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.
Thursday, July 13
Assault: A 27-year-old man was arrested for fourth-degree assault on the 12400 block of Totem Lake Way after pinning his pregnant wife onto the bed and pushing her off in an effort to get her phone. He would not return the phone to let her call 911. He left the residence prior to police arrival and was later taken into custody without incident.
Wednesday, July 12
Warrant Arrest: A 33-year-old man was arrested and booked into King County Jail after escaping community custody. An expensive bike was found with the suspect and suspected to be stolen.
Assault/Malicious Mischief: A 45-year-old man was arrested for assault following an altercation with his girlfriend on the 10300 block of Northeast 141st St. The man was also charged with interfering with reporting and malicious mischief.
Tuesday, July 11
Theft: A 24-year-old man attempted to steal $347 worth of alcohol from the Juanita Safeway, but was detained by loss prevention until police arrived. The man was then arrested for assault and theft.
Order Violation: A 23-year-old man was arrested for violating a no-contact order (NCO) and two other warrants for a prior NCO violation and escaping community custody.
Monday, July 10
A 28-year-old man attempted to steal milk and various food products from the Juanita Safeway, but was stopped by Safeway loss prevention. The man was found in possession of drug paraphernalia, including a broken pipe and a metal spoon with suspected heroin residue.
Sunday, July 9
Hit-and-Run: A 46-year-old man uprooted a stop sign at the corner of Northeast 144th Place and 132nd Avenue Northeast in Kirkland. The man’s vehicle was found at Kamiakin Junior High and he was arrested for hit and run.
Saturday, July 8
Warrant Arrest: A 25-year-old man, known to have a felony warrant for postal theft, was recognized outside of the Rose Hill Safeway. He was arrested and booked into King County Jail. The man had also stolen items from the Rose Hill Walgreens, which were returned.
Friday, July 7
Theft: A 29-year-old man attempted to steal $8 worth of food from the Juanita Safeway, but was stopped by loss prevention. He was charged with shoplifting.