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Police Beat by Mina Hochberg & Matt Schroeder
Between May 18 and 22, a local printing company discovered that a $600 generator had been stolen. Police recovered the generator, which was identified and released to the company.
   Between May 27 and May 30, a diesel pump and its fillings, worth $350, were stolen from a service truck at a construction site located at NE 200 Street and Woodinville-Snohomish Road.
   Between 3:30 p.m. May 30 and 7:15 a.m. May 31, unknown suspect(s) used a screwdriver to break into a car parked in the driveway of a Woodinville residence on the 15800 block and NE 178 Place. More than $2,000 in CDs and other miscellaneous items were stolen, and damage was done upon breaking into the car.
   In the middle of the night between May 31 and June 1, someone stole an $11,000 airplane wing from a local manufacturer. The wing, a left mid-flap for a Pan Am 727, was taken from a pallet and removed from the premises.
   Between 11:30 p.m. June 1 and 6:30 the next morning, an undisclosed amount of money was stolen from the safe of a local restaurant. The theft was discovered the next morning. There were no signs of forced entry, and police believe the perpetrator may have had a key to the building.
   On June 4, a 39-year-old Stanwood man was caught after allegedly shoplifting beer, cigarettes, and a pre-cooked chicken from a local grocery store. The man, who had also been caught the previous week, was cited for third degree theft.