To make an online report to the Thurston County Sheriff`s Office, use the link below.



Lost Property

Definition

Only use this report if you have lost something of value.  If you believe the item was stolen, you should use the "Theft" form available in the drop down menu above.

Examples

If you left your cell phone or other valuables somewhere and can't find them, you should report it as lost property. Use the location where you believe you lost the item to determine which agency you are reporting to. 

Theft

Definition

If you've had property stolen, you'll report that as a theft.  Please read carefully:

  • If there is a crime in progress - happening right now - please call 9-1-1 immediately to have a Police Officer respond.
  • You should only use on-line reporting if you have no idea who has stolen your belongings. 
  • If your vehicle has been stolen, you need to report that to a Police Officer.  Please call dispatch at (360) 704-2740 to report a theft of a vehicle - regardless of the value.
  • If you've had a firearm stolen, you need to report that to a Police Officer.  Please call dispatch at (360) 704-2740 to report a theft of a firearm - regardless of the monetary value of the firearm. 
  • If you know who stole your property, you need to report the theft, along with the name of the suspect, to a Police Officer.  Please call dispatch at (360) 704-2740 to report a theft when you know the identity of the thief.
  • If the total value of the property that was stolen is more than $3,000 you will need to report the theft to a Police Officer.  Please call dispatch at (360) 704-2740 if you've had more than $3,000 worth of belongings stolen from you.
  • If someone has entered your home or another structure, like a shed or garage, and stolen things, that is considered a Burglary and you should report this type of a crime directly to a Police Officer.  Please contact dispatch at (360) 704-2740 to report if you've been buglarized.
  • If you live in unincorporated Thurston County, you will need to make this report using the Thurston County Sheriff's Office on-line reporting tool.  We've provided a link on the left side of the screen.

Vandalism

Definition

Vandalism is defined as deliberately mischievious or malicious destruction or damage of property.  In order to report vandalism online, there are certain criteria that must be met:

  • There is no information that would lead to an arrest
  • There is no known suspect
  • The amount of damage is no more than $3,000.

If these criteria are not met, you will need to speak to a Police Officer to report this crime.  Please call (360) 704-2740, which is the non-emergency dispatch number.

Examples
  • Damaging or destroying cars, mailboxes, trash cans, etc.
  • Grafitti or damage to lawns, for instance.

Vehicle Prowl

Definition

The crime of Vehicle Prowl includes theft from a vehicle and/or damage done to a vehicle when someone has tried to break into it.  If someone has damaged your car trying to break into it, or has gotten into your vehicle and stolen items, you should report that as a Vehicle Prowl.

  • If there is a crime in progress - happening right now - please call 9-1-1 immediately to have a Police Officer respond.
  • You should only use online reporting if you have no idea who has damaged your vehicle and/or stolen your property.
  • If your vehicle has been stolen, you need to report that to a Police Officer.  Please call dispatch at (360) 704-2740 to report a theft of a vehicle - regardless of the monetary value of the vehicle.
  • If a firearm has been stolen from your vehicle, you need to report that to a Police Officer.  Please call (360) 704-2740 to report a theft of a firearm - regardless of the monetary value of the firearm.
  • If you know who damaged your vehicle and/or stole your belongings from your vehicle, you need to report this to a Police Officer.  Please call dispatch at (360) 704-2740.
  • If the total value of the damaged property AND stolen property is more than $3,000 you will need to report this to a Police Officer.  Please call dispatch at (360) 704-2740.
  • If you live in unincorporated Thurston County, you will need to make this report using the Thurston County Sheriff's Office online reporting tool.  We've provided a link on the left side of the screen.
Examples

Someone has broken your car window in an attempt to get inside.  Someone has gotten into your car and stolen items from inside.

If someone has damaged your car and it's not associated with trying to break in - for example if your car was keyed or kicked - that should be reported as a Vandalism.

If someone has stolen parts or items from the exterior of your vehicle - for instance wheels or a hood emblem - that should be reported as a Theft.

 


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