Police & Fire
April 2, 2013
No doughnuts here
Police heard screeching tires at 11:19 p.m. March 16 in the Pine Lake Shopping Center. Police pulled the driver over and found him to be a 17-year-old Eastlake High School student. The officer called the boy’s mother. The boy was “genuinely apologetic,” so police released him with a warning.
Sound the alarm
Police responded to an audible residential alarm in the 2900 block of 222nd Place Southeast at 5:28 p.m. March 17. When an officer arrived, an unsecured door at the back of the house was found, but no suspects and no signs of burglary. Police were able to secure the home before leaving.
A man called police at 2:52 p.m. March 22 because he found a young boy wandering in the roadway around Southeast Fourth Street and 220th Avenue Southeast. The 4-year-old boy has Down syndrome and was unable to communicate where he lived. As officers and the man were checking the neighborhood, the boy’s father came running up. He said the boy had not before been able to get outside by himself, and he suspected someone left a door open.
Police responded to a domestic violence call in the 200 block of Southwest Clark Street on March 22. There, they arrested a 35-year-old Issaquah man.
Dash on delivery
On March 22, police received a report of two suspicious individuals following a package delivery driver in the 3000 block of Northeast Harrison Street. The reporting person thought they meant to steal a package, and the two suspects fled when the delivery was made. The officer on the scene was unable to locate anyone matching the description.
A theft report was made March 22 in the 100 block of Southwest Clark Street wherein a 2010 Dodge Charger was taken.
Sleep it off
A report of a suspicious person was made March 23 in the 500 block of Newport Way Northwest. Upon investigation, police found an intoxicated individual sleeping in his friend’s vehicle. No arrest was made.
An estimated $3,350 was the loss from a break in of a 2007 Chevrolet Suburban on March 23 in the 1600 block of Newport Way Northwest. A missing purse, wallet, money and a damaged window were listed in the report.
On March 23, in the 700 block of Second Avenue Southeast, an unknown person broke into a 2007 GMC Yukon. A damaged window and a stolen pocketbook totalled an estimated $1,200 loss.
Watch where you step
A disturbance call was made from a person confronting an individual who continually allowed their dogs to defecate on the sidewalk in the 18500 block of Southeast Newport way on March 23. Vulgar language was used by the pet owner and police lodged the formal complaint from the reporting person.
Police arrested a 20-year-old Issaquah man in the 500 block of Mountain View Lane Northwest on March 23. Police charged him with malicious mischief.
The Press publishes names of those charged with felony crimes. Information comes directly from local police reports.
- Eastside Fire & Rescue reports for March 23-28
- Five engines were dispatched at 12:48 a.m. March 23 to the scene of a motor vehicle accident in the 33700 block of eastbound Interstate 90, west of state Route 18. There were no injuries.
- Two engines extinguished a vehicle fire at 3:07 p.m. March 23 in the 24200 block of westbound Interstate 90, east of Sunset Way.
- Two engines extinguished a natural vegetation fire at 3:23 p.m. March 23 in the 100 block of Southeast Tiger Mountain Road.
- A motor vehicle accident with injuries in the 1100 block of Northwest Sammamish Road required the aid of a single fire engine at 8:01 p.m. March 23.
- Seven engines were needed to clean up a chemical spill at 6:47 p.m. March 24 in the 400 block of 213th Place Southeast.
- An engine extinguished a building fire at 7:11 p.m. March 25 in the 3800 block of Northeast Fourth Street.
- At 2:40 p.m. March 26, two engines provided assistance at the scene of a motor vehicle accident with injuries in the 6200 block of East Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast.
- Two engines were sent at 12:14 a.m. March 27 to the scene of a motor vehicle accident in the 100 block of 12th Avenue Northwest. There were no injuries.
- At 11:30 am. March 28, four engines were dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle accident with injury in the 100 block of Rainier Boulevard North.
- Two engines assisted with a power line down at 8:04 p.m. March 28 in the 1800 block of East Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast.
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.