Police & Fire

June 5, 2012

By Staff

Soaked

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.

Oh, Canada

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

  • At 11:43 a.m. May 25, three units from Station 78 responded to an unauthorized burning in the 13500 block of West Lake Kathleen Drive Southeast.
  • At 8:47 a.m. May 27, a unit from Station 81 responded to an unauthorized burning in the 19200 block of Southeast 25th Street.
  • At 2:04 p.m. May 27, personnel from a unit from Station 78 investigated a combustible liquid spill in the 16300 block of Renton-Issaquah Road Southeast.
  • At 11:33 a.m. May 29, five units from Station 72 responded to a structure fire to discover a cooking fire, which was kept to its container.
  • At 3:08 p.m. May 29, a unit from Station 71 responded to an unauthorized burning in the 13900 block of 232nd Avenue Southeast.
  • At 10:20 p.m. May 29, five units from Station 72 responded to a motor vehicle accident in the 100 block of 290th Avenue Southeast. There were no injuries.

Fencing

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.

Toyota taken

A Toyota was stolen in the 22900 block of Southeast 53rd Street before 4:48 p.m. May 15.

Entombed

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.

Transportation trouble

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.

Poked

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.

Smashed

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.

Porch problem

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.

Family ties

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.

Shattered

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.

Swiped

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.

Graffiti vigilante

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.

Unfriend

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.

On Target

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.

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