Police blotter

September 2, 2011

By Staff

Car break-in

A woman reported her front passenger window was damaged and Camel Pak backpack stolen from her vehicle at the Cougar Mountain Country Park trailhead lot Aug. 2. About $250 worth of damage was done to the car, and about $150 worth of items were taken. The backpack held several articles of identification and a bankcard.

 Vandalism at Liberty

Between 2:30 p.m. Aug. 4 and 6 a.m. Aug 5, the stadium manager for Liberty High School reported about $500 worth of damage to one of the school’s field goal posts. Vandalism is the presumed cause of the damage.

Laptop, jewelry stolen

About $3,000 worth items were taken from a residence in the 12000 block of Southeast 88th Place, including $2,000 worth of jewelry and a $700 Toshiba laptop. The woman reported her laundry room window was broken out while she was away on vacation for two weeks. The incident occurred between July 31 and Aug. 3.

You (don’t) have mail

A $200 metal locking mailbox was reportedly stolen from the 8000 block of 146th Place Southeast between 2 p.m. Aug. 3 and 4:30 p.m. Aug. 4.


Minor in possession

A 17-year-old boy was cited for minor in possession of alcohol at the Golf Club at Newcastle after an altercation between he and a female guest at a wedding Aug 7. The boy reportedly exhibited signs of drunkenness and hit a night security guard in the eye with his cellphone after he was physically removed from the woman’s vehicle by the guard before police arrived.


Jewelry, revolver stolen

More than $8,600 worth of items were stolen from the 8000 block of 133rd Avenue Southeast on Aug 8. The items were jewelry, including a $7,400 platinum diamond ring, and a Magnum revolver. The burglar reportedly entered the home by sliding the laundry room window open.


Boat burglarized

A boat was reportedly burglarized after a set of black Bushnell binoculars, a cellphone and a stereo were removed from the dash. The boat was located on the 7000 block of 129th Avenue Southeast. The theft occurred between Aug. 8 and 10.


Dazed and confused

Police responded to the 7000 block of 133rd Avenue Southeast on Aug 11 after receiving a report of a naked man lying in front of a building there. When deputies arrived, they could hear a male voice coming from the building. When they entered the residence, the man was located lying on the couch and he was urinating on himself when he spoke to police. He admitted to have been smoking bath salts for the past week or more and could not identify what day it was or the last time he ate. Police committed the man for a mental evaluation, and he was transported to Overlake Hospital for care.

Car prowl

More than $7,400 worth of items were stolen from three vehicles Aug. 12 in the 7000 block of 113th Avenue Southeast. The items were stolen from two vehicles at the home, and a work truck that contained about $5,000 worth of tools. Several GPS units and a computer were also taken.

The Newcastle News publishes names of those arrested for DUI and those charged with felony crimes. Information comes directly from local police reports.

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