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Dumpster fire, thieves and other shenanigans | Auburn police blotter

  • Thursday, October 8, 2020 4:40pm
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Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Sept. 30 and Oct. 5:

Sept. 30

Commercial burglary: 4 a.m., 220 8th St. SE. A burglar burgled a local business and tried to steal a customer’s vehicle, too.

Recovered stolen vehicle: 11:43 a.m., 1200 block of 29th Street Northwest. Somebody stripped a stolen vehicle of many parts and dumped it on an Auburn street.

Stolen bike recovered: 7:06 p.m., 700 block of Outlet Collection Drive Southwest. Police recovered a stolen bike.

Oct. 1

Theft of stuff from car: 10:47 p.m., 900 block of 14th Place Northeast. Police arrested a man for trying to get into numerous vehicles without having first asked their owners if, you know, that’d be okay.

Oct. 3

Theft from motor vehicle: 11:36 a.m., 601 Oravetz Road Southeast. Somebody stole a purse from a car at Roegner Park.

Shoplifting: 12:25 p.m., 4010 A St. SE. Someone took flowers from a store and didn’t pay for them.

Oct. 4

Assault: 12:48 a.m., 300 block of A Street Southeast. A man and a woman caught someone trying to break into their vehicle and got pepper sprayed.

Theft: 2:25 p.m., 1101 Outlet Collection Way SW. Staff at Kay Jewelers called 911 to report a grab-and-run theft from their store.

Commercial burglary: 12:51 p.m., 2 Auburn Way North. An unknown male suspect tried to burglarize an electronics store.

Oct. 5

Unlawful burning: 7:27 p.m., 102 W Main St. Some fire bug set a dumpster aflame.


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