September 25, 2012
Lost in the mail
Mail, including a bank statement, was stolen from a mailbox in the 1300 block of 254th Place Southeast before Aug. 27. Later, a caller discovered the mail in his or her garbage can in the 26000 block of Southeast 18th Place.
Police responded to a traffic hazard in the 1700 block of Northwest Gilman Boulevard at 10:34 a.m. Aug. 27 and encountered a woman from Taiwan standing along the roadway and asking for a ride east along Interstate 90. Police asked her to move from the dangerous position along the road.
September 18, 2012
Stick a fork in it
Heirloom silverware, cameras, a laptop computer, mobile devices and jewelry were stolen from a home in the 3000 block of 198th Avenue Southeast before 4:30 p.m. Aug. 31. The estimated loss is $10,700.
September 11, 2012
Jewelry and an Xbox game were stolen from a home in the 400 block of 238th Avenue Northeast before 5 p.m. Aug. 19.
Police stopped a group of Skyline High School students egging cars in Sammamish’s Meadow Creek neighborhood at about 1:30 a.m. Aug. 25. Police called the teenagers’ parents to assist in the cleanup.
A Sammamish resident in the 2600 block of East Beaver Lake Drive Southeast said somebody attempted to cash a check in his or her name at a Mercer Island bank Aug. 25. The resident said he or she had been expecting the check in the mail, and believed it had been stolen from the mailbox. The estimated loss is $4,000.
September 4, 2012
A Sammamish man said he had been duped Aug. 4 by two men who wanted to buy a Ford truck from him. The men approached him and expressed interest in buying the truck for $28,000. They offered to make repairs to the vehicle and convinced the man to sign over the title to the truck in exchange for a $6,500 down payment. He then had several conversations with the men over the next several days, but the men came up with repeated excuses about why they had not paid the rest of the money. Their phone numbers were then disconnected.
Golden State, tarnished
A Sammamish woman said someone used her bank account information to make fraudulent purchases in San Jose, Calif., before Aug. 17. The estimated loss is $800.
August 28, 2012
A window was damaged on a Toyota parked at West Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast and 184th Avenue Southeast before 3:15 p.m. July 24. A pocketbook was stolen from the vehicle. The estimated loss is $550.
Windows were damaged on a Chevrolet parked in the 300 block of Rainier Boulevard North before 9:10 p.m. July 24.
Abraham Lincoln is missing
Cash was stolen from a wallet in the 100 block of East Sunset Way before 4:11 a.m. July 25. The estimated loss is $5.
August 21, 2012
Unarmed and not dangerous
Police responded to a suspicious vehicle in the 1000 block of Lake Drive at 12:33 p.m. July 20 after a caller reported a vehicle left in the lot for several days. The caller said the vehicle had a fake shotgun on the front floorboards.
Drill, baby, drill
Police responded to suspicious activity in the 100 block of Sky Ridge Road Northwest at 5:27 p.m. July 20 after a caller reported men drilling into a lock at a vacant home. Police confirmed the men had a work order for the job.
Let the good times roll
Police responded to a possible verbal domestic violence incident in the 200 block of Southwest Clark Street at 7:30 p.m. July 20. Instead, the officer found a woman who had been drinking, and she and her male companion told the officer she was happy and talking loudly. The officer asked her to keep the noise level down.
August 14, 2012
Police responded to possible trespassing at an apartment complex in the 18300 block of Southeast Newport Way at 12:31 a.m. July 21 and instead discovered residents from the apartment complex using the hot tub.
A door was damaged on a Nissan parked in the 18700 block of Southeast Newport Way before 10:37 a.m. July 21. Tools were also stolen from the vehicle.
August 7, 2012
The show must go on
A projector was stolen in the 23400 block of Southeast Black Nugget Road before 8:32 a.m. July 17. The estimated loss is $1,500.
A laptop computer was stolen in the 400 block of Timber Creek Drive Northwest before 1:31 p.m. July 17. The estimated loss is $1,200.
Cash was stolen from a wallet in the 700 block of Northwest Juniper Street before 4:05 p.m. July 17. The estimated loss is $52.
July 31, 2012
Wiring from a generator at the performing arts building construction site at Liberty High School, 16655 S.E. 136th St., was stolen June 29.
A purse was stolen in the 6100 block of East Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast before 3:40 p.m. July 13.
A front door was damaged in a botched burglary attempt in the 1100 block of Northwest Sammamish Road before 5:03 p.m. July 13. The estimated loss is $500.
July 24, 2012
A backyard fence was damaged in the 800 block of 197th Avenue Southeast early July 4. Police discovered a broken fence plank and footprints indicating a person attempted to climb over the damaged fence.
Driving under the influence
Police arrested an 18-year-old Sammamish woman for driving under the influence near East Main Drive and 246th Avenue Southeast at about 1 a.m. July 4.
Take out the trash
Police discovered garbage containers destroyed by fireworks at Pine Lake Park on July 4-5.