Couple arrested for stealing credit cards, alcohol from woman's purse | Kirkland Police Blotter
By RAECHEL DAWSON
Kirkland Reporter Reporter
February 15, 2013 · Updated 5:13 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 Feb. 8-14 the Kirkland Police Department reported 657 traffic violations (five DUIs), 28 school zone traffic violations, 22 alarm calls, nine noise complaints, 13 calls of disturbance, 15 traffic accidents, 10 thefts, seven car prowls, two car thefts, 12 calls of civil disturbance, five reported burglaries, one report of juvenile crime, nine domestic violence calls, four calls for harassment, four reports of illegal drugs, three alleged assaults, six acts of fraud, eight malicious mischief reports, two sexual offense calls, and two reported suicides. At least 33 people were arrested.
Illegal drugs: 6:40 p.m., 12600 block of N.E. 85th St. A 23-year-old man told police he was waiting for his friend, as he had been in the restroom for 30 minutes. When police approached the 20-year-old man and asked him to provide identification, the man pulled out his wallet but dropped a bag of heroin and a loaded syringe in the process. He was arrested and taken into custody.
Illegal drugs: 3:15 p.m., 13200 block of N.E. 138th Pl. A 24-year-old man was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia.
Warrant: 4:22 p.m., 1100 block of Kirkland Ave. A 29-year-old man was arrested on a Kent misdemeanor theft warrant.
Assault: 11 p.m., 11400 block of N.E. 104th St. A 40-year-old man was booked into Kirkland jail after his wife reported that he grabbed and scratched her, which her injuries showed after police arrived. Two boys age 3 and 6, a man age 69 and a woman age 58 were also involved.
Warrant: 3:32 p.m., 6700 block of Lake Washington Blvd. N.E. After receiving reports of a disturbance over personal property, police arrived to discover a 23-year-old suspect had four warrants, two of which were confirmed out of Snohomish County for possession of drug paraphernalia.
Theft: 7:40 p.m., 12100 block of N.E. 124th St. A 27-year-old woman and a 26-year-old man were arrested after stealing several items, ranging from credit cards to alcohol, from a 34-year-old woman’s purse from behind the bar at Denny’s. During the investigation, another 26-year-old man was arrested on a Renton warrant.
Order violation: 1:38 p.m., 12000 block of 120th Pl. N.E. Police responded to a reported disturbance of a 17-year-old boy and a 19-year-old woman at the railroad tracks near Motel 6. The 17-year-old was arrested for violating a domestic violence protection order and on an outside misdemeanor warrant.
Domestic violence: 8 p.m., 100 block of State St. A 25-year-old woman was arrested for punching her 31-year-old husband in the face. Police determined she was the aggressor by noting the husbands injuries and his “tattered t-shirt.”
Contact Kirkland Reporter Reporter Raechel Dawson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 425-822-9166 X5052.