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 Sept. 27 and Oct. 4, there were seven traffic collisions, three criminal traffic incidents, three hit-and-runs, seven vehicle prowls, five thefts, three incidents involving illegal drugs, two incidents of harassment, one incident of fraud, one robbery, one assault and 13 warrants served.
Theft: 6:55 a.m., 18300 block of 120th Ave. NE; Officers responded to reports of a man shoplifting two tankless water heaters from Home Depot. The man fled out of the store and got into a tan Toyota Camry, according to witnesses. The suspect was a black adult male, wearing a light colored baseball camp, pants and a red jacket, but video surveillance didn’t get a good photo of the associated license plate.
Criminal traffic: 11:59 p.m., Mile post 25 of southbound I-405; A 33-year-old Kenmore man, a 32-year-old Seattle woman and a 20-year-old Bellevue man were arrested during a traffic stop. The Bellevue man was arrested for driving with a suspended license, and the Seattle woman admitted to having taken heroin and was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia. The Kenmore man also admitted to having taken heroin, and admitted to being high on marijuana at the time. He was also arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia and heroin.
Theft: 12:58 a.m., 23000 block of 27th Ave. SE; A man broke into a block of secured mailboxes, then fled up a flight of stairs at the Stonemeadow Farms Apartments.
Criminal traffic: 1:37 p.m., 22800 block of Bothell-Everett Highway; A 29-year-old man was arrested for driving with a suspended or revoked license.
Assault: 5:18 p.m., 900 block of 228th St. SE; A 40-year-old man was arrested after punching a 48-year-old man in the face. The suspect had recently smoked marijuana, and was intoxicated when arrested 10 minutes after police were dispatched.
Theft: 7:39 p.m., 24000 block of SR 527; A 22-year-old man was arrested after shoplifting more than $550 in merchandise from Safeway.
Weapons: 3:30 a.m., 18900 block of Bothell Way NE; A 30-year-old Lake Forest Park man was arrested after officers noticed his Ford Escort blocking the entrance to the QFC parking lot. The man was intoxicated and sleeping in the vehicle, which had rolled out of a parking space and into the driving lane. He had a loaded 1911 .45 caliber pistol in the vehicle, and was arrested for being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Drugs: 1:41 a.m., 18900 block of Bothell Way NE; A 24-year-old Tulalip man was arrested on his misdemeanor warrants and local charges of possession of drug paraphernalia after officers spotted his vehicle in the parking lot of QFC.
Criminal traffic: 8:09 p.m., 22900 block of SR 527; A 37-year-old man was arrested for driving with a suspended or revoked license.