The blotter feature is a description of a small selection of police incidents and calls to the Bothell Police Department that are dispatched to on-duty police officers. The Bothell-Kenmore Reporter police blotter is not intended to be representative of all police calls originating in Bothell.
Saturday, Jan. 27
Assault: A pair of roommates got into an argument over rent in the 17100 block of 123rd Pl. NE. R101. The argument turned physical and one of the roommates was kicked in the face. The man who administered the blow was arrested for assault and booked.
Friday, Jan. 26
Malicious mischief: A 57-year-old man reported that an unknown person had keyed into his vehicle parked in the 22100 block of Bothell-Everett Highway while he was at work. There is no suspect information at this time.
Wednesday, Jan. 24
Assault: A 64-year-old bus driver was spat on by a 46-year-old customer in the 18500 block of Campus Way NE. A K9 track was done and WSP located the subject. The suspect was taken into custody and booked into King County Jail.
Identity theft: A 26-year-old woman reported that the multi-unit secured mail boxes in her apartment building in the 15500 block of Juanita-Woodinville Way NE. had been broken into. The suspect accessed the secured mail room and accessed the locked boxes. Residents were notified of the incident. There is no suspect information at this time.
Tuesday, Jan. 23
Hit and run: A man reported that someone had struck the right end of his vehicle while it was parked and unoccupied on the 10400 block of Beardslee Blvd. There are no suspects at this time.
Saturday, Jan. 20
DUI: A gray 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan was rear ended by a gray 2012 Mazda 3 in the 14500 block of 100th Ave. NE. The driver of the Mazda left the scene of the incident and was later located and contacted. The driver was arrested for a hit and run and investigated for driving under the influence. The driver was taken into custody.
Friday, Jan. 19
Suspicious circumstances: A 40-year-old woman advertising a $350 couch for sale on Offer Up came into the Bothell Police Department after a response to the ad left her feeling “weird.” The woman stated that a man responded to the ad and said he wanted to purchase the couch. He said he would send a cashier’s check and would arrange for a moving company to pick it up. He then asked the woman to deposit the check and use the extra money to pay movers upon arrival. After receiving a check for almost $2,500, the woman came to the police department. The male was contacted and informed that he was suspected of attempting to commit fraud. No property or money was lost.
Thursday, Jan. 18
Identity theft: A 46-year-old female reported that her card was duplicated and used to make a $500 purchase in California. Her bank is refunding the amount stolen and issuing a new card. There is no suspect information at this time.
Wednesday, Jan. 17
Theft: A 38-year-old female reported that a suspect stole a box of organic produce from her front porch. Home surveillance footage captured the incident. The suspect was wearing a hooded sweatshirt and arrived at the scene in an unknown vehicle. There is no further suspect information at this time.
Vehicle prowl: A 21-year-old man reported that a suspect broke into his vehicle parked at the Walgreen’s in the 20800 block of Bothell-Everett Highway and stole tools and a car stereo. There was no damage to the vehicle noted; it is unknown how the suspect gained entry. There is no suspect information at this time.
Tuesday, Jan. 16
Identity theft: A 63-year-old male reported that an unknown suspect had made three unauthorized online money transfers using his account. The bank was able to reverse two of the transfers, which were directed toward two individuals. The victim then locked his bank account and transferred his money to a new account. There is no suspect information at this time.
Motor vehicle theft: A 23-year-old male reported that one of the vehicles in his driveway had been stolen in the 15500 block of 105th Ave. NE. The victim said the vehicle was filled with tools and equipment for his business. A list of tools inside the van has been obtained. There is no suspect information at this time.
Theft: An unknown suspect came to a car dealership on the 17900 block of SR 522 to look at a Lexus RC-F. While the suspect was at the facility, he switched key fobs with the one the salesman gave him to look at the car and then left the dealership. It was not discovered until later that the key/fob were not for the RC-F and the male had stolen the key. There is no suspect information at this time.
Saturday, Jan. 13
Commercial burglary: An employee with the Brooks Biddle Automotive in the 17900 block of SR 522 reported that an unknown suspect attempted to break into the business sometime between 8 p.m. the night before and 9 a.m. on the morning the report was made. When the employee tried opening the door on the north side of the business, he noticed that it looked as though someone had used a tool to unlock the door. No other doors appeared to have been affected. The damage to the door will be fixed. There is no suspect information at this time.
Warrant: A 36-year-old woman was pulled over in the 22700 block of Bothell-Everett Highway for driving a vehicle with no plates and no trip permit. It was discovered that the driver of the car had two misdemeanor warrants out of Snohomish County. The woman was advised to call the courthouse and take care of her warrants.
Friday, Jan. 12
Counterfeit: The owner of a small business in the 18800 block of Bothell Way NE reported that one of her co-workers accepted a $20 bill that she suspected to be counterfeit. The bill was submitted into evidence, and it is to be forwarded to the Secret Service. There is no suspect information at this time.
Thursday, Jan. 11
Assault: Officers responded to reports of a fight in progress between a father and son by the Grazie’s in the 23200 block of the Bothell-Everett Highway. It was determined that the son assaulted his father. He was arrested and booked into Snohomish County Jail.
Identity theft: A 45-year-old male reported that an unknown suspect unlawfully accessed his email and bank account. The suspect accessed the victm’s bank account and transferred $2,500 to an unknown account. Afterward, the suspect transferred the same amount back into the victim’s account but then made two subsequent $2,500 transfers out of the victim’s account to an unknown account. The total of the fraudulent transfer came to $5,000. There is no suspect information at this time.
Wednesday, Jan. 10
Suspicious circumstances: A vehicle parked in the 11000 block of NE 145th St. and its occupants were described by a reporting party as stealing mail from mailboxes. One hour later, the vehicle and its occupants were observed outside a different address. The occupants were coming and going from the residence. There was no evidence of criminal activity. No arrests were made.
Tuesday, Jan. 9
Malicious mischief: A 55-year-old female came to the station to report that a window on the main floor of her home in the 19500 block of 93rd Pl. NE. was broken. There was no sign of entry and there are no further leads at this time.
Vehicle prowl: A 64-year-old man reported that several items, which totaled in about $1,030, were stolen from the trunk of his vehicle in the parking lot of the Fred Meyer in the 21000 block of Bothell-Everett Highway. Another vehicle, which was parked next to the victm’s, was also broken into. There is no suspect information at this time.