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Drunk homeless man arrested for obstruction at Camp Unity | Kirkland Police Blotter
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. 26-29 the Kirkland Police Department reported 255 traffic violations (two DUIs), six school zone traffic violations, 16 alarm calls, four noise complaints, two calls of disturbance, 12 thefts, eight car prowls, four car thefts, 22 acts of traffic abandonment, two animal calls, one call of civil disturbance, one reported burglary, four domestic violence calls, two malicious mischief reports, one juvenile report, one robbery, six calls for harassment, one report of illegal drugs, four acts of fraud and three reported suicides. At least 10 people were arrested.
Malicious mischief: 12:01 a.m., 14413 123rd Ln. N.E. A 44-year-old was arrested after her 18-year-old son reported that she threw a box of his DVD’s into the dumpster, causing water damage and making them non-functional.
Order violation: 11:04 p.m., 12427 N.E. 124th St. Police arrested a 35-year-old man after they witnessed the man and a 36-year-old woman walking from behind a Jiffy Lube at night. The man had a Seattle warrant for assault and a no-contact order between the woman he was walking with. The woman also had a warrant but because her three children were home alone, the warrant was not confirmed.
Warrant: 6:52 a.m., 5515 108th Ave. N.E. A 16-year-old girl was arrested on a felony warrant.
Order violation: 1:34 a.m., 14164 73rd Pl. N.E. a 23-year-old man was taken into custody for violating a no-contact order of domestic violence with his 25-year-old male roommate at their shared residence.
Obstructing: 8:50 a.m., 7525 132nd Ave. N.E. A 58-year-old homeless man was arrested and taken to the Sobering Center in Seattle after police responded to a report of an unwanted person at a tent city, known as Camp Unity. Officers arrived and found the man lying across the entrance driveway, intoxicated and defiant. He refused to accept assistance from the pastor of Lake Washington United Methodist Church or the homeless outreach advocate who was summoned to the scene. The pastor of the church eventually stated he wanted the man trespassed. After the man again refused to get up off the driveway, he was ultimately arrested for obstruction.
Order violation: 8 a.m., 12931 N.E. 101st Pl. A 19-year-old man violated his no contact order by calling his parents six times over the weekend.