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THE ISSAQUAH PRESS WEDNESDAY~ DECEMBER 30~ 2009 B 7 POLICE & FIRE Textual harassment A 16-year-old girl met a teenage boy via MySpace in October, and the teens flirted via text messages. They never met in person. The boy began sending more illicit texts and asked for the girl to send photos of herself through texts. The girl declined, but the boy sent her a photo of his genitalia. The girl told her parents about the in- cident, who then reported the matter to police. Fishy tale Fishing gear and skis were stolen from the unlocked laundry room at a residence on 215th Av- enue Southeast prior to Nov. 15. The loss of the skis is estimated at $1,200; the entire estimated loss is unknown. BUY, buY, buy Police stopped a van filled with door-to-door salesmen 3 p.m. Dec. 12 at Southeast 14th Court and 242nd Place Southeast. The officer told the men to register as solici- tors with the city of Sammamish. Going post-al seeing the SUV "annihilate" the ~hass. The loss is estimated at ,000. Rod _ road A 17-year-old girl said a man hit her car in the 19700 block of Southeast 24th Way at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 17 and drove offbefore the drivers could exchange informa- tion. A vehicle appeared to be speeding, heading eastbound on Southeast 24th Way when the car fishtailed and hit the girl's car in the other lane. When she pulled into a gravel parking lot, the man drove away. Suspension Administrators expelled an 18- I- 90 year-old male student from Liberty High School, 16655 S.E. 136th St., Drivers of a Honda Civic and after taking a dagger or knife from the school's metal shop without permission. He stored the item in his backpack for several days be- fore school administrators discov- ered the object at 11 a.m. Dec. 18. Grey Goose vodka was stolen in The student was dismissed from the 1100 block of Northwest school and allowed to return home Gilman Boulevard prior to 5:18 with his parents, p.m. Dec. 19. The loss is estimated Sw&ed at $90. A 14-year-old male student was arrested at Liberty High School, 15655 S.E. 136th St., for vandaliz- ing a support post covered with drywall and paint in the lunch- room at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 15. The student used his hands to poke a large hole in the post. Surveillance equipment caught the student causing the damage. The loss is estimated at $200. X marks the spot A controller, game and Xbox console were stolen from a Ford Escape parked at Liberty High School, 16655 S.E. 136th St., prior to 2:42 p.m. Dec. 16. The loss is estimated at $420. Grass trashed Scrooge__d_ Several items were stolen from a residence in the 22900 block of Southeast 53rd Street prior to 12:20 p.m. Dec. 18. The loss is es- timated at $3,650. east at 10:57 p.m. Dec. 19. Police made contact with a juvenile, and Immobile discovered the weapon was a pel- let gun. A juvenile was shooting at A window was damaged and a Christmas decorations in the mobile phone charger was stolen neighborhood. The juveniles were from a Subaru Impreza parked in warned and contacted the caller to the 18300 block of Southeast New- apologize. port Way prior to 11:13 a.m. Dec. 19. The loss is estimated at $335. Rescue 911 Police tracked a Skyline High School junior who admitted to Stop the presses A caller reported juveniles talk- ing about a gun in bushes in the 4400 block of 189th Place South- vandalizing freshly planted grass at a construction site near the in- Police contacted two men selling Purse problem tersection of Southeast 30th Street The Seattle Times door to door in and 259th Place Southeast at 6:30 the 500 block of Alpine Ridge A person reported a missing a.m. Dec. 17. A construction com- Place Northwest at 3:41 p.m. Dec. purse in the 6100 block of East pany said he saw the boy drive a 19. The men did not have a city Lake Sammamish Parkway South- black sport-utility vehicle through business license. Police informed east at 11:57 a.m. Dec. 20. The the grass. The employee wrote the men of the city ordinance. The owner located the purse before down the vehicle's license plate men called their supervisor and police arrived at the scene. number. Another person reported asked to be picked up. Un#lu = ged PHOTOS CONTRIBUTED COLLISION SERIOUSLY INJURES TWO an Acura were rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after their cars collided head on Dec. 15 on Interstate 90 near Preston. roadway later to determine complaint in the 200 block of whether further cleanup was Wildwood Boulevard Southwest at needed. 12:45 a.m. Dec. 24. A tenant had a stereo on, but the volume was ,4 girl's bestfriend not set to unreasonable levels. The tenant agreed to turn down A woman said diamond earrings the volume, because of the time. went missing in the 1500 block of Northwest Gilman Boulevard prior Who's there? to 9:40 a.m. Dec. 21. The loss is estimated at $1,600. Police responded to suspicious circumstances in the 2100 block Nowp~ A person reported a suspicious vehicle driving slowly in the 100 block of Sycamore Drive Southeast at 2:40 p.m. Dec. 21. The driver left the area when the driver saw the caller. 5 o'clock somewhere Police responded to a report a The one that got away A person said a red truck was woman passed out on the sidewalk following his or her vehicle in the in the 1700 block of Northwest A kayak and paddles were 5100 block of East Lake Sam-Gilman Boulevard at 5:08 p.m. stolen in the 100 block of East mamish Parkway Southeast at Dec. 21. Eastside Fire & Rescue re- Lake Sammamish Shore Lane 11:58 p.m. Dec. 19. Police con- sponders determined the woman Northwest prior to 11:15 a.m. tacted the truck driver, whohad been drinking, and contacted Dec. 19. The loss is estimated at turned out to be a lost person a family member to pick her up. $840. looking for Overlake Urgent Care, EFR transported the woman to 5708 E. Lake Sammamish Park-Starbucks to await pickup. way S.E. ..... 210-~ Not~ Five Honda generators were 02-1758 LEGAL NOTICE ORDINANCE NO. 2576 stolen in the 18800 block of Southeast 42nd Street prior to 12:07 p.m. Dec. 20. The loss is es- timated at $6,000. AN ORDINANCE OF THE cI'rYOFISSAQUAH AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ISSAOUAH, WASH- NOTICE OF ORDINANCES CITY OF ISSAQUAH, WASH-INGTON, IMPOSING A UTILI- PASSED BYISSAQUAR INGTON, ACCEPTING THE TY BUSINESS AND OCCU- ClTYCOUNCIL DONATION FROM THE PATION TAX UPON THE Following is a summary, by ti- RUTH KEES ESTATE IN THECITY OF ISSAQUAH ENGAG- tie, of the ordinances passed AMOUNT OF THIRTY THOU- ING IN OR CARRYING ON by the Issaquah City Council SAND DOLLARS ($30,000);THE BUSINESS OF PROVID- on December 22, 2009, to be ESTABLISHING AN ENDOW- ING, SELLING OR FURNISH- published in the Issaquah MENT Fund IN THE CITY OF ING WATER, A FEE OR TAX Press on December 30, 2009, ISSAQUAH TO BE CALLED EQUAL TO 2.33 PERCENT effective dates of January 4, "THE RUTH AND DAN KEES OF THE TOTAL GROSS IN- 2010. AWARD FOR A SUSTAINA- COME FROM SUCH BUSI- BLE ENVIRONMENT'; SPEC-NESS DURING THE PERIOD ORDINANCE NO. 2574 IFYING THE PURPOSES OF FOR WHICH THE LICENSE, THE ENDOWMENT Fund; FEE OR TAX IS DUE; PRO- AN ORDINANCE OF THE ESTABLISHING PROCE- VIDING FOR REFERENDUM CITY OF ISSAQUAH, WASH- DURES AND PROVIDE FOR AND ESTABLISHING AN EF- INGTON, ADOPTING THE FI- AN EFFECTIVE DATE. FECTIVE DATE. NAL BUDGET OF THE CITY FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ORDINANCE NO. 2577 Complete text of the ordinan- COMMENCING JANUARY 1, ces is posted at City Hall, 130 2010. AN ORDINANCE OF THE E. Sunset Way and the Issa- CITY OF ISSAQUAH, WASH-quah Public Library, 10 W. ORDINANCENO. 2575 INGTON, AMENDING SEC- Sunset Way. Upon request to TION 13.24.110(C) OF THE the City Clerk's Office (425- AN ORDINANCE OF THE ISSAQUAH MUNICIPAL 837-3000), a copy will also be CITY OF ISSAQUAH, WASH- CODE RELATING TO WA- mailed for a fee. INGTON, AMENDING SEC- TER RATES, AND ESTAB- TION 2 OF ORDINANCE NO. LISHING THE EFFECTIVE 2563 DECREASING CITY OF DATE AFTER THE EFFEC- ISSAQUAH ASSESSED VAL- TIVE DATE OF THE UTILITY UATION BY $29,591,336 AND TAX ORDINANCE. DECREASING THE REGU- LAR PROPERTY TAX LEVY ORDINANCE NO. 2578 BY $13,879. Published In The Issaquah Press on 12/30/09 Touareg targeted A GPS unit, phone charger and power cords were stolen from a Volkswagen Touareg parked in the 18800 block of Southeast 42nd Street prior to 12:53 p.m. Dec. 20. The loss is estimated at ;355. 'im-ber! Large tree branches fell into the 1700 block of Northwest Talus Drive prior to 4:28 a.m. Dec. 21. Police attempted to clear large pieces of debris from the roadway. The officer asked a dispatcher to alert the city Public Works Opera- tions Department to check the Cracked A windshield was damaged on a vehicle parked near Shangri-la Way Northwest and Northwest Boulder Way prior to 10:22 a.m. Dec. 22. The loss is estimated at $5OO. Five finger discount A shopper was arrested for third-degree theft after stealing items from Fred Meyer, 6100 E. Lake Sammamish Parkway S.E., at 1:38 p.m. Dec. 23. The items, recovered by the store, were val- ued at $423.15. How@, neighbor A caller reported a suspicious person in the 5000 block of 228th Avenue Southeast at 2:47 p.m. Dec. 23. The person told police he or she was trying to get to know Issaquah. International incident A person attempting to make a phone call to India misdialed 911 from the 22500 block of Southeast 56th Street at 9:52 p.m. Dec. 23. Rock-a- e Police responded to a noise of Northwest Shy Bear Way at 7:43 a.m. Dec. 25. The caller was the father of the resident at the lo- cation. The man said he had been knocking at the door for some time, but there was no answer. ER OK Police received a 911 hang-up from Swedish/Issaquah, 2005 N.W. Sammamish Road, at 9 a.m. Dec. 25. The officer spoke with a woman at Swedish, who said everything at the emergency room was fine. Christmas, dispirited A woman at a business in the 100 block of Front Street South said a man came to the drive-thrn and ordered a muffin at 12:13 p.m. Dec. 25. When the woman told the man to pull around to the oth& window, he became upset and verbally abusive. Misdirected merriment A "happy family" attempting to make a phone call to India misdi- aled 911 from the 23300 block of Southeast 52nd Street at 10:01 p.m. Dec. 25. A box of checks was stolen in the 200 block of Mountain Park Boulevard Southwest prior to 11:32 a.m. Dec. 25. The estimated loss is unknown. Location ,unknown A GPS unit was stolen from a Chevrolet Tahoe parked in the 5100 block of Issaquah-Pine Lake Road Southeast prior to 11:43 a.m. Dec. 26. The loss is esti- mated at $300. Take a load off, fanny A woman in the 800 block of Second Avenue Northwest told po- lice she lost a fanny pack prior to 2:24 p.m. Dec. 25. The pouch con- tained about $175. The Issaquah Press publishes names of those arrested for DUI and those charged with felony crimes. Information comes directly from local police reports. Eastside Fire & Rescue reports for Dec. 30 At 3:35 p.m. Dec. 21, four units from Station 83 re- sponded to a cardiac arrest at 226th and 228th avenues southeast. At 8:47 p.m. Dec. 21, two units from Station 72 ren- dered emergency aid at a motor vehicle accident at Northwest Maple Street and 12th Avenue Northwest. At 11:02 p.m. Dec. 22, three units from Station 71 put out a brush fire off a dead end on eastbound Interstate 90 leading to High Point Way. At 2:31 p.m. Dec. 23, seven units from Station 71 re- sponded to a multifamily struc- ture fire at West Sunset Way and Northwest Alder Place. At 11:04 a.m. Dec. 24, eight units from Station 71 responded to a multifamily structure fire at Newport Way Northwest and Third Court Northwest. At 3:21 p.m. Dec. 24, eight units from Station 74 rendered medical assistance at a motor vehicle accident on a dead end offSoutheast 104tb Street. At 7:45 a.m. Dec. 24, six units from Station 74 rendered medical assistance at a motor vehicle accident on a dead end off westbound Interstate 90 east of High Point Way. At 12:04 a.m. Dec. 25, five units from Station 74 ren- dered emergency aid at a motor vehicle accident on westbound Interstate 90 at Southeast 82nd Street. At 8:06 p.m. Dec. 25, five units and a chaplain from Station 76 responded to a cardiac arrest on a dead end off Southeast 133rd Way. At 1:37 p.m. Dec. 26 a unit from Station 76 responded to arcing/sparking electrical wires off a dead end on Southeast Tiger Mountain Road. AnOther unit from Sta- tion 76 responded to another call of arcing/sparking elec- trical wires at 4:53 p.m. Dec. 25 on a dead end off South- east 133rd Way. At 11:42 a.m. Dec. 28, two units from Station 75 an- swered a call for a medic on a dead end off Southeast 159th Street. At 11:42 p.m. Dec. 28, three units from Station 76 rendered emergency aid to a motor ve- hicle accident at Southeast Mirrormont Boulevard and 239th Place Southeast. oku The challenge is to fill every row across, every column down, and every 3x3 box with the digits 1 darough 9. Each 1 through 9 digit must appear only once in each row across, each colunm down, and each 3x3 box. 7 1 9 4 'S p 6 Evaluators will examine how the King County Sheriff's Office Com- munications Center conducts busi- ness early next month, and the oversight commission wants input from county residents. 3 1 4 The center handles 911 calls from unincorporated King County, 12 cities, Metro Transit Police, 8 1 34 97 8 5 2007, Feature Exchange King County Airport Police and King County Animal Care and Control. (Emergency 911 calls made within Issaquah route to the Issaquah Police Department.) Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies as- sessors will arrive Jan. 9 to exam- ine policy and procedures, man- agement, operations and support services at the communications center. Assessors will determine whether the center meets the state-of-the-art standards set by the commission. The evaluation is part of a voluntary process to gain accreditation -- a coveted recog- nition of professional excellence in law enforcement communica- tions. The evaluation team wants in- put from residents and agency employees. Speak with assessors Jan. 11 between 1-3 p.m. by call- ing 206-205-7518. Comments are limited to 10 minutes and must address the agency's ability to comply with the commission's standards. A copy of the standards is avail- able at the sheriff's office. Call Ac- creditation Manager Tom Nesko at 206-205-4097 to learn more. Send written comments to the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc., 10302 Eaton Place, Suite 320, Fairfax, VA 22030-2201.