Police blotter

May 29, 2014

By Staff

Two Sammamish women reported someone broke open each of their locking mailboxes on the 20900 block of Southeast 42nd Street between 1:30 p.m. May 8 and 1:30 p.m. May 9.

Cleaning business gets dirty
A woman who owns a cleaning business said her former boss was harassing her while she was in a house on the 4200 block of East Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast between 8:15 and 11:30 a.m. May 9. The woman had worked for a different woman before striking out into business for herself. She took some clients with her, angering her former boss. The former boss was reported to sit in her car in front of the house while the woman was cleaning. She would photograph the woman and mouth obscenities at her. The former boss never issued any formal threats, but the cleaning woman said the behavior was unusual and wanted it documented. Police advised her to obtain an anti-harassment order from the courts.

Burglary attempt
The property manager at the Knolls at Inglewood Hill apartment complex reported someone tried to enter her office sometime overnight between May 12 and 13. Screens were pried off, but it does not seem anyone gained entry.

Car prowls
A Sammamish man reported someone entered his unlocked vehicle on the 20500 block of Northeast 35th Place overnight between May 12 and 13. He said sunglasses were missing.
A woman reported someone broke into her unlocked vehicle on the 4300 block of 201st Avenue Northeast overnight between May 14 and 15 and took her daughter’s phone.

Let them off easy
A police officer saw a group of juveniles on the dock at Sammamish Landing Park at 6:17 p.m. May 14. One of them seemed to have dumped something in the lake as the officer was approaching them. The area smelled of alcohol and a nearby cooler contained beer. None of the teens was willing to claim ownership, so the officer threatened to begin processing them all for minor in possession. One of the juveniles eventually said it was his. The officer talked to the teenager who apologized for having lied initially. The officer could not determine who had actually been the one he saw dumping a can in the lake, so he warned the juveniles and tossed the beer in a dumpster.

Dish theft
A Sammamish woman reported that a box full of dishes and other items was delivered to her house on the 2100 block of 279th Drive Southeast and was stolen. According to records, the delivery company dropped the package off April 3.

Items in the Police Blotter come from Sammamish Police reports.

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