police picked him up a short distance later. King County Juvenile Detention declined to book the kid. Police could not find his partner.

Feb. 19

Vandalism: 10:34 a.m., 702 M St. SE. A member of Eagles Aerie 2298 found fresh graffiti on a storage container on the club’s property.

Shoplifting: 11:02, 1315 Auburn Way N. Police busted a shoplifter for swiping a carton of smokes from Rich Cigar Box.

Animal problem: 2000 block of Fir Street Southeast. While a fellow was working in his driveway on his motorcycle, a bulldog slipped through a fence and bit him on the ankle, leaving behind two puncture wounds. The owner later told Auburn’s Animal Control officer that she had no idea her dog, by that time back behind her fence, had gotten out. The officer impounded the dog and took it the animal shelter for the duration of its quarantine period and cited the owner for the dog bite, for failing to license the dog, for having an animal at large and for having a dog off leash.

Forgery: 4:44 p.m., 800 block of 22nd Street Northeast. Collections is hounding a man for a two-year-old check that he never wrote.

Trespassing: 6:21 p.m., 1441 D St. NE. A troublesome woman refused to exit Applebee’s, dug her heels in, and got herself arrested for trespassing.

Vandalism: 8:20 p.m., 800 block of 25th Street Southeast. Hooligans unknown chucked eggs at a house and fired a BB pellet through one of its windows.

Feb. 20

Theft: 2:29 a.m., 6009 63rd St. SE. A thief, or thieves, stole various undisclosed items from a construction site.

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