Nocturnal furniture thief; slumped over the wheel; cops not impressed with name dropper; Snoqualmie Valley police calls

Snoqualmie Police Department

Wednesday, May 15

Passed out: At 11:26 a.m. a caller in the 7700 block of Center Boulevard Southeast reported seeing a woman in a car, slumped over a steering wheel. The fire department was also notified, and the woman was determined to have passed out after smoking drugs. The officer then provided the woman with a ride to her home.

Monday, May 13

Not impressed: At 12:06 p.m., an officer patrolling Snoqualmie Parkway responded to a report of a reckless driver northbound on the parkway. The officer located the reported car and followed it, noting some erratic driving, before pulling it over at Southeast Millpond Road and Railroad Avenue Southeast. The driver smelled of alcohol and tried to make small talk with the officer while looking for his documents, saying he knew several officers on the force and was a former city councilman. He noted the officer was not impressed, and submitted to several sobriety tests. He was arrested for driving under the influence.

Saturday, May 11

Moving hazard: At 12:17 p.m., an officer on patrol saw a skateboarder at Southeast Azalea Way and Douglas Avenue Southeast, impeding traffic. The subject was traveling in the roadway, without a helmet. The officer gave him a warning.

Friday, May 10

Nighttime shenanigans: At 6:28 a.m., a caller in the 3300 block of Southeast Stroup Street reported that during the night, someone had taken the lawn furniture off her porch and placed it in her yard. Nothing was damaged or moved, however. Other neighbors had similar things happen during the night.

North Bend Sheriff's Substation

Tuesday, May 14

Hit and run: At 2:31 p.m., police were called to a hit-and-run accident involving two vehicles at the intersection of Bendigo Boulevard North and West Second Street. The victim didn't have any apparent injuries. A witness reported seeing the driver heading west after the accident. Police contacted the driver at his home, where he was having a drink. He admitted to drinking before driving, and was arrested for the hit and run, and for negligent driving.

Break-in: At 4:49 a.m., police were called to a facility in the 1300 block of Boalch Avenue Northwest for a break-in. Someone had kicked open the rear door to gain access and steal items.

Monday, May 13

Robbery: At 1:15 p.m., police were called to a restaurant in the 46600 block of Southeast North Bend Way for a fight. Two subjects were involved in a physical fight, and one stole the other's wallet and keys during the confrontation.

Tire theft: At 8:52 a.m., a business in the 600 block of East North Bend Way reported a theft. Someone used a pry tool to get into the business gate, then stole nine snow tires from a rack. The subject(s) then used a pivot bar to secure the gate again.


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