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July 2, 2014 at 9:54 PM

Lake Forest Park police seek public’s help finding robbery suspects

Lake Forest Park police are seeking the public’s help in locating two suspects who are wanted in connection with an assault and armed robbery that occurred on Tuesday. Lake City Park police officers responded to a disturbance at a house Tuesday morning in the 2600 block of Northeast 195th Street and found three people…

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March 4, 2014 at 4:18 PM

Ex-employee sentenced for embezzling $350K from Lake Forest Park Water District

The former office manager of the Lake Forest Park Water District was sentenced today to 27 months in prison for embezzling more that $350,000 and using it to purchase personal items and pay college tuition for her children, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Seattle. In addition to the prison time, Jackee Bormann-Zweekhorst, 41, was ordered to pay $404,000 in…

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Comments | More in Government, The Blotter | Topics: Lake Forest Park, U.S. Attorney's Office, wire fraud

September 11, 2013 at 11:03 AM

Lake Forest Park Water District ex-manager pleads to $350K theft

The former office manager of the Lake Forest Park Water District pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to wire fraud after she embezzled more than $350,000 from the water district, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. The water district serves about 900 customers in North King County, with an annual budget of about $600,000. According…

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January 20, 2013 at 11:39 AM

Robber may be targeting Subways, coffee shops in the area

Police are investigating whether the same man is behind robberies and attempted robberies at Subway restaurants and coffee stands in Shoreline, Bothell and Lake Forest Park. At about 2:25 p.m. Saturday a man walked up to the drive-through window at BigFoot Java coffee stand, 18115 Bothell Way NE, in Bothell and asked the cashier to hand…

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December 17, 2012 at 7:12 AM

Monday Memo: Big blow maybe snow … Big Seahawks score … Take our poll on guns

Are you ready for the wind today? One of the stronger windstorms of the season is blowing out there this morning, and it’s causing power outages in a number of places. The wind isn’t expected to ease until late this afternoon. The good news for skiers and the bad news for drivers is…

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Comments | More in Morning Memo | Topics: fatal crash, gun control, Lake Forest Park

August 16, 2012 at 9:06 PM

All lanes of Highway 522 in Lake Forest Park have reopened

All lanes of  Highway 522 in Lake Forest Park have reopened, according to the state Department of Transportation. A large tree fell across the highway late Wednesday night, blocking all lanes and pulling down several utility poles and their electrical, cable TV and phone lines.  Power was knocked out for 7,500 customers in Lake Forest Park…

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Comments | More in Traffic & Transit | Topics: Lake Forest Park, power outage, road closure

August 16, 2012 at 3:28 PM

On second thought: Hwy. 522 will be closed for commute

The Associated Press State transportation officials say Highway 522 at Lake Forest Park will remain closed for the evening commute as crews work to make utility repairs caused by a falling tree. A large tree fell across the highway late Wednesday night, blocking all lanes and pulling down several utility poles and their electrical, cable TV and…

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August 16, 2012 at 10:26 AM

Downed tree closes highway 522 in Lake Forest Park, cuts power to some

UPDATED: Seattle City Light spokesman Scott Thomsen said all but about 160 customers in Lake Forest Park and Northeast Shoreline should have power again any minute, but Highway 522 will remain closed until about 3:30 while crews continue to clear low-hanging power and phone lines knocked loose by a tree overnight. At one…

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February 27, 2012 at 4:14 PM

Wounded Kmart manager held suspect until police arrived

The manager of a North Seattle Kmart store held a 21-year-old would-be robber on the floor until police arrived Saturday night, even after being shot in the chest with a 9-mm handgun, according to the probable-cause statement outlining the police case against the suspect. A King County District Court judge found probable cause Monday to hold…

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Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: attempted robbery, aurora avenue north, Kmart shooting