Northwest NEWS

June 1, 1998

Local News

Police beat

   Downtown Woodinville
   * A 39-year-old Bothell man who discarded his old ATM card reported to police that it had been used to make withdrawals from his checking and saving accounts between the end of April and May 27.
   * On May 27, the owner of McCorry's confiscated a fake identity card from a white male after the suspect couldn't correctly match his birthday to that stated on the card.
   * A 27-year-old Kirkland man turned himself over to police May 25, allegedly admitting to a robbery that occurred at Woodinville Baskin-Robbins the previous week. According to police reports, a man walked into the ice cream bar, asked for money and left, sipping Cherry Coke and mumbling distractedly, as well as carrying off an undisclosed amount of $20s.
   * The owner of a 1984 Toyota 4Runner reported someone stole an AM/FM CD player, amp and 30 CDs from his vehicle while it was parked at an industrial complex in the 17600 block of 128th Place N.E. May 23. Loss was estimated at $980.
   * Police sighted a suspicious white male with a pellet gun near Hooterville Pets May 22. The man disappeared, though he left the gun behind. Nearby workers said they saw the man shooting at birds in trees.
   * A 32-year-old man suffered burning pains in his throat and stomach and was taken to a medical center after drinking water while at work in the 14000 block of N.E. 200th St. May 12. It was discovered that someone had poured a solvent used in the silk-screening process into the victim's cup.
   * Someone stole a Zenith-Allegra VCR from an unlocked residence in the 15800 block of N.E. 175th St. May 22 or 23.