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Milton Police Department

A residential burglary occurred in the 700 block of 27th Avenue on Sept. 1. The lower garage door had been forced open. Computers, small kitchen appliances, jewelry and medication were taken. The King County finger print team came to the home and took prints for possible suspects.

A local citizen noticed someone sleeping in a carport of an empty home on Sept. 3, and was unsure if the male was alive, asleep or in need of aid. Responding officers found a male lying on the ground inside the carport. The subject was sleeping, homeless and had a warrant. The subject was transported to a neighboring agency for the warrant.

A resident reported his vehicle was damaged in the Surprise Lake Village parking lot. He left his vehicle the previous night and when he returned to his vehicle a few hours later, he noticed damage to the hood and roof of his vehicle. It appeared as though someone climbed onto the roof and hood and began “stomping” to create dents.

A woman reported her son's Falcon Schwinn BMX bicycle was missing from her detached garage. Caller was uncertain whether the garage was open or secured.

Residents in the 600 block of 11th Avenue returned home from a mini vacation to find their home had been burglarized. Entry was gained by force through the front door. Small tools, miscellaneous camping equipment, a computer, jewelry and medications were taken.

A three-car collision occurred on Pacific Highway just north of 70th. Officers contacted all of the involved drivers who were standing on scene and confirmed that no one required medical attention. All drivers and one passenger advised that they were unhurt and simply shaken from the collision. One driver was issued a ticket for improperly changing lanes.

An officer spotted a gray Oldsmobile that was parked in the driveway of a condemned house. It was parked behind the landowner’s truck. When the officer asked the driver why he was at the property, he said he was just turning around. The officer noticed a red plastic gas can on the passenger floor with a black rubber hose. There was also a battery operated pump. Another officer discovered the truck’s gas cap was off and the lid was open. The driver denied siphoning any fuel. He was cited for driving on a suspended license and his vehicle was towed.

A business owner called to report the theft of tires from a car parked in the lot. Four wheels and tires were stolen. The vehicle belonged to one of his customers who had dropped it off the day before.

An officer observed a vehicle driving erratically and suspected the driver might be impaired. A traffic stop was initiated on the vehicle but it accelerated away and ran through a red light at a high rate of speed. The driver lost control and crashed into the side of the road ejecting the passenger. She was transported to the hospital and later pronounced deceased. The driver was responsive on scene and taken to the same hospital where he is being treated for his injuries. Investigation is continuing.

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