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Lights & Sirens


July 17, 2012

The police department responded to 711 incidents in the week of July 1, 2012 through July 7, 2012. The following is a brief summary of some of the more notable contacts:

Assault 4°, 07/02/12, 8800 block of 14th Pl. SE

A nurse from Providence called to report an assault. The nurse had the 20-year-old female victim at the hospital with lacerations on her hand which were believed to be from a knife. The victim reported she had been assaulted by her stepdad. She picked up the knife to defend herself but was cut when her stepdad tried to take the knife from her. Officers checked the residence for the suspect but the male was not located. Case is under investigation.

Robbery 1°, 07/02/12, SR 204/91st Ave. NE

A 17-year-old male was arrested for Robbery 1°. Two males robbed a 22-year-old male with brass knuckles and an implied knife. One male was arrested at the scene and the second fled on foot. Containment was set and an unsuccessful K-9 track was attempted. The male who was located on scene was booked into Denney Youth Center.

Burglary/Theft, 07/03/12,

8100 block of Vernon Road

A 36-year-old male was arrested for burglary and theft. The male was caught at the above location stealing copper from the cell tower. The male’s truck was seized as evidence and a search warrant was written. The male was booked into the Snohomish County Jail.

Obstructing, 07/04/12, 700 block of 88th Ave. NE

Firefighters were investigating a fire at the residence when a 55-year-old male homeowner became uncooperative with firefighters. The male chased the firefighters out of the house with a stick, preventing them from completing their investigation. Officers arrived on scene and placed the male into custody. Firefighters were then able to discern the male was the only person in the home. Officers found the male to be under the influence and he was booked into the Marysville Jail.

Possession of Marijuana/Making False Statements/Weapon Violation 07/05/12,

500 block of SR 9 NE

A 21-year-old female and 20-year old male were cited for Making a False Statement and Possession of Marijuana. An 18-year-old male also had charges referred for a weapon violation. The officer made contact with six subjects who were observed conducting a drug transaction. Upon contacting the group, a box of bullets was observed on a passengers lap and a pistol magazine at his feet. All the subjects were detained and the firearm was located inside the vehicle. The subjects denied any knowledge of a firearm in the vehicle. The subjects were identified and a computer check revealed the firearm was not reported stolen. The firearm was taken for safekeeping until an owner can be determined. The 21-, 20- and 18-year-olds were all cited and released without further incidents.

The Lake Stevens Police Department is committed to a professional partnership with the community, by providing excellence in safety, service, and education.


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