Police Beat for week of July 24

Jul 25, 2013

July 17

Suspicious Vehicle – 4500 block Harbour Heights Drive

A caller reported that she was jogging in the neighborhood, and a white van with some kind of poles on top drove by her three times and on the third pass slowed down. She became scared and went to a neighbor’s house. The van was not located, and an officer gave her a ride home.

Juvenile Problem – 10300 block Marine View Drive

A resident reported that someone put a firecracker in his mailbox, blowing the door open.

Attempted Theft – 8400 block Naketa Lane

A caller reported that a subject called her and told her that her grandson needed money because he had been arrested for DUI – she did not fall for the scam.

Theft – 600 block Front Street

A victim reported that someone stole a transmission out of the back of his truck while he was parked at Lighthouse Park. He said that he did not need a case number, but wanted the police to be aware of the situation.

Malicious Mischief – 6400 block Birkdale Court

An officer was dispatched to a report of someone having blown up the complainant’s mailbox. The mailbox was reportedly damaged at about 0200 hours (on 07-17-13) by a firework that exploded inside the mailbox.

Juvenile Problem – 92nd Street Park

Say what?…

A complainant reported that some teens had said something rude to her 9-year-old son. There was a language barrier between the complainant and the teens, and the officer met with both. The officer determined that there had been a misunderstanding when the teens had referred to the complainant’s son’s toy Jeep as “sick” (i.e. that is, “cool”). There were no other problems.

Verbal DV/Order Violation – 13500 block 47th Pl. W.

A resident called 911 requesting help with his son, who he suspected was under the influence of heroin. Officers arrived on scene and contacted the subject and his parents. No violence or threat of violence were reported and, while the son was initially somewhat agitated, he did not appear obviously to be under the influence of anything. Officers confirmed there was still a valid Anti-Harassment Order against him, listing his parents as protected persons. The son had reportedly been staying at the home with his parents for several weeks. He agreed to leave the home until the order was dealt with. The case will be referred to the City Prosecutor.

July 19

Malicious Mischief – 9900 block Harbour Pl.

A passerby reported a shattered window at the location. Officers searched the building and found no one inside. It was discovered that a second window in the back of the business had also been shattered. The business owner responded and said it appeared that nothing had been disturbed inside the business.

Vehicle Prowl – 11100 block Chennault Beach RD.

A victim reported his vehicle prowled overnight and his car stereo was stolen.

Trespass/Malicious Mischief – 1300 block Washington Ave.

A third party caller reported that 2-3 juveniles had accessed an abandoned house at the above listed address and were still on scene. Two juveniles were contacted. At the time of contact the juveniles were throwing objects and breaking glass inside the house. Both male suspects attempted to flee, but were caught trying to sneak out the back. Both suspects were released to their parents and charges are being forwarded to the juvenile prosecutor.

Suspicious – 11100 Block Chennault Beach Rd.

An officer was dispatched to a report of a male and female arguing at the location. Officers did not locate the subjects or any other problems.

Theft – 4600 block H.P. Blvd.

With friends like this…

A victim reported that his iPod was stolen while he was at the library. He suspects that an acquaintance is responsible.

Parking Complaint – 8500 block SR 525


A caller reported there was a vehicle parked in a disabled space without a permit. An officer issued an infraction.

July 20

Vehicle Prowl – 900 block 1st Street

An officer contacted the reporting party by phone as he was in Bellevue. The victim was unsure if his vehicle was prowled in Seattle or Mukilteo. He was unsure if he wanted to file a police report as the incident occurred yesterday.

Suspicious/Warrant Arrest – 8200 block Mukilteo Spdwy.

An officer was dispatched for a report of a male staring at the reporting party. The subject was described as approximately 27 years old, with a black hat, black jacket and black pants. The subject had scars on his face and was pale. Subject appeared to be on drugs and was acting strange. Upon arrival, the officer contacted suspect, and it was determined that he had two outstanding warrants for trespass and theft. He was arrested, transported and booked into the Snohomish County Jail.

Animal Complaint – 900 block Mukilteo Lane

An officer was dispatched to a report of an aggressive Pit Bull at the above location behind a fence that charges the fence every time the reporting party walks by. Upon arrival, the officer determined that the dog was properly confined and that nothing illegal was occurring.

Patrol Information – 13400 block 47th Pl. W.

Where’s that surveillance camera when you need it…

Reporting party requested extra patrol at the above location. She found women’s panties in her yard today and beer cans yesterday.

Suspicious – 4900 block 101st Pl. S.W.


A man told police he was at the above residence last night partying when there was an argument, and he was thrown out of the house. He said that he left his medicinal marijuana on the deck at the house, and when he went back to retrieve it, he was told to leave. He was advised that it was not a theft, and officers would not be attempting to retrieve his marijuana.

Suspicious Circumstances – 1200 block Mukilteo Ln.

Police were dispatched to the location for a report of subjects playing with airsoft guns. Upon arrival, officers contacted several subjects and advised them that they were not allowed to shoot their airsoft guns at the above location.

Verbal DV – 9400 block 48th Ave. W

Call Abby…

Officers were dispatched to a report of a disturbance between a man and his wife. The two were arguing about relationship issues. The argument did not become physical, and they both agreed to leave the man’s mother’s apartment for the night.

Suspicious – 1200 block Goat Trail Rd.

A caller advised there was someone in her husband’s truck with a flashlight removing the ignition. Officers detained the suspect and determined that he was an employee of the owner of the truck, and he had decided to borrow it to pick up some fellow employees from a concert in Tacoma. However – big surprise – he did not have permission from his boss to borrow the truck. However, his boss declined to press charges.

July 21

Fireworks – 5000 Blk H.P. Blvd.

Officers were dispatched to an area check for gunshots/fireworks in the area, but didn’t locate any problems.

Extra Patrol/Fireworks – 9100 block 53rd Ave. W.

A resident reported that some fireworks were set off on the street in front of their house tonight and that a campaign sign at the location was being removed on a daily basis. They further advised that they had received an anonymous tip that they were being targeted and that friends had witnessed someone tampering with other campaign signs. They were encouraged to call 911 with any specific information when anyone is witnessing something take place or to report a crime.

Assault – 5100 block 92nd St. S.W.

Officers were dispatched to a report of a disturbance between a couple. During an argument, one assaulted the other, causing minor injuries. The suspect was arrested and booked into the Snohomish County Jail.

Comments (1)
Posted by: C M | Jul 25, 2013 14:46

Some of these are downright abuses of 911. Take the July 17th call for example where the mom didn't like the teens calling her son's toy Jeep as "sick". And what happened to July 18th? It's not there.


If you wish to comment, please login.