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Kirkland man punches roommate in face 12 times for unpaid bills | Police Blotter

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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 Oct. 12-18 the Kirkland Police Department reported 433 traffic violations (seven DUIs), eight school zone traffic violations, 36 alarm calls, 14 noise complaints, six calls for malicious mischief, 15 calls of disturbance, 25 thefts, 26 car prowls, 35 acts of traffic abandonment, 12 calls of civil disturbance, seven reported burglaries, seven domestic violence calls, nine calls for harassment, four reports of illegal drugs, four alleged assaults, seven reported suicides and 13 acts of fraud. At least 24 people were arrested.

Oct. 18

Assault: 5 p.m., 6224 Lake Washington Blvd. N.E. A 43-year-old man allegedly punched his 35-year-old male roommate in the face at least 12 times. The suspect admitted to the assault and said it was a dispute over unpaid bills. The victim refused hospital treatment.

Oct. 17

Domestic violence: 9:48 p.m. 11240 N.E. 132nd St. A 59-year-old man was arrested for fourth degree assault, harassment, interference with a report of domestic violence and malicious mischief. It is reported the victim was a 48-year-old woman. Witnesses included two girls. A computer monitor and printer were damaged during the incident.

Oct. 16

Warrant arrest: 4:15 p.m., 13636 100th Ave. N.E. A group of suspects - a 17-year-old male, a 20-year-old male, a 21-year-old male, a 25-year-old male and a 27-year-old female - allegedly hassled customers at McDonalds. During the incident, a glass marijuana pipe was seized and one subject had a $100 possession of liquor warrant out of Everett.

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