Camera catches new employee taking money from the till | Snoqualmie/North Bend police, fire blotter

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

North Bend Sheriff’s Substation

Tuesday, Nov. 5

Short-timer: At 5:32 p.m., police received a theft report from a business in the 400 block of Southwest Mount Si Boulevard. The business provided video footage showing an employee, who had been at the store for one week, taking money from the register. The employee didn’t return.

Fraud: At 12:30 p.m., a caller in the 43000 block of Southeast North Bend Way reported a fraud incident involving his debit card. Someone had used the victim’s debit card to withdraw cash at an ATM.

Saturday, Nov. 2

Theft from truck: At 9:26 a.m., police were called to the 1500 block of Stone Creek Circle Southwest for a theft. The victim reported that someone had stolen the catalytic converter from his truck where it was parked at his office.

Friday, Nov. 1

Bar fight: At 10:06 p.m., police were called to a business in the 45500 block of Southeast North Bend Way for a report of a fight. One of the combatants had reportedly used a beer bottle, as well as fists, to assault the other.

Fall City Fire District

Thursday, Nov. 7

Accident: At 7:59 a.m., firefighters responded with Eastside Fire & Rescue for a reported two-car motor vehicle accident. One patient was treated and transported to an area hospital via Fall City Aid car.

Wednesday, Nov. 6

Illegal burn: At 8:24 p.m., Fall City Fire and Snoqualmie Fire were called to a reported outbuilding on fire. The Snoqualmie Fire units arrived first and determined the fire was an unauthorized burn. Fall City units were cancelled before arrival.

Assistance: At 9:15 a.m., firefighters assisted a 96-year-old man into a vehicle, so his daughter could drive him to a medical appointment. At 12:29 p.m., firefighters assisted the man out of his car and into his home again.

Tuesday, Nov. 5

Low pressure: At 2:57 p.m., Fall City Fire responded to a report of a 74-year-old woman experiencing low blood pressure. They evaluated the woman, then transported her to an area hospital via the Fall City aid car.

Monday, Nov. 4

Unconscious infant: At 4:27 p.m., firefighters received a report of an unconscious 16-month-old boy. They responded and evaluated the child, then transported him to a rendezvous with a paramedic unit that brought the child to an area children’s hospital.

Sunday, Nov. 3

Back pain: At 8:11 p.m., firefighters were called to assist a 55-year-old woman who was experiencing back pain. Crew members evaluated the patient, who was later transported to an area hospital by private ambulance.

Saturday, Nov. 2

Structure fire: At 4:14 p.m., Fall City Firefighters responded, with Eastside Fire & Rescue, to a structure fire in the 40900 block of 131st Street, but the call was cancelled while the crew was en route.

Line down: At 11:51 a.m., firefighters received a report of power lines arcing in the 3800 block of 324th Avenue Southeast. They found a live power line that was down, and PSE had been called. Firefighters assisted with public safety until PSE arrived to repair the line.

Friday, Nov. 1

Fall: At 3:26 p.m., Fall City Firefighters responded to the 30600 block of Issaquah-Fall City Road for a report of a 76-year-old man who had fallen. They evaluated the patient, and family members took him to an area hospital.

Snoqualmie Fire Department

Wednesday, Nov. 6

Odor: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to Curtis Drive for a report of an unusual smell in a home. They found the smell was coming from the dryer, but no hazards.

Burn: Snoqualmie firefighters, along with Fall City Fire, responded to a reported shed on fire. Upon arrival, the crew found an illegal burn in a burn barrel next to the shed.

Sunday, Nov. 3

No fire: Snoqualmie firefighters responded with Eastside Fire & Rescue for a reported vehicle fire in the eastbound lanes of I-90 near Highway 18. Upon arrival, crews found no signs of fire. They later determined that a vehicle had a mechanical failure, prompting the reports of a fire. The vehicle owner had arranged for it to be towed.

Saturday, Nov. 2

Wires: Snoqualmie firefighters responded with Washington State Patrol and Snoqualmie police to a report of wires down near S.R. 202 at the Tokul Creek Bridge. They arrived to find high-voltage lines down across the westbound lanes of S.R. 202. Law enforcement controlled traffic, and contacted PSE.

Arcing: Snoqualmie also responded to a report of a transformer arcing at the intersection of Railroad Place Southeast and Southeast Beta Court. A tree branch had fallen on the transformer, causing sparks and power outage for two homes. PSE was notified.

Structure fire: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to a residential structure fire in North Bend with Eastside Fire & Rescue. Upon arrival, crews found heavy smoke coming from an attached shed on the side of the house. Firefighters kept the fire from spreading and quickly extinguished it. The cause of the fire was not determined.

Thursday, Oct. 31

Smoke Alarm: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to a fire alarm on the corner of Swenson Street and Venn Avenue, where they found some children had blown out some candles. The smoke from that had set off the fire alarm.

Medical calls: In addition to the above calls, Snoqualmie firefighters responded to 12 medical aid calls, bringing the annual call number to 1001.


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