November 1, 2012
An iPhone 4 was stolen from a locked car in the parking lot of the Castle Creek Apartments, 7000 132nd Place S.E., on Oct. 3. Someone smashed the driver’s window to gain entry into the car.
Police responded to reports of narcotic activity by a man parked in the parking lot of QFC, 6940 Coal Creek Parkway S.E., on Oct. 4. Police found an uncapped syringe and other drug paraphernalia in the car. The man was read his rights and then said he had injected heroin and there were no narcotics left. A subsequent search yielded nothing.
An unknown suspect broke into a secluded home for sale in the 11000 block of Southeast 76th Street between Oct. 4 and 6. The suspect reportedly entered the residence through a bathroom window, but did not take anything.
Between the evening of Oct. 5 and the morning of Oct. 6, a Newcastle resident’s car was egged by an unknown suspect. The car was parked in the 8100 block of 150th Place Southeast.
On Oct. 9, police found a stolen vehicle parked across from the Castle Creek Apartments, 7000 132nd Place S.E. The vehicle was stolen from Tacoma.
Fill & flee
A man was arrested Oct. 9 after reportedly attempting to steal gas from a motorcycle parked at the Newport Crossing apartments, 7311 Coal Creek Parkway. The motorcycle’s owner said he found the suspect underneath the bike with some tools.
Keyed at school
A Newcastle resident reported his car was keyed while parked in the Liberty High School parking lot on Oct. 10. There were no suspects.
Sticks and stones
An unknown suspect threw rocks through the front window of a Newcastle resident’s home in the 7000 block of 122nd Avenue Southeast on Oct. 12. The incident caused about $200 in damage.
More than $1,200 worth of personal belongings was stolen from a car parked at the Newport Crossing apartments, 7311 Coal Creek Parkway, between Oct. 13 and 14. It is unknown how entry into the vehicle occurred, but police did collect fingerprints from the scene.