Bench-clearing brawl| Bellevue Police Blotter May 13 – May 21

May 13

TASER INCIDENT: Two youths were trespassing on property on Bellevue Way. An officer tried to arrest one of them for a motor vehicle theft. The subjects ran northbound. A brief struggle ensued and a Taser was used on one of the subjects. A use of force investigation is pending.

May 14

SMASHING: A suspect smashed in the back door of a house on 170th Place Southeast and set off motion alarms.

May 15

BANK ROBBERY: A suspect handed a bank teller a demand note at the location on 150th Avenue Southeast. After getting the money, he fled on foot and couldn’t be located until several hours later when the individual was arrested.

May 16

ORGANIZED THEFT: Two suspects were involved in a shoplift and one left her phone behind. She came back to get it and was arrested. The other suspect was located and arrested in her car with her 2-year-old daughter. They had organized retail theft before and had a warrant out for their arrest.

May 17

PROTECTIVE CUSTODY: A man was witnessed on the overpass above Interstate 405 and multiple callers believed he was about to jump. An officer responded, to which the man came at him aggressively with arms flailing. He was taken into protective custody.

HOME INVASION: A 15-year-old called police after a man was pounding on doors and windows attempting to get into the house. He was able to get a sliding glass door open, but a stick prevented it from opening all the way. Officers responded and found the man, he was wanted for a burglary earlier in the month.

May 18

OZZY SAVES THE DAY: A man got in a disagreement with his roommate and threatened to kill her if she called the police. She locked him out of the house when he stepped out and called the police. He fled to Robinswood Park where an officer and K9 unit Ozzy located him. He was detained without incident and transported to jail.

May 19

OPEN ACCESS: A driver of a Metro Access bus left his vehicle to assist passengers in a retirement community on Newport Way. Upon returning, he saw someone had taken his vehicle. It was found in Lynnwood.

May 20

THEFT AND ASSAULT: Two men left a store in Factoria with a bag full of clothing. A customer alerted an officer that they had stolen the items in the bag. He pursued them to their vehicle and told them they were not free to leave. They accelerated the vehicle at the officer, striking his knee. Officers pursued, but called off the pursuit when speeds exceeded 100 mph. Investigations will attempt to located the suspects.

May 21

BENCH-CLEARING: Approximately 50 subjects were involved in a brawl in the gym at Bellevue College during a basketball tournament. The brawl began when two players exchanged words. Players, family and bystanders jumped in. No one wanted to press charges.

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