STOLEN, FOUND: A Florence Street resident reported a vehicle had been stolen while parked in the garage. The call was received by police shortly before 9 a.m. Oct. 30. By 1:30 that afternoon the vehicle had been found in Tacoma with damage to both sides and the rear.
STOLEN FROM CHURCH: The theft of a lawn mower, gasoline and a weed trimmer was reported Oct. 30 by a city church. An officer took a report, then found the missing items in a field near the site of the theft.
ATTEMPTED FORGERY: Police learned the afternoon of Oct. 29 of an attempted forgery at a local bank. The suspect fled, leaving his identification and check behind.
BURGLARY: An officer made contact Oct. 27 with a Ventura Avenue resident, who reported a residential burglary.
BUCKLEY ASSIST: Police were called the evening of Oct. 29 to assist Buckley authorities with a domestic violence situation in progress. The man involved in the dispute was taken into custody for assault and resisting arrest, then transported to the Buckley jail.
VEHICLE DAMAGE: An officer spoke Oct. 27 with a woman who reported malicious damage do to her vehicle while it was parked in a Griffin Avenue lot. A possible suspect was identified.
VEHICLE STOLEN: A stolen vehicle report was issued Oct. 27 by a Scandia Avenue resident. There were no known suspects.
MISSIONARIES: A Spruce Drive resident called police Oct. 27, complaining of solicitors who turned out to be church missionaries. The caller was aggravated that missionaries aren't included in the city's no-soliciting ordinance and said he would chase them off himself. Officers contacted the church representatives and they agreed to move to another street to avoid conflict.
ASSAULT: A woman arrived at the police station lobby at 11:25 p.m. Oct. 27, reporting she had been assaulted a few hours earlier by four unknown males. The incident, she said, occurred near the public library. Statements were taken from both he victim and her spouse.
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY: A patrolling officer spotted suspicious activity shortly before 8 a.m. Oct. 26 at Flensted Park. One vehicle left the area upon the officer's arrival, but two subjects were contacted. Further investigation revealed a possible drug deal had been interrupted. Two juveniles were transported and later released to parents.
MOWER MISSING: A Harding Avenue resident called police shortly after 2 a.m. Oct. 26, reporting that two teenagers had just run past her home, pushing a lawn mower. At 9:40 a.m., a resident of the same block of Harding Avenue called police to report his mower had been stolen during the night.