Caller upset over stolen bong | Police Blotter

Police blotter for June 29 - July 4.

  • Tuesday, July 9, 2019 2:40pm
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June 29

Ding dong ditch: At 10:53 p.m. at Southeast Carmichael Street, a group of males in their teens were caught playing ding dong ditch. The juveniles were transported home and the parents said they would “take care of it.”

Gun shots: At 8:27 p.m. at East North Bend Way, a caller reported gunshot sounds behind her apartment. Residents believed it may have come from Torguson Park. Police checked but found nothing suspicious.

Fireworks: At 10:09 p.m. at Southeast 141st Street, subjects were setting off bottle rockets. They were warned by police and stopped.

June 30

Trespassing: In the 400 block of East North Bend Way, a male was opening merchandise and eating inside the QFC. The dollar amount was estimated at $2.50. The subject was trespassed for two years and booked into jail due to being intoxicated and uncooperative.

Give me back my bong: At 9:33 a.m. at Falls Avenue Southeast, neighbors came into a subject’s home, made a mess and stole a bong. The subject wanted to hold his neighbors responsible.

July 1

Firework shootout: At 5:44 p.m. in the 700 block of East North Bend Way, juveniles were shooting fireworks and aiming them at each other. A number of teens ran off as police arrived, leaving their expended fireworks behind.

July 2

Bear chase: At 10:47 p.m. at Cascade Avenue Southeast, a caller reported they chased off a bear that was in his garbage.

July 4

Discharged fireworks: At 7:22 p.m. in the 700 block of East North Bend Way, two males were lighting off bottle rockets and mortars. An officer arrived and confiscated their bottle rockets and firecrackers.

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