Sammamish Police Blotter: Vandals Leave Calling Card, Yard Lamp Stolen, and a Driver Tore up a Snowy Field

The following information was supplied by the Sammamish Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

Thursday, Jan. 19

Vandalism: Police detained a 20-year-old Sammamish man after he drove onto property belonging to the Deerfield Park Homeowner’s Association and attempted to do donuts in a snowy field. The man’s truck became stuck in the snow and mud on the field after he had done substantial damage.

Monday, Jan. 23

Accident/Non-Injury: A 45-year-old Sammamish man was arrested after he caused a two-car accident on Northeast Inglewood Hill Road and East Lake Sammamish Parkway and was found to have a suspended license.

Wednesday, Jan. 25

Reckless Driving: Police pulled over a 16-year-old after he was spotted driving at approximately 70 to 80 m.p.h in a 35 m.p.h. zone on Southeast 24th Street. After speaking with the 16-year-old’s mother, all parties involved agreed to let the driver go if he re-attended driver’s education and relinquished his car until the training was complete.

Larceny: A man living on 204th Lane Northeast contacted police after he discovered that someone had stolen a yard lamp from his front yard. The man had video that showed a car pull up and then a passenger get out and cut the lamp’s electrical wiring.

Thursday, Jan. 26

Vandalism: A man living on 234th Place Southeast contacted police after he discovered that someone had thrown a large rock approximately 1 foot in diameter through his car’s rear window. A second, smaller rock was also found at the scene, this one panted a glittery purple and with a smirking face. The man asked his son if he knew who might have vandalized the car and the son said that he had been having problems with a coupe of other kids at Eastlake High School who may have done it.

Controlled Substance Violation: Police disposed of 1.5 grams of marijuana taken from a man’s car after he was pulled over for speeding (50 m.p.h. in a 35 m.p.h. zone) on East Lake Sammamish Parkway. The man said that he had a prescription for the marijuana but police found that it had expired. The man was cited for speeding and released.

Violation of Court Orders: Police arrested a 42-year-old man after he violated a protection order.

Saturday, Jan. 28

Driving While License Revoked: Police arrested a 20-year-old Issaquah man after he was stopped for speeding (53 m.p.h. in a 35 m.p.h. zone) on the Issaquah-Pine Lake Road and found to have a suspended license.

Burglary: A man living on Northeast 6th Street contacted police after he returned home from a business trip and found that a rear door leading into his garage had been kicked in. The man investigated and found that nothing had been stolen. The only damage was to the door.

Sunday, Jan. 29

Assault: Police arrested a 40-year-old Sammamish woman after she assaulted her ex-husband and his girlfriend at their home. The woman was dropping off the son she shares custody of with her ex-husband.


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