Police & Fire

January 27, 2015

Not hunting season

Police said they are investigating whether or not a resident in the 1500 block of 238th Avenue Southeast hired a bowman to destroy several deer on the resident’s property. The suspect could face unspecified charges, possibly including animal cruelty. Police reported the incident on Jan. 8.

Trail dispute

Police said an angry homeowner may have threatened county workers or contractors who are doing construction on the East Lake Sammamish Trail. According to police reports, the unidentified resident told workers “something bad was going to happen.” The incident was reported at about 1 p.m. Jan. 14. Police reports did not say what sparked the alleged confrontation. Read more

Police blotter

January 20, 2015


  • Persons unknown removed a window screen, and then slid open the window to gain entry to a home in the 2700 block of Southeast 30th Street. Reports did not say what was stolen during the incident, which was reported at about 7:30 a.m. Jan. 5.
  • A second burglary was reported Jan. 6, when someone made off with sterling silver and stainless steel dinnerware sets from a home in the 2100 block of 219th Place. Police said there was no forced entry into the home during the incident that was reported at about 11:30 a.m.
  • A third incident took place Jan. 10 and was reported at about 10:50 a.m. Reports said guns were stolen during the incident that took place at the Bordeaux Condominiums on 240th Way Southeast.

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Police blotter — week of Jan. 14, 2015

January 13, 2015

Someone used a back window to enter a home on 243rd Place Southeast. Reports did not state what was stolen. The incident was reported at about 3:30 p.m. Dec. 25.

Snatch and run
Three persons ran out of the QFC supermarket, 2902 228th Ave. S.E., with two baskets of liquor, the value of which was not mentioned in police reports. Reports did say police have a partial description of the suspects. The incident happened at 4:20 p.m. Dec. 27. Read more

Police blotter — week of Jan. 7, 2015

January 6, 2015

Car break-ins

• Reports did not list what was stolen, but someone broke into cars in a residential driveway in the 800 block of 198th Place Southeast on Dec. 17. The cars were not locked.

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Police blotter — week of Dec. 31, 2014

December 31, 2014

Tougher than they thought

A thief or thieves found it was harder than they presumably expected to make off with a backhoe from a construction site in the 21300 block of Southeast 20th Street. Police reports said the would-be perpetrators tried to load the backhoe onto a flatbed truck but apparently were unable to. The backhoe and truck were abandoned. Police confiscated a video surveillance tape and some gloves. The incident was reported early Dec. 11.

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Police blotter — week of Dec. 24, 2014

December 23, 2014


A generator and a pump were stolen Dec. 8 from a construction site in the 1900 block of 228th Avenue Southeast. The incident was reported at 8 a.m. that morning. Read more

Police blotter — week of Dec. 17, 2014

December 16, 2014

Mail snatched

A resident reported their locked mailbox had been broken into while they were on vacation around the Thanksgiving holiday. The theft took place in the 4200 block of Peregrine Point Way and was reported Nov. 29. Read more

Police blotter

December 9, 2014

Drunken driving arrest

A patrol officer driving on 228th Avenue Southeast near Southeast 20th Street at about 4:40 a.m. Nov. 15 observed a vehicle traveling at 20 mph in a 40 mph zone. The driver then went through a red light. The male driver had bloodshot eyes and smelled of intoxicants. An officer attempted to conduct field sobriety tests, but was unable to because of the man’s limited English skills. The man took a Breathalyzer test, and registered at .163 percent, above the legal limit of .08 percent. He was arrested and charged with driving under the influence. Read more

Police blotter — week of Nov. 26

November 25, 2014

Man with knife

Police were called Nov. 8 to the 25000 block of Southeast 32nd Street, in the vicinity of Beaver Lake Middle School, after a pickup reportedly crashed into a ditch. Witnesses said the driver was sitting inside the truck with a knife. When officers arrived, the man was in the middle of the road waving the knife around. He complied with officers’ demands to surrender. Police believe he was hallucinating, and he didn’t appear to have any physical injuries consistent with a vehicle collision. He was transported to Swedish Issaquah for a mental health evaluation. Read more

Police blotter — week of Nov. 19

November 18, 2014

Taking a nap

Police were dispatched to a condominium complex in the 400 block of 241st Lane Southeast to deal with a trespassing case Nov. 3. A man was found sleeping in the hot tub area. The man, who is homeless, has been warned several times about trespassing. Police found him sleeping on chairs, covered by a blanket and surrounded by several bottles of alcohol. All had been opened and partially consumed. Police told the man he is not welcome at the facility, whether or not a resident invited him. He signed a trespass warning letter and left the property.

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