Cash, smokes and a knife; Pump but no pay; stolen beer: Snoqualmie Valley police, fire blotter

Police agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following

North Bend Sheriff's Substation

Wednesday, Feb. 20

Broken: At 11:48 a.m., police received a call about an attempted break-in in the 200 block of Northeast 12th Street. The caller had found a pair of broken bolt-cutters on the ground, and it appeared that someone had been trying to use it to cut the lock on the shed door in the back yard. Police tested the tool for fingerprints and checked it into evidence.

Tuesday, Feb. 19

Cash, smokes and a knife: At 9:22 p.m. a caller in the 17000 block of 430 Avenue South reported the theft of cigarettes, money and a knife from his home.

Monday, Feb. 18

Medical supply theft: At 6:10 a.m., the owner of a business in the 400 block of Main Avenue South reported a theft had occurred over the weekend. The owner said she various medical supplies were missing and the cabinets had been searched. The thief apparently gained access through an unlocked window, and used the same window to escape.

Sunday, Feb. 17

Gas and go: At 7:40 p.m., a business in the 500 block of East North Bend Way reported a drive-off from the fuel pump. A white man, about 40 years old, and driving a green Subaru Outback pumped 14 gallons of gas into his vehicle and then drove off without attempting to pay.

Carnation Police Dept.

Saturday, Feb. 23

Stolen beer: At 7:26 a.m., a business in the 4300 block of Tolt Avenue reported a theft of beer that had occurred the previous night. The business did not contact police while the crime was in progress, however.

Friday, Feb. 22

Parking enforcement pays: At 7:06 p.m., an officer in the area of East Commercial Street and East Entwistle Street saw several cars parked within a few inches of a crosswalk, although the requirement is 20, and contacted nearby residents to inform them of the problem. In the process, the officer contacted a resident with a warrant, and arrested him.

Wednesday, Feb. 20

Snoqualmie hand-off: At 12:04 p.m., an officer assisted the Department of Corrections by checking on a parolee in the 32100 block of East Morrison Street. The subject was home, but had an arrest warrant in Snoqualmie, so the officer arrested him and handed the subject off to the Snoqualmie Police.

Sunday, Feb. 17

Theft, but no get-away: At 7:05 p.m., a business in the 31700 block of West Eugene Street reported a theft in progress. The subjects were gone when the officer arrived, but the officer located the suspects in the store parking lot. One man was arrested and the stolen items were recovered.

Snoqualmie Fire Department

Wednesday, Feb. 20

Alarm: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to the Salish Lodge for a fire alarm. A haze and smell of smoke were noticed on the second floor. Crews found that room 201 was completely charged with smoke from the wood fireplace being lit while the flue was closed. Crews vented the room and the hallway. No injuries were reported.

Monday, Feb. 18

Alarm: Snoqualmie firefighters were called to an automatic fire alarm at the Town Pump. No fire was found.  The system was set off by dust from a shop vacuum.

Medical calls: In addition to the above calls, firefighters responded to 12 medical aid calls bringing Snoqualmie's annual call number to 145.

Fall City Fire District

Tuesday, Feb. 19

Medical issue: At 6:40 p.m., firefighters responded to assist a 69-year-old woman experiencing chest pain. She was evaluated and transported to an area hospital via Bellevue medics.

Monday, Feb. 18

Bad burn: At 9:46 a.m., firefighters responded to investigate a burn complaint. On arrival a fire that was too large and was burning illegal materials was found. The homeowner extinguished the fire.

Back pain: At 12:25 p.m., firefighters responded to assist a 55-year-old man with lower back pain. The patient was transported to an area hospital via Fall City aid car.

Sunday, Feb. 17

Car accident: At 11:07 a.m., firefighters responded with Eastside fire for a two car motor vehicle accident. One patient was transported to an area hospital via Eastside aid car.

Saturday, Feb. 16

Fall: At 9:09 a.m., firefighters responded to assist a 72 year old woman who had fallen and was unable to get up on her own. She was transported to an area hospital via private ambulance.

Friday, Feb. 15

Help up: At 11:16 a.m., firefighters responded to assist a 72-year-old woman who was unable to get up on her own. The patient was not injured and was left at the scene after being helped up.

Burn complaint: At 11:41 a.m., firefighters responded to investigate a burn complaint. On arrival a small burn pile was found in an established no burning zone. The homeowner extinguished the fire.

Car accident: At 11:57 p.m., firefighters responded with Snoqualmie fire for a motor vehicle accident. Bellevue medics transported one patient to an area hospital.

Thursday, Feb. 14

No fire: At 2:48 p.m., firefighters responded with Eastside Fire and Snoqualmie Fire Department for a reported structure fire. No fire was found by units on scene and all incoming units were cancelled.

Breathing problem: At 2:53 p.m., Firefighters responded to a 10-year-old boy experiencing shortness of breath. Fall City units were cancelled before reaching the scene.

Bad detector: At 9:05 p.m., firefighters responded to investigate a carbon monoxide detector activation in a residence. It was determined that the monoxide detector had gone bad.


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