April 5, 2012
A burglary was reported March 1 in the 7500 block of 138th Place Southeast. The resident left the garage door open overnight, and an unknown suspect entered the structure and stole carry-on baggage and two laptop computers from an unlocked car. The estimated loss is more than $2,100.
More than $10,900 worth of items were reportedly stolen March 1 from a single-family home in the 11600 block of Southeast 89th Street. A lock was broken off and one of the home’s windows was pried open. The suspect took jewelry, laptop computers, gaming equipment, cash and a surround sound system.
Nearly $13,000 worth of items including diamond jewelry, a laptop computer and personal items were stolen in a home burglary reported March 1. The suspect entered the home through a rear garage door and left several items of value undisturbed.
A 38-year-old Newcastle woman was transported to Overlake Hospital Medical Center after three Newcastle Police Department officers responded to a report of her acting erratically in the 7300 block of Coal Creek Parkway Southeast. The reporting party said the woman accused her of killing her cat and was “too high,” according to police reports. The woman was handcuffed after she reportedly pushed and threatened an officer.
Stolen car found
A stolen vehicle from Des Moines was recovered under a tarp March 6 in the 12400 block of Southeast 89th Place after a caller reported someone dumped rubbish in the roadway. Only the center portion of the vehicle remained. No license plates were recovered.
Power cords valued at $3,200 were reported stolen March 6 from the Newcastle Library construction site in the 12900 block of Newcastle Way. A small hole was cut in the fence surrounding the site to gain access to the area.
Can you hear me now?
A brown Resound Future hearing aid valued at $2,500 was stolen from the men’s dressing room at The Golf Club at Newcastle on March 12.
Amp, GPS stolen
A woman reported a $200 amplifier and a $500 GPS device were stolen from her 1993 Ford Probe on March 15. The car was located near the 13300 block of Southeast 79th Place. There were no signs of damage to the vehicle.
Lifting the lid
More than $650 worth of tire chains and tools were stolen March 18 from a vehicle parked near the 13300 block of Southeast 79th Place. The truck’s canopy was locked, but it appears the suspect pushed the covering up until the lock snapped off.
Laptop swiped from BMW
A Sony laptop was reported stolen March 19 after a suspect smashed out the passenger-side window of a woman’s 2005 BMW near the 12800 block of Newcastle Way Southeast. The estimated loss is at $300.
Honda Civic reported stolen
A green, four-door 1998 Honda Civic with Washington license plates was reported stolen March 19 from the 6800 block of Coal Creek Parkway Southeast.
Comcast van broken into
About $8,200 worth of miscellaneous tools and electronic equipment was reported stolen March 19 from a Comcast van parked near the 7400 block of Newcastle Golf Club Road. The items included modems, a multimeter and wireless cards.
Several residents called to report three people going door-to-door March 19 near the 8100 block of 129th Place Southeast. An officer contacted the group, who was promoting the Tri-State Exteriors company. The group was warned for not having a door-to-door solicitors’ permit from the city.
Students expelled for marijuana
Two Liberty High School students were arrested, expelled immediately and released to their parents after reportedly possessing marijuana and paraphernalia in the school parking lot in their car March 22.