Northwest NEWS

September 27, 1999

Local News

Police Beat

Woodinville

   Sept. 15: The 44-year-old owner of a Woodinville business reported a suspected embezzlement by his 42-year-old male employee. The alleged victim said he found a total of $668.31 added to invoices for extra items that didn't match each customer's needs. He claimed the employee padded the invoices because he received a percentage of sales. The owner presented nine invoices, dated between 2/22/99-8/31/99, as evidence.

   Sept. 20: A 55-year-old man turned in a 22-caliber, Frontier model, two-shot derringer, and requested its destruction. He had found it in the former possessions of his father, given to him.

   Sept. 20: A 31-year-old Woodinville female was arrested for fourth-degree assault at her residence in the 14000 block of NE 181st Pl., after grabbing her 47-year-old mother by the hair, swinging her around, and throwing her to the floor. The victim, visiting from Tonasket, said her sister had been drinking with her daughter and instigated an argument by repeatedly bringing up old problems between mother and daughter. The victim offered several strands of hair as evidence, and complained of a headache.