November 26, 2013
A 1990 red Nissan SX240 was reported stolen Nov. 11 in the 1700 block of 10th Avenue Northeast. The loss was estimated at $2,000.
Police received a report of stolen jewelry Nov. 12 in the 3700 block of Providence Point Drive Southeast. The loss was reported at $1,500.
Police received a report of a hearing aid, valued at $1,000, stolen from a 1993 Toyota pickup Nov. 12 in the 900 block of Northeast High Street.
November 19, 2013
A bad sign
A woman had questions for the police Nov. 7 in the 600 block of Northwest Gilman Boulevard about a company she hired to fix a sign for her business. She stated that she can’t reach them and she needs her sign. She stated that she has a contract for the work performed.
A pocketbook was reported stolen Nov. 9 in the 1000 block of Northwest Gilman Boulevard. The estimated loss was $1,599.
November 12, 2013
Sleeping it off
A police officer contacted a man asleep in his car in the 21700 block of Southeast Eighth Street at 9:21 a.m. Nov. 1. The man said he had smoked marijuana the night before and didn’t think it was safe to drive, so he’d slept in the car. The officer advised him that sleeping in the car disturbs local residents, and warned him of the dangers of driving under the influence.
At about 12:18 a.m. Nov. 1, a police officer using radar determined a car was going 70 mph in a 25 mph zone. The driver slowed down but continued to drive away, and ran a stop sign before eventually pulling into a random driveway on East Main Street. After the officer contacted the driver, he found he had an invalid driver’s license.
November 5, 2013
Someone broke into a car parked in front of a home on the 100 block of 242nd Avenue Southeast overnight between Oct. 25 and 26. The owner reported that a $50 gift card was taken, along with $375 worth of movie tickets to the Pasco/Moses Lake Fairchild Movie Theater.
It’s scarier if you’re drunk
Police arrested a 19-year old man at 10:14 p.m. Oct. 18 at Nightmare at Beaver Lake. Security from the event had called police when the man appeared drunk. The officer noted he could not stand under his own power and smelled of intoxicants. He was taken into custody and released to his sister. Police recommend charging him for being under 21 and exhibiting the effects of alcohol.
October 29, 2013
A person called police when they noticed a group of suspicious males and females loitering for 10 minutes within a store in the 6300 block of East Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast on Oct. 18. The person believed the group may be getting ready to steal something. He described them as being “European.” Upon arrival, the subjects left the scene in an unknown direction.
Vehicle break in
A 2012 Honda Pilot was broken into on Oct. 18 in the 2000 block of Newport Way Northwest. A computer, bag and cables worth an estimated $2,500 were reported missing.
October 22, 2013
A theft in the 100 block of Front Street North on Oct. 6 resulted in an estimated $750 loss. The thief stole cash and jerky.
A camera was stolen from a 2007 Volvo XC90 in the 200 block of Northwest Gilman Boulevard on Oct. 6. It was worth an estimated $800.
October 15, 2013
Someone took electrical wire and damaged a home under construction in the 21400 block of Southeast Second Place between 5 p.m. Sept. 21 and 8 a.m. Sept. 23. The missing wire is valued at about $100 and about $600 in damage was done to the property.
Someone cut up screens on the portable classrooms at Cascade Ridge Elementary School and left a noose hanging on a handrail overnight between Sept. 24 and 25. Five exterior screes had been cut, and someone had cut up several signs, including one that read “Welcome to Second Grade” which had its letters rearranged to spell “cocaine.” No word on where they got the “i.” A knife was also taped to a wall. School maintenance workers removed the noose and knife before police arrived because students were coming and they did not want the children to see them. The noose appeared to be made of a 6-foot cotton rope; the knife looked like an old kitchen knife.
October 1, 2013
Throwing a tree tantrum
Police received a report of a male throwing things around in the back yard of a complex in the 23300 block of Southeast Black Nugget Road on Sept. 7. He was identified as a neighbor involved in a conflict over tearing up trees.
Hot tub crime machine
Police responded to a noise complaint in the 700 block of Front Street South on Sept. 8. Upon arrival, officers found six people in a hot tub. They were informed that the hot tub was closed per the hours on the sign.
September 24, 2013
A boy using the Sammamish Skate Park went into City Hall to use the bathroom at about 11:45 a.m. Sept. 4. He left his phone in the bathroom and went back a few minutes later, but it was gone. He said he’d seen a landscaper go into the bathroom after he left, but people from that company said they hadn’t seen it.
A man in the 21300 block of Southeast 13th Place reported his car, a 1995 Acura Integra, was stolen between 2 and 5 a.m. Sept. 3. There was broken glass and part of a dashboard in the street, which the police took as evidence.
September 17, 2013
A Sammamish man in the 23400 block of Southeast 24th Street called to report someone had broken into his house between 8 a.m. and 10:05 p.m. Aug. 26. A police officer thinks the suspect gained access through an unlocked door. The home had goods thrown all over the place, but nothing seemed damaged. The person made off with a silver cigarette case and tablet computer worth a combined $1,150. The officer noted gloved prints bearing a honeycomb pattern. The officer was also able to recover some fingerprints.
Sometime between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., someone attempted to enter a home in the 3000 block of 251st Avenue Southeast. The person smashed a window panel from a door, and also tried to open a window. Police found markings left by gloves with a honeycomb pattern. Nothing was taken, and it seems the person did not enter the home.
Residents of a shared home in the 24200 block of Southeast 24th Street reported someone had broken into the home and ransacked several rooms between 11 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. Aug. 26. Five people share the home. Common areas are shared, but each resident has a locked room to himself or herself. Three of the rooms were broken into and ransacked while two were left alone. It seems the suspects left a hookah in one of the rooms, as none of the residents admitted it belonged to them. In total, $4,709.25 in goods was reported missing.