LFP Police Blotter 6-7 to 6-14-2010

Sunday, June 20, 2010

By Diane Hettrick
The Categories are my creation and bear no resemblance to any police report, anywhere.

Serious crime
6-7…..185xx 37th NE. Robbery/stabbing. See article.
6-10….185xx 26th NE. $5000 worth of tools taken from garage of unoccupied home.

Things get complicated
6-7…..177xx Beach Dr. Resident reported theft of outgoing mail containing checks. He immediately closed the account, which meant that legitimate payments that had already gone out but had not been processed bounced, accruing NSF charges and late fees. He was told that if he had a police report, they would waive the charges and fees.

Car talk
6-7…..158xx 32nd NE. Suspicious vehicle turned out to be a rental car belonging to resident’s friend who had parked it in the right-of-way.
6-7…..26th NE/NE 185th. Car parked for four months. Owner advised to move car.
6-7…..Bothell Wy. Someone in southbound car threw something that shattered passenger window of northbound car.
6-8…..29xx NE 182nd. Abandoned car. Altered plate, no insurance.
6-8…..26xx NE 195th. Located owner of vehicle in hit and run. Owner claimed co-worker was driving car. No insurance.
6-9…..Towne Centre. Car stolen from upper lot. Found car and suspect.
6-10....174th/Ballinger. Hit and run.
6-11….160xx 36th NE. Abandoned car. Extensive ignition damage, registration expired.
6-14….NE 180th/NE Perkins. Vehicle fire. Northshore Fire called.

Obstacle course
6-8…..184xx Ballinger, LFP Market. 15-year-old driver with learner’s permit was pulling into parking stall and pressed the gas pedal instead of the brake. Jumped the curb and struck and broke the front window of the store.
6-10....171st/Bothell Wy. Report of reckless driving. Hit guardrail, ran over speed sign, door falling off vehicle, destroyed bus lane sign.
6-11….Towne Centre. Mall security reported damage to stop sign, concrete barriers knocked over. Probably delivery van to Rite Aid.

Family drama
6-7…..195xx 38th NE. Step-mom kicked out step-daughter, who asked police to stand by while she got her things out of the house.
6-7…..Police dept counter. Daughter reported that her Alzheimer’s afflicted mother was being taken advantage of by her caretaker, who was being paid multiple times for the same work.
6-9…..174xx Ballinger. Citizen brought in drug paraphernalia for identification before confronting stepson.
6-9…..145th/Bothell Wy. Mentally disabled 14 year old got off bus and went missing.
6-10....30xx NE 203rd . Runaway son returned home. Father requested police talk to him about issues in his life.
6-10….30xx NE 203rd. Son ran away again. Son drinks, smokes pot, did crack.
6-11….174xx 37th NE. Woman left 5 year old in car. Told officer she has a personal issue that caused her to soil herself.
6-12….177xx 28th NE. Theft of misc electronics from unlocked van. Thinks ex-wife may have pawned for drugs.

Love your neighbors
6-7…..196xx 40th Pl. The neighbors behind his house are up a hill and often throw garbage into victim’s yard. This time a 5 gallon bucket of dried concrete broke his slider. Cops talked to homeowner up the hill who finally said that her son moves things around the backyard. She provided insurance information.
6-11….171xx 35th NE. Complained about neighbor’s van blocking his driveway – ongoing complaint. Van moved before police arrived.
6-11….196xx 47th. Noise complaint about band practicing. Told them to stop.
6-12….148th/Bothell Wy. Loud party at midnight. When officer arrived, no noise.
6-12….155xx Bothell Wy. Citizen moved into apt two weeks ago. Someone was trying to get in her apt, knocking on windows and door. Officer contacted him, he was drunk and lost.
6-14….192xx Forest Park Dr, apartments. Complained that neighbor left TV on loudly to keep the dogs company. Officer found that neighbor was home napping, TV was not very loud, but advised him to lower the volume.

Good citizen award
165xx Shore Dr NE. Found wallet with school ID.

Bad citizen award
6-12….196xx 47th NE. Tagging. “DRUMS”

Nervous (but it’s ok to call – cops prefer you do that to ignoring suspicious activity)
6-7…..38xx NE 182nd. Son thought someone was trying to get in to the house. Police checked, but found no evidence of prowlers.
6-8…..32xx NE 198th. Strange man in cul de sac, staring at female resident.
6-10….NE 160/33rd NE. Van sitting for 20 minutes. Suspicious circumstances.
6-11….185xx 37th. Report of “gang graffiti” but cops couldn’t locate it.
6-11….168xx Bothell Wy. Citizen reported that 3 employees smelled like pot. Officer said there was no odor of marijuana but the 3 smelled like garbage.
6-12….198xx 32nd. Report of gunshot. A transformer blew. Notified City Light.
6-12….190xx 35th NE. Suspicious vehicle. Was grocery delivery.

Officer Friendly
6-8…..185xx 37th. Report of pit bull and boxer running loose. The boxer was returned home – was sitting in the middle of the street like a traffic cone.
6-9…..147xx Bothell Wy. Subject missed last bus, flagged down patrol car for ride to 68th.
6-11….167xx 37th NE. Neighbor’s dog seems to be trapped. Neighbor going over but wants help.
6-12….30xx NE 182nd. 14 year old riding mini-bike on city streets. Held for parent pickup.
6-12….30xx NE 182nd. Dogs running loose. Returned home.
6-12….Towne Centre. 12 year old couldn’t unlock bike chain. Had to cut it.
6-12….166xx Beach Dr NE. 14 year old riding mini-bike.

Keeping them off the roads
6-9…..28xx NE 185th. Driving While License Suspended.
6-9…..165xx Bothell Wy. Driving While License Suspended. Expired registration, no insurance.
6-10….175th/Ballinger. Driving While License Suspended.
6-11….149th/Bothell Wy. Elderly, confused, hard of hearing driver cited for unsafe lane travel, no proof of insurance.
6-13….Arco station employee. Driving With License Suspended.
6-14….171xx Bothell Wy. Stopped for cell phone use. Cited for Driving With License Suspended, no insurance.

False Alarms
6-9…..201xx 45th
6-9…..193xx 49th. Alarm tripped, alarm company called to cancel.
6-9…..39xx NE 157th Pl.
6-9…..165xx Shore Dr NE.
6-10….203xx 30th Ave NE. Dog got loose in house, may have tripped alarm.
6-10….167xx 39th NE. Realtor set off alarm on vacant house. Couldn’t figure out how to turn it off, so disconnected power supply and back-up battery.
6-11….184xx 33rd Ct NE. Motion sensor from back yard.
6-11….26xx NE 184th Pl. Motion sensor. Homeowner came home to find cops in yard. Thought she saw the blind move upstairs – asked cops to check inside house – all ok.
6-11….198xx 47th NE. Audible alarm. Citation for 2nd false alarm in 6 months.
6-12….47xx NE 178th. Accidental activation.
6-14….165xx Shore Dr. Cop had to scale wrought iron fence and gate to check house. No one home. Cited for second false alarm in six months.
6-14….54xx NE 200th.

6-9…..148xx Bothell. Fraud on debit card.
6-10….182xx 40th NE. Reporting party sent $1600 to UK for stranded friend but friend’s computer had been hacked and it was a scam.

6-10….193xx 55th NE. Stole 12 pack of beer

This week’s winners
6-7…..170xx Hamlin Rd NE. Woman reported that a person who lives with her had been stealing from her for three years. She presented a six page list of items stolen. She wanted a police report so she could make an insurance claim. Officers refused to make a report on something three years old. She stated she will file a complaint with chief and mayor.
6-7…..LFP court. Camera ticket review hearing. Subject has anger management issues and started to get agitated but presence of three officers calmed him down
6-8…..155xx Lakeshore Blvd. Found 30 construction cones and shopping carts in driveway. Senior prank.
6-11….Police dept. counter. Woman wanted a Welfare Check on neighbor but wouldn’t give her name, address or neighbor’s address. Hasn’t seen neighbor for over two years. Given procedure for anonymous call.


Jenny DB June 21, 2010 at 10:01 AM  

HAHAH my favorites:
"Bothell Wy. Citizen reported that 3 employees smelled like pot. Officer said there was no odor of marijuana but the 3 smelled like garbage."
"Suspicious vehicle. Was grocery delivery."
"Report of pit bull and boxer running loose. The boxer was returned home – was sitting in the middle of the street like a traffic cone."

Not so funny- outgoing mail stolen, checks bounced. People SHOULD NOT send mail from unsecured mailboxes. See tips on preventing mail identity theft: http://www.shorelineareanews.com/2010/06/secure-your-mailbox-to-prevent-mail.html

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