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Gas siphoning thief damages Snoqualmie woman's car; Radio-controlled plane does elk flyby | Snoqualmie Valley Police, Fire calls

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

Snoqualmie Police Dept.

Monday, March 3

Siphon attempt: At 6:29 p.m., a caller in the 8500 block of 384th Avenue Southeast reported damage to her car caused by someone attempting to siphon gas. The car was parked in the victim’s driveway, and its gas tank cover was damaged, but no gas was taken. The caller requested extra patrols in the area.

Wednesday, March 5

No place to go: At 9:14 a.m., a business in the 38000 block of Southeast King Street called police to report a suspicious man in the restroom. The caller told police that the man said he had no place to go, and was coming off a heroin high. Police responded and searched the man’s bag, finding used needles inside. They took the drug paraphernalia, but, at the caller’s request, did not remove the man from the building.

Thursday, March 6

Yelling: At 4:11 p.m., a caller asked police to check on a man in the 39000 block of Southeast Park Street. The man, described as white, in his 30s with a mustache and dark hair, wearing a dark jacket and grey sweatpants, was yelling at drivers for going too fast, and the caller worried that he might become violent.

Elk flyby: At 5 p.m., a caller contacted police, concerned about someone using a radio-controlled airplane above the elk herd along S.R. 202 at the Snoqualmie city limits. The caller was worried that the drone would spook the elk and send them running into traffic. Several more callers also contacted police about the flyover. Police contacted the subject, who was using the drone to film the elk. The elk did not seem to mind.

North Bend Substation

Friday, Feb. 28

Multiple warrants: At 12:04 a.m., an officer patrolling the 400 block of East North Bend Way recognized a subject in a store parking lot. The subject had two warrants, for theft and trespassing, and was arrested.

Found under bridge: At 9:19 p.m., an officer located a subject wanted on a felony warrant in the 400 block of Bendigo Boulevard South. The subject had walked underneath the bridge, where the officer found him.

Saturday, March 1

Stolen shades: At 3 p.m., a business in the 400 block of South Fork Avenue reported a shoplift. A subject reportedly hid a pair of sunglasses in his pocket, then left the store without paying for them.

Thursday, March 6

Forged check: At 3:55 p.m., a bank in the 100 block of Bendigo Boulevard reported a person was attempting to deposit a forged check. Multiple officers responded and arrested the subject on fraud charges.

Snoqualmie Fire Dept.

Monday, March 3

Smoky furnace: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to Cranberry Court for a report of smoke in a residence. Although no source was found, the furnace was suspected. The homeowner was advised to contact a furnace repair company.

Tuesday, March 4

Alarm: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to a retail complex on Center Boulevard for an automatic fire alarm. They determined that the alarm was triggered by a fire extinguisher that was maliciously set off in the stairwell. The Snoqualmie Police Department was called and will investigate the incident.

Burned trash: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to Schusman Avenue Southeast for a complaint from a resident about a neighbor burning garbage. Firefighters located the residents and advised them of the regulations against burning trash.

Medical calls: In addition to the above calls, Snoqualmie firefighters responded to 13 medical aid calls in the week, bringing the total 2014 call number to 163.

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