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Father is punched after refusing to drive son to visit his cat | 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 Feb. 22-28, the Kirkland Police Department reported 546 traffic violations (seven DUIs), 20 school zone traffic violations, 40 alarm calls, 11 noise complaints, 12 calls of disturbance, 14 thefts, 27 car prowls, six car thefts, 21 traffic accidents, 13 calls of civil disturbance, nine reported burglaries, five reports of juvenile crime, 15 domestic violence calls, seven calls for harassment, five reports of illegal drugs, three assaults, 11 acts of fraud, six malicious mischief reports, two reported sex offenses, one rape, one robbery and three suicides. At least 29 people were arrested.
Domestic violence: 12:54 p.m., 100 block of 5th Ave. A 23-year-old man was arrested after he got into a fight with his 56-year-old father. The two were driving on Lake Washington Boulevard when the young man threw a fit because his father refused to drive him to visit his cat. He grabbed his father’s iPhone and jumped out of the car and then allegedly punched his father in the chest and damaged the driver’s side door with a knife. Several pieces of evidence were collected at the scene, including two knives.
Domestic violence: 9 p.m., 11400 block of Slater Ave. N.E. A 26-year-old woman was taken into custody after allegedly striking a 27-year-old man in the face twice during an argument.
Assault: 11:34 p.m., 100 block of Kirkland Ave. A 32-year-old man was arrested on two counts of fourth-degree assault after allegedly head-butting a patron at Central Tavern and then punching a person for calling 911.
Theft: 3:42 p.m., 14100 block of Juanita Dr. N.E. An 18-year-old QFC employee was arrested, trespassed and fired for stealing more than 10 items from the grocery store. The items include alcohol, yogurt, snacks and Easter candy.
Disorderly conduct: 1:21 a.m., 50 block of Lakeshore Plz. A 40-year-old man was taken into custody for disorderly conduct.
Assault: 1:45 p.m., 12200 block of N.E. 116th St. Police received a 911 report that a white man in his 20s, wearing a blue puffy jacket and orange hooded sweatshirt with a baseball cap, assaulted a woman at a Jack in the Box and took her purse. The reporting party said the suspect jumped a fence and went into a nearby parking lot at the back of a hotel. It is unknown if police arrested the suspect.
Warrant: 11:20 a.m., 10700 block of N.E. 58th St. A 26-year-old man was arrested on a $10,000 DUI warrant while his 22-year-old girlfriend was arrested on her Bellevue theft warrant. Police arrived after they saw four people sleeping in a car outside of the male suspect’s home, one of whom was his girlfriend. There was numerous drug paraphernalia in the vehicle but no narcotics were located and the other two occupants were released. After the suspects were taken to jail, the male suspect stated he had ingested seven Xanax pills and 2.5 grams of heroin. He was cleared by Aid 21 thereafter.
Warrant: 12:43 p.m., 12800 block of Totem Lake Blvd. N.E. During a welfare check, a 33-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman were found to be high on methadone but denied help. The woman was arrested on a Seattle driving-while-license-suspended warrant but as she was being transported to jail, she became unresponsive. She was checked by a Kirkland firefighter, cleared and booked into custody.
Domestic violence: 2:30 a.m., 12000 block of Slater Ave. N.E. A 26-year-old man was arrested for arguing with his mother while he was intoxicated. He faces a felony warrant.
Malicious mischief: 12500 block of N.E. 116th St. A 24-year-old man was arrested after police witnessed him smashing the windshield of a parked and unoccupied pickup truck at an apartment complex. He then got into another vehicle that did not belong to him and remained there. Police report the man was highly intoxicated.