West Seattle Crime Watch: Stolen car; stolen GPS; two ‘suspicious’ sightings

Four reader reports to share in West Seattle Crime Watch, starting with a stolen car to watch for:

Sheila reports:

Our white Honda Accord was stolen from right in front of our house at the corner of 18th SW & SW Holden, between 11 pm & 7 am this morning.

Greg reports a car break-in near Lincoln Park:

Car prowl – 7300 block 44th Ave SW. Stole 5” TomTom GPS.

David reports a potential car prowler appeared to be scoping out his neighborhood early Thursday:

I live in the 8800 block of 11th Ave SW (between Henderson and Trenton) in Highland Park. An elderly neighbor let me know that around 4 AM July 25, a man was going from vehicle to vehicle on our street, checking in the windows with a flashlight. Just thought I’d send a note to you to help get the word out and remind everyone to make sure they don’t keep anything valuable in their vehicles.

Also yesterday, a North Admiral report of suspected casing:

I … was driving North on 48th Ave SW between Hanford and Stevens. I noticed a Brown 4 door sedan with patches of paint missing driving very slowly and looking at the houses. I was driving directly behind the vehicle. The car slowed down after crossing Stevens and pulled over to the right as they noticed open windows at a house that had recently sold. I saw them point to the windows and they stopped their car. I do have a license plate, but cannot tell you the make of the car. They were casing houses. They only slowed at homes that had open windows.

3 Replies to "West Seattle Crime Watch: Stolen car; stolen GPS; two 'suspicious' sightings"

  • Eric July 26, 2013 (2:46 pm)

    Was the stolen Honda a low-rider? Around 10:30 last night as I was driving home on W. Marginal, I saw a White Honda driving erratically. It was doing 360’s all over the road. I was certain it was going to crash or cause an accident. I tried taking a picture of the car, but it didn’t turn out great.

  • Pistol packing mama July 26, 2013 (7:51 pm)

    Please let me know the description of the casers driving down 48th. I want to be ready to dispatch them to hel! I’ve been burglarized once already and don’t want to take the next one unprepared. The police don’t care and do nothing.

  • sharktank July 31, 2013 (11:55 am)

    Are you sure the casers were in a brown car? One of my roomates spotted a red honda civic with “black spots” on it checking out my house on 5000 block of 35th. jul 29th.

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