Mountlake Terrace police blotter: April 14-21

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police-mlt-logoApril 14
A verbal domestic complaint was reported in the 22100 block of 66th Avenue West.

April 15
A man was arrested in the 12100 block of 44th Avenue West after he was contacted for possibly trying to sell narcotics. He showed officers a small square of aluminum foil and said he needed “a hit before (going) to jail.” He resisted officers, so he was arrested. He had a handgun in his waistband, which is illegal since he is a convicted felon and has a felony warrant for his arrest. A woman was also with the man and she was also arrested without issue.

A woman came to the Mountlake Terrace police station to report threats made to her by her ex-boyfriend’s new girlfriend. She said the new girlfriend has sent her several threatening text messages. She said she would fill out a complete statement outlining the threats and provide copies of the text messages sent to her. As of April 21, she has not returned the statement.

A man and woman came to the Mountlake Terrace police station to report a fraud. An $850 check was fraudulently cashed. The man and woman said their mail may have been stolen before March 7. They said a Seahawks flag has been stolen from their property in the past. They were provided information on how to protect their identities.

April 16
An armed robbery was reported at a store in the 21200 block of 44th Avenue West. Lynnwood and Edmonds police officers assisted, including a K-9. The suspect was seen on surveillance cameras grabbing around $250 out of the register, then left the store. The suspect is described as wearing a bandanna over his face, a dark hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and dark shoes. He had a semi-automatic handgun.

A welfare check was requested in the 21800 block of 66th Avenue West. A woman was slumped over the steering wheel of a vehicle. An officer knocked on the window and she woke up. An officer asked her to roll down her window and she instead started her car. She was ordered to stop and she pulled into a parking space. She gave her name and officers checked it. She had warrants for her arrest including driving with a suspended license. The officer asked her to get out of her car, but instead she started the vehicle, backed out of her spot and drove off at a high rate of speed. The officer did not pursue her based on her reckless driving and known identity.

A theft was reported in the 22700 block of 58th Avenue West. A homeowner was hosting a garage sale and she said during the sale, someone took her purse off of a table that was just inside the garage. Several bank cards, social security cards, a $100 gift card and driver license was inside.

April 17
Graffiti and a broken window were reported at a church in Mountlake Terrace.

April 18
A domestic disturbance was reported between a husband and wife in the 5000 block of 212th Street Southwest. The incident was verbal only. The husband agreed to stay with his mother for the night.

A woman came to the Mountlake Terrace police station to report a theft. She said that on April 16, she went to see a movie. She used the restroom and when she went to wash her hands, she took her engagement ring off and set it down by the sink. She forgot to put it back on, and when she realized it wasn’t on her hand, she went back to the restroom and discovered it was gone. No one had turned it into the theater. The ring is valued at $3,698.

A man came to the Mountlake Terrace police station to report a suspicious circumstance. He said he was selling a vehicle on Craigslist and was contacted by a prospective buyer who said he lives on a military base. He said he would put a check in the mail for $30 more than the asking price and send a driver to pick up the vehicle. He asked the seller to give the $30 to the driver. The seller was suspicious of the circumstance, so he gave the buyer the address for the Mountlake Terrace Police Department. He came to the station to notify the police of the possible scam and to let them know a check may be in the mail. The seller has no loss at this time.

An assault was reported between two brothers. One was arrested and transported to the Lynnwood jail.

April 20
An incident of harassment was reported in the 4200 block of 236th Street Southwest.

April 21
A theft was reported in the 21300 block of 52nd Avenue West. The victim said several days ago, he noticed his credit card was missing and he noticed a fraudulent charge on April 15 in the amount of $132.69. On April 21, he noticed another bank card was missing and a $101.32 charge was made. He suspects his new roommate may have taken the cards.

A protection order violation was reported. The suspect sent an email to the victim, which is a violation of a protection order restraining the suspect from “any contact, including non-physical contact.” A citation was completed and will be mailed. The suspect could not be located or contacted.

A stolen vehicle was spotted by an officer on 212th Street Southwest. The vehicle was pulled over and the driver was detained.

A domestic disturbance was reported in the 4100 block of 212th Street Southwest.

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