Man drives away from Chevron gas station with nozzle still in car | Bothell police blotter

The blotter feature is both a description of a small selection of police incidents and a statistical roundup of calls to the Bothell Police Department that are dispatched to on-duty police officers. The Bothell police blotter is not intended to be representative of all police calls originating in Bothell.

Between Jan. 10-16 there were three traffic collisions, eight vehicle prowls, two vehicle thefts, 10 thefts, two incidents involving illegal drugs, one domestic incident, one assault, five burglaries, one hit-and-run and seven warrants served.

Jan. 10

Theft: 5:12 a.m., 21000 block of SR 527; A 34-year-old woman lost her wallet at Fred Meyer on the evening on Jan. 9, and noticed fraudulent activity on her bank accounts the next morning. One of the cards had been used at Jack in the Box, Burlington Coat Factory and a gas station worth around $250. The woman cancelled her cards and reported the fraud to her banks.

Theft: 4:30 p.m., 18800 block of Beardslee Blvd.; A 45-year-old man reported his vehicle was broken into overnight and two backpacks with survival equipment taken. The man estimated the bags were worth $400-$500 each.

Drugs: 6:15 p.m., 3800 block of Monte Villa Parkway; Police arrested a 27-year-old homeless Bothell man for possession of stolen mail and possession of meth. The man was arrested after a weapons complaint at the Bothell Red Lion, and was found with mail belonging to six victims.

Identity theft: 7:01 p.m., 11200 block of E. Riverside Drive; A 47-year-old Bothell man called from out of town to report that one of his credit cards was being used at multiple stores around Bothell fraudulently. The card had been used at Fred Meyer and Safeway and twice at separate McDonalds stores in Kirkland.

Domestic violence: 8:31 p.m., 22500 block of Meridian Ave. S.; A 20-year-old Yakima woman was arrested after reportedly damaging an Audi, breaking into a home and assaulting her ex-boyfriend, a 21-year-old Bothell man, in the face. The suspect and victim had broken off a relationship earlier that day. The suspect blamed the man’s injuries on his cat, but was arrested for 4th-degree domestic violence assault and 3rd-degree malicious mischief without incident.

Jan. 11

Burglary: 9:50 a.m., 10200 block of NE 183rd St.; An unknown suspect or suspects attempted to pry open the back door to Halo Brand Solutions overnight. The suspects were unable to enter the business.

Malicious mischief: 11:14 a.m., 11600 block of NE 195th St.; A man drove away from a gas pump at Chevron with the hose and nozzle still attached to his vehicle. The man quickly realized his error after the hose detached from the pump, and attempted to re-attach the hose before driving away. The registered owner of the vehicle, a 47-year-old Marysville woman, later told police she knew the man and would be willing to pay for the damages — about $280 — in lieu of criminal charges.

Theft: 2:46 p.m., 9800 block of SR 527; A 39-year-old Lake Stevens man, a foreman with Service Electric Company, reported a Honda portable generator was stolen from a construction site. The generator was valued at $1,000. There was no suspect information.

Burglary: 2:52 p.m., 9200 block of NE 191st St.; An unknown suspect or suspects attempted to enter the home of an 89-year-old Bothell man overnight, but were unsuccessful. The door frame was damaged, but no entry was made.

Jan. 12

Identity theft: 11:29 a.m., 23800 block of 15th Ave SE; A 69-year-old woman called Hotmail security online to help with her junk mail. The gave the call-taker access to her computer, and later learned that $421 was removed from her Wells Fargo checking account without her permission.

Fraud: 12:51 p.m., 24100 block of 39th Court SE; The identity of a 37-year-old Bothell man was used to set up unauthorized credit accounts with WalMart and Amazon. Both accounts were closed before any fraudulent charges were made.

Jan. 15

Intoxicated subject: 1:10 a.m., 2100 block of 242nd St. SE; Officers were called after an intoxicated 23-year-old Bothell woman began knocking on the door of a 59-year-old Bothell man. When officers arrived, the woman was sitting on the ground without shoes and with her pants around her ankles. The woman had been at a party, and wandered off. Aid was called to tend to the woman, but no arrests were made.