Robbery/Other weapon, Bank. 200 block E. Pioneer Ave. 3:26 p.m. Male subject kept writing on sticky notes outside branch and came in. When asked what he needed he threw the note away — it said, “Give me all your money.” Left on foot. Officer located subject and he was taken into custody.
Fraud/blackmail. 400 block E. Simpson Ave. 1:08 p.m. Reporting party reported dog scam on Craigslist. She paid $125 for transfer fee for dog from Turkey and a $22 processing fee. Dog did not ship and they wanted more money for the insurance for the dog. Officer advised reporting party it is scam. Number provided by reporting party was Nevada area. Officer called and spoke with an “eastern speaking male.” Officer explained to stop calling reporting party. Male subject said he wasn’t in puppy business and to stop harassing him. Reporting party advised to recall if further problems.
Assault, simple. 600 block N. 1st St. 7:09 a.m. Husband hit reporting party in face and bit her mouth, then threw himself on the floor and against the wall. Per reporting party, he is trying to hurt himself, claims he is having a heart attack. Booked for domestic violence.
Agency assist. 100 block E. Marcy Ave. 9:54 p.m. Montesano Fire Department contacted elderly female who had locked herself and dog out of Monte Annex. She requested assistance getting back in. According to the police log, “MFD being frightened by the dark and stormy night requested MPD to come and protect them.” Door opened for resident.
Report of fraud/blackmail. 500 block S. West End Place. 12:17 p.m. Reporting party responded to Craigslist ad for location for rent. Filled out questionnaire and provided personal info. Company from out of country wanted him to send money up front. Officer explained it was a scam.
Extra patrols. 400 block N. Academy St. 2:58 p.m. Calling party would like extra patrols in the area due to speeding vehicles. Incident usually occurs after high school is released for day.
Suspicion. 500 block S. 7th St. 6:07 a.m. Attempted vehicle prowl. Reporting party observed younger white male outside his vehicle. Suspect appeared to be trying to gain access to vehicle. Reporting party yelled at suspect who fled north toward Pioneer Avenue. Suspect wearing dark colored jacket with hood, carrying backpack and had flashlight. Officer unable to locate suspect. No entrance was gained to vehicle, no damage done.