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December 16, 2014 at 2:19 PM

Shots fired at would-be intruder in Lynnwood

The occupant of a Lynnwood-area home opened fire on a man who was trying to break in Tuesday afternoon, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said. The would-be intruder, who had previously lived at the home in the 19300 block of Locust Way, showed up around 12:45 p.m. to collect his belongings, the sheriff’s office said. However, a resident…

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December 8, 2014 at 6:06 AM

10th teen in Bothell car lot burglary arrested

The Associated Press SEATTLE — Another teen suspected of breaking into a car lot Friday in Bothell was arrested Sunday by Seattle police gang unit detectives at the food court at Northgate mall in Seattle. Nine teens were arrested at the scene early Friday as police responded to an alarm. Officers found the teens trying to match…

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December 5, 2014 at 5:37 PM

Prosecutors charge violent felon with break-in and gun thefts from sporting good store

King County prosecutors charged a 43-year-old felon on Friday in connection with an alleged attempt to steal firearms from the Big 5 sporting-goods store in Burien early Tuesday. Ricky Arntsen, who is also known as Ricky Nelson, remains jailed in lieu of $750,000 bail. According to the state Department of Corrections, Arntsen, of Burien, served 11 years…

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November 25, 2014 at 12:04 AM

Horses set free from Portland mounted police stable

The Associated Press PORTLAND — Portland police say five horses from their mounted patrol unit were turned loose Monday night during a burglary at the patrol’s stable. A spokesman says all five were found across a highway along the train tracks. Sgt. Pete Simpson says officers arrested a 24-year-old man in the burglary. Simpson says several neighbors helped…

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November 18, 2014 at 9:40 AM

Alaska man arrested in women’s underwear thefts

The Associated Press ANCHORAGE — Alaska State Troopers say they have detained a man suspected of stealing women’s underwear during burglaries in Kodiak. KTUU-TV reports an 18-year-old was taken into custody Monday. Online court records early Tuesday didn’t indicate he had been formally charged. Troopers say the burglaries occurred over three months. Residents would return home to find…

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November 12, 2014 at 5:07 PM

Troopers warn of underwear bandit in Alaska town

The Associated Press KODIAK, Alaska — An underwear bandit is actively stealing women’s undergarments in Kodiak. Alaska State Troopers say there’s been a rash of burglaries reported lately. People have returned to their homes to find items — mostly women’s underwear — missing. Fisherman Hannah Clark tells Kodiak radio station KMXT that she began noticing items had been…

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November 6, 2014 at 11:05 AM

Thieves steal 2 cars, 50 car keys from Lake City dealership

Burglars made off with 50 car keys and two cars during a break-in early Tuesday at a Lake City car dealership. The manager of the dealership in the 8500 block of Lake City Way Northeast said he opened up around 8 a.m. and discovered someone had broken in overnight, according to police. Police said the manager discovered a board…

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October 31, 2014 at 10:38 AM

Woman rejects 3½-year plea deal, gets nearly 20 years instead

By Justin Brimer / Columbia Basin Herald EPHRATA — A Moses Lake woman, who had rejected a plea deal that would have given her about three and a half years in prison, was sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison after being convicted of stealing guns, alcohol and electronics from a man’s garage earlier this year. Grant…

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October 29, 2014 at 2:03 PM

Teens linked to car thefts from Lake City dealerships

Seattle police have arrested two teenage boys they say stole nearly a dozen cars from dealerships in Lake City. Department spokesman Andrew Garber said that police were led to the teens after officers detained several boys “lurking” at a dealership on Oct. 12. One of the boys told investigators they had stolen nearly a dozen cars from nearby…

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