Police nab car thieves in Clyde Hill area | Bellevue Police Blotter

Sept. 11

Security confronts burglar: At 2:34 a.m. in the 4100 block of Factoria Blvd. SE, a suspect entered the business via an unlocked door and used a crowbar to pry open a vending machine. The suspect fled after security confronted them.

Carjacking: At 10:12 a.m. in the 2400 block of 116th Ave. NE, employees reported a vehicle without a parking permit parked on the main drive towards the gas pumps. The vehicle had been left Thursday evening. It was reported stolen and had been involved in a carjacking. Bothell police requested the vehicle be held so they could check for fingerprints.

Suspects elude police: At 2:50 p.m. at Bellevue Square Mall, a juvenile suspect stole a purse from a baby stroller, which was next to the victim as she was seated in a common area. The victim’s husband chased the juvenile suspect and his adult accomplice. The victim and citizens chased the suspects out of Bellevue Square to a waiting suspect vehicle with Oregon license plates. The suspects fled Downtown Bellevue in the vehicle. A motor officer spotted the vehicle exiting at southbound Interstate 405 at Coal Creek Parkway. He followed the vehicle and eventually attempted a traffic stop. The suspect vehicle fled. The vehicle was ditched at a church near Newport Hills Park. Two people were detained and the two suspects fled on foot. One of the two suspects was captured shortly thereafter. Seattle K-9, Renton police, Newcastle police, Guardian One and Bellevue SWAT assisted in attempting to locate the final suspect. After several hours and more chasing around backyards and jumping fences, the second suspect was captured in Newcastle. The juvenile suspect was arrested for second-degree theft and obstructing. The adult suspect was arrested and booked in jail for second-degree theft and burglary, eluding and obstructing.

Sept. 12

Wanted suspect threatens police: 5:23 p.m. in the 16400 block of NE 8th St., a wanted suspect ran from bike officers as they attempted to contact the suspect. An officer was able to stop and arrest the suspect, who threatened the officers.

Sept. 13

Police nab thieves: At 4:53 p.m. in the 4100 block of Factoria Blvd. SE, two suspects stole items from a store and boarded a Metro bus. Officers stopped the bus, but the suspects fled on foot from the bus. After a short foot pursuit, the suspects were detained. Both suspects were booked into jail.

Juvenile mischief: At 10:47 p.m. at the Eastgate Park and Ride, a citizen reported approximately six juveniles were drinking and attempting to cover up security cameras. Upon arrival, an officer identified one subject with a warrant and took that person into custody.

Sept. 15

Throwing rocks: At 1:04 p.m. in the 2600 block of 116th Ave. NE, a 16-year-old juvenile began throwing rocks at windows and vans belonging to the school. Officers arrived and detained the juvenile. Three to four windows were broken. Police referred the case to a prosecutor.

Robbery: At 1:44 p.m. in the 15500 block of NE 12th St., a victim with her child were at a bus shelter, when an unknown suspect approached the victim, grabbed the three necklaces around her neck and ripped them off. The suspect fled on foot. Police set a perimeter, Seattle K-9 and Guardian One responded, but the suspects were not located. The victim had minor injuries.

Marijuana and alcohol in the park: At 12 p.m. at Crossroads Park, the bike unit and members performed an emphasis patrol in the park. The patrol resulted in 11 suspects being trespassed and/or detained for smoking marijuana and/or drinking alcohol.

Police nab car thieves: At 6:30 p.m. in the 1200 block of 86th Ave. NE, a security guard observed a subject looking into vehicles in the parking garage. Downtown unit officers responded as the suspect was seen leaving the garage driving a Honda CRV. Officers ran the plate, which showed it as a stolen vehicle. Officers followed the vehicle until it parked in a residential area of Clyde Hill. Clyde Hill Officers assisted in detaining the three subjects inside. One suspect had a drugs warrant, a window punch and multiple identifications, social security cards and credit cards. The second suspect had a drugs warrant. The third suspect had drug paraphernalia. The vehicle was impounded pending a search warrant and the suspects were arrested.

Sept. 16

Store evacuated after robbery: At 5:16 p.m. in the 15100 block of SE 38th St., a suspect who had previously stolen alcohol was in the store again. An employee tried to stop the suspect as she was attempting to steal alcohol. The suspect assaulted the employee with mace and fled in a vehicle. The store was evacuated due to the mace. Police forwarded the case to detectives.

Sept. 17

Swastika graffiti: At 12:40 p.m. at Northeast Eighth Street and 140th Avenue Northeast, an unknown suspect sprayed a black 12-inch by 12-inch swastika.