Lightsand Sirens The police department responded to 433 incidents in the week of August 17, 2008 to August 23, 2008. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable events:
Vucsa (Drug Paraphernalia)/Warrant, 8/19/2008, Vernon Rd/SR 9.
A 39-year-old female was booked into jail on outstanding warrants and for possession of drug paraphernalia. A patrol officer observed a person dressed in dark clothing crossing a busy roadway in poor weather conditions. The officer was concerned for the person’s safety and made contact. At first the female provided a false name and then admitted that she lied. A computer check was run on the female and it was discovered that she had warrants for possession of drug paraphernalia. She also was cited for being in possession of prescription drugs belonging to another person.
Assault 2 (DV) Domestic Violence, 8/23/2008, 500 blk 97 Dr. NE
A 40-year-old male was booked into jail on Assault 2° DV charges. Officers responded to an assault call in which the 35-year-old female victim was reporting that her boyfriend had choked her and thrown her to the ground. During questioning the male suspect was screaming at the victim and was extremely argumentative with the officers. He resisted the officers’ attempts to get him to sit in the back of the patrol car. This resulted in the suspect getting tased and then he complied with the officers. During transportation to the jail he repeatedly kicked the patrol vehicle’s door and hit his head against the window divider.
Collision, 8/23/2008, 127th Ave NE/SR 92 NE.
A 36-year-old female’s vehicle was rear-ended by a 24-year-old female driver. The 36-year old female reported that she was stopped on SR 92, waiting to make a left-hand turn onto 127th Ave NE, when she was struck from behind. A witness at the scene reported that she did not hear any braking before the collision and that it appeared that the front vehicle was struck at full speed. Both parties were transported to the hospital.
Reckless Driving/Collision, 8/23/2008, 800 blk 123rd Ave NE.
A juvenile male was cited for Reckless Driving. The officer responding to the accident talked with the male juvenile who admitted to driving well over the posted speed limit through a residential neighborhood. He had dropped his cell phone and while leaning over to pick it up he swerved to the right destroying a row of mail boxes and hitting a light pole. He then put his vehicle into reverse and hit a parked car. He was cited and released at the scene.