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Calls for the month included: a slain rabbit, a threatening Facebook message, and a set of scams.

The press log is a summary of some of the calls for service that result in a police report being written. The press log does not include all calls for service for which a report is written or calls for service that do not require a police report. King City police routinely respond to and resolve calls for service that do not require a police report.

Sunday, June 7

• King City assisted the Washington County Sheriff's Office with a welfare check. Police arrived at Southwest Roy Rogers Road near Beef Bend Road on a report of a female walking in the middle of the street and into oncoming traffic.

Wednesday, June 10

• A resident of King City reported the theft of a chainsaw from an unlocked carport.

Saturday, June 13

• Police were dispatched to Avamere on a report that a female broke into the breakroom and was headed on foot towards Dollar Tree, 16200 S.W. Pacific Highway. Nothing was taken, and the female was trespassed from Avamere. The female also had a misdemeanor arrest warrant, but due to COVID-19, the jail wasn't accepting warrants. She was released with the trespass notice.

Sunday, June 14

• Police were dispatched to an animal call at the Mountain View Mobile Estates. A resident reported her rabbit was killed by a neighbor's off-leash dogs. There were no witnesses to the attack. The report was forwarded to Washington County Animal Control.

• While on routine patrol, police contacted a female in a sleeping bag on the north side of Coffee Time in the King City Plaza. Police ran her through dispatch and she was found to have two outstanding arrest warrants. Police issued a citation (in lieu of jail) to appear in court on the warrants. She was informed she couldn't sleep anywhere in the plaza.

Friday, June 19

Police were contacted by The Green Planet, 15350 S.W. 116th Ave. Police were advised a male subject had tried to make a purchase with a fake $20 bill and fake ID. Police made contact with the male and he was arrested on the charges of forgery I and unlawful possession of a fictitious ID. He was transported to the Washington County Jail.

Wednesday, June 24

• Police were dispatched on a fraud call. The King City residents reported their computer froze up and they were contacted by a female over the phone who claimed to be from Microsoft. The female instructed the victims to buy two $500 gift cards to pay for their computer to be unfrozen. The victim followed the instructions and gave the numbers of the gift cards to the female caller. The victim was instructed to do the same thing again and followed the instructions. The victim's total loss is $2,000 due to this scam.

Monday, June 29

• Police were dispatched to a traffic crash on Southwest Pacific Highway near Durham. Police assisted with an information exchange between the drivers.

• Police were dispatched to speak to a King City resident over the phone regarding a threat he received over Facebook Messenger. Police told him to call 9-1-1 if they showed up to or around his house. Police explained the process of obtaining a restraining order.

Tuesday, June 30

• A King City resident reported that her granddaughter had borrowed her vehicle and not returned it. The resident was now reporting the vehicle as stolen. At about 8:30 a.m., the granddaughter returned with the car and police cited her for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

• Police were dispatched to a report of theft. As the officer listened to the details, he learned the senior resident was scammed out of money, between $75,000 and $90,000 since March. It started as a search for a puppy, and the scammer took advantage of the senior citizen over the course of several months.


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