Four notes in West Seattle Crime Watch this afternoon. First, if you noticed the Guardian One helicopter back over Highland Park/White Center again a bit earlier – it was helping deputies catch a suspected car thief. More on our partner site White Center Now.
I want to let everyone know that our stolen truck was recovered this morning off of 43rd and Aurora. The truck is in the same conditions as the night it was stolen (minus a tank of gas). We had a woman call us this morning who noticed that the truck had been parked there for several weeks. Thank you to everyone who has been on the lookout or has continually asked if we had found it. This is a great start to our Memorial Day weekend!!
Anyone missing a bicycle? Ciara says this has been outside her apartment complex for at least two days:
She’ll be reporting to police, who are expected to come pick it up, so if you recognize it, make sure you’ve filed a report, and then check with SPD.
Finally, Dawn has a message to whomever keeps stealing parts of her bamboo fence in Westwood:
To the Westwood thief. Please stop taking my fence. These are solid Tonkin cane bamboo that cost me an arm and a leg to build. You want some, go buy your own.
P.S. Next crime-prevention meeting in West Seattle – the WS Block Watch Captains’ Network meets Tuesday (May 27th) at 6:30 pm, with a guest speaker talking about auto theft and how to prevent it. All welcome, not just Block Watch members/captains.