Mountlake Terrace police blotter: Feb. 27-March 3

police-mlt-logoFeb. 27
A vehicle prowl was reported in the 4100 block of 236th Street Southwest. The vehicle’s owner said her iPhone charger was stolen. She told officers she thought she had locked the vehicle, but there were no signs of forced entry.

Two car prowls were reported in the 4200 block of 236th Street Southwest. The reporting party was not an owner of either of the vehicles. The first one was a car with the trunk open and the doors unlocked. The glove box was open and papers were strewn about the car. A bag of clothes, a purse and a laptop bag were in the area and entered into evidence. The officer locked the doors and closed the trunk. The car’s owner could not be reached. Also in that area was another car with a back passenger window broken out on the driver’s side. The doors were still locked. The car’s owner said her wallet was missing from the trunk. Fraudulent charges had been made to several of her credit cards. She is not sure if her check book was taken or not.

A woman called to report a cell phone was found in the 23900 block of 56th Avenue West. She said she saw a man throw the phone out of his car window. She picked up the phone and turned it into police. The phone had not been reported stolen.

Feb. 28
An officer was patrolling the intersection of 220th Street Southwest and 58th Avenue West. The intersection has stop signs with flashing red lights. The officer saw a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. It slowed significantly as it approached the intersection, but failed to come to a complete stop. The officer stopped the vehicle and contacted the driver. The officer smelled intoxicants and cologne and observed a glass pipe commonly used to smoke marijuana on the center console. The officer called for backup before asking the driver to get out of the car. When the driver stepped out, he dropped some money and his phone. He had trouble picking them up and dropped them again while trying to pick them up. He did three field sobriety tests and failed. Then he did a breath test and registered at a 0.197 blood alcohol concentration. He was arrested for DUI. Three passengers left the vehicle and the scene.

Feb. 29
A woman reported her vehicle had been prowled. The SUV’s owner said she parked it in the 6000 block of 244th Street Southwest in the morning and when she went back out in the afternoon, it had been prowled. The rear passenger side door molding was off the track. The glove box was opened and part of the underside of the glove box had been disassembled. Nothing was taken from the SUV.

March 2
A vehicle’s back passenger side window was broken in the 4000 block of 212th Street Southwest. An officer responded and found the hole to be about the size of a fist. The vehicle’s owner had already cleaned up the debris and covered the hole with tape.

March 3
An officer contacted a man in the 5400 block of 230th Street Southwest just after midnight for riding a bicycle on the sidewalk, not wearing a helmet, not having a reflector and not having a forward-facing white light. After checking his identity, the officer found he had a felony warrant out for his arrest. He had several empty needles, several very small zip lock bags with brown sticky residue, two teacup candle holders, two pieces of straw, several small cotton balls and a small bottle with a clear liquid inside. The man was arrested for his outstanding warrant and will likely be charged with possession of drug paraphernalia in the near future.

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