Update on Recent Burglaries and Car Prowls from Sammamish Police

Release Date: January 20, 2022
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We are aware of a recent uptick in car prowls and burglaries over the past few days. Each incident is being investigated. If you have an incident to report, information about an incident, or video or any other evidence that will assist in an investigation, please do contact SPD at (206) 296-3311.
In the meantime, we encourage residents to take steps to help prevent a crime:
  • Make your home look occupied by leaving a light on
  • Keep your garage door closed and locked
  • Consider installing a security camera and alarm system
  • Don't allow daily deliveries of mail or newspapers build up while you are away -- arrange with the
  • Post Office to hold your mail, or arrange for a friend or neighbor to take them regularly
  • Don't share your vacation plans on social media
  • Don’t leave valuables in your vehicles
  • Make sure to lock your vehicle
  • Don’t leave your vehicle idling unoccupied