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Police Beat - June 29, 2015

  • Written by City of Woodinville Police Dept.

BURGLARY — 128 PL NE
Redmond Police Department requested Woodinville officers check a business after they found two subjects in possession of checks from the business that were suspected of being stolen. Officers arrived to find the loading/receiving door open where access to the business was possible. A K-9 unit cleared the building and business representatives arrived. The investigation revealed unknown suspect(s) had entered the unsecured business and removed electronics and checks. The case is under investigation.

THEFT, AUTO — NE 171 ST
Unknown suspect(s) stole victim’s four-door Toyota Camry. No signs of forced entry were found.

LARCENY — NE 171 ST
Unknown suspect(s) made unforced entry into two separate victims’ vehicles and removed an iPod, ukulele, flashlight, a Dremmel kit and sunglasses.

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES — NE 171 ST
An aware citizen called police and reported seeing an unknown subject exiting a neighboring vehicle. Officers responded and contacted a subject who matched the description. The investigation revealed a car had been entered and ransacked but the victim declined filing charges. The subject was released after officers were unable to confirm their subject was the same person seen in the victim’s vehicle.

LARCENY — NE 145 ST
Unknown suspect(s) entered victim’s unlocked vehicle and stole luggage with contents and electronics.

VANDALISM — 142 AV NE
Unknown suspect(s) threw a rock into the back window of the victim’s vehicle.

LARCENY — NE 174 ST
Victim reported unknown suspect(s) entered her unlocked vehicle and stole Bibles, a backpack and sunglasses.

BURGLARY — WOODINVILLE-SNOHOMISH RD NE
Officers responded to a burglary report where employees reported unknown suspect(s) gained access to the secured yard through unknown means. Once on the property, a company vehicle was rifled through and an unlocked storage building was entered where change was taken from an old gumball-style vending machine.

TRESPASS — GARDEN WY NE
At management request officers issued a no-trespass warning to a subject causing a disturbance.

TRESPASS — 136 AV NE
Officers arrested an adult man for violating a no-trespassing warning. The man was processed and transported to Issaquah Jail.

CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE FOR DISPOSAL — NE 145 ST
Officers on routine patrol observed a vehicle parked in the athletic fields parking lot occupied by three subjects. The officer approached the vehicle and smelled the odor of burnt marijuana and visible smoke coming from inside the vehicle. The investigation revealed all three subjects were under the legal age to possess marijuana. The occupants were all released to their parents and the marijuana and pipe were confiscated, processed and placed into the property room for future disposal.

LARCENY — NE 179 ST
Unknown suspect(s) smashed out the rear window on victim’s vehicle and removed an emergency backpack and green towels.

TRESPASS — 131 AV NE
Officers issued a no-trespass warning to a former employee at management request.

PHYSICAL CONTROL — 133 AV NE
Officers observed a vehicle parked in the middle of a traffic lane and contacted the person in the driver’s seat. The investigation revealed that the driver showed signs of intoxication. A field sobriety test was conducted and the driver was placed under arrest. The driver was transported to the police department where he was processed and released pending charges.

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES — 136 AV NE
A citizen reported an unknown white man approximately 20 years of age with a thick European accent and a military type haircut with longer hair in the front had knocked on her door. The man stated he was here from Europe on a work permit that had not come through for him yet. The man asked if she could donate a bicycle to him or make other donations. The man was seen driving away in a red pickup truck with other men in it and the back was full of hay.

TRESPASS — NE WOODINVILLE-DUVALL RD
Officers issued a no-trespass warning at the management request to two subjects on property who were suspected of committing prior thefts at the location.

PROWLER, VEHICLE — 179 ST
Unknown suspect(s) pried open passenger window on victim’s vehicle and tore out the in-dash DVD/CD player.

LARCENY — NE 145 ST
Unknown suspect(s) stole two separate victims’ totes and purse with contents while they were at a concert.

Police Beat - June 22, 2015

  • Written by City of Woodinville Police Dept.

LARCENY — NE N WOODINVILLE WAY
Known suspect was seen reaching into the open window of the victim’s unoccupied vehicle and taking a cell phone.

LARCENY — 135 PL NE
Unknown suspect(s) entered victim’s vehicle and removed a long board and radar detector. No signs of forced entry were found.   

BURGLARY — NE 148 ST
Victim arrived home and used his remote control to open his garage door. Inside the garage he found an unknown white man who was described as being tall, with a heavy build, having a “buzz cut,” carrying a backpack and walking with a “lumbering gait” running out of his garage. The suspect got into the passenger side of a grey Nissan Quest van and sped away. The investigation revealed that the rear door to the garage had been pried open and the suspect had been inside the residence, where he stole electronics, cash and bank checks. The burglary was disrupted and the suspect was unable to take the large items he had piled up inside the residence.

CRIMINAL WARRANT, MISDEMEANOR — VARIOUS LOCATIONS
Officers arrested two separate subjects during the week on outstanding misdemeanor warrants. Both subjects were placed under arrest without incident and transported to the respective jails.

LARCENY — 135 PL NE
Unknown suspect(s) entered victim’s unlocked vehicle and ransacked the interior, taking an iPod, coins, a Leatherman tool, prescription glasses and a flashlight.  

THEFT — NE WOOD-DUVALL RD
Victim business parked two of their General Motors company vehicles on the side of the road, where unknown suspect(s) stole both of them. One of the vehicles was a dump truck and the second vehicle had a 500-gallon fuel tank in the bed.

DRUNKENNESS — NE 175 ST
Officers responded to an intoxicated woman who was unable to stand up or talk due to her intoxicated state. Paramedics responded and a mental health, drug and alcohol contact report was completed. The woman was transported to a detox facility.

CRIMINAL WARRANT, FELONY — NE WOOD-DUVALL RD
Officers located a subject who was listed as a missing person and had an outstanding felony warrant out of the Department of Corrections for escape, no bail. The warrant was confirmed and the subject was taken into custody without incident and transported to King County Jail.

ASSAULT, FOURTH DEGREE — 170 AV NE
Officers responded to an in progress assault-domestic violence call where the man had left the scene. Officers confirmed an offense had occurred at the scene. The male suspect was contacted and later taken into custody without incident and transported to King County Jail.

CIVIL PROBLEM — NE 175 ST
Victim reported he purchased fake tickets on Craigslist. The victim stated he was in the process of setting up another meeting with the subject who sold him the bogus tickets. A neighboring police agency has agreed to assist with the future meeting.

FORGERY CHECKS — WOOD-SNOHOMISH RD NE
Victim business reported old bank checks from a closed business account had been stolen and attempts were made to cash them by a possible known suspect. The case is under investigation.

LARCENY — WOOD-REDMOND RD NE
Unknown suspect(s) broke the lock off of a trailer belonging to a contractor working on the building. Unknown loss.

DRIVING WHILE LICENSE REVOKED/SUSPENDED  — NE 175 ST / 131 AV NE
Officers arrested one subject during the week for operating a motor vehicle while their driver’s license was suspended/revoked. The subject was cited and released.

LARCENY — NE 156 ST
Unknown suspect(s) entered victim’s unlocked vehicle and rummaged through the glove box, leaving items on the seat. No loss was reported.

BURGLARY, ATTEMPT — 144 AV NE
Unknown suspect(s) attempted to use a pry tool to force open the front door of the business. Entry was not gained.

LARCENY — NE 178 PL
Loss prevention witnessed an unknown woman, approximately 30 years of age, 5’8”, 170 pounds, enter the store and place an electric toothbrush into her bag and exit the store without first paying for the merchandise. The security light was activated but the woman refused to stop for loss prevention. The woman was last seen leaving the area in a black Hyundai Sonata. Store surveillance cameras captured the incident.

LARCENY — 136 AV NE
Victim reported cash missing from his locker while he was in class.

LARCENY — NE 175 ST
Unknown suspect(s) smashed the rear window on victim’s vehicle and removed a purse and contents.

LARCENY — 164 AV NE
Victim had her purse stolen out of an unlocked vehicle by unknown suspect(s) while she was at a garage sale.

VANDALISM — NE 171 ST
Unknown suspect(s) smashed the rear passenger window on victim’s vehicle.

VANDALISM — WOOD-REDMOND RD NE
Victim reported unknown suspect(s) had damaged the gas tank cover on his parked vehicle while dining. The damage may have occurred as retaliation due to the victim’s vehicle parking location.

LARCENY — NE 171 ST
Unknown suspect(s) entered victim’s unlocked vehicle and rummaged through the glove box, taking the registration and title paperwork.

Police Beat - June 15, 2015

  • Written by City of Woodinville Police Dept.

DRIVING WHILE LICENSE REVOKED/SUSPENDED — VARIOUS LOCATIONS
Officers arrested two separate subjects during the week for operating motor vehicles with suspended/revoked driver’s licenses. Both subjects were released with citations.

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Police Beat - June 8, 2015

  • Written by City of Woodinville Police Dept.

THEFT, AUTO — NE 200 ST / 135 AV NE
Officers observed a vehicle leave the roadway and hit a curb where it continued to drive on top of the curb. Officers activated the overhead lights but the suspect vehicle continued to drive a distance before stopping. Once the suspect vehicle came to a stop the officer observed two subjects inside the vehicle open the passenger doors and flee on foot. The driver also exited the vehicle and began to flee but was apprehended after a foot chase. The investigation revealed that the vehicle was stolen and the apprehended suspect driver was placed under arrest. The two passengers remain at large.

LARCENY — NE 198 ST
Unknown suspect(s) smashed out the rear passenger driver’s side window on the victim’s vehicle and removed a purse and contents from inside.

VANDALISM — 128 CT NE
Unknown suspect(s) threw a bag of animal feces against the front door of the victim’s residence.    

PROWLER, VEHICLE — NE 171 ST
A citizen reported she witnessed two men break into a parked vehicle. The suspects were described as a white man with a heavy build, wearing a black shirt and pants, and the second suspect was a man with a black hat and black sweater. The investigation revealed that an unlocked vehicle had been entered and prowled but no loss was reported.

LARCENY 136 AV NE
Victim reported unknown suspect(s) stole his unsecured wallet and contents from the locker room while he was in class.

LARCENY — NE 149 ST
A citizen reported they witnessed an unknown bald white man in his 30s, wearing a light colored shirt and tan pants, driving a white four-door Lexus, steal a package from the victim’s front porch. It appeared that the unknown suspect had been following the delivery truck and took the package right after it was dropped off.

STOLEN LICENSE PLATES — 144 AV NE
Unknown suspect(s) stole the rear license plate off victim’s vehicle.

THEFT, AUTO — NE 183 ST
Unknown suspect(s) stole victim’s locked folding motorbike from the bicycle rack in the parking garage. Surveillance cameras are being reviewed for possible suspect information.

CRIMINAL WARRANT, MISDEMEANOR — 131 AV NE
Officers on foot patrol after midnight were checking a closed park where they located two male subjects sleeping on the benches. The men were identified and one man was found to be wanted on an outstanding theft warrant. The man was placed under arrest.

LARCENY — NE 171 ST
Unknown suspect(s) entered victim’s unlocked vehicle and removed a GPS unit.

LARCENY — NE 198 ST
Unknown suspect(s) shattered the passenger window on the victim’s vehicle and stole a pair of sunglasses from the glove box.

PROWLER, VEHICLE — NE 171 ST / 131 AV NE
Officers responded to investigate a report of a disturbance. Once they arrived they contacted the first subject and during the course of that conversation determined that a second man was also involved. The second man was unconscious in the first subject’s car and had what appeared to be a semi-automatic handgun tucked next to his leg. Ultimately it was determined that the gun turned out to be a realistic 1911 replica BB gun. Following a voluntary/consent search of the car, officers recognized what appeared to be property stolen from an earlier car prowl in the city. Both suspects were arrested for investigation of possession of stolen property.

Both suspects are male and in their early to mid-twenties. One suspect is a Woodinville resident and the other is from Redmond.

This is an on-going investigation.

Police Beat - May 25, 2015

  • Written by City of Woodinville Police Dept.

PROPERTY, FOUND — NE 198 ST / 134 AV NE
Officers recovered an abandoned black mountain bike with flat tires in the bushes just off the roadway.

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