Shoreline Block Watches Report 22 Residential Burglaries in August

Number of burglaries reported in August down from July reports

Shoreline Block Watches reported slightly fewer residential burglaries in August 2012 from July 2012 and August 2011.

Shoreline Block Watches reported 22 burglaries, 13 forced entry burglaries and nine non-forced entry burglaries last month. Block Watches also reported three attempted burglaries to Shoreline Police.

Of those July 2012 reports, 17 were forced entry, nine were non-forced entry and there were six attempted burglaries.  

Last year, in August 2011, Shoreline Block Watches reported 14 forced entry burgaries, 11 non-forced entry burglaries and three attempted burglaries.

For more information on how to set up Block Watches or tips on burglary prevention, go to www.shorelinewa.gov and click on the police department link.

See below for more detail on the reported burglaries in August 2012.

Forced entry burglaries (13)

Aug. 1

17500 block of 8th Ave. N.E., noon, damaged door possibly with flat tool.

Aug. 3

14800 block of Whitman Ave. N., between 6:30 p.m. and 12:30 a.m., kicked in front door.

Aug. 11

14800 block of 15th Ave. N.E., between noon and 10 p.m., door pried open.

Aug. 12-13

1300 block of N. 175th St., between 11 p.m. and 2:30 a.m., entered via air-conditioner window.

18200 block of Fremont Ave. N., between 1 and 2:15 p.m., door kicked in.

19100 block of 15th Ave. N.W., between 3:22 and 10 p.m., unknown.

Aug. 19-20

17300 block of Dayton Ave. N., between noon and 2:05 p.m., bent window frame.

Aug. 21

15800 block of 27th Ave. N.E., between 5:15 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., pried window.

Aug. 24

20400 block of 12th Place N.W., between 10 a.m. and 5:19 p.m., pried window.

Aug. 26

1300 block of N. 175th St., between 10 and 10:08 p.m., broke window.

Aug. 29

16200 5th Ave. N.E., 10:30 a.m., broke window.

17300 block of 2nd Ave. N.W., between 7:30 a.m and 3 p.m., forced door.

Aug. 31

1700 block of N.E. 150th St., between 11:40 a.m. and 10:45 p.m., removed screen to window.

Non-forced entry (9)

Aug. 3

17500 block of Linden Ave. N., between 1 and 1:15 p.m., unsecured door.

July 6-Aug. 4

15200 block of Densmore Ave. N., between 6 and 8 a.m., unknown.

Aug. 5-8

500 block of N. 149th St., between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., unsecured door.

Aug. 12

16100 block of Midvale Ave. N., between 7 and 9 p.m., unsecured garage door.

Aug. 14

300 block of N.E. 158th St., between 11:17 a.m. and 12:17 p.m., unknown.

Aug. 21

800 block of N.E. 180th St., between 10:15 and 10:30 a.m., via unlocked door while victim gardened.

Aug. 21-22

17600 block of Bagley Place N., between 9:30 p.m and 9 a.m., via open garage door.

Aug. 23

1200 block of N.E. 181st Place, between 1 and 5 a.m., via unlocked door while victim slept.

Aug. 25-26

15700 block of Greenwood Ave. N., between 10 p.m. and 9 p.m., unknown non-forced.

Attempts (3)

Aug. 19

15500 block of Dayton Ave. N., between 4:50 and 4:52 a.m., propped ladder to second story window.

Aug. 21

200 block of N.E. 174th St., 12:46 p.m., broke window, no entry.

15200 block of Wallingford Ave. N., between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., rock to break window.


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