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Barn fire, drunk driving: Snoqualmie Valley police, fire reports

Snoqualmie Valley police and fire agencies responded to the following:

King County Sheriff's Office

Thursday, April 27

Trespassing: At 11:24 p.m., a nurse at Mount Si Transitional Center saw a man enter the building and standing in the waiting area. She recognized him as the boyfriend of a patient. The second set of doors leading to the main floor was locked, so he could not get in. He was told to leave but he refused and became agitated. He said he was "going to break the door down and come into the facility to be with his girl." He began banging on the door louder, so staff called 911. The assailant was extremely intoxicated and was arrested.

Monday, April 24

Theft: At 3 p.m., deputies received a report that unknown persons forced a city maintenance shed sliding door open and stole a maintenance utility vehicle from the shed. The Rhino utility vehicles was not licensed and are only used within the city. The maintenance supervisor also said the suspect punched the ignition of the Honda Quad vehicle but was unable to hot wire it. Other equipment was not touched. Three prints were processed at the scene.

Snoqualmie Police Department

Monday, April 24

Marijuana posession:At 12:57 a.m., an officer noticed a white 1995 Nissan pick-up traveling southbound on Snoqualmie Parkway at Southeast 99th Street. The vehicle had a driver's side brake out. Stopping the vehicle, the officer could smell a strong odor of harvested marijuana within the vehicle. The driver said he didn't think he had any in the vehicle. When the officer asked for the rest of the marijuana, the driver reached under his seat and retrieved a bag of greenery and a glass smoking pipe. The driver was detained for possession of marijuana. The officer also found a "Crown Royal" liquor bag with approximately a fourth of a ounce of marijuana and a 35-mm film case with two grams of the drug. The driver was put under arrest for possession of marijuana.

Sunday, April 23

Drunk driving:At 6:22 p.m., an officer saw a blue 1997 Honda speeding southbound on Snoqualmie Parkway at Southeast 96th Street. The officer clocked the vehicle's speed at 53 mph in a 30 mph zone. The officer stopped the vehicle on Highway 18 at I-90. The driver was slightly disoriented while trying to find his documents. The officer could smell a moderate odor of alcoholic beverages within the vehicle. The driver said he had a beer earlier and was asked to perform voluntary field sobriety tests. The driver failed them and was asked to take a voluntary breath test. It was obvious that the driver was affected by both alcohol and drugs. During the DUI interview, the driver admitted to drinking a glass of wine a beer and using Vicodin at 2 p.m. The driver was arrested for DUI and brought to the Snoqualmie Police Department.

Fall City Fire District

Wednesday, May 5

Lockout: At 1:32 p.m., Fall City Fire Department responded to the 4100 block of Fall City Carnation Road Southeast for a woman who locked herself out of the house while a burner on the stove was on. Firefighters were able to quickly gain entry into the residence, while minimizing damage to the structure.

Monday, May 3

Chest pain: At 6:56 p.m., Fall City Fire Department, Eastside Fire and Rescue and Bellevue paramedics responded to Fall City Fire Department for a 70-year-old man who went to the fire station for chest pain. Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics evaluated and began treating the patient on scene.

Saturday, May 1

Barn fire: At 5:55 a.m., Fall City Fire Department, Snoqualmie Fire Department, and Eastside Fire and Rescue teams responded to the 7300 block of 410th Avenue Southeast in Snoqualmie for reports of a barn on fire, possibly occupied by one horse. While enroute, Fall City Fire Department reported seeing a black smoke column. On arrival, firefighters found a fully involved barn fire with one horse outside the barn that had died. Since there were no nearby fire hydrants, crews had to bring in water tenders to assist in water supply for firefighting operations. Firefighters worked together to extinguish the fire while protecting nearby exposures.

Fall: At 9:19 p.m., Fall City Fire Department and Bellevue paramedics responded to the 36900 block of Southeast 47th Place for a 61-year-old man who slipped after getting out of a hot tub, and became short of breath. EMTs evaluated and began treating the patient on scene.

Friday, April 30

Leg pain: At 8:10 a.m., EMTs responded to the 7700 block of Lake Alice Road Southeast for a 2-year-old girl who was experiencing leg pain and was unable to move her legs. EMTs evaluated and began treating the patient on scene.

Thursday, April 29

Rollover: At 3:34 a.m., Fall City Fire Department, Eastside Fire and Rescue and Bellevue paramedics responded to the 2400 block of Northeast Fall City-Carnation Road for reports of a rollover motor vehicle accident with the driver trapped inside. Upon arrival, units found a King County Sheriff's Department car upside down in the ditch with the deputy already out of the vehicle. EMTs and paramedics quickly evaluated and began treating the patient.

Abdominal pain: At 9:03 a.m., Fall City Fire Department and Bellevue paramedics responded to the 32400 block of Southeast 44th Street for a 64-year-old man experiencing abdominal pain. EMTs evaluated and began treating the patient on scene.

Cardiac issue: At 11:08 a.m., Fall City Fire Department, Snoqualmie Fire Department, Eastside Fire and Rescue and Bellevue paramedics responded to the 7800 block of Pickering Court for a 59- year-old man who lost consciousness and went into cardiac arrest. Upon arrival, EMTs and paramedics quickly evaluated and began treating the patient. Crewmembers worked together to provide the highest level of care as possible.

Alarm: At 4:26 p.m., Fall City Fire Department responded to the Fall City Library for an automatic fire alarm. Upon arrival, crewmembers found a fire alarm pull station, which was activated by a child. People were allowed to reoccupy the library while crew members reset the alarm system.

Snoqualmie Fire Department

Monday, May 3

Cardiac issue: At 1:06 a.m., Snoqualmie EMTs responded to the Snoqualmie Casino for a 66-year-old man with a cardiac problem. He was evaluated and transported to Overlake Medical Center by Bellevue Paramedics.

Chest pain: At 4:44 a.m., Snoqualmie EMTs responded to Railroad Avenue Southeast for a 25-year-old man complaining of chest pain. He was evaluated and transported to Swedish Issaquah by private ambulance.

Alarm: At 5:43 p.m., Snoqualmie firefighters were dispatched to the Snoqualmie Ridge area for an automatic fire alarm. It was a false alarm; the system was reset.

Sunday, May 2

Heart attack: At 1:45 p.m., Snoqualmie EMTs were assisted by Eastside Fire and Rescue and Bellevue paramedics at Snoqualmie Falls for a 94-year-old man in cardiac arrest.

Dehydration: At 3 p.m., Snoqualmie EMTs responded to the Snoqualmie Casino for a 62-year-old man who was dehydrated. He was evaluated and transported by Snoqualmie’s aid car to Snoqualmie Valley Hospital.

Friday, April 30

Fever: At 11:31 a.m., Snoqualmie EMTs responded to the Snoqualmie Casino for a 23-year-old man with a fever. He was evaluated and transported to Snoqualmie Valley Hospital by private vehicle.

Chest pain: At 11:40 a.m., Snoqualmie EMTs responded with Bellevue Paramedics to Southeast Burrows Way for a 63-year-old woman with chest pain. She was evaluated and transported to Overlake Medical Center by private ambulance.

Abdominal pain: At 3:30 p.m., Snoqualmie EMTs responded to the Snoqualmie Casino with Bellevue paramedics for a 21-year-old man with abdominal pain. He was evaluated and left at the scene with instructions to follow up with his doctor.

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