Police & Fire
July 31, 2012
Wiring from a generator at the performing arts building construction site at Liberty High School, 16655 S.E. 136th St., was stolen June 29.
A purse was stolen in the 6100 block of East Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast before 3:40 p.m. July 13.
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
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.
Downspouts were stolen in the 600 block of Northwest Gilman Boulevard before 10:13 a.m. July 16. The estimated loss is $4,500.
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.
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.
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.