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Man arrested for theft, aggressive panhandling at Walgreens | 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 Jan. 31 through Feb. 7, the Kirkland Police Department reported 724 traffic violations (nine DUIs), 38 school zone traffic violations, 43 alarm calls, 21 noise complaints, 10 calls of disturbance, 26 traffic accidents, 11 thefts, 17 car prowls, nine calls of civil disturbance, 12 reported burglaries, five reports of juvenile crime, nine domestic violence calls, seven calls for harassment, four reports of illegal drugs, four alleged assaults, 17 acts of fraud, five malicious mischief reports and two reported rapes. At least 44 people were arrested.
Warrant: 3 p.m., 200 block of Parkplace Ctr. A 19-year-old man was arrested on a no bail felony warrant for escape out of the Department of Corrections. He was found intoxicated outside QFC and gave a false name to police several times. An automatic spring-assisted knife was taken as evidence.
Burglary: 8:45 a.m., 8500 block of N.E. 143rd St. A witness reported seeing a suspicious man go around the back of his neighbor’s residence, however, the 22-year-old suspect was already in custody for recently burglarizing another house.
Assault: 11:30 p.m., 6500 block of 116th Ave. N.E. A 53-year-old mentally disabled woman assaulted a 43-year-old woman at her assisted living home. The victim complained of pain in her right knee but took no further action.
Order of violation: 10:30 a.m., 12600 block of N.E. 124th St. A 19-year-old man was booked into Kirkland jail for violating a domestic violence order after police received a disturbance call at Francis Village.
Warrant: 3:57 p.m., 12400 block of N.E. 85th St. A 19-year-old man was arrested on a third degree theft warrant after he was initially contacted for aggressive panhandling at a Walgreens.
Disorderly conduct: 1:38 a.m., 100 block of Kirkland Ave. A 33-year-old man and a 30-year-old man were arrested for physically fighting inside and outside the Tikki Bar located in downtown Kirkland. Both received counts of disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and third degree assault.
Domestic violence: 5:35 a.m., 500 block of Central Way. A 27-year-old woman was arrested for assaulting her 29-year-old boyfriend.
Assault: 12:30 p.m., 12000 block of N.E. 128th St. A 33-year-old woman was arrested for assaulting a 58-year-old man and a 45-year-old woman at EvergreenHealth hospital.