Drunk stunt rider, biking with meth, suspicious cleaners: Snoqualmie Valley police, fire reports

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

Snoqualmie Police Dept.

Tuesday, Aug. 20

Old car prowl: At 3:50 p.m., an officer met with a citizen in the 3800 block of Southeast Beta Street for a theft report. Someone broke into the victim’s vehicle on July 31 and stole a $200 GPS, phone charger, and $150 sunglasses. He thought the car was locked, but there was no sign of forced entry.

Suspicious behavior: At 1:37 a.m., an officer patrolling the 3400 block of Southeast Stellar Way contacted two people who’d been circling the neighborhood. They said they’d just finished cleaning the business where one of them worked. The officer didn’t believe them, but found no evidence of a crime.

Saturday, Aug. 17

Stunt rider: At 10:14 p.m., an officer patrolling Railroad Avenue pursued a speeding motorcycle north on S.R. 202. He watched the rider do stunts on the bike, including dragging a foot around corners, riding side-saddle and finally, lying stomach-down, feet hanging off the back. The officer stopped him at the Fish Hatchery Road, and the driver, appearing intoxicated, told the officer, “do what you need to do.” The officer needed to arrest him for driving under the influence.

Meth: At 8:35 p.m., an officer patrolling Southeast 80th Street saw a motorcycle approach from behind, then turn around. The rider had no helmet, headlight, taillight, license plate, or motorcycle endorsement. The officer stopped him at 378th Avenue Southeast and Southeast 83rd Place. The rider said his license was suspended, and he’d just gotten the bike running. He had some methamphetamine, plus a glass pipe, and was arrested.

North Bend Substation

Thursday, Sept. 5

Bike recovered: At 11:49 a.m., a caller contacted police about a stolen bicycle. She said an acquaintance had just called to tell her the stolen bicycle was parked in the bike rack at the North Bend Library. When the officer responded, he saw a subject pushing the bicycle down the street.

Wednesday, Sept. 4

Welfare check: At 12:59 p.m., officers assisted the Auburn Police Department on a welfare check of a missing woman with dementia, diabetes and a heart condition. Police located the woman in the parking lot of the library.

Tuesday, Sept. 3

School vandalized: At 8:52 a.m., police received a report of vandalism at North Bend Elementary School, where someone had tagged four buildings with black spray paint. A teacher there said the graffiti was not there the previous day at 5 p.m. when she was leaving.

Monday, Sept. 2

Threats: At 7:09 p.m., a caller in the 46600 block of Southeast North Bend Way reported being threatened by a co-worker. The co-worker pantomimed shooting the caller, and said he “has a .45 in the car.”

Fall City Fire District

Tuesday, Sept. 10

Illegal burn: At 8:23 p.m., firefighters responded to a reported illegal burn. The homeowner was extinguishing the fire upon the arrival of the fire department.

Monday, Sept. 9

Evaluation: At 8:31 p.m., firefighters responded to a woman who was experiencing a mental issue. She was given an evaluation, and was left in the custody of the King County Sheriff’s Office.

Saturday, Sept. 7

Burn? At 11:20 a.m., firefighters responded to a burn complaint. Nothing was found.

Car accident: At 3:23 p.m., firefighters responded to a motor vehicle accident. One patient was treated and transported to Swedish of Issaquah via the Fall City Fire aid car.

Friday, Sept. 6

Alarm: At 6:28 p.m., firefighters responded to an automatic fire alarm in a residence. The alarm activation was due to cleaning.

Thursday, Sept. 5

Illegal burn: At 7:35 p.m. firefighters responded to an unconfirmed structure fire. On arrival, the fire was discovered to be an illegal burn.

Snoqualmie Fire Dept.

Monday, Sept. 9

Car accident: Snoqualmie units along with Eastside Fire & Rescue units responded to a auto accident on the off ramp of Interstate 90 to Highway 18. Two people were treated for minor injuries and transported to a local hospital to be checked out.

Thursday, Sept. 5

Alarm: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to a fire alarm at Motion Water Sports Warehouse. On arrival, they found no fire and the alarm was supposed to be in test mode while being worked on by a technician.

Lightning strike: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to a residence where lightning struck a tree in the yard. The tree was on fire with debris blocking the road. Firefighters extinguished the fire and opened the road back up.

Medical call: In addition to the above calls, Snoqualmie firefighters responded to 15 medical aid calls bringing the annual call number to 812.

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