Northwest NEWS

August 19, 2002

Local News

Police Beat

compiled by John Price from Woodinville Police records
   Aug. 12: A robber entered a local bank in the 17900 block of 140th Avenue Northeast and passed the teller a note which stated he had a gun and wanted money.The teller handed the man money. He was described as a white male in his mid-20s, 5 feet 8 to 5 feet 10 with a slender build and a dark mustache.
   Aug. 12: Officers saw a 1998 Thunderbird driving erratically through a parking lot at Northeast 175th and 136th Northeast. When the driver was stopped for speeding and not wearing a seat belt, he told officers he did not have any identification on him. Radio dispatch could not find a match for the name and date of birth provided by the suspect. When the driver gave his real name, the new information revealed two felony warrants for his arrest. The suspect was arrested and when officers asked if there was anything of interest in the car, the man told police there were drugs under the seat. The suspect was booked on the warrants and new charges.
   Aug. 10: Officers observed a man with outstanding warrants driving through town. Officers confirmed that the warrants were still valid and proceeded to stop the car. A search incident to arrest revealed that the driver's wallet contained nine altered and fake Washington driver's licenses and identification cards.