Fake license | Bonney Lake Police Blotter
FAKE LICENSE: Officers pulled over a vehicle on Nov. 21 due to an altered trip permit and expired tabs. The driver gave officers her license and registration, but could not give proof of insurance. After citing the woman for having an altered trip permit and no proof of insurance, officers left the scene. A day later, officers were contacted by an uninvolved party regarding the citations he gave to the woman. Officers were told the licence did not belong to the woman and gave officers her read identity. Officers then issued the correct woman the previous citations as well as providing a false statement, driving with a suspended license and possession of another’s identification.
BUTTERFLY KNIFE: On Nov. 23 officers were called anonymously with a report that someone seemed to be hotwiring a car. After arriving at the scene, officers observed a male exiting the car in questions. The man told officers he was having engine trouble, and although he purchased the vehicle a while ago, does not have it registered in his name. Dispatch advised that the man was the correct owner of the car, but he had a warrant our of Bonney Lake. Officers arrested him and after a search, found a butterfly knife, which is considered a dangerous weapon. The man was booked into Enumclaw jail.
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