Auburn Police blotter | Feb. 23

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Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service between Feb. 13 and 19:

Feb. 13

Cart theft: Overnight, 31101 116th Ave. SE. Somebody stole a mobile home park’s Yamaha golf cart.

Burglary: 6:25 a.m., 901 Auburn Way N. A vandal, or several in vandalistic compact, damaged a store front.

Fake money: 7 a.m., 2402 Auburn Way S. Person A sold Person B a watch at the Muckleshoot Casino, for which B gave A bogus bills worth zilch.

Vandalism: 8:39 a.m., 1420 17th St. SE. In the course of a war of words between a mother and her progeny, the son put the hurt on mama’s television and coffee maker. Before police could get there, however, bad boy was gone, but police have since forwarded charges to the prosecutor’s office.

Street robbery: 9:32 p.m., 12300 SE 320th St. While a foreign exchange student was walking home from school, somebody robbed him or her.

Feb. 16

Burglary: 9:38 a.m., 1302 West Main St. Staff from Wicked Restorations complained that a man had broken a window and stolen a gas can overnight.

Clean getaway: 4:19 a.m., 3400 block of C Street Northeast. Somebody stole cleaning supplies from vehicles.

Extortion/blackmail: 3:50 p.m., 37th Street Southeast. A blackmailer was practicing his or her trade on a husband and wife for $300 after hubby contacted what appears to have been a transvestite prostitute under “casual encounters” on Craigslist.

Fraud: 8 p.m., 504 21st St. SE. Somebody fell for a common scam of buying an out-of-state vehicle from a military member who promised to ship the vehicle via military transport after receiving payment with gift/payment cards.

Weapons offense: 10 p.m., 1900 block of Howard Road SE. While a man was walking home, a man confronted him, brandishing what appeared to have been a black and silver pistol.

Feb. 17

Gulp and gallop: 8:55 a.m., 504 Auburn Way N. A dine-and-dash caper went down involving a washed $20.00 bill and $24.15 in food stolen.

Hit and run: 2:15 p.m., 1301 67th St. SE. An unknown delivery van associated with Amazon.com hit and knocked over mail boxes and then left the scene.

Feb. 18

Vandalism: Overnight, 220 block of 6th Street Southeast. Working under the cover of night, somebody shattered a car window.

Thief: 3:25 p.m., 3920 A St. SE. A woman left a purse at a table at McDonald’s and somebody else swiped it. Cops got the bad guy and the woman got her purse and all of its contents back.

Recovered stolen vehicle: 5:52 p.m., 27 15th St. NW. Staff at an AM/PM called police to report that a man was then in a dispute with the driver of a U-Haul truck.

Theft of vehicle parts: Overnight, 1300 block of 30th St. SE. Somebody stole another’s car battery from a vehicle.

Feb. 19

Theft of vehicle parts: Overnight, 1600 Auburn Way N. Thieves stole wheels and tires from three vehicles that were in for service at a local dealership.

Forgery: 3:04 p.m., 762 Outlet Collection Drive SW. A business turned over to police a $100 bill worth about as much as a Monopoly note with little choo-choos on it.

Theft from vehicle: 3:15 p.m., 1002 Outlet Collection Way SW. A thief stole a diaper bag and other items from a vehicle at the Red Robin.

Vandalism: 7 a.m., 1601 Boundary Boulevard SW. Somebody took a rock to a commercial building.

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