Northwest NEWS

October 19, 1998

Local News

Police Beat


   Oct. 11: Someone pounded on the door knob of a residence in the 14700 block of N.E. 178th St. then broke a window while residents there barricaded themselves in a room and called 911. Though police arrived within minutes, no suspects were seen.
   Oct. 12: A 19-year-old Woodinville man was arrested for fourth-degree assault after a 27-year-old city resident said the suspect followed him to his home in the 12400 block of Woodinville Drive, jumped out of his vehicle, cursed him, then began kicking and punching him. When the suspect went for a piece of wood, the victim fled. When arrested, the suspect told police he was defending himself after the victim confronted him about stealing liquor.


   Oct. 9: An officer pulled over a '78 mustang with expired license tabs in the 16500 block on Simonds Way . Driver was found to have a suspended driver's license. Driver also had marijuana on his person and in vehicle. He was booked into King County Jail.
   Oct. 12: An overnight reader board at Inglemoor High School had a hole punched in it. This is an ongoing problem.
   Oct. 13: A small amount of cash was found in a bank drop bag. There was no identification in the bag. A citizen brought bag to police department.
   Oct. 13: A resident in the 1800 block of 68th Ave. NE. has been receiving call for an unknown person for two months, sometimes several days in a row from a number found to be a law firm in Alaska. Police advised to use *57 and contact phone company.
   Oct. 13: Suspect was discharged from job in 6000 block on NE 175th. While being escorted from building suspect cursed police and employer then pulled a small automatic hand gun and pointed it at his boss, telling him to watch his ... back. He then left.
   Oct. 13: A suspect at the Kenmore Safeway showed supervisor a gun and demanded to be taken to where money was kept, then ordered him to fill a bag and let him out a fire door where he walked past an employee on break. Police were unable to locate suspect.
   Oct. 14: Police responded to call in 17600 block 80th Ave. and found suspect in home where he was accused of attacking his brother on Oct. 8. Suspect was in violation of a no-contact order from Shoreline District Court. Suspect admitted knowing of order and breaking it and was booked into King County Jail.