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 Oct. 4 and Oct. 12, there were nine traffic collisions, one hit-and-run, nine vehicle prowls, three burglaries, two thefts, one incident of fraud, one incident involving illegal drugs, three assaults, two incidents of disorderly conduct, two disturbances and six warrants served.
Fraud: 12:29 p.m., 10200 block of E Riverside Drive; A 33-year-old Renton man was in Bothell to visit a friend and transferred $390 from the account of a 48-year-old Bothell man to his own account while the Bothell man slept.
Theft: 1 p.m., 18300 block of 120th Ave. NE; A 42-year-old woman was arrested after attempting to shoplift two gallons paint and a sump pump from Home Depot. The woman claimed she was unemployed, and hoped to get a little extra money to pay bills and get her son something for his birthday.
Drugs: 11:19 p.m., 22100 block of 17th Ave. SE; Two suspects, a 25-year-old woman and a 35-year-old man, were discovered passed out in their vehicle in the parking lot of McDonalds. Both admitted to having taken heroin earlier that day. The woman was arrested on one of multiple misdemeanor warrants, at which point she began to scream, “I’m going to [expletive] kill myself,” while banging her head on the glass in the patrol car. The woman continued to scream all the way to King County Jail, and said she didn’t want to go to jail and would rather die and not go through detox. The man was released at the scene to his brother.
Burglary: 10:50 a.m., 700 block of 224th St. SW; Neighbors saw a 35-year-old Bothell man, the same man referenced in the Oct. 4 drug incident, enter the garage belonging to a 56-year-old man. The suspect began to rummage through tools when neighbor also entered the garage and held the suspect until police arrived. The man was arrested for burglary and possession of burglar tools.
Warrant: 12:47 p.m.; A 40-year-old man was arrested on his $2,600 warrants for domestic violence assault in the fourth degree and violation of a domestic violence no-contact order.
Assault: 10:39 p.m., 23900 block of 40th Drive SE; A 36-year-old man was arrested after assaulting a 69-year-old Bellevue man at the Pinnacle Sonata Apartments. The victim, a security guard, was attempting to kick the man out of the pool area when the suspect punched the victim in the face, fracturing a bone and nearly knocking out a tooth. The man then left the apartments and was tracked down at his home.
Domestic violence: 10:45 p.m., 15500 block of Juanita-Woodinville Way NE; A 52-year-old woman was arrested after pushing her 49-year-old girlfriend several times following a party at their apartment. The suspect then tried to take the victim’s cell phone when she tried to call 911.
DUI: 11:10 p.m., 22800 block of SR 527; A 58-year-old man was arrested for DUI after a witness reported the man dumping a six pack of beer into a garbage can at 7/11, then leaving in his vehicle while continuing to drink beer. The man was contacted a few blocks away, and provided a breath sample of .174.
Disorderly conduct: 11:16 a.m., 1700 block of 242nd St. SE; A 49-year-old woman was arrested after creating a disturbance — throwing yard art and plants, breaking a fence, screaming at her neighbors and blasting music — at her residence. The woman continued to curse at the officers as she was arrested for disorderly conduct and malicious mischief in the third degree.
Burglary: 2 p.m., 11000 block of NE 194th Drive; An unknown suspect entered an under-construction home and stole an air compressor, a ladder, two power saws and two levels. The burglary was discovered after contractors returned from the weekend.