Police blotter

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service between May 10 and May 2:

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service between May 10 and May 2:

MAY 10

Controlled substance: 8:10 a.m., 100 block of 10th Street Northeast. Remnants of a methamphetamine-manufacturing operation were found in a wooded area.

Harassment: 1:51 a.m., 4000 block of Auburn Way South. A young man reported that somebody he didn’t know threatened to beat him up and kill his father. He told police he suspects that a former acquaintance was responsible.

Vandalism: 7 a.m., 600 block of 23rd Street Southeast. Unknown persons spray painted somebody’s fence.

Assault: 5:40 p.m., 2800 block of Auburn Way South. An unknown number of males assaulted another male with a blunt object. He declined aid and refused to cooperate with police.

Assault: 7:50 p.m., 12300 block of Southeast 310 Lane. A boyfriend and girlfriend were involved in a dispute over personal issues that escalated into physicality when she whacked him in the chest with her fist. The boyfriend did not require aid.


Trespassing: 12:48 p.m., 600 block of A Street Southeast. Three people were told to go away and three were arrested after they were caught under Highway 18 on property belonging to the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad.

Theft: 3:47 p.m., 1425 Supermall Way S.W. Two juvenile females were caught shoplifting makeup from Wal-Mart.

Shoplifting: 8:40 p.m., 1425 Supermall Way S.W. Two females were caught shoplifting at Wal-Mart. One of them employed her 4-year-old daughter as an aid in the theft.

Assault: 7 p.m., 400 block of 4th Street Northeast. Police arrested a woman after she repeatedly punched her neighbor in the face.


Boosted Buddha: Overnight, 900 block of 12th Street Northeast. A woman reported that somebody stole a large terra cotta Buddha from her patio. Seems Buddha was there during the morning of the previous day but gone by the evening of the next day.

Sex offense: 9:29 a.m., 600 block of Auburn Way S. A woman reported that an unknown man tried to fondle one of her bosoms and put his hand down her pants near Labor Ready.

Vandalism: 7:46 p.m., 1400 block of H Street Southeast. Two teenage boys, claiming gang affiliation with the “Brownside Family,” got themselves arrested for spray painting fences and buildings in an alley between 17th and 12th Streets Southeast.


Swindle: 6:14 p.m., 31900 block of 124th Avenue Southeast. A man reported that a con man who lives in Nigeria swindled him. The victim put down $250 for a deposit on rental property that does not exist.