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Brass knuckles, home burglary: Weekly Snoqualmie Valley police and fire reports

Police and fire agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following:

King County Sheriff's Office

Friday, June 11

Vandalism: (Time unavailable), a citizen reported vandalism to the 24-hour access lobby of the North Bend Post Office. An officer arrived and found several recyling bins and garbage cans knocked over, with the contents spread all over the floor. Several ceiling drop tiles were broken and on the floor. There were no suspects or witnesses.

Tuesday, June 8

Burglary: At 2:08 p.m., an officer was dispatched for a burglary report at residential property. The victim manages the site and also lives at the house on the property. Between noon and 12:30 p.m., he was out running errands. When he returned home, he found cash missing. The front door was locked when he left. He showed the officer two marks on the door from an unknown tool. Both marks were above the latch of the door. A chain connecting the door to the wall was broken and lying on the floor. The victim led the officer to his room, where the money was taken from his drawer. He said the money was in $50- and $100 bills. He was getting married that weekend and was going to give money to the bride as a wedding present. He said no one knew about the money and nothing else was taken from the residence.

Monday, June 7

Dangerous weapons: At 8 p.m., two shoplifters, a man and woman, were caught at the Safeway on Mount Si Boulevard. The store manager informed police that the two were former employees. The manager said both subjects were trespassed from the store on several occasions for shoplifting, and she wanted them to leave. The officer told them to leave. They started rummaging through their shopping cart, saying some of the items in it had already been purchased at another store. The officer asked them for identification and their names. The radio returned a misdemeanor warrant on the man for $350 out of Renton. The officer arrested the man, who said he had brass knuckles. The officer found them in his back pants pocket, along with a double punch knife and a locking, folding knife. The man was cited for carrying dangerous weapons.

Thursday, June 10

Stolen: At 5:48 p.m., an officer took a vehicle theft report over the phone. The victim, who owns Sanders General Contracting, reported that his white 2003 Best utility trailer was stolen from the 38700 block of S.E. River St. He stated this occurred during the night of Wednesday, June 9. The trailer has two axles and a fold-down ramp in the rear for loading. Sanders paid $4,000 for the trailer three years ago. There were no suspects at the time and the case was closed.

Snoqualmie Police Department

Monday, June 7

Speeding: At 12: 45 a.m., an officer traveling north on Snoqualmie Parkway noticed a green 1994 Mazda traveling in the neighboring lane. The vehicle was gaining on the police car while it approached from behind. The officer was traveling 40 miles per hour in the posted 40 MPH speed zone. The vehicle was traveling at an estimated 48 miles per hour. The officer ran a check on the vehicle, and the information revealed that the driver had a license that was suspended in the third degree. The officer advised the driver she would receive a citation via mail.

Friday, June 4

Suspended license: At 9:24 p.m., an officer was on routine patrol in the 9000 block of Meadowbrook Way Southeast. The officer ran a routine registration check on a 2002 Mercedes coupe. The man driving the vehicle had a suspended driver’s license in the third degree as of Nov. 16, 2009, for child support enforcement. The officer stopped the vehicle; the driver said he was unaware that his license was suspended. He was told he would be receiving a criminal citation in the mail.

Snoqualmie Fire Department

Thursday, June 17

Breathing problem: At 12:05 a.m., Snoqualmie emergency medical technicians (EMTs) responded to the Salish Lodge for a 2-year-old girl with respiratory problems. She was evaluated and transported by paramedics.

Wednesday, June 16

Fire alarm: At 5:50 p.m., Snoqualmie firefighters responded to Railroad Avenue Southeast for an automatic fire alarm. The alarm was set off by workers cleaning a grill. It was reset.

Tuesday, June 15

Fire alarm: At 7:35 a.m., Snoqualmie firefighters responded to Mount Si High School for an automatic fire alarm. The alarm sounded due to a malfunction and a technician was called for repair.

Monday, June 14

Fall: At 11:59 a.m., Snoqualmie EMTs responded to Echo Glen Children’s Center for a woman who fell. She was transported for evaluation.

Unconscious woman: At 12:41 p.m., Snoqualmie EMTs responded with Bellevue paramedics to the Snoqualmie Casino for an unconscious woman. She was transported to the hospital by the paramedics.

Fall City Fire District

Tuesday, June 15

Car accident: At 8:45 a.m., firefighters responded to the 2400 block of the Fall City-Carnation Road with Eastside Fire and Rescue onits for a one car roll-over accident. One patient was released at the scene.

Monday, June 14

Breathing problem: At 11:55 a.m., firefighters responded to assist a 4-month-old infant who was having difficulty breathing. The baby was evaluated and transported to Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Seattle for further evaluation and treatment.

Unconscious man: At 4:27 p.m., firefighters responded to a report of a 55-year-old man who had passed out. He was treated and transported to the Issaquah Swedish Emergency Clinic.

Sunday, June 13

Water rescue: At 2:54 p.m., firefighters responded to a report of two boys stranded in the Snoqualmie River after their canoe overturned. Units from Fall City Fire, Eastside Fire and Rescue, Duvall Fire and the King County Sheriff's Office were involved in a swiftwater rescue that brought the two safely to shore. Neither boys were hurt.

Fall: At 7:54 p.m., firefighters assisted a 73-year-old man who had fallen. He was evaluated and transported to Snoqualmie Valley Hospital for further evaluation and treatment.

Saturday, June 12

Fall: At 2:57 p.m., firefighters assisted a 27-year-old woman who had fallen down. She was evaluated and transported to Snoqualmie Valley Hospital for further evaluation and treatment.

Friday, June 11

Stroke: At 12:33 a.m., firefighters responded to assist a 73-year-old man experiencing signs and symptoms of having a stroke. He was evaluated and transported to Evergreen Hospital for further evaluation and treatment.

Cut arm: At 11:59 a.m., firefighters treated an 89-year-old man that sustained an arm laceration. He was transported to Snoqualmie Valley Hospital for further treatment.

Bike accident: At 5:48p.m., firefighters responded to a bicycle accident along the Redmond-Fall City Road. A 14-year-old boy was treated for a minor head injury and transported to Overlake Hospital.

Thursday, June 10

Breathing problem: At 5:52 a.m., firefighters responded to the scene of a 51-year-old man complaining of shortness of breath. The man was evaluated and transported to Overlake Hospital Medical Center for further evaluation and treatment.

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