Reports of cursing, spitting, screaming and screaming on the island | Mercer Island Police Blotter
By the journalist’s staff
Raccoons Concern: A resident of the 2000 Block of Southeast 80th Avenue was concerned that raccoons seemed more emboldened lately. The resident was invited to contact the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Name calling and spitting: It was reported that a subject entered a business in the 7800 block of South East 27th Street and cursed and spat at employees before exiting the emergency exit.
Shout: A verbal disturbance between neighbors regarding an alley parking spot has been reported in the 4300 block of Fernbrook Drive.
Trespassing: A subject was penetrated for shoplifting at a business in the 7700 block of 27th Street South East.
Swimmer in Distress: The Marine Patrol Unit reached out to Renton Police with a swimmer in distress on Lake Washington.
Fraud: A resident of the 8400 block of 82nd Street South East has provided payment and important personal information to a website posing as a Transportation Security Administration preclearance renewal provider.
Harassment: A resident of the 6600 block of the East Mercer Way received flowers and a letter of appreciation from an unknown person and was concerned it was a subtle threat. The officer did not take a report.
Noise is disturbing: Residents of the 3800 block of East Mercer Way have complained about noise from a commercial building. It was determined that the noise did not violate city ordinances.
Disturbance: A passer-by contacted a man when he was heard screaming on the trail in the 2500 block of Southeast 76th Avenue. No help was needed.