January 7, 2014
A Stanwood man reported someone had broken into his car when it was parked at a home on the 2500 block of 231st Avenue Northeast between 7:30 and 8 a.m. Dec. 18. He said that they took a lockbox with methadone inside it.
A man on the 22500 block of Northeast 12th place called Dec. 19 to report his wife had hired a contractor to build a shed on their property in July.
They’ve paid him $30,000 but have not seen him since late September. The work is only about 20 percent done and they can not contact the contractor. He said others are having the same problem.
They also found someone, whose signature is similar to the contractor, charged about $12,000 worth of goods at Home Depot on the wife’s credit card.
A homeowner on the 3600 block of East Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast reported someone had kicked in the door to the home between 3:02 and 4:10 p.m. Dec. 18. The homeowner had not yet determined if anything was taken.
At 3:29 a.m. Dec. 15, a police officer saw a car he believed to be going above the posted speed limit near the intersection of Southeast 35th Street and 228th Avenue Southeast.
When he pulled the vehicle over, he noticed the odor of intoxicants coming from the driver. He blew a .104 on the portable breath test – above the legal limit of .08.
He later refused to give a breath sample back at the station.
A police officer arrested a woman at her home on the 1100 block of 228th Avenue Southeast at about 6:40 p.m. Dec. 20. She had an outstanding warrant from Bellevue for driving with a suspended license.
A woman called to report some packages had gone missing from her front porch on the 19700 block of Southeast 24th Way between 3 and 3:40 p.m. Dec. 20. A UPS driver had dropped the packages off and the woman’s husband, who was home, saw them.
He was unable to retrieve the packages for a while, and by the time he could, they were missing. Inside were board games and a shirt worth $160.
More missing packages
A woman on the 2900 block of 218th Avenue Southeast had some packages delivered at about 3:20 p.m. Dec. 20. She was working and unable to retrieve them. When she went to do so at about 4 p.m., they were gone. The packages contained dog food, beauty supplies and other goods worth about $110.
A man came to the Sammamish police station at 12:50 p.m. Dec. 16 to turn in some old, live ammunition he got when his father died.
A homeowner on the 21400 block of Southeast 33rd Place is having his home remodeled. Sometime between Dec. 14 and 16, someone came to the home and moved around some containers of chemicals used for the hot tub, and removed the cover for the garage door keypad. It does not appear the home was entered.
A woman called to report that her home on the 2600 block of 212th Avenue Southeast had been burglarized between 6:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Dec. 17. The intruder seems to have kicked open the back door. The homeowner said someone took camera equipment, jewelry, musical instruments and other items worth at least $980.
A woman on the 100 block of 217th Avenue Northeast called Dec. 16 to report she was missing paperwork and her Kindle. She last saw the paperwork in April and could not say when she last saw the Kindle.
A woman called to report he car was stolen from the Safeway parking lot between 4:40 and 5:05 p.m. Dec. 20. Police could find no broken glass near where she had parked.
A Sammamish couple called to report someone from New Jersey had cashed in the airline miles they earned through their credit card converted them into gift cards. The credit card company, which noticed the activity, credited them the miles back and issued new cards.
A man on the 1200 block of 240th Way Southeast was able to determine that the cell phone he bought on eBay had been stolen from someone in Racine, Wisc. Police took the phone and mailed it to a police detective there who is working on the case.
Items in the Police Blotter come from Sammamish Police reports.