Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Sept. 12 and 14:
Theft: 8:51 a.m., 918 Pike St. NE. A thief or thieves stole from a vehicle the personal belongings of two men.
Shoplifting: 11:23 a.m., 801 Auburn Way N. A man lifted a pair of shoes from Fred Meyer and bolted.
CPS referral: 1:02 p.m., Auburn Way South. While investigating the possible kidnapping of a 1-year-old child, police learned there had been no kidnapping, only parents who did not have custody and control of their kid.
Trespassing: 9:43 a.m., 201 Auburn Way N. HBT Insurance showed a misbehaving man the door, and bade him to go through it, not to return.
Animal cruelty: 9:20 a.m., 1300 block of G Street Southeast. Somebody’s undisclosed cruelty killed a cat.
Sex offense: 12:17 p.m., 3030 R St. SE. Police identified and questioned an alleged pervert, who had, it was said, deliberately exposed himself on two consecutive days to a woman jogging at Game Farm Park.
Assault with a knife: 3 p.m., 500 block of 4th Street Northeast. Police took a man into custody for assault and drug violations.
Theft: 3:30 p.m., 1101 Outlet Collection Way SW. While a woman was at a business, somebody stole her ring.
Animal problem: 11:20 a.m., 700 block of 5th Street Southeast. A resident reported a “pit-bull-type dog” on the loose.
Obstructing justice: 1:40 p.m., 340 E. Main St. A woman whom a judge had remanded to custody on previous charges threw herself to the floor and screamed like a son-of-gun until police slapped the cuffs on her and hauled her posterior back to jail.