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. 27 and March 2 there were 198 traffic incidents, 14 traffic accidents, five DUIs, 35 alarm calls, six abandoned vehicles, one burglaries, seven incidents of fraud, 10 civil incidents, five cases of harassment, nine thefts, 14 vehicle prowls, one vehicle theft, four warrants served, five noise complaints, incidents of 16 domestic violence, nine disturbances, one trespass, one assault, two hit and run and 21 incidents involving at least one arrest.
A 21-year-old man was arrested in the 12600 block of 100th Lane Northeast on fourth-degree assault domestic violence charges.
A 46-year-old woman was arrested after police said she punched her 43-year-old ex-boyfriend in the ear. In an affidavit, police said the two began arguing after the woman went through the man’s cell phone and began texting one of his ex-girlfriends. When the man tried to ignore her and leave, the woman punched him on the side of his head. She was arrested on fourth-degree assault charges.
A man and a woman got into an argument about another 33-year-old man taking money from a laundry fund to purchase alcohol, according to a police affidavit. While no crime took place at the time, police arrested the 33-year-old man on an outstanding misdemeanor warrant.
A 24-year-old man was arrested for punching a woman after she invited one of his friends over. The man had his friend’s cell phone and showed up at the woman’s house, punching her in the face before fleeing the scene. He was cited with a fourth-degree assault domestic violence charge.
A 26-year-old man violated a no contact order with his mother and was arrested.
A 21-year-old man was arrested for second-degree trespass in the 9700 block of Northeast Juanita Drive. While police were searching him, they discovered drug paraphernalia.
After breaking terms of her probation for a DUI in Ellensburg, a 29-year-old woman was arrested.