Police blotter

Auburn police responded

Auburn police responded

to the following calls for service between April 12 and April 8:

April 12

Theft from vehicle: Overnight, 400 block of 8th Street Southwest. Suspects unknown forced their way into a car and stole unspecified motorcycle racing equipment of equally unspecified value.

Vandalism: 9:13 a.m., 1400 block of 8th Street Northeast. Unknown persons vandalized a person of unspecified gender’s vehicle of unspecified make in a way police would just rather keep to themselves.

Assault: 3:25 p.m., 3030

R St. S.E. Police arrested a person described only as male for assaulting in some way a juvenile coincidentally also described only as male.

Disorderly conduct:

10:41 p.m., 2000 block of Auburn Way South. Police arrested a male person after he decided to urinate in public.

April 11

Theft from vehicle: 7:45 a.m., 2117 Auburn Way S. Unknown suspects stole a purse located under the front passenger seat of a woman’s car while the car was parked in front of her employer’s establishment, the Muckleshoot Bingo Hall.

Vandalism: 1 p.m.,

800 block of R Street Northeast. A male – youth, adult, who knows? – reported that somebody poured a sugar and water mixture into his gas tank about a week ago, doing his car mischief.

Obstructing justice:

2:24 p.m., 400 block of 37th Street Southeast. A woman called 911 pleading for help because her 28-year-old son, who could be heard yelling obscenities in the background, was out of control. The woman warned police that her boy had major anger problems, was suicidal and might have been prepared to mix it up with the law. Uncooperative with the cops, the man was arrested for obstructing justice.

Burglary: 2:30 p.m., 1300 block of 29th Street Southeast. A man reported that copper piping and wiring worth an undisclosed amount was stolen from a vacant residence.

Traffic offense: 9:54 p.m., 1406 Lake Tapps Parkway S.E. Police arrested a man for reckless driving after he was observed doing donuts at a high rate of speed in the moderately-packed parking lot of Top Foods. The guy told police he was “just testing out his new modified exhaust system.” He was additionally cited for his newly modified exhaust system.

Shoplifting: 11:15 p.m., 801 Auburn Way N. Police arrested a woman for stealing assorted food items and movies from Fred Meyer.

April 10

Arson of uninhabited structure: Midnight, 825 A St. S.E. Police were called to Burlington Northern Railroad property because in the previous two days persons unknown had kicked open a rolling, sliding door to a brick warehouse. Once inside, arson investigators determined, these persons set three separate fires with common combustibles at different locations. Though parts of the wooden frame were damaged, nobody was injured. Evidence was sent to the state crime lab.

Kidnapping and abduction: 1 a.m., H Street Northeast. Police arrested a man for unlawful imprisonment after he forcibly held his wife of six months on their bed during an argument and refused to allow her to leave their home.

Shoplifting: 9:11 p.m., 1101 Supermall Way S.W. Police arrested a woman for stealing unspecified items from the Burlington Coat Factory.

April 8

Shoplifting: 1:45 a.m.,

101 Auburn Way S. Police arrested a person for stealing a razor from Safeway after store security saw him so doing.

Shoplifting: 2:58 p.m., 801 Auburn Way N. Police arrested a juvenile female at Fred Meyer for shoplifting clothing of some undefined type worth an amount we can only guess at.

Shoplifting: 6:40 p.m.,

1101 Supermall Way S.W. Police arrested a woman after she swiped two purses, removed the tags, put the purloined property in a stroller and left Marshalls without benefit of paying.