The following are selected reports from the Seattle Police Department's North Precinct. They represent the officers' accounts of the events described. DAMAGED CARSA man in the 3800 block of Winslow Place North called police around 12:35 a.m. on Aug. 6 after seeing a group of teenagers break windshields by jumping on them.Police arrived shortly thereafter and saw a teenage boy run eastbound on North 40th Street. The officer used the loudspeaker to tell the boy to stop, which he did. Two other boys came out of the darkness and approached the officer.The boys said they were walking when they heard a car alarm; they immediately ran away when they saw the police car. The boys also denied breaking any of the windows or seeing any of the damage occur.The man who called police said he was watching TV when he heard a loud smashing sound outside. He looked out to see several teenagers walking in the nearby alley. He then saw a car's windshield broken. The man looked back at the group and saw one of them jump onto an SUV's hood and kick the windshield in. He then called police.The man said he didn't recognize any of the boys as the one who jumped on the SUV, but he wasn't sure they weren't among the others.The boys were all released.In a separate incident, numerous vehicles in the 9600 and 9700 blocks of Fremont Avenue North suffered "substantial property damage" between 10:30 p.m. Aug. 2 and 10:30 a.m. Aug. 3. Each of the damaged vehicles were etched and tagged.RODDED TIRESomeone stuck a metal rod under a police officer's personal car, puncturing the tire, near the North Precinct on July 31.According to police report, the officer went to her car at 8:30 p.m. and didn't notice anything unusual. About 3 miles into her drive, a warning light came on, indicating her tire pressure was low; she inspected them, but they all appeared inflated.About 17 miles later, one of the tires went flat. The officer then saw a 3- to 4-inch metal rod protruding from the tire tread.Based on the size of the metal rod and its location, police deduced that it was intentionally put into the vehicle's tire.RECKLESS BURNINGFirefighters and police responded to the 5700 block of 34th Avenue Northeast, where someone had set two "campfires" on the playground away from any buildings on Aug. 2.A neighbor said he saw a group of high school-age teenagers lighting off fireworks around 8 to 8:30 p.m. He then saw the campfires around 9:40 to 9:45 p.m.Firefighters arrived to find a can of flammable, low-heat liquid with cut-up T-shirts and cotton pads soaking in it. No damage was seen on the concrete.TRESPASSINGPolice saw a group of seven teenagers loitering in the grassy area in the "clover leaf" at North Northgate Way and the southbound off-ramp to Interstate 5 at 4:35 p.m. on Aug. 4. According to the police report, this area has a recent recurring problem with drinking and camping.When the police notified the group they were trespassing on Department of Transportation property, one of the boys put in his hands into his pockets. This boy, in his mid-teens, then went behind a tree and again put his hands into his pockets. After a struggle with the boy, an officer found a purple Crown Royal bag in the boy's pocket. Inside the bag were a glass marijuana pipe and a film canister with a small bag of marijuana ashes and two loose pills, which were later identified to be a generic Vicodin.The other teens were trespassed from the property and released, while the suspect was taken to the North Precinct. His father took custody of him.[[In-content Ad]]