The following is a sample from the Bellevue Police Department’s Bellevue Beat Blog:
Knife drawn: At 3:35 a.m. in the 14000 block of Bel Red Road, a caller reported his girlfriend brandished a kitchen knife when the male would not return her cell phone. The suspect left before police arrived. Assault charges were filed.
Laundry day: At 4 a.m. in the 300 block of 102 Avenue Southeast, an unknown person pried a locked laundry facility door open and then pried open four laundry machines. They stole $80 worth of quarters and caused $2,500 in damages.
Uberly hurt: At 7:20 p.m. in the 1600 block of 103rd Place Northeast, an Uber driver reported that he was assaulted by a male adult. Officers arrives and after investigating, detained the subject. While under arrest for assault, the subject bashed his forehead against the plexiglass partition and laid down and began kicking the patrol car door. Officers pulled him out and restrained him, but while struggling with officers he subsequently spit blood at several officers, hitting at least one.
Taking a nap: At 4:50 p.m. at 116th Ave Southeast and Southeast 5th Street, a suspect was found slumped over his car’s steering wheel. The officer observed signs of impairment. The suspect was blocking one lane of traffic.
He did it: At 12:26 p.m. in the 400 block of 116th Avenue Northeast, a suspect stole $300 worth of items and drove away. When he was stopped, the suspect blamed his 9-year-old son for the crime. Officers released the suspect at the scene with his son and charges were filed.
Firemen assault: At 5:50 p.m. in the 10200 block of Northeast 16th Street, Bellevue Fire reported a patient was attempting to assault them during a medical call. Bellevue Fire retreated from the apartment. Police units responded to the location and detained the suspect. There were no injuries to any fire personnel and did not press charges. The subject was transported to the hospital for treatment.
Whoops: At 12:55 p.m. in the 11500 block of Northup Way, three suspects entered the store and stole the owner’s wallet from his coat, hanging on a chair. While they did this, one of them accidentally dropped their phone. The victim got his wallet back in exchange for the suspect’s phone.