Northwest NEWS

September 23, 2002

Local News

CARNATION POLICE BEAT

Compiled by Inge Houck from police reports
   Aug. 21 - At 3:28 p.m., an officer observed vandalism in progress at Tolt Middle School. He reported the names of the perpetrators to school officials, who will take action to obtain restitution for the damage.
   Aug. 26 - A Riverview School District employee called 911 to report that the concession stand at Tolt Middle School had been broken into between 2 p.m. on Aug. 23 and 9 a.m. on Aug. 24. Damaged were two exterior doors, a freezer door and four locked drawers. The concession stand was used after the break-in, before police were called. As a result, no fingerprints from the perpetrators were found. There is no suspect information.
   Sept. 8 - An unidentified party called police at 1 a.m. to report that a passer-by had seen several individuals running from the liquor store, which had a broken window. Several fingerprints were lifted at the scene. The total loss to the store was $600.
   Sept. 8 - At 9 a.m., a car prowl victim reported that her unlocked car had been ransacked, and items from it had been dropped outside the car. A fingerprint was lifted from one of the dropped items.
   Sept. 11 - The owner of a van, last used Sept. 9 at 3:30 p.m., discovered it had been broken into. Door handles on three doors were broken. Damage is estimated at $500.00. There is no suspect information at this time.
  
   Sept. 12 - At 6 p.m., an officer was dispatched to a physical domestic assault. One party was booked into King County Jail for 4th degree assault. The case has been referred to the City of Carnation Prosecutor.
   Sept. 23 - At 12:15 p.m., an officer was dispatched to an assault. An inebriated individual, determined to be the instigator, was arrested, and the case has been forwarded to the Carnation prosecutor. The officer recommends charging the individual with 4th degree Assault.