Police & Fire

February 19, 2013

By Staff


Police discovered graffiti at Highlands Drive Northeast and Interstate 90 at 2:35 p.m. Feb. 2. The estimated cost to remove the graffiti is $200.



Police arrested a 57-year-old Fall City man on a warrant in the 300 block of Front Street South at 10:13 a.m. Feb. 3.


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 http://bit.ly/ZPHFbA. 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 window was damaged on a residence in the 500 block of Mount Hood Drive Southwest before 5:58 p.m. Feb. 3. Jewelry, luggage and an iPad were stolen from the home. The estimated loss is $2,400.


Police arrested a 42-year-old Mill Creek woman on a warrant in the 1800 block of 15th Place Northwest at 12:37 a.m. Feb. 4.



A tire was damaged in a malicious mischief incident in the 100 block of Newport Way Northwest before 4:07 p.m. Feb. 4. The estimated loss is $200.



A laptop, jewelry and $300 cash were stolen from a home in the 200 block of 221st Avenue Northeast between 6:50 a.m. and 2 p.m. Feb. 7. Police believe the suspect(s) gained access to the home through a small bathroom window that had been left open for ventilation, based on muddy footprints found on the siding below the window.



A 21-year-old Issaquah man was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting Feb. 8 after allegedly stealing $165 worth of electronics in the 6100 block of East Lake Sammamish Parkway.


Domestic violence

Police responded to a report of domestic violence at an Issaquah home Feb. 8. A 24-year-old Issaquah man was arrested on suspicion of fourth-degree assault and malicious mischief.


Unauthorized withdrawal

An Issaquah resident reported that there were unauthorized withdrawals from and deposits to her bank account Feb. 9. The resident called back later to report that it had been a mistake and that she had miscounted some of her bill payments.


Vehicle fire

Police responded to a vehicle fire on the state Route 900 overpass of Interstate 90 at about 1:50 p.m. Feb. 9. The driver and passenger escaped without injuries.


Jack in the Bronx

Police were called to Jack in the Box on the 700 block of Northwest Gilman Boulevard Feb. 10 after a customer complained that an employee was rude to her. Police advised her that being rude did not constitute a crime and advised her to contact the store manager the next morning.


Stolen safe

Someone broke into a business in the 5600 block of East Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast at about 5 a.m. Feb. 10 and stole a safe containing cash. Police estimate that the theft and property damage total more than $3,000.


Vehicle break-in

About $75 worth of iPod accessories were stolen from two cars in the 3300 block of Timberview Court Southwest on Feb. 10. About $580 worth of cash and sunglasses were stolen from a vehicle in the 2200 block of Squak Mountain Loop Southwest at about the same time.


Child endangerment

Sammamish Police assisted Child Protective Services officials and Eastside Fire & Rescue crews after a 12-year-old child reported that his parents were unconscious Feb. 10. Police arrived at the Sammamish home at about 6 p.m. to find the parents reeking of alcohol and unconscious. It took police multiple attempts to wake the parents, who were so intoxicated they could not stand. An empty half-gallon bottle of vodka was found in the home, and the parents admitted to having consumed it that day. One of the parents had already been admitted to the hospital earlier in the day for extreme intoxication and apparently took a taxi home and continued drinking, according to the police report. The child was released to other family members and CPS will follow up on the case.


Outstanding warrant

Police arrested a 24-year-old Sammamish man on outstanding warrants for theft and trafficking of stolen goods at the Shell station in the 2900 block of 228th Avenue Southeast at about 12:30 a.m. Feb. 10. An officer on patrol recognized the man from previous encounters. A check of computer records showed the warrants. He was taken into custody and transported to the King County Jail.


Grandson scam

An Issaquah woman came to the police station with her grandson Feb. 11 to report that someone had called her home and attempted to scam her. The caller told the woman that she needed to send money out of the country to help her grandson get out of jail. The woman did not fall for the fraud.



Police received a report of a vehicle having been stolen in the 1700 block of Northwest Gilman Boulevard on Feb. 11. The woman called back shortly afterward and said she had located the vehicle and had simply forgotten where she parked.


Eastside Fire & Rescue reports for Feb. 9-14

  • An engine was required at 1:41 p.m. Feb. 9 to extinguish a car fire in the 1600 block of Renton-Issaquah Road Southeast.
  • An engine was sent to investigate a natural gas leak at 7:37 a.m. Feb. 11 in the 23400 block of Southeast Black Nugget Road.
  • Three engines were dispatched at 10:59 a.m. Feb. 11 to assist at the scene of a motor vehicle accident in the 1200 block of Northeast Park Drive.
  • Five engines were dispatched at 7:10 p.m. Feb. 14 to the scene of an accident with injuries in the 18400 block of state Route 18, east of Issaquah.
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