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Auburn police blotter | March 21
Auburn police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between March 9 and 16:
Vandalism: Overnight, 1105 Harvey Road NE. Vandals damaged outlets on a building.
Theft: 3 p.m., 2300 E St. NE. A man entered the Auburn police station to report that somebody had broken into his car and stolen his speakers and amplifier.
Theft: Overnight, 5900 block of Terrace View Lane Southeast. A woman called police after discovering that somebody had vandalized her car and stolen her purse, backpack and debit card.
Controlled substance: 5:30 p.m., 1231 Auburn Way N. A Rite Aid loss prevention officer saw a man stealing a radio, followed him to a nearby restaurant and detained him until police could get there. When police arrested the thief, they found methamphetamine in his jacket. He was booked into the SCORE Jail.
Stealing from the dead: Overnight, 2020 Mountain View Drive SW. Thieves stole a large gate and five sections of wrought iron fencing from Mountain View Cemetery and Centennial Park.
Theft: 10:47 a.m., 400 block of Auburn Avenue Northeast. A man called police after discovering that the building's previous tenant had allegedly taken equipment and damaged most of the building's interior.
Bagged decapod crustacean thievery: 5:22 a.m., 101 Auburn Way S. A man stole a bag of shrimp from Safeway.
Shoplifting: 8 p.m., 762 Outlet Collection Drive SW. A male tried, without success, to run out of Walmart with a pair of tennis shoes.
Stolen car: 7:49 a.m., 1200 block of 25th Street Southeast. When a man saw a red Toyota Corolla parked running in his neighbor's driveway, he called police. Turns out the car had been stolen from the 400 block of 25th Street Southeast.
Trespassing: 1:05 p.m., 1101 Outlet Collection Way SW. Management of The Outlet Collection showed a naughty man the exit and told him to stay on the other side of it.
Trespassing: 5:12 p.m., 309 23rd St. SE. For odious, intolerable behavior and actions undisclosed, a man and a woman got themselves booted, emphatically, from the common area of the Valley Village Apartments.