Driver forgot he had heroin | Bothell police blotter

Driver forgot he had heroin | Bothell police blotter

  • Tuesday, February 18, 2020 8:15pm
  • News

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.

In consideration of how we voice our opinions in the modern world, we’ve closed comments on our websites. We value the opinions of our readers and we encourage you to keep the conversation going.

Please feel free to share your story tips by emailing

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) We reserve the right to edit letters, but if you keep yours to 300 words or less, we won’t ask you to shorten it.

More in News

Northshore Utility District Logo
Northshore Utility District schedules special meetings

The agency is conducting interviews for replacement commissioners.

file photo
Independent investigation conducted after Lynnwood Jail death

Cause of death determined to be a suicide by medical examiner.

Cows at Tollgate Farm Park in North Bend. Photo by Conor Wilson/Valley Record
State’s dairy workers begin earning overtime with new law

“This bill corrects a historic injustice,” said Sen. Karen Keiser (D-Des Moines).

The U.S. The Forest Service announced that camp fires are prohibited in the Mt.Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest beginning July 30. File photo
Fires banned in Snoqualmie National Forest

The U.S. The Forest Service announced that camp fires are prohibited in… Continue reading

A Darigold dairy worker practices picketing as a strike is approved by the union. Photo courtesy of Julia Issa
Puget Sound Darigold workers on verge of strike amid contract negotiations

Workers cite lack of medical leave, outsourcing and bad-faith negotiations as reason for strike.

Critical race theory became a political buzzword last fall after Gig Harbor resident Christopher Rufo (right) joined commentator Tucker Carlson on Fox News. (Screenshot from YouTube broadcast)
Educational merit of critical race theory sparks heated debate

In Washington, schools have seen parents protest and threaten to remove their children from schools.

The King County Courthouse. File photo
Sexual assault leads to calls for closing King County Courthouse

Crime is rising in the ’dangerous environment that has surrounded our seat of government.’

Courtesy of the Washington State Department of Health
COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations are rising in Washington

Data suggests the vaccine is effective in preventing hospitalization for COVID-19

File photo
King County Council OKs millions for courts overwhelmed by pandemic backlog

Some lawyers testified that the backlog has created an “access to justice” problem.

Most Read