According to Kathryn Reith from the Lake Washington School District on 9/2, Thursday night, someone got into Audubon school and threw tempura paint from the school art room all over nine classrooms. Walls, desks, “pretty much everything” was splattered with paint, Reith said.
Reith says the vandalism was completely unexpected. “It’s a wonderful neighborhood. This is completely out of the blue.”The Bad: As reported by Alyssa Kleven of www.mynorthwest.com and Jim Bove, Redmond Police
On 9/2, not far from Audubon on Bell-Red Road in Overlake, Bank of America was robbed. "The suspect demanded money but did not use, or imply that he had, a weapon. He left with an undisclosed amount of cash." Nearby,on 8/25, in Overlake on NE 25th St. US Bank was robbed. In addition, an alarming number of burglaries (24) have been reported in August -many in the Overlake area.The Good: As reported by Jim Bove, Redmond Police Public Information Officer on 9/4.
The Redmond Police Department is hosting an "informational meeting" at 7 p.m., Wednesday, September 8 at Audubon Elementary School, 3045 180th Ave NE in Redmond. 425-936-2500. It's geared towards Overlake residents because of the unusual incidence of crime in the area.Posted By Bob Yoder on 9/5