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AUGUST 18, 1997

Local News

Crime, thuggery and brutish behavior

  by Andrew Walgamott
   "Fabio" strikes: A man witnesses describe as looking like Fabio and an accomplice are suspected of stealing five gold charms worth $300 from an antique store in the 14400 block of Woodinville-Redmond Road the morning of Aug. 12. The two are also suspects in a Kirkland antique store robbery earlier in the day. "Fabio" is described as a 28-year-old white male, 5'8", tanned with dirty long blonde hair. His companion is described as a 28-year-old white male, 5'8" with short, graying dark hair.
   Cart totaled: A golf cart belonging to Brittany Park was recovered at Woodinville High School. It appeared to have been driven down a flight of stairs and into a series of guard rails. A reward is offered for information in the case. Anonymous tips are directed to 402-7100.
   Knife point: A young black male held a 73-year-old woman at knife-point and demanded money from her the morning of Aug. 14. The woman said her purse was in her bedroom, but asked the suspect not to hurt her husband who was asleep in the room. The man went to the door but fled the scene before taking anything. He is described as being between 16-20-years-old, with nylon stockings over his head, and a wore baggy gray sweatshirt and light pants.
   Tools taken: Nearly $3,000 worth of tools were stolen overnight Aug. 12 from a home under construction in the 13000 block of N.E. 200th Pl. The loss included air guns, a tool box, air hose, extension cord, skillsaw and assorted drill bits and blades.
   Words Exchanged: Three teenage males were verbally assaulted in the drive-through lane of a taco dealer in the 13300 block of N.E. 175th by two men. The suspects are described as a 20-year-old white male, 6'2", 190 pounds, shaved blonde hair, and a 20-year-old white male, 5'6", 180 pounds, with black hair and faint goatee and mustache. A knife was displayed but fell to the ground. The suspects left in a brown, two-door 1984 Delta 88 Olds.
   Police Pursuit: Police pursued a 39-year-old Lynnwood man driving a black Corvette on Woodinville-Duvall Road after he allegedly assaulted his wife and mother-in-law as well as violated a restraining order. Officers lost sight of the suspect's car after it reached speeds of 100 MPH on N.E. North Woodinville Way.
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