Friday, April 22
Burglary: A Sammamish woman living on 269th Court Southeast contacted police after she returned home in the afternoon and noticed that her children’s bedrooms had been ransacked. She immediately exited the house and called 911. The only item believed to be missing was an iPod Touch. The rear door to the garage was unlocked, as was the door leading from the garage to the house. The woman also said that some of her son’s friends knew the keypad code to get into the house.
Monday, April 25
Juvenile disturbance: Police arrested a 15-year-old Sammamish teen living on 222nd Avenue Northeast after he got into a physical altercation with his mother. The two had been arguing about his problems at school and his refusal to go to school. The mother reported that her son yelled at her, tried to intimidate her and eventually spit on her. When she went for the phone to contact police, her son grabbed her by the shoulders. She escaped from his grasp, grabbed her cell phone and locked herself in an upstairs bathroom. When police arrived the mother explained that her son had a history of getting violent if he didn’t get his way. Police arrested the teen and forwarded the case for charges of interfering with a domestic violence call and assault in the fourth degree.
Tuesday, April 26
Driving while license revoked: Police arrested a 35-year-old man for driving while his license was revoked. He was spotted driving his car suspiciously near Southeast Duthie Hill Road and Trossachs Boulevard Southeast. Police made a routing check of the vehicle and discovered that the driver’s license had been suspended for unpaid tickets.
Wednesday, April 27
Driving while license revoked: Sammamish police arrested a 43-year-old woman for driving while her license was revoked after she was pulled over for speeding (32 mph in a 20-mph zone) on 228th Avenue Southeast.
Larceny: Residents living on 208th Avenue Southeast contacted police after they discovered that several plants in their yard had been ripped out of the ground while they were on vacation. A nearly five-foot tall pine tree was also ripped out.
Business license violation: Sammamish police were dispatched to a residence in the 21600 block of Southeast 32nd Place after residents reported encountering an aggressive solicitor. The solicitor was selling carpet cleaning services and reportedly wouldn’t take no for an answer. When police contacted the solicitor they asked to see his identification and peddler’s license. The solicitor said that his supervisor has the peddler’s license. Police contacted the supervisor, who then produced a state business license but no Sammamish peddler’s license. The supervisor was advised that he needed to acquire the proper license for his company.
Thursday, April 28
Accident/Injury: A local man was transported to Overlake Hospital Medical Center following a two-car collision in the 21100 block of Northeast Inglewood Hill Road.
Fraud: A Sammamish resident living on 231st Avenue Northeast contacted police after discovering several fraudulent charges totaling $190 on his bank account. The man has all three cards associated with the account in his possession and has no idea how his bank information was compromised.
Friday, April 29
Assault: Sammamish police arrested a 28-year-old man living on 198th Place Southeast after he hit his pregnant girlfriend in the forehead during an argument. The man had been drinking before he hit her with the heel of his hand.
Vandalism: Residents on 224th Place Northeast contacted police after discovering a small hole in one of their front windows. They believe a BB or small rock may have caused the hole.
Vandalism: Residents on 231st Lane Southeast contacted police after discovering the word “Sex” scratched across the rear door of their SUV. The letters were about four inches high and had been scratched into the paint with a key or some other sharp object.
Saturday, April 30
Illegal dumping: A Sammamish resident living on 204th Avenue Northeast contacted police after someone dumped a white sofa over their fence and into their backyard. The residents reported having seen the sofa before in front of a house that was for sale nearby. During their investigation, police noticed part of a white sectional sofa in a nearby driveway. They contacted the residents, who were having a yard sale, and asked if they were missing part of the sofa. The residents then realized the missing sofa and said they would pick it up.