Police incidents in Lake Forest Park for May 2022

Saturday, June 18, 2022

Police incidents heatmap for May 2022. Each blue dot is an incident generated by dispatch or an officer. This map represents 893 incidents in May.

Type - Calls
  • Suspicious Circumstances 62
  • Welfare Check 22
  • Alarm 18
  • Theft 15
  • Parking 12
  • Traffic Accident 8
  • Disturbance 7
Notable Calls/Incidents:

Officers conducted a traffic stop at 1:30am on a vehicle with no brake lights, driving slowing through a neighborhood. The driver had no valid driver’s license, was dressed in all dark clothing with gloves, bandana, flashlight, backpack, large knives, and a realistic looking pistol that was later discovered to be an airsoft pistol. The driver was cited and released.

Downed mailboxes
A vehicle was discovered abandoned after striking several mailboxes. The vehicle was left blocking the roadway and a trail of vomit was observed on the ground leading away from the vehicle. Officers are investigating the incident as a hit and run.

Officers responded to a shoplift at Rite Aid. The suspect attempted to leave the area by Metro bus. Officers located the suspect and discovered he had multiple warrants for theft and criminal trespass. The suspect was booked into jail.

Four subjects were observed leaving Ross Stores with over $1000 in clothing. The suspects fled out of the city. Officers were later contacted by a Snohomish County Deputy who provided possible suspect information based on the vehicle license plate.

Officers were contacted in the police parking lot by a subject asking for directions. The subject then backed his vehicle into a parked police vehicle in the lot and left without stopping. Officers were able to re-contact driver and obtain the required information.

Officers were dispatched to a suspicious vehicle that showed up overnight in front of the caller’s residence. It was later confirmed the vehicle had been reported stolen out of Redmond. The vehicle was returned to the owner. Another stolen vehicle was located in the 14800 block of Bothell Way NE. The vehicle was impounded per the owner. Another subject located his own stolen work truck in LFP. Officers assisted with processing and the recovery.

Drug kit
An unoccupied home for sale was broken into overnight. Officers located drug paraphernalia along with obvious fingerprint and DNA evidence. King County AFIS responded to process the crime scene.

A transient subject was located sleeping behind the jersey barrier on Ballinger Way NE. The subject also attempted to start a small fire. Crisis services were offered and declined. 

A transient subject was discovered sleeping in Blue Heron Park. Subject refused all assistance and services, leaving on foot. 

Several transients were contacted near the 14500 Block of Bothell Way NE (Seattle border). All refused services. 

Officers also were dispatched to the same location for a female vomiting and in distress who had two small children with her. She refused any assistance and resources.

Officers contacted a female running down roadway shedding clothing, appeared under the influence and possibly in a manic state. Subject refused services and mobile crisis. Officers unable to reach criteria for an involuntary detention.

Officers assisted with a downed tree/power pole. During this call a severely injured wild animal had to be dispatched by officers.

Officers contacted a shoplift suspect who, while fleeing, threw a full bottle (of what was later discovered to be over 100 fentanyl pills). The subject was booked into jail for possession of stolen property and possession of narcotics with the intent to sell.


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