Police & Fire
June 5, 2012
Police responded to a possible traffic hazard in the 1600 block of 25th Avenue Northeast at 2:19 p.m. May 14 after a caller reported juveniles throwing water balloons at passing vehicles. Police could not locate the balloon-toting juveniles.
Down the rabbit hole
Police blocked traffic at Southeast 43rd Way and Providence Point Drive Southeast at 11:01 a.m. May 15 due to a missing manhole cover in the street. Municipal public works crews responded to handle the issue.
Police responded to a citizen’s question in the 2400 block of Northwest Stoney Creek Drive at 4:06 p.m. May 15. The citizen wanted to know about harassment laws in Canada. The officer advised the citizen about Washington laws, but could not provide information about the Canadian counterparts.
Eastside Fire & Rescue reports for June 6
Police responded to a suspicious vehicle in the 1500 block of Northwest Mall Street at 4:33 p.m. May 15. The man in the vehicle stopped to draw up a bid for a fence job.
A Toyota was stolen in the 22900 block of Southeast 53rd Street before 4:48 p.m. May 15.
Police responded to the 300 block of West Sunset Way and the Hillside Cemetery at 8:35 p.m. May 15 to unlock the gate for people stuck inside the cemetery.
A bike was stolen from the back of a vehicle parked in the 100 block of Front Street North before 10:10 a.m. May 16. The estimated loss is $100.
Police responded to suspicious activity in the 1000 block of Northeast High Street at 11:54 a.m. May 16 and discovered several needles in a bucket. The officer collected and disposed of the needles in a medical waste container.
A window was broken on a vehicle parked in the 1800 block of Northwest Goode Place before 3:51 p.m. May 16. The estimated damage is $600.
A bike was stolen from the porch of a residence in the 200 block of First Avenue Northwest before 4:07 p.m. May 16. The estimated loss is $500.
Police conducted a welfare check in the 300 block of Southeast Bush Street at 5:36 p.m. May 16 after a woman said her 16-year-old son took her vehicle after they got into a dispute about her taking away his cellphone. She said she did not want to file a police report for the theft or for a runaway. The family later settled the dispute.
A window was broken on a vehicle parked in the 400 block of Front Street North before 6:09 p.m. May 16.
Let there be light
Police responded to suspicious activity in the 200 block of Northwest Dogwood Street at 10:20 p.m. May 16 after a caller reported people carrying flashlights in the area. Police could not locate people carrying flashlights.
Call for help
Police responded to a mental health problem in the 1000 block of 17th Avenue Northwest at 11:23 p.m. after a caller dialed 911 and told the dispatcher he felt paranoid and thought about hurting a random person.
A window was broken on a vehicle parked in the 5800 block of 221st Place Southeast before 7:26 a.m. May 17. Items were stolen from the vehicle. The estimated loss is $1,150.
Police responded to suspicious activity at Highlands Drive Northeast and Interstate 90 at 3:15 p.m. May 17 after a caller reported a man with a backpack near a retaining wall. The caller believed the man might attempt to leave graffiti on the wall. The man had walked by the wall and continued to walk when police arrived.
Police answered questions for a woman in the 100 block of Front Street at 6:25 p.m. May 17. She wanted to know what options she had to stop an ex-friend from bothering her.
Items were stolen from Target, 755 N.W. Gilman Blvd., before 6:31 p.m. May 17.
The Press publishes names of those charged with felony crimes. Information comes directly from local police reports.