LFP Police Blotter: Mailboxes Blown Up and Mail Scatters

The following blotter items range from April 16, 2012 - April 20, 2012. Information on arrests is supplied by the Lake Forest Park Police Department. The reports do not indicate a conviction.

April 16

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES: A construction worker at a neighbor’s house saw smashed back window at a home in the 19200 block of Forest Park Drive N.E. and reported it to police. It turned out the resident of the home broke the window to get into the house. The man said he would get a locksmith next time.

POSSIBLE CAMP IN WOODS: A pitched tent was discovered behind Rapid Rudy’s, 14700 Bothell Way N.E. in a wooded area. A trespass warning was completed and placed inside the tent door.

April 17

IMPOUND: A Jaguar was found parked in a four-hour space for a third week in the 3600 block of N.E. 155th St. The registration expired Oct. 9, 2011. The car was impounded for being parked with an expired registration.

April 18

DISPUTE: A woman and a male neighbor in the 19000 block of 53rd Ave. N.E. are involved in dispute involving parking in the right of way. The police recommended putting up cameras or using neighborhood mediation.

April 19

MAILBOXES EXPLODE: A man in the 2600 block of N.E. 185th St. said a mailbox was blown up and he saw smoke. Police found scattered mail and damage to other mailboxes.

ACCIDENT: A woman driver mistook the accelerator for the brake and drove into two vehicles in the parking lot of Lake Forest Park Towne Centre.

VEHICLE BACKS INTO CAR: A person at the Woodlawn Apartments, 3600 N.E. 155th St., reported that a vehicle back into his or her car and the damaged trunk will not close.

TRANSIENT?: Someone reported seeing belongings in the stone wall house at the entrance to Acacia that apparently belong to a transient. The person wanted a criminal trespass once the person was identified.

April 20

BURGLARY:  Someone broke into the back door of a detached garage in the 3200 block of N.E. 167th St. and took a toolbox, Makita drill and arborist tools.

CAR HITS HOUSE: Someone drove a car into a house in the 3900 block of Bothell Way N.E.

TAX FRAUD: A man in the 16500 block of 37th Ave. N.E. tried to file his taxes with Turbo tax but the return was rejected by the IRS because someone had already used his social security number. The man spoke to the IRS and Federal Trade Commission and they are investigating.







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