The Crime Blotter: Stolen car stuck in cement; suspect flees with young child, bottle of whiskey

Sep 20, 2022, 12:12 PM | Updated: Oct 19, 2022, 4:34 pm


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The city of Lakewood is reporting that an individual stole a car and drove into a repaving project on North Gate Road.

The suspect drove through the barricades around the project and onto freshly poured cement, getting themselves stuck in the pavement of the new roundabout.

The suspect then attempted to flee the scene, in their hands carrying a young child and a bottle of whiskey.

A city inspector followed the suspect and called 911, and once police showed up, they were arrested.

Crews are working to repave the project.

Man threatens to ‘take everyone down’ at Georgetown nightclub

Seattle Police are releasing details of a man who threatened to shoot an employee of a nightclub in Georgetown, Friday, Sept. 16.

At around 9:30 p.m., SPD received reports about a 48-year-old man threatening to come back and “take everyone down” at Showgirls, a nightclub located at the 5800 block of 4th Ave S.

Staff removed the man from the club, and once in the parking lot, the man started brandishing a handgun and threatening to shoot an employee in the head.

Officers arrived at the scene, detained the suspect, and disarmed him by taking the handgun from his waistband.

The suspect has been booked in King County Jail on charges of felony harassment and the unlawful possession of a firearm.

Two Renton teens shot in parking lot drive-by 

In Renton, officers received reports of a shooting at the 3600 block of Lake Washington Boulevard NE around 9:53 p.m.

When they got to the scene, Renton Police officers found two teen boys, 18 and 16 years old, who had non-life-threatening injuries.

The two were reportedly among a small group that had been in the lot when a silver car driving on Burnett Ave N fired five shots as it passed by.

There is no additional identifying information about the vehicle at this time, and police are still investigating a possible motive for the shooting.

The two victims were transported to the hospital, where they are expected to recover from their injuries.

Bellevue police arrest man for shoplifting, punching FedEx employee

Bellevue Police have released a report of a man suspected of shoplifting and assault.

On Saturday, Sept. 17, at 10100 block NE 8th St, near a QFC, loss prevention agents say they saw a man, along with his family, shoplifting items.

The security guards continued to watch the suspect as he left the store, and they assaulted a FedEx driver by climbing into their truck and punching them in the face.

Officers called to the scene had probable cause for an arrest, locating the man and his family a few blocks near where the incident occurred. They report that the suspect became aggressive and resisted arrest.

He was eventually detained and booked on charges of assault and resisting arrest.

The assault victim suffered a swollen eye and a bloody nose, and those injuries were treated at the scene.

The Crime Blotter: Sedro-Woolley traffic stop ends in high-speed chase and stolen vehicle arrest

Suspect almost hits mother and child in stole car in Bothell

A suspected car prowler in Bothell almost hit a mother and child while fleeing police Monday night.

The man was speeding down a hill in a stolen truck when he went through a gas station parking lot and crashed into a streetlight at a park near Bothell Landing, according to police and a witness.

Officers said the driver nearly hit a woman and her child, who were sitting on a nearby park bench.

After the driver crashed into the light pole, he got out of the truck and ran away on foot, but pursuing officers chased after him and took him into custody.

Power lines at NE 180th Street had to be repaired.

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The Crime Blotter: Stolen car stuck in cement; suspect flees with young child, bottle of whiskey