Suspects broke into a secured shed area at a home in the 400 block of 35th Avenue South around 1 a.m. April 12.

The suspects stole two aluminum mountain bikes, two bicycle helmets, two backpacks containing miscellaneous biking equipment, two cycle computers that were on the bikes, two head- and tail lamps and a toolbox with assorted tools.

No viable fingerprints were found.



Someone broke a basement window to a business in the 1800 block of 42nd Avenue East shortly after midnight on April 18. The suspect entered and then damaged a locked door that led into an office space.

Three desktop computers were stolen, along with two external hard drives.

Police submitted fingerprints taken from the office for analysis.



A woman in the 2800 block of East Denny Way told police on April 6 that she had received a Facebook message from her ex-boyfriend stating that he had just stolen her guitar and was giving it to his father to return to her.

The woman told police that she had given the suspect a ride that day on her way to work. 

Her roommate called around 3 p.m. to tell her that someone had removed her window screen. The woman returned home to find her window open and her acoustic guitar gone.

The woman received the Facebook message after she called police and before officers arrived. 

She told police the suspect is currently “couch surfing.”



Police responded to a payphone in the 2800 block of East Cherry Street, where a man was robbed around 11:40 p.m. April 2.

The man told police he was walking in the 2900 block of Cherry Street when the suspect approached him, asking for change. 

When the man said he didn’t have any, the suspect pulled out a knife and lunged toward him. 

The victim put up his hand in defense and received a 3-inch cut on his palm.

The suspect then fled eastbound, while the victim ran to a nearby payphone to call police.

Fire medics responded and treated the man’s injury. The victim was then taken to Harborview Medical Center for further treatment.

Multiple units, including a K-9 unit, conducted an extensive search of the area but couldn’t locate the suspect.



Around 3:50 p.m. April 10, police were dispatched to a home in the 3800 block of East Olive St., where two burglary alarms had been sounded while the resident was out of town. 

A window alarm had tripped around 3:40 p.m., and a door had been activated four minutes later. 

Officers checked inside the home but found no one. No electronics were taken, and nothing else seemed “obviously out of place,” according to the police report.

They did discover that the window latch was bent, but it couldn’t be determined whether this damage was new.

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