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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Free Pet Vaccine Event for Bothell Residents

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The City of Bothell is partnering with Bothell Pet Hospital and their sister nonprofit the Rainier Animal Fund for a one-day, FREE vaccine clinic in conjunction with the Petco Love Foundation.

The clinic is set for Thursday, October 13, from 10:00...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Car Seat Confusion? Bothell Patrol Officer Certified, and Ready to Help

Officer Jenna Shannon beside patrol vehicle

While most parents and caregivers are confident that they have correctly installed their child’s car seat, almost half (46%), have been installed incorrectly, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

It's a fright...

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Posted on: August 18, 2022

Barricaded Suspect Arrested, Without Injury

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On at 11:20pm, Tuesday, August 16 Bothell Police arrested a 22-year old male suspect in the 20500 block of 32nd Drive SE.  The suspect was booked on Rape of a Child, 1st Degree.The suspect, who is not a Bothell resident, had been barricaded insid...
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Posted on: August 18, 2022

Snohomish County Prosecutor Declines Charges Against Officer

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On August 1, 2022, Snohomish County Prosecutor Adam Cornell notified independent investigators with the Snohomish County Multi-Agency Response Team that no charges would be filed against Bothell Police Officer Michael Garcia in the July 29, 2020 use-of-fo...

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Posted on: July 12, 2022

Detectives and US Marshals Arrest Suspect on Sex Crimes Involving a Minor

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Bothell Police Detectives,  in partnership with the US Marshals Pacific Northwest Violent Offender Task Force, located and arrested a registered sex offender on new charges, following an intensive investigation.

 The suspect faces multipl...

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Police News
Posted on: June 3, 2022

Bothell Police Investigate Homicide from Domestic Violence/Physical Assault. Suspect in Custody

The Bothell Police Department is investigating a homicide resulting from domestic violence and physical assault.

The lone suspect, a 35-year-old man has been arrested and is in custody, following the death of his 72-year-old father at their home in the 320...

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Posted on: May 24, 2022

Report & Help Prevent License-Plate Theft

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Have you checked your vehicle's license plates, lately?  Between January and May of 2022,  Bothell Police recovered or investigated the theft of at least 40 vehicle license plates.  

 “When we pull over vehicles with no ...

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Police News
Posted on: July 12, 2022

Join us and Learn: Dog Walker Watch Program

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Come join us for a one-night class and learn about the Dog Walker Watch Program!  It's free, fun and will provide helpful information about neighborhood safety and keeping an eye out for suspicious activity. 

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Warning about Phishing, Fraud and Scam Calls

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Bothell Police Dispatchers want to warn residents about some new scams, and some that never go away.  They're reminding residents to be vigilant and wary of ANY phone call or text message that mentions payments or financial information. ...

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Police News
Posted on: April 6, 2022

Bothell Police Seeks Information About Suspect in Case that Triggered Amber Alert

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Three year old Faith Collins is unharmed and doing well, after surviving quite an ordeal.  Just after midnight, on Tuesday, April 5, the little girl was asleep in her car seat when a thief stole her mother's car from the parking lot of t...

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Police News
Posted on: March 29, 2022

Why Suspects Get Away, How Quick Calls to 911 Help

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On March 22,  a woman in the 22900 block of 15th Ave SE flagged down a Bothell Police officer.  The woman had just witnessed a catalytic-converter theft.  She could describe the suspect and his vehicle (an older model, Black BMW...

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Police News
Posted on: March 17, 2022

K9 Allegro Passes Test, Achieves State Certification

Watch Allegro's official swearing-in ceremony at Bothell Police. 

"K915 in service!  Ro and Officer Jordal are on patrol, serving the Bothell community.” Operations Captain Susy Johnson shared the good news at Bothe...

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Bothell Police Fights Catalytic Converter Theft, Joining Newly Formed Task Force

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 On Tuesday, March 2,  Bothell Police Department announced its partnership in the CAT CON Task Force, a newly-formed partnership aimed at fighting rising catalytic converter thefts. 

The Cat Con Task Force combines the efforts of...

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Police News
Posted on: January 31, 2022

Bothell Police Officers Awarded Life Saving Medal

Police Chief Ken Seuberlich hands Officer Coby Russell a life saving medal.

Police Chief Ken Seuberlich awarded two of his officers Life Saving medals. 

In a brief January 26 ceremony,  Chief Seuberlich took a moment to honor and thank one of those officers;  Coby Russell.

Russell was recognized for heroi...

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Bothell Police Detectives Arrest Suspect in Bothell High School Threat

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On Wednesday, January 12, Bothell Police detectives arrested one suspect in a November 30 threat against Bothell High School that was posted online.

The threat prompted a campus-wide security search, the cancellation of athletic games and practices, and th...

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

New Recruit Welcomed, Thanks to Community Donors, Council Vote

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Bothell Police welcomes patrol-K9-in training,  Allegro ("Ro")!   

Ro still has hundreds of hours of testing, training and hard work ahead. The eager pup shows a lot of promise and loves to learn.

On July 20, 2021, Bothe...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Officers Recover Stolen Car (and much more) - Thanks to Alert Neighbor

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 On Tuesday, January 4, in the 22000 block of 18th Ave SE, Bothell Police recovered a stolen vehicle, along with a stolen credit card, a broken safe and a credit card reader. The devices are often used by thieves to duplicate stolen debit cards, ...

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Police News
Posted on: December 6, 2021

North Sound RADAR Adds Three Full-Time Navigator Positions

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The RADAR Navigator program is taking a major step forward, adding three full-time positions. 

RADAR Navigators work alongside officers in response to in-progress law enforcement calls that involve individuals in crisis, who have behavior...

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Police News
Posted on: October 25, 2021

Holiday Shopping Online? Be Alert for Porch Pirates

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The final months of the year are often marked with an increase in package thefts.  "Porch pirates" know that more people are shopping for holiday gifts online,  and they've learned how to take advantage of the trend.

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Police News
Posted on: September 28, 2021

Bothell Police Arrest Home-Burglary Suspect, Investigate Possible Links

Officer Brooks and Officer Jordal in front of patrol car

On Tuesday, September 28 - Bothell Police Officers Brooks and Jordal responded to an in-progress residential burglary, and arrested one suspect, who is now in custody. 

When the officers responded, the suspect was still inside the home, in a neigh...

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Police News
Posted on: January 28, 2021

SMART Investigation Update

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This morning, the Snohomish County Multiple Agency Response Team (SMART) released a significant update to their investigation of an officer-involved shooting involving Juan Rene Hummel on July 29, 2020. 

On January 12, 2021, attorneys for...

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Police Arrest Woman for Criminal Trespass

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We are aware of a video circulating that shows a Bothell Police Officer taking a female into custody.  In most of the social media posts, the wording used to describe the video includes language claiming the “Bothell Police arrest women...

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Police News
Posted on: August 28, 2020

Statement from Chief Seuberlich - Serving with Professionalism, Compassion, and Equity

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Over the last few weeks, I’ve had the opportunity to talk with many community members to discuss a wide range of topics.  As a result, I feel that it is important for me, as the Chief of Police, to reaffirm our department’s co...

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