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Police Beat - February 6, 2017

  • Written by City of Woodinville Police Department

LARCENY, TAKEN FROM AUTO – 126TH AVE NE
The victim discovered his navigation unit had been pried out of the dashboard and stolen from his vehicle. There were no signs of forced entry to the vehicle.
 
THEFT, AUTO – NE 179TH 
The victim reported that unknown suspect(s) stole his vehicle.
 
THEFT, OTHER VEHICLE – 141ST PLACE NE
The reporting party stated that they had recovered a trailer that had been stolen from their property. When they recovered the trailer they said that approximately three quarters of the contents of the trailer were missing.
 
FRAUD – NE 147TH PLACE
The victim states that she placed a piece of furniture for sale for $500.00 on the site OFFER UP. The same day the victim received an email from someone who wanted to purchase the property. The victim received a check made out to her for $2,480.00. The victim contacted the suspect(s) via email to ask why they had overpaid. She was told it was for “shipping.” Needless to say the victim became suspicious and did not ship the furniture and placed a hold on the check. Ultimately, it was determined that unknown suspect(s) were attempting to defraud her of her property.
 
THEFT, AUTO – NE 180TH PLACE
The victim states that his vehicle was stolen by unknown suspect(s).
 
LARCENY, TAKEN FROM AUTO – 144TH AVE NE
Unknown suspect(s) broke out the window to gain entry to the van and stole hand tools.
 
MAIL THEFT – NE 202 PL
Anacortes PD contacted a male and female, passed out in a car surround by drug paraphernalia. Stolen mail was located in their possession from a victim in Woodinville. Anacortes PD is conducting the investigation.

LARCENY, TAKEN FROM AUTO – 142ND AVE NE
Unknown suspect(s) entered the victim’s vehicle, while parked in a secured parking lot, and stole several items. The car may have been left unlocked.
 
THEFT, AUTO – 19300 44TH AVE NE
The victim’s vehicle was stolen from the side of the road.
 
DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED – WOODINVILLE SNOHOMISH ROAD
The driver was cited for driving with a suspended license.
 
LARCENY, SHOP LIFT – GARDEN WAY NE
Two males and a female entered the store and stole numerous items. According to the reporting party this is the second time this group has done this.
 
CRIMINAL WARRANT, MISDEMEANOR
Deputies responded to a 911 call to check the welfare of a woman panhandling. The caller stated that the woman had a stroller and they were concerned for the child. The deputy contacted the woman who told him that she was from Everett and had driven her van from Everett to panhandle. She went on to tell the deputy that she did not have a child in the stroller but uses it to hold her belongings and any money she makes. The woman provided a first name but refused to tell the deputy her last name. The deputy left and ran the license plate of a nearby van. There was a warrant associated with the van. Ultimately, the deputy determined the woman described above had an outstanding warrant for her arrest. She was taken into custody and booked into jail without incident.
 

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Police Beat - January 30, 2017

  • Written by City of Woodinville Police Department

VEHICLE LICENSE VIOLATION – WOODINVILLE-SNOHOMISH RD-
A deputy was checking for suspicious activity in the parking lot of a local gym, due to numerous car prowls, etc. … when he saw a car driving with an expired license plate. The deputy stopped the car for the violation and during the contact discovered that the trip permit on the car had clearly been altered. The female driver had a suspended license and no identification. There were two other occupants in the car; the female driver said she only knew the first name of the passenger and didn’t know the female in the back seat. The driver was arrested and booked into the King County Jail. The car was impounded. The passengers were identified and released. All three subjects have criminal priors to include residential burglary and car prowls. They are from the Renton area.
 
CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE FOR DISPOSAL – BLK 180TH PLACE NE
Woodinville Public Works were cleaning the roadside area when then found a sunglasses container. Inside was a glass pipe commonly used to smoke narcotics. Also inside the container were three small plastic bags holding a white powder substance. The powder tested positive for methamphetamine.
 
DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED – NE 173RD PLACE
Subject was cited for driving with a suspended license.
 
TRESPASS – 14100 NE WOODINVILLE-DUVALL ROAD
Deputies were dispatched to a report of a theft in progress. Ultimately, at the manager’s request three subjects were trespassed from the store.
 
VEHICLE RECOVERY, OUTSIDE STOLEN – NE 195TH ST
A deputy recovered a car stolen from Tacoma, abandoned on the shoulder of the road.
 
TRESPASS –  130th AVE NE
The manager stated that a male stole items from the store and requested he be trespassed.
 
MENTAL HEALTH COMPLAINT – NE 131 AVE NE
The reporting party called 911 to report there was a male “acting high” on the playfield and was concerned because there were kids in the area. Deputies found the male who was drooling uncontrollably on himself. He did not have any shoes on and only one sock. It appeared that the subject was under the influence of narcotics. After additional investigation deputies determined that the male did not appear to be able to care for himself and was transported to the hospital for treatment.
 
BURGLARY, COMM., F/E – WOODINVILLE-REDMOND ROAD
Deputies arrived to investigate a report of a commercial alarm. When they arrived they found the front of the business smashed in. It would appear that a vehicle drove into the front of the unoccupied business. Aside from the damage nothing appears to have taken.

Police Beat - January 23, 2017

  • Written by City of Woodinville Police Department

DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENED – NE 171ST ST
The driver was cited for driving with a suspended license and no insurance.
 
WARRANT ARREST, FELONY – 17300 131ST AVE NE
Deputies contacted this subject sleeping underneath the NE 175th St. Bridge. Initially, the subject provided a false name but ultimately his true name was provided and multiple warrants. The subject was ultimately arrested and booked into the King County Jail on an Escape from Community Custody Warrant.
 
THEFT, AUTO – NE 181ST PLACE
According to the victim he parked and locked his vehicle in his assigned space. When he returned the following day his vehicle was gone.
 
LARCENY, TAKEN FROM AUTO – NE 145TH ST
Sometime overnight unknown suspect(s) broke out the windows to two separate vehicles and stole a jacket from one and a laptop and bag from the other.
 
BURGLARY, COMMERCIAL, FORCED ENTRY – 130TH AVE NE 
An unknown suspect gained access to the property by cutting a hole in the chain link fence. The suspect then stole a pressure washer.

CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE VIOLATION – NE 178TH PLACE
Deputies responded to investigate a report of a possible car prowler. Store security called 911 to report that a subject was sitting in the bushes on the side of the building. The male was wearing a ski mask and dark clothing. The subject had been seen looking into cars with a flashlight. When the deputy arrived he told the male why he was contacting him and the male denied looking into any cars. At this point, the deputy asked the male if he had any weapons. The male immediately started grabbing at his clothing and said that he had a knife around his neck. The deputy recognized the male’s name from a prior contact and remembered that at that time the male had been carrying a stun gun and knives. The subject also has prior convictions for Theft of a Firearm and Possession of a Firearm. Ultimately, the subject was arrested for possession of suspected narcotics. He was also in possession of 5 debit/credit cards that did not belong to him. He was booked into the King County Jail without incident.
 
TRESPASS – NE 178TH PLACE
A woman was contacted and admitted to filling up a cart with merchandise. Her intent was to steal the contents of the cart but she was contacted prior to committing the theft. She was trespassed from the business.
 
TRESPASS – 17600 GARDEN WAY NE
A female entered the store and began to walk around. After loitering for some time the female was asked to leave and she refused. When the deputy arrived he asked the female to leave on behalf of the business, the female refused to provide her identification and then resorted to vulgar language and name calling. The deputy convinced the woman it would be in her best interest to provide her name. The deputy filled out a Criminal Trespass form which the woman refused to sign. Ultimately, the woman left the store but not before directing additional profanity towards the deputy.
 
THEFT, AUTO – WOODINVILLE-SNOHOMISH ROAD
The victim was working out and returned to his locker. He found that unknown suspect(s) had gained access to his locker and removed his wallet and car keys. He subsequently discovered that the suspect(s) had stolen his car. The victim was in the process of cancelling his credit cards, when he noticed that a $900.00 laptop had been purchased at Best Buy.
 

Police Beat - January 16, 2017

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

TRESPASS – NE WOODINVILLE DR
The manager called and said that two males were in the parking lot and did not have a reason to be there. A deputy was dispatched and identified the subjects; neither could provide a reason for hanging out in the parking lot. They were trespassed off the property at the request of the property manager.
 
ARREST, MISDEMEANOR – NE WOODINVILLE-DUVALL ROAD
A deputy contacted a male crouched down behind the retaining wall of a business. The male said he planned on spending the night there until he could take a bus to his job the following day. The male was arrested on an outstanding warrant and booked into jail.
 
LARCENY, SHOP LIFT - NE 178TH PLACE
A female was observed by store security hiding items in a bag. The female left the store failing to pay for $104.00 worth of concealed items.

WARRANT, FELONY –  NE 175TH ST
A call was made to 911 reporting a female sitting outside of a business, and she appeared “high.” The female seemed to have a hard time staying awake and kept falling over. A deputy arrived and contacted the female. Initially, she appeared to be passed out but did wake up. She provided a false name in the beginning but then gave her true information. The female had a misdemeanor warrant for theft out of Bellevue. The female said that her boyfriend was across the street at a nearby restaurant and asked that the officer give him her bag of personal belongings for safe keeping. A deputy contacted her boyfriend, but discovered that he had a felony warrant out of Bellevue. Both the male and female were arrested without incident and booked into jail.
 
VIOLATION OF THE UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT – NE 178TH PLACE
Deputies were in the parking lot of a business in which illegal activity has been occurring. Deputies watched a vehicle pull into the parking lot and continued to watch as what they knew in their experience to be drug trafficking began to occur. Ultimately, one suspect was arrested for possession of suspected methamphetamine and booked into the King County Jail.

Police Beat - January 9, 2017

  • Written by City of Woodinville Police Dept.

DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED - NE 175TH ST
Driver was arrested for driving with a suspended license in the 2nd degree and providing false information.
 
ASSAULT, SIMPLE – 126TH PL NE
Altercation at a group home between a resident and caregiver. The resident changed his story a number of times when relaying what happened to the deputy.
 
TRESPASS – NE WOODINVILLE-DUVALL ROAD
Three subjects were given trespass warnings from the business. The business suspected one of the subjects of shoplifting.
 
FRAUD – NE 181ST PLACE
According to the victim she met the suspect in a parking lot to sell him a mirror using a mobile application called “letgo.” The victim later discovered that the $100.00 she was paid with was counterfeit.
 
LARCENY, SHOPLIFT – NE 178TH PLACE
Three females attempted to shoplift alcohol. When they were confronted by loss prevention they fled on foot and then in a car. All the females appeared to be 17-18 years old.
 
LARCENY, TAKEN FROM BUSINESS – NE WOODINVILLE DUVALL ROAD
According to the victim he was working when a male came into the business and asked if he could sit and wait for his friends. The victim told him he could and at one point he watched the male go into the small business office, the male said to the victim, “I’m going to take your phone, sorry bud” or words to that effect and then left the store with the victim’s phone.