Northwest NEWS

July 15, 2002

Local News

Carnation Police Beat

Compiled from police reports by Inge Houck
   JUNE 6 - At 10:17 a.m., a resident of Carnation reported a "suspicious vehicle" in the neighborhood. At the scene, police found that all four tires, spoiler, stereo and speakers were missing. An officer called the registered owner and left a voicemail message regarding the car's location and condition. The officer also informed King County Dispatch, and had the car towed. At 12:40 p.m., Dispatch informed the Carnation Police Department that the owner had just filed a stolen vehicle report in Redmond. The officer was unable to lift latent prints from the exterior due to rain, and dusting for prints in the interior brought negative results. There is no suspect information at this time.
   JUNE 17 - At about 10:49 p.m., police responded to Carnation QFC regarding a shoplifting incident. The minor was cited and returned to mother.
   JUNE 27 - At about 5 p.m., a hit and run accident occurred in the Post Office parking lot. The victim, who witnessed the accident from outside the car, contacted police.
   An officer contacted the owner of the subject vehicle, who said he did not know he had hit a car. The impact caused damage to the middle of one side of the victim's car. Damage to the subject's vehicle extended from the right rear corner to the middle of the rear bumper.
   The driver was charged with operating a vehicle without insurance.