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Gang signs, no scaredy bear: Weekly Snoqualmie Valley police blotter

Valley police, fire agencies responded to the following calls last week:

Snoqualmie Police Dept.

Thursday, April 26

Bear: At 12:05 a.m. a resident called police about a bear going through garbage cans in the 7700 block of Greenridge Court Southeast. The responding officer found a young bear, who was not afraid of humans. After a few tries, he coaxed the bear away.

Monday, April 23

Hit and Run: At 1:44 a.m., police were called to the 8700 block of 384th Avenue Southeast, for a hit and run. A red Mercedes had been hit, sustaining about $2,000 in damage. The unknown vehicle had driven partly into the ditch before hitting the Mercedes, leaving skid marks, mud and tire tracks that could help identify the vehicle on the roadway.

Sunday, April 22

Marijuana possession: At 1:32 p.m., an officer stopped a vehicle with a huge crack in the windshield, on Snoqualmie Parkway Southeast near Fisher Avenue Southeast. The officer smelled marijuana in the vehicle and asked the driver if he’d had any. The driver said he’d had some on a camping trip. The officer found two grams, and arrested the driver.

Friday, April 20

Knee injury: At 7:42 a.m., Snoqualmie Police responded with the fire department to the 9200 block of Railroad Avenue Southeast. A student reportedly suffered a knee injury and needed treatment.

North Bend Sheriff’s Station

Thursday, April 26

Gang sign: At 9:10 a.m., the train director of the Northwest Railway Museum called police to report vandalism. Someone used bright white spray paint to paint gang signs on the train bridge.

Tuesday April 24

Vandalism: At 1:15 p.m., a business owner called police to the 100 block of Bendigo Boulevard North, where someone had thrown a rock through the window of a commercial building.

Stairwell surfing: At 4:19 a.m., police were asked to remove sleeping transients from a business in the 46800 block of Southeast North Bend Way. According to the caller, the people had entered through an unlocked back door, and had been sleeping in the stairwell.

Carnation-Duvall Police

Sunday, April 29

Suspicious characters: At 1:49 p.m., a State Fish and Game officer told police about seeing three men by the river in the 3600 block of Tolt Avenue. They were sitting around a fire, and passing around a glass pipe. Police searched the area but did not find the men.

Tuesday, April 24

Marijuana at school: At 1:31 p.m., school staff contacted police when a student brought some green vegetable matter to school in the 3700 block of Tolt Avenue. The marijuana was confiscated and the student was suspended.

Fall City Fire District

Tuesday, April 24

Cut: At 3:30 p.m., firefighters responded to an unknown aged female that had cut herself on glass. The patient was treated and transported to Overlake Hospital via the Fall City Fire aid car.

Monday, April 23

Back pain: At 6 a.m., firefighters responded to a 64-year-old man who was having back pain. He was treated and transported to Swedish Hospital of Issaquah via private ambulance.

Medical problem: At 11:38 p.m., firefighters responded to a 63-year-old woman with a heart issue. She was also seen by a paramedic unit from Bellevue Fire Department, was treated and transported to Overlake Hospital via the medic unit.

Sunday, April 22

Breathing problem: At 2:15 p.m., firefighters responded to a 61-year-old woman who was experiencing difficulty breathing. She was treated and transported to Overlake Hospital via private ambulance.

Saturday, April 21

Burn complaint: At 10:40 p.m., firefighters responded to a burn complaint. The fire was an illegal burn and was extinguished by the home owner.

Thursday, April 19

Not choking: At 1:12 p.m., firefighters responded to a 50-year-old woman who was said to be chocking after eating a sandwich. On arrival the firefighters found that the patient was doing fine with no injuries.

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