May 21, 2014
A Sammamish man reported someone broke into his home on the 3000 block of 230th Place Northeast between 8:15 a.m. and 4 p.m. May 9. Missing were alcohol, cash, computer equipment, a backpack and some paperwork worth at least $230.The door to the home may have been left unlocked.
A Sammamish resident reported someone entered an unlocked shed on the 2600 block of 226th Avenue Southeast and took mountain bikes and a lacrosse net.
Not welcome here anymore
Three teens were removed from a longtime abandoned property on the 19900 block of Northeast 29th Lane at about 4:40 p.m. May 10. The house was built in 2008, but the owner never moved in and the bank took ownership of it. Since then, police say its become a popular spot for teens and adults. Recently, a man bought the home from the bank and plans to move in.
When he arrived at the home, he found a teen in there. The boy said he was there with two friends. The police gave the boy a trespass warning and sent notices to the other two. Later in the evening, a different pair of teens came to the house. They were also told to leave and not return.
A member of the Palomino ant Redford Ranch HOA reported someone had taken a sign that said “No VCC Parking” between May 6 and 8.
Close it and lock it
A Sammamish resident reported May 7 that someone entered their open garage on the 19800 block of Southeast 32nd Street, and then their unlocked car and took items from the vehicle.
A Sammamish woman found a bike lying on her front lawn on the 4600 block of 229th Place Southeast May 8. After two days it was still there, so she contacted police who came and picked it up.
Maybe attempted break-in
Police responded to a home on the 200 block of 259th Avenue Northeast May 5. A homeowner there pointed out missing paint and pry marks that could indicate someone had tried to break in to the house within the past month. There was nothing missing from the home.
Found your phone
A Sammamish man turned in an iPhone he found at a park near the 2100 block of 279th Drive Southeast.
Police could not locate the owner and placed the phone into evidence.
Police responded at 12:10 p.m. May 4 when staff from Good Samaritan Episcopal Church reported someone cut open a padlock to an exterior tool shed and took a lawnmower and leaf blower.
A real estate agent reported at 11:08 a.m. May 5 that someone had smashed the window at a back door of a home on the 19900 block of Northeast 39th Lane. The home is for sale.
Items in the Police Blotter come from Sammamish Police reports.