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.
3800 block of 34th Street: Criminal citation x3 – 11am. Officers issued each of three men a criminal citation for drinking in public.
4000 block of 29th Street: Vandalism to auto – 5:45pm. The owner of a 1996 Ford told officers that he discovered the rear window to his car had been broken out.
4100 block of 34th Street: Vehicle impound – 3:25pm. Officers impounded a 2009 Honda for a compulsory insurance violation and failure to pay multiple parking citations.
32nd Street and Bunker Hill Road: Hit and run collision – 4:45pm. The reporting person told officers that her son in law’s vehicle was struck by an unknown vehicle sometime between 5am and 4:30pm today.
3700 block of 36th Street: Theft – 11:50am. The construction supervisor working on a house reported that a carpet/floor dryer he rented for the job had been stolen.
3200 block of Queenstown Drive: Theft from auto – 7pm. The owner of a 2012 Ford van came into the police station to report that the vehicle’s front tag had been stolen.
4300 block of 29th Street: Storehouse burglary – 6:20pm. The victim told officers that someone broke into his shed and stole two bicycles.
3200 block of Queens Chapel Road: Vehicle impound – 11am. Officers impounded a 2000 Honda for displaying expired tags that had been issued to another vehicle.
3100 block of Upshur Street: Vehicle impound – 4:40pm. Officers impounded a 2004 Ford that had been previously marked for 48- hour towing.
3200 block of Queenstown Drive: 2nd degree assault – 12:05am. The victim told officers that she and her boyfriend got into an altercation and he threw a cell phone at her causing a small laceration to her nose.
Officers canvassed the area for the boyfriend with negative results. The victim was advised of her options with the District Court Commissioner.
3700 block of 36th Street: Burglary – 11:15am. Officers discovered that someone broke into the residence through a second floor window. The house had been ransacked but the homeowner said nothing appeared to be missing.
3600 block of Bunker Hill Road (Bike Co-op): Theft – 4:20pm. A man came into the co-op and inquired about a red Schwinn bicycle. Staff allowed the man to test ride the bike and he never returned with it.
4300 block of Kaywood Drive: Vehicle impound – 8am. Officers impounded a 2003 Chevy Monte Carlo for displaying suspended tags and blocking traffic.
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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