January 1, 2013
An Issaquah man said credit cards were stolen from his wallet as he showered at a Sammamish athletic club at about 1:15 p.m. Dec. 8. When he returned home, he received an email alert from the credit card company notifying him about an $1,800 purchase at the Apple Store in Bellevue. More charges were made to the cards before he canceled them. The estimated loss is almost $8,000.
December 25, 2012
A wallet and iPhone were stolen at the Rollin’ Log Tavern, 50 E. Sunset Way, before 11:48 a.m. Nov. 22.
December 25, 2012
Throughout the year, the police blotter chronicles criminal masterminds, traffic snags and occasional oddities beneath tongue-in-cheek headlines.
The items included below — culled from 12 months of police reports — highlight humorous and strange happenings from the year:
December 18, 2012
A window was damaged on a vehicle parked in the 5700 block of East Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast before 8:57 a.m. Nov. 22.
December 11, 2012
A GPS unit was stolen from a vehicle parked in the 5000 block of Northwest Village Park Drive before 9:07 a.m. Nov. 20.
December 4, 2012
Lost and found
A woman in the 4600 block of West Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast reported her purse stolen at 11:47 a.m. Nov. 16. She later discovered she had misplaced the purse inside her home.
November 27, 2012
A Sammamish woman said numerous false checks containing her address were written before Nov. 5. She told police she receive notices from several stores, including Lowe’s Home Improvement and Safeway, that she had written a bad check.
November 13, 2012
Police arrested an 18-year-old woman for theft and possession of drug paraphernalia in the 700 block of Northwest Gilman Boulevard at 8:27 p.m. Oct. 25.
November 6, 2012
Listeners like you
Checks were stolen from a mailbox in the 2000 block of 245th Avenue Southeast before Oct. 8. The caller said the mailbox contained donation checks for KPLU-FM and the Union Gospel Mission. He told police neither check was later cashed by its intended recipient.
October 30, 2012
A Sammamish resident said someone used his or her bank account to make fraudulent online transactions before Oct. 4. The estimated loss is $500.