May 15, 2013
Police responded to a home on the 1500 block of East Lake Sammamish Parkway Northeast when the woman who lives there reported missing items.
The woman, who said she is married under Islamic law, but not under U.S. law, has split up from her husband. She was out of town from April 8 to April 24 and says that when she returned, she found items missing from the home. Read more
May 7, 2013
Where did it go?
A woman on the 2400 block of 209th Place Northeast called police at 1:11 p.m. April 25 to report her Rolex watch was missing. She said she last saw the watch about the first week of March. She does not suspect anyone of taking it and concedes the watch, worth $9,790, may simply be lost in her house. Read more
May 1, 2013
not be slowed
A man on the 20800 block of Northeast 42nd Street called police to report someone had damaged a sign he put near the road between 2 and 4:26 p.m. April 16. The man said he had children who play outside, so he put up the sign to ask driver’s to be cautious.
Someone had come and broken the sign to bits. He said it appeared someone had run it over with a vehicle. The man asked for more officers in the area looking out for speeders. Police have no suspects. Read more
April 25, 2013
Duel, Sammamish style
While driving from Redmond on state Route 202 around 11 a.m. April 10, a man in a Subaru Impreza reported that another driver, in a 2002 Nissan Pathfinder, threw an “unknown missile” at his car, leaving two dents where there were not any before.
The confrontation began after the driver of the pathfinder, who had a scar next to his left eye, threw a lit cigarette out of his car, hitting the Impreza. Read more
April 17, 2013
An employee of Samantha Smith Elementary School called at 3:22 p.m. April 4 to report someone had taken a bike from school grounds sometime during the school day. A student had parked the bike next to the school but left it unlocked. The parents estimate the bike cost $100. Police have no suspects. Read more
April 10, 2013
A Sammamish woman called police at 7:46 p.m. March 29 to report she’d taken a bottle of Benadryl and drank a fifth of vodka in an attempt at suicide. She said she’d done something similar before. Police responded to her home, followed by and aid car from Eastside Fire & Rescue.
The woman was transported to Overlake Hospital. Read more
April 3, 2013
At about 2:10 a.m. March 22, police noticed a car driving 55 mph in a 40 mph zone in the 2200 block of 228th Avenue. The officer pulled the vehicle over near the intersection of Southeast 43rd Street and Providence Point Way.
The driver was a South Korean man visiting the U.S. on business. At first, he denied drinking but then admitted to having had a single beer. Police did not perform a field sobriety test due to a language barrier, but the man returned a .091 on a portable breath test, above the .08 legal limit. Read more
March 28, 2013
Blast from the past
A married man has been getting phone calls from a woman he dated about 23 years ago in California.
The woman has been making odd statements about his past and sent the man’s wife a letter accusing him of having had inappropriate relations with her during her formative years. Read more
March 20, 2013
DUI, but not five
At about 8:24 p.m. March 9, police noticed a car swerving on 244th Avenue Northeast. When officers pulled the car over, the driver said “I screwed up, I have a warrant.” Police found the driver did have two outstanding warrants for DUI. Officers called in another officer who is a specialist in dealing with DUI cases. Read more
March 13, 2013
At about 12:01 p.m. Feb. 28, police found an Eastlake student in his car on the 22800 block of Northeast Street filling the bowl of a bong.
The officer believed the student was filling it with marijuana. The student, who said he was on a lunch break, disposed of the material he’d already placed in the bowl. Read more