LFP BLOTTER: Daughter Asks, "What Jail is My Dad At?"

The following blotter items range from April 23, 2012 - April 28, 2012. Information on arrests is supplied by the Lake Forest Park Police Department. The reports do not indicate a conviction.

April 23

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY:  A person in the 14700 block of 38th Pl NE reported that a female was casing the neighborhood with a flashlight.  The female was looking into homes and inspecting exterior property. 

April 24

TWO DRUNK MEN:  Neighbors in the 3400 block of NE 193rd Street reported to police that two men who had been drinking were yelling at each other.  They were white men, 30-40 years old who were arguing over beer.  The police told them they were done partying for the night.  Both men complied.

DOMESTIC:  Close to 4:40 a.m. a drunk man in the 3500 block of NE 155th Street called police to report that there was a great deal of yelling going on nearby.  A woman was overhead in the background saying that she was “naked.”  The drunken man hung up the phone.  Later, one person was taken into custody.  No further information was given.

TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS:  In one 24-hour period, there were over 33 camera violations in Lake Forest Park.

BURGLARY:  A person in the 3300 block of NE 202nd Street reported that someone burglarized the home between 2:00 p.m. and almost 8:00 p.m.  It was unclear what was taken.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AT LFP APARTMENT:  A man (a.k.a. the boyfriend) in the 14900 block of 37th Ave NE called police to say that his girlfriend (a 62 year old woman) would not let him leave his bathroom.  He said he was a virtual prisoner in his own home.  The girlfriend told police that the man was cranky and wanted to argue with everybody.  The police advised the man to be more pleasant.  Later, a neighbor called police to say that the girlfriend was at the neighbor’s house.  The girlfriend stated that her boyfriend pushed her out of the bedroom.  The neighbor said the boyfriend did something to the phone so that the girlfriend could not make an outgoing phone call.  The boyfriend ran into the hallway screaming about possibly being evicted from the apartments. The neighbor got into a verbal dispute with the boyfriend. The boyfriend ran back into his own unit.  At the end of the night, the boyfriend was arrested for domestic violence and booked into Snohomish County Jail.

April 25

DOMESTIC:  A woman in the 14500 block of 38th Ave NE told police that she was in the process of getting a divorce.  During the times that she exchanges her children with her husband, the husband was causing disturbances and threatening her new boyfriend.  The exchanges happen in Federal Way and at the QFC in Mountlake Terrace.  The police advised her to document each situation and notify the courts. 

FRAUD:  A woman in the 16500 block of 34th Ave NE told police that someone charged over $600 to her Visa card.  The suspect purchased items from Walmart.com and Overstock.com.  The police advised the woman about Internet security and software to protect her from future fraudulent charges.

TRESPASS:  An employee who works at 17171 Bothell Way NE reported that a man was in front of Papa Murphy’s soliciting money from customers walking by.  The person begging for money told police that the FBI has a record of him because he has a history of juvenile domestic violence.  The police ordered him off the property.  He complied.

A FELON AT DÉJÀ VU:  A man was pulled over by police because he was speeding and following another car too closely.  The man did spins inside the Déjà Vu parking lot.  The police found out the man was a felon.  When confronted by police, the man told the police that he didn’t like their demeanor and didn’t appreciate being referenced as a “felon.”  The man argued with police and made threats about getting an attorney to go after the police officer.

April 26

FRAUD AT BANK OF AMERICA:  A woman went to the drive thru at 17181 Bothell Way NE.  The woman attempted to cash a fraudulent check.  The woman was driving a black, Jeep Cherokee.  The bank employee called the account holder (a resident of Everett) who verified that the checkbook was stolen in a burglary.  Bank of America flagged the victim’s account due to previous unauthorized activity.

MAIL THEFT AND FORGERY:  A person in the 18700 block of 37th Ave NE said that someone stole their mail.  The thief attempted to cash out a check for cash.  The police gave the victim a case number to report to the bank.

BURGLARY:  It was unknown how someone gained access to the home in the 18000 block of 49th Place NE.  No other information was given.

TROUBLE AT WOODLAND NORTH APARTMENTS:  A female in the 3600 block of NE 155th Street reported a male neighbor had been drinking.  The female lives in the unit above the man. The man asked her for help as he was having convulsions.  The man had been drinking.  He is 34 years old and lives alone.  The female’s boyfriend got into a verbal dispute with the man.  Aid came to the rescue.

SUSPICOUS CIRCUMSTANCE:  A person in the 18300 block of 28th Ave NE noticed a locked vehicle with suspicious items inside.  In open view, the person could see a small bag of burglary tools in the back seat. 

April 27

THREATS BY TEXT:  A person, Rachel, not her real name reported that Bob (not his real name) calls her every couple months.  Bob is angry that Rachel no longer contacts his wife after a falling out.  Bob lives in Philadelphia and his wife is a flight attendant.  Rachel says that Bob could easily fly out to Seattle if he wished.  The police advised Rachel that she could get an anti-harassment order.

STRANGE:  A woman in the 17500 block of Bothell Way NE had incorrect codes for the house alarm.  When police arrived she told them she had been robbed over 50 times by the neighborhood kids.  The police advised her to call 911 the next time she is threatened in any way.

April 28

WHICH JAIL IS MY DAD AT?  A daughter in the 17400 block of Ballinger Way NE told police that she dropped off her dad at the Bothell police station over 30 days ago.  She was told to go visit him at the Bothell Jail.  However, LFP police explained that there was no jail in Bothell.  LFP police determined that the father was being held at The Snohomish County Jail.


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