Northwest NEWS

November 25, 2002

Local News

Carnation Police Beat

Compiled by Inge Houck from Carnation Police reports
   Oct. 28: At 3:50 a.m. a 9-1-1 call was received for domestic violence. Officers recommend one party be charged with Assault 4th, Harrassment and Interfering With the Reporting of Domestic Violence. The case has been forwarded to the Carnation Prosecutor.
   Oct. 31: At 8:15 p.m. several children were frightened repeatedly by older children while trick-or-treating. They called a nearby adult, who dialed 9-1-1. Officers interviewed the victims. The next day a parent learned the names of the older children, and an officer contacted the older children and their parents. A time was arranged for the older kids to apologize to the younger ones. No arrests were made.
   Nov. 4: At 2:06 p.m. a vehicle was stopped for expired tabs.The driver had no driver's insurance, and a passenger was arrested for an outstanding warrant and was placed on home detention in the JAWS program. He was in possession of marijuana at the vehicle stop as well, and that case was forwarded to Carnation Prosecutor.
   Nov. 5: At midnight a man who rented a room found his landlord deceased. Having no phone, he drove to Carnation Fire Station to summon aid. Police responded, investigated and called the medical examiner.
   No sign of foul play was found. Relatives were contacted, who would call a funeral home.
   Nov. 8: A victim reported that someone accessed her bank account number and Social Security number, requested a change of address for the account and requested a new debit card to be mailed to the new address. The bank called the victim to confirm the change of address. Since the perpetrator's address is in Tacoma, the case was transferred to Tacoma Police.
   Nov. 7: After 7 p.m. an unlocked car at the Senior Center was prowled, and a purse stolen from under a seat. A neighbor found it and called police the next day. Thirty dollars in cash was stolen from the purse.
   Nov. 7: After 8:30 p.m. an unlocked car was prowled in a driveway. The next morning a daypack was missing. It was found across the street, but no items were missing. Police found no prints on the car.
   Nov. 7: After 9 p.m. an unlocked car on East Morrison Street was prowled. At 8 a.m. the next morning the owner found both doors ajar. The registration and insurance cards were missing. Both were found down the street. Police found no prints on the vehicle.
   Nov. 7: After 4:30 p.m. an unlocked vehicle in a driveway on West Morrison was prowled.
   The next morning the owner found a door ajar. A gym bag was missing. Police advised the owner to look for it, as other victims had found their property near their vehicles.