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Auburn police blotter | April 4
Auburn police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between March 24 and 30:
Theft: 5 p.m., 320 block of S Street Southeast. Somebody — likely a relative, said the owner — stole a man's Blue Tooth-style speaker from his home.
Nuh uh, pants on fire!: 1:34 p.m., 2802 Auburn Way S. When a man notified 911 that somebody had just threatened him with a knife at the Muckleshoot Market, police, sirens keening, emergency lights ablaze, came on the double trot in multiple cars. At first, said the guy who'd made the call, a woman he had once dated had just sliced and diced him. But when the wound turned out to be old, healed, and, for heaven's sake, bore stitch marks, the guy launched into a fresh tale of woe, recalling how days earlier three friends had attacked him, with a resulting laceration. When the second story failed to pass the sniff test, the guy pitched into a third, this time complaining that the woman he'd once dated was always following him around, threatening to have some of her friends beat him up and stuff. Fed up after this third story, police arrested him for filing a false report.Bus burglary: 1:30 p.m., 1240 W. Main St. Between March 21 and 25, burglars cut their way into a school bus lot and left with parts from six buses.
Vandalism: 6:54 p.m., 2200 block of F Street Southeast. A boy threw a rock and struck a vehicle, damaging its windshield.
Vandalism: 5:34 p.m., 808 9th St. SE. Somebody broke a window at the senior center.
Theft: Overnight, 12300 block of Southeast 311th Street. A woman reported that somebody had broken into her vehicle and left a driver's license.
Weapons offense: 9:10 a.m., 501 Oravetz Road SE. After school authorities found a student with a butterfly knife at school, they sent the case on to the City prosecutor for filing of charges.
Fraud: 10:42 a.m., 28900 124th Avenue SE. A 15-year-old Auburn Mountainview student tried to pass a fake $20 bill at the student store but couldn't pull it off.
Burglary: Overnight, 4237 A St. SE. Burglars hit a construction trailer and swiped a number of tools.
Shoplifting: 1:40 p.m., 3930 A St. SE. A woman stole two cases of butane from Cigarland.
Theft: 6 p.m., 1900 block of Dogwood Drive Southeast. A thief, or thieves, stole a lawnmower and a generator from a yard.
Theft committed: Overnight, 3900 block of Auburn Way North. A motor home built by someone was broken into at a local dealership owned by someone. A stereo and television made by various companies and owned by the local dealership were stolen. No one is suspected by police at this time, it is reported by police. The values of the missing items were unreported by police.
Theft: 10 a.m., 3625 Auburn Way N. A woman who lives in another city reported that while she was at church in Auburn, thieves broke into her vehicle and looted it.
Assault with hands and fists. 11:18 a.m., 31500 block of 106th Place SE. Police arrested a man for second-degree assault.
Robbery, strongarm, street: 12:25 a.m., 2800 I St. NE. Two assailants unknown robbed an Auburn man in the area of a north Auburn city park.
Theft: 5:15 p.m., 1701 Auburn Way S. A male stole an undisclosed amount of money from a register at a convenience store.