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Kirkland News Room

Dangerous prank at Juanita Beach Park leads to vehicular assault arrest

Contact: Officer Audra Weber
Kirkland Police Department
aweber@kirklandwa.gov
425-587-3451

KIRKLAND, Wash. – At approximately 1:30 a.m. on August 19, 2015, Kirkland Police Officers were patrolling Juanita Beach Park, located in the 9700 Block of NE Juanita Drive, when they observed a vehicle enter the Park with one female laying on the roof and another female standing halfway out of the sunroof.  The Officers pursued the vehicle on foot attempting to stop it, concerned for the safety of the females.  As the vehicle made a sudden turn the female laying on the roof was ejected and sustained serious injuries, and was transported to Harborview Medical Center.  The male driver of the vehicle was arrested for investigation of Vehicular Assault and Driving Under the Influence (DUI). For more information about the investigation, please contact ­­­­­­­­­­­­­Officer Audra Weber, Kirkland Police Department at 425-587-3451 or aweber@Kirklandwa.gov.