April 1, 2014
A woman reported someone scratched the hood of her car in the 700 block of 240th Way Southeast sometime March 12.
Police responded March 14 to a report of malicious mischief in the 23400 block of Southeast Black Nugget Road. Approximately 30 minutes prior to the report, someone shot a large number of paint balls at a building.
March 25, 2014
A malicious mischief report was filed March 4 in the 900 block of Northeast Ingram Street regarding a damaged window on a BMW 330i. The estimated loss was $200.
A Sammamish woman called police after she believed some mail thefts occurred between 2 and 3:30 p.m. March 4 in the 2900 block of 218th Avenue Southeast. The woman saw a white pickup truck with a lawnmower in the back pull up in front of her mailboxes, as did a neighbor. The women say they saw an Hispanic male wearing a bright green shirt and construction vest get out of the truck, while a white male stayed in the truck. The woman found a way to watch the truck unobtrusively, and said the Hispanic male took mail from a mailbox and hid it under his vest. Later on, someone else was able to get pictures of the truck, the driver and the truck’s license plate.
March 18, 2014
Someone vandalized the front doors to Pine Lake Middle School between Feb. 21 and 24. They wrote of their love for someone using a black, permanent marker. The markings were cleaned off prior to police arrival, but someone had taken a photo.
Police responded to an apartment in the 1800 block of Trossachs Boulevard at 1 p.m. Feb 22. A resident reported he could hear one of his neighbors crying for help. When officers arrived, they could also hear calls for help. They kicked the door down and found a man had slipped and wedged his arm in his walker chair. There was no way the man, who has multiple sclerosis, could free himself. The officer helped the man out of the situation. Firefighters from EFR found the man was generally OK, with the exception of a sore arm, and then did their best to repair the damaged door. The police offered the man the number for the county claims office, but the man said he would not need it.
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.
February 18, 2014
A pair of Skyline High School students were expelled after they planted prescription pills in the backpack of a third girl Jan. 30 in order to get her in trouble. The pair hid the pills during lunch, and then told school administrators they suspected the girl had pills. Administrators searched the girl’s backpack and found the pills. The girl was surprised and swore they weren’t hers. An officer believed the girl and then checked security cameras, which show the two girls approaching the backpack and stashing something in it. When confronted, one of the girls admitted involvement, though the other denied she had anything to do with it. Discipline will be handled at the school and family level from this point on.
A young man fired from his job at a local business on East Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast returned to the business seeking his last paycheck at 3 p.m. Feb. 5. His employer told him the check was likely in the mail. He tried to force his way in and caused a disturbance. Police responded and told him he was not permitted to return to the business for a year, and if he did so, he would be subject to arrest.
February 11, 2014
Here come the locks
A man in the 2100 block of East Beaver Lake Drive Southeast reported someone had taken the mail from a mailbox tree of four mailboxes between Jan. 28 and 29. Two of the four people had retrieved mail, but two were missing items. The man said the neighbors would now be getting locking mailboxes.
A woman was following her ex boyfriend and his new girlfriend in the area of the 1700 block of 254th place Southeast. The man has been with the new girlfriend for about six months and had dated the old girlfriend for 12 years. Police told the ex that she can’t keep following the couple, and advised the man to get an anti-harassment order.
February 4, 2014
A woman in the 2000 block of 228th Avenue Southeast reported she believes her neighbors have been coming to her house and taking things. She said since 2011, there have been several instances of this happening, such as one time when a pair of pruning shears was missing and replaced with an older pair, or a thumb drive was missing. This time, she said she was missing some coins and a pawn slip. She said the neighbors have a key to her house. She recently changed the locks, so police advised her to wait and see if that clears up the situation.
January 28, 2014
Officers made contact with a subject Jan. 8 in the 700 block of Northeast Blakely Drive. The man stated he was homeless and somehow it appeared that his human waste deposit bucket and bags emptied in the parking lot. Eastside Fire & Rescue responded and used their water hoses to dispose of the waste.
A woman reported someone took her wallet from her purse while she was shopping at the Pine Lake QFC at about 1 p.m. Jan. 9.
January 21, 2014
Not quite William Tell
A Sammamish man reported an arrow had been launched through the rear window of his home in the 2800 bock of 247th Avenue Southeast at 4:19 p.m. Jan. 3. The officer found the arrow next to the window, which had one broken pane. The homeowner said he did not want to pursue criminal charges, only to make sure it did not happen again. The officer checked the area and found nothing. Later, a young man called police to admit he had shot the arrow. He thought it was stuck in a tree, which the officer thought was plausible, noting the vegetation in the area. The officer facilitated the exchange of contact information between the two parties.
A 1987 Honda Accord was reported stolen Jan. 4 in the 1100 block of Northwest Gilman Boulevard. The report estimated the total at $900.
January 14, 2014
A woman called to report some packages had gone missing from her front porch in the 19700 block of Southeast 24th Way between 3 and 3:40 p.m. Dec. 20. A UPS driver had dropped the packages off and the woman’s husband, who was home, saw them. He was unable to retrieve the packages for a while, and by the time he could, they were missing. Inside were board games and a shirt worth $160.
More missing packages
A woman in the 2900 block of 218th Avenue Southeast had some packages delivered at about 3:20 p.m. Dec. 20. She was working and unable to retrieve them. When she went to do so at about 4 p.m., they were gone. The packages contained dog food, beauty supplies and other goods worth about $110.