Auburn Police blotter | Sept. 7

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Auburn Police responded to the following calls, among many others, between Aug. 24 and Sept. 1.

Aug. 24

Theft: 10 a.m., 28800 block of 55th Avenue South. A woman reported that at some interval over the 10 days previous to her call, somebody stole a rare antique canoe from storage.

Theft: 10 a.m., 801 Auburn Way N. A woman encountered a man inside Fred Meyer who stuck his thieving paws into her purse and swiped her wallet.

Fraud: 12 p.m., 29100 block of 55th Avenue South. A man called police to report that a fraudster had wheedled him into using his credit union account to cash checks for him.

Aug. 25

Disorderly conduct: 12:45 a.m., 3000 Auburn Way N. The day was only 45 minutes old when some guy acted in an undisclosed disorderly manner, and police slapped the cuffs on the blighter.

Well goodbye, dolly: 1:47 a.m., 5110 Frontage Road. U-Haul called to report that some thief had stolen a vehicle dolly from its lot under the cover of early morning darkness.

Theft: 11:59 p.m., 3200 block of N Street Southeast. At an unknown date and time over the last couple of months, someone emptied an Auburn resident’s gun safe of five firearms.

Aug. 26

Disorderly conduct: Overnight, 340 E. Main St. Police arrested a guy for setting police in motion on an unnecessary 911 response.

Shoplifting: 3:20 p.m., 1406 Lake Tapps Parkway SE. By capturing and detaining one of two would-be booze boosters, and holding that person until police got there, an off-duty police officer thwarted the shoplifting of $425 worth of alcohol.

Theft: 5:45 a.m., 2900 R St. SE. Somebody vandalized then stole a city signal board.

Theft: 4:20 a.m., 4329 A St. SE. An Auburn business reported the theft of an exterior motion sensor lamp.

Aug. 27

Disorderly conduct: 2 p.m., 27 15th St. NE. A witness or witnesses spied two females fighting in a public place.

Vandalism: 10:08 a.m., 31920 124th Avenue SE. A thief or thieves vandalized two coin-operated laundry machines.

Aug. 28

Traffic offense: 1:13 p.m., 3000 I St. NE. This dude was test driving a vehicle by doing donuts when he struck a curb and kept a-going onto a sidewalk. Police have since forwarded the case to the City of Auburn’s Prosecutor’s Office for consideration of reckless driving charges.

Aug. 29

Theft: 6 p.m., 1240 23rd St. SE. Somebody stole an engagement ring and a wedding ring.

Aug. 30

Theft: 11:23 p.m., 1102 15th St. SW. While a local business employed a subcontractor to do undisclosed work, the person had other ideas, and allegedly decided to help him or herself to multiple laptops.

Aug. 31

Robbery with firearm: 10:27 p.m., 2200 block of I Street Northeast. A robber pulled a gun on his or her victim, threatening that person’s life – all for a cigarette.

Sept. 1

Theft: 11 p.m., 3710 A St. SE. Somebody stole Maggy May the chihuahua from a mobile home. There are a lot of suspects all right, but they all deny knowledge of who filched the dog.

Unlawful burning: 11:46 p.m., 3500 block of D Street Southeast. Unknown subjects using illegal fireworks recklessly set aflame a large tree.

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