Vehicle prowls, drunk driver: Weekly Snoqualmie Valley police, fire reports
May 4, 2010 · 2:50 PM
Police and fire agencies responded to the following in the Snoqualmie Valley:
Snoqualmie Police Report
Monday, April 19
Drunk driver: At 11:10 p.m., an officer witnessed a 1992 Toyota sedan swerving while traveling south along Railroad Avenue. Pulling over the vehicle, the officer could smell a strong odor of alcohol coming from inside. The driver had bloodshot eyes and a pale face. Asked if he had been drinking, at first the driver said he had nothing, but then said he had a few at home. When the driver stepped out of the car, the officer found an open can of Mike's Hard Lemonade in the car. The driver said he had been drinking in the car, but he had only drunk three cans. The driver was asked to perform field sobriety test and he failed them all. He was placed under arrest.
Marijuana possession: At 1:04 p.m., an officer was at Smokey Joe's Tavern for a meeting with the bartenders. Arriving, the officer noticed a female bartender talking to a man in the beer garden. The bartender walked back inside and the officer spoke with her for a few minutes. The man followed a few minutes earlier and walked out the front door. As he passed the officer, the officer could smell the odor of marijuana. Following the man, the officer could still smell the odor and called to him, telling him he was under arrest for the possession of marijuana. The man then handed the officer approximately an eighth of an ounce of marijuana.
Friday, April 16
Warrant arrest: At 8:54 p.m., an officer witnessed a man riding a bicycle with no helmet. He stopped the man, who told him that he was just on his way to the bar for a drink. The officer ran the man's name through dispatch and dispatched confirmed that the man had two warrants out of King County for his arrest. The officer placed the man in handcuffs and brought him to the King County Substation in North Bend. The officer checked if the bicycle was stolen. Dispatchers had no record for the bicycle.
King County Sheriff's Report
Saturday, April 17
Parking violation: At 4:40 p.m., an officer was flagged down by a North Bend citizen who was upset over a parking ticket she had received for parking the wrong way. She mentioned an abandoned truck and asked why it was not cited. The officer tagged the truck with yellow chalk.
Stolen trail cameras: At 12:23 p.m., a project funded by the Washington State Department of Transportation was vandalized along the trails of North Bend. State officials installed two cameras along the Snoqualmie Valley Trail, padlocked and bolted inside two cases. Vandals unbolted the cases and stole the cameras. An employee with the research project reported that when they installed the cameras on Thursday night, a group of teens watched them. Two were captured on camera. The employee told the officers that she would send the photos to them.
Friday, April 16
Vehicle prowl: At 10:43 a.m., a man reported a vehicle prowl. He had parked his car in his driveway overnight, leaving it unlocked. An unknown person entered the vehicle and took an iPod from the center console. A second vehicle was entered and rifled, but nothing was taken. Next door, a vehicle was stolen.
Snoqualmie Fire Department
Wednesday, April 29
Medical call: At 12:05 p.m., Snoqualmie emergency medical technicians (EMTs) were dispatched to Mount Si High School for a medical call. One patient was evaluated and left in the care of the school.
Medical call: At 2:04 PM Snoqualmie EMTs responded to the Snoqualmie downtown area for a medical call. One patient was treated and then transported to Overlake Medical Center by private ambulance.
Medical call: At 6:26 p.m., Snoqualmie EMTs were dispatched to the Snoqualmie Casino for a medical call. One patient was evaluated and then left in the care of the Snoqualmie Casino security staff.
Tuesday, April 27
Medical call: At 2:13 a.m., Snoqualmie EMTs responded to the Snoqualmie Casino for a medical call. One patient was treated and left in care of the Snoqualmie Casino security staff.
Medical call: At 6:21 a.m., Snoqualmie EMTs were dispatched to the Snoqualmie Ridge area for a medical call. One patient was treated and left in the care of family on scene.
Monday, April 26
Car accident: At 12:27 p.m., Snoqualmie firefighters were dispatched to the Snoqualmie Casino for a car accident. One patient was treated and then transported to Swedish Hospital at Issaquah by a private ambulance.
Sunday, April 25
Diabetic problem: At 6:03 p.m., Snoqualmie EMTs responded to the Snoqualmie Casino for a 49-year-old man with a diabetic problem. He was evaluated and transported to Overlake Hospital Medical Center by Snoqualmie’s aid car.
Friday, April 23
Ankle injury: At 10:05 a.m., Snoqualmie EMTs responded to the Snoqualmie Casio for a 77-year-old woman with an ankle injury. Her ankle was placed in a splint and she was transported to the hospital by private ambulance.
Eye injury: At 11:38 a.m., Snoqualmie EMTs responded to Mount Si High School for a 16-year-old girl with an eye injury. She was evaluated and transported to Overlake Medical Center by private ambulance.
Lost children: At 1:08 p.m., Snoqualmie firefighters assisted Snoqualmie police in searching for two 4-year-old children who had wandered away from home. The children were found and reunited with their parents.
Illness: At 7:50 p.m., Snoqualmie EMTs responded to the Snoqualmie Casino for a 67-year-old woman who was ill at the Snoqualmie Casino. She was evaluated and transported by private ambulance to Overlake Hospital Medical Center.
Fall City Fire District
Wednesday, April 26
Breathing problem: At 2:44 p.m., a family friend drove an 88-year-old man to Fall City Fire Department, because he was experiencing shortness of breath. Emergency medical technicians evaluated and treated him until all symptoms subsided. The man was advised to see a doctor for his condition, but refused a transport to a local hospital. A family friend drove the patient home.
Sunday, April 25
Fall: At 6:16 p.m., EMTs responded to the 6700 block of Elderberry Avenue Southeast for a 4-year-old boy who temporarily loss consciousness and was bleeding from his nose after accidentally falling into an entertainment center. EMTs evaluated and treated the man on scene. The man was left at home in the care of his parents, who were advised to call 911 again if their son’s condition changed.
Saturday, April 24
Numbness: At 8:27 p.m., EMTs responded to the 5300 block of 372nd Avenue Southeast for an 60-year-old woman who was experiencing numbness on the right side of her body. She was evaluated, treated and transported to a local hospital by Fall City Fire Department.
Seizure: At 8:55 p.m., EMTs responded to the 26500 block of Southeast 20th Place for a 49-year-old man who experienced a seizure. EMTs evaluated and began treating the patient on scene. A private ambulance then transported the man to a local hospital.
Friday, April 23
Pain: At 7:32 a.m., EMTs responded to the 35900 block of Southeast 46th Street for an 81-year-old woman who was feeling nauseous and experiencing severe lower back pain. EMTS evaluated and began treating her at the scene. A private ambulance then transported her to a local hospital.