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Auburn Police blotter | Aug. 29

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Aug. 22 and Aug. 25:

Aug. 22

Theft: 1 p.m., 2200 block of F Street Southeast. Somebody stole two kayaks of undisclosed value from a woman's utility trailer.

Aug. 23

Shoplifting: 10:19 a.m., 790 Auburn Way N. Somebody tried to steal a cellphone from the AT&T Wireless store, took to their legs, and has not been spotted since.

Vandalism: 11:10 a.m., 802 45th St. NE. After staff at the Mallard Pointe Apartments discovered that a tenant had dumped used motor oil into the community storm drain, they called police.

Vandalism: 12 p.m., 312 S. Division St. After she went out to her backyard and discovered that somebody had damaged her storage shed, a woman called police.

Burglary: 12 p.m., 8 16th St. NW. A man called police after going to his storage unit and finding that almost all of his property inside had been stolen.

Aug. 24

Shoplifting: 8:28 a.m., 101 Auburn Way S. Some dude tried to shoplift something or other from Safeway but got caught, and in this way got himself cited.

Postal theft: Overnight, 30000 block of 58th Place South. Somebody stole mail from a private mailbox.

Aggressive beggary: 1:06 p.m., 500 Auburn Way S. Police arrested a man after he'd reached such an obnoxious pitch of begging as to be deemed aggressive.

Intrusion by the unwanted: 1:38 p.m., 2402 Auburn Way N. An unwanted person — was it a he or a she, don't know — got the be-ye-gone from the Auburn Elks Lodge.

Theft from motor vehicle: Overnight, 837 R St. NE. Someone broke into a woman's car overnight and stole her wallet and its contents.

Trespassing: 6:20 p.m., 1101 Outlet Collection Way SW. Police kicked a woman out of The Outlet Collection mall for undisclosed acts of naughtiness.

Aug. 25

Hurt kitty: 12:05 a.m., 900 E. Main St. An officer spotted an injured kitten in the middle of Main Street.

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