December 17, 2013
Driving the red-eye
At 3:17 a.m. Dec. 1, a police officer pulled over a vehicle that ran a red light at the intersection of Southeast 20th Street and 118th Avenue Southeast. The officer could smell marijuana. The driver consented to having his blood drawn. Police are waiting for test results before forwarding the case information to prosecutors.
Police noticed a vehicle sitting near the intersection of Southeast 13th Way and 227th Avenue Southeast for some time. On Dec. 6, the officer ran the vehicle’s plates and found they’d expired in May. There was debris around the vehicle and the pavement under it was a different color. The officer had the car impounded.
December 10, 2013
Take my car… please
A man reported his car was stolen overnight Nov. 25 from the 100 block of Northwest Gilman Boulevard. Officers took the report and the car was listed as stolen. Shortly after, police received a call indicating his wife had taken the car home.
A student at Pine Lake Middle School reported someone had taken his iPod from his locker Nov. 26. No one turned it into lost and found.
Someone smashed a window and broke into a house in the 1000 block of East Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast between 7:55 and 11:20 a.m. Nov. 27. They took about $80,000 worth of jewelry and $50,000 in cash.
December 3, 2013
We’ll always have Paris
A man received two phone calls Nov. 21 from who he believed to be an adult male telling him he wanted to take him to dinner and then to Paris. It was determined to be a joke played by a cousin.
Beats online dating
Police responded to a report from Eastside Kickboxing on Nov. 21 in the 1100 block of Northwest Gilman Boulevard to investigate a suspicious subject. Officers spoke with a staff member who reported a white male entered the business and was watching the female clients work out. He was asked to leave and complied, then said he would return.
November 26, 2013
A 1990 red Nissan SX240 was reported stolen Nov. 11 in the 1700 block of 10th Avenue Northeast. The loss was estimated at $2,000.
Police received a report of stolen jewelry Nov. 12 in the 3700 block of Providence Point Drive Southeast. The loss was reported at $1,500.
Police received a report of a hearing aid, valued at $1,000, stolen from a 1993 Toyota pickup Nov. 12 in the 900 block of Northeast High Street.
November 19, 2013
A bad sign
A woman had questions for the police Nov. 7 in the 600 block of Northwest Gilman Boulevard about a company she hired to fix a sign for her business. She stated that she can’t reach them and she needs her sign. She stated that she has a contract for the work performed.
A pocketbook was reported stolen Nov. 9 in the 1000 block of Northwest Gilman Boulevard. The estimated loss was $1,599.
November 12, 2013
Sleeping it off
A police officer contacted a man asleep in his car in the 21700 block of Southeast Eighth Street at 9:21 a.m. Nov. 1. The man said he had smoked marijuana the night before and didn’t think it was safe to drive, so he’d slept in the car. The officer advised him that sleeping in the car disturbs local residents, and warned him of the dangers of driving under the influence.
At about 12:18 a.m. Nov. 1, a police officer using radar determined a car was going 70 mph in a 25 mph zone. The driver slowed down but continued to drive away, and ran a stop sign before eventually pulling into a random driveway on East Main Street. After the officer contacted the driver, he found he had an invalid driver’s license.
November 5, 2013
Someone broke into a car parked in front of a home on the 100 block of 242nd Avenue Southeast overnight between Oct. 25 and 26. The owner reported that a $50 gift card was taken, along with $375 worth of movie tickets to the Pasco/Moses Lake Fairchild Movie Theater.
It’s scarier if you’re drunk
Police arrested a 19-year old man at 10:14 p.m. Oct. 18 at Nightmare at Beaver Lake. Security from the event had called police when the man appeared drunk. The officer noted he could not stand under his own power and smelled of intoxicants. He was taken into custody and released to his sister. Police recommend charging him for being under 21 and exhibiting the effects of alcohol.
October 29, 2013
A person called police when they noticed a group of suspicious males and females loitering for 10 minutes within a store in the 6300 block of East Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast on Oct. 18. The person believed the group may be getting ready to steal something. He described them as being “European.” Upon arrival, the subjects left the scene in an unknown direction.
Vehicle break in
A 2012 Honda Pilot was broken into on Oct. 18 in the 2000 block of Newport Way Northwest. A computer, bag and cables worth an estimated $2,500 were reported missing.
October 22, 2013
A theft in the 100 block of Front Street North on Oct. 6 resulted in an estimated $750 loss. The thief stole cash and jerky.
A camera was stolen from a 2007 Volvo XC90 in the 200 block of Northwest Gilman Boulevard on Oct. 6. It was worth an estimated $800.
October 15, 2013
Someone took electrical wire and damaged a home under construction in the 21400 block of Southeast Second Place between 5 p.m. Sept. 21 and 8 a.m. Sept. 23. The missing wire is valued at about $100 and about $600 in damage was done to the property.
Someone cut up screens on the portable classrooms at Cascade Ridge Elementary School and left a noose hanging on a handrail overnight between Sept. 24 and 25. Five exterior screes had been cut, and someone had cut up several signs, including one that read “Welcome to Second Grade” which had its letters rearranged to spell “cocaine.” No word on where they got the “i.” A knife was also taped to a wall. School maintenance workers removed the noose and knife before police arrived because students were coming and they did not want the children to see them. The noose appeared to be made of a 6-foot cotton rope; the knife looked like an old kitchen knife.