July 10, 2012
Fireworks or another explosive destroyed mailboxes in the 2800 block of 234th Avenue about 10 p.m. June 15.
All that glitters
Jewelry was stolen from a residence in the 22300 block of Northeast Sixth Court. The resident said the home exhibited no signs of forced entry. The housekeeper was the only person in the residence when the jewelry disappeared. The estimated loss is more than $22,000.
A lock was damaged on a vehicle parked in the 1400 block of Northwest Gilman Boulevard before 8:10 a.m. June 16. The estimated loss is $200.
July 3, 2012
Police arrested a 31-year-old Tukwila man for stealing clothing in the 6100 block of East Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast at 8:37 a.m. June 4. The estimated loss is $309.93.
Police arrested a 55-year-old man on a warrant and for stealing a backpack and a laptop computer in the 100 block of East Sunset Way at 10:25 a.m. June 4. The estimated loss is $200.
June 26, 2012
A generator was stolen from a garage in the 24600 block of Southeast Windsor Drive before May 29. The owner later said he or she noticed a craigslist post about a similar generator.
Alcohol was stolen in the 100 block of Northwest Gilman Boulevard before 8:32 a.m. May 31. The estimated loss is $600.
Only the essentials
Toilet paper, paper towels, DVD players and shorts were stolen in the 700 block of Northwest Gilman Boulevard before 3:09 p.m. May 31. The estimated loss is $371.44.
June 19, 2012
Burglars stole items from storage units at Public Storage, 23025 N.E. Eighth St., before 5:40 a.m. May 24. Police said the men wore heavy clothing and gloves. The thefts impacted Issaquah, Redmond and Sammamish residents.
A window was damaged on a Volkswagen parked in the 800 block of Lake Drive before 10:30 a.m. May 24.
A Sammamish business owner allowed unauthorized access to the business’ computers after a person called the business May 25 and claimed to be from Microsoft. The caller told the business owner the system received many error reports and needed to be remotely accessed for fixes. Though the owner was skeptical, the caller provided proper identification information for the computer. The caller accessed the computer’s files and then directed the business owner to Microsoft’s website to purchase Windows 7. The business owner already had the operating system installed. Suspicious, the business owner terminated the call and unplugged the computer. Read more
June 12, 2012
Police responded to suspicious activity in the 1800 block of 10th Avenue Northwest at 2:57 a.m. May 18 after a caller reported a stopped, running vehicle parked in a lot. Police spoke to the man in the vehicle, and he said he had gone out with friends earlier and then returned to his vehicle and intended to sleep inside until he went to work. He told police he started the vehicle because he was cold.
A bike was stolen from in front of Sports Authority, 1185 N.W. Gilman Blvd., before 12:01 p.m. May 18. The estimated loss is $499.99.
Police responded to suspicious activity at Northwest Gilman Boulevard and Maple Street Northwest at 3:35 p.m. May 18 after a caller said someone threw eggs at vehicles in the area. Police searched the area, but could not locate the egg bomber.
June 5, 2012
Police responded to a possible traffic hazard in the 1600 block of 25th Avenue Northeast at 2:19 p.m. May 14 after a caller reported juveniles throwing water balloons at passing vehicles. Police could not locate the balloon-toting juveniles.
Down the rabbit hole
Police blocked traffic at Southeast 43rd Way and Providence Point Drive Southeast at 11:01 a.m. May 15 due to a missing manhole cover in the street. Municipal public works crews responded to handle the issue.
May 29, 2012
A Sammamish woman said someone attempted to get her fired by planting marijuana in her vehicle before May 9. The woman’s boss called her into his office to report he had received an anonymous email indicating she uses marijuana illegally and she keeps it in the glove box of her vehicle. The woman denied the allegations and allowed her boss to look through her vehicle. In the glove box was a small bag of marijuana. The woman shares her vehicle with her teenage daughter, but told police she and her daughter do not smoke marijuana. The woman told police she has some suspicions about who sent the email and may have planted the drugs, but had no evidence.
May 22, 2012
A padlock was stolen from a backyard gate in the 100 block of 241st Place Southeast at about 8 p.m. May 7. Dogs then escaped from the yard.
No news is good news
Newspapers were set ablaze inside a community mailbox near 35th Place and 234th Avenue Southeast overnight May 8.
Police arrested a 17-year-old Mercer Island resident on a warrant for driving with a suspended license May 8.
May 15, 2012
A wallet was stolen from a shopping cart at Fred Meyer, 6100 E. Lake Sammamish Parkway S.E., before 2:04 p.m. April 30.
A woman in the 24300 block of Southeast 49th Street said she incurred overdraft charges on her checking account after someone attempted to use the account to pay a credit card bill before 3:55 p.m. April 30.
May 8, 2012
Cash, an iPod and the passenger-side headlight were stolen from a vehicle parked at Boulder Creek Apartments, 4425 Issaquah-Pine Lake Road S.E., before 9:45 a.m. April 21.
Nice to meat you
Police responded to suspicious activity in the 1400 block of Northeast Jade Street at 6:34 p.m. April 21 after unknown men in a white van asked an 18-year-old woman and her younger brother if they wanted to buy some steaks. The men then made comments about the woman being pretty.
Return to sender
Vandals bashed a mailbox in the 21600 block of Northeast Fourth Street at about 11:30 p.m. April 21.