Farewell gift: At 2:17 p.m. in the 1800 block of 130th Avenue Northeast, a suspect was terminated from her employer. She was given her last paycheck. And several days later the check cleared the bank, however, the amount had been changed to a higher value.
Speed racers: At 5:45 a.m. in the 100 block of Southeast Eastgate Way, police contacted two suspects after observing them racing at speeds in excess of 70 mph. The officer advised the drivers that they would be summoned in the mail with their court dates.
Lucky pedestrian: At 5:30 a.m. at 156th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 15th Street, a driver failed to stop for a red light and crashed into a physically handicapped pedestrian crossing the road. The pedestrian had minor injuries and the investigation remains ongoing.
It’s my party: At 8:50 p.m. in the 6100 block of 167th Avenue Southeast, officers responded to the residence to investigate a disturbance at a birthday party involving family members. Officers determined the suspect physically assaulted two partygoers/family members during an argument. The suspect was arrested and booked into jail.
Mental issues: At 1:40 a.m. in the 900 block of Bellevue Way Northeast, an officer was conducting a traffic stop when an unrelated pedestrian walked by and struck the stopped vehicle. The officer observed signs that the subject was experiencing mental issues and contacted the subject. They determined that they met criteria for involuntary commitment. The subject was transported by ambulance to the hospital for an evaluation.
Love tapped neighbor: At 3:14 a.m. in the 15100 block of Southeast 48th Drive, a suspect was allegedly driving his vehicle while intoxicated and struck his neighbor’s parked car. He was then observed walking away from the scene. He was located at his residence by officers and placed under arrest and processed for DUI.
Protest: At 4:45 p.m. at the downtown library, about 20 to 30 people from the group “Taegukgi” were at the library to protest a meeting where a South Korean congressman was going to be speaking. Protesters followed the congressman to the parking garage and caused a verbal disturbance. One protestor was allegedly shoved out of the way and fell to the ground. Officers were on scene for the incident but the shove was not witnessed.
Not a solid idea: At 1:10 p.m. in the 15000 block of Main Street, a suspect stole a bottle of rum from the store. He then went to the sandwich shop next door and drank the entire bottle in about 10 minutes. The suspect was transported to the hospital for alcohol poisoning.
Gang presence?: At 6:35 p.m. in the 800 block of 164th Avenue Northeast, Crossroads Park, a subject was walking through the park near the skate bowl when they were confronted by two suspects, and a third suspect approached the victim from behind. They grabbed the victim by the neck with one hand and was holding a knife in the other. The victim fled to his residence and called 911 several hours later due to fear of retaliation. They believed the suspects were gang members. The investigation is ongoing.
iPhones stolen: At 5 p.m. in the 15500 block of Northeast 24th Street, several suspects entered the business and stole $3,000 worth of iPhones. They ignored the manager’s request to leave. They then fled the store and jumped into a car and fled the scene. The same suspects allegedly did the same thing within an hour at the Factoria T-Mobile store. The case was forwarded to investigations.
Uberly angry: At 6:29 p.m. in the 100 block of Bellevue Way Southeast, a suspect riding in an Uber punched the driver in the face when she became upset. The suspect fled the vehicle, leaving behind two cell phones and a Marriott umbrella. The suspect was later identified and charges filed for assault.
Reckless driver: At 8 a.m. in the 13000 block of Bel-Red Road, the driver of a suspect car was traveling at a high rate of speed on Bel-Red Road when they lost control of their vehicle, collided with a second vehicle and flipped their car upside down. There were no injuries to either driver. The driver of the flipped car was eventually arrested for reckless driving.