Police & Fire
October 23, 2012
No walk in the park
Police responded to a vehicle break-in at Pine Lake Park at about 9:30 a.m. Oct. 2 after a passerby watched a woman smash a window and remove items from a vehicle. A purse, iPhone, and credit and debit cards were stolen. The vehicle owner said somebody later used the cards to purchase items at Renton and Auburn gas stations.
Eastside Fire & Rescue reports for Oct. 24
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.
A Sammamish man said somebody opened a $2,000 line of credit in his name before Oct. 4. He discovered the fraud during a routine credit check and reported it to police.
I fought the law
A King County Sheriff’s Office deputy’s truck was stolen from the South Sammamish Park & Ride, 3015 228th Ave. S.E., before 6 p.m. Oct. 5. Police found no broken glass and could not determine how a thief got inside the truck.
A Sammamish resident said somebody made fraudulent credit card charges and sent money orders to New Mexico under his or her name before Oct. 5. The money orders were returned to the resident’s Sammamish address because the destination address was invalid. The estimated loss is at least $2,000.
All that glitters
Gold jewelry was stolen from a home in the 2900 block of 200th Avenue Southeast before 1:55 p.m. Oct. 8. The estimated loss is $12,000.
Jewelry, prescription medication and a laptop computer were stolen from a home in the 4000 block of 232nd Avenue Southeast before 2 p.m. Oct. 8.
Cut it out
A window was damaged on a vehicle parked at Madison Apartments, 3070 230th Lane S.E., before 5 p.m. Oct. 8. A large knife and iPod were stolen from the vehicle.
Police arrested a 29-year-old Sammamish woman for negligent driving after police stopped her near Southeast 34th Street and Issaquah-Pine Lake Road Southeast on Oct. 9. Police said the woman drove 50 mph in a 35 mph zone.
Too cool for school
Backpacks were stolen in the 3200 block of 228th Avenue Southeast before 2:30 p.m. Oct. 9.
Police discovered a large, gold swastika painted on a cable box in the 1400 block of 248th Avenue Southeast on Oct. 10.
Bad hair day
An employee at Regis Salons, 2830 228th Ave. S.E., reported graffiti on a fence surrounding trash containers Oct. 11.
A man in a Jeep attempted to steal a trailer parked in a driveway in the 1000 block of East Lake Sammamish Parkway at about 5:30 p.m. Oct. 12. The resident heard a knock on her front door, but did not answer because she was not expecting anybody. She then watched a man get into Jeep, head down the driveway and back up to the trailer. She ran outside to confront the man, who then fled in the Jeep.
The Press publishes names of those charged with felony crimes. Information comes directly from local police reports.