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February 17, 2015 at 4:14 PM

Police: Student planned to ‘shoot up’ Bellevue school

A 17-year-old boy accused of threatening to “shoot up” the International School in Bellevue has been booked for investigation of felony harassment, according to court documents. The boy, a senior at the school, was arrested on Friday and booked into the King County Youth Services Center. Prosecutors say they have a deadline of Thursday to file criminal charges. The…


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February 7, 2015 at 7:51 PM

Body found in vacant Bellevue apartment

Bellevue police say maintenance workers discovered a body in a vacant apartment Saturday afternoon. Detective Amanda Jensen said police were called to The Ridgedale Apartments, in the 600 block of 141st Court Southeast, around 2 p.m. The body is that of an adult. Police are investigating, Jensen said, declining to release additional information.


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December 15, 2014 at 10:02 AM

Driver arrested following Bellevue crash

A man was arrested for investigation of vehicular assault following a serious-injury crash early Monday morning in the 15400 block of Lake Hills Boulevard in Bellevue. Police say a car driven by a 25-year-old Bellevue man crashed into a vehicle driven by a 40-year-old Bellevue man, who was taken to Overlake Hospital Medical Center with serious injuries, Bellevue police spokesman Seth…


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October 22, 2014 at 10:31 AM

SPD’s Metz among 5 finalists for Bellevue PD chief

UPDATE 11:10 A.M.| Metz will be up against four other candidates for Bellevue Police Department Chief: Minnesota Police Department Assistant Chief Matthew Clark, Bellevue Police Department Deputy Chief Jim Jolliffe, Simi Valley (California) Police Department Chief Mitch McCann and Austin Police Department Assistant Chief Raul Munguia. A hiring timeline hasn’t been narrowed down, but Bellevue city…


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June 26, 2014 at 9:55 AM

Man linked by DNA to 1980 Bellevue slaying pleads guilty

A man who was recently linked by DNA to the slaying of a 19-year-old Bellevue woman in 1980 pleaded guilty to second-degree murder this morning in King County Superior Court. Michael Halgren, 58, faces a maximum sentence of life in prison for strangling Susan Lowe in her apartment with a pair of pantyhose. Despite a reward, the case went cold until 2012, when…


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May 24, 2014 at 11:42 AM

It’s true, cellphone rules don’t apply to police officers

Police officers know the rules to enforce — and the ones that don’t apply to them. A local resident questioned the Bellevue Police Department on Friday night after seeing an officer talking on a cellphone while driving. In a Twitter post, the person suggested an officer was breaking the state law that restricts cellphone use in vehicles. The…


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February 24, 2014 at 2:22 PM

Woman struck, killed while crossing Bellevue street

Update 4:30 p.m.: Bellevue police say the Carnation truck driver who struck and killed a pedestrian this afternoon was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The driver, who is described only as a man in his mid-50s, was turning west from 124th Avenue Northeast onto Northeast 12th Street when he struck the woman. She has not been identified by police. The…


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January 1, 2014 at 11:56 AM

King County deputy arrested after passing out in patrol car

Police arrested an on-duty King County Sheriff’s deputy Tuesday night after a citizen called to report the deputy passed out in his parked patrol car in Newcastle. The incident occurred about 9:30 p.m. in the parking lot of a Starbucks near Newcastle Way and Coal Creek Parkway.  The citizen called 911 to report finding the deputy hunched over the steering wheel of his marked police…


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December 28, 2013 at 10:04 AM

Saturday Memo: Missing Bellevue woman … Minimum-wage measure takes hit … UW wins bowl game

Weather:  Quite nice, with highs in the 40s again. Elderly Bellevue woman missing: Police are asking for help in finding an 89-year-old woman who went missing Friday. Here’s more on her description and where she might have been Friday. Judge strikes down part of SeaTac minimum-wage measure: Less than a week before a $15 minimum wage…


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December 28, 2013 at 9:38 AM

Police find missing Bellevue woman

Update: Missing Bellevue woman Patricia Thomas, 89, was found safe and unharmed about 1 p.m. today by Des Moines police. A citizen spotted Thomas driving in Des Moines, according to Bellevue police, and recognized her vehicle and license plate from news reports. Police confirmed her identity. Thomas was apparently confused about what city she was in and didn’t…


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