Thieves make off with cash, receipts — and a safe

PORT TOWNSEND — Police are asking people to check their bank records after credit card receipts were stolen in a burglary last week at a Port Townsend restaurant .

Nick Harper, owner of Macadoo’s Restaurant, 600 W. Sims Way, said the thieves made off with the restaurant’s heavy safe — possibly by using a hydraulic lift — plus an unknown amount of cash and the receipts.

But Harper said “customer credit card numbers weren’t on anything. Only the last four numbers are on it [the credit card receipt].

“They didn’t get any credit card numbers.”

But police Sgt. Ed Green said that while that may be the case, police are still asking anyone who has eaten at the restaurant in the last few weeks to check their bank statements for any unauthorized charges.

“Look for any inappropriate activity on your credit card,” Green said.

“If you find there are strange charges, contact the police and contact the bank.”

Macadoo’s was burglarized on Wednesday night or early Thursday morning.

Green said employees arrived on Thursday morning to open the restaurant and discovered the safe gone and the cash register broken into.

“Currently, we do not have any suspects,” Green said.

“We are asking anyone who knows anything to please give us a call.”

More in News

Spencer Weber
A scene from the photo archives of the Northwest Maritime Center's Race to Alaska looks deceptively serene. The 750-mile race of unmotorized watercraft from Port Townsend to Ketchikan is on again this year.
Race to Alaska ready to sail

Contest resumes after two-year hiatus

Timber sale, block grants discussed at county meetings

Government entities meet next week on North Olympic Peninsula

Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group

The Rev. ClayOla Gitane, rector at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, places signs and teddy bears in memory of the 21 victims of Tuesday's mass shooting in Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.
Church hosts candlelight service for Texas school shooting victims

Prayer vigil tonight will include an interfaith service

NWI: Purchase protects Discovery Creek headwaters

Ninety-one acres bought from Rayonier

Dr. Gib Morrow, Dr. Allison Berry and OESD Superintendent Greg Lynch.
Public health officers honored for COVID-19 work

Greg Lynch, superintendent at the Olympic Educational Service District 114,… Continue reading

Charges to be urged after report of toy guns at schools

Students allegedly pose on campuses over weekend

Memorial Day edition available online only

Memorial Day is a federal holiday and the U.S. Postal Service does… Continue reading

Memorial Day ceremonies set Monday

Flags to be placed on veterans’ graves on Saturday

Most Read