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. 4-11, there were 336 traffic incidents, 26 traffic accidents, six DUIs, 27 general traffic incidents, 37 alarm calls, nine abandoned vehicles, five burglaries, six incidents of fraud, 14 civil incidents, nine cases of harassment, 13 thefts, seven vehicle prowls, eight vehicle thefts, nine warrants served, 13 noise complaints, five animal calls, seven incidents of domestic violence, four incidents of malicious mischief, 15 disturbances, two trespass, two sex crimes, three assaults, six hit and runs and 33 incidents involving at least one arrest.
Trespass: 7:55 p.m., 12200 block of 120th Ave. NE. A 44-year-old woman refused to leave Fred Meyer when requested, and when she attempted to walk back into the store after being removed she was arrested for criminal trespass and booked into the SCORE jail.
Assault: 12:52 a.m., 12200 block of NE 130th Way. An undisclosed juvenile assaulted someone several times by hitting them in the head after they took his cell phone away. The suspect also threw a flower vase. King County Youth Center refused to take him, so he was not booked. The case was forwarded to the prosecutor.
Assault: 5:48 a.m., 100 block of 2nd St. S. A 25-year-old man was arrested for assault after he had thrown someone to the ground and hit her several times in the face. The injuries found on his hand by police were consistent with the injuries found on the victim and her explanation of what had happened.
Assault: 1:45 a.m., 12200 block of 112th Way NE. A 44-year-old man was arrested for assault, malicious mischief and interfering with the reporting of a crime, when he assaulted his wife by strangling her, pulling her hair, throwing her to the ground, breaking her phone and then hanging up on 911.
Reckless driving: 6:06 p.m., 13800 block of 116th Ave NE. A 29-year-old man was charged with reckless driving and driving with a suspended license after he was spotted driving and drove away at high speeds.
Assault: 4:04 p.m., 10200 block of NE 132nd St. A 32-year-old man and patient at Fairfax Hospital was arrested when he assaulted a nurse.
Assault: 9:10 a.m., 200 block of 9th St. A 41-year-old man was arrested after he assaulted his 39-year-old wife in front of a two-year-old boy. The man shoved her to the floor, causing injury and pain to her neck and hand. He then took her cell phone and threw it against the wall.