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.
Sunday, July 9
Theft: An unknown suspect broke into an unlocked car on the 16900 block of 123rd Pl. Northeast. The suspect stole $2,040 worth of gold clubs and the victim’s wallet. There were no serial numbers or other descriptive information and the case was closed with no further leads.
Friday, July 7
Vehicle Theft: A 45-year-old man reported that his truck was stolen from a parking lot on the 9500 block of Northeast 180th St. The truck was later recovered on Friday, July 21 from the 11200 block of 4th Ave. West, in Everett.
Thursday, July 6
Vehicle Theft: An unknown suspect stole the victim’s work van from the 11000 block of Northeast 149th St. The van was recovered one week later at the 10800 block of Northeast 154th Ct. and returned to the owner. The owner said multiple power tools were missing.
Tuesday, July 4
Malicious Mischief: Unknown suspects damaged construction equipment and caused a small fire at a construction site on the 19300 block of 108th Ave. Northeast. The fire damaged equipment that is reportedly worth $1,000 and was put out by a local volunteer firefighter who used the construction site’s fire extinguisher to put it out.
Theft: An unknown woman attempted to shoplift $43 worth of beer, candy and fruity drinks from the Bothell Fred Meyer. Loss prevention recovered the stolen goods and the woman got into the passenger side of a vehicle which left the scene. Police later arrived and, while loss prevention provided a license plate number, the owners did not match the suspect description. The case was closed with no further leads.
Monday, July 3
Theft: Unknown suspects stole $10 worth of change and coins from a vehicle parked on the 21600 block of 16th Dr. Southeast. The victim said he is unsure how the suspects gained entry into his vehicle.
Sunday, July 2
Assault: A 47-year-old man stabbed a 20-year-old woman numerous times in the torso with a three-inch knife at the Bothell Park and Ride just past 9 a.m. The woman fought the man off by gouging his eye and as he walked away, he reportedly yelled, “All I wanted was a dollar!” A suspect was arrested an hour later who matched the description provided by the victim and witness, including his clothing, a large ring and the eye injury. The victim was treated for her injuries and later released. In an interview with police the suspect claimed he had no idea why he was being questioned and denied any involvement with the case.
Saturday, July 1
Theft: An unknown suspect stole a bicycle off of a vehicle bike rack on the 12900 block of Northeast 200th Pl. The bike is reportedly a black and grey specialized “Stunt Jumper XL” worth $3,000.