Police Blotter

May 31, 2012

By Staff

Civic swiped

A 1994 black Honda Civic with Washington license plates was reported stolen April 25 in the 6800 block of Coal Creek Parkway.

Overdrawn account

A Newcastle woman reported April 25 that someone had been using checks to draw money out of her checking account. She became aware of the problem when she went into the Newcastle branch of Bank of America and told she was overdrawn.


A woman who lives at the Newport Crossing apartments, 7311 Coal Creek Parkway, reported her Pioneer car stereo was stolen from her vehicle, and $230 in cash was taken from her and her roommate from the apartment April 26.

Car reported stolen

A Newcastle woman reported April 28 her 2002 Kia Rio was stolen from the Newport Crossing apartments, 7311 Coal Creek Parkway. The silver four-door sedan had Washington plates with a 900VFC license number.

Greenhouse glass smashed

Two windows in an aluminum storm door on a greenhouse at the Renton Academy were reported broken April 29. There was a fair amount of dried blood on some of the broken glass and on the aluminum panel on the bottom of the door that had been pushed in. Many plants were found on the ground instead of on their shelves.

Problem child

A 13-year-old boy was taken into custody and transported to a juvenile detention center after he physically assaulted school staff members and threw pine cones at individuals at the Renton Academy on May 1.

Student expelled

A 14-year-old boy was expelled immediately from Liberty High School on May 1 for possession and intent to distribute marijuana after a parent said he was bragging about smoking and selling the drug at school. The student was released to his parents. The case was sent to the King County Youth Center prosecutor for further investigation and charges.

Man, that’s heavy

A woman contacted police May 2 to report her neighbors at the Newport Crossing apartments, 7311 Coal Creek Parkway, regarding the heavy smell of marijuana and loud noise. The responding officer reported glass bongs and assorted paraphernalia on a table when the tenant opened the door. The occupants were given a formal warning.

Tires slashed at apartment

A woman reported her tires were intentionally slashed May 2 at the Castle Creek Apartments, 7100 132nd Ave. The incident caused $250 in damage to the Chevy Lumina.

Deer injured near roadway

A Newcastle police officer euthanized a deer with two broken legs on the east side of the road just north of Southeast 89th Place and Coal Creek Parkway. No game agent was available to assist during the incident.


A home in the 12800 block of Southeast 80th Way was burglarized May 6. A laptop, Xbox and some money was stolen — including $400 from a Toy Story bank. A rock was used to break through a kitchen door.

Neighbor spots burglars

A 47-year-old transient man and a 39-year-old Clute, Texas, man were arrested and booked into the King County Jail on May 6 for residential burglary after a neighbor saw them entering a residence in the 7400 block of Coal Creek Parkway Southeast. The two men were still there when officers arrived. A significant amount of jewelry stolen from the home was found on one of the men.

There’s a snake in your boot

A home in the 12800 block of Southeast 80th Way was burglarized May 6. A laptop, Xbox and some money was stolen — including $400 from a Toy Story bank. A rock was used to break through a kitchen door.

Car break-in

About $330 worth of items was reported stolen from a 2001 Honda Accord on May 6. There was no damaged caused to the vehicle, but a North Face backpack, a rain jacket and loose change was taken.

Vet checks

A veterinarian reported forgery of a check for more than $1,900 that replicated a business check from the Animal Hospital of Newport Hills on May 11. The business isn’t missing any checks and the culprit is believed to be making the checks from an outside source.

Suspicious minds

Unknown males came into a yard in the 8000 block of 148th Avenue Southeast but took off when a homeowner yelled at them.

BB gun pellet breaks window

A front window on a home in the 7800 block of 116th Avenue Southeast was broken out by a BB gun pellet May 16.

Garage door opened, items taken

A garage door was pried open and an Xbox and cellphone were stolen in a residential burglary May 17 in the 7000 block of 123rd Avenue Southeast.

Warrant arrest made at Renton Academy

A juvenile was picked up on a misdemeanor warrant May 18 at the Renton Academy.

Designer diaper bag swiped

An employee’s vehicle parked at the Newcastle Baskin-Robbins, 6935 Coal Creek Parkway, was damaged after a person shattered the window and reached inside to take a Coach designer diaper bag May 18.

Home burglarized

A home was burglarized after someone entered the residence in the 10900 block of Southeast 64th Street by breaking the glass to the rear sliding door May 18.

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