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Police Beat - April 3, 2017

  • Written by City of Woodinville Police Department

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

  • Written by City of Woodinville Police Department

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

  • Written by City of Woodinville Police Department

 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.
 

Police Beat - March 13, 2017

  • Written by City of Woodinville Police Department

BURGLARY, COMM. FORCED ENTRY – 135TH AVE NE
Unknown suspect(s) used bolt cutters to cut the chains on two exterior storage closets. The suspect(s) then stole misc. tools from one of the closets.
 
LARCENY, TAKEN FROM BUSINESS – 139TH AVE NE
Victim hung her purse on a rack near the front door. A male entered the business and inquired about gift cards following which he suddenly turned, grabbed the victim’s purse and fled. The suspect was last seen leaving the area in a white Honda Accord.
 
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE – NE 205TH ST.
A deputy saw a suspicious car backed into a driveway of a foreclosed residence. This location has a significant narcotics history. The engine of the car was running but the deputy did not see anyone in the car. As the deputy walked up to the car he saw someone climb from the back seat to the driver’s seat. The female said she pulled over to go to the bathroom in a cup she had in the car and also said that she was in Woodinville visiting a friend. The woman did not have a valid driver’s license and the friend she said she was visiting has an extensive narcotics background.
 
FRAUD – NE 194TH ST
According to the victim on two occasions unknown suspect(s) have attempted to open credit card accounts in his name. One of the accounts that was attempted to be opened is in Oklahoma. The victim has never lived in that state.
 
LARCENY, SHOPLIFT – NE 178TH PL
Deputies responded to call of a loss prevention officer involved in a physical altercation with a suspected shoplifter. When the first deputy arrived he was immediately flagged down by an employee who pointed out their loss prevention officer struggling with a female suspect. The deputy gained control of the suspect but she kept crying, “My baby! My baby!” After considerable searching the deputies were unable to locate a child and concluded that the suspect was attempting to divert the deputy’s attention so she would not get booked into jail. When this ruse failed, the suspect began to yell and cry and began to resist the deputies’ attempt to get her into the patrol car. When that didn’t work she went totally limp and fell to the ground. The suspect had attempted to steal approximately $1,400 worth of alcohol. The suspect was booked into the King County Jail.
 
CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE VIOLATION – NE 178TH PLACE
A deputy recognized the driver of a car and knew him to have a suspended license. The driver was arrested and in a search of his person following his arrest the deputy recovered suspected black tar heroin. The driver was booked without incident into the King County Jail.
 
CRIMINAL WARRANT/FELONY – 133RD AVE NE
An individual surrendered his firearm as per a court order. It was discovered during this process that he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest.
 
LARCENY, SHOPLIFT – NE 178TH PL
Deputies were dispatched to a theft in progress. They were advised that a male suspect was inside the store, he appeared to be under the influence of drugs/alcohol, was concealing items and kept falling down. The male was located outside the store, he was obviously intoxicated and had stolen property on his person. He was cited for the theft and transported to the hospital for treatment.

Police Beat - March 6, 2017

  • Written by City of Woodinville Police Department

VEHICLE RECOVERY – NE 171ST ST
Vehicle recovered from parking lot
 
FORGERY – NE WOODINVILLE DUVALL RD
Unknown suspect faxed forged prescription into business
 
CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE VIOLATION – SAMMAMISH RIVER TRAIL
Two male juveniles found with large amounts of cough syrup, smoking marijuana on the train tracks
 
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES NE 175TH ST
Rear window shattered in commercial parking lot overnight
 
TRESPASS – NE WOODINVILLE – DUVALL RD
A male and a female issued trespass warnings after suspected shoplift, a third person was arrested on a Redmond warrant
 
IDENITY THEFT – 143RD PL NE
Unknown suspect opened credit card with victim’s identity and uses card to charge over $800
 
MAIL THEFT – NE 201ST ST
During the night, victim’s mailbox was pried. Several pieces of mail found on the street from several boxes
 
COMMERCIAL BURGLARY - NE 198TH ST
Unknown suspect(s) took property from open garage during the night
 
CAR PROWL – NE 198TH ST
Unknown suspect(s) broke into vehicle parked in driveway during the night
 
FOUND PROPERTY – NE WOODINVILLE DUVALL RD
Two handguns left in donation box overnight