Another in a series of burglaries in the Hunts Point and Medina areas occurred Monday, this time while the residents were asleep.

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Another in a series of burglaries in the Hunts Point and Medina areas occurred Monday, this time while the residents were asleep.

The incident took place between midnight and 3:30 a.m. in the 8500 block of Hunts Point Lane, the Medina Police Department reported.

While the residents were asleep upstairs, someone entered the home by prying the lock of a lower-level set of double doors. The home did not have a security system.

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A purse and wallet containing identification, cash, credit cards, checks and personal documents were stolen. Various electronic items also were taken, including a laptop computer.

Several burglaries have been reported the past few weeks in the Medina and Hunts Point areas.

Bellevue

New fire marshal from nearby city

Bellevue has hired a new fire marshal — from Kirkland.

Ken Carlson will start work in Bellevue on Dec. 5.

As fire marshal for the Bellevue Fire Department, Carlson will oversee the Fire Prevention Division, which includes fire-plan reviews, fire and life-safety code-enforcement inspections for both new and existing construction, and fire investigations.

Carlson started with the Kirkland Fire and Building Department in 1984 and became fire marshal in 1998.

Bellevue

Arts museum plans family day

Bead, make-a-mask and felt craft stations are among the activities featured at the Bellevue Arts Museum Family Day on Sunday. The city of Bellevue is co-sponsoring the free event that runs from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

There will be a sing-along with Eric Herman in the Café Espresso Americano and cultural dances and music presented throughout the day.

The museum is at 510 Bellevue Way N.E.

Seattle Times Eastside bureau