Police blotter

Auburn police responded to the following calls for service between May 21 and May 9:

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Auburn police responded to the following calls for service between May 21 and May 9:

MAY 21

Agency assist: 5 a.m., 5300 block of Auburn Way South. Police stopped a man for a traffic violation and discovered he had an outstanding warrant from the Department of Corrections for escape from community custody for drug possession. He was arrested, taken to the jail and incarcerated.

MAY 20

Burglary: Overnight, 3500 block of B Street Northwest. Somebody broke through the front door of an unidentified business and stole a computer worth an undisclosed amount.

Burglary: 8 a.m., 3100

block of D Street Southeast. Unidentified persons broke into an unidentified vacant warehouse, took unidentified items and damaged other unidentified items in ways that were not identified between May 16 and May 20.

Trespass: 11:04 a.m., 101 Auburn Way N. A male person – young, old, who knows – was told to get out of Wells Fargo Bank and stay out.

Car theft: 11:30 a.m., 400 block of 21st Street Southeast. A woman reported that her unlicensed silver 2004 Dodge Stratus had been stolen. She said she had invited a friend and a man she had just meet over to her apartment. She left the room and her new friend stole her keys and her vehicle.

Shoplifting: 4:10 p.m., 1101 Supermall Way. Two juvenile males were arrested for shoplifting at Burlington Coat Factory at the Supermall.

Harassment: 7:19 p.m., 600 block of 29th Street Southeast. A female reported that a male person has been using her e-mail account to send death threats to her and her family.


Theft from motor vehicle: Noon, 200 block of 37th Street Northwest. Somebody stole a license plate from a vehicle parked at the Adesa Auto auction between May 2 and May 9.

Fire, rescue blotter

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 213 calls for service between May 18 and May 16, among them the following:

MAY 18

River Rescue: 2:10 p.m., (Maple Valley). VRFA Water Rescue personnel, along with the Zone 3 Swift Water Rescue Teams, were dispatched to people reportedly stranded in the Cedar River near Cedar Grove Park in Maple Valley. After locating the stranded party, it was determined that two young adults were uninjured after their boat sank and needed technical assistance to make it to the shore. VRFA personnel assisted with the recovery of the people from the sand bar on which they were stranded. Water conditions were swift and cold.

MAY 17

Missing Kayaker: 1:15 p.m., (Palmer Kanasket State Park). VRFA water rescue personnel were dispatched to assist Fire District 44 with finding a missing Kayaker in the Green River Gorge. Team members met with units from Fire District 44 and the Renton dive team at the Franklin Bridge to plan the operation. It was determined that, because of the high water flow, rescue personnel could not safely enter the river until the water flows were lowered. The King County Sheriffs Office is investigating the incident.

MAY 16

Motor Vehicle Accident: 2:06 a.m., (Auburn). Units responded to an auto accident at the 5800 Block of Auburn Way South, finding two vehicles, with one on its side. The passenger of the vehicle on its side was trapped. Firefighters used the extrication tools to remove the top of the vehicle and gain access to the patient. The patient was extricated from the vehicle, evaluated, and transported via Airlift Northwest to Harborview Medical Center for further evaluation. The two passengers of the second vehicle were not injured.

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