Pickpocket works the line at grocery store | Snoqualmie Valley Police, Fire calls

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

North Bend Sheriff’s Substation

Tuesday, Dec. 31

No entry: At 10:45 p.m., police were called to a report of child neglect in the 400 block of Main Avenue South. A woman was not allowing her child to come into the house.

Monday, Dec. 30

Grocery pickpocket: At 2:30 p.m., a citizen used the sheriff’s website to make an online report of a theft. The victim had been standing at a grocery store counter when two people bumped into him in quick succession. Afterward, the victim’s wallet was missing.

Bike and rack: At 8:45 a.m., a caller in the 400 block of Main Avenue South reported that his bicycle had been stolen. Police arrived at the apartment building and saw that the rack for locking up bikes had also been stolen.

Sunday, Dec. 29

Heroin on hand: At 4:48 p.m., police were called to the North Bend Library to arrest a warrant subject. While searching the man, the officers also found heroin in his possession.

Suspicious behavior: At 8:28 a.m., a store employee in the 500 block of South Fork Avenue called police about a bicyclist, who seemed to be checking out parked cars in the lot. An officer contacted the man, who had a warrant.

Snoqualmie Fire Dept.

Saturday, Dec. 28

Car accident: Snoqualmie firefighters responded with Eastside Fire & Rescue to a motor vehicle accident with injuries on eastbound I-90 near mile-marker 30. A vehicle had spun out of control and slid into trees in the median. Bystanders said the vehicle was doing approximately 80 mph when it lost control. The driver was treated and transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

Saturday, Dec. 21

Alarm: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to an automatic fire alarm at a business on Southeast Douglas Avenue. They found the sprinkler system operating, set off by equipment that had ignited. Two sprinkler heads were tripped, which controlled the fire until crews arrived to completely extinguish it. They determined the cause was an electrical malfunction, with an estimated loss of $35,000.

Friday, Dec. 20

False alarm: Snoqualmie firefighters were dispatched to the Snoqualmie Ridge for a residential automatic fire alarm. It was determined to be a false alarm set off by burnt food.

Medical aid: In addition to the above calls, Snoqualmie firefighters responded to 21 medical aid calls, bringing the total 2013 annual call number to 1,171.

Fall City Fire Department

Sunday, Dec. 29

Car accident: At 5:04 p.m., Fall City firefighters responded to the intersection of Southeast Duthie Hill Road and 266th Avenue Southeast for a motor vehicle accident. One patient was treated, evaluated and taken to a local hospital.

Saturday, Dec. 28

Faintness: At 11:15 p.m., Fall City firefighters responded to the 33500 block of Redmond-Fall City Road for a 56-year-old woman with a decreased level of consciousness. She was evaluated by paramedics and taken to a nearby hospital.

Car accident: At 12:32 a.m., Fall City firefighters responded to the intersection of Southeast 33rd Street and Southeast Duthie Hill Road for a motor vehicle accident. One patient was treated and taken to a nearby hospital by private ambulance.

Odd smell: At 2:22 a.m., Fall City firefighters responded to the 4500 block of 286th Avenue Southeast for reports of an electrical odor.  It was determined that there was an issue with a refrigerator.

Car versus walker: At 5:47 a.m., Fall City firefighters responded to the 2000 block of Trossachs Boulevard Southeast for an accident involving a car versus a pedestrian. The pedestrian was evaluated and taken to a nearby hospital by a private ambulance company.

Overdose: At 8:49 a.m., Fall City firefighters responded to the 11000 block of 325th Avenue Southeast for a possible overdose to prescription medication. One patient was evaluated, treated and left at home.


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