The following are selected reports from the Kirkland Police Department for the period of Oct. 11-17. The reports do not indicate a conviction.
- A 49-year-old Stanwood woman lost her checkbook, laptop computer and GPS unit to an unknown thief who smashed out a window of her vehicle when it was parked at a west Totem Lake hotel between 4:30 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. There was no surveillance and police found no evidence.
- A purse belonging to a 39-year-old Redmond woman was stolen while she was shopping at a west Totem Lake thrift store and left it unattended. She lost the handbag, a wallet, cell phone and two debit/credit cards in the theft just after noon. Store surveillance did not capture the theft and police found no suspect information.
- About $10,000 worth of various sizes of copper wiring was stolen overnight from a construction site on 141st Avenue NE east of the Totem Lake area, a company employee told police. Part of the wiring was recovered on an adjacent property. There was surveillance at the site and police hoped to obtain suspect photos at a later time.
- Three overnight car prowl incidents were reported to police, with the most serious occurring just off 108th Avenue in Houghton. In that case, someone smashed out the driver side front window of a pickup truck and stole a 50-year-old woman’s iPhone 4. The other two cases occurred in Juanita in the neighborhood around Alexander Graham Bell Elementary. In one case, two unlocked vehicles at a residence were entered, with about $2 in loose change stolen. In a case nearby, an unlocked vehicle was entered but nothing taken.
- An 81-year-old female resident of an adult care facility in Juanita shoved a 95-year-old female resident early in the morning, and staff called police to document the incident. Both women suffer from dementia.
- A battery pack to jump start automobiles was stolen from the northwest corner of the Lee Johnson dealership on NE 85th Street sometime between Oct. 10-12, an employee told police. There are no suspects.
- A 20-year-old north Juanita man was arrested for allegedly assaulting his 18-year-old girlfriend, a Bothell resident, at least three times over a period of about a month. He allegedly punched her in the head, back and stomach and choked her. The victim admitted to police that she and the man were using drugs at the time of the assaults and that she helped the suspect pass bad checks. The girlfriend of the woman’s 37-year-old father, also from Bothell, reported the assault, and police made the arrest just before noon at the man’s residence.
- A Glock 27 semi-automatic .40 caliber pistol with an extended magazine was stolen from the truck of a 51-year-old man who lives in the Market Street neighborhood sometime between Sept. 18 and Oct. 15. Police found no signs of forced entry on the truck. The man reported the theft at about 3:30 p.m.
- Four windows at the International Community School in Houghton were scratched with the marking “Jaks” by an unknown person sometime between 1 p.m. the day before and 11 a.m., school staff told police.
- Police went to an apartment in north Juanita after a neighbor in the unit above complained of a strong marijuana odor coming from it. Police smelled no marijuana odor when they arrived, but reported that the 28-year-old man who lived in the apartment exhibited signs of being under the influence of pot. The incident was documented, but police took no action.
Kirkland Police Department contact information:
- Emergency: 9-1-1
- Non-emergency: 425-577-5656.