Police & Fire

November 27, 2012

By Staff


A Sammamish woman said numerous false checks containing her address were written before Nov. 5. She told police she receive notices from several stores, including Lowe’s Home Improvement and Safeway, that she had written a bad check.

TV guidance

Eastside Fire & Rescue reports for Nov. 16-21

  • Three engines were sent at 2:18 p.m. Nov. 16 to investigate a gas leak in the 1400 block of 11th Avenue Northwest.
  • Six engines assisted at a motor vehicle accident with injuries at 12:19 a.m. Nov. 19 in the 18600 block of Southeast 128th Street.
  • An engine was called for investigation of a power line down in the 23300 block of Southeast 22nd Street at 7:08 a.m. Nov. 21.
  • Seven engines were sent at 9:16 p.m. Nov. 21 to extinguish a chimney fire in the 46900 block of Southeast 160th Street.
  • Three engines responded at 2:12 a.m. Nov. 22 to a motor vehicle accident in the 14200 block of 196th Avenue Southeast. There were no injuries.

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 woman said a 47-inch television was stolen from her home Nov. 8, and that she suspected her adult son in the theft. She told police he had stolen other items from her in the past to finance his heroin addiction.

No, thank you

Police responded to the 25900 block of Southeast 23rd Court on Nov. 9 to contact a group of people attempting to make door-to-door sales without a city license. Police contacted a van containing six people making solicitations on behalf of a construction company. Police advised the leader for the group to leave the city, and he agreed.


Laptop computers were stolen from a home in the 3000 block of 251st Avenue Southeast before 6:10 p.m. Nov. 14. The resident returned home to find the front door open. Police said the suspects probably entered through a rear window.

Last call

A juvenile male stole a bottle of liquor from QFC, 2902 228th Ave. S.E., at about 2:15 a.m. Nov. 15 and then fled.

Jewelry heist

Jewelry was stolen from a unit at the Saxony Condominiums, 555 225th Place N.E., before mid-November. The estimated loss is $1,300.

Check, please

A Sammamish man said somebody accessed his checking account and attempted to wire $10,000 to Illinois on Nov. 16. His bank flagged the transaction and called the account holder to confirm. He then froze the account before losing any money.

It’s not delivery

A vandal smeared pizza sauce on a garage door in the 1900 block of 211th Avenue Southeast at about 11 p.m. Nov. 17.

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. Jeff on November 27th, 2012 11:50 pm

    I am curious to know about what looked like a police raid on NW dogwood a few days (perhaps?) before Thanksgiving. I haven’t seen any mention of it in so far.

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