Man claims punches and kicks damaged car | Police Blotter
By ADAM MCFADDEN
Renton Reporter Staff Writer
September 10, 2012 · 1:17 PM
The following information was compiled based on City of Renton police reports.
A Redmond man was arrested for driving under the influence Sept. 3.
Police were called to the 700 block of Rainier Avenue at about 9 p.m. to find a car driving on a bare rim, throwing sparks and tearing up the road surface.
When police approached the vehicle the driver, a 31-year-old man, was sweating profusely despite the driver's window being down and the temperature being about 60 degrees. The officer also noticed a thick white substance all over the dashboard, but the man claimed it was not vomit.
The man's wheel, mirror and corner panel were damaged, as if from a car accident. The man claimed someone had attacked his car, and that punches and kicks had caused the damage.
The man's breath sample read a 0.128 blood alcohol content. While being arrested for DUI, the man asked the officer for legal advice.
Man's bike stolen outside McDonald's
A man's bike was stolen as he dined at McDonald's Sept. 1.
The 52-year-old left his bike unlocked outside the front door as he went inside to eat at about 1 p.m. He told officers he did not know who took the bike, but that there was a white male with long hair hanging around when he left his bike and went inside.
Officers searched and were unable to locate the bike.
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