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Auburn police blotter | Jan. 31
The Auburn Police Department responded to numerous calls for service between Jan. 25 and 27, among them the following:
Drugs, etc.: 6:39 p.m., 1200 block of 29th Street Southeast. Police arrested a person of the feminine gender for mail thievery, for possession of drugs and drug equipment and for having a dangerous weapon, said weapon undisclosed.
Shoplifting: 8 p.m., 101 Auburn Way S. Police arrested a male person, already wanted on a warrant, for shoplifting from and trespassing at the Auburn Safeway.
Theft: 8:15 p.m., 2117 Auburn Way S. While a woman was parked on a seat inside the Muckleshoot Bingo Hall, a thief or thieves broke into her car.
Shoplifting: 10:17 p.m., 4010 A St. SE. A boy tried to heist booze from a grocery store.
Vehicle vs cyclist: 2:13 p.m., A Street East. Three bicyclists riding west on East Main Street were crossing Auburn Avenue on a green light when an Auburn woman in her late 20s, traveling north on Auburn Avenue, ran the red light and hit one of the cyclists. Medics transported the cyclist, a 56-year-old Sumner man, to Harborview with a broken leg, bruises and cuts. He is in stable condition. The Auburn Traffic Section is investigating. Charges are pending.
Disorderly conduct: 2:21 a.m., 4100 A St. SE. Police arrested a person of known masculine make for "unlawful transit conduct," that is, for making a pain of himself by refusing to get off the bus, sleeping on two seats, littering and delaying the bus.
Theft: 5:40 a.m., 2402 Auburn Way S. A patron of the Muckleshoot Casino met a seemingly nice man, but she changed her mind upon discovering that he had lifted $4,000 from her jacket pocket.
Terminological inexactitudes: 12:55 a.m., 500 37th St. SE. An officer stopped a woman walking on the city's south end, asked her where she was going, who she was, got answers that turned out to be bogus and so arrested her for fibbing to an officer. Turns out the woman had a warrant out for her arrest from Federal Way.
Be thee gone, says Monkey: 2:02 a.m., 124 2nd St. SE. For acts of naughtiness undisclosed, the Spunky Monkey told a man to beat it and stay beat.
Fraud: 11:25 a.m., 1200 block of Auburn Way North. A customer at an Auburn business called police after staff at the store, he said, gave him a counterfeit $20 bill in change.
Shoplifting: 1:45 a.m., 5148 Auburn Way N. An unknown man swiped known beer from a Chevron convenience store.
Theft: Overnight., 1425 Outlet Collection Way SW. Somebody, or several of them in thieving cahoots, stole wood pallets from a locked storage area.
Fraud: 2:30 p.m., 1200 block of Auburn Way North. A man complained that a local store had given him a bogus $10 bill in change.