Police & Fire

June 12, 2012

By Staff

The hangover

Police responded to suspicious activity in the 1800 block of 10th Avenue Northwest at 2:57 a.m. May 18 after a caller reported a stopped, running vehicle parked in a lot. Police spoke to the man in the vehicle, and he said he had gone out with friends earlier and then returned to his vehicle and intended to sleep inside until he went to work. He told police he started the vehicle because he was cold.

No authority

A bike was stolen from in front of Sports Authority, 1185 N.W. Gilman Blvd., before 12:01 p.m. May 18. The estimated loss is $499.99.

Incredible, edible

Police responded to suspicious activity at Northwest Gilman Boulevard and Maple Street Northwest at 3:35 p.m. May 18 after a caller said someone threw eggs at vehicles in the area. Police searched the area, but could not locate the egg bomber.

Crime of fashion

Police arrested a 50-year-old Sammamish woman for stealing shirts from Costco, 1801 10th Ave. N.W., at 4:19 p.m. May 18. The estimated loss is $83.96.

War game

Police responded to a problem in the 1700 block of Northeast Park Drive at 5:09 p.m. May 18 after a caller reported juveniles having a paintball fight in the area. The officer warned the mock combatants about the municipal code for air rifle use inside city limits. Police said the juveniles wore camouflage and carried realistic-looking weapons.

Eastside Fire & Rescue reports for June 6

  • At 3:28 p.m. June 2, a unit from Station 83 responded to a motor vehicle accident in the 2900 block of 228th Avenue Southeast. There were no injuries.
  • At 5:25 p.m. June 3, personnel from four units from Station 72 provided medical assistance at a motor vehicle accident in the 18700 block of Southeast May Valley Road.
  • At 4:41 p.m. June 4, personnel from two units from Station 72 provided medical assistance at a motor vehicle accident in the 100 block of Southeast 109th Street.
  • At 6:11 p.m. June 4, personnel from a unit from Station 72 provided medical assistance at a motor vehicle accident in the 1500 block of Gilman Boulevard.
  • At 8:23 a.m. June 5, personnel from a unit from Station 72 provided medical assistance at a motor vehicle accident in the 14500 block of westbound Interstate 90.
  • At 2:50 p.m. June 5, personnel from two units from Station 71 provided medical assistance at a motor vehicle accident in the 700 block of Northwest Gilman Boulevard.
  • At 6:12 p.m. June 5, personnel from two units from Station 71 provided medical assistance at a motor vehicle accident in the 8600 block of Renton-Issaquah Road Southeast.
  • At 6:47 p.m. June 5, a unit from Station 71 responded to a motor vehicle accident in the 1600 block of Newport Way Northwest. There were no injuries.
  • At 9:56 a.m. June 6, three units from Station 73 responded to a structure fire in the 9000 block of Railroad Avenue Southeast. Firefighters discovered a cooking fire and confined it to the container.
  • At 3:54 p.m. June 6, personnel from two units from Station 82 responded to a pedestrian hit by a motor vehicle in the 200 block of 228th Avenue Northeast.
  • At 12:13 a.m. June 7, two units from Station 71 responded to a call for medical assistance. However, the patient was gone upon their arrival.
  • At 9:03 a.m. June 7, three units from Station 83 responded to a combustible gas leak in the 400 block of 228th Avenue Northeast.

Road trip

Police responded to suspicious activity in the 4700 block of 192nd Place Southeast at 11:16 p.m. May 18 after a caller reported a strange vehicle. The suspicious activity turned out to be juveniles goofing around in a van. Police contacted the juveniles’ parents to address the issue.

Bad day

Police responded to suspicious activity in the 1400 block of 11th Avenue Northwest at 12:27 a.m. May 19 and located a crying woman near a vehicle. She said was looking for a lost child. In the search, the distraught woman drove over a planting strip and got her vehicle stuck. The child was later located at home.

Under attack

Police responded to possible malicious mischief in the 2400 block of Northwest Jewell Lane at 1:23 p.m. May 19 after a woman said a boy in her neighborhood repeatedly shot at her home with an air rifle. She said he shot at the home at night and scared her, but the shooting did not cause any damage. Police settled the issue by contacting the other involved party.

Drugs

Police arrested a 20-year-old Carnation man for possession of marijuana in the 5500 block of East Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast at 3:42 p.m. May 19.

Mo’ money, mo’ problems

Cash was stolen from 24 Hour Fitness, 5712 E. Lake Sammamish Parkway S.E., before 6:25 p.m. May 19. The estimated loss is $10.

Up in smoke

Police said a 25-year-old Sammamish man is going to face shoplifting charges after a surveillance camera caught him stealing packs of cigarettes from QFC, 2902 228th Ave. S.E., May 19 and then attempting to do the same May 21. The store manager knows the man and provided license plate information to police.

Too cool for school

Police discovered spray-painted graffiti on the basketball court at Grand Ridge Elementary School, 1739 N.E. Park Drive, at 6:40 a.m. May 20. The estimated cost to remove the graffiti is $1,000.

Driving under the influence

Police arrested a 19-year-old Kirkland man for driving under the influence of marijuana near the corner of Southeast 18th Street and 248th Avenue Southeast at about 12:45 a.m. May 20.

Sounds bad

Portable music players were stolen from a vehicle parked in the 800 block of Rainier Boulevard North before 10:29 a.m. May 20. The estimated loss is $200.

Outdoor infraction

A bike was stolen from REI, 735 N.W. Gilman Blvd., before 4:02 p.m. May 20. The estimated loss is $799.

Broken curfew

Police responded to citizens’ questions in the 2000 block of Newport Way Northwest at 6:35 p.m. May 20 after the parents of an 18-year-old man said his 18-year-old girlfriend’s parents intended to contact police and pursue criminal trespassing charges against him after he spent time with her after curfew. Police said no crime occurred in the incident.

Rough ride

Police responded to possible fraud in the 3600 block of 228th Avenue Southeast at 8:27 a.m. May 21 after a woman said she sent money through Western Union for a vehicle but never received the car. The estimated loss is $1,750.

De-fence

A fence was damaged in the 2000 block of Northwest Poplar Way before 8:40 a.m. May 22. The estimated loss is $50.

Batter up

Police arrested a 22-year-old Issaquah man for stealing a baseball bat in the 1100 block of Northwest Gilman Boulevard at 11:02 a.m. May 22. The estimated loss is $90.

Cannot tell a lie

Police responded to a problem in the 200 block of Southwest Clark Street at 6:57 p.m. May 22 after a caller reported juveniles cutting a tree with an ax. Police searched the area but could not locate the juveniles.

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

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