Man arrested for allegedly strangling girlfriend | Kirkland Police Blotter
By RAECHEL DAWSON
Kirkland Reporter Reporter
December 10, 2012 · Updated 5:26 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 Nov. 30 to Dec. 6, the Kirkland Police Department reported 519 traffic violations (11 DUIs), eight school zone traffic violations, 40 alarm calls, 18 noise complaints, nine calls of disturbance, 12 thefts, 15 car prowls, seven vehicular thefts, 31 acts of traffic abandonment, four animal calls, 14 calls of civil disturbance, 10 reported burglaries, three reports of juvenile crime, five domestic violence calls, four calls for harassment, one report of illegal drugs, four alleged assaults, two acts of fraud, five malicious mischief reports, one robbery and five reported suicides. At least 31 people were arrested.
Assault: 9:49 p.m., 13033 N.E. 70th Pl. A 27-year-old woman was arrested for punching her 24-year-old ex-fiance after he informed her he wanted to break up.
Informational report: 1 a.m., 6505 Lakeview Dr. A 79-year-old woman reported an unknown subject had knocked on her door at Emeritus Senior Living and gave her a “bear hug,” which made her uncomfortable. Police were advised the woman suffers from dementia and other health issues that affect her memory. But the woman was insistent that the hug had occurred.
Domestic violence: 9:55 a.m., 12731 N.E. 124th St. A 46-year-old called police after he witnessed a 55-year-old man tackle a 53-year-old woman to the ground and drag her across the parking lot in front of Lucky 7. The suspect denied the allegation and said he was “only trying to help her out.” He was taken into custody.
Burglary: 6:10 a.m., 10022 N.E. 120th Ln. A 52-year-old woman’s keys and identification were stolen from a gym locker in Woodinville, and as a result, she called her friend to check her apartment. When police arrived at her residence, they caught a 40-year-old man and 27-year-old woman attempting to enter her apartment with the stolen keys. The man had two outstanding warrants. Both were booked on attempted residential burglary and possession of stolen property.
Warrant: 1:10 a.m., N.E. 80th St. and 128th Ave. N.E. A 21-year-old man was arrested for his felony Department of Corrections warrant and on charges for making a false or misleading statement to a public official.
Car prowl: 9:47 a.m., 10823 N.E. 134th St. A 56-year-old reported a car prowler opened his unlocked Toyota and stole his vehicle registration and insurance card.
Theft: 10:40 a.m., 8629 120th Ave. N.E. A 49-year-old man was arrested for stealing a pair of Tod and Coach sunglasses, a Garmin GPS unit and a Klever Kutter from Costco.
Assault: 6:35 p.m., 451 4th Ave. S. A 31-year-old woman reported that her 24-year-old boyfriend strangled and hit her in the face. Police found evidence of a physical altercation at the scene but the suspect was not there when they arrived. He has been charged with assault in the fourth degree.
Contact Kirkland Reporter Reporter Raechel Dawson at email@example.com or 425-822-9166 X5052.