Police arrested a 55-year-old Sammamish man Aug. 3 after he allegedly hit an 11-year-old boy in the back of the thigh with a baseball bat.
A group of boys playing baseball in a driveway in the 400 block of 210th Place Southeast allegedly watched another group of boys “ding, dong, ditch” a residence.
The door-bell ringing upset the home owner, who came out, allegedly picked up the bat and hit one of the baseball players, grabbing his arm and asking “did you do this?” The boys denied the ringing the doorbell. The man then asked who did it if they didn’t. The boys pointed to a nearby wooded area.
The man, who said his doorbell rang three times within the hour, admitted what he did was terrible. He said he apologized multiple times, but refused to give a written statement.
Sammamish officers clocked a vehicle going 107 mph on 228th Avenue Southeast shortly after 6 a.m. on Aug. 10. Officers tracked a tan Honda CRV to an apartment complex before losing it.
Another officer on his way to work, spotted the vehicle going the opposite direction at Southeast 56th Street and East Lake Sammamish Parkway. He followed the SUV at speeds of 90 mph on the parkway, until it went into the roundabout and up Southeast 43rd and back on to 228th.
Police eventually called off the chase after conditions were ruled unsafe.
Police report seeing a single occupant, but were unable to get a license plate number.
A Sammamish woman called police Aug. 10 to report workers were posting stakes and ribbon on a property she said the city recently issued a stop work order on.
Officers arrived at the property in the 1400 block of 207th Avenue Northeast and contacted the workers who said they were actually marking the property at the request of the city.
Issaquah police responded to a complaint of a loud argument Aug. 4 in the 200 block of Southwest Clark Street. When officers arrived they found two females yelling at a man who was dating them both behind their backs. The females were told to leave the area.
DRUNK & SLEEPING
A 55-year-old Sammamish man was arrested Aug. 7 after police discovered him sleeping in his vehicle outside the Sahalee neighborhood.
The man was sitting in the front seat of his car and said he was sleeping in his vehicle because he just had a fight with his father-in-law. He then told officers, “I guarantee I’m over the legal limit,” several times.
The man, who blew a .265, was arrested for physical control over a motor vehicle.
A 35-year-old Redmond woman called Sammamish police Aug. 6 after she said a person in the car behind her waved a gun out the passenger window.
The woman, who was traveling near Inglewood Hill Road and 228th Avenue Southeast, said she felt the vehicle was following her too close so she stepped on her brakes.
The jeep got close to her again and she again “tapped” her brakes. This time the passenger of the vehicle waved what she thought was a gun. Officers were unable to locate the suspects.
TEXT MESSAGE HARASSMENT
A Sammamish man called police July 30 reporting his 12-year-old son was receiving multiple harassing texts from an unknown suspect. Officers attempted to communicate with the suspect, who eventually responded with a message, “Im a responsible n productive adult not a pervert.”
Officers were unable to identify the suspect, but the parents are willing to assist in prosecution if the suspect is found.
A 91-year-old Sammamish woman called police July 30 to report a roof leak and afraid her house would flood. Officers noticed four areas where there was obvious water damage where the areas were hanging down 3 to 4 inches.
The woman, who lives in the 2400 block of 223rd Place Northeast, said she called the police because she didn’t know what else to do.
A Sammamish man called police Aug. 4 to report the theft of several items including three rifles. Thieves opened the sliding glass door to the townhouse in the 22400 block of Inglewood Hill Road and made off with the weapons, a drill set and two gaming councils.
An Issaquah man called police Aug. 3 after his 10-year-old son “accidentally” shot a bird with an airsoft gun and his neighbor in the 300 block of Shangri-La Way Northeast became upset.
The woman and her boyfriend allegedly made threats to the boy and his father.
Police responded to a call Aug. 2 of people shooting BB guns off the balcony of an apartment in the 200 block of Newport Way. Officers were unable to locate the suspects.
Police talked to the reporting party who said the person in the apartment has done this before.
A store manager called Issaquah police Aug. 2 after a customer refused to leave the store after he asked her to go.
The woman’s service dog relieved itself on the floor of the store in the 6100 block of East Lake Sammamish Parkway. Officer spoke with the woman about the mess.
GARBAGE CAN RAM
Issaquah police responded to a call Aug. 2 of woman hitting numerous garbage cans with her vehicle in the 2100 block of Northeast Katsura Street.
Officers contacted the owner of the vehicle who said she knew she hit a garbage can, but didn’t think it fell over.
Issaquah police contacted a woman in a Gilman Boulevard restaurant Aug. 2, who appeared to be a transient and was requesting a ride to North Bend so she could get her drivers license. Police offered to give her a ride to the bus stop.
The woman said she didn’t need a ride, just a pair of shoes. Officers went to the clothing bank and delivered her a pair of shoes.