Police & Fire

July 31, 2012

By Staff

Curtain call

Wiring from a generator at the performing arts building construction site at Liberty High School, 16655 S.E. 136th St., was stolen June 29.

Purse, pilfered

A purse was stolen in the 6100 block of East Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast before 3:40 p.m. July 13.

Anybody home?

A front door was damaged in a botched burglary attempt in the 1100 block of Northwest Sammamish Road before 5:03 p.m. July 13. The estimated loss is $500.


Tires were slashed on a vehicle parked in the 1300 block of 205th Avenue Northeast on July 14.

Eastside Fire & Rescue reports for Aug. 1

  • Two engines from Station 71 responded to a rubbish fire at 8:47 a.m. July 20 in the 8100 block of 304th Avenue Southeast.
  • Four engines from Station 78 responded to a motor vehicle accident with injuries at 4:16 p.m. July 20 in the 100 block of Southeast Renton-Issaquah Road.
  • An engine from Station 83 responded to the report of a fireworks explosion at 10:57 p.m. July 20 in the 3600 block of 248th Avenue Southeast.
  • An engine from Station 71 responded to an unauthorized burning at 1:55 p.m. July 23 in the 14700 block of East Sunset Way.
  • An engine from Station 81 responded to an arcing electrical line at 5:22 p.m. July 23 in the 22500 block of Southeast 15th Place.
  • Three engines from Station 78 responded to a motor vehicle accident with injuries at 5:47 p.m. July 23 in the 16000 block of Renton-Issaquah Road Southeast.
  • An engine from Station 72 responded to a structure fire at 7:37 p.m. July 23 in the 22500 block of Southeast 56th Street.

In brief

A briefcase, GPS unit and credit card were stolen from a truck parked in the 27200 block of Southeast 22nd Way early July 14.


Police arrested a 41-year-old Seattle man on a warrant along 164th Avenue Southeast at 5:22 p.m. July 15.

H is for hoodlum

Police responded to malicious mischief in the 200 block of Southeast Clark Street at 10:44 p.m. July 15 after a caller reported a child vandalizing a sign. The officer contacted an 8-year-old girl who admitted to pulling down half of the letter H from a sign. The officer took the girl to her mother, and the mother said she intended to make arrangements to pay for the damage.

Plum tuckered out

Plum trees were damaged in the 900 block of Seventh Avenue Northwest before 8:40 a.m. July 16. The estimated loss is $1,000.

Spouted off

Downspouts were stolen in the 600 block of Northwest Gilman Boulevard before 10:13 a.m. July 16. The estimated loss is $4,500.

Domestic violence

Police responded to a possible theft, malicious mischief and domestic violence incident in the 500 block of Kalmia Place Northwest at 5:14 p.m. July 16.

Last dance

Police responded to suspicious activity at Northeast Gilman Boulevard and Front Street North at 6:28 p.m. July 16 and discovered a man dancing on the sidewalk. He said he would stay on the sidewalk to dance as he waited for a bus.

Up in smoke

Police responded to a theft report in the 800 block of Front Street South at 9:05 p.m. July 16. The caller said she was missing $8 and six cigarettes. She later located the money in a robe she had been wearing earlier.


Police responded to a possible assault in the 100 block of Front Street North at 2:13 a.m. July 17. The caller said a woman in a see-through silk shirt told her she wanted to slap the caller. The caller told her to go ahead, and the woman did it.


A Sammamish couple reported someone had stolen several checks from their checkbook in the weeks before July 18. The checks had not been cashed and the couple did not want to pursue prosecution.


Fireworks or another explosive destroyed a mailbox in the 3900 block of 229th Place Southeast on July 19.


Police arrested an 18-year-old Kirkland man on a warrant at Pine Lake Park at about 3 a.m. July 19. Police arrested the man as officers broke up a party in the park. Officers responded to a noise complaint and found five teenagers in the park. Police also found a bottle of vodka in a backpack near the group, though none of the teenagers would fess up about the alcohol. Officers also noticed underwear strewn nearby. The revelers had been skinny dipping, too.

Death threat

A Sammamish resident reported said her ex-husband had threatened to kill her July 20. The woman told police she did not believe the threat was credible, but she wanted the incident documented for future reference.

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

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