Police & Fire
January 14, 2014
A woman called to report some packages had gone missing from her front porch in the 19700 block of Southeast 24th Way between 3 and 3:40 p.m. Dec. 20. A UPS driver had dropped the packages off and the woman’s husband, who was home, saw them. He was unable to retrieve the packages for a while, and by the time he could, they were missing. Inside were board games and a shirt worth $160.
More missing packages
A woman in the 2900 block of 218th Avenue Southeast had some packages delivered at about 3:20 p.m. Dec. 20. She was working and unable to retrieve them. When she went to do so at about 4 p.m., they were gone. The packages contained dog food, beauty supplies and other goods worth about $110.
Police responded when someone broke into two cars in the parking lot of the Pine Lake QFC between 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 23. One vehicle owner reported that the computer equipment stolen and a damaged window to be worth $1,499. The officer left his card so he could contact the driver of the other vehicle.
The opposite of delivery
A man reported someone took a pair of packages from his front porch in the 2900 block of 278th Avenue Southeast at 3:21 p.m. Dec. 24. The man has video surveillance at his home and recorded a maroon Dodge Intrepid pulling up in the driveway. A white male in his 30s, wearing a dark baseball cap, white horizontal-striped shirt and jeans got out and took the items and put them in the car. A female appeared to be in the car, helping him keep the car door open.
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A man called to report someone had broken into his car in the 600 block of 237th Place Southeast overnight between Dec. 24 and 25. He said that someone took climbing gear and a set of wheels worth a combined $605. The vehicle may have been left unlocked.
A woman called to report someone had broken into her house in the 500 block of 237th Avenue Southeast between 6 p.m. Dec. 24 and 6:30 a.m. Dec. 25. Someone had broken into a car and used the garage door opener to enter the house. They took three unwrapped presents worth about $500. Police were able to find fingerprints in the vehicle.
A Sammamish man reported he was assaulted Dec. 25 at 11:30 a.m. at Beaver Lake Park. The man and his wife were walking their dog, on a leash, in the park. Another man, with a woman, and a dog not on a leash, were also walking in the park. The unleashed dog approached the first group aggressively, so the man stepped in front. He thought the unleashed dog was going to attack, so he kicked it away. The owner of that dog then pushed the man, knocking him down and into a pole. He then drove away in a black Mercedes SUV.
Eastside Fire & Rescue reports through Jan. 7
Officers spoke with a man Dec. 31 in the 1800 block of 12th Street Northwest who wanted to report that he felt threatened by another subject while he was at the Issaquah Game Stop. He told police that while in a game aisle, another subject appeared to stand in the aisle blocking him from being able to look around.
Fire in the hole
Someone set off fireworks in a recycling can at about 11:25 p.m. Dec. 31 in the 1800 block of 223rd Avenue Southeast. A woman reported hearing a loud explosion and seeing a car drive away. She found the can lid about 10 feet away.
A caller reported a white Jetta pulled into his driveway in the 1000 block of Big Tree Drive Northwest on Jan. 2. He thought they were stealing packages. Police found out it was a 16-year-old practicing for his driver’s test.
Hot tub bust
Police responded to a condo complex hot tub in the 400 block of 241st Lane Southeast at 10 p.m. Jan. 4. They found six people in the hot tub, snacking and drinking, but most seemed underage. It seemed they were permitted to be in the hot tub, but one of them had a misdemeanor arrest warrant, so an officer took him into custody.
The Press publishes names of those charged with felony crimes. Information comes directly from local police reports.