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September 8, 1997

Local News

Crime, thuggery and brutish behavior

  by Andrew Walgamott
   Arson suspected: The contents of a trash can at a city park in the 13300 block of N.E. 171st St. were lit on fire Aug. 19.
   Prowler: A woman spotted a man in her backyard in the 14500 block of N.E. 184th Pl. Sept. 4. The suspect, described as a white male, 20-25 years-old, 6'1", 180 pounds with dark brown hair, fled down a trail.
   Commercial burglary: Sometime on Aug. 31, approximately $3,490 worth of tools including chainsaws, drills, levels, bolts and sanders were stolen from a tool shed of a business in the 16800 block of Woodinville-Duvall Rd. Reportedly, a juvenile had bragged that he would break into the shed. The door was forced.
   Car keyed: A 1990 Toyota Camry was "keyed" and two windows were shattered with a rock Aug. 29. It was the third time in two weeks the car had been vandalized.
   Shot fired: Police recovered what appeared to be a .32 caliber bullet from a commercial building in the 15500 block of Woodinville-Redmond Road after the Labor Day weekend.
   Need new hiding spot: A cash drawer containing an undisclosed amount of money was stolen from a hiding place at a truck rental business in the 19500 block of Woodinville-Snohomish Rd. Aug. 31.
   School rocked: A stone damaged a window at an elementary school in the 16500 block of N.E. 195th St. Aug. 22. The loss was estimated at $400.
   Engine stolen: A partially assembled 350 cubic-inch Chevy engine worth $4,500 was taken from the garage of a business in the 16500 block of 140th Pl. N.E. Aug. 22. A window pane was shattered and garage door was unlocked.
   The weeks roundup of brutality and thievery.