Police & Fire

May 8, 2012

By Staff

One headlight

Cash, an iPod and the passenger-side headlight were stolen from a vehicle parked at Boulder Creek Apartments, 4425 Issaquah-Pine Lake Road S.E., before 9:45 a.m. April 21.

Nice to meat you

Police responded to suspicious activity in the 1400 block of Northeast Jade Street at 6:34 p.m. April 21 after unknown men in a white van asked an 18-year-old woman and her younger brother if they wanted to buy some steaks. The men then made comments about the woman being pretty.

Return to sender

Vandals bashed a mailbox in the 21600 block of Northeast Fourth Street at about 11:30 p.m. April 21.

Bump in the road

Police cited a 31-year-old Auburn woman for driving with a suspended license at about 4 a.m. April 22 and discovered she was a professional escort visiting a client in Sammamish. Police stopped the woman along the 4400 block of Issaquah-Pine Lake Road Southeast for driving without headlights. Police grew suspicious about inconsistencies in the woman’s reasons for visiting Sammamish, particularly after she mentioned she could not find a job because she was a convicted felon and sex offender. She identified a Sammamish resident after police asked if she knew anybody to pick up the car. Police drove to the man’s nearby house to contact him, but he was too intoxicated to drive. The man did not know the woman’s real name and, after further questioning, admitted he found her on a website frequently used for prostitution and paid her $100.

Runner rage

Eastside Fire & Rescue reports for May 9

  • At 4:18 p.m. April 20, personnel from two units from Station 71 rendered emergency aid at a motor vehicle accident in the 100 block of Southeast 116th Street.
  • At 8:27 a.m. April 22, 14 nits from Station 81 responded to a structure fire in the 47200 block of Southeast 159th Street.
  • At 11:29 a.m. April 22, a nit from Station 83 was called to a structure fire in the 22400 block of Southeast 42nd Terrace to find a cooking fire and personnel were able to confine it to the container.
  • At 12:51 p.m. April 23, personnel from seven units from Station 73 extinguished a trash bin fire in the 900 block of 272nd Place Southeast.
  • At 2:26 p.m. April 23, personnel from four units from Station 78 extinguished a natural vegetation fire in the 100 block of state Route 18.
  • At 9:15 a.m. April 24, seven units from Station 83 responded to a motor vehicle accident with injuries in the 100 block of Northwest Maple Street.
  • At 8:18 a.m. April 26, personnel from four units from Station 71 provided emergency medical assistance at a motor vehicle accident in the 10 block of state Route 18.
  • At 10:17 a.m. April 26, personnel from four units from Station 71 provided emergency medical assistance at a motor vehicle accident in the 1500 block of Northwest Gilman Boulevard.
  • At 3:27 p.m. April 26, five units from Station 71 responded to a motor vehicle accident in the 100 block of Issaquah-Hobart Road. There were no injuries.
  • At 11:06 April 28, two units from Station 72 responded to an unauthorized burning in the 4200 block of 181st Place Southeast.

A Sammamish motorist said a jogger struck the vehicle with his hand as the motorist headed northbound on 212th Avenue Southeast from East Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast at about 11:15 a.m. April 22. The driver said the jogger came around a curve in the roadway “with a wild look in his eyes.” The driver then swerved out of the way to avoid the jogger and the jogger struck the passenger-side mirror with his hand. The motorist stopped and got out to yell at the jogger. The jogger responded by flipping the driver off and challenging him to a fight before running off to the East Lake Sammamish Trail.


Police arrested a 48-year-old Issaquah woman for assault in the 5100 block of Issaquah-Pine Lake Road Southeast at 11:43 a.m. April 22.

Game over

Xbox games and a guitar amp were stolen from a residence in the 18600 block of Northwest Bernina Court before 1:55 p.m. April 22. The estimated loss is $1,500.


A saw was stolen from a garage in the 700 block of 240th Way Southeast before 7 p.m. April 22.

Rubbers meet the road

Police responded to a report of suspicious activity in the 200 block of Northwest Dogwood Street after a resident reported a large number of used condoms being deposited on the roadway near his home.

Bad dog

Jewelry and electronics were stolen from a home in the 3000 block of 261st Avenue Southeast before 5:30 p.m. April 23. Police said the suspect reached through a dog door to unlock the deadbolt to a back door in the garage. The estimated loss is at least $7,000.

Wasabi larceny

Police arrested a 21-year-old Sammamish man for shoplifting at about 8 a.m. April 24 after a store employee said the man consumed a sushi roll in the restroom at QFC, 2902 228th Ave. S.E. The store manager contacted police and said employees watched the man enter the restroom with a rainbow roll and then discard the empty sushi container in the restroom garbage receptacle. The man admitted to eating the roll without paying after employees confronted him.


A license plate and antenna were damaged on a vehicle parked in the 23400 block of Southeast Black Nugget Road before 3:49 p.m. April 24. The estimated loss is $144.

Shopping spree

A resident in the 300 block of 300 West Sunset Way said someone opened a fraudulent Kohl’s account in his or her name in Milwaukee before 7:57 a.m. April 25. The estimated loss is $832.


A dentist’s office employee said somebody dumped personal garbage in the office’s garbage receptacle at about 6 p.m. April 25. The employee turned over a license plate for the illicit dumper, a 20-year-old Sammamish resident.


A Sammamish resident said another driver collided with his vehicle in the 3200 block of Issaquah-Pine Lake Road Southeast and then drove off without stopping at about 6:20 p.m. April 26.

Homeless and garden

Bikes, and lawn and garden tools, were stolen from a garage in the 1900 block of 218th Lane Southeast before April 27.


Police arrested a 23-year-old Sammamish man in the 3000 block of Issaquah-Pine Lake Road Southeast on April 27 on a warrant for prescription medicine fraud in Montana.


Police stopped a car at Issaquah-Pine Lake Road Southeast and Southeast Black Nugget Road at about 11 p.m. April 27. The car had been reported stolen in Renton days earlier. Police arrested two of the three occupants on King County warrants.


Burglars damaged a sliding glass door to enter a home in the 3400 block of 211th Place Southeast before 11:30 p.m. April 28.

The Press publishes names of those charged with felony crimes. Information comes directly from local police reports.

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