The blotter consists of officers’ accounts of crimes and other incidents in the city of Issaquah. Persons arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
VANDAl SCANDAL: Police received a report of vandalism at 11:54 a.m. The vandals had defaced a residential monument on Northwest Firwood Boulevard. When police arrived, locals were cleaning the vandalism from the monument.
APRIL FOOLS ON THE 14TH: A man reported at 7:27 p.m. that his car was missing from outside Vino Bella, located in the 100 block of Front St. N. Police found the vehicle parked across the street next to Subway. Police notified the caller, who said that his wife must be playing a trick on him.
RUNAWAY SHOPPING CART: A shopping cart was reported to be blocking the roadway of Southeast 51st Place and East Lake Sammamish Parkway at 5:24 a.m.
WATER, FALL: A resident of the 200 block of NW Dogwood St. said that he was upset about his neighbors and may have dropped a case of water on the floor.
NOT A SUPER BASS: There was loud music at a birthday party in the 100 block of Newport Way SW. The bass could be heard from about 100 feet away. Police asked the party host to turn down the noise and he agreed to do so.
HAVING HIS EASTER SUNDAY BEER: At 9:01 a.m., a man was reported to be drinking beer in the playground area of the 300 block of Shangri-La Way NW.
FAUX DOUGH: A woman reported at 2:27 p.m. that she sold a purse to a subject in the parking lot of a property in the 700 block of NW Gilman Blvd. When the woman later tried to use the money she had made, she was told by a clerk that it was counterfeit. The woman took the bills to her bank in North Bend, and the bank confirmed that the money was fraudulent. The bank confiscated the bills and gave her a form to fill out.
AMBIEN DREAMS: Police responded to a disturbance reported at 10:15 p.m. in the 1000 block of Cabin Creek Lane SW. A female living in the residence had taken several sleeping pills at about 8:30 p.m. She had a bad dream and was disoriented when she woke up.
MIGHT AS WELL JUMP: People in the parking lot of the Issaquah Highlands Safeway, located in the 900 block of Northeast High Street, contacted police in person at 2:09 p.m. and requested help jumping their car, which was sitting at the Highlands Park and Ride with a dead battery. Police obtained jumper cables and helped them get the car running again.
LOOKS LIKE A MYSTERY: A woman met with Issaquah police at 7:57 p.m. in the IPD lobby, located in the 100 block of E. Sunset Way. She said that she was upset about problems not being solved, but would not tell police her name, the incident that was bothering her or where it had taken place.
WANTS TO STAY IN JAIL: An inmate of the Issaquah City Jail, located in the basement of 100 E. Sunset Way, was released from jail at 6:47 p.m., but refused to leave until he got his property from the property room.