Northwest NEWS

July 29, 2002

Local News

Police Beat

Compiled by John Price from Woodinville Police reports
   July 22: Employees at a business in the 17400 block of 139th Avenue Northeast reported a bank deposit envelope containing $1,900 missing. Police interviewed all employees who denied taking the envelope. The investigation revealed that a delivery person had been in the back office around the time of the theft. Officers spoke to this man who also denied taking the money but did remember one of the employees nervously hanging around the doorway while he was making his delivery. The case is under investigation.
   July 22: Employees of a business in the 19800 block of 141st Place Northeast arrived at work to find their green 1996 Ford truck missing. The manager had the only set of keys and the police did not find any signs of forced entry.
   July 21: While hanging out in front of the cinema, a teen saw a friend, walked up to her and gave her a hug. The girl's boyfriend came up to the first teen and told him to never touch his girlfriend again. The first teen agreed and then the boyfriend punched him in the face. The single blow broke the teen's jaw. He was taken to the hospital by his parents and is recovering. Police gathered numerous witness statements and charges will be filed against the boyfriend.
   July 20: Police ran a random records check of a car driving in the 17800 block of Garden Way. The plate returned as invalid. Officers stopped the car and contacted the driver who informed police that he did not have a license. While checking his license status, dispatch reported that the driver had a warrant out for his arrest. Officers arrested the man and a search of the car incident to arrest revealed marijuana. The suspect was booked on the warrant and new charges are pending.