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Casino fight, paperboy: Weekly police and sheriff's reports
Snoqualmie Valley police agencies responded to the following:
Snoqualmie Police Department
Wednesday, Jan. 13
Not a prowler: At 6:30 p.m., a caller, concerned about recent vehicle prowls, reported a young man with a duffle bag roaming the neighborhood . The young man was found to be delivering newspapers.
Monday, Jan. 11
Bad license: At 10:15 p.m., an officer pulled over a 29-year-old man driving a black 1995 Honda Civic coupe, driving 40 MPH in a posted 30 MPH zone. The driver did not have his license, but identified himself as a Fall City resident and provided the last four digits of his social security number. The officer ran a driver's check confirming the driver's license was expired in 2008 and was suspended due to unpaid tickets. The officer gave the man a warning for his speed and advised him that he would be receiving a criminal citation in the mail.
At 4:29 p.m., an officer was dispatched to a theft report at a residence on Falls Avenue in Snoqualmie. A 31-year-old woman said she had been driving her mother's vehicle, a white Chrysler four-door sedan. She stopped at the Milk Barn for a few minutes, then came home. She went out to the vehicle and noticed two bags were missing. Inside the bags were clothes, $20 in cash, and some prescription medications. She did not know if the bags went missing while the car was unlocked at the Milk Barn or unlocked in front of her residence. The value of items taken was about $50.
Saturday, Jan. 9
Very drunk: At 10:07, a caller reported concerns about a possibly intoxicated woman falling down. An officer contacted the extremely intoxicated woman, who had a friend assist her.
King County Sheriff's Office
Sunday, Jan. 17
Family disturbance: At 12:10 p.m., a North Bend man reported an altercation with his son. The argument started during their drive home, because his son failed to stop for a pedestrian in a crosswalk, and the father slapped his son in the head. When they got home, the son got angry and threw two of the family's stereo speakers out of the window and grabbed his father's throat. The son then slammed the interior door of the house, shattering six panes of glass on the door. The father called 911, but did not wish to file charges for the damage, but to let his son know the consequences if he cannot control his anger.
Saturday, Jan. 16
Casino altercation: At 11:45 p.m., Snoqualmie Casino security personnel determined that two intoxicated patrons were disorderly and asked one of the men to remove himself from the establishment. He refused to leave and began using profanity. Security officers told him to leave multiple times and he refused, so they tried to physically escort him out of the building. The man resisted and was taken to the ground and detained in handcuffs. His friend was upset at what was happening and attempted to stop the security detail. In order to keep him away, one guard attempted to restrain him on a wall to keep him from interfering with other security personnel. The friend used both hands and threw her to the floor, causing her to hit her head and causing pain. The friend again tried to stop security but he was detained. Both men were taken to casino detention area.
Hot tub brawl: At 2:10 a.m., officers were dispatched to a party on a report that a man in a hot tub that had been punched. Upon their arrival, they were taken inside to the hot tub, where the victim was laying on the tile floor. The officers were told that he slipped in the hot tub. He had an extremely swollen and bleeding left eye. A witness told the officers he had been punched. When the victim was asked if he was punched, he said nothing. He was uncooperative but eventually admitted he was punched. The victim was taken to Snoqualmie Valley Hospital to treat his eye. Due to the lack of cooperation from the witness and victim, officers were unable to determine what happened.