We wanted to alert everybody that our house in Sunrise Heights was tagged with graffiti by vandals today between 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM.
My wife and I would like to thank the Seattle Police for their excellent response and our wonderful neighbors for their moral support! We’d like the vandals to know that our block watch has been alerted and is being extra vigilant.
Second one came to us originally as a tip from someone who knows the victim. WSB contributor Keri DeTore talked with the victim and filed this report:
West Seattle resident and self-employed contractor Hollis Beebe is asking you to be on the lookout for a number of tools that were stolen from his garage on November 1st. This theft literally adds insult to injury: Beebe is still recovering from falling off a roof on September 25th, which left him with a broken right hand, wrist, elbow, and pelvis. Though he’s walking again, doctors anticipate another six months of recuperation for his arm.
The tools were taken from a detached garage around midnight, and Beebe told WSB that police believe this theft is part of a string of recent robberies in the North Admiral area. He adds that the tools stolen were all professional-grade and some were rare.
Tools to be on the lookout for include:
• Two Honda Generators: One 7,000 watt, one 2,500 watt
• Portable job site power supply boxes
• Small DeWalt Compressor
• Two Stand-up Screw Guns
• Husqvarna Chainsaw, 24” bar
• 1,500psi Honda Pressure Washer
• Airy Pin-nailer
• Concrete Core-driller
• Makita Portable Table Saw
• DeWalt 6” Grinder
• Two DeWalt 4” Grinders
• Ryobi 4” Grinder
• Two Jig Saws: one Bosch, one SkilSaw
• Two DeWalt Roto-hammers
• Ridgid Cordless Right-angle Impact Driver
• Ridgid Cordless Trim Saw
• Two Cordless Drills: one DeWalt 18V XRP, one Ryobi P850
• Laser Transit and Tripod
If you think you might have come across one of these tools via Craigslist or in a pawn shop (the most usual ways to get rid of stolen tools) please report the tool’s model and serial number to Seattle Police via their non-emergency phone number: 206-625-5011 (when you get the recorded menu, press “2,” then “8”). The SPD’s incident number for this theft is 11-357144.
–Keri DeTore, reporting for West Seattle Blog
West Seattle, Washington