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September 10, 2014 at 9:26 PM

Woman critically injured in Bellevue hit-and-run

A pedestrian was critically injured after she was hit by a car that initially stopped but then drove off in Bellevue on Wednesday afternoon, police said. The woman was crossing the street at Coal Creek Parkway and Forest Drive when she was struck by a Porsche Cayenne, according to the Bellevue Police Department. She was taken…

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August 18, 2014 at 5:04 PM

Victim asleep when he was fatally stabbed in Bellevue Burger King

The 65-year-old man who was fatally stabbed inside a Bellevue Burger King on Sunday afternoon appeared to be sleeping when he was attacked, according to court documents. The alleged assailant, a 38-year-old homeless man, is being held in King County Jail on investigation of first-degree murder. King County prosecutors said the suspect will have a bond hearing…

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August 14, 2014 at 9:46 AM

Bellevue PD looking into possible false reporting in Marshawn Lynch case

Bellevue police say they are looking into whether the person who accused Marshawn Lynch of assault and personal property damage was lying. Police spokesman Seth Tyler said Thursday morning the case involving Lynch remains open. But, Tyler said, instead of any alleged wrongdoing by the Seahawks running back there is a possibility of false reporting by the former…

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August 5, 2014 at 11:02 AM

No injuries after SUV crashes into Bellevue preschool

Bellevue police say no one was injured this morning when an SUV crashed into a building housing a Montessori school. Police are trying to determine what prompted the SUV to crash through a wall of a building at 14340 N.E. 21st St., which houses America’s Child Montessori. “Very lucky the little tykes were out of the…

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April 17, 2014 at 8:40 AM

Bellevue cop fired for mishandling colleague’s alleged DUI

A Bellevue police officer who did not cite a colleague for drunken driving, conduct field sobriety tests or make an effort to obtain the officer’s blood-alcohol level before letting him leave with his wife, has been fired. Officer Doug Brennan, who has been on administrative leave since February, was  fired Wednesday. Chief Linda Pillo found that Brennan…

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April 14, 2014 at 1:33 PM

Suspect in Bellevue slaying is arrested during traffic stop

Bellevue police arrested a suspect Monday morning in the slaying of a 72-year-old woman whose body was found inside her apartment Sunday night, according to Bellevue police. The 53-year-old man was booked into the King County Jail on investigation of homicide just after 10 a.m., jail records show. The man, whose criminal history includes convictions for…

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February 28, 2014 at 1:29 PM

Man who escaped from Bellevue police back in custody

A jail inmate who escaped from police in Bellevue on Jan. 31 is back in custody. According to Seattle Times news partner KING 5, Windell Downs III was arrested earlier today following a car chase. Police say he was arrested in Renton. Details of the arrest were not immediately available. Downs, 21, escaped from police outside…

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February 27, 2014 at 4:06 PM

Bellevue police officer punished for driving city car after drinking

A Bellevue police officer has been removed from the department’s bomb squad after an internal investigation determined he drove a city vehicle after consuming alcohol while off-duty. Officer Dion Robertson drove the unmarked city vehicle to two off-duty functions in November,  according to the Bellevue Police Department. After consuming three beers over several hours, Robertson drove the…

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January 31, 2014 at 12:23 PM

Shackled man escapes from police custody in Bellevue

Update at 3:35 p.m.:| Bellevue police said  they are also looking for escapee Downs’ girlfriend, Tanjanique Hillis, 20, on suspicion of rendering criminal assistance. Her photo is below. Original post:|If you happen to see a young man in a red jumpsuit, waist chains and leg shackles, don’t think twice — call 911. He is likely Windell Downs III,…

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January 30, 2014 at 12:27 PM

Bellevue police chief to retire April 15

Seattle won’t be the only city shopping for a new police chief this year: Bellevue’s city manager announced today that on April 15 Bellevue Police Chief Linda Pillo will retire, 35 years after she entered public service. Pillo is ending her 28 years at the Bellevue Police Department with plans to enjoy some sunshine in Palm…

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