Suspect assaults bus driver while in transit | Police blotter

The Bellevue police blotter for Sept. 13, courtesy of the Bellevue Beat Blog.

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Protection Order Violation: The reporting party called because the intoxicated suspect was causing a disturbance in an apartment on the 15300 block of Northeast 12th Street. Officers arrived and determined that the suspect’s mother was also present in the apartment and there was a protection order in place between the suspect and her mother. She was placed under arrest. The suspect later refused to get into the back of the patrol vehicle and attempted unsuccessfully to run away from the officer. She was placed in the patrol car and booked into jail.

Theft: Officers responded to the area after the victim called to report her purse was stolen on the 10600 block of Northeast 8th Street. An investigation revealed that the victim left her purse in the waiting area. When the victim returned shortly after, her purse was gone. The victim notified officers that her purse contained a loaded .45 caliber handgun.

Eluding: An officer was on routine patrol and initiated a traffic stop for a minor traffic violation near the corner of Northeast 20th Street and 148th Avenue Northeast. The driver initially yielded however shortly thereafter the suspect fled the scene in his vehicle. The officer did not pursue but was able to positively identify the driver. Charges are pending.

Assault: A subject was on a Metro Bus causing a disturbance on the 1600 block of 145th Avenue Northeast. The subject grabbed the bus driver’s arm as the driver was maneuvering the vehicle on the roadway. The bus driver pulled the vehicle off the road and requested the subject exit the bus. Passenger on the bus intervened when the subject appeared to be assaulting the driver while the vehicle was in motion. Officers arrived on scene and located the suspect. The subject was arrested, transported, and booked into jail.

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