Police & Fire

September 11, 2012

By Staff

Game over

Jewelry and an Xbox game were stolen from a home in the 400 block of 238th Avenue Northeast before 5 p.m. Aug. 19.


Police stopped a group of Skyline High School students egging cars in Sammamish’s Meadow Creek neighborhood at about 1:30 a.m. Aug. 25. Police called the teenagers’ parents to assist in the cleanup.


A Sammamish resident in the 2600 block of East Beaver Lake Drive Southeast said somebody attempted to cash a check in his or her name at a Mercer Island bank Aug. 25. The resident said he or she had been expecting the check in the mail, and believed it had been stolen from the mailbox. The estimated loss is $4,000.

Domestic violence

Police arrested a 54-year-old Sammamish man for assault and interference with reporting a domestic violence incident Aug. 26.


Eastside Fire & Rescue reports for Sept. 12

  • Three units were dispatched at 7:43 p.m. Aug. 31 to perform a high-angle rescue in the 27300 block of Southeast 154th Place.
  • Two engines were sent at 8:56 p.m. Sept. 2 to investigate an unauthorized burning in the 27100 block of Southeast 154th Place.
  • An engine was dispatched at 5:13 p.m. Sept. 2 to investigate a structure fire in the 21000 block of Southeast 35th Place. The firefighters discovered a cooking fire and confined it to the container.
  • Three engines were sent to extinguish a brush fire at 4:04 p.m. Sept. 3 in the 100 block of Shy Bear Way Northwest.
  • Four engines were sent to extinguish a vegetation fire at 6:03 p.m. Sept. 4 in the 1300 block of 229th Place Northeast.
  • Two engines responded at 9:56 a.m. Sept. 5 to extinguish a rubbish fire in the 100 block of 184th Avenue Southeast.
  • An engine was dispatched at 1:09 p.m. Sept. 6 to extinguish a passenger vehicle fire in the 11300 block of Northeast 85th Street.
  • Three engines were needed at 1:12 p.m. Sept. 6 to extinguish a heavy equipment fire in the 29100 block of Southeast Preston Way.

On the map

See the Issaquah Police Department’s reported activity from the previous 72 hours at a crime map created by the city at www.ci.issaquah.wa.us/crimemap. Addresses contained in the map have been rounded to the nearest hundred block. The address displayed reflects the location where the officer responded to the incident — not necessarily where the incident occurred.

Police euthanized a deer struck by a vehicle near Southeast Eighth Street and 242nd Drive Southeast on Aug. 27. The officer then called municipal public works employees to dispose of the carcass.

Jewel heist

A gold-and-diamond ring and necklace were stolen from a Sammamish residence before Aug. 27. The estimated loss is $12,000.

I wear my sunglasses at night

Sunglasses and a GPS unit were stolen from a vehicle parked in the 24100 block of Southeast First Court early Aug. 27.

The customer is not always right

A 50-year-old Sammamish man could face disorderly conduct charges after assaulting a restaurant employee at about 2:30 p.m. Aug. 27. Employees at the restaurant called police about a customer who refused to leave. The man swiped a hand at the restaurant owner’s face, knocking his hat to the ground.

Crown Royal, dethroned

Men stole liquor — including cognac, gin, vodka and whiskey — from QFC, 2902 228th Ave. S.E., at about 11 p.m. Aug. 27. Police obtained a partial fingerprint from a box of Crown Royal whiskey. The men removed another bottle from the same box.


Vandals egged a home in the 3400 block of 260th Court at about 2 a.m. Aug. 28. The homeowner heard a commotion and went outside to chase off teenagers egging the house. Police could not locate the teenagers, but plan to follow up with local grocery stores to see if teenagers purchased a large amount of eggs the same evening.


Police discovered solicitors going door to door without a city license in the 21700 block of Southeast 35th Street on Aug. 28 and told them to obtain a license to solicit in the future.

In brief

A prowler broke into a vehicle parked inside an open garage in the 22600 block of Northeast Fourth Lane early Aug. 29 and left behind a briefcase stolen in an earlier vehicle break-in. Police collected several fingerprints from the vehicle.

Nosy neighbor

Police responded to a home in the 500 block of 235th Avenue Northeast on Aug. 29 after a resident said he or she found a neighbor walking around the resident’s backyard with a clipboard. The neighbor told police she suspected the caller was stockpiling stolen cars on the property. She told police she was checking the tabs on the vehicles. Police told her that officers are better equipped to investigate such allegations, and that she should contact police instead of trespassing on the neighbor’s property.


A window was damaged on a vehicle parked in the 300 block of 226th Lane Northeast early Aug. 30.

Pizza! Pizza!

A Sammamish resident said somebody used her credit card information to purchase pizza and a hotel room in Enumclaw before Aug. 30. The woman told police she had no idea where Enumclaw was. The estimated loss is $300.

Driving under the influence

Police arrested a 23-year-old Sammamish man for driving under the influence near Southeast Belvedere and Trossachs Boulevard Southeast at about 1:30 a.m. Aug. 30.

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

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One Response to “Police & Fire”

  1. Doug on September 11th, 2012 11:18 pm

    ■Two engines responded at 9:56 a.m. Sept. 5 to extinguish a rubbish fire in the 100 block of 184th Avenue Southeast.

    A rubbish fire in Lake Sammamish? Now I’ve heard everything.

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