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 23-29 there were a total of 360 traffic incidents, four DUIs, 16 civil disturbances, three motor vehicle thefts, 31 alarms calls, 16 traffic accidents, 26 thefts, five burglaries, 13 cases of harassment, 18 vehicle prowls, 10 abandoned vehicles, 12 hit and runs, 12 cases of disturbance, one case of exposure, three warrants served, six animal cases, 17 noise complaints, six cases of malicious mischief, six counts of fraud, six violations of a court order, four assaults, seven cases of domestic violence, one case of abuse, one case of reckless driving, one trespass and a total of 33 arrests.
DUI: 2:05 a.m., 118000 block of NE 132nd St. A 28-year-old man was arrested after he was stopped for driving through a red light. When questioned the man admitted to drinking alcohol at a local pub. He performed poorly on a field-sobriety test and refused to take a breathalyzer test. He was booked into jail after he was found to have a prior DUI conviction.
Exposure: 3:10 p.m., 25000 block of Lakeshore Plaza. A 56-year-old man was arrested after he was found exposing himself inside his vehicle while in front of a park. He was booked, cited and then released.
Warrant: 10 p.m., 11200 block of NE 85th St. A 57-year-old man was arrested for an outstanding warrant during a traffic stop. He was booked into the Kirkland Jail.
Disturbance: 11:35 p.m., 12400 block of NE 107th Pl. A woman reported a dog barking incessantly for more than four hours at a neighbor’s residence. Police could not contact the owner and left a warning at the residence.
Suspended license: 4:25 p.m., 13400 block of 100th Ave NE. A 33-year-old man was stopped and arrested for driving with a suspended license.
Violation of protection order: 10:26 p.m., 55800 block of Central Way. A 52-year-old man was arrested and booked into jail after he violated a protection order against his ex-wife by visiting her residence. The ex-wife said he was upset because he thought she was dating someone else.
Suspended License: 9:44 a.m., 12300 block of 112th Pl. A 22-year-old woman was arrested after she was stopped for driving while talking on her cell phone. A records check revealed she had a suspended driver’s license. She was arrested, cited, and then released.
Operating without business license: 6 a.m., 97500 block of 119th Way. A 28-year-old man was cited for failing to obtain a business license since 2012.
Malicious Mischief: A 14-year-old boy was arrested for malicious mischief after he was seen tagging a Puget Sound Energy box. A friend told officers that the boy was interested in becoming a member of a gang and had tagged other areas of the city with the gang’s name. He was released to his parents.
Assault: 7:39 p.m., NE 124th St. 100th Ave NE. A 36-year-old woman was arrested and booked for domestic violence after she pulled her husband off his bike, causing him to fall.
Trespass: 7:50 p.m., 14000 block of 89th Ave NE. A 41-year-old man was arrested for trespassing after he entered the home of two women without permission. He was told to leave by both women and refused. When confronted by officers he was found to have a blood alcohol level of .423 and was taken to Evergreen Hospital. He was also issued a one-year trespass from the address.
Protection Order: 9:55 p.m., 12300 block of 5th Ave. A 47-year-old man was arrested after he violated a no-contact order.
DUI: 10:25 p.m., 12300 block of NE 112th PL. A 30-year-old man was arrested for driving while under the influence pending the results of a blood test.
DUI: 1:55 a.m., 11500 block of 98th Ave NE. A 52-year-old man was arrested after he was pulled over for poor lane traveling and speeding. The officer at the scene said he showed signs of intoxication. He was arrested after he performed poorly on a field sobriety test and blew a .157 on a breathalyzer test.
Assault: 11:20 a.m., 11622 block of 80th Ave. NE. A 41-year-old man was arrested for assaulting two 17-year-old boys who were smoking marijuana out of a glass pipe with another 17-year-old boy. The three boys were referred to the King County Juvenile Prosecutor for charges.
Protection Order: 2:35 p.m., 53000 block of 11th Ave W. A 79-year-old woman violated a criminal protection order while attempting to prevent her neighbor from putting up a fence on his property. Despite the fact that she was very argumentative with officers who arrived at the scene, they avoided physically arresting her due to her age and sent the case to the prosecutor. The police warned that they will physically arrest her if another violation of the protection order is made.
Assault, Harassment: 7:12 p.m., 12000 block of 86th Ave. A 19-year-old woman and 20-year-old man were cited after the man violated a court order by entering the property of the victim, who was the mother of the 19-year-old woman. The 19-year-old woman then assaulted her mother while leaving with the man. Officers have been unable to contact either suspect and charges have been filed.
Assault: 10:30 p.m., 22000 block of 1st St. A 22-year-old woman was arrested for assault after she attacked her mother, who was holding the woman’s 1-year-old child. The mother would not let her hold the child because she was drunk, which caused the woman to attack her.
DUI: 12:21 a.m., 12000 block of NE 70th St. A 51-year-old man was arrested after he was stopped in traffic for multiple moving violations. He was also driving his vehicle without the headlights on in the dark. When approached, the officer smelled alcohol on him and reported he had slurred speech and watery eyes. The man performed poorly on a field-sobriety test and a breathalyzer test showed he had a blood alcohol level of .097. He was booked into the Kirkland Jail.
Hit and Run: 6:07 p.m., 12400 block of 116th Ave NE. A 27-year-old woman was taken into custody after she struck another vehicle in the 11700 block of NE 124th St. The woman drove away from the scene but returned after an officer contacted her ex-boyfriend and he convinced her to come back. The woman admitted to striking the vehicle and said she left because she didn’t have insurance.