KPD Blotter: Son Goes Missing After Mom Finds Pounds of Pot Butter, Pot

In other cases, police arrest man a with methamphetamine and investigate several more car prowls and burglaries.


The following are selected reports from the Kirkland Police Department for the period of Nov. 15-20. The reports do not indicate a conviction.

Nov. 15

  • Stolen in an afternoon burglary at a house on NE 145th in Kingsgate were an Xbox Kinect, another Xbox, cash, jewelry, a digital SLR camera with extra lenses, and a point-and-shoot camera. The culprit(s) entered the home through an unlocked garage door. A 62-year-old man and a 34-year-old woman live in the home. There are no suspects.
  • The windows of two cars parked outside the Outback Steakhouse on Rose Hill’s NE 85th Street were smashed in and items stolen, both at around 8:30 p.m. In one case, a laptop computer was stolen from a 45-year-old Bothell man. In the other case, two men from Connecticut and New York lost a laptop, iPad and other items from an Avis rental car.
  • In another prowl, on 76th Avenue NE on Finn Hill at about 7:20 a.m., a 60-year-old resident lost a stereo, credit card and clothes from his two vehicles, both left unlocked.

Nov. 16

  • The mother of a 17-year-old called police to report him missing after she found more than 2 pounds of marijuana butter (used in baking marijuana edibles) and more than 3 ounces of marijuana in his room at their home along Juanita Drive. The mother, 46, reported that the son had been dealing pot, and later called her saying he was going to buy a gun and kill himself. Police seized the marijuana, and kept as evidence a vacuum-packing machine. This all took place between 3-10 p.m. Police listed the young man as an endangered runaway.
  • Police arrested a 26-year-old Woodinville man after being called about questionable activity along NE 141st Place in north Juanita and finding just more than a gram of methamphetamine on him. He was taken into custody at about 5 a.m. on suspicion of drug possession and driving with a suspended license.
  • A 33-year-old Federal Way man who left his car unlocked on Kirkland Avenue downtown return to find someone had taken from it a pack of cigarettes, a debit card and religious CDs. The theft occurred between 1 p.m. and 2:45 p.m. The man was able to cancel the debit card before it was used.

Nov. 17

  • A 22-year-old resident of 127th Avenue in the Bridle Trails neighborhood requested more police patrols after he likely left his SUV unlocked and someone overnight stole his GPS unit, cell phone charger and a portable speaker. Police found no sign of forced entry, were unable to lift any fingerprints and have no suspects.

Nov. 18

  • Sometime overnight an unknown suspect hurled a large rock through the front window of Noppakao Thai restaurant in Juanita Village and stole a jar containing $20-$30. Nothing else was touched.
  • The 19-year-old son of a couple in their 60s who live on north Rose Hill was arrested by police at the home around 8:30 a.m. on suspicion of trespassing, malicious mischief and felony harassment. Police took the son into custody and collected as evidence a small knife, a sheath knife and a Taser cartridge. The front doors of the home and a vehicle there had been damaged.

Nov. 19

  • Two coin collections, silver dollars and other coins from the 1920s-30s and an assortment of diamond, pearl, gold and silver jewelry were stolen in a burglary between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at a house on north Rose Hill’s 94th street. The thief cut a screen and apparently opened a window to get in. The victim was a 53-year-old man.
  • A 41-year-old female resident of 132nd Ave NE on south Rose Hill called police to say that sometime between March and November a set of six silver coffee cups and coffee pot were stolen. There were no suspects.

Nov. 20

  • A purse containing credit card and driver’s license was stolen from the car of a 64-year-old Bellevue woman who left it unlocked along 116th Avenue NE on north Rose Hill. The theft happened at about 9:30 a.m., and the card was later used at a Safeway store.
  • A glass pipe was found on the playground of Thoreau Elementary on Finn Hill at about 10:40 in the morning. Police took it away for disposal.


For tips from the Kirkland Police Department for preventing car prowl thefts, click here.


Kirkland Police Department contact information:

  • Emergency: 911
  • Non-emergency: 425-577-5656.
CanineWalkerLou December 06, 2012 at 08:00 PM
Kirkland PD officers are the best. Three kind officers helped me at a great time of despair. They were professional, respectful and thoughtful. Thank you.
Greg Johnston December 06, 2012 at 08:20 PM
Thanks for sharing that DesignerLou, most of those I've met have been great, going way back to Sgt. Clifford in the late '60s and 70s.


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