Lake Forest Park Police Blotter 12-06 to 12-19-2010 - two weeks and a storm, part 2

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Photo courtesy City of Lake Forest Park
by Diane Hettrick - categories are mine - reports are police - who could make this stuff up?

There were so many police calls related to the stormy weather within the two week period, that I pulled them out of the rest of the blotter, which is in Part 1.

Sturm und drang - 12-08 to 12-18

12-08...161xx Bothell Wy. Water flooding driveway, substantial amount of leaf litter washed off Bothell and into resident's storm drain. Cleared leaves and water went down drain.
12-08...168xx 25 NE. Residential alarm. Weather moved the door and tripped the front door motion sensor.
12-08...NE 195/35 NE. Low hanging wires on 35 NE. Shoreline Transportation advised for school busses.
12-08...194xx 30 NE. Residential alarm. Wind and thunder rattled window, setting off glass break sensor.
12-08...54xx NE 180. 08:01 tree down across road, power lines sparking, power to houses is out. Caller's car is on power lines at 178/Ballinger. Flooding on each side of road. Handful of homes whose access is blocked. Need to call to warn them but with power out, answering machines and cordless phones don't work.. 09:58 City Light employee on scene, will stand by for power crew.. 10:03 City Light crew on scene. 11:05 Power to downed line is shut off. Tree moved to owner's yard.

12-09...178xx 40 NE. Alarm. Door not firmly closed and wind blew it open.
12-09...37 NE/NE 194. Low hanging wires - cable or TV.
12-09...145xx Bothell Way. Vehicle spun out, hit curb, and broke axle.

12-10...167xx 30 NE. Big snag in roadway.

12-12...NE 196/55 NE. Trees in wires, hanging over roadway. County looking for an assault suspect in area. Power company standing by but had to wait until flooding issues are resolved.

12-13...35xx NE 147. Residential alarm on front door. Neighbor said that power had been off and just came back on. Might be the cause.
12-13...167xx Shore Dr NE. Complaint of loud motor running all day. Neighbor is pumping sewer line due to flooding.

12-14...174xx Ballinger. Storm damage survey of creeks and roadways throughout the city. (1) NE 184th at 45th NE - tree and wires down, blocking roadway. Barricaded. (2) 174xx block 47th NE. Tree and wires down, blocking roadway. Barricades. (3) 17300 block Beach Dr NE, Snapped power pole with transformer compromising roadway. Barricaded. Significant amount of smaller branches down through the city which are not blocking roads.
12-14...173xx Beach Dr NE. Road closed from Civic Club east. Transformer pole hanging on wires.
12-14...174xx Ballinger. Removing a large branch.
12-14...185xx 26 NE. Removing branches.
12-14...173xx Beach Dr. Blocked by 36" wide tree and branches in road. Parked car hit by debris.
12-14...201xx 45 NE. Alarm at Onnuri church. Exterior door not properly latched and wind might have blown it open.
12-14...191xx 30 NE. Tree fell, hit power lines. Blocking cul de sac. Called City Light, put up barricades.

12-16...37xx NE 188. Residential alarm. On-going issues with alarm and home owner out of town.
12-16...37xx NE 188. Man gone for two weeks. Multiple alarms at his residence. When he returned home, he discovered a tree branch had put a hole in his roof and his neighbor's missing cat was in his house. Cat may have been setting off the alarm. When police arrived, neighbor had retrieved his cat and a repair crew was working on the roof.

12-17...145xx Edgewater Ln. Two rowboats stolen from dock. $7000 loss.

12-18...145xx Edgewater Ln. Boats found. Not stolen. Blown over to another dock.
12-18...193xx 55 NE. Residential alarm. Wind moved door.


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