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February 11, 2015 at 7:08 AM

Is that a giant rat in the wall? No, just a burglar

The Associated Press A burglary suspect who cut through a Pioneer Square apartment building’s drywall in an attempt to escape became trapped in an air duct and had to be rescued by firefighters. KIRO reports a resident of the apartment building caught the man Tuesday night stealing quarters from a soda machine in the laundry room of…


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September 14, 2014 at 12:52 PM

Police catch breakfast-time burglar in Wallingford

Police caught a 34-year-old man after he walked into an occupied Wallingford home Sunday morning. Around 7:30 a.m, the owner of the home in the 1200 block of North Allen Place was in his kitchen and was startled when a stranger walked in. The intruder ran out. The homeowner called the police and gave officers a description of the intruder and where…


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August 28, 2014 at 7:26 AM

Tacoma burglar employs false lost dog story

TACOMA (AP) — Tacoma police are seeking a burglar who picks homes to rob by going door-to-door with a fake sob-story about a lost dog. KOMO-TV reports the man has broken into at least six houses in Tacoma in recent weeks. Police say he appears to target retirement communities during daylight hours. The man uses the story…


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February 28, 2014 at 6:41 AM

Suspected burglar found by cleaning crew in Seattle building

A suspected burglar fled from a commercial building in Queen Anne Square after he was discovered by a cleaning crew early this morning. Despite a search for the suspect with a K-9 unit, the suspect remains at large, according to Seattle police. Police said the preliminary investigation indicates the man broke a window to gain access to…


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February 26, 2014 at 9:36 AM

Burglar crawls through kennel door to get inside animal shelter

By Jeremy Pawloski The Olympian (MCT) The burglar who broke into Thurston County Animal Services on Martin Way East early  Tuesday literally entered the building like a dog. The man crawled through a public kennel door that is open 24 hours a day for people to leave unwanted dogs and anonymously put them up for adoption, Thurston County…


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September 13, 2013 at 9:01 AM

Man pleads not guilty to naked burglary in Sedro-Woolley

By Gina Cole Skagit Valley Herald / MCT MOUNT VERNON — A man accused of burglarizing the Sedro-Woolley Museum naked pleaded not guilty Thursday in Skagit County Superior Court. Kevin Quinn of Sedro-Woolley is charged with second-degree burglary and taking a motor vehicle without permission. Museum security footage showed a naked, bleeding man trying to spell out letters…


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November 20, 2012 at 10:37 AM

Camas officer dragged by burglary suspect

The Associated Press CAMAS, Clark County — Camas police say an officer was injured when he was dragged by a burglary suspect driving away. The officer was treated for a minor hand injury at a Vancouver hospital. The incident began when a man arriving at a house Monday to do some work encountered the burglar leaving with stolen…


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