Nabbing the tip jar; Booked for meth; Caught by Dad: Snoqualmie Valley police, fire calls

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

North Bend Substation

Tuesday, Aug. 13

Taking tips: At 6:54 p.m., a business in the 200 block of West North Bend Way reported a theft. An employee reported that a 30-year-old man took the tip jar and her cell phone off the counter, then ran. Officers arrested the thief and closed the case.

Saturday, Aug. 10

Ringside seat: At 11:57 p.m., police were called to a business in the 100 block of East North Bend Way for a bar fight. One subject walked into the business and started a fight with another, and during the scuffle, both combatants fell onto a woman, who was hurt.

Drugs: At 10:28 p.m., an officer in the 300 block of Ballarat Avenue North stopped a vehicle driven by a subject with a suspended license. While he was being booked, police also found methamphetamine on him.

Friday, Aug. 9

Caught by Dad: At 4:55 p.m., police were called to the 700 block of Southwest Mount Si Boulevard, to retrieve a juvenile runaway. The juvenile had a misdemeanor warrant, and he was being detained at the business by his father, who saw him there. Police arrived at 5 p.m., and took the youth into custody.

Fall City Fire

Thursday, Aug. 8

Burn complaint: At 9:43 a.m., the Fall City Fire Department responded to the 5500 block of Preston-Fall City Road Southeast for a burn complaint. The fire was extinguished due to a seasonal burn ban, and other burn violations.

Saturday, Aug. 10

Broken shoulder: At 2:13 p.m., the Fall City Fire Department responded to the Duthie Hill Bike Park for a 46-year-old man with a possible broken shoulder. He was transported to a hospital by Fall City’s aid car.

Sunday, Aug. 11

Car accident: At 4:17 p.m., the Fall City Fire Department responded to the 6300 block of Preston-Fall City Road Southeast for a three-vehicle accident. Firefighters evaluated the patients, and deemed the accident to be non-injury.

Wednesday, Aug. 14

Burning building: At 12:06 a.m., Fall City Fire, Eastside Fire and Rescue, and Snoqualmie Fire responded to the 36000 block of Southeast 89th Place for an out-building structure fire. Crews worked together to extinguish the fire.

Burning shed: At 5:34 p.m.,  the Fall City Fire Department responded to the 33300 block of Southeast 43rd Street for reports of smoke from a building. On arrival, firefighters found smoke coming from the eaves and around the door of a shed behind the house, and extinguished the fire.

Wednesday, Aug. 7

Burning toilet: At 1:59 a.m., Fall City Fire responded to the 32200 block of East Entwistle Street for reports of a brush fire. Upon arrival, they extinguished the fire, which turned out to be a fully involved portable toilet.

Knee injury: At 3:37 p.m., Fall City’s crew went to the 4400 block of Preston-Fall City Road Southeast for a 14-year-old with a knee injury. The patient’s injury was evaluated, splinted, and a family member took the victim to urgent care.

Monday, Aug. 5

Structure fire: At 8:48 a.m., Fall City Fire, Snoqualmie Fire, Eastside Fire and Rescue, and Bellevue Paramedics responded to the 6500 block of West Crest View Loop Southeast for a structure fire. Crew members worked together to extinguish the fire. Fall City Fire assisted with forcible entry, and a secondary search of the house.

Dog bite: At 12:41 p.m., the Fall City Fire Department responded to the 34800 block of Southeast Douglas Street for a 13-year-old boy bitten by a dog. The bite was treated, and the boy was taken to an urgent care facility by his mother.

Snoqualmie Fire Dept.

Broken microwave: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to the Snoqualmie Ridge area for a possible appliance fire. They determined there was no fire and the microwave malfunctioned.

Saturday, Aug. 10

Odd smell: Firefighters responded to a reported ammonia odor at Hwy 18 and I-90. Nothing was found.

Friday, Aug. 9

Power line: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to downtown Snoqualmie downtown for a power line that was sparking in a tree. Puget Sound Energy sent a technician.

Medical calls: This week, Snoqualmie firefighters responded to 14 medical aid calls, bringing the annual call number to 726.

Eastside Fire & Rescue (North Bend)

Wednesday, Aug. 14

Structure fire: At 12:06 a.m., EFR responded to a building on fire at the 36000 block of Southeast 89th Place.

Tuesday, Aug. 13

Unauthorized burn: At 8:47 a.m., EFR went to a report of an illegal burn at the 51900 block of eastbound Interstate 90.

Sunday, Aug. 11

Illegal burn: At 3:26 p.m., EFR went to an attempted burn at the 16800 block of 427th Place.

Illegal burn: EFR responded to an illegal burn at the 44400 block of 166th Street,

Saturday, Aug. 10

Controlled burn: At 6:10 p.m., EFR responded to the 100 block of Southeast 87th Street for a controlled burn.

Friday, Aug. 9

Lockout: At 12:45 a.m., EFR’s crew went to the 700 block of East North Bend Way for a person who was in distress and locked out.


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