November 5, 2001
Carnation Police Beat
Compiled by Inge Houck
September 22 - At 9:45 p.m., a driver was stopped for speeding through Carnation. The driver had a suspended license and no vehicle insurance. The driver, a Bellevue resident, was arrested and his vehicle impounded.
September 24 - At 8:44 p.m., a resident reported that at 3 p.m. he discovered his barbecue grill and Stihl chainsaw were missing from behind his house. He had last seen them the day before at 7 p.m. The officer was unable to lift prints from the rough wood of the storage closet, and the shed handle had been touched by the victim and his spouse. There is no suspect information at this time.
September 29 - At 2:10 a.m., an out-of-town resident reported that while his car was parked in Carnation between 8:30 p.m. Sept. 28 and 2 a.m. on the 29th his car had been prowled.
He found the driver's side door unlocked and his CD player stolen. The officer was unable to dust for prints on the car due to rain and inside the car the victim's fingerprints were on top of any the thief might have left. There are no suspects at this time.