Local Police Beat
by Richard Matros
On Apr. 1, near the 19300 block of 204th Ave., a resident reported that someone had stolen his blue garbage can and maroon recycle bin from the roadside.
Someone stole three cases of beer at a gas/convenience store near the 18800 block of Woodinville-Duvall Rd. on Apr. 3 while the store clerk was in the back stocking shelves. An unknown suspect in his late teens ran into the store, grabbed the beer, ran out, and got into a vehicle driven by an accomplice.
A resident reported that sometime between Apr. 5 and Apr. 6, near the 19000 block of 222nd Way NE, someone drove a vehicle over his lawn. The vehicle was described as a "chopped" pick-up. The victim reported that this type of activity has been going on for four years now and no one has ever seen the driver or gotten the license plate number.
A Woodinville resident reported that while parked at a local winery Apr. 8, someone pried open the passenger window of her vehicle, reached in and unlocked the door, and stole two purses.