Man caught burning toilet paper in Blyth Park restroom | Police Blotter

Police blotter for Oct. 8-11.

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Oct. 8

Assisted living theft: Sometime between noon and 4 p.m. in the 10500 block of East Riverside Drive, someone stole cash from a resident’s apartment at an assisted living care facility. They took $40 from a person with Parkinson’s disease.

Burglary: At 6:36 p.m. in the 8700 block of Northeast Bothell Way, someone broke into an apartment and did about $750 worth of damage and about $10,000 worth of property was stolen. This includes credit cards, Social Security cards, passports and various pieces of jewelry. They took laptops and shoes.

Oct. 9

Toilet paper burning: At 10:13 a.m. in the 16900 block of West Riverside Drive, a parks department employee witnessed someone burning toilet paper in the men’s restroom of Blyth Park.

Gone fish(tank)ing: At 12:28 p.m. in the 10200 block of East Riverside Drive, someone was notified that their property — a 125-gallon aquarium — was missing. It was being stored on the third floor, in a locked and secure room. Only a limited number of employees had access to the storage room. No one has been able to locate the fish tank or tell the subject what became of it.

Scammed: At 5:46 p.m. in the 10500 block of Northeast 193rd Street, a person was scammed out of $26,000 by a man who claimed to have done business with the woman. She told police she trusted the man and sent him $20,000 in cash after he told her he accidentally deposited it into her account.

Oct. 10

A special message: At 10:31 a.m. in the 19200 block of 89th Avenue Northeast, people reported that someone at some point painted graffiti in white on their tan fence. The message read “I take off my shirt @partys.”

Oct. 11

Car hits tree: At 2:25 p.m. in the 20800 block of Bothell-Everett Highway, a car struck a tree in a parking lot. The driver was having difficulty standing up on a leveled sidewalk. A witness saw the man driving the car in the parking lot and backing into a tree. Police found methamphetamine and Xanax in his car.

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