Bothell Police Department. Courtesy photo

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Couple steals groceries then speeds away in vehicle | Police blotter

Bothell police blotter for March 11-14.

  • Tuesday, March 24, 2020 8:30am
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March 11

Theft and more: At 8:50 a.m. in the 21000 block of State Route 527 Southeast, a caller reported a male running out of a grocery store with items in his hand, getting into a vehicle occupied by a female passenger, then speeding away. Officers conducted a traffic stop and neither individuals had driver’s licenses. When they were arrested, officers spotted drug paraphernalia.

Warrant: At 1:59 p.m. in the 22600 block of State Route 527 Southeast, an officer observed a suspicious vehicle with two occupants. The officer ran the license plate, which showed the vehicle had a date of sale for last year. The officer made contact and discovered that one of the occupants had several warrants for his arrest, including one from Seattle police for a dangerous weapon on a $1,000 bail.

March 12

Mental hold: At 11:34 a.m. in the 23200 block of 27th Avenue Southeast, a report came in of a 20-year-old male with mental issues threatening to harm himself and his aunt. Officers responded to the scene and discovered the male had un-diagnosed bi-polar and schizophrenic disorders, which he self-medicated for with methamphetamines. He was taken to the hospital for evaluation.

Assault: At 9:51 p.m. in the 19300 block of 127th Avenue Northeast, officers responded to a domestic disturbance dispute between two roommates. Investigations revealed one roommate punched the other. He is facing fourth-degree assault charges.

March 13

DUI: At 11:22 p.m. in the 12000 block of Northeast 204th Place, officers conducted a welfare check of a male slumped over the steering wheel of his vehicle with the engine still running. The officer conducted a DUI investigation and arrested the subject.

March 14

Eluding: At 12:53 a.m. in the 24300 block of 23rd Avenue Southeast, an officer conducted a traffic stop in which the driver sped off. The officer followed the vehicle until losing it. The purchaser of the vehicle has VUCSA history and officers recently served a warrant to the owner’s mother. The officer found the mother’s contact information, who relayed that her son was on Washington’s Most Wanted.

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