Explosion reports lead police to trash bin on its side | Police Blotter

Bothell police blotter for Aug. 13-16.

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Aug. 13

Blowing up bins: At 10:42 p.m. in the 22400 block of 31st Avenue Southeast, there was a loud explosion. Police later located a blue trash can on its side. There was a fist-sized hole on the bottom of the bin and black and brown residue inside.

Aug. 15

Home Depot theft: At 7:36 p.m. in the 18300 block of 120th Avenue Northeast, police responded to a report of a man who attempted to leave the store with a rigid five-piece power tool kit valued at $499. A Home Depot employee approached the suspect as he attempted to leave and tried to contain the man inside the store. The man left the cart behind and fled the store.

Stolen bicycle: At 8:16 p.m. in the 22400 block of 17th Avenue Southeast, a subject locked their bicycle to the stair structure at the Canyon Park and Ride before they took the bus. When they returned later that same day, the bike was gone. Police found the bike cable laying 20 feet from where the bike was locked.

Aug. 16

Grand theft auto: At 2:39 p.m. in the 15500 block of Juanita-Woodinville Way Northeast, a caller reported his Honda Civic was stolen from the Brickyard Park and Ride. He parked it there to get on the bus for work, and when he later returned, his car was gone.

Broken window: At 11:39 a.m. in the 15500 block of Juanita-Woodinville Way Northeast, a passenger side window was broken at the Brickyard Park and Ride. It was smashed out with an unknown hard object.

Spoofer orders new phone: At 8:10 a.m. in the 19300 block of North Creek Parkway, a man received a call from someone who claimed to be from Verizon. They asked the victim to change his account pin number over the phone, to avoid service interruption. Shortly after, he received a message from Verizon that his password had been changed. When he checked his account online, he noticed someone purchased an iPhone.

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