Police & Fire

July 1, 2014

By Staff


Police received multiple calls reporting a reckless driver June 8 in the 1700 block of Northwest Gilman Boulevard. Callers said a driver appeared to be sick and vomiting out the window while driving 70 mph. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.


Vehicle stolen

A 1995 Nissan Sentra, worth an estimated $1,500, was reported stolen June 11 in the 1000 block of Northwest Gilman Boulevard.

Mail theft

Police responded at 5:22 p.m. June 22 to the report of a mail theft in the 22900 block of Southeast 42nd Court. The door had been pried off of an outgoing mailbox. The officer asked a neighbor to notify other residents in the homeowner’s association about the possible theft of outgoing mail. No other mailboxes seemed to have been damaged.


Found wallet

A Sammamish Community Center construction worker found an Issaquah women’s wallet in the mud June 21. An officer was able to contact the woman, who said she’d lost it about two months prior. She had already cancelled the credit cards.


Car break-ins

  • A Sammamish man reported someone entered his unlocked vehicle in the 23800 block of Southeast 20th Street overnight June 19. Some CDs, a day planner and a Discover Pass, worth a combined $100, were taken. A set of golf clubs was not.
  • A man in the 3000 block of 230th Lane Southeast reported someone entered his unlocked vehicle overnight June 17 and taken loose change and compilation music CDs worth a total of $8. A set of expensive headphones and camping gear was not taken.
  • A man in the 3000 block of 230th Lane Southeast reported someone entered his car between 1 and 9 a.m. June 18. He reported missing cash, a wallet and his driver’s license, worth a combined $385.


That was for science

A Sammamish woman reported someone damaged a crayfish trap she helps maintain at Pine Lake Park sometime June 1 or 2. The woman deploys the pots as part of an effort by the University of Washington to trap non-native crayfish, which have invaded the lake.



A Sammamish police officer noticed a car traveling 47 mph in a 35 mph zone at about 9:30 p.m. June 17 near the intersection of Southeast Fourth Street and East Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast. Upon contacting the driver, an officer noticed the smell of alcohol. The man agreed to a portable breath test and blew. 094 percent, above the legal limit of 0.8 percent. The man was taken into custody and his car impounded.


The Press publishes names of those charged with felony crimes. Information comes directly from local police reports.


Eastside Fire &  Rescue reports for June 23-25

  • An engine crew extinguished a Dumpster fire at 4:22 p.m. June 23 in the 300 block of Datewood Court Northwest.
  • A cooking fire was extinguished at 4:01 p.m. June 24 by two engine crews in the 22100 block of Southeast 41st Lane.
  • Three engine crews were sent to investigate unauthorized burning at 7:47 a.m. June 25 in the 1700 block of 216th Avenue Northeast.
  • Three engine crews were dispatched at 4:40 p.m. June 25 to the scene of a motor vehicle accident with injuries in the 100 block of Newport Way Northwest.
  • At 4:40 p.m. June 25 three engine crews were dispatched to the scene of a motor vehicle accident with injuries in the 16500 block of Issaquah-Hobart Road.
Bookmark and Share


Got something to say?

Before you comment, please note:

  • These comments are moderated.
  • Comments should be relevant to the topic at hand and contribute to its discussion.
  • Personal attacks and/or excessive profanity will not be tolerated and such comments will not be approved.
  • This is not your personal chat room or forum, so please stay on topic.