Auburn police blotter | July 12

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Auburn Police Department
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Auburn police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between July 5 and July 8:

July 5

Vandalism: 6:30 a.m., 800 4th St. NE. A person or persons unknown shattered one of the windows of Auburn High School's auto shop.

Car theft: 7:30 a.m., 310 block of 50th Street Southeast. The driver of a gold 1999 Nissan Pathfinder left the keys in the car and somebody stole it.

Theft: 5:30 p.m., 1101 Supermall Way SW. A girl lost her purse at the Supermall and somebody took it.

Trespassing: 1:06 p.m., 1102 Auburn Way S. Police told a man he better not show his face and form again in Les Gove Park until 2023.

CPS referral: 2:13 p.m., C Street Northwest. With their mother too drunk to care for them, two children were taken into protective custody. Child Protective Services is investigating.

Trespassing: 5:33 p.m., 3030 R St. SE. Two men, a boy and a girl got the boot from Game Farm Park. Bad deal for one of the men, the star of his own misdemeanor warrant for domestic violence and malicious mischief.

Burglary: 9 a.m., 400 block of 25th Street Southeast. Somebody stole a pressure washer from an Auburn residence.

DUI alcohol or drugs: 11:28 p.m., 4900 Auburn Way N. A car hit a motorcycle and police arrested the car's driver for vehicular assault.

July 6

Animal problem: 9:58 a.m., 4201 A St. SE. Somebody found a micro-chipped dog, but because the owner could not be found the peregrinating pooch was released to the Auburn Valley Humane Society.

Trespassing: 2:44 p.m., 1100 Auburn Way S. Police ordered a man to stay away from the Les Gove complex and its parking lot, and from the senior center and the youth center parking lot.

Theft of keys: 9:30 a.m., 710 I St. NE. Somebody stole a man's keys at a yard sale.

July 8

Vandalism: Overnight, 32 5th St. NW. Vandals flattened the tires and smashed the windows on several of a man's vehicles.

Vandalism: 6:07 a.m., 711 E. Main St. Yahoos broke numerous windows on mobile construction offices at the new Auburn High School construction site.

Burglary: Overnight, 1801 R St. SE. An employee of Public Storage reported that burglars had cut a section of fence and burglarized several storage units. It was unclear what, if anything, was stolen.

Theft: 1:53 p.m., 900 29th St. NW. Some thieving gink scuttled off with somebody's lawn ornaments.

Fraud: 5:20 p.m., 401 37th St. SE. Con artists employing a check cashing scam swindled a woman out of $1,400.

Robbery: 1 p.m., 30400 block of 51st Avenue South. Robbers robbed two men at gunpoint. The suspects could not be found because the robbery was reported three days later.

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