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Auburn police blotter | Aug. 16
Auburn police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Aug. 9 and 13:
Doggie breakout: 9:42 a.m., 2535 26th St. SE. Two fenced dogs broke on through to the other side, that is, into the yard of their none-too-happy-about-it neighbor. The owners got the dogs back, with accessorizing infractions.
Trespassing: 11:34 a.m., 1100 Auburn Way S. For dirty deeds undisclosed, police gave a man the five-year "scramola" from Les Gove Park.
Felony eluding: 4:05 p.m., 28400 124th Avenue SE. An officer tried to stop a motorcyclist for a traffic violation but the guy failed to yield and got away during the ensuing short pursuit.
Theft: Overnight, 5100 block of Kersey Way Southeast. Somebody stole heavy equipment batteries from their owner.
Theft: 9:30 a.m., 29330 block of 140th Avenue Southeast. Somebody stole a well pump.
Disorderly conduct: 11:35 a.m., 520 block of 12th Street Southeast. A man reported ongoing loud and harassing noise and music from a neighborhood church.
Street racing: 2:51 p.m., 3500 block of Auburn Way North. Police busted two people for street racing. One of them had a suspended license.
Bike theft and exchange: 3:04 p.m., 1463 8th St. NE. Somebody stole a man's bicycle but left another in its place.
Theft of rocks: 6:58 a.m., 5200 block of South 297th Place. A man called to complain that somebody had stolen three rocks from his front porch.
Vandalism: 8:45 a.m., 1620 block of Riverview Drive Northeast. Vandals sprayed red paint on a number of cars.
Vandalism: 8:50 a.m., 30900 block of 124th Avenue Southeast. Vandals hit Lea Hill Elementary School over the weekend, as follows: shot 37 windows with bb/pellet guns; smashed a large window; and spray painted graffitti onto the covered outdoor basketball courts.
Animal problem: 9:11 a.m., 16000 block of 60th Street East. Sumner Veterinary Hospital accidentally took in two stray cats from Auburn, so the kitties got a ride to Auburn Valley Humane Society for safekeeping.
Assist: 6:12 p.m., 12300 block of Southeast 310th Lane. Fireworks started a small brush fire, so police called in the Valley Regional Fire Authority.
Vandalism: 2:43 a.m., 2120 Auburn Way N. A male — age not given — damaged a natural gas pipe.