September 23, 2014
Pair needs to be extradited from Canada
Two men have been charged with beating a Boeing manager to death with shovels and then stealing his credit cards and car before fleeing to Canada.
Kevin David Patterson, 20, and Christopher Shade, 18, of Issaquah, are being held in British Columbia, Canada. King County prosecutors have charged them with first-degree murder, first-degree robbery and theft of a motor vehicle.
Bail has been set at $2 million for each man. Police said the killing was Sammamish’s first homicide.
February 25, 2014
Police are hoping to identify the owners of hundreds of items of stolen property and reunite people with their goods.
The items were stolen by a prolific duo that burglarized homes between Mill Creek, Wash., and Tigard, Ore., between January 2012 and July 2013.
Sammamish Police arrested Krystal Sweetman, 27, of Puyallup, and Steven Tipton, 27, of Tacoma, last July.