Police & Fire
October 30, 2012
A Sammamish resident said someone used his or her bank account to make fraudulent online transactions before Oct. 4. The estimated loss is $500.
A wallet, credit cards, cash, iPhone and sunglasses were stolen from a vehicle parked in the 4200 block of 230th Way Southeast early Oct. 10. The estimated loss is at least $350.
Eastside Fire & Rescue reports for Oct. 31
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.
Unwanted home improvement
A resident in the 2400 block of 232nd Street Southeast said somebody replaced a lock and deadbolt on the home Oct. 10. The resident said he or she entered through the front door and thought he or she heard someone fleeing from the back of the home. The resident then discovered that he or she had interrupted someone in the middle of replacing a lock and deadbolt at the rear of the house, though the owner had not hired anyone to do such work.
A purse, debit and credit cards, and cash were stolen in the 23300 block of Southeast 35th Place before 12:30 p.m. Oct. 13. The estimated loss is $850.
A window was damaged on a vehicle parked in the 21200 block of Southeast 40th Place before 12:45 p.m. Oct. 13. A backpack and iPod were stolen from the vehicle.
Furniture and appliances were stolen from a home for sale in the 4300 block of East Lake Sammamish Parkway before Oct. 14. Thieves stole the staging furniture — including sofas, lamps, desks and a dishwasher and refrigerator — placed inside by the real estate company.
Police discovered graffiti on the gymnasium and a portable classroom at Sunny Hills Elementary School, 3200 Issaquah-Pine Lake Road S.E., on Oct. 16.
Police arrested a 57-year-old Issaquah man for shoplifting Oct. 17 after he put on a knee brace at Bartell Drugs, 526 228th Ave. N.E., and left the store without paying. A store employee told police he witnessed the man select the brace, go to another aisle to put it on and leave the store.
Police and the King County Sheriff’s Office’s bomb unit responded to a home in the 22700 block of Southeast 27th Street on Oct. 19 after a resident discovered a suspicious item on her lawn. The object consisted of a thick cardboard tube with a red clay-like substance plugging one end and a string coming out the other end. She moved it into the garage, but then became concerned that it might be a bomb and called police. Police determined that the suspicious object was an empty mortar.
The Press publishes names of those charged with felony crimes. Information comes directly from local police reports.