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Shoreline Police Blotter: Man Robs Coffee Stand, Wrestles with Victim

The following blotter items from Nov. 14- Nov. 19 and information on arrests were supplied by the Shoreline Police Department. The reports do not indicate a conviction.

NOV 14

DISTURBANCE: A man and his girlfriend of 20 years were involved in a verbal argument.

TRESPASS: An intoxicated man began fighting with a security guard at Goldie’s Casino.

BURGLARY: Someone stole musical instruments and microphones from the First Christian Reformed Church.

THREATS: A man threatened to post pictures of his ex-girlfriend in lingerie on the internet. He then posted the pictures on a website for personal ads.

OVERDOSE: Someone overdosed on heroin in their apartment in the 14500 block of Whitman Ave. N.

NOV 15

LARCENY: Three black females in their 20’s stole a bag full of jeans from Sears on Aurora Ave. N.

BURGLARY: A man and a woman were seen breaking into a home, in the 17000 block of 8th Ave. N.E., exiting with television and driving away in a Chevrolet Impala.

PROSTITUTION: A known prostitute was removed from the Rodeway Inn on Aurora Ave N.

NOV 16

LARCENY: A student at Shorewood High School left his backpack unattended during lunch and his iPad was stolen.

MENTAL COMPLAINTS: A missing 45-year-old man, with the mental capacity of a 5-year-old, was found at Northwest Hospital.

NOV 17

LARCENY: Someone stole various baby products from Rite Aid on Ballinger Way N.

BURGLARY: A laptop, Wi-Fi card and checkbook were stolen from a home in the 18000 block of 15th Ave. N.W.

NOV 18

LARCENY: A man ran out of Home Depot with an armful of products, without attempting to pay.

STALKING: A man received harassing text messages from, who he believed to be, his ex-boyfriend.

NOV 19

ROBBERY: A man jumped into the window of a coffee stand and grabbed money from the till. He went through the barista’s purse and wrestled with the victim when they attempted to get the purse back.

DRUNKNESS: A highly intoxicated person fell asleep on the ground at the Aurora Village Transit Center.

VANDALISM: A group of mailboxes, in the 16700 block of Linden Ave. N., have been damaged and vandalized multiple times over the last few months.

Bob MacDonald November 27, 2011 at 12:01 AM
The Seattle Times does the same thing! Just last week there was a story about an 'albino' deer. I asked them, Why use the term 'albino' for this deer when they don't call the other deer 'brown' deer? They just call them 'deer'. And besides, everyone knows 'albino' is just a code word for 'white'. Racism - It's where you look for it.
Gennette Cordova November 30, 2011 at 03:41 AM
When race is included in the incident report it's included in the police blotter. Descriptions such as "black female" and "white male" are not uncommon.
Karen Easterly-Behrens November 30, 2011 at 06:14 AM
The Rodeway and Motel 6....drugs and prositutes....get them out of our city! Keep the pressure on...it is just ridiculous!
Karen Easterly-Behrens November 30, 2011 at 06:15 AM
Days Inn too!
Tony Dondero November 30, 2011 at 07:37 AM
The police blotter is selection of incidents and as Gennette said above, a person's race is sometimes included in the police records that are sent to Patch. Descriptions aren't intended to be and shouldn't be taken as the be-all and end-all of who a person is but is helpful in identifying someone for police purposes or if you are writing about what the police do. When police hand out a traffic ticket, for example, there is a space for the race of the person and the officer often does fill that out. Unless they ask you what you identify as what they put down is probably an educated guess unless you want to discuss your lineage with them.

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