The blotter feature is a description of a small selection of police incidents and 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.
Tuesday, July 4
Assault: A 46-year-old man was arrested for fourth degree assault on the 10700 block of Northeast 142nd St. after pushing his girlfriend to the ground and pinning her for several minutes.
Monday, July 3
Theft: A 40-year-old man was arrested for shoplifting at the Kirkland Fred Meyer. He attempted to steal a watermelon, a three-ring binder, a page protector and several toys.
Theft: A 19-year-old man was arrested for shoplifting $53.25 worth of food from the Juanita Safeway. The man was booked, cited and issued a one-year trespass letter before he was released.
Sunday, July 2
Trespass: A 32-year-old man was arrested for trespassing on the roof of a Kirkland sports bar. The man reportedly used the fire-escape ladder to climb onto the rooftop. The Kirkland and Bellevue Fire Departments were called and had to perform a search and rescue-style removal of the man because he was too intoxicated to use the fire-escape. The man had warrants in three different cities.
Saturday, July 1
Theft: A 38-year-old man stole a bicycle and was detained after a short chase. He was found to have a felony warrant for dangerous drugs and was arrested. He was also in possession of burglary tools, stolen property and drug paraphernalia.
Theft: A 71-year-old woman was cited for theft after attempting to shoplift $30 worth of goods from the Kirkland Goodwill. The woman is reportedly known by the store’s security and has stolen from the Goodwill in the past.
Arrest: A 27-year-old man was arrested on his Bothell misdemeanor warrant for drug paraphernalia outside the Kingsgate McDonald’s.