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23 hrs ago | via Kirkland Reporter
The blotter feature is both a description of a small selection of police incidents and a statistical round-up of all calls to the Kirkland Police Department that are dispatched to on-duty police officers. The Kirkland Reporter police blotter is not intended to be representative of all police calls originating in Kirkland, which average about 1,000 per week. Comment?
Thursday | via Renton Reporter
When it comes to the growing homeless population in downtown Renton and beyond, the city is doing everything it can to offer help to those who want it but can only remove a person when police see them breaking the law. That seemed to be the message during a 90-minute discussion Monday by the City Council's Committee of the Whole on chronic homelessness. Comment?
Saturday Oct 3 | via Renton Reporter
A Renton man and woman, who is a convicted felon, were arrested Sept. 8 when an argument at a Renton bar led to shots being fired on the Maple Valley Highway and a Renton man being hit repeatedly on the head with a crowbar. Comment?
Monday Sep 28 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
The Department of Corrections is currently looking for dozens of violent felons and sex offenders who've violated their parole. Take a look at the state's most wanted. Comment?
Sunday Sep 27 | via Renton Reporter
A 23-year-old Renton man was arrested Sept. 2 after he threatened a couple with a knife near Williams Avenue South and South Tillicum Street and then threatened to kill a Renton Police officer. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 23 | via Mercer Island Reporter
Collision: A biker said she was riding at the 4200 block of East Mercer Way and looking down at the road. She did not see a parked vehicle in front of her, and ran into its rear bumper. Comment?
Thursday Sep 17 | via KOMO News
Detectives are investigating several shootings that occurred late Thursday afternoon in south King County. Police were originally called to South 299th and 43rd Avenue South in Auburn at around 4:30 p.m. after getting reports of a suspicious person, according to Sgt. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 16 | via Seattle Times
A 34-year-old woman has been charged with attempted second-degree kidnapping for allegedly snatching a 2-year-old boy from his mother's arms while claiming the child was hers, according to King County prosecutors. Carrie Ann Clark, who was also charged last week with fourth-degree assault for allegedly hitting the mother repeatedly in the head, is being held in the King County Jail in lieu of $105,000 bail, jail and court records show. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 16 | via KDWN
Richard Sherman spoke at length about race relations on Wednesday after an impostor made a social media post under his name that gained attention. Sherman said he did not agree with everything in the post, but that he was going to use the opportunity and his position to make some points on diversity. Comment?
Sunday Sep 13 | via Renton Reporter
Renton Police officers discovered a small notebook Aug. 3 that contained names and numbers and descriptions of criminal activity after arresting a 29-year-old Edgewood man for smoking heroin. Officers found the man inside a silver sedan in a parking lot on the Benson Highway at about 3:45 p.m. One noticed a black tarry substance inside a plastic baggie, probably black-tar heroin. Comment?
Saturday Sep 12 | via Bainbridge Island Review
A 29-year-old Renton man was charged with second-degree possession of stolen property in Kitsap County District Court after police alleged they found a stolen credit card in his possession during a traffic stop on Highway 305 last week. Michael Andrews Armstrong was arrested for possession of stolen property, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of heroin just before 10a.m. Sept. Comment?
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