On November 11, 2013, a burglary and auto theft occurred overnight at Brogan’s Auto Repair located in the city of Rainier. The suspects made entry into the building and stole a large amount of tools and other items. Two vehicles were also stolen from the location and were later recovered. One of the stolen vehicles had been completely burned. There have been other burglaries reported at this location as well over the last couple months.
Between August 23rd and September 12th, six Honda vehicles have been stolen from locations in Lacey. Several vehicles have also been stolen and recovered from the west side of Olympia, and it is likely that these thefts are related. Many of these vehicles have been recovered a short distance from the location of the theft.
There have been numerous burglaries in the area of Delphi Road. The suspect has entered premises by removing window air conditioning units, opening unlocked doors, or by forcing entry.
A possible suspect is described as a white male, heavy build, brown beard and mustache, driving a burgundy mini van.
Since late May, several thefts of electrical wire have occurred at numerous locations throughout Lacey, Olympia, Tumwater and Thurston County. The suspects have removed the wiring that serve as the power supply to street lights resulting in over $100,000 of damage.
Since late May, 2013 there have been several thefts of underground electrical wire that serve as the power supply for street lights. The incidents have occurred on 18th Avenue in Olympia, and several locations in northeast Lacey and South Lacey. The thefts have amounted to over $100,000 in loss.
Between July 3rd and July 5th, unknown suspects removed several hundred feet of underground copper lighting wiring from the area of the 4500 block of Avonlea Drive S.E. The theft resulted in numerous street lights becoming inoperable.
Sometime during the overnight hours between June 20th and 21st, an unknown suspect or suspects removed approximately 380 feet of underground electrical wire that serves as the power supply for several street lights near the intersection of Compton Blvd and Steamer Drive in Lacey.
Between 7 pm on June 4th and 6 am on June 5th, and unknown suspect entered a truck parked in the 5000 block of Sheridan Drive S.E. and stole a Glock .40 caliber handgun from under the seat. There were no signs of forced entry or damage to the vehicle. On June 11th between 6 am and 6:20 am, an unknown suspect entered a vehicle parked in front of a facility located in the 700 block of Sleater Kinney S.E. and stole a Kimber .45 caliber handgun and two Toshiba laptop computers. A window had been left unsecured on the vehicle. No suspects were observed in either incident.