January 3, 2013
Two packages, including more than $80 worth of diapers, were stolen from the doorstep of a residence in the 7100 block of 119th Court Southeast on Nov. 16. The theft wasn’t reported until two weeks later, on Dec. 3.
Let there be light
An unknown suspect shattered the window of a car parked at the Parterra Condos, 13301 S.E. 79th Place, between the evening of Dec. 5 and the morning of Dec. 6. Damage to the window was estimated at $200, but other than a flashlight and some paperwork, nothing was stolen from the car.
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.
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.
October 4, 2012
An employee at the Animal Hospital of Newport Hills reported that a man became aggressive toward her after he was told the hospital couldn’t treat an injured raccoon on Aug. 30. The man returned the next day, the employee said, and shouted obscenities at her because of the way he felt she treated him.
A resident in the 11300 block of Southeast 77th Place reported that the rear license plate was stolen from his car between Aug. 31 and Sept. 7.
An unknown suspect keyed the driver’s door of a Ford Escape in the parking lot of the QFC, 6940 Coal Creek Parkway S.E., on Sept. 3. The victim reported the damage was about $500.
September 6, 2012
A cellphone, an insurance card and a vehicle binder were stolen from a car parked in the 7000 block of 122nd Avenue Southeast on Aug. 2 or 3. The victim did not realize anything had been stolen until a Bellevue police officer returned the vehicle binder which was found in a Bellevue park.
Mow the lawn
On Aug. 7, a woman reported a lawn mower was stolen from her unfenced back yard in the 11000 block of Southeast 77th Place. The woman had taken all of the items out of a shed in preparation for having it removed.
Hit the deck
The hood and fender of a Toyota was damaged after an unknown suspect threw a deck chair at the vehicle parked in the lot of the Cedar Rim Apartments on 110th Avenue Southeast on Aug. 7 or 8.
July 3, 2012
Ding dong ditch
Residents reported juveniles dumped a cup full of dog poop on their front doormat and rang the doorbell of a home in the 9200 block of 140th Avenue Southeast on May 27.
No, you lock it up
A residential burglary was reported May 29 in the 8600 block of 138th Place Southeast. There were no signs of forced entry in the incident; the rear door of the home was unlocked.
The wrong slip
A forged prescription was reported May 30 at Newcastle’s Bartell Drugs on Coal Creek Parkway.
May 31, 2012
A 1994 black Honda Civic with Washington license plates was reported stolen April 25 in the 6800 block of Coal Creek Parkway.
A Newcastle woman reported April 25 that someone had been using checks to draw money out of her checking account. She became aware of the problem when she went into the Newcastle branch of Bank of America and told she was overdrawn.
A woman who lives at the Newport Crossing apartments, 7311 Coal Creek Parkway, reported her Pioneer car stereo was stolen from her vehicle, and $230 in cash was taken from her and her roommate from the apartment April 26.
May 3, 2012
Purse snatched from cart
A woman’s purse was reportedly stolen from her cart while she was waiting for the bus in front of the Safeway next to the handicapped parking stalls in the 6900 block of Coal Creek Parkway on April 4.
A suspicious male who had previously stolen liquor from the Washington State Liquor Store, 6927 Coal Creek Parkway S.E., returned to the store April 6. The subject left without stealing anything before police arrived.
A man, who moved to Newcastle from Georgia 10 days prior, reported his yellow Honda CBRR motorcycle was missing April 8. The motorcycle was parked in a designated parking stall next to the garage parking at the northwest exit to the Newport Crossing complex at the 7300 block of Coal Creek Parkway.
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.
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.