Thief enters business posing as owner | Police Blotter

Police blotter for Sept. 2-8.

  • Friday, September 13, 2019 1:30am
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Sept. 2

Business burglary: At 6:50 a.m. in the 13500 block of Bellevue-Redmond Road, a glass door to the business was shattered overnight. Property, which includes two paint sprayers valued at over $3,600 were taken.

Sept. 3

Bold thief: At 3:23 a.m. in the 13800 block of Bellevue-Redmond Road, a person was putting in tile inside a closed business when a man in a new Tesla parked in front of the restaurant. He told the person they were the owner of the business. They entered the building and tried to break into a cash register with a pair of scissors.

Toilet damage: At 9 a.m. in the 6100 block of 168th Place Southeast, a portable toilet was damaged after someone blew off a firework. This happened in August too.

Airsoft shooting: At 4:16 p.m. at Richards Road and 26th Street, someone called to report an “airsoft gun” was being shot out from a car window. The caller was following the driver into Factoria and led officers on “quite a search.” The driver and car were located. No crimes were committed.

Sept. 4

Knife on the bus: At 5:47 p.m. in the 14200 block of Southeast Eastgate Way, the suspect got onto a Metro Bus and immediately started to threaten the driver and other passengers. He told them he was going to hit them. Police were called and the officers arrived on the scene. They noticed the suspect was holding a knife in his hand, that was lowered to the side of his leg with the blade out. It was exposed to the officer. Police commanded that the man drop the knife, and the suspect did so, after the officer drew his weapon.

Sept. 8

Footprints: At 12 p.m. in the 1800 block of 148th Avenue Southeast, a victim reported finding a footprint on his bed and on the bedroom carpet. He found a recording of the suspect entering through an unsecured bedroom window on his computer. It showed the suspect leaving through the rear sliding glass door. The victim recognized the suspect.

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