Police & Fire
July 24, 2012
A backyard fence was damaged in the 800 block of 197th Avenue Southeast early July 4. Police discovered a broken fence plank and footprints indicating a person attempted to climb over the damaged fence.
Driving under the influence
Police arrested an 18-year-old Sammamish woman for driving under the influence near East Main Drive and 246th Avenue Southeast at about 1 a.m. July 4.
Take out the trash
Police discovered garbage containers destroyed by fireworks at Pine Lake Park on July 4-5.
Explosives destroyed a portable toilet in the 18200 block of West Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast before 2:04 p.m. July 5. The estimated loss is $250.
Eastside Fire & Rescue reports for July 25
Jewelry, a guitar and cash were stolen from a residence in the 800 block of Highwood Drive Southeast before 7:28 p.m. July 5. The estimated loss is $5,000.
Police responded to the Madison Apartments, 3070 230th Lane S.E., at about 9 p.m. July 5 after a caller reported the sound of shattering glass and seeing teenage boys flee the area. Police discovered a broken window on a shed.
The registration was stolen from a vehicle parked in the 18200 block of Southeast 43rd Court before 7:04 a.m. July 6.
Change of heart
A Sammamish man turned in a handgun, BB gun and ammunition for disposal July 7. He told police he owned the guns for more than 17 years, but because his wife does not like guns and wanted the weapons out of the house, he turned them in.
Police stopped a party at a vacant Sammamish property July 9 after neighbors called police to report a group of teenagers discharging fireworks on the property. Police arrived to find a group of teenagers discharging fireworks as a case of beer sat nearby.
Police arrested a 37-year-old man on warrants for driving under the influence, delivery of drug paraphernalia and attempted vehicle prowl in the 23600 block of Southeast 48th Street on July 10. Police arrested the man after he stopped vehicles in the road and then warned residents about possible — albeit nonexistent — gunfire.
Itsy bitsy problem
Downspouts were stolen in the 600 block of Northwest Gilman Boulevard before 9:24 a.m. July 11. The estimated loss is $800.
Police arrested a 30-year-old Issaquah man along 17th Avenue Northwest at 2:21 p.m. July 11 for failure to transfer a vehicle title within 45 days.
Police responded to a dispute in the 1600 block of 16th Lane Northeast at 10:04 p.m. July 11 after a caller said a neighbor yelled at the caller’s 8-year-old daughter and repeatedly grabbed the girl’s arm. The neighbor admitted to yelling at the girl, but denied touching her.
Not lovin’ it
Police responded to McDonald’s, 5526 E. Lake Sammamish Parkway S.E., at 12:50 a.m. July 12 after employees reported a disruptive man on a bicycle in the drive-thru lane. The officer contacted the cyclist, and he said he became angry after McDonald’s employees refused to serve him.
In the bank
A Sammamish woman said someone stole money from her account at a California bank before July 12. The woman said she had some mail stolen a couple months ago. The estimated loss is $2,000.
A bicycle was stolen in the 100 block of Front Street North before 4:35 p.m. July 12. The estimated loss is $100.
Police arrested a 25-year-old Renton woman for violation of a no-contact order in the 100 block of Front Street South at 5:43 p.m. July 12.
Gold bracelets were stolen from a 1-year-old Sammamish girl at a daycare facility July 12. The girl’s father said the bracelets were missing when he arrived to pick her up from the facility. He told police the bracelets fit tightly on her wrists and could not have fallen off. The estimated loss is $1,000.
Driving under the influence
Police arrested a 39-year-old Sammamish man for driving under the influence, driving with a suspended license and reckless driving along Southeast 24th Street just before 1 a.m. July 13. Police said the vehicle exceeded 90 mph and passed another vehicle on a double yellow line.
Flintoft’s Funeral Home & Crematory, 540 E. Sunset Way, requested a police escort for a funeral before 11:24 a.m. July 13. When officers arrived for the detail, they discovered the procession had already left the funeral home.
The Press publishes names of those charged with felony crimes. Information comes directly from local police reports.