Auburn police responded to
the following calls for service between May 28 and May 22:
Vandalism: 2402 Auburn Way S. In a tidy tidbit of police phraseology, “a vandalism occurred.”
Assault with a knife: 2:56 a.m., 1200 block of 30th Street Southeast. Somebody was assaulted and it appears with a knife, but whether anybody was injured or if the assailant was arrested or is still on the loose police didn’t say.
Assault: 1:38 p.m., 1500 block of 30th Street Southeast. A man was strangling his girlfriend after an argument. The girlfriend saw a police car in the parking lot outside, motioned for her assailant to look outside. He looked and released his grip. The girlfriend fled the apartment and contacted the officer. The man was arrested for assault.
Burglary: 6 a.m., 3400 block of A Street South. Unknown persons entered the lot of an unidentified business and damaged a truck.
Forgery: 8:23 a.m., 2802
Auburn Way S. Somebody tried to buy a package of Twinkies from Circle K, but while the Twinkie was real the $20 bill was bogus.
Burglary: 9:58 a.m.,
600 block of 37th Street Southeast. Somebody broke into a portable classroom at Mt. Baker Middle School and stole an undefined something or other.
Burglary: 400 block of 29th Street Southeast. Persons unknown got into a building and took unidentified items worth an undisclosed amount.
Shoplifting: 2:30 p.m.,
1101 Supermall Way S.W. Police arrested a male person for shoplifting something while his female cohort took to her heels and skedaddled.
Burglary: Overnight, 307 Auburn Way S. Jiffy Lube reported an attempted burglary involving a pushed-in window that may or may not have been the point of entry.
Vandalism: 5:44 p.m., 800 4th St. N.E. A man saw three juveniles spray painting graffiti on the Auburn High School swimming pool building. All three were identified and one was arrested.
Theft from pocket:
8:20 p.m. 800 block of 22nd Street Northeast. A woman fell asleep in her motorized wheelchair on the corner of 22nd and I Street Northeast, and while she was asleep somebody stole her debit card, a pack of cigarettes and $1.
Alcohol offense: 10:30 a.m., 2100 block of Auburn Way South. A woman left her small children in her car for 45 minutes while she went into a tavern. The children were not hurt.
Vandalism: 5:10 p.m.,
400 block of 27th Street Southeast. Two young males were caught spraypainting a door with gang graffiti and quickly agreed to atone for the error of their ways by painting over their misdeed.
Vandalism: 9:30 a.m., 1500 block of H Street Northeast. A witness reported seeing a juvenile writing on a private fence in an alley. The youth was not located.