Police Blotter: Teens Cited for Drugs, Alcohol Violations at Clarke Beach

The following information from July 10 - July 12 was supplied by the Mercer Island Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Five juveniles from Seattle and Burien were cited for underage drinking and drug possession on July 11 at on a sunny afternoon around 3:15 p.m.

located and confiscated bottles of vodka, brandy, a case of Pabst Blue Ribbon beer, a knife and over three grams of marijuana and a smoking pipe among their possessions. Under questioning, three of the teens admitted smoking marijuana and four of the five admitted drinking the alcohol and police. The youthful offenders, ages 15-18, were cited with criminal citations and the cases were referred to a juvenile prosecutor.

Two weeks ago, for underage drinking at .

July 10

Ex-Wife Keeps Calling Divorced Husband, 40-Years Her Senior
A 68-year-old resident of a home on the 7700 block of West Mercer Way contacted police after his 28-year-old ex-wife called him on the phone on July 8. The man wanted the phone call documented as part of a civil dispute between the two parties.

July 12

Three Women Questioned in Walgreens 'Suspicious Circumstances' Case
Mercer Island Police are investigating three women in their 30s involved in suspicious circumstances as they shopped at on July 12. Police detained the women shortly after store security contacted them at 2:35 p.m. and they were later transported to the Mercer Island Police Department, where all three offered to submit sets of fingerprints to police. Police booked into evidence several items in the women's possession: a Walgreens bag with toothpaste and boys briefs, two mobile phones, a large black purse with a false interior and a black leather wallet holding no-name business cards.


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