Northwest NEWS

February 11, 2002


Police Beat

Update: Regarding the Bothell/Woodinville residential robberies reported last week Police have the sixth and final suspect in custody.
   Feb. 5: A man in the 19500 block of 144th Avenue reported a stolen or missing van. Officers responded and found broken glass at the scene. The man reported that this was his work van and it was loaded with copy supplies.
   Feb. 5: A man in the 13200 block of Northeast 192nd parked and locked his car around 12:30 at night. Officers investigated the scene the next morning when the man called to report that suspects had taken his stereo, speakers and amplifier.
   Officers determined that the suspect gained entry through the driver's door, but it did not appear to be a forced entry. The suspects caused extensive damage to the interior of the car while removing the property.
   Officers recovered a pair of white wire cutters and were able to lift prints.
   Feb. 4: Officers received a call from a business in the 12200 block of Northeast Woodinville Drive that reported a theft from their recycling dumpster.
   The suspects cut the lock on the dumpster and stole aluminum scrap metal.
   Scrap aluminum is valued at .88 cents per pound and the owner estimated that the suspects got away with $700 worth of material.