Driver forgot he had heroin | Bothell police blotter

Driver forgot he had heroin | Bothell police blotter

  • Tuesday, February 18, 2020 8:15pm
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Jan. 28

Domestic: At 6:30 a.m. a verbal dispute between two brothers took place at Woodinville Drive over their living situation. The wife of one of the subjects (who also lived in the house) placed one brother’s belongings into plastic trash bags and brought them to him outside.

Jan. 30

Animal: At 12:22 p.m., reports of two small dogs on the loose were put in at Northeast 198th Street. One witness attempted to catch one of the dogs, and was bit on the hand. One of the dogs’ rabies shot was expired, and the owner suggested the responding officer drop it off at a shelter due to the cost of vaccination ($250).

Jan. 31

Disturbance: At 8:59 a.m., a customer swung at a 76 gas station employee with a stick at 18015 Bothell Way Northeast, missing him. The customer left the store running and screaming, but not before throwing a trash can at the espresso stand. The employee pressed no charges, although the man was arrested by officials.

Trespass: At 10:26 a.m., a man swung at a customer in McDonald’s on 22110 17th Avenue Southeast after he had been asked not to smoke next to the door. The manager had asked the man to leave. Officers had made contact and advised him he was trespassed.

DUI: At 11:46 p.m., a Lyft carrying four riders was hit by another car at 9900 block of SR 522. The car stopped, and the driver walked over as officers took reports. The driver struggled to balance and was slurring his words. When questioned by officers, the man stated that he wasn’t driving. He also stated that he wasn’t in an accident and said he wanted a lawyer before placing his hands together in front of him and telling the officer that he should probably be arrested.

Feb. 1

VUCSA: At 9:25 p.m., while conducting random registration checks on vehicles, an officer noticed an expired registration. When the vehicle’s owner returned to his car, the officer attempted to pull him over after the driver made an illegal turn, which led to a chase along SR 527 Southeast. The occupant had crashed his car into a ditch and barrier. While conducting a search, the officer found 0.51 grams of heroin in the man’s pocket, which he claims he forgot was there.

Feb. 2

DUI: At 8:27 a.m., a female crashed her car into the Safeway business complex sign on 240th Street on her way to work. A responding officer conducted routine balance tests, in which the woman appeared to still be intoxicated from the night before.

Vehicle prowl: At 12:59 p.m., an officer responded to a report of a vehicle prowl at 12814 Northeast 180th Street. The car’s right rear door window had been smashed, and a child’s backpack and a sleeping bag had been stolen.

Sexual other: At 7:10 a.m., there was a report of a fallen female at the Village Concepts Riverside East senior living apartments. When officers arrived, she claimed to have been sexually assaulted. Further questioning led officers to discover that she suffers from moderate dementia, and has made false claims surrounding sexual assault in the past.


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