Brazen thieves return for machete left behind in theft

Thieves, who stole a stereo from a car in Sunnyside and left behind a machete and a knife, returned yesterday, Sept. 6, to the home in the 1700 block of Cascade Way to look for them.

The resident at the home notified Sunnyside police officers at 7:43 p.m. last night that four people, who arrived in a gray Mitsubishi, were in his yard looking for the machete. He told officers he had advised the thieves that the machete had been given to the police on Monday, Sept. 4, when he reported the theft at 9:18 a.m.

Police also investigated the theft of a 1990 Mercury (Lic. #124 UZS) this morning. The theft of the car was reported at 6:03 a.m. today, Sept. 7, by a resident in the 1300 block of South 11th Street.

From 8:41 a.m. yesterday until 7:48 this morning, they also investigated two reports of vandalism, one traffic problem, two suspicious people, one possible sexual offense, one 911 hang-up call, a report of loud music, two juvenile problems, two reports of harassment, one fight, one driving under the influence, one civil problem, five animal problems and two automatic alarms.

They also served an arrest warrant, gave an assist to a resident, provided three funeral escorts, responded to six informational calls and took a missing person report from a husband, who said his wife left Aug. 21, taking her three children with her.


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