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Large dog in the car, threats at camp clean-up, five-finger iPhone discount: Snoqualmie Valley police, fire calls

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

Snoqualmie Police Dept.

Tuesday, Feb. 5

Found license: At 9 a.m., a citizen came to the Police Department to return a wallet found on a trail in the Snoqualmie Ridge Area. The department sent a letter to the license-holder.

Monday, Feb. 4

Sleeping dog: At 8:57 a.m., a caller in the 7300 block of Better Way Southeast reported seeing a vehicle that had its trunk lock punched out, and suspected someone was sleeping inside. Officers responded and found a large dog inside the vehicle.

Sunday, Feb. 3

Under the influence: At 8:50 p.m., an officer patrolling Meadowbrook Way Southeast saw a vehicle visibly speeding northbound on the street. The officer stopped the driver at Southeast Park Street and noticed he seemed very lethargic. The driver said he hadn’t been drinking, but later said he had “a couple of drinks.” He was arrested for driving under the influence.

Broken window: At 4:47 p.m., an officer was dispatched to a home in the 33800 block of Southeast Sorenson Street, for a report of vandalism. The resident said she’d left her home around 10 a.m., and when she returned at 2 p.m., she noticed a window above her garage had been broken.

North Bend Sheriff’s Substation

Wednesday, Feb. 6

Threats: At 9 a.m., Friends of the Trail called police to report a possible threat. The organization was cleaning up debris from a homeless encampment under the bridge in the 500 block of East North Bend Way, when an employee found a threatening message. It was not clear if the message was intended for Friends of the Trail, or North Bend’s Public Works department.

Found bikes: At 3:43 p.m., an officer located a bicycle, under a bridge in the 300 block of Bendigo Boulevard South. Earlier in the week, police also recovered a bike in the woods, near the 400 block of Bendigo Boulevard. The first bike was recovered around 2:45 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1

Saturday, Feb. 2

Stolen phone: At 11:57 a.m., a store employee reported the theft of an iPhone from the store, in the 300 block of Southwest Mount Si Boulevard. The employee said the person claimed to be buying an iPhone for his friend, and just before the employee rang up the sale, the suspect also asked for a tablet. When the employee turned to get a tablet, the suspect grabbed the phone and ran.

Friday, Feb. 1

Shoplifting: At 3 p.m., store employees reported a shoplift, at a business in the 300 block of Main Avenue South. They said they’d watched a suspicious person in the store, but he didn’t take anything while they were watching him. A few minutes later, an employee spotted him walking out of the store with a pricetag hanging out of his jacket. They reviewed the security video with police.

Snoqualmie Fire Dept.

Sunday, Feb. 3

Car accident: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to a reported motor vehicle accident with Eastside Fire & Rescue. Units were cancelled before arriving.

Smokey fireplace: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to the Salish Lodge for an automatic fire alarm. Upon arrival, the crew was notified that the alarm was tripped due to smoke from a fireplace and a stuck flue in the chimney. The entire east hallway on the first floor was charged with smoke. Firefighters assisted building engineers in removing the smoke and resetting the alarm.

Friday, Feb. 1

River rescue: Snoqualmie firefighters assisted Eastside Fire & Rescue to help a woman trapped in the Snoqualmie River in North Bend.  An off duty fire fighter from Snoqualmie was first on the scene and held her from being swept away until Swiftwater Technicians from Snoqualmie and Eastside Fire & Rescue could rescue her.

Medical calls: In addition to the above calls, fire fighters responded to 11 medical aid calls bringing the annual call number to 110.

Fall City Fire District

Wednesday, Feb. 6

Chest pain: At 4:58 p.m., firefighters responded to a 37-year-old man who was experiencing chest pain. He was seen by a paramedic unit from Bellevue Fire. The patient was treated and transported to a hospital.

Tuesday, Feb. 5

Fall: At 9:33 a.m., firefighters responded to an 85-year-old man who had fallen. He was helped up and left at home.

Monday, Feb. 4

Medical issue: At 9:03 a.m., firefighters responded to a 65-year-old woman who was unresponsive. She was also seen by a paramedic unit from Bellevue Fire Department. The patient was treated and transported to Swedish of Issaquah via the medic unit.

Sunday, Feb. 3

Chest pain: At 8:45 a.m., firefighters responded to a 62-year-old man with chest pain. He was also seen by a paramedic unit from Bellevue Fire. The man was treated and transported to Swedish of Issaquah via the medic unit.

Pain: At 10:17 a.m., firefighters responded to a 36-year-old woman experiencing pain. The patient was treated and transported to Swedish of Issaquah via private ambulance.

Friday, Feb. 1

Accidentally eaten: At 5:15 p.m., firefighters responded to a 4-year-old girl who had ingested a foreign object. The patient was given an exam, and the patient’s mother transported her to Swedish of Issaquah via private auto.

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