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Police Beat - April 17, 2017

  • Written by City of Woodinville Police Department

BURGLARY, RESIDENTIAL – NE 171ST
Unknown suspect(s) entered the apartment, it appears, by possibly using a pry tool to gain access to the front door. The unknown suspect(s) searched through the bedroom although at this time it does not appear anything was taken.
 
DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED
Two drivers were cited for driving with suspended licenses.
 
LARCENY, TAKEN FROM AUTO – NE 173RD
The victim parked her car and forgot to lock it. When the victim returned the following morning unknown suspect(s) had taken numerous items from the car.
 
HIT AND RUN, OCCUPIED, NON-INJURY – WOODINVILLE SNOHOMISH ROAD NE
According to the victim, he was driving north on the Woodinville-Snohomish Road near the 20300 block when he say a SUV type vehicle enter his lane of travel. The victim swerved in an attempt to avoid a collision but the SUV struck his car, failed to stop and continued driving south on the Woodinville-Snohomish Road. The victim’s vehicle sustained major damage.
The suspect vehicle is described as possibly gray with a luggage rack on top.

Police Beat - April 10, 2017

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BURGLARY, COMMERCIAL, FORCED ENTRY – 139TH AVE NE
According to the victim unknown suspect(s) forced entry through the front door using a hard object to break the glass and gain access to the business.
 
ASSIST OTHER AGENCY – 142 AVE NE
Deputies responded to assist CPS. The reporting party said that she “could no longer handle having her 3-year-old son and 6-month old daughter” and asked that CPS take the children. The children appeared to be well cared for. After interviewing the parent, CPS left stating that they were unable to take any action. The deputies spoke with the reporting party and were concerned when the mother, who showed little to no emotion, continued to ask that someone take the children. Deputies contacted the children’s grandparents, and ultimately transported the children with the mother’s permission, to the grandparents’ residence until something else could be worked out.
 
THEFT, AUTO – NE 181ST PL
The Monroe police Department asked that Woodinville police check with the registered owner of a vehicle and ask him if he knew where his vehicle was. The car had been involved in an accident in Monroe on the day prior. The victim stated that his car should be parked in front of his apartment complex. According to the victim the car was locked and he was in possession of the key. Deputies checked and the car was in fact missing. The Monroe Police Department said that the vehicle took off after the accident. The victim has now filed a stolen vehicle report.
 
CIVIL PROBLEM – NE 180TH PL
Deputies responded to a civil problem between two neighbors concerning their property line.
 
DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED – 140TH AVE NE
The driver was stopped and cited for driving with a suspended license due to unpaid tickets.
 
TRESPASS – GARDEN WAY NE
The reporting party called 911 to report that he found a male sleeping in the business when he opened in the morning. The male refused to leave and 911 was called. When the deputies arrived the male told them that he was transient and had been “kicked off the bus” the day before. The male was trespassed from the business.
 
FRAUD, ALL OTHER – 138TH WAY NE
The victim states that he was selling furniture on-line and was contacted by a male who wanted to buy the furniture. The male told the victim he was going to send him a check in an amount higher than requested to cover movers, to deposit the check and then send him the remaining money. This is a very prolific scam.
 
LARCENY, TFA – GARDEN WAY
The victim states that he walked away from his vehicle for a brief time and during that time unknown person(s) got into his car and stole his wallet and cell phone. He thinks he locked the car but was unsure.
 
DRUNKENNESS – 140TH AVE NE
Deputies responded to the Park and Ride to assist Metro with an intoxicated female refusing to get off the bus. When the deputy arrived he contacted a female who was hunched over in a seat crying. She smelled strongly of intoxicants and would not answer the deputies’ questions. The woman could not stand on her own and had to be helped off the bus by the deputy. The woman finally told the deputy that she had been released earlier in the day from a hospital detox facility and then immediately began drinking. The woman was unable to care for herself due to her level of intoxication. She was transported to the hospital for treatment.
 
CRIMINAL WARRANT ARREST, MISDEMEANOR – 124TH AVE NE
Deputies from Kirkland arrested a male on an outstanding warrant from Woodinville. A Woodinville deputy took custody of the male from Kirkland PD and transported and booked him into the King County Jail.

Police Beat - April 3, 2017

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BURGLARY, COMMERCIAL NON-FORCED – NE 186TH ST
Unknown suspect(s) gained entrance to the business via an unlocked door and stole miscellaneous tools.
 
LARCENY – 140TH AVE NE
According to the victim, he parked his wheelchair just inside the entrance to the church. Following the church service, he discovered that unknown person(s) had stolen his wheelchair.
 
DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED – NE 190TH ST
The driver was cited for driving with a suspended license.
 
VEHICLE RECOVERY, OUTSIDE STOLEN – 134TH AVE NE
Deputies were called to the tow yard to recover a stolen car out of Lynnwood.
 
LARCENY. SHOPLIFT – GARDEN WAY NE
Deputies responded to a report of a shoplifter who had left the store with a cart full of suspected stolen items. The female suspect was confronted outside the store but stated that she had paid for the items although she was unable to provide a receipt. The suspect walked away leaving the cart behind. The suspect was also seen dumping additional stolen items from her purse before walking away. The suspect was identified by Woodinville PD via surveillance photos and cited for the theft.
 
MENTAL COMPLAINTS – NE 175TH
A deputy responded to a citizen complaint regarding a male “flailing his arms around and talking to himself by the roadway.” When the deputy arrived in the area he found the male hiding behind a nearby business and recognized him from a trespass call the previous day. The male started to walk away when he saw the patrol car, almost falling multiple times and kept yelling that he was fine. At one point, the male drifted into an oncoming lane of traffic. The deputy continued to attempt to engage the subject in conversation and was ultimately successful. During the course of their conversation the male had a difficult time staying on topic and was foaming at the mouth. The male admitted to using methamphetamine. The male was transported to the hospital for treatment.
 
ASSAULT, AGGRAVATED – WOODINVILLE-REDMOND ROAD
Deputies responded to a report of two employees involved in a physical fight. Appears that the subjects involved have had ongoing issues. Initial investigation points to mutual combat between the two subjects with one receiving a broken tooth. This case will be reviewed for possible charges.
 
THEFT, AUTO – WOODINVILLE SNOHOMISH ROAD
According to a witness he rented a truck, returned it and parked it in a preapproved space. Unknown suspect(s) then stole the truck.

Police Beat - March 27, 2017

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LARCENY, S/L – NE 178TH PLACE
Suspect removed the safety feature from a prepaid cell phone then concealed the phone in his jacket. The suspect left the store making no attempt to pay for the concealed item. The suspect was detained by store security and the police were called. The suspect also had an outstanding theft warrant out of Marysville. He was booked into the King County Jail.
 
LARCENY, S/L – NE 178TH PLACE
Store security watched as the suspect concealed numerous electronic items into a plastic bag. The suspect attempted to leave the store without paying for the items and was detained by store security. The suspect stated that she took the items to sell to support her heroin addiction.
 
 TRESPASS- GARDEN WAY
Store staff reported that a customer was being verbally aggressive with staff and may have shoplifted. They asked that the customer be trespassed from the property.
 
VANDALISM – GARDEN WAY
The victim called 911 to report that someone had keyed his car door. In addition to keying the victim’s car the suspect left a note stating something to the effect that the victim had parked in a handicap space without proper authorization. However, the victim is indeed handicapped and had a placard in plain view.
 
DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED – NE 175TH AND 140TH AVE NE
Woodinville police stopped the vehicle and cited the driver for driving with a revoked license due to unpaid tickets.
 
 LARCENY – 140TH AVE NE
At some point the victim dropped his wallet in Woodinville. Within an hour or so of the loss the victim’s credit card was used at the Home Depot in Bothell.
 
DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED – 131ST AVE NE
Woodinville police arrested and booked a chronic offender for driving with a suspended license.
 
DISTURBANCE – GARDEN WAY NE
Reporting party called 911 and stated that a male was using vulgar language towards her and threw a cigarette into her car. According to the RP she stopped at the stop sign in the parking lot and was moving forward when a male “suddenly walked in front of her.” The RP had to hit her brakes to avoid hitting the male. The male turned and began yelling and cussing at her and used a racial slur.  The RP states that she tried to apologize but the male continued to yell at her. The male then flicked his cigarette into her car. The RP states that the male was intoxicated. When deputies arrived they contacted both parties who both told basically the same story. No one was injured and there was no damage to the RP’s vehicle. Initially, the male told deputies that he walked to the store. The deputies doubted this based upon a number of statements that the subject made that didn’t add up. The deputies ran the license plate of a car that the subject had been standing next to and it came back registered to the male. The deputies advised the male that if he attempted to leave in the car that he would be stopped and investigated for DUI. At that point, a friend of the male arrived to drive him home.
 
DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED – 19500 BLK 130TH AVE NE
The vehicle was stopped for driving with inoperable brake lights. The driver was cited and booked into the King County Jail for driving with a suspended license in the first degree.

Police Beat - March 20, 2017

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 SUSPICIOUS PERSON – NE 175TH ST
Deputy contacted a male and female living in a motor home parked on city of Woodinville property. Both have extensive criminal histories. The motorhome was tagged with a 24 hour tag.
 
BURGLARY, RES. NON-FORCED – 177TH DR. NE
The victim reports that misc. tools were taken from the garage.
 
VANDALISM – 131ST AVE NE
A deputy was on foot in the park when he discovered that a padlock had been broken off a gate.
 
TRESPASS – 17800 BLK GARDEN WAY NE
A business employee found a transient male sleeping in the stock room and called 911 to report. The male admitted he spent the night in the business. He was formally trespassed.
 
LARCENY, SHOPLIFT – NE 178TH PL
Loss prevention officer called 911 to report that he had watched a female leave the store with numerous items concealed in her purse. She re-entered the store and filled her purse a second time. She was detained by the loss prevention officer after she passed all points of payment and made no attempt to pay for the items concealed in her purse. The suspect was cited for the theft and given a trespass warning.
 
LARCENY, SHOPLIFT – NE 175TH ST
Loss prevention reported that they observed an adult female cut off anti-theft devices from merchandise and then conceal the items on her person. She was stopped when she attempted to leave the store making no attempt to pay for the concealed items. The suspect has an extensive criminal history and was arrested for an outstanding $5,000 theft warrant out of Kirkland. The suspect will also be charged with the Woodinville theft.
 
IDENTITY THEFT – 185TH ST.
The victim states that she received a Change of Address notice from the USPS Security Division. The victim contacted the post office and advised that she did not submit the change of address. The post office advised her to contact the Credit Bureaus. The victim found that unknown person(s) had opened two new credit card accounts in her name. The United States Postal Inspectors have already opened a case regarding these circumstances.

CRIMINAL WARRANT, MISDEMEANOR – NE 175TH ST.
The suspect was arrested by a deputy for an outstanding theft warrant out of Bellevue. The suspect was arrested and booked without incident.
 
LARCENY, TAKEN FROM AUTO – 144TH AVE NE
According to the reporting party unknown suspect(s) broke into the locked canopy of a pickup truck and stole tools.