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Smokers on the lam, firecracker mischief: Weekly Snoqualmie Valley police, fire blotter

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

Snoqualmie Police

Wednesday, Feb. 22

Firecrackers: At 7:33 p.m., homeowners in the 36700 block of Gravenstein Court reported that they’d found the remains of firecrackers that someone  had lit and thrown into their backyard.

Roll and run: At 3:08 a.m., Snoqualmie Police assisted the state Highway Patrol in searching for the driver of a rollover accident on I-90 near Highway 18. The driver, who patrolmen believed to be injured, fled the scene and could not be located.

Tuesday, Feb. 21

Mischief: At 12:42 a.m., a caller reported seeing four juveniles in the 7800 block of Stellar Way Southeast, on the path to the woods, burning something. Officers did not locate the juveniles, but found a partially burnt roll of toilet paper, and a drink can used as a drug bowl. It’s not clear if the two were related.

Saturday, Feb. 18

Paperwork: At 9:42 p.m., an officer assisting with DUI patrols in Issaquah was en route back to Snoqualmie when he stopped a vehicle on I-90 and milepost 17. The vehicle was reportedly sold in September and the owner had failed to transfer the title. The owner was driving the car and said he was waiting to receive the title to complete the transfer. However, he then handed the officer his driver’s license and the vehicle title. He was fined for failing to transfer the title within 45 days.

North Bend Police

Wednesday, Feb. 22

Car prowl: At 9:30 p.m., police were called to a car prowl in the 500 block of South Fork Avenue. The victim’s car windows had been smashed in with a Leatherman tool that the thief left behind in the vehicle. Items stolen included a backpack with a laptop computer and books.

Phone harassment: At 11:59 a.m., an employee of a business in the 200 block of Cedar Avenue South called police to report that someone had been calling the business repeatedly that morning. Between 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., they said they’d received more than 45 calls from the same source.

Saturday, Feb. 18

Vandalism: At 5:20 p.m., a business owner in the 100 block of Main Avenue South reported that someone had smashed his windows with a rock. Nothing was taken from the building.

Friday, Feb. 17

Credit card fraud: At 9:44 a.m., a business in the 300 block of East North Bend Way called police to report a fraud. A customer reportedly used a fake credit card to buy a chainsaw.

Fall City Fire District

Wednesday, Feb. 22

Fire alarm: At 6:31 p.m., Fall City Fire Department responded to the 100 block of 290th Avenue Southeast for reports of a residential automatic fire alarm. On arrival, crew members confirmed a false alarm.

Tuesday, Feb. 21

Back pain: At 12:45 p.m., Fall City Fire Department responded to the 29200 block of Southeast Eighth Street for a 53-year-old man experiencing back pain. He was evaluated, and then transported to a local hospital by a private ambulance.

Arcing wires: At 2:23 p.m., Fall City Fire Department responded to the 9600 block of 314th Avenue Southeast for reports of wires arcing and sparking. On arrival, crew members found a downed, live power line that was catching part of a tree and brush on fire. The scene was secured, Puget Sound Energy shut off the power, and the fire was extinguished.

Flood alert: At 6:45 p.m., Fall City Fire Department notified local residents, who are on a voluntary flood warning list, that the Snoqualmie River had reached a Phase II flood level.

Monday, Feb. 20

Medical issue: At 11:42 p.m., Fall City Fire Department responded to the 33300 block of Southeast 44 Place for a 32-year-old woman who experienced a seizure. She was evaluated and released to stay at home.

Saturday, Feb. 18

Burn complaint: At 1:41 p.m., Fall City Fire Department responded to the 900 block of Redmond Fall City Road Northeast for a burn complaint. A notice of violation was left due to not having a valid burn permit on site, and not following burning regulations.

Car accident: At 1:52 p.m., Fall City Fire Department responded to the 6100 block of Preston Fall City Road for a one-car motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival, crew members found one vehicle in the ditch, an apparent rollover. The driver refused treatment, and was left at the scene.

Sickness: At 8:22 p.m., Fall City Fire Department responded to the 5100 block of Lake Alice Road for a 51-year-old woman who was vomiting. She was evaluated and transported to a local hospital by a private ambulance.

Friday, Feb. 17

Back pain: At 1:37 p.m., Fall City Fire Department responded to the 12300 block of Upper Preston Road for a 64-year-old man experiencing back pain. He was evaluated, and then transported to a local hospital by a private ambulance.

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