December 6, 2012
Where’s the music?
Between the evening of Nov. 2 and the afternoon of Nov. 3 an unknown suspect entered two parked cars in the 7500 block of 135th Avenue Southeast and took about 20 music CDs. There were no signs of forced entry in either vehicle.
An unknown suspect shattered a window of two different cars parked in the 8200 block of 154th Avenue Southeast between Nov. 2 and 3. A $1,500 laptop was stolen from one car, but nothing was taken from the other. The overall damage, including the laptop theft, was estimated at $2,800.
Prepare for flight
More than $1,900 worth of personal belongings was stolen from a car parked in the 7400 block of 137th Place Southeast Nov. 3. Among the items stolen were a flight bag and an aviation headset worth $1,000.
A victim awoke to find that his vehicle was damaged and contents stolen Nov. 7. The vehicle was parked in the 8400 block of 118th Avenue Southeast. More than $1,000 worth of personal belongings was stolen, including a tablet computer, a GPS and a set of drills worth $700.
A check was stolen from an outgoing mailbox in the 11200 block of Southeast 77th Place between Nov. 11 and 13. The suspect washed the check and attempted to cash it at a bank in SeaTac, but was denied.
Several checks were reportedly stolen from an outgoing mailbox in the 11200 block of Southeast 76th Street between Nov. 12 and 13.
Breaking and failing
An unknown suspect attempted to enter two garage doors that hold tools for the maintenance department at Castle Creek Apartments, 7000 132nd Place S.E., on Nov. 15 or 16. The suspect damaged the doors but was unable to gain entry. The damage to the doors was estimated at $120.
Police responded to reports of a party at a vacant home for sale in the 11900 block of Southeast 71st Street Nov. 16. Police arrived to find numerous kids and loud music playing inside the house. Among those present was the homeowners’ daughter who had invited some friends over. Police ensured that the kids were OK to drive and sent them home. The homeowners were unaware that the gathering was occurring. They arrived, locked up the house and took their daughter home.
Clean the carpet
During the weekend of Nov. 17, more than $3,400 worth of goods was stolen from the maintenance storage building at the Cedar Rim Apartments, 7920 110th Ave. S.E. A $100 fog machine and a $900 commercial grade carpet shampooer were among the items stolen.