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 Feb. 11-18, there were 194 traffic incidents, traffic accidents, five DUIs, 20 general traffic incidents, 33 alarm calls, 13 abandoned vehicles, six burglaries, 13 incidents of fraud, civil incidents, five cases of harassment, 14 thefts, nine vehicle prowls, 10 warrants served, 14 noise complaints, five animal calls, 14 incidents of domestic violence, 11 incidents of malicious mischief, nine disturbances, three trespasses, two sex offenses, three assaults, five hit and runs and 28 incidents involving at least one arrest.
Assault: 7:52 a.m., 9600 block of NE 120th St. A 25-year-old man was taken into custody for domestic violence and preventing the victim from reporting it to the police. During a verbal argument with his girlfriend of three years, he punched her multiple times in the face, threw her to the ground and took her cell phone from her.
Trespass: 11:48 p.m., 12600 block of NE 124th St. A 22-year-old man was arrested for trespass.
Theft: 2:40 a.m., 200 block of 2nd Street S. A highly intoxicated 24-year-old woman took a cab from Seattle to Kirkland and then ran from the cab without paying. When contacted by police the loud and belligerent woman continued to refuse to pay the $45 fare and was arrested.