Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter, Dec. 30-Jan. 6

police-mlt-logoLast week, officers followed up on a case involving a resident finding their cat on their neighbor’s rear deck, locked in a portable carrier, as reported in our Dec. 31 police blotter. The cat’s owner took the cat back, but had no photos or documentation of the incident. Their neighbor contacted police after officers attempted to serve a summons on Dec. 24. She told officers she took the cat because it had been wandering around the neighborhood and she had been feeding it. She told the officer she put the cat in the carrier to keep it safe, and she wanted the cat back. Officers found no grounds for charges. Paperwork was later filed by the cat’s owner for an anti-harassment order against the neighbor.

Dec. 30

The owner of a car reported the vehicle’s rear window was broken overnight. An officer responded and found a small hole in the middle of the window.

Dec. 31

A neighbor reported a vehicle was abandoned in a carport at a house that is vacant and for sale on 63rd Place West in Mountlake Terrace. Officers found the car locked, with current plates and in drivable condition. Police confirmed it was stolen out of the Seattle area. No fingerprints or evidence were recovered from the car. The registered owner was contacted and the car was impounded.

A resident reported some items were stolen from the truck’s bed overnight. The truck was parked in the driveway on 228th Street Southwest.

Jan. 5

A resident reported two packages had been stolen off the doorstep. The victim said the packages had been delivered at 10:45 a.m. the day before. There are no suspects or leads.

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