Everett man arrested on warrant after trying to steal charger | POLICE BLOTTER
By DEAN RADFORD
Renton Reporter Editor
February 22, 2013 · Updated 1:03 PM
A 41-year-old Everett man wanted on a felony warrant was arrested Feb. 1 for shoplifting a $49 laptop charger from Walmart on Rainier Avenue.
The man had removed the charger from its packaging and put it in his pants pocket and fled. He became argumentative when stopped outside by store security officers.
Officers discovered he had a felony warrant from the state Department of Corrections for escaping from community custody. He was jailed.
iPhone stolen from Hazen student
An iPhone valued at about $650 was stolen from a student at Hazen High School. The student gave her iCloud user name and password to police in order to track the phone.
Rite-Aid containers damaged
The Rite-Aid store on Northeast Sunset Boulevard in the Highlands was damaged by someone trying to break into a storage container and garbage containers.
Someone repeatedly jumped up and down on a storage container used to store seasonal items, trying to collapse the roof to get inside, according to officers. Two areas of the roof were collapsed.
Also damaged were two commercial garbage containers that are secured by locks.
And wooden pallets are routinely stolen from near the back door of the store, according to police.
Tools stolen from shed on Pelly
About $2,500 worth to tools and garden equipment was stolen from a tool shed on Pelly Avenue North sometime between Feb. 1 and Feb. 3. About half the tools were missing from the shed. The stolen items included a pressure washer, chain saw, skill saws, sanders and hand tools.Contact Renton Reporter Editor Dean Radford at email@example.com or 1-425-255-3484 (ext 5050).