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Snoqualmie Police Dept.

Wednesday, July 23

Missing person: At 9:33 a.m., a caller who lives at the 7700 block of Fairway Avenue Southeast reported that her husband had left for a jog three and a half hours earlier and had not returned. He eventually came home safe.

Tuesday, July 22

Vehicle lockout: At 10:32 a.m., an officer unlocked a vehicle with a child inside at the 39800 block of Southeast Park Street.

Sunday, July 20

DUI: At 2:05 a.m., an officer pulled over the driver of a 1984 Chevy van with very dim tail lights that rolled through a stop sign at Olmstead Avenue and Southeast River Street. The driver was reluctant to pull over, and when he finally did, almost backed into the police car. The 59-year-old driver staggered out of the car reeking of alcohol. He said he’d had a beer 45 minutes earlier, and his eyes were bloodshot and watery. After failing field sobriety tests, he was arrested for drunk driving and booked into Issaquah City Jail.

Noisy party: At 3:01 a.m., an officer responded to complaints of party-goers being loud and drinking outside at the 38000 block of Southeast Newton Street. The officer asked the group to take the shindig indoors.

Saturday, July 19

Bear watchers: Between 3 and 4:30 p.m., drivers stopping to watch bears in a tree caused “issues” on Snoqualmie Parkway Southeast.

Missing car: At 3:06 p.m., a caller reported his vehicle had been stolen from the 7800 block of Center Boulevard. It had actually been towed because it was parked in a posted private parking area.

Dangerous motorcycling: At 6:30 p.m., an officer pulled over a motorcyclist who was flipping his silver Honda CBR 600F1 from side to side, coming dangerously close to the roadway on Snoqualmie Parkway. Drivers fearful that the bike would crash were slowing down, and the officer was concerned for the safety of the female passenger. The driver, who had an expired permit, expired tabs, no registration and no mirrors, was cited for negligent driving.

Wrong sport: At 6:43 p.m., an officer responded to reports of children skateboarding on a basketball court at Snoqualmie Community Park. They were asked to leave.

Friday, July 18

Golf cart on roadway: At 2:47 p.m., an officer stopped the driver of a golf cart with alcoholic drinks in the cart on Cascade Avenue Southeast. The officer advised the driver to get back onto the golf path.

Unsafe skating: At 6:46 p.m., an officer responded to a report of four youths skateboarding in a construction area on Douglas Avenue Southeast. The officer advised them to leave due to unsafe conditions.

Thursday, July 17

Yard pranks: At 6:21 a.m., a caller from Southeast Gravenstein Court reported that somebody had toilet papered yards in her neighborhood.

King County Sheriff’s Office

Wednesday, July 30

Cyclist shot: At 5:30 p.m., deputies responded to a report that a bicyclist was shot in the left hip with a pellet gun while on a ride.

Monday, July 28

Purse snatcher: At 5:53 p.m., a woman left her purse on the front passenger seat of her unlocked car while she went into the post office on North Bend Way. The woman later discovered that her wallet was taken while she was inside.

Friday, July 25

Golf gone bad: At 1:05 p.m., a business owner off Southeast Tanner Road reported that a large, double pane window had been broken by vandals. The victim reported that approximately 10 golf balls of differing brand names were at the base of the south-facing window.

Thursday, July 24

Log burn: At 10:40 a.m., a park employee reported finding a log burning on a metal and cement bridge near Main Avenue North on the Snoqualmie Valley Trail.

Sunday, July 20

Dealership vandalism: At 5:15 p.m., police responded to a report that an unknown person scratched the hood of a new pickup truck, after business hours, on the Chaplin’s Chevrolet lot.

Friday, July 18

Gym confrontation: At 4:10 p.m., police responded to a report of two men arguing at Mount Si Fitness.

Thursday, July 17

Egging: At 5 p.m., deputies responded to a report that a car had been egged at the Alpental Ski Resort.

Wednesday, July 16

Car pegged: At 8:20 p.m., a woman reported that her vehicle had been hit by a pellet or rock near the 76 gas station on Southeast Issaquah-Fall City Road. The object was shot from the woods by an unknown suspect.

Snoqualmie Fire Department

Monday, July 28

Car accident: At 7:54 p.m., Snoqualmie emergency medical technicians (EMTS) responded to an auto accident in North Bend with other agencies. The patients were treated at the scene and taken to Overlake Hospital.

Saturday, July 26

Smoke investigation: At 6:34 a.m., Snoqualmie firefighters responded to the area of Snoqualmie Ridge for a smoke investigation, and determined that the “smoke” seen by the reporting party was just morning haze and fog from Snoqualmie Falls.

Bike accident: At 4:12 p.m., Snoqualmie EMTs responded to the intersection of Snoqualmie Parkway and Fairway Avenue Southeast for a report of an injured bicyclist. The patient was treated on scene and transported to Snoqualmie Valley Hospital by ambulance.

Cliff rescue: At 7:41 p.m., Snoqualmie firefighters with Eastside Fire and Rescue and Fall City Fire District crews responded to a person stuck on a cliff at Snoqualmie Falls. The patient was rescued from the cliff, examined by EMTs and released to Snoqualmie Police custody.

Friday, July 25

Bleeding: At 7:50 a.m., Snoqualmie EMTs responded to the Kidney Center on Douglas Avenue Southeast for an 82-year-old woman with uncontrolled bleeding. She was stabilized and transported to Virginia Mason Hospital by a private ambulance.

Fall City Fire District

Wednesday, July 30

Fire: At 5:28 p.m., firefighters responded to a burn complaint. Once on scene, the homeowner extinguished the fire. There is currently a burn ban in effect.

Sunday, July 27

Car in river: At 9:31 a.m., firefighters responded to a report of a car in the river. On arrival, the patient had already extricated herself. She was given an exam and transported to Overlake Hospital via private ambulance.

Saturday, July 26

Falls rescue: At 7:51 p.m., firefighters responded to assist in a rope rescue at Snoqualmie Falls. A firefighter was lowered over the edge to assist in retrieving the patient.

Friday, July 25

Dizziness: At 7:56 a.m., firefighters responded to a 93-year-old woman who was dizzy and shaky. She was treated and transported to Overlake Hospital.

Abdominal problems: At 3:32 p.m., firefighters responded to a 24-year-old pregnant woman who was experiencing abdominal issues. She was examined and transported to Overlake Hospital via private ambulance.

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