Police & Fire

January 13, 2015

Thefts

  • At 2:42 p.m. Jan. 2, a resident in the 100 block of Northeast Creek way reported someone stole a pocketbook containing a wallet and cell phone. The items were valued at $1,150.
  • At 3:36 a.m., someone in the 100 block of East Sunset Way reported someone had stolen between $40 and $80 in tip money.
  • At 1:40 p.m. Jan. 4, someone stole $70 in medication in the 3600 block of 228th Avenue Southeast.
  • At 3:34 p.m. Jan. 5, someone stole a UPS package, valued at $63, in the 100 block of Mount Olympus Drive Southwest.

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Police blotter — week of Jan. 7, 2015

January 6, 2015

Car break-in

At 12:55 p.m. Dec. 17, a resident in the 1800 block of 11th Avenue Northeast reported someone broke into their 2007 Ford Taurus and stole a GPS valued at $200.

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Police blotter

December 23, 2014

Best use of resources?

At 12:40 p.m. Dec. 12, an officer spoke by phone with a resident in the 800 block of Fifth Avenue Northwest who was requesting extra patrol around the residence because of cigarette butts being found on the sidewalk. Read more

Police & fire

December 9, 2014

Marijuana possession

An Issaquah High School student was found in possession of marijuana at 11:26 a.m. Nov. 26. The juvenile was released to her mother at the school. Read more

Police blotter

December 3, 2014

Thefts

  • At 11:35 a.m. Nov. 21, a resident in the 1800 block of 10th Avenue Northwest reported someone stole his wallet. The loss was valued at $20.
  • At 12:43 p.m. Nov. 25, a resident in the 3700 block of Providence Point Drive Southeast reported someone stole a computer, valued at $800.
  • At 5:49 p.m. Nov. 25, someone stole a $50 iPod Touch in the 100 block of West Sunset Way.

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Police blotter — week of Nov. 26

November 26, 2014

Mom got left out in the cold

At 3:08 p.m. Nov. 17, an employee at the Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank wanted the police to know that one of their customers left their 102-year-old mother in a vehicle, unattended, for several hours in the cold. Read more

Police/fire

November 4, 2014

Car break-ins

  • Someone broke into a vehicle after 8 a.m. Oct. 24 in the 1800 block of 12th Avenue Northwest. There estimated loss was $380 from a damaged window and a stolen dash camera.
  • A $100 set of headphones was stolen at 9:05 a.m. Oct. 24 from a car in the 4600 block of 193rd Avenue Southeast.
  • At 3:28 p.m. Oct. 24, the owner of a 2008 Subaru Forester reported someone broke into the car in the 4700 block of 193rd Place Southeast and stole a camera and cordless tools worth $2,100.
  • Someone reported at 6:04 p.m. Oct. 24 that someone stole $290 in clothing and headphones from a vehicle in the 1200 block of Sunrise Place Southeast.
  • The owner of a 1993 Jeep Wrangler reported at 7 p.m. Oct. 24 that someone broke into a car in the 4800 block of 193rd Place Southeast and stole the car’s speakers, valued at $308.
  • At 2:02 p.m. Oct. 26, someone stole $460 in various items from a 2006 Scion in the 300 block of Northwest Gilman Boulevard.
  • After 5 p.m. Oct. 26, someone broke into a 2007 Ford Escape and stole a pullover and cellphone worth $300.

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Police investigate rash of locker room thefts

May 27, 2014

Several Eastside cities have seen a spike in locker room thefts in the past several weeks.

Gyms in Issaquah, Bellevue, Kirkland and Redmond have all reported victims.

Thieves are targeting lockers by shimming or prying padlocks or combination locks and sifting through personal items to take cash. Some of the gym customers don’t even immediately realize they’ve been victimized, as their phones, wallets and other items weren’t stolen, and the thieves have put back the broken locks.

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Protect yourself from vehicle break-ins

February 23, 2014

NEW — 6 a.m. Feb. 23, 2014

Since the beginning of 2014, Issaquah police officers have responded to 40 vehicle break-ins.

In many cases, owners had left their vehicles unlocked, according to a news release from the city.

Thieves can get into cars through unlocked doors or open windows, and then make off with valuables in only a few seconds.

Prime targets include shopping center parking lots, residential neighborhoods, parks and schools, because a prowler can hit many vehicles in a short time.

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