Editorial — Summer safety tips for while you’re away

June 25, 2015

It’s official. School is out, summer is here and people are heading out for vacation.

According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics study, “Seasonal Patterns in Criminal Victimization Trends,” household larceny and burglary occurs at higher rates during the summer than during other seasons.

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Two juveniles charged with Issaquah burglary

June 25, 2015

Issaquah Police have charged two 17-year-old males suspected of breaking into a home June 10.

A description from the homeowner led police to the suspects, who were arrested and charged with burglary June 18.

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Police blotter — June 25, 2015

June 25, 2015

Cussed at co-worker calls the cops

A dishwasher at a business in the 21900 block of Southeast 51st Street reported at 4:44 p.m. June 12 that a co-worker in the kitchen cussed at her, which she found very threatening. The responding officer explained she should consult with her boss about the incident.

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Two juveniles charged with Issaquah burglary

June 19, 2015

NEW — 5:41 p.m. June 19, 2015

Issaquah Police have charged two 17-year-old males suspected of breaking into a home June 10.

A description from the homeowner led police to the suspects, who were arrested and charged with burglary June 18.

The suspects entered the home in the 100 block of Sixth Avenue Southeast through an open door at about 4:30 a.m. June 10, according to police. The suspects fled when confronted by the homeowners.

As temperatures rise, police say some simple steps can help keep your home secure. For example, keep doors and windows locked when you’re sleeping or away from your home.

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Police blotter — June 11, 2015

June 10, 2015

Burglaries

  • A resident in the 400 block of Mount Defiance Circle Southwest reported at 1:48 p.m. May 29 that someone broke into the home and stole an unknown amount of jewelry.
  • A resident in the 300 block of Gilman Boulevard reported at 11:07 a.m. May 31 that someone had broken in, causing $500 in damage to an air conditioning unit and stole $8 in cash.

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Police search for attempted burglary suspects, ask for public’s help

June 10, 2015

NEW — 9:11 a.m. June 10, 2015

Issaquah police are asking for the public’s help in finding two men who broke into a home early June 10.

The suspects entered the home in the 100 block of Sixth Avenue Southeast through an open door at about 4:30 a.m. The men fled when confronted by the homeowner, according to a news release.

Officers arrived, and with the assistance of a Bellevue Police Department dog, searched for the suspects, but did not locate them.

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Police blotter

May 27, 2015

Malicious mischief

  • A resident in the 18500 block of Southeast Newport Way reported at 11:38 a.m. May 15 that someone damaged a windshield, causing $300 in damage.
  • At 8:02 p.m. May 15, a resident in the 1400 block of 11th Avenue Northwest reported someone scratched the paint on a car, causing $4,000 in damage.
  • Before 8:30 a.m. May 17, someone caused $250 in damage to the window of a black 2012 Honda Accord in the 800 block of Lake Drive.

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Police blotter

May 6, 2015

Car break-ins
Persons unknown stole a blanket and cell phone chargers, total value $160, from a car parked April 25 in the 100 block of Southeast Bush Street.

Stereo equipment valued at $300 was taken April 25 from a pickup parked in the 300 block of Northeast Birch Street.

Police said a computer and a briefcase were among the items stolen from a car parked April 27 in the 1000 block of Northwest Gilman Boulevard. The suspects apparently broke a window to gain access to the car. Including the window, the total loss was estimated at $1,400.

A computer valued at $500 was stolen from a pickup parked April 29 in the 400 block of Mount Kenya Drive Southwest.

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Police blotter

April 21, 2015

Attempted purse snatching

A woman reported at 12:26 p.m. April 10 that someone tried to take her purse in the 6100 block of East Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast. However, the suspect, wearing a red hat and blue shirt, dropped the purse and left the area on foot.

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Police arrest two burglary suspects; search continues for one more

March 18, 2015

NEW — 4:25 p.m. March 18, 2015

By Greg Farrar Issaquah police officers arrest one of three men suspected of burglary at the Langara Apartments earlier today. Police are still looking for one suspects.

By Greg Farrar
Issaquah police officers arrest one of three men suspected of burglary at the Langara Apartments earlier today. Police are still looking for one suspect.

Issaquah police arrested two men after a resident caught them attempting to burglarize her apartment Wednesday afternoon. Read more

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