MARCH 31, 1997

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Police Beat

police beat by Andrew Walgamott
Mar. 19: A community center in the 19000 block of 168th Ave. NE was burglarized. Nothing appeared to be missing, although several storage cabinets were pried open. Prints were taken.
   Mar. 20: A residence in the 18900 block of 136th Avenue NE sustained approximately $1300 in damages after an overnight party. The owners had gone away, leaving their daughter with friends. The daughter allegedly had broken back into the home and invited several friends over. Over 60 people showed up. Five or six porcelain dolls and three vases were broken; one table was damaged; two holes appeared in the entry way and living room walls; a hot tub pump was clogged and a shower rod was bent.
   Mar. 21: An 18-year-old Woodinville man was surrounded by six males, one wearing a ski mask, and assaulted near NE 145th St. and the Sammamish River Park Trail. The man sustained a bruised right hand, head bump, road rash, bruises on his back, and leg pain.
   A man remodeling a house in the 16400 block of NE 195th Street reported that his brother used his car to spin donuts in the driveway of the residence.
   A checkbook was stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 17600 block of Woodinville-Snohomish Road NE.
   Mar. 22: A cash register belonging to a local restaurant was found in bushes in the 14600 block of NE 145th St. The register had been stolen several weeks before during a string of commercial burglaries.
   The driver's side window of a 1992 Dodge Caravan parked in the 17300 block of 131st Ave. NE was pried open and a knapsack, camera, and a zoom lens were stolen. A man noticed the suspects and scared them off. Their vehicle is described as a 1980s two-door Ford Tempo or Escort with front-end damage.
   Mar. 23: A 49-year-old Bothell man was cited for shoplifting at a hardware store in the 17700 block of 130th Ave. NE. The man was observed putting an item in his pocket, paying for other products, and then exiting the store. Security brought the man back and retrieved the shoplifted item. The man was cited for third-degree theft and released.
   A leafy green substance was found in a plastic baggy and was taken to Precinct 2 for disposal.
   Mar. 24: A 17-year-old Bothell man allegedly made threats over a pay phone to his girlfriend's mother and family.