Bad hiding spot: Officer locate suspect behind dumpster | Police Blotter

Police blotter for April 1-7.

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April 1

Boyfriend assault: At 1:41 a.m. in the 900 block of Bellevue Way Northeast, security advised police that they witnessed the suspect physically hitting her boyfriends while they were arguing. The suspect was arrested for assault.

April 2

Laundry room break-in: At 9:23 a.m. in the 5900 block of 119th Avenue Southeast, unknown suspects broke into two laundry rooms and one soda machine. Damage made to the soda machine caused a small fire that Bellevue Fire responded to.

April 4

Drugs and driving: At 10:55 p.m. in the 3500 block of Factoria Boulevard Southeast, an officer contacted a wanted subject passed out behind the wheel of a U-Haul. The officer detained the subject in handcuffs and frisked them. They discovered a small drug kit containing suspected methamphetamine. The subject was booked into jail.

April 6

Messy room dispute: At 1:40 p.m. in the 12100 block of Southeast 60th Street, officers responded to a domestic disturbance between a mother and son. They were arguing over the son needing to clean his room. The son assaulted his mother and used a bat to hit the wall, causing damage. The son left before the police arrived. The mother was advised to contact police if he returned.

Bad hiding spot: At 9:39 p.m. in the 100 block of Bellevue Way Southeast, a suspect stole from a pharmacy and then fled across the street. A responding officer located the suspect hiding behind a dumpster. The suspect was arrested for theft and had two warrants out for her arrest. The suspect then said they swallowed narcotics. They were transported to the hospital for treatment to be cleared for jail. Additional charges will be filed for the false claim. Suspect was booked into jail.

Joy ride: At 6 p.m. in the 15800 block of Northeast 15th Street, an officer witnessed a motorcycle being driven recklessly. They conducted a traffic stop and discovered the driver was 15 years old. The suspect was arrested for reckless driving and the motorcycle was impounded.

False alarm?: At 11:02 p.m. in the 1000 block of 116th Avenue Northeast, a caller reported seeing someone running at Overlake Hospital with a gun. Officers and security could not locate anyone with a gun. The caller could not be located or identified.

Accidental discharge: At 11:19 p.m. in the 100 block of 108th Avenue Northeast, a resident of a condo complex accidentally discharged her husband’s firearm into the ceiling of their top floor condo. Nobody was injured but the bullet ruptured the fire sprinkler water line in the ceiling causing water to disperse. Fire personnel were able to turn off the water after 20-30 minutes of flooding. The entire complex was initially evacuated due to the fire alarm sounding. The weapon was seized and a misdemeanor weapons charge submitted to prosecutors.

April 7

Weapons violation: At 6:28 a.m. in the 900 block of Bellevue Way Northeast, the suspect was seen with brass knuckles and a knife inside the hotel by staff. The subject left the hotel and was contacted by police. The subject already had an active trespass for the hotel. Officers also found brass knuckles on the suspect. The subject was arrested and transported to jail.

Gun whoopsie: At 7:41 p.m. in the 100 block of Newport Key, a suspect who keeps a 9mm handgun under his bed took it out to check it, after not doing so for two years. He removed the magazine but failed to realize a bullet remained in the chamber. He fired it into the couch. No one was hurt and the man called 911. A report was taken.

Neighbor dispute: At 8:48 p.m. in the 13700 block of Northeast 12th Street, an intoxicated suspect continued knocking on his neighbor’s door and refused to stop. The neighbor’s boyfriend confronted the suspect and there was a physical altercation. Officers later witnessed the suspect come out and knock on the door two more times after being asked to stop. The suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct and booked into jail.

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