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November 24, 2014 at 10:52 AM

7 cars stolen from Edmonds used car dealer

The Associated Press Seven cars were stolen overnight from a used car lot in Edmonds. The manager of Gasoline Alley in Highway 99, Raymond Yager, tells KIRO thieves broke into an office and took the keys. The cars included several BMWs and a Mercedes-Benz and were worth about $100,000. One of the cars was found Monday by an employee…

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November 15, 2014 at 11:09 AM

2 arrested after jumping from SUV, hiding in Seattle cemetery

Two men were captured hiding in a Seattle cemetery late Friday after police said they jumped from a moving, stolen SUV. Patrol officers were on the lookout for the stolen SUV, believed to be connected with a number of recent incidents in North Seattle, police said. The officers spotted the vehicle at Aurora Avenue North and North…

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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 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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October 17, 2014 at 10:15 AM

Moxee woman accused of stealing 5 cars in 1 day

The Associated Press YAKIMA — Police say a woman stole five cars in one day in Moxee and Yakima. The 26-year-old woman and a companion were arrested Wednesday when they tried to use a stolen credit card at a store. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports police checked surveillance videos that showed the woman breaking into cars while the companion acted as…

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October 13, 2014 at 11:57 AM

Suspected car thief arrested after lengthy chase, Lake Union dip

Maybe if he had managed to find a bicycle, this would-be triathlete might have eluded Seattle police. Alas, the suspected car thief’s escape was short-lived early Monday morning despite running an impromptu obstacle course and taking a dip in the frigid water of Lake Union, according to police. It started around 2 a.m. when a security guard working…

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October 9, 2014 at 11:19 AM

Woman takes a dip in Columbia River before stealing truck

The (Vancouver) Columbian A woman who was reportedly swimming in the Columbia River got out and stole a vehicle at the Port of Vancouver early this morning, according to the Vancouver Police Department. An employee at the port, 1200 Port Way, reported at about 7:15 a.m. that she saw the woman swimming and then get out and…

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October 7, 2014 at 11:50 AM

Thief drives $75,000 car through Lake City dealership’s doors

Someone broke into a Lake City auto dealership early Tuesday morning and drove a $75,000 car through the locked doors, according to Seattle police. A private security guard called 911 around 4:30 a.m. and reported someone had broken into the dealership, in the 11300 block of Lake City Way, stole a car and left a mess behind. Police arrived to find tire…

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August 28, 2014 at 3:51 PM

Officer shoots woman at Oregon gas station

The Associated Press PORTLAND  — An Oregon woman was shot by police Thursday after pointing a replica handgun at them following a car chase, authorities said. Amanda Lynn Gatewood, 44, of Springfield was listed in critical condition at a Corvallis hospital. Albany police Capt. Eric Carter said Gatewood was driving a stolen 2000 Suzuki Vitara when she led…

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