Police & Fire
November 20, 2012
Jewelry, laptop computers and videogame systems were stolen from a home in the 2000 block of East Lake Sammamish Place Southeast before 4:30 p.m. Nov. 2.
Eastside Fire & Rescue reports for Nov. 9-16
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 vehicle parked in the 21500 block of Northeast Sixth Street was damaged by a pumpkin projectile early Nov. 3.
Police caught Skyline High School students smashing and throwing pumpkins in and around the 1700 block of 250th Court Southeast at about 1:30 a.m. Nov. 4. Police learned about the incident after a resident said a pumpkin was thrown through his window, and told the dispatcher about a vehicle full of teenagers fleeing the scene. Police later stopped the students and, under questioning, a teenager admitted to throwing the pumpkin through the man’s window. Police called the teenager’s parents to the scene.
Police responded to a burglar alarm at a home in the 23300 block of Southeast 47th Way at about 11 p.m. Nov. 5. Officers discovered a broken window, but no suspect inside the home. No items were missing.
Cash and a rifle were stolen from a home in the 24200 block of Southeast 28th Street before Nov. 6. The owner said the items were hidden in a bedroom closet, and no other items were stolen.
Bible study books and other items were stolen from a vehicle parked in the 24500 block of Southeast Third Court early Nov. 6.
Short attention span
A vehicle was stolen in the 400 block of 245th Avenue Southeast and then abandoned a few houses down the street. The owner parked the vehicle at about 2 a.m. and discovered it missing at about 7 a.m. The vehicle showed signs that somebody had rifled through its contents. The owner believed the suspect used a key hidden beneath a floor mat to steal the vehicle.
Police said a man stole 19 bottles of cognac and vodka from Safeway, 630 228th Ave. N.E., at about 7:20 p.m. Nov. 7. Police said he placed the booze into bags and then left the store. The estimated loss is more than $500.
Police arrested a 29-year-old Issaquah man for domestic violence for “karate chopping” his fiancée in the neck at about 12:30 a.m. Nov. 8. Officers noted a large mark on the woman’s neck, but she recanted the story when she realized her fiancé would be arrested. Police arrested him and booked him at the Issaquah City Jail.
The Press publishes names of those charged with felony crimes. Information comes directly from local police reports.