The following are selected reports from the Kirkland Police Department for the period of April 6-11. The reports do not indicate a conviction.
- A John Deere excavator bucket and 15 metal stands for street signs worth $50 each were stolen from a work site on 3rd Avenue South in the Moss Bay neighborhood sometime between March 30 and April 2. A 39-year-old member of the work crew from Lake Stevens reported the theft on the morning of April 6. There was no suspect information.
- After apparently hitting another car at a nearby convenience store, a 20-year-old Renton man was pulled over by police southbound on Interstate 405 just south of the 116th Street on-ramp and busted for misdemeanor marijuana possession. The officer smelled the odor of pot when he approached the car, and the driver consented to a search. He was cited and released, and the officer confiscated the marijuana, a marijuana grinder and two pipes. The driver of the car the suspect hit, at about 2 a.m., had left the convenience store and no citations were issued in that regard.
- After hitting a Ford Focus with his 2006 Chevrolet Equinox while the 27-year-old owner of the Focus was there and then driving away, a 50-year-old Kirkland man was arrested for hit-and run. He was arrested on 100th Avenue in north Juanita at shortly after 9 a.m.
- Perhaps scared off by someone, a burglar failed to steal anything after smashing in a rear sliding door of a house on 145th Street in the Kingsgate area sometime between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., the 72-year-old male resident told police.
- A 31-year-old Kirkland woman was asleep in her Nissan Versa automobile in a Parkplace Center parking lot just before midnight when an unidentified man smashed in her rear driver’s side window. The woman screamed and the miscreant got into a vehicle and drove off. The woman was not wearing her glasses and could not provide any description of the person.
- After allegedly pointing a .38 caliber revolver at a 23-year-old Mountlake Terrace woman in a road rage incident on NE 132nd in the Totem Lake area at about 7:15 a.m., a 64-year-old Kirkland man was arrested for aggravated assault with a gun. Police confiscated the pistol, ammo and holster, and the man was taken into custody, his car impounded.
- A 56-year-old Kirkland woman was warned she would be trespassing if she again entered the Albertson’s on 132nd street in north Juanita after she created a disturbance in the store by confronting and yelling at her 58-year-old ex-husband, who was apparently was accompanied by a 53-year-old woman. The scene occurred just after 6 in the morning.
- A home on 111th Place near Juanita High was ransacked by an unknown burglar or burglars who stole a set of amethysts and rubies, a gold necklace with an amethyst pendant, a pair of amethyst stud earrings, a diamond ring and other necklaces and earrings. The theft was reported by a 42-year-old resident, who told police it occurred between 8 a.m and 5:30 p.m. The burglar smashed a glass rear door to get in. Police did lift one fingerprint.
- Police took fingerprints and identified a 17-year-old suspected of breaking into a home on 110th Avenue near Juanita High School and stealing an Apple MacBook Pro laptop computer and two gold and diamond rings. The burglary occurred just blocks from the burglary above between April 6-11 and the victims were a man aged 44 and a woman 37. There is a witness, an 18-year-old man, and another 17-year-old youth involved. Police were waiting to see if the fingerprints matched the suspect.
- A thin, brown-haired white women in her twenties, about 5-foot-6, stole a package of brake parts from the front porch of a home on Finn Hill’s 112th street, then jumped in a brown Mercedes SUV driven by a white male, which sped away toward Juanita Drive, the 34-year-old male resident told police. The theft, at about 7:15 p.m., was witnessed by a 61-year-old woman from Texas, who apparently noted the license plate number. But the report indicated the plate was possibly stolen, apparently not matching the vehicle. The package had been delivered by Amazon, with parts for a Honda Prelude.
- Two runaway Redmond teens, a male 17 and a female 14, were arrested for criminal trespass after being chased by their parents and jumping a fence, then hiding in a storage shed at a residence on 131st Avenue NE in the Totem Lake area. Apparently one of the parents called police. The shed belonged to a 51-year-old resident. The teens were taken to the police station, booked and released to their awaiting parents.
Kirkland Police Department contact information:
- Emergency: 911.
- Non-emergency: 425-577-5656.