The Mount Rainier Police Department’s weekly report is not intended to be a listing of every incident or call for service handled by the police department, but merely a general summary of incidents that may be of interest to the community. Some reports may be outside the date parameters due to extended investigations or other circumstances. Some cases are not included at all due to ongoing investigations.
3100 block of Queens Chapel Road: Motor vehicle collision – 11:15am. Officers investigated a collision involving a red scooter. The rider of the scooter was taken to a local hospital for treatment of his non-life threatening injuries.
2200 block of Varnum Street (Family Dollar): Theft – 12:20pm. Officers took a report of shoplifting. About $75 of merchandise was stolen by a black male wearing all black.
3400 block of Newton Place: Citizen robbery – 10:35am. A woman reported that she was robbed of her purse at gunpoint by a black male in his mid-twenties. The victim was not injured and the suspect was tracked by K-9 to the 3600 block of Oak Lane where the track was lost.
4300 block of 31st Street: Theft from auto – 12:50pm. The owner of a 2009 Mazda with Virginia plates reported that someone stole the front license plate off his vehicle.
3700 block of 36th Street: Burglary supplement – 8:25pm. The resident gave officer a list of items that were stolen in the burglary of her home on April 19th.
2800 block of Upshur Street: Burglary – 3:05pm. The resident told officers that she came home and discovered that her house had been broken into and ransacked. Nothing was reported missing at the time of the report.
3700 block of 36th Street: Burglary – 7pm. The reporting person told officers that sometime between 10am and 5pm today someone broke into his grandparents’ house and stole several items of personal property.
4300 block of Russell Avenue: Vandalism to auto – 2:20pm. The owner of a 2013 Nissan Rogue reported that someone smashed the rear left passenger window of his vehicle.
1 Municipal Place: Criminal citation – 7:20pm. Officers issued a man a criminal citation for an open alcohol violation.
4600 block of 29th Street: Vandalism – 9:30pm. The resident told officers that someone threw a rock through her apartment window.
Nothing significant to report.
3100 block of Chillum Road (7-11): 2nd degree assault – 1:25am. The store clerk told officers that he was assaulted by a man over the price of a bottle of water. The clerk was pushed into a lottery machine and the suspect hit him with the bottle of water.
4100 block of 31st Street: Service of a protective order – 10:45am. Officers served a protective order on a woman that was obtained by her brother. The woman left the premises after she was served.
3400 block of 36th Street: Burglary – 7:10pm. The resident told officers that she returned home to discover that her house had been burglarized. Entry was made through a second floor bathroom window.
Citizens are reminded to PLEASE call and report suspicious activity. Even if you choose not to provide your name or other personal information, we still need your help as extra eyes and ears in the community.
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