By Allison Pascoe
Restaurants, guard your beer kegs and citizens, protect your garden gnomes! That’s the takeawy from the latest police reports. But for starters, we have a serious report of a scam that is taking advantage of unsuspecting grandparents.
April 20, 7700 block of 203rd Street Southwest: A woman was convinced via a phone scam to wire $10,868 via Western Union to people in Spain– supposedly to help her grandson out of jail/legal troubles in Mexico.
April 26, 100 block of Main Street: At around 8:20 a.m., suspect(s) entered a locked storage area and stole a beer keg.
April 26, 500 block of Main Street: At around 9:50 a.m. unknown suspect(s) took four empty beer kegs from the loading dock of a restaurant.
April 26, 7400 block of 176th Street Southwest: An adult female drove into a rockery in Edmonds and then drove off. The female was intoxicated and arrested for DUI.
April 28, 600 block of Sunset Avenue North: A man was paid $5,500 to begin metal work on a house. The man never showed up and is suspected of taking all the supplies for the job that were purchased by the homeowner.
April 28, 22000 block of 106th Avenue West: At around 3 p.m., two backpacks containing heroin and drug paraphernalia were found in woods during a K9 track for a burglary suspect.
April 28, 9600 block of Firdale Avenue: A man reported that his wallet fell out of his pocket outside of Colonial Pantry restaurant and was possibly picked up and stolen by a male passerby.
April 29, 21600 block of Highway 99: A male skateboarder intentionally hit a car with a skateboard, damaging the vehicle.
April 29, 21100 block of Highway 99: A security camera stolen from the back of Kafe Neo.
April 29, 300 block of 6th Avenue North: Four juveniles admitted to vandalizing the stadium bleachers of a local play field by spray painting on the walls of the stands.
April 30, 7400 block of 215th Street Southwest: A resident reported the theft of garden gnome from yard.
April 30, 7400 block of 220th Street Southwest: A driver was arrested for driving with a suspended license and in possession of drug paraphernalia.
May 1, 7300 block of 210th Street Southwest: A domestic disturbance investigation reveals a DUI hit-and-run that occurred in Lynnwood.
My Edmonds News intern Allison Pascoe is a Marysville native who will graduate from the University of Washington this June with a degree in Communication and English. Allison’s free time is often spent with friends, playing tennis, soccer or waterskiing.