Motorcyclist suspected of recent Newcastle, Bellevue burglaries

June 1, 2012

A man riding a motorcycle is suspected of recent burglaries in Newcastle and Bellevue, Newcastle Police Chief Melinda Irvine said in a release June 1.

The motorcycle is described as a black and cream cruiser style bike with a lot of chrome on it, according to the release.  It reportedly does not have a loud exhaust.

The male driver was seen dressed all in dark clothing.

The driver, who was reportedly wearing a yellow helmet is suspected of burglarizing a home at 2 p.m. June 1 in the Lake Washington Ridge neighborhood.

A similar burglary occurred at 11:45 a.m. May 29 in the 8600 block of 138th Place S.E.

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Concerts in the Park lineup announced

June 1, 2012

NEW — 3:10 p.m. June 1, 2012

The schedule for the 2012 free outdoor concerts at Lake Boren Park is set.

Live performances will be Wednesday evenings from July 18 and through Aug. 8 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Crowds often begin gathering as early as 6 p.m. for community picnicking. Food vendors, including Buns gourmet natural burgers and Tastyz kettle corn and shaved ice, also will be on site.

Seatown Rhythm and Blues, The Mainstreet Band, Threshold and the Fabulous Roof Shakers are the bands scheduled to perform.

Outdoor concerts are provided for families every summer at Lake Boren Park.