December 7, 1998
Nov. 30: The word "services," misspelled as "sercives," was one clue that the $1,650 check a 29-year-old Everett man was attempting to cash at Wells Fargo was probably bogus. Other clues for the alert teller included a computer check verifying it had a false number, a misplaced perforation, and a missing logo. Bank employees called police, who picked up the suspect several blocks away. He was booked into King County Jail for investigation of forgery.
A 37-year-old Seattle man driving a 1985 white Ford pickup with an obscured license plate was contacted by an officer. A radio check revealed the driver had an outstanding misdemeanor warrant from Bellevue. He was transported to jail.
Dec. 1: After watching a game at the Woodinville Indoor Soccer Center, a women went out to her 1997 Honda Civic and found it unlocked. An ATM card and Visa card had been taken from her purse; the former was subsequently used.
A 45-year-old Woodinville man was arrested for two outstanding warrants after an officer noticed he was driving a lifted 1981 Chevy pickup without required mudflaps. A radio check revealed the man had a warrant for driving with a suspended license and another for failure to register as a sex offender. He was transported to King County Jail for processing.
Dec. 2: Two money bags containing cash and coins were taken from Del's Truck Rental in the 19500 block of Woodinville-Snohomish Rd., according to the owner. An employee discovered a broken window, and signs that a number of cabinets and drawers had been rummaged through.
Nov. 25: At 12:30 a.m., a 43-year-old woman stopped at the traffic light at 73rd and Bothell Way. She was in the oncoming traffic lane. She sat through two green lights and then drove through the intersection, narrowly missing oncoming traffic. She was stopped by police, given a sobriety test, and later released to a friend.
Nov. 27: A dating couple left a building on Bothell Way arguing as they went through the parking lot. The 22-year-old man pushed the woman on both shoulders to prevent her from going back into the building. A police officer observed the incident and arrested the man, who said, "I know you have to arrest people for domestic violence." The woman was not cooperative.