Couple attempts to steal items from library | Kirkland 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 Nov. 9-15 the Kirkland Police Department reported 604 traffic violations (four DUIs), 12 school zone traffic violations, 31 alarm calls, eight noise complaints, seven calls of disturbance, 17 thefts, 20 car prowls, 32 acts of traffic abandonment, five animal calls, 10 calls of civil disturbance, six reported burglaries, 13 domestic violence calls, seven calls for harassment, three reports of illegal drugs, one alleged assault, nine acts of fraud, five malicious mischief reports, one sex offense and one reported suicide. At least 30 people were arrested.

Nov. 15

Domestic violence: 6 p.m., 12459 N.E. 141st St. A 20-year-old woman was arrested for fourth-degree assault against a 21-year-old woman.

Nov. 13

Obstruction: 12:31 a.m., 16 Central Way. A 27-year-old man was booked into custody after he refused to identify himself after being caught urinating in public.

Nov. 12

Warrant: 2:46 a.m., 11021 N.E. 124th Ln. A 25-year-old was arrested after police discovered he had a driving-while-license-suspended warrant and felony Department of Corrections escape warrant. He was discovered after his friend overdosed on heroin and police were there to conduct the investigation. His friend was revived and taken to EvergreenHealth.

Nov. 11

Assault: 12:40 p.m. 668 10th Ave. A 27-year-old was taken into custody after he allegedly stood over his 24-year-old girlfriend in bed and punched his fists together in an intimidating way. In defense, she kicked out at him and he punched her leg and slapped her face. The suspect put her in a chokehold in the kitchen until she was able to get away and call police.

Nov. 10

Trespass: 10:35 a.m., 308 Kirkland Ave. The Kirkland Library reported a 40-year-old woman and 45-year-old man to police for suspicious behavior and possible DVD theft. The couple may have attempted to steal items from the library but police believe they interrupted such crime. They were ordered not to trespass on the library’s property for one year.

Order violation: 4:25 p.m., 12601 N.E. 132nd St. A 32-year-old man was arrested for a domestic violence protection order and obstruction of an officer. A 57-year-old woman called police to report that she’d seen text messages sent to her son from the suspect’s ex-wife that he was at her house and upset that she had found drug paraphernalia on him. When police arrived, the suspect’s mother and his ex-wife denied he was present but a juvenile at the residence said he was in the bedroom. Police found him in the back of the closet.

Domestic violence: 7:30 p.m., 12424 N.E. 142nd Ln. A 23-year-old woman was arrested after striking her 20-year-old boyfriend in the head several times during a dispute.


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