• Vandalism downtown Aberdeen lands transient in jail

    ABERDEEN, Wash. – On 11/15/13 at about 0300 Aberdeen Police Officers discovered that an unknown subject(s) had knocked over four garbage cans and four concrete planters downtown.  One of the planters shattered when it was turned over. A planter in front of Amore was also broken. All the damage were to the items on the North side of Heron street in the 100 West and 100 East block.
    At about 8:04 A.M. a male subject was observed knocking over a cement planter in the area of Heron and I street by a witness.  Aberdeen Officers located the suspect, a 46 year old Aberdeen transient, in the 100 Block of West Heron street.  The suspect was arrested for Malicious Mischief 3rd degree, and on an outstanding Aberdeen Municipal Court arrest warrant and booked into the City of Aberdeen Jail.
    Damage was estimated at under $750 dollars.
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  • Aberdeen police investigating after man is maced, then robbed

    ABERDEEN, Wash. – An Aberdeen man apparently knew the man who maced, then robbed him on B street Friday afternoon. Police Captain John Green tells us on 9/6/13 at about 12:28 P.M. a 28 year old Aberdeen male reported that he had been robbed in the 300 Block of North B Street.

    Responding officers located the victim who appeared to have been sprayed with a liquid irritant such as Mace. The officer observed that the victims hair was wet and a side of his face was red. The victim complained of pain coming from the red side of his face. The victim refused medical aid.

    The victim told the officers that he was walking to the Thrift Store on B Street when he was approached by a male subject that he knows. The victim said the suspect asked him for some money. When the victim said he did not have any money he reported that the suspect sprayed him with the irritating substance and took an undisclosed amount of money from him.

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  • Aberdeen man refuses to get off hood of his stolen car, recovers car

    ABERDEEN, Wash. – An Aberdeen homeowner stopped a would-be thief this week after refusing to get off the hood of his stolen car. Aberdeen Police Captain John Green tells us at about 1 Tuesday morning they were called to the 1000 block of West Perry for a vehicle theft. Investigators learned that the homeowner had already recovered his car, and that the suspect had fled on foot. As a K-9 track was setup, the victim explained that they overheard someone enter their home and steal their keys. Thinking it was their son, the victim went to tell him he couldn’t borrow the car when he saw a stranger backing into his other vehicle and leaving. The man said he jumped on the hood of his car and rode it down Perry street where the suspect, later identified as a 27 year old transient, tried to shake him by stopping fast and backing up. When that failed the suspect fled on foot, and was later apprehended by APD
    A 27 year old transient male was taken into custody for residential burglary, theft of a motor vehicle, vehicle assault, DWLS 3rd degree, making a false statement, and hit and run unattended.  The suspect is well known to local law enforcement and is currently in custody in the City of Aberdeen jail.
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