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Police Beat by Matt Schroeder
Shortly before midnight on June 1, police confronted two Woodinville High School teens in the parking lot of a local grocery store. Both students were under legal age and intoxicated. They were cited for possession of alcohol.
   A Wellington Elementary School student was stopped just outside a local drugstore June 8 for taking a number of items without paying for them. Among the items were two magic 8-ball key chains, two packages of glitter putty, a giant penny key chain, and a whoopee cushion. The child was let off with a warning, and released to his father.
   At 4:50 p.m. Sunday, June 9, a 16-year-old was seen allegedly stealing candy and flowers from a local grocery store. After talking to several witnesses, police tracked down the boy, who was cited for third-degree theft.
   On June 11, a silver Craftsman riding lawnmower was stolen from its Woodinville owner. Police suspect a 40-year-old Woodinville man of the crime.
   On June 12, at 11:40 a.m., a man was stopped at a local drugstore for allegedly stealing a mag light and a shower head.
   On the night of June 13, a royal blue Ford Probe was stolen from the parking lot of the Waterford apartments.