Suspicious visitors, kicking in the door, trucker's rage: Snoqualmie Valley police blotter

Police agencies in the Snoqualmie Valley responded to the following:

Snoqualmie Police Dept.

Thursday, April 18

Two-car collision: At 8:24 a.m., police were called to a two-car accident in the 7700 block of Center Boulevard Southeast. The cars collided in the intersection. No one was injured.

Monday, April 15

Suspicious behavior: At 4:37 p.m., a caller in the 7100 block of Cranberry Court Southeast complained that an unknown man was looking in her windows after ringing the doorbell several times. He was seen leaving the area in a small blue pickup.

House call: At 8:26 a.m., a resident in the 6500 block of Fairway Avenue Southeast reported a suspicious call and possible fraud attempt. A man with an accent had called to say he needed to come to the person’s home to verify insurance coverage. The caller later found out the insurance company had tried to send the doctor, but had not contacted them beforehand.

Friday, April 12

Last straw: At 4:53 p.m., a caller in the 3800 block of Southeast Newton Street asked police to remove an unwanted guest from a home. The caller was not the tenant, but was calling out of concern for the tenant, as the visitor had been overheard threatening to punch someone and stab them with an ice pick. Officers responded and removed the visitor, then spoke with the victim, who admitted being the victim of several incidents of domestic violence. The unwanted guest was arrested, and denied threatening the victim, but admitted to kicking in the front door once.

Tuesday, April 9

Not constructive: At 8:22 a.m., a Waste Management driver contacted police about a threatening incident that occurred earlier in the morning in the 9200 block of Merritt Avenue Southeast. The driver said he’d honked his horn at a construction truck so it would move, and the driver of that truck became very angry, swearing at him and trying to get at him. Police could not follow up because the driver could not describe the worker, and hadn’t reported the incident right away.

Monday, April 8

In memory: At 7:05 a.m., police received a report of a suspicious man at the ball fields in the 39800 block of Southeast Park Street. An officer contacted the man, who said he was standing in the field to remember his deceased brother. He also said he had an active warrant for his arrest, which he did. The officer arrested the man and confiscated a bag of tools and a glass pipe that appeared to be for smoking narcotics, but no narcotic drugs.

King County Sheriff

Wednesday, April 17

Assault: At 1:29 a.m., an assault was reported at Sydney Avenue North and West Second Street. An officer responded and spoke with the victim, who knew the attacker. The victim said the suspect hit him, then drove away in a vehicle with three other men inside.

Tuesday, April 16

Cameras, too: At 4:17 p.m., police received a burglary report from the 400 block of Healy Avenue South. Someone entered the business office, removed the security cameras, and then forced open a file cabinet to steal cash and money orders inside.

Monday, April 15

No camping: At 4:20 p.m., an officer in the 400 block of Tollgate Farms contacted a subject on foot, to remind them of the city of North Bend’s new ordinance prohibiting camping in public places.

Sunday, April 14

Bike theft: At 10:37 a.m., a theft victim in the 400 block of East North Bend Way reported a stolen bicycle. The bike had not been locked up, but was stored under the steps to the victim’s apartment.

Thursday, April 11

Two hours, too long: At 10:50 p.m., police were asked to remove a subject from a store in the 400 block of Southwest Mount Si Boulevard. The subject had reportedly been in the store’s bathroom for two hours.

Tuesday, April 9

Stolen car: At 8:30 a.m., a caller in the 600 block of Maloney Grove reported that someone had broken into his detached garage and stolen his car. The thief apparently cut or broke the padlock securing the side door to the garage. The victim’s neighbor reported seeing the garage door had been left open the previous day, which was unusual.

Monday, April 8

No give-away: At 8:23 p.m., a caller in the 300 block of Bendigo Boulevard North reported that someone was gathering all of their yard art and solar lighting into a pile, then loading it into their car. When police contacted the woman, she said she’d been told the owner was giving it all away. She gave all of the items back, and said it was a misunderstanding.

Theft: At 3:59 p.m., a resident of an apartment complex in the 900 block of Stone Brooke Drive reported a theft. Someone had taken guns and money from the victim’s safe, but there were no signs of forced entry.

Carnation Police Department

Friday, April 12

Runaway: At 8:11 p.m., and again at 10:58 p.m., police tried to assist the Bellevue Police Department in locating a runaway juvenile. They searched for the subject in the area of Northeast 45th and 50th Streets and 327th Avenue Northeast, with no success.

Tuesday, April 9

Cut lip: At 3:59 p.m., police responded with firefighters to the 4000 block of Regal Street. A caller reported that she fell and cut her lip. Firefighters treated her at the scene and released her.

Monday, April 8

Working late: At 11:14 p.m., police received complaints from the 32200 block of East Morrison Street, where they found a man at work detailing his car. The officer advised him to stop his work, which was disrupting the quiet neighborhood,  and he said he would.

Suspended: At 9:47 p.m., an officer patrolling Tolt Avenue and East Rutherford Street checked the license plate of a passing vehicle and saw the registered owner had a suspended license. The officer stopped the vehicle and arrested the driver, who was the owner.

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