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Boarding House Robbed at Gunpoint: Shoreline Police Blotter

In another incident, a Shoreline man was arrested for smashing an Internet box after a fight with his mother.

The following items are selected from Shoreline Police reports for Jan. 28-

Jan. 28

  • Three shoplifting incidents were reports, from Radio Shack, Safeway, and Goodwill.
  • A Shoreline man was booked for malicious mischief after an argument with his mother. She had taken the Internet box away from him as a punishment; he got mad and punched a hole in the wall before "spiking" the box on the pavement.

Jan. 29

  • A Shoreline woman was arrested for fourth degree assault after punching her mother in the head and face during an argument while holding her son.
  • A Ruger 9mm was stolen from a home on the 17000 block of 10th Ave NE, and the owner suspected the daughter took it after a domestic violence incident.
  • Someone smashed the windows out of a car that was parked at Hamlin Park and took several items.
  • A refrigerator was stolen from an apartment that was being renovated on the 14500 block of Bothell Way NE. The apartment was unlocked.

Jan. 30

  • Around 10 a.m., an employee working in a dentist office on Linden Ave. N reported that she heard wahat sounded like a group of people outside, then an impact on a window, and discovered a rock had been thrown at the window.
  • A 10-year-old's BMX bike was stolen from the Fred Meyer parking lot on Aurora around 5 p.m.
  • A laptop was stolen from a church parking lot in a "smash-and-grab" vehicle prowl.
  • Two residential burglaries were reported, on the 18400 block of 12th Ave NE and the 19500 block of 26th Ave NW.

Jan. 31

  • Police investigated a home invasion robbery at a boarding house on the 16000 block of Greenwood Ave. The robber kicked in the front door and displayed a handgun.
  • A burglary was reported on the 18700 block of Ridgefield Rd. A computer and jewelry worth a total of about $3,400 were taken.
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