July 8, 2014
Sammamish police responded to the upstairs portion of City Hall at 4 p.m. June 27 when deputies in the King County Sheriff’s Office based in Sammamish found a rifle.
The weapon was not tagged and had no clear owner information. It appeared to broken. The Sammamish officer took it to the Woodinville substation upon orders from his captain. Read more
July 2, 2014
Police responded to the 22900 block of Southeast 42nd Court at about 5:22 p.m. June 22 to the report of a mail theft. The officer found the door had been pried off of an outgoing mailbox. Read more
June 26, 2014
Police responded when a Sammamish boy reported he was shot in the eye by another boy with a slingshot June 7. It appears the incident was an accident, and the boy who was hit does not wish to pursue prosecution.
June 18, 2014
It’s a fish wrapper, not a fire starter
Police responded when a man on the 1400 block of 233rd Avenue Southeast called to report someone had started a fire in his garbage can at about 10:05 p.m. June 6. When police arrived, the officer found a rolled up newspaper lying on the bottom of the can. The man said he’d noticed six juvenile males attempting to start a fire in the can. The newspaper was partially blackened, but had not caught fire. Police searched the area but did not turn up anything. Read more
June 11, 2014
Ring and run
At about 11 p.m. May 23, three boys rang the doorbell of a man on the 1300 block of 270th Way Southeast and ran off.
The man chased the boys in his car and caught up to them a few blocks later. Accounts differ at that point. Read more
June 4, 2014
Police responded after neighbors got into a tiff at about 8:36 p.m. May 22. A woman needs to drive past the house of a couple to get to her house. As she did so, she flipped off the couple. The couple chased after her and they all began shouting. The woman produced pepper spray and sprayed the car of the couple. Then, after some more shouting, the couple left. Read more
May 29, 2014
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. Read more
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. Read more
May 14, 2014
Hit and run fixed
A woman reported that someone had hit her car while it was in a parking lot on the 600 block of 228th Avenue Northeast around 3:30 p.m. April 25. A group of boys was able to describe the vehicle. About 10 minutes later, the 19-year-old driver returned to the scene with his mother. He explained how he had accidentally hit the car, was scared and didn’t know what to do. The officer recommends not charging him with hit-and-run since he returned to the scene to take responsibility for his actions. Read more
May 7, 2014
New: May 7, 11:01 a.m.
Up to no good
A Sammamish police officer spotted a group of seven boys near a gas station on 228th Avenue Northeast at about 6:30 p.m. April 19. One of the boys reached up and grabbed a tree branch, and two others grabbed his legs and pulled down on him. The officer drove over and the boys stopped. He allowed the four boys who weren’t doing anything to the tree to go. The parents of the others came and picked up their sons, assuring the officer they would deal with it at home. There did not appear to be any damage to the tree. Read more