Auburn police arrest ill-tempered human barricade | blotter

Auburn police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between April 27 and May 3:

Auburn police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between April 27 and May 3:

April 27

Theft: 9 a.m., 11600 block of Southeast 308th Place. A woman told police that some time over the previous three days someone had entered her unlocked vehicle and taken a GPS navigational unit. Police did not disclose a value for the unit, though a number of them retail for about $150.

April 28

Obstructing justice: 4:21 p.m., 200 W. Main St. Police arrested a woman and threw her in jail for obstructing a police officer and for resisting arrest after she fled an officer who had tried to stop her for failing to obey a pedestrian rail crossing barrier.

April 29

Pot: 9:52 a.m., 20 E. St. NE. The principal of Washington Elementary School suspended a student for possessing marijuana.

May 1

Stolen bike: 11:41 a.m., 102 Cross St. SE. A man told police that somebody took his bicycle while he was at the Grocery Outlet. No value was disclosed.

Fraud: Noon, 2700 block of W. Valley Highway N. An employee of a local business went to a Las Vegas trade show and took a nearly $4,000 order from a woman representing herself as an employee of an interested business from Miami, Fla. After the local business received payment in the form of a business check and delivered the goods, the check was found to have been written on a closed account.

May 2

Burglary: Overnight, 1700 block of E Street Northeast. An employee of an undisclosed business told police that somebody had burglarized said business and taken a white Ford Econovan in use as a service/parts truck. Police did not disclose a value for the truck.

Theft: Overnight, 2102 I St. NE. A woman reported that somebody had taken clothes belonging to her and her daughter from a dryer in the laundry room at her apartment building.

Shoplifting: 2:01 p.m., 12400 SE 312th St. Employees at a convenience store caught a boy shoplifting, but because of his tender age police released said kid to his parents without filing any charges.

May 3

Theft: 6:44 a.m., 134 E. Main St. A woman told police that somebody broke into her car while it was parked at the Heritage Building and stole undisclosed items from it worth similarly undisclosed amounts.

Burglary: 5:30 a.m., 3100 block of B Street Northwest. An employee of an unnamed business reported that somebody had entered the business from the side gate on the north side of the property, broken into three vehicles and taken a gas card, one ferry pass and a phone charger.

Obstructing justice: 8:19 a.m., 1100 37th St. SE. A fellow well known to police was seen sitting in the middle of a sidewalk at a Metro bus stop, cursing and blocking the pathway of pedestrians, even as little kids walked to school. Police warned the ill-tempered human barricade to remove himself from the ground. Nope, he said, he’d sooner go to jail than comply. Police arrested him, charged him with disorderly conduct and unlawful bus contact, then cited and released him.

Theft: 2:38 p.m., 501 Auburn Way N. Subjects unknown broke into somebody’s vehicle and stole an in-dash DVD player and subwoofer. Police did not disclose a value for the missing items.