Punched in the face, pavement nap, more prowlers: Weekly Snoqualmie Valley police, fire calls

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

Snoqualmie Police Dept.

Thursday, March 14

Night driver: At 12:21 a.m., an officer patrolling Railroad Avenue checked the status of the vehicle in front of him and saw that the driver had a suspended license. He signalled the vehicle to stop. The passenger said his wife was driving them home from the casino, because he’d had eye surgery and couldn’t drive yet at night.

Tuesday, March 12

Hit and run: At 9:13 p.m., a witness reported a vehicle had just collided with a parked car on Center Boulevard and left the scene. An officer met a vehicle matching the description on Snoqualmie Parkway and signalled for it to pull over, but the driver continued, eventually turning onto Fairway and stopping in a neighborhood. He didn’t think he’d hit anything, but appeared intoxicated, and was arrested for driving under the influence.

Friday, March 8

Forgotten backpack: At 10 p.m., an officer was called to the station to take a theft report. A woman there said her son’s backpack was stolen from Community Park, where he’d been playing basketball. He left the bag at the park when he went to a nearby event and it was gone when he went back. Stolen items included school books, a calculator and a pair of Executive Beats headphones valued at $300.

Car prowl: At 6:50 p.m., an officer contacted a theft victim. The man told the officer that on March 6, between 8 p.m. and 7 a.m., someone had entered his unlocked vehicle and stolen a $5 camping knife. Nothing else was missing.

North Bend Substation

Tuesday, March 12

Burglary: At 6:26 p.m., a resident in the 1000 block of Forster Boulevard South reported a break-in. Someone had forced open the front door of the home, and stolen several items.

Monday, March 11

Punched in car: At 6:25 p.m., police were called to the North Bend Library for an assault report. The victim reportedly was in his vehicle when an attacker walked over to the driver’s-side door, opened it, and punched the victim in the face.

Saturday, March 9

Found: At 10 a.m., someone turned a wallet into the substation that had been found. The wallet contained a driver’s license and six credit/debit cards.

Friday, March 8

Nap time: At 11 p.m., an officer found a subject lying on the sidewalk in the 100 block of East North Bend Way. The person was intoxicated and unresponsive.

Fall City Fire District

Thursday, March 14

Structure fire: Fall City firefighters/EMTs responded to the 5900 block of 322nd Avenue for a structure fire. The first-in engine company contained the fire before it could spread.

Wednesday, March 13

Car vs. bike accident: Fall City firefighters/EMTs and Snoqualmie firefighters responded to the intersection of Newton Street and Falls Avenue for a 12-year-old boy who was struck by a car while on his bike. They treated and evaluated the boy, then transported him to a hospital.

Tuesday, March 12

Drug issue: Fall City firefighters/EMTs responded to the 4300 block of 356th Drive for a possible drug overdose. One patient was evaluated, treated and taken to a hospital by paramedics.

Saturday, March 9

Bike accident: At 12:52 p.m., firefighters/EMTs responded to the 28900 block of Duthie Hill Road for a 41-year-old man in a bicycle accident. He was evaluated, treated and taken to a hospital by the Fall City aid car.

Snoqualmie Fire Dept.

Tuesday, March 12

Alarm: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to Motion Water Sports for an automatic fire alarm. They determined it was a false alarm and reset the system.

Monday, March 11

Alarm: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to an automatic fire alarm at Snoqualmie Middle School. The alarm was set off by construction work.

Fallen tree: Snoqualmie firefighters assisted Snoqualmie Police in removing a tree that had fallen across the roadway on Epsilon Street.

Saturday, March 9

Burn: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to a burn complaint near Snoqualmie Casino.  Firefighters found a smoldering bonfire attended by a home owner.  They advised the homeowner to make sure it was out before going to bed.

Medical calls: In addition to the above calls, fire fighters responded to 19 medical aid calls, bringing the annual number to 214.







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