Police Blotter for Feb. 26

February 26, 2011

By Staff

NEW — Noon Feb. 26, 2011

Car break-ins

A woman reported that her 2000 Subaru Outback had been broken into at Lake Boren Park, 13000 S.E. 84th St., between 4:20 and 4:30 p.m. Feb. 7. She reported that she had been walking her dog in the park, and she returned to find the front passenger side window smashed and her purse taken. She reported that the purse and its contents to be worth $4,000.

A woman reported that her 1998 Honda Civic had been broken into at Cedar Rim Apartments, 7920 110th Ave. S.E., between 10 p.m. Feb. 7 and 8 a.m. Feb. 8. She reported that she found the rear driver’s side door left ajar. She reported that her cell phone charger worth $25 had been stolen, as well as a pearl necklace worth $1,000, the car’s manual worth $10 and the car’s registration worth $25.

Parked in the neighborhood

Police responded to the 8500 block of 129th Avenue Southeast at 9:45 a.m. Feb. 8 where a suspicious man had been parked in a Ford Explorer for about 45 minutes. Police contacted the man, who was sitting inside with a laptop open on the passenger seat. They checked the man’s license plate and found that he lived down the street from where he was parked. Police reported that there was a subtle sweet, smoky smell inside the car, but the man inside declined to comment on what was causing the smell.

Student makes threats

A student at Renton Academy, 6928 116th Ave. S.E., was reported at 7:45 a.m. Feb. 11 to be showing his classmates a photo of a staff member and her boyfriend that he obtained on Facebook. Another staff member told him it was inappropriate and asked why he had the photo. The student said he had it in case he needed to have the staff member killed so he could show it to the hitman. The student said he was not serious and that he was just talking, but he was suspended.

Home burglary

A woman reported that her home, in the 7000 block of 123rd Avenue Southeast, had been broken into between 1 and 2:30 p.m. Feb. 14. She reported that the burglar entered through the rear sliding glass door, and stole a class ring worth $100, a cameo ring worth $100, a necklace worth $300, a sapphire ring worth $100, miscellaneous jewelry worth $400 and several empty prescription bottles. Police recovered 11 finger print samples from items the burglar had touched.

Unwanted guest at Starbucks

Police responded to Starbucks, 6977 Coal Creek Parkway S.E., just after 5 p.m. Feb. 14 where a man was trespassing. Starbucks employees had called police in the past regarding the man, as he had been asked to leave on several occasions after asking patrons for money, loitering and taking food purchased by others. The man left the store without incident that evening.

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