The blotter feature is both a description of a small selection of police incidents and 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.
Monday, June 12
Malicious mischief: At 11:49 a.m., police responded to a call from the 15500 block of 93rd Court Northeast. About a dozen large stones had been removed from a retaining wall in a fish pond in the residence’s backyard. There is no known suspect but the victim believes his neighbor may be responsible as the neighbor has had several issues, including lawsuits, against the former owner of the victim’s home.
Vehicle prowl: Police responded to a vehicle prowl report at 8:38 a.m. at Bothell Fire Station 42 in the 10700 block of Beardslee Boulevard. The victim had parked her car in the main parking lot, where it was all day and overnight. When she returned to her car, the rear driver-side window had been broken. The car had been parked alongside other personal and fire vehicles. There was no other damage to the victim’s vehicle or other vehicles in the lot. There was nothing missing.
Sunday, June 11
Suspicious circumstances: At 10:52 a.m., 61-year-old man reported that he had discovered an electronic tracking device on his vehicle and did not know how it got there. Police obtained the device for destruction.
Assault: A 45-year-old man in the 23900 block of Bothell-Everett Highway was arrested for assault at 1 a.m. after he and his girlfriend got into an argument. He had had thrown her against a counter top and kitchen cabinets and proceeded to punch, slap and bite her face and breast. The woman was treated for her injuries at Swedish Edmonds. The suspect was booked into Snohomish County Jail.
Saturday, June 10
Assault: A 27-year-old man and 23-year-old woman — who were previously a couple — got into an argument at an apartment in the 9600 block of Northeast 195th Circle. The woman had previously lived there and had shown up unannounced. The man tried to get her to leave several times before he was able to get her out the back door. The woman ran around to the front door, ran up to the man and slapped him in the face. She was arrested for assault, domestic violence and booked into Snohomish County Jail.
Friday, June 9
Identity theft: Police received a report at 12:33 p.m. that someone had opened a credit card account under the victim’s name fraudulently.
Fraud: At 9:11 a.m., police received a fraud report from a business in the 10700 block of Woodinville Drive. The business had issued a bank check to a contractor for payment for services. The contractor deposited the same check three separate times for a total of $1,500 — $1,000 was fraudulently deposited.
Thursday, June 8
Vehicle prowl: Police responded to a vehicle prowl report at 8:50 a.m. in the 23900 block of Bothell-Everett Highway. The vehicle owner had parked her car in the apartment complex’s underground parking and discovered her wallet on the ground outside the driver’s door of the vehicle and saw that someone had rummaged through the vehicle. The owner stated nothing was missing.
Wednesday, June 7
Theft: At 7:06 p.m., police responded to a request from Everett police to contact the registered owner of a vehicle to see if he knew where his license plate was after they located the plate on a stolen vehicle. The vehicle owner had noticed his license plate was missing a few days earlier and assumed it had fallen off the vehicle. He was not sure when or where the plate actually went missing but noted that he works in Everett. There is no suspect information at this time.
Possession: Police received a call at 6:49 a.m. after a resident spotted a suspicious vehicle in the 21800 block of 4th Avenue Southeast. Once police located the vehicle, they discovered a 28-year-old male driver with a bag containing methamphetamine and other drug paraphernalia. An 18-year-old woman was also in the car. Both individuals were arrested.
Tuesday, June 6
Burglary: At 4:26 p.m., police took a burglary report from the 9200 block of Northeast 152nd Street. An unknown subject had entered the resident and took a few items.
Family drama: Police responded to a call in the 12600 block of Northeast 190th Street at 10:25 a.m. An 18-year-old man had come by his grandmother’s home after he had been trespassed from the location and is now homeless. The grandmother walked some clothes and food out to him. The man returned later in the day, yelling at the grandmother about his situation. He then climbed onto a workbench in the carport and punched out two windows. He sustained several lacerations and left. The grandson was located and transported to EvergreenHealth and charged with malicious mischief and trespassing.
Theft: At 12:55 a.m., a transient stole a jacket from a security officer working at the Mercantile Building in the 10200 block of Main Street. The reporting party did not know the suspect and described them as homeless.