Police & Fire
February 25, 2014
Hit and run
A Sammamish man was driving south on 228th Avenue Southeast when another car ran a red light at Issaquah-Pine Lake Road at 9:12 p.m. Feb. 15. As a result, the man struck the car that ran the light, and it then sped away. The man followed long enough to get the license plate number.
A couple in the 20000 block of Southeast 27th Place reported someone came into their home through an unlocked door between 9 and 11:50 a.m. Feb. 15. The couple said they were missing a phone, laptop, loose change and jewelry worth at least $1,850.
A Sammamish woman reported she had left items for a charity to pick up at 7 a.m. Feb. 13 at her home in the 2000 block of 228th Avenue Southeast. When representatives from the charity came, some of the items, worth about $27, were missing.
Sammamish police responded to a home at about 1:30 a.m. Feb. 12. A married couple had gotten into a fight, and the female said the male had grabbed her, hurting her. Police found marks on the woman’s body. The man was arrested.
A man in the Jacob’s Creek Condo complex reported someone had left a pile of animal poop on his back patio sometime during the day Feb. 10. There was also poo smeared on the door handle. He said he’d been having problems with his upstairs neighbors and their dog. He said the dog barks and sheds from their balcony onto his patio. He said the issue has been going on for about six months and he complains to the complex regularly. The officer contacted the upstairs neighbor who was surprised about the poo. She said the man’s complaints have grown so problematic that she has hired an attorney.
A woman whose home in the 20200 block of Southeast 25th Street is for sale reported a video camera and musical instruments are missing from her garage. There had also been damage to a storage area, but it was not opened. The incident took place between Feb. 4 and 5.
A couple who had just moved into their home in the 1100 block of 270th Place Southeast said the home was broken into during the day Feb. 12. Some outside items were moved around, and there was damage to exterior door trim. The couple could not tell if anything was missing because most of their belongings were still in boxes. The owners suspect a previous homeowner who had wanted to remove items from the house.
A teacher at Skyline High School reported a laptop had gone missing Oct. 2, 2013. The school’s tech specialist sent out an email to see if anyone had misplaced it, but no one responded that they had. Several teachers would have had access to the laptop. The school waited so long to report the incident because they wanted to be certain it had not simply been misplaced.
A black 2008 Nissan Xterra was broken into in the 2700 block of Northwest Pine Cone Drive on Feb. 14 and clothes and an iPhone charger were taken. The estimated loss was $1,000.
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Police arrested a 51-year-old Kirkland man Feb. 14 in the 700 block of Northwest Gilman Boulevard for stealing a total of $412.82 in alcohol.
Police responded to a suspicious complaint in the 2200 block of Newport Way Northwest on Feb. 17 regarding window screens that had been damaged. The reporting person stated a few weeks ago he found a kitchen window screen off and thought it was the wind, but he inspected it and found it had pry marks.
A 1995 Dodge Caravan was broken into in the 18300 block of Southeast Newport Way on Feb. 18 and tools were stolen. The estimated loss was $4,700.
A blue 2014 Mercedes Benz was broken into in the 5000 block of Northwest Village Park Drive on Feb. 18 and multiple sets of keys were stolen. The estimated loss was $1,000.
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Police received a call Feb. 18 in the 100 block of West Sunset Way regarding someone putting their hands on a person’s shoulders. The reporting person said he was at the library looking on the computers when an unknown male walked up behind him and put two hands on his shoulders.
A theft report was made Feb. 19 in the 1000 block of Lake Drive where a laptop and briefcase were stolen and a window was damaged. The estimated loss was $5,000.
A 1990 Toyota pickup was reported stolen in the 200 block of Newport Way Southwest Feb. 19. The estimated loss was $1,000.
A reporting person called to report an ongoing issue she is having with her neighbor Feb. 20 in the 900 block of Northeast Ingram Way. She stated the neighbor who lives above her comes to her door and attempts to gain entry, and has on one occasion.
The Press publishes names of those charged with felony crimes. Information comes directly from local police reports.
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.