Drunk women drive cars into ditch, tree | Kirkland Police Blotter
March 3, 2010 · Updated 10:26 AM
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 800 per week.
Between Feb. 17-23, the Kirkland Police Department reported 408 traffic violations (five DUIs), 22 alarm calls, 24 car accidents, 11 noise complaints, 17 thefts, nine car prowls, four domestic violence calls, seven acts of fraud, 10 calls of a disturbance, three assaults, six calls for malicious mischief, three calls for illegal substances and six calls of harassment. At least 32 people were arrested.
DUI: 7:30 p.m., 900 Kirkland Way. A 62-year-old female drove her car into the ditch near Kirkland Way and Railroad Ave. She was arrested for DUI with a blood alcohol content of .152.
DUI: 7:51 p.m., 11600 N.E. 102nd Place. A 36-year-old Redmond female got lost in Kirkland and crashed into a tree. She was subsequently arrested for DUI.
Theft: A 14-year-old Kirkland boy was arrested for third degree theft after he shoplifted a pair of Converse All-Star shoes. The case was referred to juvenile court for prosecution.
Theft: 4 p.m., 12221 120th Ave. N.E. A 24-year-old Kirkland man was arrested for third degree theft after being observed removing a security tag from a pair of tennis shoes and then wearing the shoes out of the store without paying.
Minor in possession: 6:34 p.m., 12400 Totem Lake Boulevard. Two minors were arrested for being in possession of drug paraphernalia and alcohol.