Mountlake Terrace Police Blotter: Oct. 4-11, 2019

Oct. 4

221700 block 67th Place West: A truck was recovered after it was reported stolen from the owner’s driveway. The man said he left it running to warm up.

Oct. 5

66th Avenue West/220th Street Southwest: A woman was arrested for a DUI at Shell gas station after she was reported to have been seen leaving Evergreen Playfield driving in the wrong lane. When police contacted her, she denied driving the vehicle and was reported to have smelled like alcohol and failed a field sobriety test.

Oct. 6

22800 block 44th Avenue West: A man and woman were trespassed from QFC for shoplifting.

Oct. 7

5700 block 232nd Street Southwest: Two male suspects were arrested for breaking into Calvary Fellowship Church using power tools. The suspects — one adult male and one minor — were charged with second-degree burglary after they were reported to have damaged the entrance to the church. They were found with two bags with multiple items suspected to have been stolen. Initially, the suspects denied that the bags were theirs, then the juvenile male said they were his. The tools used to break into the building were found in the church’s bathroom. The suspects said they broke into the building to sleep.

23300 block 67th Place Southwest: A man reported he witnessed another man driving a truck following an Amazon delivery truck around his neighborhood. He said he thought he saw the man exit his vehicle and steal a package delivered to his neighbor’s front porch.

5300 block 228th Street Southwest: A woman reported that her vehicle was prowled while she was at the Mountlake Terrace Off-Leash Dog Park. When she went to leave the park, she found the front driver window had been smashed and her purse was stolen. She received notifications from her bank that two of her cards were declined at Walmart. The suspect(s) were also reported to have used one of the cards at a gas station.

4000 block 212th Street Southwest: A Mountlake Terrace woman was arrested by Lynnwood police at the Lynnwood Transit Center after she allegedly attacked the man she lives with at their Mountlake Terrace residence. She was reported to have repeatedly punched the man in his head and choked him. Police said the man had visible signs of being attacked, including bruising around his neck and check. The woman admitted to having recently used drugs and was found with drug paraphernalia in her possession.

6000 block 244th Street Southwest: A man was arrested for fourth-degree domestic assault at Studio 6 motel after he was reported to have choked a woman. He denied assaulting the woman, but had a cut and fresh blood on his finger that the woman said he got while assaulting her. The woman was reported to have fresh cuts on her lip and the palm of her hand.

Oct. 8

23500 block 65th Place West: A woman said she did not feel safe after she got into a “heated” argument with her husband, who was reported to have previously been arrested for domestic assault. The man was not at the residence when police arrived.

6000 block 244th Street Southwest: A man was arrested for a warrant for violating a no-contact order at Studio 6 motel when Mountlake Terrace police. Police located a pocket knife in his possession that was confiscated. The man was also reported to have been intoxicated.

22700 block 44th Avenue West: Palta Insurance Group reported being the victim of fraudulent activity during a business transaction that involved purchasing a building online. Palta employees reported sending $40,000 to the “seller” online and later discovering the account was frozen and labeled as fraudulent. The company then received two emails from senders claiming to be FBI agents, so notified the Mountlake Terrace Department, because they were suspicious. Employees said the company is working with the bank to get the money back.

23400 block Lakeview Drive: A woman reported that an unknown suspect attempted to break into her condominium. She returned home to find her screen door open and damage done to the front door to try to gain entry.

Oct. 9

22200 block 39th Avenue West: Cedar Way Elementary School staff reported finding an airsoft gun that looked like a “military-style assault rifle” on the footpath near the school. The toy was dirty and looked like it had been there for awhile.

23000 block 55th Avenue West: Police responded to a verbal domestic dispute between a man and woman who were dating. When police arrived to the man’s residence, the woman was upset and had come to the residence to get her possessions, including a class ring. The man said he wanted her to delete something from her phone.

6000 block 224th Street Southwest: Police were informed that a woman was seen strangling a man in a white van in a parking lot. When police made contact with the woman in the van, she denied that she assaulted anyone. While checking her license plate, police discovered the license plate attached to her vehicle was reported to have been stolen. The plate was confiscated by police for destruction.

22200 block Brier Road: A Brier Terrace Middle School student reported she was followed by a suspicious man after being dropped off by her school bus near the 232nd Street Southwest/66th Avenue West intersection. She said that the man slowed down when a neighbor came out to check his mail and sped up when the neighbor went back into his house. She said she did not feel safe riding the bus anymore.

Oct. 10

4000 block 212th Street Southwest: A woman reported two Amazon packages were stolen from the front of her residence. She told Mountlake Terrace police she received a notification that the packages had been delivered but said when she went to check, they were gone. The stolen packages contained a a 32-inch TLC television and a purple Samsung Galaxy S8 phone case. The items were valued at $174.93.

7300 block 224th Street Southwest: A light-blue bicycle was reported to have been found on the Interurban Trail.

4100 block 222nd Street Southwest: A woman reported finding a drug paraphernalia — a rubber marijuana pipe — in Bicentennial Park. The pipe was reported to have had residue in it.

Oct. 11

5900 block 212th Street Southwest: Mountlake Terrace police assisted multiple agencies — including the Bellevue, Lynnwood and Edmonds police departments and the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office — in apprehending three burglary suspects. Four suspects were reported to have been fleeing from Bellevue, where the incident was reported, when the vehicle they were in crashed near the 212th Street Southwest/212th Place Southwest intersection. The vehicle jumped the curb into some bushes, but was not reported to have caused property damage. Two Edmonds Police Department’s K9 units were deployed to assist in apprehending the suspects and custody was transferred to Bellevue police. Police are still searching for one suspect.

–Compiled by Cody Sexton

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