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Snoqualmie Police Department
Thursday, May 15
Felony warrant: At 9:48 a.m., an officer pulled over a red Toyota 4Runner whose driver failed to signal as he turned onto Park Avenue Southeast from Southeast Park Street. The 20-year-old driver, who had a King County felony warrant, was arrested and turned over to Sheriff’s custody.
Lost wood: At 10:49 a.m., officers helped a driver who lost a load of wood on Douglas Avenue Southeast at Snoqualmie Parkway Southeast.
Tuesday, May 13
Suspended license: At 6:55 a.m., an officer pulled over a blue Dodge Neon going 47 mph in a 30 mph zone on Snoqualmie Parkway Southeast at Southeast 96th Street. A radio check revealed that the driver’s license was suspended, and the driver was arrested, processed and released.
Sunday, May 11
Broken window: At 11 a.m., the owner of Flying Frog Curiosity Shop in downtown Snoqualmie reported that someone had cracked a five-square-foot window at his shop the previous night.
Missing purse: Around 8 p.m., a woman’s Coach purse went missing while she was at IGA Village Foods. She told police she didn’t remember whether she had left it in her parked car, or taken it into the store with her. Inside the purse were a digital camera, a Palm Pilot, $100 cash and a number of credit cards and IDs.
Saturday, May 10
Stolen vehicle recovery: At 3:30 p.m., on Harding Place, officers pulled over a vehicle that had been reported stolen from Seattle. Both the driver and passenger had outstanding arrest warrant, and officers found GPS navigation devices, a pistol holder and fully loaded .45 pistol magazine with seven bullets inside the vehicle. The men claimed they didn’t have guns and knew nothing about the firearm paraphernalia. Both were booked into jail.
DUI: At 1:07 p.m., an officer pulled over a swerving driver with a blank look on his face on Snoqualmie Parkway Southeast at Fairway Avenue Southeast. With fast, slurred speech, the man said he likes driving his green Mazda RX-7 that way because it “is like a go-cart,” and that he was in a hurry to get to the pharmacy to have his Percocet prescription filled. During field sobriety tests, he complained that he had bad eyes from being a welder, as well as a bursted pus pocket in his throat. After he pulled up his pant leg to show off his injured legs, he lost his balance and stumbled backwards. On the way to the police station following his arrest, the man told the officer he had been drinking all night because his girlfriend left him, and stole his medication and guns. He was released to his neighbor.
Friday, May 9
DUI: At 12:24 a.m., an officer pulled over an erratic driver on the 36,000 block of Snoqualmie Parkway. The man had red, watery eyes, and the smell of alcohol emanated from his Audi. After stumbling through field sobriety tests, the driver was arrested and booked into Issaquah City Jail.
Fall City Fire District
Sunday, May 18
Rescue: At 3:27 p.m., firefighters responded to the Snoqualmie River for a reported swift water rescue. The patient had extricated himself from the water and refused treatment.
Choking: At 12:46 a.m., firefighters responded to a 3-year-old child with severe airway constriction. The child was rapidly treated and transported to Children’s Hospital Medical Center.
Car accident: At 2:41 p.m., firefighters responded to a two-car accident on the Preston-Fall City Road. Two patients were treated for minor injuries.