During the overnight hours between May 12th and May 13th, a large amount of graffiti was tagged on two different buildings in Lacey. The graffiti is of similar nature and appeared on a building in the 1300 block of Ruddell Road and a building at the intersection of Ruddell Road and Pacific Avenue. Other incidents of graffiti have occurred along Pacific Avenue from the 6000 to 6800 block in recent weeks.
Around 10:00 pm on Friday, April 19th, an unknown intruder entered a home in the 8200 block of Union Mills Road SE armed with a knife. The suspect sexually assaulted the lone female victim and then fled the scene, stealing cash and a cell phone as well as the victim’s car. The car and cell phone were later recovered.
The suspect is described as a tall, skinny white male adult with a pale complexion. He was wearing a black hoody, black denim jeans and black gloves. His face was covered with a red cloth and his white shoes had red soles.
On Saturday, April 27th, just before 1:00 a.m., the Jack in the Box in the 8200 block of Martin Way was robbed.
Two males wearing masks and backpacks entered the business and displayed a silver baseball bat and large knife, demanding money. One suspect struck one of the employees with the bat.
The suspects are described as white males in their 20s. One wore a black bandanna over the lower part of his face. One wore a full face ski mask. They both wore black Carhartt type pants and black hooded sweatshirts.
Recently, Oregon police reported a scam where a female approached the victim in a parking lot, saying her husband was a victim of a hit and run, the suspect had fled, leaving a suitcase with coins and diamond rings. The suspect offers to sell them. An additional suspect then joins the conversation and offers the services of a friend who is an appraiser. A third suspect then shows the victim a certificate of authenticity and an envelope with cash, claiming the appraiser purchased a ring.
The suspect then sold the victim a ring for $1,500. The victim eventually discovered the ring was worthless after the suspects were gone.
The suspects have committed the same scam in Lacey at least twice in the past. It is likely that they could re-appear, conducting the same scam.
The first suspect is a Hispanic female, 35-40, 5-5, 170-190 lbs wearing a pony tail. The second suspect is a Hispanic female, 35-45, 5-2, 140 lbs with reddish hair, wearing lots of jewelry.
On April 11th at 1:25 p.m., a theft occurred at the Tony’s Jewelers store at 720 Sleater Kinney.
The suspect is a white male, mid 20s, 5-8, 180 lbs, brown hair, wearing a gray zip-up hoodie and baggie dark pants. He had a thin mustache and a facial “tic”, affecting his left eye and lip. After running from the business, he met a light skinned black male and both fled.
Stolen was a man’s ring with five diamonds. This individual is also believed to be responsible for similar thefts at Fred Meyer on April 8th and Zales at Westfield Mall on April 12th.
On the evening or early morning hours of March 24th, the Rodda Paint store at 4520 Lacey Boulevard SE was burglarized.
Taken in the burglary were numerous Titan airless paint sprayers and a Graco compressor. Total loss to the business is over $16,000.
On March 8, 2009 Nancy Moyer who resided in Tenino, Washington was reported missing. Ms. Moyer has not been seen or heard from since. Ms. Moyer has never exhibited this behavior in the past and has always communicated with her two daugher’s and family. Ms. Moyer’s personal belongings were found at her residence and it was suspicious she did not take her car keys, purse, or car. Ms. Moyer has not made contact with any family members since her disappearance.
Anyone with information in regards to Moyer’s whereabouts or circumstances relating to her disappearance are asked to contact TCSO Detective Ben Elkins at (360) 786-5279 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-TIPS or 911.
During the late evening hours of March 2 or early morning hours of March 3, the Underwater Sports dive shop in the 1900 block of 4th Avenue East was burglarized.
After gaining entry, the suspects stole $8,000 of dive equipment from the shop, including at least four dry suits and other specialty dive equipment.