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 May 9 and 16, the Kirkland Police Department reported 325 traffic violations, seven DUIs, two animal calls, 31 alarm calls, two noise complaints, seven calls of disturbance, 23 thefts, three car prowls, eight traffic accidents, 11 calls of civil disturbance, two reported burglaries, 10 domestic violence calls, six calls for harassment, two noise complaints, one underage drinking violation, three hit and runs, two abuse cases, one alleged assault, seven acts of fraud, six malicious mischief reports and one sex offense. At least 28 people were arrested.
Assault: 1:15 p.m., 12200 block of 82nd Ave NE. A 16-year-old boy was arrested after hitting his mother during an argument about him taking apple cider without permission.
Assault: 4 p.m., 41400 block of 4th Ave S. A 35-year-old woman was arrested after assaulting her 38-year-old husband.
Assault: 4:08 p.m., 18200 block of 4th St. A 56-year-old man was arrested after he attempted to kick his wife out of the house. During an ensuing fight he grabbed her and slammed her against the garage door. The man then locked himself inside the house. When the police arrived the man allowed them to come in and he was taken into custody.
Prostitution: 12:30 a.m., 12000 block of 120th PL NE. A 31-year-old woman was arrested on charges of prostitution after agreeing through text messages to perform sexual acts for money.
DUI: 2:30 p.m., 12000 block of Slater Ave NE. A 32-year-old man was arrested after being pulled over in traffic. He also provided a false identity. A breathalyzer test showed he had a blood alcohol level of .261. He also was found to have a no-bail DUI warrant from the Kirkland Police Department and another one out of Redmond. He was booked and the vehicle was impounded.
Theft: 5:50 p.m., 92000 block of 128th Ave NE. A 15-year-old girl was arrested after taking her parent’s Honda sedan without permission. The vehicle was later located and returned to the owner. The girl was found and arrested for investigation.
Domestic Violence: 10:15 a.m., 12600 block of Market Street. A 31-year-old woman was charged with violating an anti-harassment order after her ex-boyfriend complained she was writing blog entries about him. The order stated for her to not post anything online about him. Charges were forwarded to the prosecutor’s office.
Obstruction: 10:06 p.m., 11100 block of Central Way. A 64-year-old man was cited after being told to leave a bar by a bouncer. When confronted, the man provided a false birth date. He was cited and given a one-year trespass letter from the bar.