Pickpocket robs women at Kirkland Library | Kirkland Police Blotter
By CARRIE RODRIGUEZ
Kirkland Reporter Editor
December 22, 2011 · Updated 4:30 PM
The blotter feature is both a description of a small selection of police incidents and a statistical round-up of all calls to the Kirkland Police Department that are dispatched to on-duty police officers. The Kirkland Reporter Police Blotter is not intended to be representative of all police calls originating in Kirkland, which average about 1,000 per week.
Felony Warrant: Police contacted a 43-year-old Bremerton man and a 27-year-old Seattle woman who were reportedly seen passed out in a vehicle. Both were taken into custody for outside felony warrants.
Theft: 12400 block of Northeast 144th St. An unknown subject broke into the vacuums at the carwash and stole tokens and coins.
Burglary: 1:50 p.m., 11900 block of 93rd Lane N.E. A 23-year-old Lynnwood man and a 21-year-old Bothell man were interrupted as they attempted to break into the victim’s apartment. Both subjects were arrested for residential burglary and several other charges.
Theft: 3 p.m., 308 Kirkland Ave. The victim reported that her purse was stolen from underneath her feet at the Kirkland Library. The suspect stole $200 in cash, debit cards and her driver’s license.
Theft: Someone stole the victim’s credit cards, driver’s license and social security card from her zipped coat pocket while she was using the computer at the Kirkland Library.
Theft: 3:45 p.m., 12000 block of N.E. 80th Street. Someone stole four excavating buckets from a construction site at Lake Washington High School.
Burglary: 4:30 p.m., 12000 block of N.E. 80th Street. Someone cut the padlock to the job site trailer at Lake Washington High School overnight and stole a hot saw and dirt compactor. Stolen equipment totaled more than $2,700.
Burglary: 3 a.m., 12500 block of 116th Ave. N.E. Someone broke into Taco Del Mar and stole $800 in cash. No evidence was recovered.
Harassment: 6 p.m., 13600 block of 92nd Place N.E. A mother contacted police after her 14-year-old son threatened to use his homemade pick axe on her if she did not quit harassing him about hanging out with one of his friends.
Assault: A 24-year-old Tacoma man punched his cab driver in the shoulder and face. When the driver attempted to get out of his cab to defend himself, the man kicked the cab door shut, denting the driver’s side door and closing the door on the cab driver’s shoulder and leg. The man was arrested for fourth-degree assault and malicious mischief.
DUI: 1:54 a.m., 1800 block of Market Street. A 40-year-old Kirkland man was stopped for improper lane travel. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was arrested for driving under the influence. He blew a .148.
Theft: 4 p.m., 200 block of 1st Street. The victim reported that someone prowled his Mercedes some time between Dec. 7-12 in the secured parking garage. The unknown suspect stole more than $1,000 worth of Christmas presents.
Contact Kirkland Reporter Editor Carrie Rodriguez at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-425-822-9166 (ext 5050).