KPD Blotter: Cops Forced to Drag Angry Man Out of Downtown Restaurant

Other reports include assaults, racist graffiti, shoplifting and bar fracas.

The following are selected reports from the Kirkland Police Department for the period of April 15 to 20.

April 15

  • A 17-year-old boy from Kirkland allegedly attempted to assault his mother’s 42-year-old boyfriend after spotting him stopped in traffic on 3rd Street downtown. The youth rushed to the car, threatened to kill the man and then hit the rear passenger door when the man drove away. The young man was arrested later for attempted assault and malicious mischief.
  • Police arrested a 24-year-old man from Spokane for driving while intoxicated after he was seen driving down Central Way, then pulling abruptly into a car wash. He refused to be tested for blood alcohol content at the scene, but later tested at levels of  .180 and .183.

April 16

  • Police arrested for assault a 20-year-old Sea-Tac man after he allegedly punched a 21-year-old Lynnwood man in the face at a bar on Central Way downtown. Police said there were matching red marks on the victim’s face and that the suspect refused to discuss the incident.
  • A 23-year-old Houghton woman was arrested at her residence for domestic violence after she allegedly assaulted her 20-year-old boyfriend during an argument.

April 17

  • After being asked to leave a restaurant on Central Way downtown because he was passing out in his chair, a 28-year-old Kirkland man reportedly kicked the front door and broke a window. Police took to him to jail on suspicion of malicious mischief and criminal trespass. He tested for blood alcohol content at .225.
  • A 36-year-old Kirkland man was arrested for domestic violence after he allegedly grabbed his girlfriend, twisted her arm and threw her on a bed, apparently angry at her for slamming a door. The incident occurred at a residence on 115th Court Northeast in Juanita.
  • After allegedly shoplifting a $40 package of facial cream at the Costco store on Rose Hill, a 54-year-old Kirkland woman was arrested for third-degree theft. She maintained that she was simply walking to her car to get the cash to pay for the product.
  • Police were called by a 22-year-old Lynnwood woman who said she witnessed her 57-year-old stepfather slap her 58-year-old mother in the face at their residence on Northeast 128th Street in Juanita. The man refused to talk and was arrested for domestic violence.

April 18

  • The engineer at a building on Kirkland Avenue downtown reported to police that sometime over the previous few days someone damaged a compressor in the underground garage and left graffiti that included “KPD is a joke” and “Robo Dan.”
  • A 25-year-old Kirkland man reported to police that someone made a fraudulent $200 transaction after he might have left his debit card in an ATM machine at a downtown bank.

April 19

  • Police were forced to drag a 30-year-old man from Soap Lake, Wash., out of a restaurant on Kirkland Avenue downtown after he refused orders to leave. Once outside, he became increasingly agitated, began kicking at things and had to be physically restrained before being placed in a corrections van. The incident began when the man allegedly ate other peoples’ food and grabbed the manager. He was charged with disorderly conduct.

April 20

  • A 20-year-old Kirkland woman was found sitting just outside the downtown QFC, eating a $5 sandwich that she had allegedly just stolen from the store. She was arrested for third-degree theft, booked and released.
  • Someone during the night spray-painted several swastikas and a racial slur on the side of a shed at a 49-year-old woman’s residence near Snider’s Corner on Rose Hill, she told police.





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