Northwest NEWS

February 22, 1999

Valley Special

Duvall Police Log

   Feb. 1: Police investigated a check fraud complaint at a local business on Main St. They found a check that had been stolen. Officers contacted the female suspect and placed her into custody. From physical evidence at the scene, officers were able to tie two local males into the fraud. Charges have been filed with the King County Prosecutor's Office.

   Feb. 6: A local business on Brown Ave. reported a theft complaint. Police found that employees had two juvenile girls in custody for the theft. Parents of the suspects were called and they responded. Each suspect was released to her parents. Charges were not filed.

   Feb. 13: A theft was reported in the Cameron Park neighborhood. Sometime during the night, unknown suspects broke into a man's truck and stole approximately $3,000 worth of carpentry tools. The victim told officers that he heard a loud sound about 2 a.m., but he did not get up to investigate. If anyone has information, please call the police at 788-1519.

   Feb. 15: At about 2 a.m., police were dispatched to assist Fire 45 in the Duvall Highlands. When they arrived, they found a small pile of personal items in the roadway, on fire. Fire 45 was able to extinguish the flames. An area check was made, but no one in the area knew anything.
   Also that day, a hit-and-run accident occurred in the parking lot of a local business on Brown Ave. The victim said he ran inside to pick up a phone order. When he returned to his vehicle, he noticed the contents inside the car had shifted. He drove home and then noticed that his trunk was ajar. Further investigation showed that the car had been hit from behind, sustaining about $1,500 worth of damage. From the damage, it appears the suspect vehicle is a truck or sport utility vehicle.