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Police Beat - July 28, 2014

  • Written by City of Woodinville Police Dept.

FORGERY — GARDEN WY NE
Officers confiscated a counterfeit $5 bill that had been used for payment by an unknown suspect.

LARCENY — GARDEN WY NE
Officers responded to an assault between two employees on a job site. One employee was arrested and released pending misdemeanor assault charges.

BURGLARY, RES., F/E — 129 AV NE
Unknown suspect(s) forced open the rear door of the residence, ransacked the bedroom and stole jewelry and electronics.

FRAUD, ALL OTHER — 142 AV NE
The victim responded to a craigslist ad for concert tickets and sent a money order via Western Union to the seller; however, she never received the tickets.

BURGLARY, COMM., F/E — 148 AV NE
Unknown suspect(s) broke into the victim’s deck storage area and stole a weed-eater.

LARCENY, TFA +250 — 140 LN NE
Unknown suspect(s) stole a blower, hedge-trimmer, and a weed-eater from the unsecured bed of the victim’s truck as it was parked in his apartment parking lot.

LARCENY, TFA +250 — 126 AV NE
Several pair of sunglasses were stolen from the victim’s unlocked vehicle.

BURGLARY, RES., N/F — NE 166 ST
Two skateboards were stolen from the victim’s open garage.

LARCENY — SR 202
Unknown suspect(s) smashed the windows on two separate vehicles and stole a camera from the center console from one vehicle.

PROWLER, VEHICLE — NE 145 ST
The victim reported damage to the passenger side window on her vehicle while she attended a concert. Entry was not made into the vehicle.

CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE VIOLATION — 140 AV NE
Officers investigated a suspect sleeping on a metro bus and found him to be disoriented. The suspect was found to have narcotics in his possession as well as an outstanding warrant. He was booked into jail with pending drug charges.

Police Beat - July 21, 2014

  • Written by City of Woodinville Police Dept.

LARCENY, BIKE +250 — NE 171 ST
Unknown suspect(s) stole victim’s pink and white Giordano Libero bicycle after cutting the chain that secured it to the carport post.

LARCENY, S/L -250 — GARDEN WY NE
Loss prevention detained a suspect for concealing a Ben and Jerry’s ice cream container down the front of his pants and leaving the store without paying. The suspect was cited and released pending theft charges.

CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE VIOLATION — 136 AV NE
Officers responded to a suspicious occupied car and found four subjects sleeping inside. All four people were detained. Officers were given consent to search the vehicle and found a black tar substance, drug paraphernalia, a dangerous weapon, and possibly stolen clothing. The case is pending further investigation.

PEDESTRIAN/BICYCLE VIOLATION — NE 175 ST / 131 AV NE
Officers issued a citation to a male subject for intentionally blocking traffic as he walked into the lanes of traffic while panhandling.

DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED — WOODINVILLE-DUVALL RD
Officers arrested a male suspect for driving while his driver’s license was suspended/revoked. The suspect was also charged with possession of brass knuckles and was booked into King County Jail.

LARCENY, TFB +250 — 140 AV NE
Unknown suspect(s) cut the trailer lock plate and chain holding the ramp/stairs to the goodwill trailer and stole items from inside.

Police Beat - July 14, 2014

  • Written by City of Woodinville Police Dept.

LARCENY, BIKE +250 — NE 183 PL
The victim reported the theft of his bicycle from his locked bike rack on his car and later found the stolen bike listed for sale on Craigslist. The victim, along with the Everett Police Department, met the seller who had the stolen bicycle in his possession. The victim recovered his bicycle and the seller was arrested.

VANDALISM — NE 202 ST
Unknown suspect(s) stole the keys that had been left in the ignition of the victim’s vehicle and cut the gas line, siphoning all of the gas out of the tank.

BURGLARY, COMM., F/E — NE WOODINVILLE DR
Unknown suspect(s) entered the victim business through an open window and stole candy, food, bracelets, change and financial records.

LARCENY, TFA -250 — NE 195 ST / 136 AV NE
The victim reported his car window shattered and a bag stolen from inside.

LARCENY, S/L -250 — GARDEN WY NE
The victim business reported a male suspect stealing headphones by concealing them in his backpack. Video surveillance is being reviewed.

LARCENY, TFA +250 — WOODINVILLE-REDMOND RD NE
Unknown suspect(s) broke windows on three work trucks in the business parking lot, stealing a company gas credit card and registration from one vehicle. Video surveillance is being reviewed for possible suspect information.

BURGLARY, COMM., F/E — 144 AVE NE
Unknown suspect(s) cut a hole in the chain link fence of the secure parking lot where they stole heavy duty extension cables but left two sets of cables behind.

LARCENY, TFA +250 — NE 178 ST
The victim reported his car window shattered and his backpack and wallet stolen from inside. Unauthorized charges were later made on the victim’s stolen credit card.

LARCENY, S/L +250 — NE 178 PL
Loss prevention employees witnessed a male suspect put merchandise into a shopping cart and leave the store without paying. Once outside, the suspect attempted to flee but was caught by loss prevention and held until police arrived. The suspect was booked into jail on an outstanding warrant with theft charges pending. Video surveillance captured the theft.

PROWLER, VEHICLE — NE 178 ST
Unknown suspect(s) smashed out the driver side window on the victim’s vehicle and ransacked the interior with no loss reported.

DUI — 144 AVE NE
Officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic infraction and found the driver to be under the influence. He was processed for DUI and booked into the King County Jail.

VANDALISM — 159 AV NE
The victim reported damage to the windshield of his vehicle.

ASSAULT, FOURTH DEGREE — NE 205 ST
Officers responded to a fight between two males. One male sustained injuries to his leg during the altercation. No charges are pending at this time.

Police Beat - July 7, 2014

  • Written by City of Woodinville Police Dept.

FRAUD — VARIOUS
1. An unknown suspect called the victim and said he worked for the IRS and that she owed back taxes. He then threatened legal action or arrest if she didn’t pay. The suspect told her the only payment option was to purchase Green Dot MoneyPaks or a Green Dot Cash Reload card and give him the numbers. The victim complied and later confirmed that she had been a victim of a scam.

2. The victim reported unauthorized charges on his credit card even though the card was still in his possession.

BURGLARY, COMM., N/F — WOOD.-DUVALL RD
Unknown suspect(s) pried open the back door of the business, cut the black drop safe from the floor and stole it.

VANDALISM — WOOD.-REDMOND RD NE
The victim reported her “for sale” sign stolen from the front of her residence.

BURGLARY, COMM., F/E — 127 PL NE
Unknown suspect(s) broke the rear window of the business, setting off the audible alarm. Once inside, the suspect(s) ransacked the office and stole loose change.

THREATS — NE 175 ST
A known suspect made death threats against his two victims if they testified against him in an upcoming trial. The suspect was located and booked into jail.

BURGLARY, RESIDENTIAL, N/F — NE 149 PL
Unknown suspect(s) entered victim’s residence through an unlocked window and stole jewelry and electronics.

BURGLARY, RES., N/F — NE 149 ST
After hearing of her neighbor’s burglary the victim reported cash and jewelry were stolen from her home while she was away for an extended time.

LARCENY — VARIOUS
1. The victim reported her credit cards were stolen from inside her purse while she was dining in a restaurant. The cards were used at several locations in the area.

2. Unknown suspect(s) entered victim’s unlocked vehicle and stole paperwork from inside.

3. The victim reported the cross bars from his vehicle roof rack were stolen.

ROBBERY, CHAIN STORE — NE WOOD.-DUVALL RD
Two male suspects attempted to steal liquor from the victim business but when confronted, one suspect pushed the clerk in an attempt to escape. The employee obtained a photo of the license plate of the fleeing suspect vehicle and officers were able to arrest the suspects at their residence. During the arrest, narcotics were found and both suspects were booked into the King County Jail for investigation of robbery and drugs.

Police Beat - June 30, 2014

  • Written by City of Woodinville Police Dept.

BURGLARY, RES., F/E — 135 AV NE
Unknown suspect(s) forced entry into the victim’s unoccupied residence and stole antique glassware, military medals and tools.

VANDALISM — 136 AV NE
A juvenile male was seen by a witness spray painting the park sidewalk. He was contacted by police with possible vandalism charges pending.

IDENTITY THEFT — 144 AVE NE
Unknown suspect(s) used the victim’s name and personal information without knowledge or consent to file a case with the unemployment security department.

FRAUD, ALL OTHER — NE 175 ST
A suspect claiming to be with PSE called the victim and threatened her business utilities would be shut off if she didn’t immediately pay him. The suspect gave instructions to get a MoneyPak pay card from a local Rite Aid and return a call with the account numbers. The victim followed the suspects instructions and later confirmed with PSE it was a fraud.

LARCENY, APA +250 — NE 175 ST
Unknown suspect(s) cut the catalytic convertors off two separate vehicles in the lot.

PHONE CALLS, INDECENT OR NUISANCE (NOT THREATS) — NE 171 ST
Unknowns suspect(s) sent disturbing and threatening text messages to victim’s cell phone. The victim was advised to call her phone company to block the number.

ACCIDENT, INJURY — NE 145 ST
Officers responded to an accident in which a bicyclist struck a pedestrian. Paramedics responded and transported the pedestrian to a local hospital for evaluation.

LARCENY, TFB +250 — GARDEN WY NE
Store security advised they witnessed a male in his 30-40s with a shaved head enter the store and fill a large bag with items and exit the store without first paying for the merchandise. Once outside the male handed the stolen merchandise to a female on the back of a running motorcycle then jumped onto the motorcycle and sped away. Surveillance cameras captured the incident.

DUI — NE 171 ST / 133 AV NE
Officers stopped a motorist for a traffic violation and found him to be under the influence. He was processed for DUI and later booked into jail.

LARCENY, TFA +250 — 168 AV NE
Unknown suspect(s) stole victim’s echo backpack leaf blower from the bed of his truck.

LARCENY, NSC +250 — NE 203 ST
Surveillance video captured the theft of pallets from behind the victim business by two white males driving a white box truck.

LARCENY, S/L +250 — GARDEN WY NE
Officers responded to a theft in progress where they found that a male and female were working together in an attempt to steal a cart full of baby formula. Both suspects were apprehended and the stolen items were recovered. Citations were issued to the suspects for the theft and they were each transported to different county jails on unrelated outstanding warrants.