Northwest NEWS

May 17, 1999

Local News

Police Beat

Woodinville

   May 5: A male in his early 20s was seen running from Children's World, located at 140th NE and NE 171st, by a female employee waiting outside for a ride at about 8 p.m. The woman had locked the building before leaving. Police said the intruder apparently gained entry through a screen and unlocked window, where he left fingerprints. The suspect, about 5'8" and 170 pounds, wore a white sweater and blue jeans.

   May 7: A male in his 30s tried to cash two Scratch lottery tickets at the Texaco store on Woodinville-Duvall Rd. and 156th NE at 5:10 a.m. The clerk found that the tickets had already been paid and refused to pay. The fraud suspect then left the store and drove away in a white GMC Jimmy, with a blue horizontal stripe. The man, about 5'1" and 140 pounds, had a scar under his left eye and wore a blue baseball cap turned backwards, blue jeans, and a light blue jacket.

   May 10: Unknown suspects broke into a locked construction trailer at the new Woodinville Kinder Care, at 140th NE and NE 171st, and stole $400 worth of equipment. The stolen items included a TV/VCR, a Sharp CD/tape player, and an 18"x24" Kinder Care pine box.