Restaurant employees take down violent drug user | Bellevue Police Blotter Jan. 31 – Feb. 5

Jan. 31

Erratic drunk driver: Citizens reported a Toyota Prius missing its front right tire driving erratically in the Overlake area. Witnesses also reported a single car rollover crash on Northup Way west of West Lake Sammamish Parkway Northeast. Officers contacted the driver and arrested him after conducting a DUI investigation.

Feb. 1

No vacancies: A suspect became upset with the tenant of an apartment in the 1100 block of 163rd Ave. NE who was trying to kick him out. The suspect pulled a knife on the victim and made threats. He was arrested and transported to jail.

Feb. 2

Mail, burglary bandits nabbed: Bicycle officers were patrolling around the Downtown Transit Center when they saw two known subjects who were wanted by police. One was arrested for a felony burglary warrant, and police found suspected narcotics on his person. The other was arrested for a misdemeanor warrant, and several pieces of mail and other items related to possible ID theft on his person.

Feb. 3

Burglars flee police: Three suspects broke into a house in the 9700 block of NE 5th St. and were seen by neighbors carrying bags and a TV out to a car. Bicycle patrol officers spotted the vehicle at Bellevue Way and Northeast 4th Street. After officers attempted to stop them, the car sped off before the suspects ditched the car a few blocks away. After a foot pursuit, the suspects were apprehended.

Restaurant workers assaulted: A man assaulted employees at a restaurant in the 3100 block of 156th Ave. NE after they told him to leave because he was doing drugs in the bathroom. The employees held him down until police arrived and arrested him.

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