Auburn police blotter | Aug. 30

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Auburn police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Aug. 19 and Aug. 24:

Aug. 19

Theft: 8:15 a.m., 900 block of H Street Southeast. Somebody ripped off someone else's hanging flower basket.

Aug. 20

Vandalism: 6:53 a.m., 2808 Auburn Way N, B. In a manner and to an extent undisclosed, vandals damaged the Cigarette Depot's front glass door.

Trespassing: 9:17 a.m., 402 Auburn Way S. A couple of people who'd worn out their welcome at Emergency Cash by committing undisclosed acts offensive to the management were shown the door and warned to stay away.

Stolen property: 8:37 a.m., 3200 block of Auburn Way South. A store owner called 911 to report a suspicious person sleeping in a parked vehicle near the store. Police arrived and busted the suspicious snoozer on a local warrant.

Purse theft: 10:03 a.m., 808 9th St. SE. Somebody stole undisclosed items worth undisclosed amounts from a woman's purse

Shoplifting: 3:27 p.m., 762 Supermall Drive SW. Walmart store security caught two young ladies in the act of shoplifting undisclosed items worth undisclosed amounts.

Theft: 5 p.m., 300 block of West Main Street. Somebody stole a chainsaw of undisclosed value from a flatbed trailer. No value was given.

Theft: 9:09 p.m., 1002 Supermall Way SW. Somebody swiped a backpack containing electronics from a vehicle. No value was given.

Theft: 8 a.m., 1300 block of 69th Street Southeast. A thief, or thieves, stole two purses from a vehicle.

Theft: 3 p.m., 104 Avenue SE. A man parked his car by the side of the road to take a dip in the Green River, and upon his return 30 minutes later discovered that somebody had broken his window and swiped his wallet, his clothes, his cellphone and a friend's house keys.

Theft: 7:05 p.m., 2400 block of 17th Drive Southeast. A man wearing a white wifebeater and black Adidas shorts stole an iPod from a lawn where kids were playing and shuffled off, despite calls for him to give the stolen item back.

Vandalism: 7:30 a.m., 800 block of 45th Street Northeast. Somebody slashed a woman's tires.

Aug. 22

Trespassing: 2:02 p.m., 101 Auburn Way S. Store security caught a man trespassing at Safeway, where he had already been warned that his trespassing carcass would be most unwelcome if it walked in again.

Shoplifting: 2:40 p.m., 1231 Auburn Way N. Three guys stole two bottles of booze from Rite Aid before leaving the area in a blue, GM pickup truck.

Trespassing: 10:44 p.m., 2402 Auburn Way S. For the third time in the month of August, police arrested the same man for trespassing at the Muckleshoot Casino.

Robbery: 10:46 p.m., 1602 A St. SE. Somebody at a convenience store robbed a woman of property undisclosed and left in a car.

Aug. 23

Burglary: 6 a.m., 890 block of West Main Street. An employee of an undisclosed business reported that somebody, or several somebodies in cahoots, had broken into a fenced parking lot and stolen a company truck.

Vandalism: 8:22 a.m., 448 W. Main St. Police arrested a male for breaking out a window belonging to D & L Supply & Manufacturing.

Theft: 8:30 p.m., 31000 block of 104th Avenue Southeast. A man complained that somebody had broken a window on his truck then helped themselves to numerous undisclosed personal items.

Prostitution: 2400 block of Auburn Way North. Between 7:07 p.m. and 11 p.m., Auburn police arrested six men for patronizing prostitutes.

Theft: 10:15 p.m., 1701 Auburn Way S. A male left his cellphone on a Redbox machine for a few minutes, and somebody took it.

Aug. 24

Weapons offense: 10:33 a.m., 11800 block of Southeast 286th Street. An Auburn woman complained that she had heard gunshots over the past several nights and that days earlier she had found a rabbit in her yard, dead from a gunshot wound.

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