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December 29, 1997

Local News

Police Beat

  Auto theft: A light blue Ford Taurus station wagon was stolen from an auto lot in the 13800 of N.E. 195th St. The vehicle, worth $3,000, was taken during business hours Dec. 8.
   Commercial burglary: An undisclosed amount of cash was taken from an overnight holding drawer at a gas station in the 13000 block of N.E. 177th Pl. Dec. 20.
   Larceny: Label-making equipment worth $6,000 was stolen from a warehouse in the 17600 block of 130th Ave. N.E. between Nov. 3 and Dec. 12.
   Larceny: A bank bag containing nearly $2,000 and daily receipts was stolen from the office of a restaurant in the 13300 block of N.E. 175th St. the afternoon of Dec. 12.
   Larceny: A car stereo worth $200 was removed from the dashboard of a 1993 Geo parked in the 12900 of N.E. 147th Pl. Dec. 15. The vehicle's paint job was scraped and seats slashed.
   Vandalism: A 39-year-old Woodinville woman was cited for reckless endangerment when she allegedly swerved her 1996 Chrysler van across a lane and almost struck a pair of 13-year-old boys walking to school in the 19700 block of 170th Ave. N.E. The boys said the woman came back minutes later and swerved at them again. The driver said she was avoiding a cat the first time and denies the second incident. One of the boys was a suspect in a rash of nearby vandalisms and burglaries last summer.
   Commercial burglary: More than $5,500 in losses and damages was reported following a break-in at an aquarium manufacturer in the 19500 block of 144th Ave. N.E. Dec. 15. The business office was ransacked as well.
   Commercial burglary: Over $4,000 in nail guns and saws were taken from an outdoor work area at a truss and panel wall manufacturer in the 15900 block of Woodinville-Redmond Road between Dec. 13 and 15.
   Larceny: Skis worth $3,000 were stolen from an outdoor recreation outfitter in the 17500 block of 132nd Ave. N.E. Unknown suspects entered through a broken front window Dec. 13.
   Commercial burglary: A computer and monitor worth $3,000 were stolen from a home business office in the 15600 block of 156th Ave. N.E. the night of Dec. 10.