Police Blotter

April 15, 2014

Scammer gets graphic

A Sammamish woman reported on March 31 that she had been getting phone calls over the past two months, which she recognized to be a scam. On the last call, when she told the caller to stop calling back, he began making graphic sexual comments until she hung up.

 

Public laundry

A Sammamish woman reported finding a laundry basket and some torn and tattered blankets at a retention pond near the 1400 block of 225th Place Northeast March 31. Police examined the blankets, which were soaked through and moldy on a warm, sunny day. The officer threw the blankets out.

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Police Blotter April 9

April 9, 2014

DUI

At about 10:25 p.m. March 20, police noticed a woman driving erratically on Issaquah-Pine Lake Road. The officers followed the vehicle until the 23500 block of Northeast Eighth Street and then pulled her over. She admitted to drinking earlier in the evening, and failed field sobriety tests. Police took her back to the station where she blew a .157 on a Breathalyzer, above the legal limit of .08. Read more

Police Blotter April 2

April 2, 2014

Stolen vehicle

A Sammamish man reported his car was stolen from near the intersection of 208th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 15th Street overnight between March 21 and 22. The unlocked vehicle had the keys left inside it. Police believe the theft is related to a pair of car prowls nearby at roughly the same time. Read more

Police Blotter March 26

March 27, 2014

Car prowls

u A Sammamish resident reported that sometime between midnight and 6 a.m. March 17, someone broke into his unlocked vehicle on the 1300 block of 212th Avenue Northeast, smoked a cigarette and took about $65 worth of cash and other items. Read more

Police blotter March 12

March 12, 2014

Identity theft

A Sammamish woman reported that someone had been using her work credit card, and attempted to open credit card accounts in her name between Feb. 22 and 28.

Someone also tried to have her mail delivered to a post office in Stockton, Calif. The woman does not know how her information was compromised. Read more

Police Blotter March 5

March 5, 2014

Mysterious

stranger

A Sammamish man reported that a strange woman had wandered into his house on the 22900 block of Northeast 27th Street while his house cleaner was there at about 11 a.m. Feb. 21. The house cleaner reported that the woman walked in and said she had forgotten something. The house cleaner, who thought it was the man’s wife, watched as the woman went first to the master bathroom medicine cabinet and then to the night stand. She said “I can’t find it,” and left without taking anything. The woman was described as white 5-feet-8 inches, 160 pounds with shoulder length brown hair in her mid-30’s wearing tight jeans and a green sweatshirt.

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Police blotter Feb. 26

February 26, 2014

DUI

A police officer spotted a car driving 54 mph in a 35 mph zone at about 2:45 a.m. Feb. 16. The officer contacted the driver, a 17-year-old girl, and found the car smelled of alcohol. She agreed to a portable Breathalyzer test and blew a .065. While the legal limit for adults is .08, she is under 21. As a result, the officer is recommending she be charged with being a minor operating a vehicle under the influence. Read more

Police blotter Feb. 19

February 19, 2014

Domestic

disturbance

A Sammamish couple who lives together got into a fight the evening of Feb. 8 and police came to sort things out. The pregnant female held a knife to her stomach, but the male thought it was just an attempt to get attention and ignored it.

She then chased him around with said knife. He did not feel she was actually threatening him. She went to her mother’s house to cool off. Read more

Police blotter Feb. 12

February 13, 2014

Mad kung fu skills

At about 2:15 a.m. Feb. 1, a police officer noticed a vehicle going 53 mph in a 45 mpg zone. He pulled the car over and noticed the smell of intoxicants. The driver, who is 20 submitted to a portable breath test and blew a .06, which would be OK if he were 21, but isn’t since he’s a minor. Once back at the station, he refused to take more breath tests. Read more

Police blotter Feb. 5

February 5, 2014

Fraud

A Sammamish woman said she’d gotten a call that someone in another state had used her personal information to open two accounts in her name between Dec. 29, 2013 and Jan. 21, 2014. She does not know how her information was compromised. Read more

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