Ballard Police Blotter week of 6-18-18
Stolen vehicle possibly used to steal from garage
Around 8 a.m. on Thursday, June 7, officers were dispatched to the 7700 block of 10 Ave NW to investigate a burglary. The victim explained that someone entered her attached garage. Her neighbor awoke in the middle of the night and saw a silver Volkswagon Eurovan outside. The vehicle matches the description of one that was stolen nearby. The victim said that a saw, drill, battery, charger, bicycle, helmet, bike rack, air compressor, speakers and Spanish wine were stolen. Officers were able to lift two fingerprints from the scene. The woman added that her vehicle was broken into as well, but nothing was missing from inside.
iPhones stolen during break-in of shop
Around 5 a.m. Thursday, June 7, a witness heard glass break at the Spring store located in the1500 block of NW Market St. She also saw two men standing outside. She called the police, who arrived and checked the area for possible suspects. The manager of the store arrived on the scene and gave officers a copy of video surveillance. The only item the manager noticed stolen was an iPhone 10 display, valued at $1,000. He later discovered that three additional phones were missing. Officers found a cup and a scratch-off lottery ticket let on the scene and submitted the items for evidence.
Burglary on 2 Ave NW
A couple residing in the 8700 block of 2 Ave NW called police around 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6 to report a burglary. They keep their sunroom unlocked in the summer. Suspects entered through the sunroom and rummaged through two bedrooms in the house. Numerous dresser drawers were open in both rooms and personal items were strewn throughout the house. A $600 money order was missing, as well as some paperwork and a watch.
Tools taken on NW 95th St
Officers headed to the 2600 block of NW 95th St. around 1:45 p.m. on Thursday, June 7 to investigate a burglary. The victim said that his garage was locked and secure the day before. His roommate came outside the next morning and noticed the side garage door was left open. She left for work but notified the victim. He went to check inside and noticed $7,000 to $10,000 of tools missing. There were no video cameras in the area, and no evidence was found on the scene.
Man killed in Interbay collision
A man in his 60s was killed Wednesday, June 13, when he was struck by a driver. He was crossing against traffic on 15th Ave W. around 10:15 a.m. A man in a Ford pickup was travelling northbound on the road, approaching W. Armory St. and hit the pedestrian.
Multiple witnesses at the scene confirmed that the pedestrian was crossing against a traffic signal at the time of the collision. The driver was evaluated at the scene and no signs of impairment were found. Seattle Police Department’s Traffic Collision Investigation Squad is handling the case.