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Auburn police blotter | Nov. 29

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Auburn police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Nov. 19 and Nov. 23:

Nov. 19

Funny money: 2:58 p.m., 1201 Auburn Way N. An employee of a local electronics store complained that a customer had just paid for some goods with a fake $100 bill, a discovery the employee made only after the customer left the store.

Trespassing: 6:10 p.m., 1231 Auburn Way N. Two boys up to undisclosed acts of no goodness got the painful end of the boot from Rite Aid.

Animal problem: 7:41 p.m., 520 block of M Street Northeast. A man's dog bit his 2-year-old daughter.

Vandalism: 2:26 p.m., 12600 block of Southeast 295th Street. Dispatch sent an officer to check out a suspicious subject, which later turned out into malicious mischief, which ultimately got someone arrested.

Theft: 8:41 p.m., 762 Outlet Collection Drive SW. Somebody lost $5,000 or somebody stole it from them at Walmart.

Not fare: 10:02 a.m., 0 block of 14th Street Northwest. A taxi driver complained that he had driven a man to where he wanted to go but the man then refused to pay.

Nov. 22

Controlled substance: 10:15 a.m., 210 37th St. SE. Police arrested a man for providing a false name. His real name was on several arrest warrants and several individual packages of methamphetamine were on him. The man conceded that the packages had methamphetamine and, doggone it, he was in the business of selling the stuff.

Vandalism: 12 p.m., 29760 block of 52nd Place South. A man complained that somebody had taken a box knife and slashed his truck's four tires.

Vandalized: 3:14 p.m., 202 N. Division St. Two boys vandalized a parking garage in some way.

Shoplifting: 4:23 p.m., 101 Auburn Way S. Police arrested a boy for stealing booze from Safeway.

Nov. 23

Unlawful race attendance. 12:56 a.m., 1000 Boundary Boulevard SW. An officer made hip by citizen complaint to a street race that was about to go down in the wee, small hours of the morning near Boundary Boulevard and Perimeter Road was zipping over to that area when the drivers of two of four cars that had been lined up side by side got a look at him and beat a hasty retreat. The officer pulled over a black Mustang that had been paired up north of the escaped duo, learned its driver hailed from far-off Kirkland, heard him say that, yes, indeedy, he'd been been about to race, and so ticketed him.

Weapons: 4:21 a.m., 3000 Auburn Way. A male on a bike refused to stop for police. When the dude finally stopped, police found he had two dangerous albeit undisclosed weapons.

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