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Police Beat - October 13, 2014

  • Written by City of Woodinville Police Dept.

PROWLER, VEHICLE  — Multiple
NE 167 PL - A home surveillance camera captured a suspect entering the victim’s unlocked vehicle and rummaging the interior in the early morning hours.
NE 148 ST - Suspect(s) prowled victim’s unlocked vehicle and stole a basket of assorted property that was later recovered in a neighbor’s yard.
128 AV NE - Suspect(s) prowled victim’s unlocked vehicle.

THEFT, AUTO — NE 160 ST
Suspect(s) stole victim’s locked Toyota Corolla out of her driveway. No signs of forced entry were found. A neighbor’s home surveillance camera showed the vehicle leaving the neighborhood in the early morning hours.

FRAUD — 142 AV NE
Suspect(s) used victim’s personal and business information to open a fraudulent account and make unauthorized charges at a home improvement store.

LARCENY — Multiple
124 PL NE - Suspects entered vehicle and removed sunglasses and assorted items from inside. No forced entry was found.
NE 181 PL - Suspect(s) smashed out a window on victim’s vehicle and stole books and clothing from inside.
GARDEN WY NE - An unknown male suspect stole a pair of Air Jordan shoes from the business. Video surveillance cameras captured the theft.
GARDEN WY NE - Loss prevention detained three separate suspects during the week for shoplifting items from the store. All three suspects were cited and issued trespass warnings. One suspect was arrested on outstanding warrants.
134 CT NE - Suspect(s) entered victim’s locked vehicle by unknown means and stole a pair of sunglasses and keys. No forced entry was found.
NE 201 ST - Suspect(s) shattered a window on the victim’s vehicle and removed jewelry from inside.
NE 175 ST - Suspect(s) stole the victim’s cell phone out of her backpack while she was playing soccer. The “Find My iPhone” app tracked the phone to an unknown location in Mill Creek.
NE 202 ST - Suspects entered victim’s unlocked vehicle and ransacked the interior, taking a fanny pack and GPS.
NE 146 PL - Suspect(s) entered victim’s unlocked vehicle and removed a wallet containing ID and credit cards that were subsequently fraudulently used.
NE 148 ST - Suspect(s) stole two rings from the victim’s residence while  several workers and delivery people were going in and out of the residence.
127 AV NE - Suspect(s) entered victim’s vehicle and removed an emergency pack.
NE 147 PL - Suspect(s) entered victim’s unlocked vehicle and ransacked the interior, taking paperwork from the glove box and a gym bag and contents. The paperwork was later found by a neighbor.

BURGLARY — Multiple
NE 195 ST - Suspect(s) prowled through the glove box of victim’s unlocked vehicle and then entered an unlocked basement and took electronics.
168 AV NE - Suspect(s) cut the latch off the storage shed and stole a lawn tractor.

STOLEN LICENSE PLATES — NE 145 ST
Suspect(s) stole the front and rear license plates off victim’s vehicle.

MAIL THEFT & FOUND PROPERTY — Multiple
128 AV NE & NE 147 PL-
Victims reported mail had been stolen from their unlocked mailbox after mail was found in their yards.

Police Beat - October 6, 2014

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BURGLARY — WOODINVILLE-REDMOND RD NE
Unknown suspect(s) attempted to break into the business by prying open the rear door but set off the audible alarm before making entry.

FRAUD — NE 181ST PL
Unknown suspect(s) fraudulently used the victim’s identity to open a phone account without knowledge or consent.

LARCENY — GARDEN WY NE
Store security detained two separate subjects during the week for shoplifting food/alcohol. Both were cited, trespassed and released pending theft charges.

LARCENY — NE WOODINVILLE-DUVALL RD
Unknown suspect(s) forced entry into a trailer and stole a bucket, copper wiring and brass fittings.

LARCENY — 134TH AVE NE
Unknown suspect(s) entered victim’s vehicle and ransacked the interior taking the vehicle insurance card and registration papers.

BURGLARY — NE WOODINVILLE-DUVALL RD
An unknown suspect wearing a black jacket and tan pants with a bandana tied over his face used a large rock to smash out the front window of the business and then stole multiple cartons of cigarettes. Video surveillance is being reviewed.

LARCENY — WOODINVILLE-SNOHOMISH RD
The victim reported his wallet stolen after being notified of fraudulent charges on his credit cards.

IDENTITY THEFT — NE 173RD ST
Unknown suspect(s) used victim’s identity to fraudulently file an unemployment claim.

DUI — 131ST AV NE
Officers made one arrest during the week for driving while under the influence of alcohol. The driver was processed and released.

IDENTITY THEFT — NE 184TH PL
An unknown male suspect used a credit card with the victim’s name on it at a local grocery store purchasing gift certificates. The victim still had possession of the credit card and it was unknown how his identity was stolen.

CRIMINAL WARRANT — GARDEN WY NE
Officers responded to a shoplifter in custody and discovered that the suspect had outstanding felony warrants for his arrest. He was booked into the King County Jail for his warrants and cited for theft.

LARCENY — WOODINVILLE-DUVALL RD
The victim’s wallet was stolen from his unlocked vehicle and several unauthorized charges were made on his credit cards. 

Police Beat - September 29, 2014

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BURGLARY — NE 173 PL
Unknown suspect(s) broke a glass door and entered the business building, stealing assorted items from the closets. Suspect(s) were unsuccessful in entering the offices.

LARCENY — NE 145 ST
Unknown suspect(s) stole victim’s two engagement rings from a room inside the Hollywood Schoolhouse on her wedding day.

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Police Beat - September 22, 2014

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FRAUD — NE WDVL-DUVALL RD
The victim was approached in a parking lot by a white male who pressured her into letting him “fix” a dent in her vehicle. The man applied a substance of putty and spray paint and charged the victim for the repair. The victim reported the incident in hopes that no one else would be scammed like she was for a repair that was not legitimate.

BURGLARY — NE 171 ST
Unknown suspect(s) forced entry into the residence through a back window and stole electronics and a backpack from inside.

PROWLER — 164 AV NE
Unknown suspect(s) shattered the rear window on the victim’s vehicle causing the alarm to activate. No loss was reported.

LARCENY — NE 178 PL
Store security detained a female for theft after she was seen loading her cart full of assorted merchandise and leaving the store without paying. She was cited and released pending theft charges.

LARCENY — GARDEN WY NE
Store security detained a female for concealing a pizza and gummy bears in her purse and leaving the store without paying for the merchandise. During the recovery of the stolen items the suspect was found to be in possession of methamphetamine. The suspect was placed under arrest and transported to King County Jail.

HIT & RUN — NE 195 ST / 136 AV NE
Officers responded to a hit and run accident involving a pedestrian. Aid units transported the pedestrian to the hospital for possible injuries. The vehicle was found and the suspect was taken into custody and booked into the King County Jail. Alcohol may have been a contributing factor in the accident.

LARCENY — GARDEN WY NE
Unknown suspect(s) stole the victim’s cell phone out of her purse while she was shopping. The victim’s iPhone app identified two possible recovery locations. The case is being investigated.

LARCENY — GARDEN WY NE
Loss prevention detained five separate suspects during the week for shoplifting food items. The suspects were all cited and released by officers.
 
LARCENY — NE WDVL-DUVALL RD
An unknown race male suspect wearing a yellow-billed blue baseball cap and a grey sweatshirt stole two cartons of Camel 99’s from behind the counter. Video surveillance captured the theft.

FORGERY CHECKS — NE 175 ST
Officers arrested a male suspect who was attempting to pass a forged check with another person’s driver’s license. The suspect was booked into the King County Jail. The Woodinville detective is following up with felony charges.

LARCENY — 130 AV NE
Store employees witnessed a customer loading a barbeque onto his truck and driving away. The black male suspect told employees that he had paid for the item but the follow up confirmed that the suspect had not paid. Employees provided a license plate number on the suspect vehicle. The case is being investigated.

LARCENY — GARDEN WY NE
A white female suspect ran out of the store with several purses triggering the alarm. The suspect was last seen getting into a blue Hyundai two-door vehicle with California license plates and driving away.

BURGLARY — NE 171 ST
Unknown suspect(s) entered victim’s apartment through an open sliding glass door and stole numerous items from her purse that was on a table.

Police Beat - September 15, 2014

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ILLEGAL DUMPING — NE WOODINVILLE DR
The property owner reported a former tenant dumped large pieces of junk on his property without his consent or knowledge.

FORGERY CREDIT CARDS — WOODINVILLE-REDMOND RD NE
The victim reported unknown suspect(s) stole her debit card and unsuccessfully attempted to use it at several locations.

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