Police blotter Sept. 25
September 25, 2013
Police responded to a domestic violence incident after a woman was reported to have struck her husband on the face. Their son called in the incident. When police arrived, they found the woman crying and saying that it was all her fault. The husband had a scratch on his cheek, which was bleeding. He said he’d cut himself shaving and that while there had been a fight, it had been all verbal. Police arrested the woman.
A man from the 3000 block of 230th Place Northeast called police to report that someone had been using his license plates. He ordered new plates from the state and they were to have been sent July 15. He never got the plates. On July 16, someone else was photographed using them to cross the 520 bridge. The man discovered this when he got a bill for the bridge tolls. He does not know when the plates were stolen.
At 3:58 a.m. Sept. 10, a police officer pulled over a vehicle on the 2300 block of East Lake Sammamish Parkway Northeast after noting its plates were expired. The driver had his license suspended for unpaid tickets. The vehicle was legally parked, so the officer allowed him to leave it there, then gave him a courtesy ride to his work before warning him not to drive until he’d cleared up the issue.
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At 2:43 a.m. Sept. 10 on the 3500 bock of East Lake Sammamish Shore Lane Northeast, a police officer found a man sitting in the passenger seat of a car. The headlights were on, and the man was the only occupant. He said a friend had been driving them home, but the friend decided he was too drunk to drive, pulled over and left on foot. The man, who was also drunk, insisted he wasn’t driving.
Police found the man had an outstanding misdemeanor warrant out for his arrest. The officer allowed him to call his roommate, who came to pick up the car.
u Police arrested a man at about 4 p.m. Sept. 6 on the 22200 block of Northeast 25th Way. He had been selling windows door-to-door. While the officer was explaining the city’s policy about salesmen, it turned out there was an outstanding warrant for a DUI from 2008 in Medina. The officer arrested the man and took him to jail, since the Medina Police had only one officer on duty and could not come to pick him up.
u A similar incident happened on the 4300 block of 232nd Court Southeast. When the officer contacted a pair of men for selling door-to-door, they found one had an outstanding felony warrant for assault from Pierce County. He was taken to King County Jail.
Police had a vehicle impounded after it was parked on the 2400 block of East Lake Sammamish Place Southeast. The car was parked in such a way as to block a lane of traffic. It was a 1995 Ford F-150 truck, painted primer orange with gray spots. Its license plates had expired July 31.
Between 2:30 and 4:39 p.m. Sept. 11, a woman was home on the 21100 block of Southeast 27th Street. She had been on her laptop and went upstairs to rest. She heard the doorbell ring several times but ignored it. Shortly after, she heard the front door slam. She thought it was her husband. After a few minutes, he didn’t come upstairs so she went to check and found the laptop missing.
When the police officer arrived, he found a box under an open window and theorized that is how the suspect got into the house. The only thing taken was the laptop, worth about $500. Police were able to obtain fingerprints.
A police officer went to a home on the 4100 block of East Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast after a report of vandalism between 4:05 and 4:10 p.m. Sept. 11. A white work van, spotted by a neighbor, had repeatedly smashed into the house. In addition, a post and been used to smash some windows before it was thrown through one of them. The damage was estimated at between $5,000 and $6,000.
A man came to the Sammamish Police station to report his home made gas-powered mini bike had gone missing. He last saw it Aug. 31 at his home on the 1100 block of East Lake Sammamish Parkway Northeast. He noticed it gone Sept. 1 and reported it missing Sept. 12.
A police officer contacted a man at 4:22 p.m. Sept. 3. He’d seen the man the day before selling magazine subscriptions and warned him he would need a license to do that in Sammamish. The man said he had no way of getting in contact with his boss, who had the permits. Door-to-door salesmen in Sammamish must each have their own permit. The man also could not contact his driver. He had no identification on him.
Police arrested the man and suddenly, the man remembered his boss’s phone number. The number rang on the east coast where the boss said he’d contact the driver, but no driver came. Police arrested the man, and question his reported identity.
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Police stopped a pair of men at 2:43 p.m. Sept 11 near the corner of Southeast 20th Street and 240th Avenue Southeast. The men were selling cleaning supplies door-to-door. One of the two men actually had a permit. Police told the other man he would need one also. The men’s boss came and said he would get permits for everyone.
At 7:10 a.m. Sept. 12, a police officer shot an injured deer in the head. The animal was caught in a detention pond on the 24400 block of East Main Drive and was unable to stand up under its own power.
A truck was parked at a home under construction on the 4600 block of 231st place Southeast at 1:10 a.m. Sept. 10. The driver pulled away as police arrived. The officer later stopped the vehicle and noticed some cedar roofing shingles sitting in the car. The officer asked the driver if the shingles came from the home, and the man said no. The officer than said his partner would be going to see if there were similar shingles at the home site. The man then said he had taken the shingles. The officer placed him under arrest.
Police responded after a stereo was taken from a truck parked in front of a home on the 1700 block of East Lake Sammamish Place Southeast. The $800 stereo was removed carefully with wire cutters, while a set of golf clubs was left. As a result, police believe the stereo was specifically targeted.
Items in the Police Blotter come from Sammamish Police reports.