WOODINVILLE POLICE BEAT

GANG RAPE

UNKNOWN LOCATION: On Sept. 4, Woodinville PD received a report from Seattle Police about a rape reported to them that occurred at an unknown location in or around Woodinville. The reporting person was near a bus stop when confronted, assaulted, and raped by four unknown male suspects. King County Sheriff’s Office Special Assault Unit is investigating the incident. 

THEFT FROM VEHICLE #1

19700 144 AVE NE: Between 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 18 and 7 a.m. on Sept. 21, an unknown person cut through a locked chain-link fence to gain access to the business parking lot. The suspect cut two catalytic converters from two work vehicles and then left the premises.

DEATH INVESTIGATION 

13300 NE 171 ST: On Sept. 20, around 9 a.m., deputies responded with Woodinville Fire & Rescue for a person who died at home following a medical crisis. Deputies completed an investigation that showed nothing inconsistent with death from natural causes. Woodinville Fire & Rescue assisted by helping a Woodinville deputy decontaminate due to communicable virus concerns. 

COMMERCIAL BURGLARY

17700 127 PL NE: On Sept. 21, around 7 a.m., deputies responded to an office building for a burglary investigation. An unknown suspect gained access to a business through a window. Checks were stolen and a credit card. AFIS responded to take fingerprints. Detectives are assigned to follow up. 

THEFT FROM VEHICLE #2

WOODINVILLE PARK & RIDE: On Sept. 22. around 10 a.m., deputies took a report of a theft from a vehicle parked at the Woodinville Park & Ride. The reporting party said the vehicle was left unlocked for five days in the lot. During that time someone stole collectibles valued at $200,000. Detectives are investigating.  

MEDICAL ISSUE

14100 NE WOODINVILLE DUVALL RD: On Sept. 22, around 4:30 p.m., deputies responded along with Woodinville Fire& Rescue for a driver of a vehicle experiencing a medical crisis. Citizens took quick action to call 911 and render aid to the driver. Aid crews took over CPS, which was started by citizens. The driver was eventually transported to Evergreen Hospital. Woodinville PD was notified by the family of the driver that the driver passed away at the hospital. 

FIRE INVESTIGATION 

19600 144 AVE NE: On Sept. 23, around 10 a.m., King County Sheriff’s Office Fire Investigators responded to determine the cause of a fire in a warehouse. The location of the fire was a bathroom fan. The fire was contained to the interior room and did not extend to other parts of the warehouse. The cause of the fire was a malfunction in the fan.

 

BOTHELL POLICE BEAT 

ORDER VIOLATION 

900 block NE 190th St.: On Sept. 14, at 2:45 p.m., officers responded to a report of an order violation between a female respondent and a male petitioner. The male's mother called to report the female was at the house. She had left before officers arrived but later returned. The officers detained the female and booked her on two counts of an order violation. The male was involuntarily committed to the hospital due to extreme intoxication. Both the male and female were verbally abusive towards officers. 

FELONY WARRANT/ THEFT

21000 block SR 527 SE: On Sept. 19 at 8:23 p.m., a day sergeant was performing extra patrol in the parking lot when he observed a Fred Meyer employee waving his hands frantically who was trying to inform the sergeant of a shoplifting incident. The male suspect was running to the rear of the strip mall to the North of Fred Meyer. The sergeant pursued the suspect on foot, caught him, and recovered the stolen merchandise valued at $187.09. The suspect had a confirmed felony DOC warrant and had heroin drug paraphernalia on his person.  He was booked into the Snohomish County Jail on his confirmed DOC warrant and BPD charges of Theft 3rd and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. 

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