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Auburn police blotter | Sept. 27
Auburn police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Sept. 15 and 17:
Trespassing and the ol' boot: 8:35 a.m., 1702 Auburn Way N. Top Food told six out-of-line adults to get lost, scram, hit the road, don't come back.
Burglary: 2 p.m., 1801 R St. SE. Somebody ripped off undisclosed items from a woman's storage locker.
Traffic offense: 4:30 p.m., 1500 C St. SW. Police arrested a woman for causing a collision and running off.
Pot: 7:34 p.m., 1800 block of K Street Southeast. A woman complained that two days earlier her 14-year-old kid had bought pot in Auburn, smoked it in Des Moines and having overdosed on it, had to go to an undisclosed hospital for treatment.
Theft: 2:30 p.m., 5420 block of Auburn Way South. A man called police to report that somebody had stolen his TV from his home when he was away for the weekend.
Hit and run: 8:30 p.m., 0 block of B Street Northeast. While a fellow was crossing First and B Street Northeast, somebody in a vehicle struck him then took off.
Theft: 10 a.m., 30800 block of 124th Avenue Southeast. Somebody stole someone else's car battery.
Animal problem. 10:15 a.m., 730 block of 28th Street Southeast. A resident had a bit of a problem with a neighbor's dogs on the loose and runnin' round.
Shoplifting: 1:35 p.m., 762 Supermall Drive SW. Police arrested a man at Walmart for the effort he expended trying to steal $10 worth of merchandise, for obstructing justice and for telling terminological inexactitudes.
Shoplifting: 4:59 p.m., 1330 Supermall Way SW. Police arrested a male — no info about his age — for shoplifting a pair of sandals from Nordstrom's Rack.
Fraud: 11:43 p.m., 2010 block of M Street Southeast. Police investigated a fraud that had been perpetrated on a woman's Amazon.com account.
Theft: 3400 block of I Street Northeast. A bogus loan outfit from Texas selling a bogus money card suckered a disabled citizen out of every last cent of her food money.
Attempted theft: 10 a.m., 1520 Pike St. NW. The manager of a local boat dealership called to report that sometime between Sept. 13 and 15 somebody had tried to steal a boat from the business storage yard.
Shoplifting: 5:04 p.m., 1702 Auburn Way N. Police arrested a woman for swiping $24.12 worth of undisclosed merchandise from Top Foods.
Shoplifting: 5:30 p.m., 1425 Outlet Collection Way SW. Police busted people — gender, age, any characteristics undisclosed — for stealing clothing.
Bike theft: 12 a.m., 700 block of 9th Street Southeast. A resident reported the theft of three bicycles.
Theft: 5 a.m., 814 44th St. NW. Somebody stole two Speedflow airless paint sprayers from a construction site.