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Police Beat - July 8, 2013

  • Written by by Maggie Inahara

HOME IMPROVEMENT HEIST

A burglar with an aversion to renting home maintenance equipment removed the lock on the gate to a storage shed in the 16200 block of Woodinville- Redmond Road NE and made off with a generator, two pressure washers and a walk-behind cutter. There are no points accrued for keeping up with the Jones’s for anti-rental renegades.

EYE OF THE BEHOLDER

A homeowner in the 12500 block of NE 164th Street reported that unknown suspect(s) painted over her sample colors on her house and door frame — Vandal or color critic? Regardless, this hue-hating vigilante needs to stifle their dream for a Bellevue Beige world.

RETAIL RAGE

Here’s the thing about shopping in America: The price on the tag is generally non-negotiable. If you don’t like it, don’t buy it, or at least shop around for a price that pleases you. A cranky customer in the 14300 block of NE 193rd Place expressed their displeasure over a posted price by delivering a swift kick to the garage door, resulting in a sizable dent and a charge of disorderly conduct. Who’s sorry now?

PURSE PIRATE

A patron in the 17800 block of Garden Way NE was peeved to find that a pickpocket had pried open her purse while she was picking produce and pilfered her pocketbook. What a perturbing predicament …

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