Auburn police blotter | March 29

Auburn police responded to the following complaints, among many others, between March 19 and 23:

March 19

Theft: 12 p.m., 28900 124th Avenue SE. Somebody swiped an iPhone from a student’s desk at Mountainview High School.

March 21

Cops helping cops: 8:36 a.m., 12100 block of Southeast 312th Street. A man’s time as an escapee on the lam from the City of Olympia’s justice came to a sudden end when officers caught up with him in Auburn.

Vandalism: 9:22 a.m., 0 block of 16th Street Northwest. A woman complained that another woman whom she knew had taken a rock to her vehicle. Police did not disclose the reasons.

Theft: Overnight, 5 a.m., 29700 block of 57th Place South. Somebody stole a Wells Fargo travel trailer.

Forgery: 11:53 a.m., 6950 Lakeland Hills Way SE. Police arrested a girl for trying to pass a bogus check and released her to her no-doubt miffed father.

Swiped it from Fred Meyer: 2:53 p.m., 801 Auburn N. Police arrested a man for shoplifting something or other.

Recovered vehicle: 3:32 p.m., 8801 E. Marginal Way S. A Mercedes stolen in Auburn made its way to Insurance Auto Auction in Tacoma, where police recovered it.

Vandalism: 3:31 p.m., 1101 D St. SE. While a Terminal Park Elementary School employee was working inside the school, somebody unknown tried to steal his vehicle, damaging in the process the driver’s door lock, the ignition and the plastic steering wheel cover.

Animal problem: 4:52 p.m., 2922 M St. SE. A woman reported that she had found a stray cat outside her apartment.

March 23

Forgery: 9:50 a.m., 101 Auburn Way N. Wells Fargo Bank reported a check fraud, but the account holder declined to press charges against the family member suspected of committing the bogus activity.

Vandalism: 9 p.m., 1100 block of Third Street Southeast. A woman complained that her friend’s drunk boyfriend had smashed the rear window out of her vehicle, parked in front of her residence. As usual, police said nothing about why.

Vandalism: Overnight, 2417 Poplar St. SE. Graffitists covered an apartment complex with graffiti and smashed two windows.

Vandalism: Overnight, 700 block of K Street Southeast. Yahoos unknown smashed somebody’s windows with rocks.


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