Sheriff Department Releases a Community Alert – Burglaries near Delphi and Summit Lake

Date:  August 23, 2013

Neighborhood/ Area:   ‘A’ district –(West Side of Thurston County)

Nature of alert: BURGLARIES

Details: The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents to be on alert because of a high incident of burglaries in the west areas of Thurston County. Please take precautions when leaving your home unattended. As you may see in the below listed cases, the burglars have found unlocked access into homes. Please leave all doors and windows secured and work together in a neighborhood to watch for suspicious activity. If such activity is noticed, please call either 911 if it is an emergent situation, or call our non emergency dispatch number at (360) 740-2740. Let’s all work together and be safe!!!

Listed below are 4 A District burglaries that have occurred between August 14th and August 22nd.  The entry method, items taken and time of crime are all similar.  There is a possibility that a suspect / suspects are targeting this area, warranting additional attention.  Burglaries include:

On 08/22/2013 between 0800 and 1700, a residence in the 8900 block of Delphi Road SWwas burglarized. Entry was gained through an unlocked window with an AC unit in it. Items taken were a pillow case, assorted jewelry, and electronics.  TCSO case #13-456

On 08/21/2013 between 0730 and 1700, a residence in the 4400 block of Delphi Road SW was burglarized.  Entry was gained through an unlocked sliding glass door. Assorted jewelry was taken.. TCSO Case # 13-4550

On 08/14/2013 between 1000 and 1130, a residence in the 3700 block of Delphi Road SW was burglarized.  Entry was gained through an unlocked front door.  An elderly disabled male on oxygen was inside the residence at the time of the burglary.  Items taken included;  jewelry, cash, and a man’s wallet.   TCSO Case # 13-4414

On 08/22/2913 between 0500 and 1730, a residence in the 12300 block of Summit Lake Road NW was burglarized.  Entry was gained through an unlocked window with an AC unit in it. Items taken included jewelry, which was placed in a pillow case. TCSO Case # 13-4572

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UPDATE: August 28

The Thurston County Sheriff’s Department  has today released photos and additional information in an effort to identify suspects in some of these burglaries. Click here to download the document from the Sheriff’s Department web site.

Annual Blueberry Bash is This Sunday, August 25th

This Sunday, St. Christopher’s Community Church will host their popular annual Blueberry Bash. This is the 36th year of food, music, games and good neighbors. The weather forecast looks great and there’s a 100% chance of blueberries and fun!

St. Christopher’s Community Church
7902 Steamboat Island Rd. NW
Sunday, August 25
12 noon to 4 PM

This year’s live entertainment is provided by the Oly Mountain Boys. Based in Olympia, this bluegrass band will be performing from 12:30 to 3:30 PM.

The Oly Mountain Boys

Bring the kids! There’ll be a kids’ activity station, a bubble station, bounce house, and face painting.

Don’t miss out on their famous homemade blueberry pies (other fruit pies, too), either whole or by-the-slice. There’ll be 100% beef polish sausages, vegetarian burgers, hot dogs, corn-on-the-cob, chips, popcorn, sno-cones and much more to eat.

Bingo Garden: 12:30 to 3:45 PM.

Free, old-fashioned games such as an egg toss, 3-legged race, and balloon toss beginning at 1 PM.

The Griffin Fire Department will be on-hand to demonstrate CPR techniques.

We hope to see all of you at the Blueberry Bash!