Five-finger basket discounts, angry cyclists, inside job | Snoqualmie Valley police, fire blotter

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

North Bend Police (King County Sheriff)

Thursday, Sept. 27

Foodlifting: At 11:59 a.m., a store employee in the 400 block of Southwest Mount Si Boulevard reported that a man had loaded a shopping  basket, then walked out without paying. He was six feet tall, in his 20s.

Wednesday, Sept. 26

No parking: At 7:20 a.m., police were at the 400 block of Main Avenue South, having vehicles towed. The vehicles were parking in a prohibited area, and were preventing road-paving work.

Tuesday, Sept. 25

Try, try again: At 6:33 p.m., a store manager in the 400 block of South Fork Avenue Southwest reported a theft by two women. An employee recognized the suspects, who on a previous visit had tried to use four different credit cards to make a purchase. This time, they stashed a dress in the back of a baby seat, but the manager followed them.

Snoqualmie Police Department

Wednesday, Sept. 26

Past due: At 12:14 p.m., an officer in the 39200 block of Southeast Park Street stopped a vehicle with a 2011-expired license. The driver said the vehicle was a friend’s and had been sitting unused for a couple of years. He’d just gotten the vehicle running after moving to the area, and hadn’t licensed or insured it yet. His Colorado driver’s license was revoked.

Saturday, Sept. 22

Too fast: At 1:12 a.m., an officer patrolling Meadowbrook Way saw a vehicle speeding, and followed, stopping it after it wove in and out of its lane. The driver was shocked that he was traveling 50 in a 35-mph zone. He appeared intoxicated, and after several sobriety tests, was arrested for driving under the influence.

Friday, Sept. 21

No licenses: At 9:34 p.m., an officer stopped a car with expired tabs in the 8200 block of Falls Avenue Southeast. The driver’s license was suspended, too. She was arrested, and the officer found a home-made pipe with marijuana in her vehicle.

Carnation Police Department

Thursday, Sept. 27

Double trouble: At 11:37 p.m., an officer saw a man with a suspended license drive up to a business in the 31900 block of East Entwistle Street, and go inside.  The man also had two arrest warrants. He left the business in the passenger seat, but his driver also had a suspended license.

Sunday, Sept. 23

Angry bicyclists: At 4:10 p.m., a caller reported that two bicyclists had followed him to his home in the 4000 block of 325th Avenue Northeast. They stood on his front stoop and made verbal threats, but left without incident. Police searched for the cyclists, but they were gone.

Inside job: At 12:53 p.m., a caller in the 31900 block of East Eugene Street reported a burglary. Police saw no signs of forced entry and noticed that only a few specific items were taken. An officer suggested that the burglar knew the victim, but the victim was skeptical.

Fall City Fire District

Wednesday, Sept. 26

Truck in wires: At 11:21 a.m., Fall City Fire Department responded to the 8500 block of 310th Avenue Southeast for a garbage truck entangled in wires. Crew members established at safe area around the incident until Puget Sound Energy could arrive and secure the power lines.

Monday, Sept. 24

Chest pain: At 1:08 p.m., Fall City Fire Department responded to the 4300 block of Preston Fall City Road Southeast for a 55-year-old woman experiencing chest pain. She was evaluated at scene, and then transported to a local hospital by a private ambulance.

Downed power lines: At 1:38 p.m., Fall City Fire Department responded to the 3800 block of 308th Avenue Southeast for reports of downed power lines. Crew members had to close the roadway until Puget Sound Energy secured power to the down lines.

Loader fire: At 4:45 p.m., Fall City Fire Department responded to the 3600 block of 364th Avenue Southeast for reports of a heavy equipment fire. Crew members quickly extinguished the fully involved loader fire, which had also extended to the nearby brush.

Saturday, Sept. 22

Room on fire: At 6:02 a.m., Fall City Fire Department, Snoqualmie Fire Department, Eastside Fire and Rescue, and Bellevue Paramedics responded to the 38500 block of Southeast Newton Streer in Snoqualmie for an apartment fire. Crew members quickly extinguished the room and contents fire, and assisted neighboring residents with evacuation.

Bike accident: At 12:31 p.m., Fall City Fire Department responded to the 3600 block of 324th Avenue Southeast for a 68-year-old woman involved in a bicycle accident. She was evaluated, and transported to a rendezvous point where a private ambulance transported then transported her to a local hospital.

Thursday, Sept. 20

Burn complaint: At 12:19 p.m., Fall City Fire Department responded to the 36800 block of Southeast 47th Place for a burn complaint. Nothing was found in the area of the complaint.

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