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 Dec. 6-13, the Kirkland Police Department reported 587 traffic violations, 25 car accidents, 42 alarm calls, four assaults (11 domestic violence), 20 thefts, 12 cases of fraud, 12 vehicle prowls, 13 burglaries, 10 school zone violations, nine hit and run incidents, two suicides and nine calls of harassment. At least 46 people were arrested.
Order violation: 5:55 p.m., 12200 block of N.E. 112th Place: A 29-year-old Kirkland man was arrested for violating a temporary protection order after he text messaged his ex-girlfriend. He was booked into Kirkland jail.
Assault: 9 p.m., 12000 block of N.E. 128th St. A 25-year-old Kirkland man was arrested for assaulting a female employee of EvergreenHealthcare.
Assault: 4 p.m., 6100 block of 114th Ave. N.E. A 19-year-old Kirkland woman was arrested for fourth-degree assault and third-degree malicious mischief after she assaulted her 56-year-old mother. The suspect also kicked and scratched her mother’s vehicle, causing damage to the front door.
Domestic violence: 7 p.m., 14200 block of 110th Ave. N.E. A 38-year-old Kirkland woman was arrested for fourth-degree assault after grabbing and squeezing her 55-year-old mother’s wrist and pulling her mother out of the doorway. The suspect is a drug addict and alcoholic. She didn’t want to go to out-patient treatment and has suicidal tendencies.
Domestic violence: 9 p.m., 12600 block of N.E. 124th St. A 19-year-old Kirkland man was arrested for domestic violence and malicious mischief. He damaged a residential glass window.
Assault: 3:25 a.m., 10800 block of 113th Ct. N.E. Two officers were at the Forbes Creek Apartments for an unrelated noise complaint when they heard screaming from another location in the complex. They found a 32-year-old Bothell woman in an altercation with her live-in boyfriend, a 28-year-old Bothell man. The woman was highly intoxicated and her boyfriend said she punched him in the face while he was trying to drive home earlier. The woman said, “If he said I punched him, then I probably did.” Neither party had any visible injury on them. The woman was arrested.
Suspicious circumstances: 1:51 a.m., 11800 N.E. 85th St. The victim called to report a suspicious vehicle cruising in the neighborhood. An officer located the vehicle and conducted a stop. The 41-year-old Carnation woman was driving with a suspended license and showed to be the respondent in a no contact order with the 39-year-old passenger. The woman was arrested and booked in jail.