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Police Beat - 11/06/17

  • Written by City of Woodinville Police Department

LARCENY, SHOPLIFT – NE 175TH ST
Deputies were dispatched to investigate a trespass call. When they arrived, they contacted a woman who was ultimately arrested for an outstanding warrant. Deputies also recovered stolen property from a nearby store, an ORCA card belonging to someone else, and suspected narcotics. The woman was booked into jail without incident.
 
FRAUD – NE 166TH CT
The victim was contacted by a male on her cellphone. The male stated that he was an “officer with USCIS Immigrations.” He went on to tell the victim that she had not paid her immigration fee for her green card and owed $4,000.00 The male instructed her to go to the store and purchase $4,000.00 in iTunes gift cards. The victim then read all the gift card numbers over the phone to the male. When the victim arrived home, she received a second phone call, this time from a female. The woman told the victim that she needed to pay the same amount for her husband. The victim went to the bank and withdrew an additional $4,000.00. At this point, the victim realized she was being scammed and called iTunes. Unfortunately, since she had already given the numbers of the gift cards to the suspect the funds had been spent.
 
TRESPASS – NE WOODINVILLE-DUVALL ROAD
Employees asked that a chronic shoplifted be trespassed from the store.
 
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE – NE WOODINVILLE-DUVALL RD
The reporting party called to report that a male was outside the business acting suspiciously and yelling for no apparent reason. Deputies arrived at which point the male began to quickly walk away. The male had uncontrollable hand and arm movements and appeared to be under the influence of some type of narcotic. At one point, the male appeared to fall asleep while standing up. The male said he was currently “couch surfing” and staying with a friend in Woodinville.
 
BURGLARY, COMMERCIAL, FORCED ENTRY – 139TH AVE NE
Unknown suspect(s) forced open the front door of the business and ransacked drawers. At this point, it does not appear anything was taken.
 
LARCENY, NSC – NE 181ST PL
Theft of bicycle from back patio.

Police Beat - 10/30/17

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BURGLARY, COMMERCIAL FORCED ENTRY - NE 190TH ST
Unknown suspect(s) forced entry from exterior fenced area into gated area and vandalized a utility trailer.
 
LARCENY, SHOPLIFT – NE 175TH ST
The female suspect grabbed five North Face jackets and ran from the store without paying. The female quickly got into a waiting car and fled the area.
 
DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE – NE 175TH ST
A male driver was stopped by a deputy doing traffic control for road construction. Ultimately, the male was arrested for DUI, driving with a suspended license, operating a vehicle without an interlock and misdemeanor warrants.
 
TRESPASS – NE 175TH ST
Employees called to report a possible car prowl in progress. When the deputies arrived, they found a woman had been sleeping inside an unlocked car that did not belong to her. The woman said she got into the vehicle to get out of the weather. Deputies had contacted this same woman the day prior and she said she was homeless.
 
TRESPASS – 140TH AVE NE
Security asked that skateboarders be trespassed from the parking garage  after they were asked but refused to leave.
 
CRIMINAL WARRANT, MISDEMEANOR – WOODINVILLE-SNOHOMISH ROAD
Deputies were getting gas when they noticed a vehicle drive into the area and then circle the deputies driving at about 5 miles per hour. The car then pulled in between the two patrol cars. One of the deputies saw open beer cans in both the driver and passenger cup holders. The driver had a warrant out of Renton and a warrant out of Shoreline for driving with a suspended license. He was arrested and booked into jail without incident.

Police Beat - 10/23/17

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LARCENY, SHOPLIFT – NE 178TH PL
Store security identified a prolific thief via video surveillance stealing an item. The suspect will be charged with the theft via investigation.
 
CRIMINAL WARRANT, MISDEMEANOR – NE WOODINVILLE-DUVALL ROAD
Male booked for numer-ous outstanding warrants.
 
LARCENY, TAKEN FROM BUSINESS – 140TH AVE NE
Unknown suspect(s) stole the victim’s phone which he had set down on the front counter while talking with store employees.
 
LARCENY, TAKEN FROM AUTO – WOODINVILLE-REDMOND ROAD
Per the victim he left a bank bag of cash underneath the front seat of his car and is not sure if he locked it. When he returned unknown suspect(s) had stolen the bag and contents. No signs of forced entry.
 
LARCENY, COMMERCIAL, F/E – NE WOODINVILLE-DUVALL ROAD
Unknown suspect(s) stole a lawnmower from a locked fenced area.
 
FRAUD – 189TH AVE NE
Per the victim unknown suspect(s) obtained her social security information and opened at least one bank account in her name. A second attempt to open yet another bank account was attempted without success. The suspect(s) also changed her home address. The victim has contacted the Post Office and fraud alerts have been placed on her accounts etc.
 
CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE VIOLATION – NE 184TH PL
Subject sent to the hospital for being a danger to himself/others. Prior to transport via ambulance deputies recovered suspected methamphetamine in his pocket.
 
LARCENY, SHOPLIFT – NE 178TH PL
Male stopped for attempting to leave the store without paying for alcohol.
 
LARCENY, SHOPLIFT – NE WOODINVILLE DUVAL ROAD
Subject stopped outside for shoplifting, property recovered.
 
LARCENY, OTHER – 131ST PL NE
Unknown person(s) stole the victim’s cast iron bench sometime overnight off the front porch.
 
LARCENY, TAKEN FROM AUTO – NE 189TH PL
Unknown suspect(s) entered three unlocked vehicles and rummaged through the glove boxes. Nothing was taken. This happened sometime overnight.
 
LARCENY, TAKEN FROM AUTO – 135TH AVE NE
Unknown suspect(s) entered the victim’s car via the rolled down window(s) and stole coins from the console area.
 
LARCENY, TAKEN FROM AUTO – 143RD CT
Sometime overnight unknown suspect(s) entered the victim’s car and took numerous items.
 
MENTAL COMPLAINTS – 135TH AVE NE
Deputies responded to investigate a 911 call. Per the reporting party the victim was experiencing a mental health breakdown. The victim was screaming and hitting herself in the head and attempting to jump through the bedroom glass window which was closed. The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment.

Police Beat - 10/16/17

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VANDALISM – NE 195TH / 164TH AVE NE
Unknown suspect(s) cut the chain link that keeps the barrier closed.
 
LARCENY, TAKEN FROM BUSINESS – 135TH AVE NE
Unknown person(s) gained access to the private parking lot and removed numerous items from the victim’s car. No sign of a forced entry although the victim is relatively certain the car was locked.
 
LARCENY, TAKEN FROM AUTO – NE 183RD ST
Unknown suspect(s) broke out the window of the victim’s car and stole numerous items.
 
PROPERTY, FOUND – NE 175TH ST
Found machete was taken for safe keeping.
BURGLARY, COMMERCIAL, N/F – NE 175TH ST
Unknown suspect(s) entered the fenced railyard and apparently used a ski pole to try and break the engine and caboose windows.
 
PERSON WITH A WEAPON – NE 175TH ST
Shortly before 10:00 p.m. a deputy was in the area of NE 175th ST and 132nd AVE NE doing traffic enforcement, when he saw an adult male ride by on a small bicycle in the travel portion of the road. The male did not have on a helmet nor did have a front or rear light on the bicycle. The deputy stopped the bicyclist, while speaking with him the deputy noticed a partial handle of a fixed bladed knife partially concealed in his back pants pocket.  The deputy advised the male to keep his hands on the handlebars of the bike and not reach for the knife. As the conversation continued the male became more and more agitated and the male began bragging about his violent history. At this point, the deputy placed him into handcuffs. The deputy removed the knife and discovered it had a 5” fixed blade and was being held around the suspect’s waist with a string. The knife was seized as evidence and the male was cited for being in possession of a dangerous weapon.
 
VEHICLE RECOVERY, OUTSIDE STOLEN – NE 149TH ST
A citizen called 911 to report that the vehicle had been parked on the roadway unoccupied for the last few days. The vehicle had been stolen out of Kirkland.

Police Beat - 10/9/17

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TRESPASS – NE 175TH ST
Deputies responded to an argument between and employee and patron.
 
LARCENY, OTHER – NE 175TH ST
 Deputies investigated a report of ongoing theft at a business under construction.
 
LARCENY, OTHER – NE 175TH ST
Unknown suspect(s) stole a boat motor off a boat stored at this location.
 
BURGLARY, RESIDENTIAL ATTEMPT – 130TH AVE NE
According to the reporting party, they heard a loud banging and went to investigate. The reporting party yelled out which scared away whomever was attempting to break into the home. The reporting party saw a pair of “skinny white legs” running up the stairs and away from the home.
 
LARCENY, TAKEN FROM AUTO – 135TH AVE & 173RD ST
Multiple items stolen from unlocked car.

LARCENY, SHOPLIFT – NE 175TH ST
Deputies responded to a report of two males who entered the store, walk directly to the beer section, select two 18 packs of beer and then leave the store making no attempt to pay for the beer they had taken.
 
DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED – 131ST AVE NE
The driver was stopped for driving with expired tabs, he was also cited for driving with a suspended license.
 
TRESPASS -  NE WOODINVILLE DUVALL ROAD
According to the reporting party a known shoplifter had been drinking out of an unpaid beverage before taking it into the restroom. Thirty minutes later the woman was still in the restroom. Management asked that she be trespassed from the business.
 
LARCENY, TAKEN FROM AUTO
Per the victim, he parked his car and thinks he locked it. When he returned the following morning his car doors were unlocked. Unknown suspect(s) stolen numerous items from the car.