Bothell PD | Police Blotter 1.2.23-1.8.23

January 26, 2023


01-04-23 / 0532 hours

BURGLARY / 23-202

1300 Block 228th St SE

• The front glass door of a restaurant was broken out sometime overnight.

01-05-23 / 2217 hours

ELUDING / 22-383

SB SR 527 at I-405

• Officers attempted to initiate a traffic stop to investigate a possible DUI driver.

• The driver failed to yield to the traffic stop and continued driving.

• At first the vehicle was obeying traffic laws and speed, but eventually began speeding up and running stop signs.

• An authorized pursuit was initiated at that point and outside agency assistance was requested (but none was available).

• Spikes were deployed but the driver continued on. After driving through several neighborhoods, the suspect driver eventually turned west on 522 toward Kenmore/LFP, and the pursuit was terminated when the vehicle drove head on into oncoming traffic.

• There were no injuries or damages suffered as a result of the pursuit.

01-08-23 / 1552 hours


18300 Block 120th Ave NE

• Officers were investigating a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot in which they observed several items of drug paraphernalia in plain view inside the unoccupied vehicle.

• As officers watched the vehicle from afar, two subjects returned to it and entered the vehicle.

• Officers moved in to contact the subjects inside the vehicle, and as one officer tried to detain the driver as part of the criminal investigation, the driver accelerated the vehicle in reverse.

• The suspect caught the officer in the A-pillar of the vehicle and pulled him back. The officer had nowhere to go escape as they were thrown into the patrol vehicle as the suspect vehicle smashed into the patrol car with the officer pinned in-between.

• A vehicle pursuit was authorized which eventually lead the officers into Everett. Snohomish County Sheriff’s Deputies joined the pursuit and conducted a PIT maneuver which successfully and safely ended the pursuit.

• The driver was subsequently arrested and booked for multiple felony and misdemeanor crimes. A passenger was detained at the scene and later interviewed and released.

• The officer who was pinned was transported to a hospital to be evaluated for injuries, which were non-life-threatening.