Police & Fire
April 23, 2013
A man called police at 4:37 p.m. April 4 to report someone had taken his rain barrel from his home in the 100 block of East Lake Sammamish Shore Lane Northeast sometime April 3 or 4. There were several other such rain barrels left in place. Nothing else was disturbed.
A young man came to police at 11:05 p.m. April 5 to say he was being extorted. He’d gone to a website April 4 where people can chat with members of the opposite sex. He had been chatting with a female for hours. They exchanged Facebook information so they could contact each other. Later that night, they decided to do a video chat. The woman says she recorded the video chat and would release it to everyone on Facebook if he did not pay her $100. He told her he is a minor, and she laughed. The boy contacted police and admitted the video was of him masturbating. Police verified that this was not a site where people pay for that sort of thing. While the officer was there, the woman said he had one hour to decide if he wanted to pay her. He said he was going to pay to keep the information off Facebook. Police advised him to document everything in case it would be needed in the future.
Who’s that tapping?
A noise complaint was made April 6 in the 23400 block of Southeast Black Nugget Road about a downstairs neighbor banging on the ceiling. Police contacted the suspect who said she tapped on the ceiling in retaliation to the reporting person walking loudly. The responding officer explained why she could not do that.
A report was made April 7 in the 700 block of Second Avenue Northwest that a single gunshot was heard in the area about 2:30 p.m.
Nice try, robber
A suspicious person report was made April 8 in the 1400 block of Northwest Sammamish Road. A woman was asking employees questions about a store’s security system and how many employees were working. She said she was just “making small talk” and was stranded in Issaquah.
The Press publishes names of those charged with felony crimes. Information comes directly from local police reports.
Eastside Fire & Rescue reports for April 12-13
- At 3:20 p.m. April 12, four engines were dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle accident with injuries in the 100 block of state Route 18, en route to westbound Interstate 90.
- Two engines were sent at 9:33 p.m. April 13 to investigate a cooking fire in the 2000 block of 264th Place Southeast. The fire was confined to the container.
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.