Police & Fire

November 20, 2012

By Staff


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.

Smashing pumpkins

Eastside Fire & Rescue reports for Nov. 9-16

  • Twelve engines were needed to contain a building fire that broke out at 3:34 p.m. Nov. 9 in the 22800 block of Northeast Eighth Street.
  • An engine was dispatched at 4:59 p.m. Nov. 10 to extinguish a passenger vehicle fire in the 3000 block of Northeast Lily Street.
  • Two engines were sent at 5:50 p.m. Nov. 11 to assist at the scene of a vehicle accident in the 100 block of Southeast 42nd Way. There were no injuries.
  • Two engines were dispatched at 2:37 p.m. Nov. 13 to assist at the scene of a motor vehicle accident with injuries in the 100 block of Southeast 36th Lane.
  • Five engines were needed to extinguish a road freight transport vehicle at 5:18 a.m. Nov. 14 in the 18400 block of state Route 18, east of Issaquah.
  • An engine was sent at 4:57 p.m. Nov. 15 to assist at the scene of a motor vehicle accident with injuries in the 26600 block of Southeast 22nd Way. There were no injuries.
  • An engine was sent at 8:59 p.m. Nov. 15 to extinguish an outside rubbish fire in the 300 block of Rainier Boulevard North.

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.

Creamed pumpkin

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.

Burglary attempt

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.

Money trouble

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.

Unholy act

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.

Unhappy hour

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.

Domestic violence

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.

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