Northwest NEWS

January 31, 2000

Valley Special

Duvall Police Log

Happy New Year!

   Jan. 1: Just after midnight, officers were dispatched to a verbal domestic in the 26400 block of NE Valley St. Upon investigation, officers determined that an assault had not taken place. The officers left after the participants had calmed down.

Counterfeit bill passed

   Jan. 3: A concerned citizen contacted police after she thought she had been given a counterfeit $20 bill as change while shopping. Upon close examination, the bill was determined to be counterfeit. The bill and all pertinent information were turned over to the U.S. Secret Service.

Big mistake, huge

   Jan. 6: Just after 8 p.m., officers were dispatched to a domestic in the 26600 block of NE Ring St. Officers arrived and found there had not been a fight. However, during the investigation, officers found narcotics in the home. The occupants were arrested for a violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act and were booked into the King County Jail.

Another phony bill

   Jan. 9: Late in the evening, police recovered another counterfeit $20 bill from a business on Main St. The businessperson had no idea where the bill had come from.

Banner stolen

   Jan. 10: A large banner reading "Air Fare Sale" was reported stolen from a business on Main St. Anyone with information is asked to call Duvall Police at 788-1519.

The chase is on

   Jan 19: At about 9:30 p.m., police were dispatched to an auto theft complaint on NE Kennedy Dr. When officers arrived, they were directed just down the street to 3rd Avenue and NE 143rd Pl. Officers arrived and saw the stolen truck in a ditch and the vehicle's owner sitting on top of the guy who stole the truck. Apparently, the truck owner heard the vehicle start up and gave chase as it drove down the street. When the vehicle was driven into the ditch, the suspect, a local man, took off on foot with the vehicle owner in hot pursuit. Officers were able to place the suspect into custody, and he was booked into the King County Jail on auto theft charges.