Police arrest suspects who made racial slurs, assaulted man | Bellevue Police Blotter

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The blotter consists of officers’ accounts of crimes and other incidents in the city of Bellevue. Persons arrested are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

Aug. 21

Burglar nabbed: At 8:34 a.m. in the 9700 block of NE 1st St., a dog sitter arrived at a residence and heard a male voice inside. They dog sitter called police, who arrested the suspect for the burglary.

Burglary: At 2:52 p.m. in the 4200 block of 145th Ave. SE, officers responded to a report of a male suspect who a passerby saw in the front yard of a residence. The suspect was carrying a bag and wearing gloves. Upon the officers’ arrival, the suspect was gone and a check of the residence revealed a shattered back slider door. Police did not locate the suspect.

Aug. 22

Handguns stolen: At 2:48 p.m. at the Wilburton Park and Ride, an unknown suspect entered the victim’s vehicle and stole two handguns.

Racial slurs, assault: At 2:43 p.m. in the 900 block of 156th Ave. NE, a victim confronted the suspects about saying slurs about Latinos while at the bus stop. The suspects responded with racial slurs toward the victim and assaulted him. Both suspects were arrested for malicious harassment.

Exposing: At 10:55 p.m. at 140th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 20th Street, a citizen called police to report a naked man walking along 140th Avenue Northeast. Officers contacted the suspect who, except for shoes, was naked and carrying his clothes. The suspect stated that he was hot and thought that it was late enough where no one would notice him. The suspect was arrested and booked into jail.

Aug. 23

Homeless camp checks: At 12 p.m. at various locations, responding to multiple complaints from citizens and other city departments, the police bike unit checked on four different homeless camps. The first camp was at 118th Street and Interstate 90. At the scene police found several vehicles, camps and subjects living there. At the second camp, located at Northeast 24th Street and the State Route 520 overpass, police found six active campsites. At the third camp located near the Boeing trails on city property, the unit found two active campsites. At the fourth camp located near the I-90 150th Avenue Southeast cloverleaf on the south side, there were two active campsites. Bike patrol officers are working to figure out who the property owners are, give notices to the campers, provide services to those camping and attempt to get them to comply with leaving the property. The officers will then work with the property owners to clean up the property.

Aug. 24

Arson investigation: At Somerset Elementary, a witness called police to report a fire on the artificial turf field behind the school. Prior to the fire, the witness heard two loud booms. Police recovered evidence at the scene and detectives are investigating the case.

Armed robbery: At 9:01 a.m. in the 15600 block of Northup Way, a victim was walking when the suspect approached her, made a threat and demanded the victim’s purse. The suspect displayed what the victim believed to be a firearm, took the victim’s purse and ran. A King County Sheriff’s Office K-9 responded, however, could not locate the suspect.

Aug. 26

Burglary: At 8:26 a.m. in the 10200 block of SE 6th St., a victim returned home at 1 a.m., placed her purse and laptop on a chair and went to bed. At 8 a.m., she received calls about fraudulent charges on her cards, and she then noticed her purse and laptop were missing. She also noticed her vehicle was gone. While police investigated the case, the department received a call about a heavily damaged vehicle in a nearby parking lot that had crashed into a covered parking stall. Police recovered the vehicle, which turned out to be the victim’s.

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