Police & Fire
May 29, 2012
A Sammamish woman said someone attempted to get her fired by planting marijuana in her vehicle before May 9. The woman’s boss called her into his office to report he had received an anonymous email indicating she uses marijuana illegally and she keeps it in the glove box of her vehicle. The woman denied the allegations and allowed her boss to look through her vehicle. In the glove box was a small bag of marijuana. The woman shares her vehicle with her teenage daughter, but told police she and her daughter do not smoke marijuana. The woman told police she has some suspicions about who sent the email and may have planted the drugs, but had no evidence.
Police cited a 19-year-old Lynnwood man for being a minor in possession of alcohol after leaving a party with five beers in hand in the 1700 block of 268th Place Southeast at about 11 p.m. May 11.
Eastside Fire & Rescue reports for May 30
Police cited an 18-year-old Sammamish man for reckless driving after he attempted to pass another vehicle in a no-pass zone on Southeast 24th Street near Beaver Lake Park just after midnight May 12.
A Sammamish business owner said someone wrote more than a dozen fraudulent checks in the business’ name in the previous month. The checks were then cashed in Auburn, Federal Way, Renton and Seattle. The estimated loss is at least $10,000.
A Sammamish man said his teenage daughter received a threatening Facebook message. The girl and her ex-boyfriend had been threatened at gunpoint the night before in Bellevue. Police arrested a man in connection with the Bellevue incident. The message told the girl to stay out of Bellevue. Sammamish police documented the threatening Facebook message and sent it to Bellevue detectives.
A Sammamish woman discovered a dent on the keyboard of her laptop computer and suspected a disgruntled ex-boyfriend of damaging the computer. She told police she suspected the man snuck into her residence and used his fist to dent the keyboard. She said the ex-boyfriend damaged her vehicle months earlier.
Burn, baby, burn
A resident in the 3500 block of 234th Avenue Southeast said someone burned part of a newspaper that was in a box below his or her mailbox May 14.
Bikes were stolen from a storage locker at the Saxony Apartments, 555 225th Place N.E., before May 14. The estimated loss is $4,600.
A Sammamish woman called police May 16 to report a suspicious man in a green minivan selling ice cream to children in her neighborhood. She told police the man wore gray sweatpants and “obviously had an erection.” The man proceeded to scratch himself in the groin area. She said he did not say or do anything else suspicious.
To the hip hip hop
Police contacted a Sammamish teenager at about 1 a.m. May 19 in the 25200 block of East Main Drive after he jumped over a fence for no apparent reason. Seeing no signs of a crime, the officer left him to the fence jumping.
Police euthanized a deer in the 2600 block of 228th Avenue Southeast after a vehicle struck the animal May 19. The officer used a department-issued handgun to euthanize the deer and notified city road crews about the carcass’ location.
Jewelry and electronics were stolen from a home in the 23100 block of Southeast 40th Place before 4:30 p.m. May 16. The estimated loss is $30,000.
Who are you?
A Sammamish man said someone opened up mobile phone accounts in his name in the past six months. The man discovered the fraud when he was contacted by a collection agency about a $2,000 delinquent mobile phone account in his name. The cellphones were registered to a Redmond hotel room.
The Press publishes names of those charged with felony crimes. Information comes directly from local police reports.