Woodinville Police Blotter

CAR WINDOW – 13300 NE 171 ST, Woodinville: On Oct. 15, at about 1:36 p.m., a victim reported someone broke their vehicle’s window. Their vehicle was parked in a parking lot and nothing appeared to be stolen from inside. 

ROUNDABOUT DAMAGE – 19700 136 AVE NE, Woodinville: On Oct. 15, around 6:18 a.m., a deputy observed extensive damage to a roundabout, concrete post and road sign. Damage was possibly caused by a semi-truck driving through the area overnight. If anyone has information regarding this incident, contact Woodinville PD and reference case number C21032700.

ATM FRAUD – 13900 NE 178 PL, Woodinville: On Oct. 13, at about 7:37 a.m., a skimming device was reported and found on a BECU ATM. The skimming device was taken and submitted into evidence. Case was forwarded to detective for follow ups.

SHOPLIFT – 17600 GARDEN WAY NE, Woodinville: On Oct. 13, at about 8:41 p.m., a Loss Prevention Officer flagged down police after an altercation with a shoplifter. The shoplifter attempted to steal alcohol and dropped the bag during their contact. Deputies obtained pertinent evidence to follow up on for further investigations and possible charging.

FAKE BENJAMIN – 17600 GARDEN WAY NE, Woodinville: On Oct. 9, around 5:21 p.m., store staff reported someone attempted to pay for merchandise with a fake $100 bill. The bill was taken as evidence and the suspect walked away prior to police arrival. Case submitted for detective review. 

SERIAL CATALYTIC CONVERTER – 17600 GARDEN WAY NE, Woodinville, On Oct. 8, at about 7:28 p.m., a victim’s catalytic converter was stolen while their car was parked in the parking lot. On Oct. 12, a known suspect with extensive catalytic converter theft history was spotted during an area check at the parking lot. A vehicle that was jacked up and primed for a catalytic converter theft was observed next to his vehicle. The suspect was later located and arrested for an unrelated charge. Detective at the scene interviewed the suspect and obtained vital information to tie him to other catalytic converter thefts. The suspect was booked into jail. 

Bothell Police Blotter

JACK DANIELS – SAFEWAY, Bothell: On Oct. 9, around 12:37 a.m., dispatch advised that two male suspects shoplifted two fifths of Jack Daniels and fled the location southbound on foot through the parking lot. An area check was conducted with negative results. 

HEAD INJURY IN A CROWD – 21300 BLOCK 65 AVE SE, Woodinville: On Oct. 9, at about 12:22 a.m., the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office requested Bothell Police assistance with a party of approximately 1,000, and a report of a female with a head injury. Officers were attempting to reach the female and provide aid, but the crowd was anti-police. Officers, including two from Bothell, and deputies were able to disperse the crowd without incident and render aid.

HOTEL ROBBERY – COMFORT INN, Bothell: On Oct. 8, at about 9:51 p.m., officers were dispatched to a robbery call at the Comfort Inn. Investigation revealed the suspect, wearing gray sweatpants and a black sweatshirt, walked into the lobby and began asking about room rates. At some point during the conversation, the suspect stated that they had a gun and demanded money from the employee. No weapon was displayed during the robbery. The employee handed over about $240 in U.S. currency from the cash register. The suspect fled out the front door and got into the front passenger seat of a red four-door sedan. The vehicle fled the parking lot in an unknown direction.

PARKING LOT DRUG DEALS – HOME DEPOT, Bothell: On Oct. 8, around 7:43 p.m., officers were dispatched to a call at Home Depot where the reporting party stated an occupant in a Dodge Durango had been doing drug deals in the parking lot. Officers arrived on scene and determined the registered owner of the vehicle had a Bothell misdemeanor warrant and several others. The suspect was taken into custody for his warrants and booked into jail without incident. The suspect had drug paraphernalia on their person, but there was no evidence of dealing.  

THEFT – FRED MEYER, Bothell: On Oct. 7, around 9:54 p.m., an officer observed a subject fleeing Fred Meyer with stolen items. He contacted the subject, who confirmed they stole the items. The store declined to pursue charges and the male was trespassed from the location.

BB GUN SHOTS FIRED – 10100 BLOCK NE 204 ST & 800 BLOCK 228 ST SE, Bothell: On Oct. 7, at about 9:16 p.m., officers responded to an investigation of shots fired. The reporting party called stating an unknown subject(s) shot out their window. Officers arrived and determined the window was shot by a BB bullet. A few minutes after arriving at this call, officers received an additional call of a window being shot out. Officers arrived at that call and confirmed the window was also shot out with a BB.

VEHICLE PROWL – 22700 BLOCK BOTHELL-EVERETT HWY, Bothell: On Oct. 7, around 10:15 a.m., officers were dispatched to a motor vehicle prowl, which had just occurred. It was reported that a female subject described a “white female adult with curly hair in a knot” was carrying purses into the wooded area behind the business. Upon initial officers arriving, it was determined that one vehicle had a window broken out. The female subject was further described as wearing a blue puffy coat. Officers conducted an area check and determined witnesses last saw the female headed northbound through the parking lot. Officers were unable to locate the subject or the stolen property. The investigation is still ongoing. 

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