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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.

Police Beat - Feb. 16, 2015

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FRAUD, U.I.C.D. (UNLAWFUL ISSUANCE OF CHECKS & DRA) — NE WOODINVILLE SNOHOMISH RD
Victim business reported that an ex-business partner had an unauthorized check issued to himself after he had left the company. This was later determined to be a civil matter.  

BICYCLE, FOUND — 133 AV NE
A red and black youth bike was found abandoned at the athletic fields.

MARINE RESCUE OPERATION — WOODINVILLE REDMOND RD
Officers assisted three kayakers who became stranded on the riverbank of the Sammamish River. One kayak had drifted downstream but was later recovered.

MARIJUANA (MISDEMEANOR) — VARIOUS LOCATIONS
Officers on routine patrol contacted several minors and adults in the park engaging in criminal activity involving narcotics. The illegal narcotics and paraphernalia were seized, tested and placed into the property room and all of the subjects were released with potential charges pending.

Officers stopped a vehicle on traffic charges where the driver was underage and found to be in possession of marijuana. The narcotics were seized and taken to the police department where they were tested and placed into the property room.

FRAUD — 125 AV NE
Unknown suspect(s) used victim’s personal information without knowledge or effective consent in an attempt to change the billing address for one of his credit cards.

CRIMINAL WARRANT — 133 AV NE
Officers arrested a subject on several outstanding misdemeanor warrants and transported him to King County Jail.

TRESPASS — VARIOUS LOCATIONS
Officers arrested two separate male subjects at different businesses for violating no-trespassing orders from the businesses.

DRIVING WHILE LICENSE REVOKED/SUSPENDED – VARIOUS LOCATIONS
Officers arrested three separate subjects throughout the week for operating motor vehicles while their driver’s licenses were suspended/revoked. Two subjects were cited and released and a third subject was transported to Issaquah Jail.

LARCENY — NE 179 ST
Unknown suspect(s) entered victim’s unlocked vehicle and accessed the trunk where they removed a speaker and amplifier.

TRESPASS — NE 178 PL
At the request of management officers issued a no-trespass warning to a male who was found drinking wine out of small bottles inside the store.

RECKLESS DRIVING — NE 178 PL / 140 AV NE
Officers stopped a vehicle after witnessing it being driven recklessly. The investigation reveled that five juveniles were inside the vehicle. Officers contacted the parents and released the juveniles.

VANDALISM — NE 178 ST
Unknown suspect(s) damaged eight driveway lights on the victim’s property.

LARCENY — NE 178 PL
Officers arrested a subject for theft after loss prevention officers stopped him outside the store with two sets of LEGOs from the store.

Police Beat - Feb. 9, 2015

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FRAUD, U.I.C.D. (UNLAWFUL ISSUANCE OF CHECKS & DRA) — NE WOODINVILLE SNOHOMISH RD
Victim business reported that an ex-business partner had an unauthorized check issued to himself after he had left the company. This was later determined to be a civil matter.  

BICYCLE, FOUND — 133 AV NE
A red and black youth bike was found abandoned at the athletic fields.

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Police Beat - Feb. 2, 2015

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BURGLARY— NE 193 PL
On Jan. 20-21 the victim states he closed and locked his business prior to leaving for the night. When he returned the following morning the front door to the business was unlocked. Unknown suspect(s) entered and took miscellaneous property from the shop.

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Police Beat - January 26, 2015

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LARCENY — NE 195 ST
Unknown suspect(s) entered victim’s unlocked vehicle and ransacked the interior, taking a handicap placard from inside.

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