News

Loud party draws police to the Highlands | Police Blotter

  -
— image credit:

The following incidents were compiled based on City of Renton police reports.

Police investigated a loud party complaint on June 3.

An anonymous neighbor in the 500 block of Monroe Avenue Northeast told police of a loud party after 1 a.m.

Police arrived and noticed the loud music and the odor of burnt marijuana.

There were 12 to 15 people inside the house with numerous alcohol cans and bottles in the living room and on the patio.

The 21-year-old resident came to a door and becoming confrontational, told the police it was his house and that he couldn’t be arrested.

Police explained they could arrest him for breach of peace if he didn’t keep the party quiet.

The man appeared intoxicated and was argumentative.

A female roommate came out and tried to quiet the man down, while he took a defiant stance and waved his arms in the air.

He eventually went back into the house and got his guests to start chanting “party, party, party.”

The man came back outside and told police there was nothing they could do about it.

Police arrested the man and the party became silent.

Police also found the man had an outstanding misdemeanor warrant from Kent.

 

Lewd conduct at pool

Police responded to lewd conduct at Lindbergh High pool on June 2.

The incident happened at the pool at 16426 128th Ave. S.E. at about 2:15 p.m.

A witness told police that a teenage boy was in the men’s locker room walking around naked and apparently aroused while staring at people.

Then the teenager got dressed and exited the building.

The witness was concerned because the teen was supposedly naked and staring at children in the locker room.

The 14-year-old teen was later identified and he at first denied the incident.

After the witness came forward and identified him, the teen confessed to taking a shower, but denied staring at people while aroused.

Police gave the youth a courtesy ride home and told his mother what happened.


Fleeing suspects chased

Police chased fleeing suspects downtown Renton on May 30.

Police responded to a possible burglary in progress at 275 Bronson Way Northeast at about 1:16 a.m.

An officer encountered two males in that area and matching the suspects’ description and began to pursue them.

The vehicle pulled into the parking lot of a Burger King, 311 Sunset Blvd. N.

At first the vehicle drove slowly through the parking lot then abruptly accelerated out, heading south on Sunset Boulevard.

Police pursued the suspects’ vehicle reaching speeds of 60 miles per hour, until it crashed into parked cars at an apartment complex.

Both suspects abandoned the vehicle, trying to flee.

Police caught the driver, who turned out to be a 26-year-old Seattle man.

The man claimed not to know the other passenger and police could not catch him.

The man was arrested for felony attempting to elude a police vehicle.


Car prowls at RTC

Four youths were suspected of car prowling at Renton Technical College May 18.

A 50-year-old man on campus witnessed three youths trying to break into a vehicle at about 9:45 a.m.

The man described two Hispanic men in their 20s and another man of unknown race also in his 20s prying something against the rear passenger side of a vehicle.

One of the Hispanic males was wearing a black baseball hat, dark blue sweat shirt and pants. The other Hispanic male was wearing a dark blue sweat shirt and dark blue pants. The third male outside of the vehicle was wearing black and red shorts.

The 50-year-old also noticed what he thought was a get-away vehicle and driver of possible East Indian descent, running the engine while talking on the phone.

As the man approached the group, the three got into the vehicle and took off.

Police later apprehended the suspects, but the 50-year-old only recognized one as being the driver of the so-called get-away vehicle.

The driver was a 17-year-old Kent man, who told police he was playing hooky from school and didn’t know the other men with him.

The 17-year-old was arrested for investigation of malicious mischief but later released to relatives because the Juvenile Detention Center declined to book him.

 

Luring attempt at Target

A woman reported that someone tried to lure her son while in Target on May 18.

The 39-year-old woman was at the register checking out when her 8-year-old son went to the restroom at the Target, 1215 North Landing Way.

The son came back to the woman and said someone tried to lure him into a stall.

The boy said he went into the bathroom and heard a voice whisper from a closed stall, “Come into the bathroom.”

Target security investigated but could not find a person matching the boy’s description of the suspect’s shoes in the bathroom.

The store security officers were told not to call police unless they could identify a suspect.

Police were to review store surveillance video.

 

Attempted burglary

Police responded to an attempted burglary on May 19.

Someone called police around 11 p.m. to report they witnessed a man putting on gloves and picking up a rock and walking to the back side of a residence in the 4100 block of Northeast 19th Street.

When officers arrived, they discovered a rock was thrown through the back sliding glass door of the residence.

A 74-year-old woman was the only resident inside, sitting on her bed.

She told police she was asleep when she heard a loud crash downstairs.

It was unclear if anything was taken at the time.

The suspect was described as a black male of unknown age, wearing a white hat with long hair in a ponytail.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

Read the latest Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Sep 26 edition online now. Browse the archives.