Saturday, Dec. 3
Hit and Run, Unoccupied: A man living on Northeast 38th Court contacted police after he discovered that someone had hit the driver’s side of his vehicle while it was parked on the side of the road overnight. There was a dent along the driver’s side and the driver’s side mirror was pushed forward. No paint transferred over from the other vehicle.
Monday, Dec. 5
DUI: Police arrested a 25-year-old Sammamish man for suspicion of drunk driving after he was pulled over for speeding (55 mph in a 35 mph zone) and erratic driving near Northeast 8th Street and 228th Avenue Northeast. The man had been closely following another speeding car when police pulled him over.
When police contacted the driver they smelled intoxicants and observed he had watery eyes. When police told the driver he had been pulled over for speeding he said that he had only been following his wife. He also pleaded with the police to not give him a speeding ticket because he was in the process of trying to become a police officer. Police also told the driver that they suspected that he had been drinking. The driver initially denied drinking but then changed his story and admitted that he’d had one drink earlier.
The driver declined to give a breath sample but did volunteer for field sobriety tests, which he failed. The driver was placed under arrest and transported to the Sammamish substation. The man later consented to a Breathalyzer test and blew a .113/.106. He was later released to his wife.
Fraud: A woman living on Southeast 24th Way contacted police after she discovered several fraudulent charges on her Home Depot account. The three charges were for $404.06, $314.46, and $250.78.
Tuesday, Dec. 6
Larceny: Police were dispatched to the Waterbrook neighborhood after it was discovered that someone had removed approximately $500 worth of copper roofing material from the monument at the entrance to the development.
Wednesday, Dec. 7
Reckless Driving: Police arrested a 51-year-old Sammamish woman for reckless driving after she was pulled over for speeding (40 mph in a 25 mph zone) and activating her high beams.
When police contacted the driver and asked why she had turned her high beams on she responded by saying that the police had theirs on and they had hurt her eyes. Police explained that they’d had their fog lights on because of the heavy fog. At this point the police called for backup because the woman was agitated and argumentative.
Police issued the woman a notice of infraction and released her. Upset, the woman revved her engine and peeled out. Police pursued her and stopped her a second time. The driver then angrily confronted the police, saying, “So why are you pulling me over now?” The woman was taken into custody and placed in the squad car.
When police spoke with the woman she admitted that she was going through some very stressful circumstances. Police cited the woman and released her at the scene.
Marijuana Possession: Police arrested an 18-year-old Sammamish man for marijuana possession after he was caught trying to run away with a group youths suspected of smoking marijuana behind the store. When questioned the man said that he hadn’t been behind the . Police stated that they didn’t believe him and arrested him for making false statements, and possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Fraud: A woman living on 211th Avenue Northeast contacted police after she discovered a $500 withdrawal from her bank account that she had not made. The $500 had been transferred from the woman’s BECU account to a USAA account in Texas.
Driving While License Revoked: Police arrested a 33-year-old Sammamish man for driving with a suspended license after a routine check of his vehicle’s license plate revealed that the registered owner’s license had been revoked. Police pulled the vehicle over and took the driver into custody, then later released him at the scene.
Larceny: Police arrested a pair of Issaquah teenagers after they were caught shoplifting from . Each had tried to steal a pair of headphones and were told that Bartell’s would pursue charges because the items were valued at over $20.
Thursday, Dec. 8
Theft, Other Vehicle: A man living on Southeast 19th Street contacted police after a 16-foot long enclosed trailer was stolen from in front of his home. The trailer belonged to the contractors performing a remodel at the man’s home and contained between $18,000 and $20,000 in power tools.
Friday, Dec. 9
Trespass: Police trespassed five males between the ages of 16 and 18 from the Knolls Apartments after they were caught smoking marijuana in a nearby wooded area. Police also recovered three glass smoking pipes, two water bongs, one homemade smoking device, a grinder and 8.4 grams of marijuana.
Larceny: A man living on Northeast 24th Place contacted police after he discovered that an amateur radio head, handheld scanner and miscellaneous CDs had been stolen from his unlocked car overnight.
Larceny: An student contacted police after his backpack was stolen from outside a bathroom stall. Aside from school supplies, the backpack contained a wallet with an ATM card, a Social Security card, and $280 cash.