Can You ID Snoqualmie Car Prowler? Stolen Credit Cards used in Issaquah Shopping Spree

According to Washington’s Most Wanted (airs on Q13 Fox), within thirty minutes of a car prowler smashing a vehicle window at Snoqualmie Point Park and stealing a purse on November 8, 2015, the 40’s something thief, a white man with a goatee and a tattoo on his forearm, used stolen credit cards to go on a shopping spree in Issaquah.

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Surveillance video captured the man buying cigarettes and a birthday card at a Walgreens and a crossbow and arrows at the Big 5 Sporting Goods store in Issaquah. The credit card theft totaled about $1,200.

Washington’s Most Wanted and Crime Stoppers are hoping someone might recognize the suspect and be able to ID him. Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for the suspect’s identity.  You can call the hot line anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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The theft victim was only gone from her car for 15 minutes to walk her dog. That’s all it took.

In the wake of a month that saw 40 car prowls in the North Bend and Snoqualmie area, Snoqualmie Police remind people to always lock doors and keep valuable out of sight – and park in well-lit areas. Car prowls can happen anywhere.

Car Prowl Prevention Tips

  • Park in a garage or a well-lit area whenever possible
  • Lock the ignition and doors and roll up all windows
  • Car alarms are convenient and effective; avoid isolated areas
  • Park near locations frequently used by pedestrians
  • Install and use removable stereo-electronic equipment and a portable GPS

 

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