Crime in Shoreline A-Z - Drug-related crimes and arrests

Sunday, August 24, 2014


Crime in Shoreline A - Z
8-04-2014 to 8-11-2014

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, stolen cars left on streets - and here's the rest:

A - An area check at Interurban Trail resulted in warrant arrest, located missing person, and a drinking in public violation

Alcohol / Drugs - Person found unconscious just outside of apartment complex with needle in neck - transported for treatment of heroin overdose 194xx Aurora / 16xx N 167 - checked on suspicious car and found driver passed out from suspected drug overdose / 3 subjects sitting in car parked wrong way on shoulder of road, likely using heroin - all the paraphernalia was in the car 

Arrest - Found suspected car prowler at Whitman Place Apts at night and booked on trespass warrant / Contacted three people for loitering in Hamlin Park - car had small amount of controlled substance, one of three had outstanding warrants / Subject on Interurban Trail at 145th had multiple outstanding warrants for theft / Stopped driver with defective brake light and arrested him for possession of narcotics

Bicycle - $25 Schwinn bicycle stolen from post near 185th and Aurora / Bike and lock stolen from Aurora Village transit center rack / Ballinger Commons - bicycles locked together - both were taken

Burglary, residential -  202xx 20th Pl NE back door kicked in

Burglary, commercial - Attempt at Gerber Towing 16705 Aurora / Burglary of church public storage unit 14900 Aurora / Shell station 656 Richmond Beach Rd, window smashed with rock to gain entry - just like last week

Car prowl - 161xx Sunnyside - ID cards stolen from unlocked vehicle / 199xx 19th NE - pulled down loose window on vehicle / 1xx NE 147th / 4xx NE 165th car in parking lot at Ridgecrest Apts / 145xx Meridian / 177xx 12th NE - entered unlocked vehicle and used garage opener to get into garage - not able to access house and nothing taken / 15xx NW 195th

Cars and parts stolen – Quarter panel stolen from car in Echo Cove Condo parking / 21xx N 161st - stereo face plate taken from vehicle

Found - Wallet with driver's license and membership cards

Fraud - Victim's tax return had already been filed by data thieves / Someone used resident's name and ssn to apply for unemployment benefits - she found out from her boss

Larceny, public places - Unknown persons entered leasing office of Echo Lake Apartment 11xx N 192nd, opened packages, rummaged through office, fled north on Trail / Home Depot security stopped man who was stealing items to return them for cash / Shoplifter at Home Depot arrested on criminal warrants / Eco Enterprises - inventory steadily disappearing from marijuana horticulture business over a period of several months / Scrap metal stolen from Aldercrest demolition site

Larceny - Tools stolen from shed 147xx 20th NE  / 145xx 27th NE - motor home broken into and sewer hose taken

Mail theft - 21xx N 159th - man reported mail missing, possibly including new Visa cards - later that day his wife was out jogging and found some of their mail on the street

Person with a weapon - Unlawful possession of an AR-15 .223 caliber rifle

Trespass - Drunk refused to leave US BioTek laboratories

Vandalism, parks, schools - Tags in men's room at Twin Ponds park / Ridgecrest Park - tags on handball court and in porta-potty 1xx NE 161st

Vandalism - Smashed window at 160xx Aurora / Tags on city signs and guardrail N 152nd and Ashworth / Medical marijuana store tagged 12xx NE 145th / Customer at  76 Station 20409 Aurora got frustrated and broke the ice cream cooler / Tags on vacated Dairy Queen on Aurora

Z - Stopped for riding bicycle on sidewalk and found pre-loaded syringe of heroin - booked on theft warrants from Shoreline and Lynnwood

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


3 comments:

Anonymous,  August 24, 2014 at 9:58 PM  

It's not illegal to ride a bike on a sidewalk, is it?

Under Z, the discovery of the heroin syringe may be inadmissible in court due to an illegal stop.

Anonymous,  August 25, 2014 at 9:22 AM  

Not sure, but the needle in the neck story is N-A-S-T-Y.

Anonymous,  August 25, 2014 at 11:44 PM  

"Stopped driver with defective brake light and arrested him for possession of narcotics"... Really? Sounds like the 4th amendment isn't doing so well. I'm sure us taxpayers don't mind footing the bill for some violation of the constitution, anyway. Thanks Shoreline PD!

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