Selected crime reports for the week of April 16 through April 22, 2018. This is not a complete list of all incidents that occurred in Redmond during this time period. You can also reference our online crime map for further information.
April 16, 2018
- Time: 12:00
- Type: Fraud/ID Theft
- Location: 17000 block of Redmond Way
- Case Number: 18-002070
A woman called police after she was swindled by someone online posing as a potential "sugar daddy." The victim signed up for a dating app that finds older men looking to financially support younger women. Instead the victim was duped into sending the unknown suspect several hundred dollars worth of gift cards. Attempts at contacting the suspect were not fruitful and no identifying information about him was available.
- Time: 15:00
- Type: Theft
- Location: 10500 block of Willows Road
- Case Number: 18-002084
Several tools and electronics were stolen from a commercial building after two doors were left open during a corporate party held at the location. One of the complainants guessed the doors had probably been open all weekend and there were several hundred people in the building for the party. There is no suspect information available.
April 17, 2018
- Time: 07:45
- Type: Multiple Vehicle Prowls
- Location: 5000 block of West Lake Sammamish Parkway
- Case Number: 18-002060
Several vehicles parked near each other were broken into and various items were stolen. Witnesses described the suspect as a white female, in her 40s, wearing a ball cap and carrying a large white purse. Officers searched the area but were unsuccessful in finding the suspect.
- Time: 17:20
- Type: Theft
- Location: 4500 block of 159th Ave NE
- Case Number: 18-800173
An unknown suspect stole two packages from a front porch.
April 18, 2018
- Time: 07:12
- Type: Vehicle Prowl
- Location: 180th Ave NE and NE 70th St.
- Case Number: 18-002083
Police were called after an apparently intoxicated man refused to get out of a woman's vehicle stole the keys from the ignition, and ran off toward the nearby woods. The victim said she had been parked in her car near her apartment when the uninvited man jumped in the passenger seat and mumbled something like, "I'm ready to go now." The suspect did not make any threats or attempt to harm the victim. The following morning the victim found her car had been rummaged through and her keys had been left under the vehicle.
- Time: 12:15
- Type: Robbery
- Location: 8900 block of 161st Ave NE
- Case Number: 18-002098
Redmond officers canvassed the area around a local grocery store searching for a shoplifting suspect that assaulted a store employee. Employees told police the suspect grabbed two bottles of liquor and left without paying. When confronted by an employee, the suspect punched her in the head. Officers set up a perimeter around the area and enlisted K9 to assist in the search but the suspect was not located. The victim was not seriously injured and declined medical attention.
April 20, 2018
- Time: 10:00
- Type: Vehicle Prowl
- Location: 17000 bloc of NE 105th St.
- Case Number: 18-800171
A vehicle was broken into overnight and several pieces of personal information and other belongings were taken. There was no obvious signs of damage to the vehicle and the suspect is unknown.
April 21, 2018
- Time: 23:00
- Type: Theft of Motor Vehicle
- Location:3900 block of West Lake Sammamish Parkway
- Case Number: 18-002161
A vehicle stolen from a Redmond apartment complex was located a day later in Burien. The vehicle was returned to the owner but no suspects have been identified.