Saturday morning notes: Alki car break-in; drivers, beware

April 28, 2012 at 11:19 am | In Crime, Safety, West Seattle news | Comments Off

Two notes this morning – first, from Brandon:

I guess I can add myself to the list of car-burglary victims.

My red Jeep was broken into last night on the 3000 block of Alki. They cut the soft top to steal a large item out of the back.

If anyone saw an individual carrying a large box (2′x2′x3′) between 10:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. last night on Alki, the incident number with the Seattle Police Department is 12-129616.

Second note is a warning from us. Might have just been an accident – something falling – but also might have been thrown, so we reported it to police and wanted to mention it to you too: Within the past hour, as we drove eastbound on Sylvan Way, east of High Point, through the greenbelt area between the cemetery and the Delridge/Orchard commercial area, something large and heavy suddenly hit the right side of our windshield – sitting on that side of the car, looked to your editor here as if it fell straight down It left a semicircular crack in the glass and also scratched the hood before apparently sliding to the road. In case it had been thrown, we decided not to go back to look, and called 911 instead – they said they’d send an officer to “check the area.” (Not likely a case of something from an “unsecured load,” since there were no vehicles near ours.)

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