The Blotter | Police reports from Issaquah

Scary customer, mail tampering, fraud, drunk and yelling, spying on the fish?

June 27

Confused man: Police were unable to locate an older man walking into traffic after three reports of the same man behaving similarly in the 700 block of Northwest Gilman Boulevard.

Suspicious and scary: Police were unable to locate a man who went into a store in the 1200 block of Northwest Maple Street, out of breath and breathing heavily. He made cackling noises and talked with customers and kids making them feel uncomfortable.

June 28

Drunk and yelling: An Issaquah woman was arrested on a warrant after walking around and yelling, in the 100 block of Rainier Boulevard North. She had been drinking.

Odd place to sleep: An officer was sent to the 1800 block of 10th Avenue Northwest for a report of a panhandler who “collapsed” in the median near Northwest Sammamish Road. The man was sleeping in the median, lying on his back with his arms folded across his chest. It did not appear as if he had collapsed but that he had laid down in the grass.

June 29

Mail tampering: A caller provided an officer with a box of assorted opened/unopened mail belonging to various residences around the neighborhood, in the 1000 block of Greenwood Boulevard Southwest. The mail was jammed into his newspaper box. The officer contacted the postal service.

June 30

Fraud: A man in the 4200 block of 184th Avenue Southeast reported he was advised by a formal letter from Capital One that someone had attempted to use his information to open a credit card with them. Prior to calling police, he had already cancelled the application with Capital One and placed a fraud alert on his information.

July 1

When will they ever learn: An officer was flagged down in the 6100 block of East Lake Sammamish Parkway Southeast in reference to hot dogs in a parked car. The officer observed two dogs inside. The temperature was 91 degrees and the dogs were panting. The owner was spoken to.

July 2

Car prowl: A $1,680 loss from a stolen laptop and accessories was reported from a 2003 Mercedes C300 in the 100 block of Front Street North.

July 4

Needles found: There was a report of drug needles on the sidewalk in the 100 block of Second Avenue Northeast. Syringes were found and properly disposed of into a sharps container.

Happy ending: While on foot at Memorial Field after the city of Issaquah Fourth of July Parade, an officer was advised that a 6-year-old boy lost his mother. While the officer was talking to the boy, he was then advised that the mother was on her way. They were reunited.

Possible overdose: A woman was very intoxicated or she was overdosing in the area of the 100 block of First Avenue Northeast. She was transported to the hospital.

Happy dog story, good cop: While en route to another call, an officer found a small white dog wandering in the roadway near the 1700 block of Newport Way Northwest. The dog’s tag had a local address and phone number and the phone had voicemail. He drove the dog to its residence and put it in a unsecured shop with his food and water.

July 5

Fish spies?: A man reported that his wife saw a “drone” flying over the Issaquah fish hatchery. The officer called him back and left a message indicating that there was no information to suggest that a drone would have been near the fish hatchery.

Weird: A caller reported a white female with long blond hair in her late teens wearing a light colored hoodie and tight jeans, who was dropped off in front of the Village Theater in the 300 block of Front Street North by a small black vehicle with a loud muffler. The female was screaming. Officers were unable to locate the woman.

July 7

Possible overdose: An unconscious female was found near pill bottles in the 22500 block of Southeast 56th Street. Eastside Fire and Rescue personnel advised police that the incident was alcohol related and the female was going to be transported to Swedish Hospital.