Crime in Shoreline A-Z - a weird week

Monday, November 18, 2013


Crime in Shoreline A - Z
11-11 to 11-17-2013

Every week - death investigations, suicide attempts, domestic violence, violent people with mental issues, suicide attempts, arrest warrants, drivers with suspended license, credit card identify theft, runaway kids, wandering seniors, well-being checks, natural deaths, driving violations with DUI drivers, tracking sex offenders - and here's the rest:

A - Speeding driver arrested on Aurora for DUI had a 4 year old in the front seat.

Alcohol / Drugs  - Man taken to Swedish Edmonds for detox after motorists stopped for him, lying in street on 15th NE at 1:37am / Drunk subjects at Viking Sports Bar get into altercation / Person at AV Starbucks sick with withdrawal, taken for treatment.

Arrest - Police came on an assist to a Shoreline Fire call and arrested a resident on a Seattle DUI warrant / Woman arrested after using a stolen credit card at Radio Shack. Companion arrested on outstanding warrants, was in possession of meth and heroin. Driving victim's car.

Bicycles - Bicycles stolen from front yard at 160xx Interlake Ave N 

Burglary - Removed screen and pushed rear window open at 183xx Wallingford while owner was out of town - left electronics, took ring / Broke window latch on 163xx Linden and stole jewelry and money / Non forced entry at 25xx NW 195 while owner was out of town / Non forced entry 177xx Corliss stole pills, debit and credit cards.

Burglary, business - Aluminum joints stolen from construction site at 1210 N 152nd / High value tools taken from public storage locker at 14900 Aurora/

Car prowl - Attempted at 145xx 20th NE / Northridge Village apts, no sign of forced entry to car / Multiple vehicles prowled 1xx N 175th / Car in carport 172xx 10th NW/ GPS and Blue Tooth headset taken 197xx Park Ave N / 14xx NE 151st apartment parking lot / Woman scared off a car prowler after he woke her up 14xx NW 186th / Purse stolen from vehicle in locked garage at YMCA. 30 minutes later an employee whose car was in the front lot discovered her car window smashed and her purse missing / 9xx N 199 prowlers got two backpacks, including a $2000 laptop / 173xx Palatine prowlers get credit cards from car and use them at businesses / Smashed window of construction truck in private driveway on 185xx 3rd NW but unable to get in / 7xx N 185th stole laptop bag but no laptop / Took change from center console 185xx Fremont/

Cars and parts stolen – License plate taken from car 21xx N 150th / Car stolen from park n ride at 192nd and Aurora / 1988 Toyota pick up stolen from church park n ride at N 175th / 1998 Honda CRV SUV stolen from Aurora park n ride / Man loaned his rental car to a female friend who won't return it. Rental agency wants him to report it stolen but he won't / 1999 Toyota Corolla stolen from Honest Auto Repair 16622 Aurora / Vehicle stolen from street in front of home 145xx Stone N / Attempted auto theft at AV transit center - got in through locked driver's door then used shaved key in ignition, but it broke off.

Domestic disturbance - Younger couple lives with her parents. Father found out that son-in-law pawned father's wedding ring - apparently not the first incident of this type.

Juveniles - Physical confrontation between juveniles at Shorecrest / Homeowner assaulted by five teens who were smashing pumpkins on his front porch / iPads stolen from student backpacks at Shorecrest.

Larceny, stores -  Theft of aquatic heaters from Aurora Village Petco valued over $650 / Multiple privately owned RVs broken into at Evergreen RV repair shop on Aurora / Took items from shelf at Home Depot and tried to turn them in for a refund. 

Lost - $10 1912 Indian Head gold piece lost at gas station.

Luring - Attempted child luring by AV Transit Center on N 200th.

Mail theft - Mail from 183xx Ashworth discovered in bushes at nearby church.

Mental Issues - Officers responding to an initial report of burglary discovered a disoriented and confused man wandering around looking into people's garages in the 17800 block of Wallingford. / Depressed employee at commercial adult care home / Group home resident threatened caregiver and punched her in face / Mentally ill patient in residential care home called police because he was afraid staff were going to hit him / Bipolar person stopped taking medicine, became unhinged and raving about conspiracy theories, transported for psych evaluation / Woman told her housemate she was going to kill herself, taken to hospital on involuntary commitment / Elderly woman with dementia attacks former caregiver / Resident in group home agitated, suicidal, attacks caregiver / Resident of King County Housing called 911 to report that the maintenance man was entering her apartment and poisoning her and planting cameras / Suicide attempt at Ballinger McDonalds / Girl is suicidal over an ex boyfriend and school kids telling her to kill herself / Man jumped off deck of house in order to harm himself. 

Robbery - Man steals $43 of cherries and peanuts from Central Market, then strikes loss prevention officer with his car to avoid capture.

Suspicious - Detained two people who were running away from the scene of a reported robbery.

Trespass - Trespassed a mentally ill, drugged male from around front entrance of Arabella / Person trespassed for shoplifting from Marshall's / Transient trespassed from church 14511 25th Ave NE / Trespassed man sleeping in chair at AV Starbucks.

Vandalism - Female guest at Shoreline Motel shattered the window of her boyfriend's vehicle trying to open it with a 5' metal pole.

Vandalism in public places - Multiple tags around loading dock of closed Haggen's store / Tags on Rapid Ride bus shelter at 174xx Aurora / Tags around Parkwood Plaza 15202 Aurora / Sherwin Williams store at 15242 Aurora tagged / Tags at Paramount School Park / Tags in men's room at Cromwell Park / Men's room at Richmond Highlands park.

Z - Police responded to a drunken, disoriented subject who had parked his car on sidewalk at Ballinger Commons. Later the car had its tires slashed.

For other weeks of Crime in Shoreline, see the Features section on the front page.


1 comments:

Anonymous,  November 19, 2013 at 9:34 AM  

Thanks for a well done column. My first time finding it and I'll be back.

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