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Cell-phone driver, car prowls: Weekly Snoqualmie Valley police, fire blotter

King County Sheriff's Office

Wednesday, Nov. 2

Car Prowl: At 8:43 p.m., an officer patrolling a shared parking lot in the 400 block of South Fork Avenue Southwest observed a suspect attempting to break into a vehicle, and stopped the crime.

Monday, Oct. 31

Illegal Drugs: At 8:10 p.m., police discovered a group of people in the public restrooms at Torguson Park, with drug paraphernalia in their possession.

Friday, Oct. 28

No Stop: At 2:32 p.m., police were called to the 900 block of East North Bend Way for an injury-causing accident. They found that a driver had run a stop sign and crashed into another vehicle. The offending driver was also in violation of a requirement for an interlock device, which prevents a vehicle from starting if the driver’s breath indicates excessive alcohol use.

Assault: At 10:39 a.m., an officer was called to the corner of Northeast Fourth Street and Ballarat Avenue to respond to a fight between a young man and woman. The man had been angry and hit the woman, who was his girlfriend.

Snoqualmie Police

Thursday, Nov. 3

No Transfer, No License: At 9:52 p.m., an offer on patrol in the area of Meadowbrook Way Southeast and Ethan Wade Way pulled over a vehicle that had been sold in August. While speaking with the driver about the failure to transfer title, the officer also learned that the driver’s license was suspended.

Sunday, Oct. 30

Erratic Driving: At 12:19 a.m., an officer on patrol in the 38400 block of Southeast North Bend Way noticed that a vehicle in front of him seemed to be swerving between lanes, tailgating, and then passing another vehicle. The officer followed the vehicle for a while, then signalled the driver to pull over. The driver failed several sobriety tests and was cited for driving under the influence.

Lines Down: At 11:15 p.m., police responded to a report of downed power lines, burning, near the intersection of Tokul Road and Southeast 60th Street. The King County Sheriff’s Office and Puget Sound Energy staff also responded to secure the area.

Saturday, Oct. 29

No Talking: At 5:16 p.m., an officer on patrol in the area of Silva Street and Newton Avenue saw a driver in front of him, with a mobile phone pressed to his ear. The officer contacted the driver, who had a suspended license.

Snoqualmie Fire Department

Wednesday, Nov. 2

Gas spill: At 10:07 a.m., Snoqualmie firefighters responded with Snoqualmie Police for a gasoline spill in a residence. The fuel was contained and homeowners cleaned up the spill.

Overdose: At 11:35 a.m., Snoqualmie EMTs responded to a 2-year-old boy who had accidentally ingested too much Sudafed. He was evaluated and transported to the hospital.

Gas smell: At 8:02 p.m., Snoqualmie firefighters responded to a smell of natural gas in a residence. Homeowners had operated their fireplace for the first time this year.

Alarm: At 10:45 p.m., Snoqualmie firefighters responded to a commercial automatic fire alarm. The crew was unable to locate the cause.

Tuesday, Nov. 1

Flu: At 11:36 a.m., Snoqualmie EMT responded to Mount Si High School for a 15-year old teen with flu-like symptoms. The patient was transported to the hospital.

Sunday, Oct. 30

Medical call: At 1:52 a.m., Snoqualmie EMTs responded to the Snoqualmie Casino for a medical call. One patient was evaluated and then left in care with a King County Sheriff’s Officer.

Saturday, Oct. 29

Medical call: At 10:31 a.m., Snoqualmie EMTs responded to the Snoqualmie Casino for a medical call. One patient was evaluated and left in care of casino security staff.

Medical call: At 5:44 p.m., Snoqualmie EMTs were dispatched to the Snoqualmie downtown area for a medical call. One patient was evaluated and then left in care of Snoqualmie Police.

Medical call: At 7:12 p.m.. Snoqualmie EMTs responded to the Snoqualmie Casino for a medical call. One patient was treated and then transported to the hospital by Snoqualmie EMTs.

Medical call: At 9:26 p.m., Snoqualmie EMTs and Bellevue Paramedics were dispatched to the Snoqualmie Casino for a medical call. One patient was treated and then left in care of casino security staff.

Fall City Fire District

Wednesday, Nov. 2

Faintness: At 6:05 a.m., Fall City Fire Department responded to the 800 block of 286th Avenue for a 47-year-old woman with an altered level of consciousness. She was evaluated, treated and taken to the hospital.

Monday, Oct. 31

Flu symptoms: At 1:25 a.m., the Fall City Fire Department responded to the 4900 block of 335th Avenue for a 60-year-old woman with flu-like symptoms. She was evaluated, treated and taken to a hospital by the aid car.

Saturday, Oct. 29

Cut arm: At 9:15 p.m., a 50-year-old woman came to the station with a large cut. She was evaluated, treated and taken to a hospital.

Friday, Oct. 28

Oven fire: At 7:57 a.m., Fall City Fire Department responded to the 4200 block of 328th Avenue for reports of an oven fire. On arrival, the fire was out. The crew ran fans to remove the smoke.

Faintness: At 4:15 p.m., Fall City Fire Department responded to the 3700 block of Tolt Avenue for 20-year-old woman with an altered level of consciousness after being involved in a car accident a few hours prior. She was evaluated, treated and left with a sheriff’s deputy.

Weakness: At 5:26 p.m., Fall City Fire Department responded to the 5900 block of Preston Fall City Road for a 71-year-old woman experiencing general weakness. She was evaluated, treated and taken to a local hospital by private ambulance.

Thursday, Nov. 27

Unconscious man: At 8:38 a.m., Fall City Fire Department responded to the 4600 block of 332nd Avenue for reports of a 85-year-old man found unconscious and unresponsive.  Crews on scene determined the patient was deceased and the patient was left with a King County Sheriff’s Officer.

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