Two Bellevue police officers were honored yesterday for saving a man who had become trapped under his sport-utility vehicle on Thanksgiving...
Two Bellevue police officers were honored yesterday for saving a man who had become trapped under his sport-utility vehicle on Thanksgiving.
Cpl. Derrick Isackson and Officer Heidi Moon received Life Saving Awards at a ceremony in Bellevue City Hall.
Late last year, they answered a 911 call about a 52-year-old Seattle man who had fallen under his vehicle. Moon directed bystanders to help her lift the front end of the SUV, and Isackson pulled the man to safety.
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Isackson is a two-year member of the department, and Moon has been on the force for about six years.
The man who was trapped under his vehicle had not put the car in gear or set the parking brake, and the SUV began rolling and pushed him to the ground, police said. He was later charged with driving under the influence.
Prowl suspects held after freeway chase
Kirkland police arrested two car-prowl suspects yesterday after a high-speed chase on Interstate 405 to Southcenter.
The two suspects, a 26-year-old Port Orchard woman and a 30-year-old Federal Way man, drove away from police at a condominium complex in the 6200 block of Lake Washington Boulevard at about 3:15 a.m., Kirkland police said
Police followed the pair on I-405, at speeds up to 75 mph, until the suspects drove into a residential area and stopped at a dead-end road.
A third suspect was arrested at the condo complex on suspicion of breaking into cars in the parking lot.
Seattle Times Eastside bureau