Wheelchair bound patients get into physical altercation over warm seats | Kirkland Police Blotter
By MATT PHELPS
Kirkland Reporter Regional Assistant Editor
March 14, 2012 · 12:57 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.
Between March 6-12, the Kirkland Police Department reported 549 traffic violations (six DUIs), 37 alarm calls, 14 car accidents, eight noise complaints, 17 thefts, nine car prowls, nine domestic violence calls, eight calls for harassment, eight acts of fraud, 12 calls of a disturbance, 10 calls for illegal substances, 17 calls for mental or emotional disturbance and eight calls of civil disturbance. At least 42 people were arrested.
Illegal substance: 6:01 p.m., 12421 Totem Lake Blvd. N.E. A 40-year-old Kirkland man was pulled over for expired license plate tabs. After contacting the man, the officer noticed the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. The man admitted to having marijuana and handed it over to the officer.
Disturbance: 11:33 p.m. 10112 111th Ave. N.E. A 16-year-old boy was arrested on his felony warrant for trafficking stolen property after being contacted in a group of juveniles.
Theft: 6:10 p.m., 255 Central Way. A man was arrested for shoplifting beer from Subway and found to be in possession of .56 grams of marijuana.
Domestic: 9:23 p.m., 10400 block of Northup Way. A 59-year-old Seattle man was arrested for assault, domestic violence and DUI. The man pushed his ex-girlfriend, and his car door glanced off her knee as he attempted to drive around the woman. The man provided a .126 blood alcohol level.
Weapons: 2:33 p.m., 8500 block of N.E. 143rd St. Neighbors assisted a man who accidentally shot himself in the hand while handling his handgun.
Informational report: 3:15 p.m., 10100 block of N.E. 120th St. A registered nurse at Lake View reported that two patients got into a physical altercation when they both attempted to sit in front of the fireplace. Both patients are wheelchair bound.
Minor, liquor violation: 10:41 p.m., 11400 N.E. 132nd St. A 20-year-old Kirkland man was arrested for minor in possession of alcohol.
Contact Kirkland Reporter Regional Assistant Editor Matt Phelps at email@example.com or 425-822-9166 ext. 5052.