Auburn police blotter | Jan. 2

Auburn police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Dec. 24 and 28:

Dec. 24

Shoplifting: 4:05 p.m., 5148 Auburn Way N. Somebody stole refreshing fermented beverages of undisclosed make from a gas station.

Shoplifting: 10:05 a.m., 762 Outlet Collection Drive SW. By stealing something from a business, a woman earned herself accommodations in the SCORE jail, nicely complementing the warrant a judge already out for her arrest based on a previous act of thievery.

Butt rustling: 12:05 p.m., 12400 SE 312th St. While a man's cohorts in crime distracted an Auburn convenience store clerk, Mister Big swiped numerous packs of cigarettes.

Trespassing: 1:57 p.m., 201 Cross St. SE. For deeds of wrongness undisclosed, police warned a man that a certain empty lot was henceforth off limits to him.

Fraud: 5:27 p.m., 2020 block of I Street Northeast. After a woman met a man online, she set up a bank account for him into which he made fake deposits and accommodated his requests for money. All told, the man stole $9,000 from the woman.

Dec. 25

Car theft: 9:22 a.m., 920 block of E Street Southeast. A man left his car running to warm it up and somebody stole it.

Vandalism: 1:48 a.m., 29700 block of 52nd Place South. Somebody rocketed eggs at somebody else's car in the early morning hours of Christmas Day.

Dec. 26

Theft: Overnight, 31600 126th Avenue SE. Somebody stole a bicycle, a riding jacket and cologne that its owner had just received as Christmas presents.

Theft of threads: 3 p.m., 300 block of Pike Street Southeast. A woman complained that a former friend had stolen some of her clothing.

Dec. 28

Burglary: 8:30 a.m., 712 12th St. SE. Somebody burglarized an area business of something or other, who knows, perhaps both something and other.

Vandalism: 8:30 a.m., 12400 block of Southeast 312th Street. Somebody smashed a car window.

Funny money: 8 a.m., 1148 E. Main St. A bad guy passed a bogus bill to get his infusion of morning java.

Shoplifting: 12:10 p.m., 101 Auburn Way S. Police busted a bad boy at Safeway because he had boosted a bottle of booze.

Shoplifting: 11 p.m., 762 Outlet Collection Drive SW. Police arrested a woman for shoplifting an item, or items, undisclosed from Walmart.

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