Police blotter April 23
April 23, 2014
No mail today
A resident on the 5100 block of 190th Place Northeast. reported a case of vandalism at about 7:30 p.m. April 13. A community mailbox was damaged, possibly by a vehicle striking it.
The mailbox, which is set in concrete, was knocked off its base and hurled 8-10 feet. The estimated damage is $1,800. Police are searching for suspects.
On April 8, an officer stopped a vehicle traveling directly in front of his patrol car on the 22100 block of Sahalee Way Northeast.
After making contact with the female driver and running the license plate, the officer discovered she had an active arrest warrant in Aberdeen, Wash., for violating an anti-harassment order. However, the warrant was non-extraditable, and the driver was advised to contact police in Aberdeen to deal with the situation.
Police were dispatched at 2:20 p.m. April 9 to an apartment building on the 22600 block of Northeast Inglewood Hill Road. An anonymous caller reported three dogs, including two pit bulls, were fighting in the parking lot, and that two people were trying to break up the fight.
Officers reported one of the dog’s owners had blood on her hands and clothes, and that one of the dogs bit her, although she wasn’t sure which one. Another dog was reported missing after the fight; police found it nearby but lost it when ran into a wooded area.
Child restrained and hospitalized
Police went to a Sammamish residence April 9 to deal with a reportedly “out of control” 5-year-old who was being restrained by his foster mother. Officers witnessed the child hitting, biting and throwing items around the house. The child was reportedly diagnosed with attention-deficit disorder and has a history of mental health-related issues. Police told the foster mother she could request an ambulance, and the child was taken to Seattle Children’s Hospital for observation. Child Protective Services were aware of the situation.
Police responded to a vehicle prowl on the 1800 block of 220th Place Northeast. on the morning of April 6. A male resident told the officer he’d locked up his white Chevy van the previous afternoon, and didn’t notice the side and back doors were open until that morning. He reported several hand tools and power tools, with an estimated value of $2,000, were missing. No fingerprints were recovered from the scene.
Vehicle swiped from apartment
A man reported his father’s vehicle, which he has permission to use, was stolen from the parking lot of an apartment complex on the 22600 block of Northeast. Inglewood Hill Road. The man said he was out of town between April 2 and 8, and didn’t notice the car was missing until late on the night of April 9. The missing vehicle is a brown, 1992 Honda Accord with Washington license plate No. ABW9552.
Woman attempts pill overdose
A 39-year-old woman called 911 on April 11 to report that she was attempting suicide by taking 100 Trazadone pills. An officer responded, along with Eastside Fire & Rescue personnel, and found the woman in her bed. She was pale and lethargic, and said she had vomited recently. The woman was reportedly dealing with depression, and the officer had her involuntarily committed for a mental health evaluation.
DUI suspect arrested
An officer driving northbound on 228th Avenue Southeast at about 12:40 a.m. April 12 witnessed a vehicle traveling at 50 mph in a 40-mph zone. The officer stopped the vehicle and determined the driver had an active warrant for DUI. The driver was arrested and booked into the Issaquah jail for the warrant, and was issued a speeding ticket.
House party problems
Police were dispatched to a home on the 23400 block of Northeast 28th Place at 7:30 a.m. April 12 after a neighbor complained of finding beer cans in his yard. The neighbor said the adjacent home has been the site of several recent parties, which have occurred while the owners are away. An officer responded but couldn’t get the occupants to talk to him. He checked the license plates of two vehicles, and found there was a lengthy history for two young men associated with the home, but couldn’t reach their parents.
A resident called police to the 3300 block of 262nd Avenue Southeast at about 9:35 a.m. April 12 to report a vehicle theft. The female resident said she had parked her 2005 silver Toyota Corolla in the driveway at 7:30 p.m. the previous night, and it was gone the following morning. The woman said both keys to the vehicle were in her possession. Police didn’t find any evidence around the driveway to determine how the car was stolen, and there was no immediate suspect information. The vehicle has Washington plates, No. AIY4462.
Suspicious event results in arrest
At about 10:45 a.m. April 13, police were dispatched to a report of suspicious circumstances. A resident reported an unknown woman had knocked on her door and claimed to be there to pick up an item advertised on Craigslist. The woman acted strangely, and left in a Mercedes station wagon driven by a man. While traveling to the location, an officer saw the suspect’s vehicle and stopped it on Southeast 228th Avenue. The driver was arrested for having an active misdemeanor warrant in Renton. He and the female passenger said they’d gone to the home to buy an iPad, but determined it was the wrong address.
Items in the Police Blotter come from Sammamish Police reports.