Fake receipt, missing persons, five-finger discount on kids clothes: Snoqualmie Valley police blotter

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

North Bend Sheriff’s Substation

Wednesday, Aug. 8

Shoplift arrest: At 4:29 p.m., a security officer in the 400 block of South Fork Avenue contacted a deputy about a shoplift that had just taken place in a nearby business. The thieves got away with children’s clothing, but it was soon recovered when officers obtained a search warrant and searched their vehicle.

Tuesday, Aug. 7

Outstanding warrant: At 12:10 a.m., an officer checked on a suspicious person, and found he had a misdemeanor warrant for his arrest from the Richland Police. The officer arrested the suspect, and dropped off their 9-year-old son with his uncle.

Motorcycle recovered: At 2:08 p.m., deputies found a motorcycle that had been stolen. The bike was parked in the 400 block of East North Bend Way, and deputies recovered it.

Friday, Aug. 3

Marijuana stop: At 4:40 p.m., a deputy in the 400 block of East North Bend Way made a routine traffic stop of a vehicle, and recovered a small amount of marijuana from the car.

Thursday, Aug. 2

Fake receipt: At 5:30 p.m., a store supervisor reported that a woman had just tried to return a stolen jacket to the store, using a receipt for another jacket. The woman claimed that she’d gotten the receipt from a man wearing a blue T-shirt and riding a blue mountain bike.

Carnation Police Dept.

Saturday, Aug. 11

No drinking: At 10:26 a.m., an officer saw a man collecting drinking water from an outside spigot of a business in the area of West Bird Street and Stephens Avenue. The officer told the man to leave and to not come back without permission.

Thursday, Aug. 9

Bike trip: At 11:33 a.m., a caller reported the theft of a bicycle from the 4500 block of Tolt Avenue. Police responded and while the victim was filling out the report, a store owner found the bike and returned it to the owner.

Wednesday, Aug. 8

Double rear-ending: At 5:49 p.m., officers were called to a vehicle collision at Tolt Avenue and Eugene Street, involving three cars. The rear car struck the middle vehicle from behind, causing it to bump into the front vehicle. No injuries were reported.

Drug complaint: At 5:38 a.m., a caller in the 4900 block of Stewart Avenue complained to police about a car parked in front of his home. The car belonged to a local drug user, who had apparently walked over to another residence.

Sunday, Aug. 5

Found persons: At 10:55 p.m., a group of people believed to be missing were found inside a business in the 3100 block of Northeast 40 Street. They had not been in any danger, but had taken much longer to float the river than they had expected to take.


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