While there were numerous accounts of shoplifting at local stores in Edmonds, this March 26 item caught our eye: From Safeway: steaks, toilet paper and alcohol. At least the thief covered the basics..
1000 block 5th Avenue South: Six bocce balls are stolen from trunk of a vehicle.
8100 block 238th Street Southwest: A residence is burglarized after a rock is thrown through a rear sliding glass door. Jewelry and an X-box are taken.
21900 block Hwy 99: A woman is stopped for shoplifting at TOP Foods. During the investigation she is found to be in possession of a controlled substance, heroin and drug paraphenalia.
22901 block Hwy 99: A subject charges a blower to a commercial account without authorization, then takes the blower to a pawn shop and receives $150 for a $500 item.
23900 block Hwy 99: A man partying in a hotel with friends receives a cut on his hand.
9600 block 220th Street Southwest: An unknown suspect threw rocks at Westgate Elementary School, shattering two windows.
24100 block Hwy 99: An employee is seen taking cash out of a drawer at his station; the till is later found to be $320 short. The employee does not return to work or answer calls from work.
21500 block Hwy 99: A 44-year-old woman is arrested for shoplifting $15.96 worth of merchandise from Value Village