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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.

Police Beat - June 23, 2014

  • Written by City of Woodinville Police Dept.

DUI — NE MILL PL
Officers investigated a reckless driving complaint in a parking lot where the suspect was found to be intoxicated. The suspect was arrested, processed and transported to King County jail.

LARCENY, S/L -250 — GARDEN WY NE
Loss prevention detained a suspect who had concealed a bottle of alcohol in his clothing and left the store without paying. The suspect was cited and released pending charges.

THEFT, AUTO — GARDEN WY NE
Unknown suspect(s) stole victim’s 1991 Nissan truck from the parking lot.

LARCENY, TFA +250 — WOODINVILLE-REDMOND RD NE
Unknown suspect(s) shattered the rear window of victim’s vehicle and stole a briefcase, prescription glasses and iPad from inside.

ASSAULT, FOURTH DEGREE — NE WOODINVILLE-DUVALL RD
Officers met with two subjects in reference to a road rage incident. The investigation revealed a weapon may have been presented during the altercation but due to conflicting stories nobody was arrested. There were no additional witnesses.

LARCENY, BIKE +250 — 168 AV NE
Unknown suspect(s) stole the victim’s bicycle and attempted to break into her car but set off the alarm.

BURGLARY, RES., F/E — NE 198 ST
The victim reported a delayed burglary after discovering the rear doors to his home had been pried open and numerous personal items stolen.

BURGLARY, RES., F/E — 149 PL NE
The victim reported hiring several adult males from a local home improvement business to work on his home remodeling project. The following day the victim discovered a window screen pried open and his cash stolen from inside the home.

LARCENY, P/P -250 — GARDEN WY NE
Unknown suspect(s) pick-pocketed the victim’s wallet while he was in the movie theater.

Police Beat - June 16, 2014

  • Written by City of Woodinville Police Dept.

THEFT, AUTO — 140 AV NE
Unknown suspect(s) stole the victim’s 1991 Honda Accord while it was parked in the condo parking lot.

LARCENY, TFA +250 — NE 183 ST
The victim reported the theft of two blue tote bags from his unlocked vehicle.

FIREARM, ILLEGAL DISCHARGE (RECKLESS SHOOTING) — NE 179 ST
A hysterical male called 911 to report a home invasion with shots fired at his residence. Officers arrived and were able to communicate with the caller and talk him out of the residence where he was taken into custody without incident. It was determined there were no intruders in the home but the man had fired his shotgun.

LARCENY, TFB +250 — NE 200 ST
Possible known suspect stole three computers from the business.

LARCENY, APA +250 — VARIOUS LOCATIONS
Unknown suspect(s) sawed catalytic converters off three vehicles during the week.

LARCENY, S/L -250 — GARDEN WY NE
Officers observed a suspect stealing patio furniture outside of the store and attempting to place it into his vehicle without first paying for the merchandise.

LARCENY, S/L -250 — GARDEN WY NE
A female suspect was arrested for stealing food from the deli. When confronted she presented a false receipt she had found on the food counter.

BURGLARY, COMM., ATTEMPT — NE WOODINVILLE-DUVALL RD
Employees reported an attempt was made to pry open the front door of the business. No entry was made.

DUI — NE N. WOODINVILLE WAY / 142 AV NE
Officers stopped a motorcycle for speeding and running a red light. He was found to be under the influence and cited and released. The motorcycle was impounded.

DRIVING WHILE LICENSE REVOKED/SUSPENDED — VARIOUS LOCATIONS
Throughout the weekend officers stopped two separate suspects operating motor vehicles while their operator’s license was suspended. Both suspects were placed under arrest and released with citations.

PROWLER, VEHICLE — 126 AV NE
Unknown suspect(s) entered victim’s vehicle and rifled through the interior with no loss reported.

VANDALISM — 136 AV NE
Officers took a juvenile into custody and released him to his parents after he was observed spray painting the walkway at the skate park.

Police Beat - June 9, 2014

  • Written by City of Woodinville Police Dept.

DRIVING WHILE LICENSE REVOKED/SUSPENDED — VARIOUS LOCATIONS
Officers stopped two separate subjects operating motor vehicles while their respective driver’s licenses were suspended. Both subjects were placed under arrest and released pending charges.

LARCENY, S/L -250 — GARDEN WY NE
Two separate suspects were detained by loss prevention officers for shoplifting. Both suspects were arrested and charges are pending. One of the suspects was wanted for escape from the Dept. of Corrections and was booked in to the King County Jail.

MAIL THEFT — WOOD- REDMOND RD NE
Unknown suspect(s) pried open commercial mail boxes and stole mail from inside.

LARCENY, NSC +250 — NE 175TH ST
Unknown suspect(s) stole the victim’s wallet from inside her purse while she was dining.

FORGERY — 139TH AVE NE
The victim business reported an employee had forged a work ticket for work he did not provide.

AUTO THEFT — 140TH AVE NE
The victim’s vehicle was stolen from the parking lot sometime overnight.