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Police Beat - March 23, 2015

  • Written by City of Woodinville Police Dept.

LARCENY — GARDEN WY NE
Officers responded to a theft call where, for the second time in a week, an unknown male suspect entered the business and grabbed Star Wars Legos and exited out the back door without first paying. Store surveillance cameras captured the theft. Officers were able to confirm the identity of the suspect and the investigation concluded in the suspect being arrested for theft. The suspect was also wanted on several outstanding warrants.

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Police Beat - March 16, 2015

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BICYCLES, FOUND — 133 AV NE
Officers found five bikes left on and around City Hall and the police department that were checked for stolen by their serial numbers and placed into the evidence room.    

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Police Beat - March 9, 2015

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MAIL THEFT — 130 AV NE
Two separate businesses that share mailboxes reported unknown suspect(s) had pried open the mailbox doors, breaking the latches.    

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Police Beat - March 2, 2015

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HIT & RUN, UNOCCUPIED — 126 AV NE
Victim reported witnessing an unknown young man driving a Subaru hit her vehicle and drive away. Officers investigated the incident and located the subject and the hit and run vehicle. Officers matched debris left at the scene to the damage on the suspect vehicle. The case is still under investigation.    

FRAUD — 128 PL NE
Unknown suspect(s) used victim’s personal identification without knowledge or consent to open fraudulent cable and Internet accounts.

DRIVING WHILE LICENSE REVOKED/SUSPENDED — VARIOUS LOCATIONS
Officers arrested two separate subjects during the week for operating motor vehicles while their respective driver’s licenses were suspended/revoked. Citations were issued to both subjects with charges pending. One subject was transported to jail on outstanding warrants.

DRUNKENNESS — 140 AV NE
Officers responded to an intoxicated man on the bus who had passed out. Paramedics responded after officers were unable to wake up the man. The man was transported to Evergreen Medical Center for treatment.

FIRE INVESTIGATION, ACCIDENTAL  — NE 177 ST / 133 AV NE
Officers and firefighters responded to an automobile fire where the owner pulled to the side of the road after hearing a backfire noise resulting in a fire in the engine.

NARCOTICS ACTIVITY REPORT — NE 195 ST / 136 AV NE
Officers on routine patrol contacted a citizen who reported they suspected subjects of smoking narcotics in the park. Officers contacted several subjects and advised them of the consequences if narcotics were being used.

BURGLARY, ATTEMPT — 154 CT NE
Unknown suspect(s) entered victim’s vehicle that was parked in the driveway and ransacked the interior. Taken from inside were coins and the garage door remote control. Victims suspected the suspects of using the garage door remote to open the garage door as it was found slightly open. Nothing appeared to be missing from the garage. Officers found no forced entry into the vehicle.

LARCENY — 140 AV NE
Unknown suspect(s) entered victim’s unlocked vehicle and removed the vehicle title and registration out of the glove box.

LARCENY — NE WOODINVILLE-DUVALL RD
Store personnel reported two unknown suspects entered store and stole merchandise and within 30 minutes two different unknown suspects returned the merchandise for a store credit. All four suspects were last seen leaving the area in a four-door Honda Accord.

VIOLATION OF COURT ORDERS — NE 171 ST / 140 AV NE
Officers stopped a vehicle on a traffic stop where the passenger was found to be in violation of a no-contact court order in-progress. The order was confirmed and passenger was placed under arrest and transported to jail.

PROWLER — 140TH AVE NE
Unknown suspect(s) may have tampered with victim’s vehicle while it was parked at the Park and Ride by loosening the radiator cap causing smoke to come out of the tailpipe. Delayed report.

LARCENY — 159 AV NE
Unknown suspect(s) stole victim’s recycling container from the curb.
LARCENY — WOODINVILLE-SNOHOMISH RD
Unknown suspect(s) stole victim’s wallet and contents from his unlocked locker at the gym.

LARCENY — NE 175 ST
Victim reported she gave a known acquaintance a ride in her vehicle and after she dropped him off she discovered her wallet and contents were missing from out of her purse.

LARCENY — NE WOODINVILLE DR
Unknown suspect(s) entered victim’s unlocked vehicle and popped open the trunk, taking items from inside.

LARCENY — NE 170 LN
Unknown suspect(s) entered victim’s unlocked vehicle that was parked in front of her residence and removed a garage door remote control and a pair of sunglasses. The garage door was found open but victim reported no loss from inside the garage.

LARCENY — NE 175 ST
Unknown suspect(s) entered victim’s vehicle with no forced entry and stole clothing, a wallet with contents, sunglasses and paperwork.

LARCENY — NE 181 ST
Unknown suspect(s) entered victim’s unlocked vehicle and removed a company computer from inside.

CRIMINAL WARRANT
Officers answered a call where a subject was found to have outstanding misdemeanor warrants. The subject was arrested and transported to Bothell Police Department.

Police Beat - Feb. 23, 2015

  • Written by City of Woodinville Police Dept.

ROBBERY — NE 178 ST
Victim reported a known female friend and an unknown man were giving him a ride to look at a vehicle that was for sale. During the ride, the vehicle pulled over to the side of the road where the woman and man worked together to take victim’s cash at knife point. The victim was able to escape after a struggle and contacted police.    

TRESPASS — 136 AV NE
Officers contacted a subject in the city park who was issued a citation for smoking and given a no trespass notice due to his numerous past city ordinance violations.

HIT & RUN, INJURY — 131 AV NE
Officers responded to a hit and run accident where the driver of a white Chevrolet pickup struck the victim’s vehicle in the rear twice before fleeing the scene. Witnesses and the victim followed the suspect vehicle until it came to a stop and the police arrived. The suspect driver was treated and released by paramedics for minor injuries. Officers received a voluntary statement from the suspect driver who was issued a citation and released. A WSP accident report was completed.

FIRE INVESTIGATION, ACCIDENTAL — WB SR 522
Officers responded to a vehicle fire where the driver advised he had noticed his brakes felt mushy as he applied pressure so he had pulled off the road where a fire started in the engine area. The fire department responded and extinguished the flames.

HIT & RUN, UNOCCUPIED — 136 AV NE
Victim reported an unknown suspect vehicle struck her vehicle possibly while it was parked in the high school parking lot.

VANDALISM — GARDEN WY NE
Victim reported unknown suspect(s) scratched and spit on her windshield while she was shopping.

HIT & RUN, UNOCCUPIED — NE 178 PL
An unknown suspect vehicle struck the victim’s parked vehicle while he was shopping.

VANDALISM — 136 AV NE
Unknown suspect(s) vandalized Rotary Park restrooms by painting threats and racial slurs on the walls and drinking fountains. Evidence was collected from the scene.

OBSTRUCTING AN OFFICER — 140 AV NE
Officers responded to a welfare check of a young man possibly intoxicated in the park. Officers contacted the subject who showed signs of intoxication. During the investigation the subject refused to cooperate with officers giving a false name and violating park policies. The subject was taken into custody and found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia. Once at the police department a fingerprint search confirmed his true identity and found he was wanted on a felony warrant for escape from community custody.

BURGLARY — NE WOODINVILLE DUVALL RD
Officers responded to a audible business alarm and cleared the scene after they confirmed the business was secure. Approximately 25 minutes later a store employee arrived and requested officers’ assistance in searching the store due to an interior alarm going off. Officers entered the secured business and identified themselves. A noise was heard near the rear of the store where they found a suspect standing in an aisle wearing several jackets and a backpack. The suspect refused to cooperate with officer commands and resisted being taken into custody. The suspect was found to be in possession of store property and he was placed under arrest and transported to King County where he was charged with investigation of burglary. The suspect was released from jail within 24 hours on a personal recognizance bond. Store surveillance video captured the entire incident.

DUI – VARIOUS LOCATIONS
Throughout the week officers arrested two separate subjects for operating motor vehicles while under the influence. Both subjects were processed and released pending charges.

BICYCLE, FOUND — SAMMAMISH RIVER TRAIL
Officers on routine patrol checking the trail found an abandoned red Mongoose bicycle that was taken back to the police department and placed in the storage area.