Back-room burglary, no camping, assault, phone buster: Snoqualmie Valley police, fire blotter

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

Snoqualmie Police Dept.

Thursday, Jan. 31

lost: At 9:09 p.m., a citizen reported a recklessly-driven silver pickup truck going down Snoqualmie Parkway, and turning north onto Railroad Avenue. The caller followed the vehicle for a while, then reported it had turned onto a road after a bridge. An officer, turning onto Mill Pond Road, spotted the vehicle coming toward him, and turning north on Railroad. The officer contacted the driver, who said he’d been swerving because he was lost. He seemed intoxicated and was arrested for driving under the influence.

Wednesday, Jan. 30

No cigarettes: At 4:03 p.m., police were notified that a juvenile was asking people in the 8000 block of Douglas Avenue to buy him cigarettes. Officers did not locate the boy.

just dirt: At 11:33 a.m., a resident complained that someone had made several dents in his garage door, in the 6600 block of West Crestview Loop Southeast the day before. An officer observed marks on the door, but no damage.

Friday, Jan. 25

No license: At 6:41 p.m., an officer on patrol on North Bend Way checked the status of a vehicle and saw that the driver had a suspended license. He followed the driver onto westbound I-90 and stopped the vehicle. The driver said his license had been reinstated, but dispatch said it was not.

North Bend Substation

Wednesday, Jan. 30

No camping: At 4:58 p.m., an officer on Bendigo Boulevard contacted a homeless man and warned him about the new ordinance against camping on public property.

Tuesday, Jan. 29

Keyed: At 9 a.m., a caller in the 400 block of Pickett Avenue reported his vehicle had been vandalized while parked in his driveway. During the night, someone used a sharp object to scratch the entire driver’s side of the vehicle, plus the hood. The victim thought he might know who was responsible.

Saturday, Jan. 26

Uncalled for: At 10 p.m., a caller in the 700 block of Southwest Mount Si Boulevard reported an assault. The subject not only assaulted the woman, but also broke her phone.

Back-room burglary: At 2 p.m., a business in the 400 block of South Fork Avenue reported a theft. Someone entered the store’s secured back room and stole items.

Snoqualmie Fire Dept.

Monday, Jan. 28

Alarm: Snoqualmie firefighters were dispatched to the YMCA on the Snoqualmie Ridge for an automatic fire alarm.  After investigation, it was determined that the alarm was set off by workers on site and the system was reset.

Alarm: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to a fire alarm sounding at the Falls condo complex. Upon investigation, no fire was found but a loud noise was coming from a homeowner’s bass speaker.  Unplugged the speaker, and advised homeowner to seek a technician to track down the cause.

Friday, Jan. 25

Vehicle fire: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to a report of a semi‐fire on Highway 18 at the summit of Snoqualmie Pass. They arrived to find a smoldering brake fire.  Brakes were cooled down, and vehicle was left in the care of the Washington State Patrol for a tow.

Medical calls: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to 16 medical aid calls bringing their annual call number to 97.

Fall City Fire District

Tuesday, Jan. 29

Car accident: At 5:53 p.m., Fall City firefighters responded with Snoqualmie firefighters to the 38400 block of Southeast North Bend Way for a T-bone car accident.  Two patients were evaluated and taken to a nearby hospital.

Monday, Jan. 28

Fall: At 2:25 a.m., Fall City firefighters responded to the 9500 block of 314th Avenue Southeast for a 76-year-old woman who fell. She was evaluated and taken to the a nearby hospital.

Chimney fire: At 4:17 p.m., Fall City firefighters responded to the 4200 block of 327th Place Southeast for a chimney fire.  The fire was confirmed and extinguished.

Friday, Jan. 25

Structure fire: At 3:21 a.m., Fall City firefighters responded with Eastside and Snoqualmie Fire Department to the 50800 block of Se Grouse Ridge Rd for a commercial structure fire.  The fire was contained.

Medical emergency: At 10:40 a.m., Fall City firefighters responded to the 33700 block of Se Redmond Fall City Rd for an 86-year-old man having a medial emergency. He was taken to a nearby hospital by Fall City’s aid car.

Structure fire: At 11:13 p.m., Fall City firefighters responded with Eastside and Snoqualmie Fire Department to the 13600 block of 432nd Avenue Southeast for a residential structure fire.  One victim was rescued prior to arrival and fire was contained.

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