Juveniles form ‘human wall’ during cellphone theft | Police Blotter

Police blotter for Feb. 18-24.

  • Wednesday, February 27, 2019 10:04am
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The following is a sample from the Bellevue Police Department’s Bellevue Beat Blog:

Feb. 18

Stolen plate: At 11:51 in the 10300 block of Northeast 1st Street, a suspect was seen on surveillance video stealing a license plate from a vehicle and then leaving on foot. The plate was entered as stolen in a database. He was later arrested and booked.

Egging: At 9:17 a.m. in the 500 block of 98th Avenue Northeast, an unknown suspect threw about eight to 12 eggs at a building. No permanent damage was done.

One too many: At 10:08 p.m. in the 1600 block of 146th Avenue Southeast, a subject struck a parked car with her vehicle. Officers determined that she was driving while under the influence and took her to Bellevue Booking to be processed.

Feb. 19

Observant neighbor: At 5:49 a.m. in the 10800 block of Southeast 2nd Street, a neighbor reported a subject with a flashlight in a vacant residence. Officers located a suspect, and a female associate sitting in a nearby vehicle. The owner of the property could not be reached. The male was booked for an outstanding warrant and the female was released.

Shattered glass: At 11:15 a.m. in the 3000 block of Factoria Boulevard Southeast, an unknown suspect broke a glass window at the business by ramming it with a shopping cart. They then punched a security guard before fleeing in a vehicle.

Voyeur: At 6:04 p.m. in the 500 block of Bellevue Way Northeast, a victim reported that while in the men’s restroom, in a stall, a man in a stall next to him placed a phone overhead and appeared to be filming him. When the victim exited their stall to confront the suspect, the suspect alluded to being armed. The victim left and called security. The suspect fled and could not be found.

Feb. 2o

Naptime: At 2:06 a.m. in the 10400 block of Southeast 11th Street, a witness found someone inside a clothing donation bin. The suspect was contacted and through an investigation, methamphetamine was discovered in her possession. The suspect was arrested and booked.

Feb. 21

Fraud: At 9:38 a.m. in the 300 block of 108th Avenue Northeast, an unknown suspect called an employee and pretended to be their boss. The suspect convinced the employee to buy $4,000 worth of gift cards. A report was taken.

Human wall: At 5:18 p.m. in the 3600 block of Factoria Boulevard Southeast, eight juvenile suspects entered the location, formed a “human wall,” and stole five iPhones and two speakers. They then fled in a silver SUV.

Feb. 22

Dog attack: At 10 a.m., at Southeast 50th Place and Southeast 51st Place, a suspect was walking his pitbull on a trailhead when it broke free from its leash and attacked another dog. The owner separated the two dogs by lying on the pitbull. The owner was fearful of the pitbull — that he would escape and attack him. Officers arrived and restrained the dog with a tether pole. There were no injuries to either dog or owner.

Feb. 24

Unconscious driver: At 10:50 p.m. at 157th Place Northeast and Northeast 14th Terrace, officers were dispatched to a driver unconscious behind the wheel of a running car. The driver was intoxicated to the point of unconsciousness, an investigation revealed. The suspect was arrested and completed a blood warrant. Then they were booked into jail.

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