Head on hit and run, bounty hunter, cyber threats, too slick to drive: Valley police, fire blotter

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

Snoqualmie Police Department

Thursday, Dec. 20

Head-on hit and run: At 7:06 p.m., an officer responded to a two-car hit-and-run accident in the 9200 block of Railroad Avenue Southeast, and found a severely damaged red car with white paint marks from the vehicle the hit it head on. Both of the red vehicle's air bags deployed, and one of the victims was transported to the hospital as a precaution. A witness reported that the second vehicle, a large white pickup truck, had been traveling down Railroad, then swerved violently into the oncoming car, then spun its tires and fled the scene. Police found the intoxicated driver at the Snoqualmie Casino, where security camera footage indicated the man had arrived in a damaged white pickup. Damage to the vehicle was consistent with parts found at the scene of the accident.

Tuesday, Dec. 18

Bondsman assist: At 4:34 p.m., an officer was asked to assist a bail bondsman with an apprehension in the 3400 block of Southeast Kinsey Street. The subject was in violation of a no-contact court order, as well. He was taken into custody, and police took over the investigation.

Snowy slide: At 4:22 a.m., an officer on patrol saw a vehicle sitting on the grass at Snoqualmie Parkway and Fairway Avenue. The driver, who was uninjured, said he lost control of the car in the snow and ran into the bioswale. There was damage to the grassy area, but none to the vehicle.

Sunday, Dec. 16

Welfare check: At 11:08 p.m., a caller asked police to check on her daughter, who'd left her home 40 minutes ago for Issaquah, and hadn't called her to tell her she arrived. She always calls when she gets home, the caller told police. They located the daughter, who was fine, at her home. She hadn't called because her phone was broken.

North Bend Sheriff's Substation

Monday, Dec. 17

Cyber-threats: At 3:03 p.m., police were called to a business in the 300 block of Ballarat Avenue North for a report of threats. The complainant said someone was making threats via Facebook.

Friday, Dec. 14

Threats: At 5:22 p.m., police were asked to remove a subject from a business in the 400 block of Main Avenue South. The subject, riding a bicycle, was accused of making threats and vandalism, and police advised him to not come back.

Car prowl: At 10:24 a.m., a caller in the 300 block of Northeast Fourth Street, reported a theft from his vehicle. The car had been parked in the driveway and the suspect entered through an unlocked passenger door to remove items from the glove compartment.

Carnation Police Department

Wednesday, Dec. 12

Hide and seek: At 7:38 p.m., police were dispatched to the 4300 block of Tolt Avenue, where a woman with an arrest warrant was seen. The woman was gone when they arrived, but an hour later, another sighting was reported. In their search for the woman, police found her boyfriend, who also had an arrest warrant.

Tuesday, Dec. 11

Truck on fire: At 8:06 a.m., alert citizens contacted police about a utility problem in the 31800 block of West Morrison Street. They said a garbage truck was on fire.

Monday, Dec. 10

Speeding and suspended: At 9:25 p.m. an officer patrolling Tolt Avenue stopped a vehicle for speeding at East Morrison Street. A check of the driver's record revealed he had a suspended driver's license, third-degree. He was booked and released.

Snoqualmie Fire Department

Wednesday, Dec 26

Highway accidents: Snoqualmie emergency medical technicians (EMTs) responded with Eastside Fire and Rescue to a motor vehicle accident on westbound I-90 near exit 25. The vehicle  had reportedly been involved in multiple collisions all the way down the pass. The driver was transported to a hospital by private ambulance.

Thursday, Dec. 20

Car accident: Snoqualmie EMTs responded with Eastside Fire and Rescue units to a one-car accident just past the Snoqualmie Casino roundabout. One patient refused treatment and was left at the scene.

Hit and run: Snoqualmie EMTs responded with Fall City Fire to a hit and run car accident on State Route 202.  One person was transported to the hospital for evaluation by Snoqualmie’s aid car.

Car accident: Snoqualmie EMTs responded to I-90 at exit 44 with Eastside Fire and Rescue units for a non-injury car accident. The patients were evaluated and released to their parents.


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