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Dental office burglary suspect sought

Remember that recent string of dental office burglaries in Greenwood, Phinney Ridge and other surrounding neighborhoods where someone was stealing dental gold and drugs? Well now the Seattle Police Department has named a suspect: 26-year-old Shane L. Carlson.

Police say he’s the prime suspect in burglaries stretching from North and West Seattle, to Bothell, Shoreline and Bellevue, dating as far back as May.

According to the police, Carlson has several warrants for his arrest, including for burglary, possession of stolen property and drugs. SeattlePI.com has a more extended report. And here’s the police description:

He is described as a white male, 26 years old, 5’6” 155 pounds, blonde hair, blue eyes, and a thin build. He has a scar on his face and tattoos on his left shoulder, upper left arm and back. He may be driving a green 1998 Range Rover or a champagne-colored 2001 Cadillac DeVille. He may frequent North King County or South Snohomish County.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to call either 911 or Det. Bauer at (206) 233- 7830. Those wishing to remain anonymous are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800 222-TIPS (8477) or send a text to CRIMES (274637). Your text message should include “TIP486” to ensure proper routing. If a tip leads to an arrest and the filing of charges, callers may qualify for a cash reward of up to $1,000. Calls are taken 24 hours a day.