Drunk man arrested after driving car backwards down median | Kirkland Police Blotter

Drunk man arrested after driving car backwards down median | 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.

Between March 23-29, there were 806 total incidents, including 119 traffic incidents, 29 traffic accidents, five DUIs, 43 general traffic incidents, six incidents involving illegal drugs, 38 alarm calls, 14 abandoned vehicles, three burglaries, 10 incidents of fraud, 10 civil incidents, 12 cases of harassment, 12 thefts, nine vehicle prowls, three vehicle thefts, five warrants served, 12 noise complaints, one animal call, 12 incidents of domestic violence, no fireworks complaints, five disturbances, one sex offense, one hit and run and 27 incidents involving at least one arrest.

March 24

Warrant: 3:43 p.m., 11600 block of 104th Ave. NE. A 33-year-old Lake Stevens woman was arrested on her outstanding warrant after she was contacted outside of her deceased husband’s child’s mother’s residence.

Theft: 8:57 p.m., 8100 block of 126th Ave. NE. A 28-year-old Bellevue man refused to pay his cab fare after being dropped off in Kirkland. The man attempted to provide a false name when contacted by police. The man was discovered to have a warrant for third degree theft.

March 25

Assault: 10 a.m., 19th Ave. A 25-year-old Kirkland woman was arrested for domestic violence assault.

March 26

Traffic: 7:33 p.m., 12000 block of 100th Ave. NE. A 22-year-old Kirkland woman was stopped driving a vehicle with expired registration. Her driver’s license was suspended and she had a Kirkland police warrant. She was arrested and booked.

Warrant: 11:10 p.m., 12000 block of NE 128th St. A 33-year-old Tacoma man was arrested on his felony warrants after causing a disturbance at EvergreenHealth hospital.

Domestic: 9:36 p.m., 12800 block of NE 104th St. A 34-year-old Kirkland man was arrested for slapping and shoving his wife.

March 27

Warrant: 8:11 a.m., 13200 block of 135th Ave. NE. A 33-year-old Kirkland woman was arrested on her King County felony warrants.

DUI: 3:48 p.m., 11600 block of 124th Ave. NE. A 29-year-old Redmond man was arrrested for DUI after being involved in a minor traffic accident. The suspect refused to take a blood-alcohol test.

March 28

Illegal drugs: 3:13 a.m., 11100 block of NE 132nd St. Officers contacted two men after they were observed near a recent car prowl. The 21-year-old Kirkland man was found to have an outstanding assault warrant out of Bellevue. Upon a search, the man was found to have 6.07 grams of methamphetamine and .54 grams of heroin. He was transported to King County jail.

Traffic offense: 11:35 p.m., 9200 block of NE 135th St. A 26-year-old Sammamish man was contacted by police after reversing his car down a median. He was also found to be driving with a suspended license. He was booked and released.

March 29

Warrant: 12:47 a.m., 11800 block of 124th Ave. NE. A 25-year-old Kirkland man was arrested on a misdemeanor warrant for malicious mischief out of Issaquah after being contacted in the Ford of Kirkland parking lot eating some food from Taco Bell in his truck.

Obstructing: 7:28 p.m., 11500 block of 124th Ave. NE. A 32-year-old homeless man was contacted after police saw him j-walk. Upon contact the man declined to identify himself and wilfully hindered and delayed the officer’s duties. The man was arrested for obstruction. The man was also found to have a $75,000 warrant for second degree assault from the King County Sheriff’s Office.


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