Theft/Vehicle Prowl/Arrest: On Aug. 16, police arrested three men, two 24-year-olds and a 26-year-old, for second-degree theft and possession of stolen property in the second degree. Gig Harbor Police were dispatched to a theft that occurred at the , 5006 Pt. Fosdick Drive. The victim said he saw at least two suspects drive away on SR 16 with his laptop and iphone. While police investigated the scene, another officer waited at the Narrows Bridge toll booths.
According to reports, the driver of a car that matched the victim's description was trying to mooch money from the car behind him in line. After detaining a total of three people from the car, the officer found the stolen laptop and iphone inside. Police arrested the suspects after the victim was able to positively identify two of the men he saw at the gas station.
During the interview, the suspects all admitted to being addicted to methamphetamine and had no source of income. They were transported to the Pierce County Jail.
Traffic Offense/Arrest: On Aug. 19, police arrested a 30-year-old woman for failure to transfer title and an infraction for no insurance in the 8400 block of Skansie Avenue.
DWLS/Arrest: On Aug. 19, police arrested a 47-year-old man for third-degree DWLS and an infraction for no insurance in the 7700 block of Skansie Avenue.
DWLS/Arrest: On Aug. 19, police arrested a 51-year-old woman for third-degree DWLS in the 4800 block of Pt. Fosdick Drive.
Motor Vehicle Theft: On Aug. 19, police responded to a report of a stolen motorcycle that had been secured with a padlock and cable at Pleasure Craft Marina, 3215 Harborview Dr.
Vehicle Prowl: On Aug. 25, an unknown suspect(s) stole a Toshiba laptop computer from inside of the victim's unlocked car in the 5100 block of Borgen Boulevard.
Reckless Driving/Arrest: On Aug. 25, police arrested a 16-year-old man in the 11300 block of 51st Avenue for reckless driving. According to the report, the officer was parked in the parking lot when the suspect entered the property at a high rate of speed, slowed down and continued to accelerate. After the officer stopped the driver, the teen said he was unable to stop because a speaker cable was wrapped around the brake. He was cited and released to at the scene.
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