March 2, 2012
Locked and (un)loaded
A Newcastle man reported an unknown suspect pried open his locking mailbox at his home Jan. 20 in the 11400 block of Southeast 87th Street. It is unknown what was stolen.
Home, car burglarized
A home in the 11500 block of Southeast 83rd Street was damaged and burglarized Jan. 23. The front door, doorjamb and roll-down garage door will cost an estimated $1,600 to replace. A passenger window to a vehicle parked in the home’s garage was also damaged and will cost $300 to be replaced.
Student brings drugs to school
An 18-year-old Liberty High School senior with a history of narcotic violations at the school was arrested Jan. 24 after flakes of marijuana and two empty capsules of Adderall were found in his backpack. He was expelled immediately and transported to the King County Jail in Seattle.
Suspicious men reported near home
A woman called police Jan. 24 after she noticed a man in her front yard and another man running out of her backyard. Her husband followed the suspicious men down the street on foot, and neighbors reported seeing the pair running eastbound on Southeast 72nd Street. The woman described the first man as possibly a white male with a thin build wearing a black beanie, a gray hooded sweatshirt and skinny jeans sagging and showing his underwear. The other man is described as possibly white or Hispanic with a regular build wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and gray sweatpants.
Attempted car theft
A man reported an attempted vehicle theft Jan. 24 in the12600 block of Southeast 73rd Place. The vehicle’s driver’s side door was left ajar and the steering column had been damaged. Total property damage is estimated at $300.
Attempted car theft
A woman reported an attempted vehicle theft Jan. 24 in the 7400 block of Newcastle Golf Club Road. The vehicle’s steering column and window sustained an estimated $500 worth of damage.
Honda Civic recovered in mud
A stolen 1999 Honda Civic was recovered Jan. 25 about 100 yards west of the trailhead in the 7800 block of 129th Avenue Southeast. The car was stuck in deep mud, unlocked with the sunroof and passenger window open.
Purse stolen at ball field
A woman reported her black leather purse had been stolen out of her van parked in the 6900 block of 116th Avenue Southeast near the Renton Academy’s baseball field. She left the van for about 10 minutes and when she came back to check on it, the window to her vehicle was shattered.
Girl expelled for glass pipe
A Liberty High School student was expelled immediately and released to her father after she brought a glass marijuana pipe to the school Jan. 26.
Got a light?
Three 2-foot-tall copper dome lights were stolen from a home Jan. 26 in the 14700 block of Southeast 83rd Place. The estimated loss is $690.
Items stolen from home
A Tiffany wedding ring, two laptops and an iPad were reported stolen in a home burglary Jan. 27 in the 7600 block of 120th Avenue Southeast. The front door to the home had been kicked in and about $4,900 worth of property was stolen.
Three silver landscaping lights were reportedly stolen sometime between Jan. 27 and 28 from a home located in the 1500 block of Southeast 80th Street. The property was worth about $350.
A 1997 green Honda Civic with a turtle sticker in the lower left corner of the windshield was stolen Jan. 28. The car was parked in the 7800 block of 155th Avenue Southeast. A blue Honda Civic parked in the 13300 block of Southeast 79th Place was also reported stolen that day.
Electronics, jewelry stolen
Three laptops, a Kindle Fire and assorted jewelry were reported stolen Jan. 29 from a rented home in the 8400 block of 120th Place Southeast. There was an estimated property loss of about $3,800.
DVD player stolen
A 10-inch portable DVD player was reported stolen Jan. 29 from a vehicle parked in the 7300 block of Coal Creek Parkway. The suspect broke the driver’s side rear window causing $300 worth of damage.
Back off my bags
A woman reported several expensive purses and cash had been stolen from her Subaru Jan. 29 in the 7900 block of 110th Avenue Southeast after a suspect smashed a passenger window. The estimated loss from the incident is $990.
Thief takes laptop, cash from home
A laptop and $600 cash were among the items reported missing after a home in the 11800 block of Southeast 88th Street was burglarized Jan. 30. The suspect threw a landscaping brick through a sliding glass door to gain access to the home. The total loss in the incident is estimated at more than $2,500.
Juvenile expelled for pot
A 14-year-old Maywood Middle School student was expelled immediately from school and released to his mother Feb. 3 after a black plastic container containing marijuana, a digital scale, tobacco cigars and a plastic baggy were found in his backpack. The student is on a King County Youth Center Diversion for another marijuana violation that also occurred at the school. The incident was forwarded to the King County Youth Center Prosecutor for further investigation and charges.
Laptop stolen from car
A $1,000 black Hewlett Packard laptop was stolen from a vehicle sometime between Jan. 27 and 29 while it was parked at the Newport Crossing Apartments, 7311 Coal Creek Parkway. The suspect smashed out a passenger window causing $600 worth of damage.
Video player jacked from car
A man reported his Kenwood touch-screen car video player had been stolen from his vehicle sometime between Jan. 29 and 30 in the 7900 block of 110th Avenue Southeast. The vehicle was locked and the driver’s side window had been shattered to gain access. The total property loss and damage is estimated at more than $1,400.
Coin, jewelry swiped in burglary
A woman reported an $1,800 Canadian gold coin and assorted jewelry were stolen after a suspect burglarized her home in the 11500 block of Southeast 85th Street on Feb. 2. The suspect damaged the front door to gain access to the home.
Burn, baby, burn
About $200 worth of damage was caused after a Seattle Times newspaper was thrown through the window of a home Feb. 5 in the 8400 block of 116th Avenue Southeast. Nearby, at a home in the 8600 block of 116th Avenue Southeast, a small pile of smoldering newspapers was discovered. A small plastic bag of what appeared to be marijuana was also found at the scene.
Jewelry taken from home
More than $8,600 worth of jewelry and watches was stolen Feb. 7 from a home in the 7800 block of 136th Avenue Southeast. Personal documents such as a passport and Social Security card were also taken from the home.
About $5,650 worth of property was missing and property damage was reported Feb. 7 at a home in the 7300 block of Coal Creek Parkway at the Newport Crossing Apartments. A television, laptop computer and diamond bracelet were missing and a filing cabinet was damaged during the incident.
Items stolen in home burglary
A home in the 1400 block of Southeast 88th Street was burglarized Feb. 8 after the suspect shattered the front glass window to the home. A gold watch, old coins and other items were reportedly stolen. The property loss and damage was estimated at $700.
A 17-year-old Newcastle girl was arrested at the Bartell Drugs store, 6939 Coal Creek Parkway S.E., for shoplifting. The girl attempted to steal hair coloring and various makeup products.
Locked out? Locked up.
A 23-year-old Newport woman was arrested for theft Feb. 11 after she did not provide payment for locksmith services she requested after being locked out of her apartment in the 7300 block of Newcastle Way. The woman was going through the eviction process and provided what she claimed to be a debit card that was later determined to be unusable.