Tax fraud a-plenty and car break-ins on the rise | King County police blotter

The blotter feature is both a description of a small selection of police incidents and a statistical roundup of all calls to the King County Sheriff’s Office that are dispatched to on-duty police officers. The King County Sheriff’s Office blotter is not intended to be representative of all police calls originating in Kenmore.

The blotter feature is both a description of a small selection of police incidents and a statistical roundup of all calls to the King County Sheriff’s Office that are dispatched to on-duty police officers. The King County Sheriff’s Office blotter is not intended to be representative of all police calls originating in Kenmore.

March 31

Suspicious persons came into the O’Reilly Auto Parts store, located at 7232 NE Bothell Way in Kenmore, and the clerk recognized them as suspects in recent shoplifting incidents at other local O’Reilly stores. The person called the police and the subjects were removed from the property for trespassing.

A person living near the 20000 block of 83rd Place NE, woke to find their garage door was open. They also found an MP3 player, jacket and wallet, all which had been left in the vehicle, missing upon arrival at work. The car had been parked in the garage.

A person was pulled over near the 18100 block of 68th Ave. NE for driving under the influence of alcohol. However, their Breath-Alcohol content (BAC) was 0.060 out of the legal 0.08 limit so the driver was released at the scene.

April 1

A student at Inglemoor High School was found to be in possession of alcohol on campus and during school hours, along with being found intoxicated, and ended with the student punching a person in the nose.

A person was booked into South Correctional Entity (SCORE) under a misdemeanor warrant. They were arrested near the Kenmore Inn located at 8202 NE Bothell Way.

April 2

A victim, residing at the Crestwood Apartments near the 6600 block of NE 182nd St., discovered their gas tank had been drilled into and the gas siphoned out.

April 3

A person received a letter in the mail from the IRS stating they had already received his 2014 tax return and will be sending the refund, however the victim had not yet filed their taxes.

A victim reported their brake lines being physically cut, not broken, after a trip to Safeway. The victim suspects that their ex-wife or one of the ex-wife’s friends is the perpetrator of the vandalism and attempted assault.

A vehicle near the 6400 block of NE 182nd St. was impounded for parking in a public right of way and having tabs expired for more than 45 days. The vehicle, with the license plate AFK3509, was taken by Jim’s Towing.

A person near the 18100 block of 60th Place NE reported a residential burglary. The suspect entered the house through a bathroom window at the rear of the house and took items from inside.

A person was found to be driving with a suspended or revoked license near the intersection of Northeast 175th Street and 68th Avenue Northeast. They were not arrested nor was the vehicle impounded.

April 4

A person was found to be driving with a suspended or revoked license near the 7200 block of NE 170th St., however they were not arrested, nor was the vehicle impounded.

April 5

A person was arrested for driving with a suspended or revoked license near the intersection of Northeast Bothell Way and 73rd Avenue Northeast, however they were not booked nor was the vehicle impounded.

A victim reported a smash and grab from a vehicle near the 7700 block of NE 175th St., during which more than $250 in valued items was taken from the vehicle.

A person reported a smash and grab at the Northshore Apartments, near the 6300 block of NE 81st St., during which an unknown person stole their checkbook with useable checks.

April 6

A person reported items stolen from the parking lot at Safeway, located at 6850 NE Bothell Way, after they’d pumped their gas. More than $250 in valued items were taken from the vehicle.

A victim reported a vehicle break in near the 7100 block of NE 165 Place. The victim had left their vehicle unlocked and reported that less than $250 in items were taken from the vehicle.

A person residing near the 7000 block of NE 148th Place received a letter from the IRS stating they had already filed their tax return and should be expecting a refund soon, however the person had not yet filed their taxes.


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