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Shoplifting, stolen groceries: Weekly Snoqualmie Valley police, fire reports

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

King County Sheriff's Department

Tuesday, July 27

Shoplifters: At 8 p.m., an officer was dispatched to O’Reilly Auto Parts in North Bend for a report of shoplifting. A store employee saw a strange man acting in a suspicious manner in the store. The man picked up a battery, rotary kit and car light. When two cashiers were busy, he ran out of the store and drove off in a white Jeep Cherokee. The employee said he could pick the suspect out of a lineup and his manager thought he had a picture of the man on his cell phone from a previous encounter.

Stolen groceries: At 12:15 p.m., two suspects entered the North Bend Safeway and attempted to shoplift a cart full of groceries. An employee was able to stop them at the front door and retrieve the cart while they left in a dark colored Jeep Cherokee. The suspects were described as a woman in her 30s, about six feet tall, with a heavy build, brown hair, a pink shirt and jean shorts, and a man with a baseball cap and dark sweater.

Monday, July 26

Stolen Items: At 10:03 a.m., a woman reported that her vehicle was burglarized while it was parked at Ira Spring Trailhead at I-90 exit 45. Someone smashed out the rear passenger side window to gain entry, and stole a duffle bag and contents behind the driver seat and a flashlight in the center console. The victim learned that her credit card was used at an unknown location in North Bend at 7:44 p.m. for two unauthorized withdrawals.

Snoqualmie Police Department

Tuesday, July 20

Suspended license: At 12:30 a.m., an officer was driving northbound on Railroad Avenue when he saw a white 1995 Jeep Cherokee in front of his vehicle. The driver wasn’t using his turn signal. The officer activated his emergency lights and stopped the vehicle for failing to signal three times. The officer recognized the driver from a previous encounter for driving with a suspended license. The officer asked if the man was still suspend, and he said he was. The driver said he did not have his license or registration and proof of insurance in the vehicle. The driver was issued a traffic infraction for driving with no proof of insurance and failing to signal.

Sunday, July 18

Warrant: At 10:26 p.m., an officer was patrolling the area of Newton Street and Silva Avenue when he observed a blue Honda with a broken taillight. The officer followed the vehicle until it pulled into an apartment complex, then put his spotlight on it. The driver said he knew his taillight was broken and hadn’t had it fixed yet. The officer ran the driver’s name and confirmed he had a warrant for his arrest. During a search of the vehicle, the officer found a plastic baggy with marijuana. The warrant agency was notified and the driver was taken to Issaquah Jail.

Snoqualmie Fire Department

Tuesday, July 27

Medical call: At 9:53 a.m., Snoqualmie emergency medical technicians (EMTs) were dispatched to the Snoqualmie downtown area for a medical call. One patient was evaluated and then transported to a hospital by private ambulance.

Medical call: At 2:55 p.m., Snoqualmie EMTs and Bellevue paramedics responded to the Snoqualmie Ridge area for a medical call. One patient was evaluated and then transported to a hospital by Bellevue paramedics.

Medical call: At 3:32 p.m., Snoqualmie EMTs were dispatched to the Snoqualmie downtown area for a medical call. One patient was treated and then transported to a hospital by private ambulance.

Medical call: At 6:19 p.m., Snoqualmie EMTs responded to the Snoqualmie Ridge area for a medical call. One patient was treated and left in care of family on scene.

Sunday, July 25

Assault: At 2:24 a.m., Snoqualmie EMTs were dispatched to the Snoqualmie Casino for a 29-year-old man who had been assaulted. His nose had been broken and he was advised to have his friend drive him to the hospital.

Medical call: At 12:54 p.m., Snoqualmie EMTs were dispatched to the Snoqualmie Casino for a medical call. One patient was evaluated and left in the care of family members.

Medical call: At 3:32 p.m., Snoqualmie EMTs and Bellevue paramedics responded to the Snoqualmie Hospital for a medical call. One patient was evaluated and then transported to a hospital by Bellevue paramedics.

Medical call: At 7 p.m., Snoqualmie EMTs were dispatched to the Snoqualmie Ridge area for a medical call. One patient was treated and then transported to a hospital by Snoqualmie EMTs.

Medical call: At 10:09 p.m., Snoqualmie EMTs responded to the Snoqualmie Casino for a medical call. One patient was treated and then transported to the hospital by private ambulance.

Saturday, July 24

Medical call: At 5:31 a.m., Snoqualmie EMTs were dispatched to the Snoqualmie Casino for a medical call. One patient was evaluated and then transported to the hospital by Snoqualmie EMTs.

Hurt child: At 10:48 p.m., Snoqualmie EMTs were dispatched to S.E. Ridge St. for a 3-year-old boy who had cut his arm on a toy car. The boy’s wound was cleaned and bandaged and he was sent to the hospital with his babysitter.

Friday, July 23

Medical call: At 10:53 p.m., Snoqualmie EMTs responded to the Snoqualmie Ridge area for a medical call. one patient was evaluated and left at the scene in the care of Snoqualmie police.

Fall City Fire District

Wednesday, July 28

Headache: At 8:45 p.m., Fall City Fire Department and Bellevue paramedics responded to the 28800 block of Southeast 8th Street for a 33-year-old woman who was experiencing a severe headache. EMTs evaluated the patient on scene and then transported her to Swedish Hospital for further evaluation.

Tuesday, July 27

Dislocated wrist: At 5:11 p.m., Fall City Fire Department, Eastside Fire and Rescue and a King County Sheriff Office dive team responded to Neal Road Southeast and Fall City-Carnation Road for reports of one patient with a possible broken wrist, and several other bystanders, on the shore of the Snoqualmie River. Crew members were able to reach them, and Emergency Medical Technicians evaluated the patient, who appeared to have a dislocated wrist. The patient was transported to Snoqualmie Valley Hospital by a private ambulance.

Illegal burn: At 8:49 p.m., Fall City Fire Department responded to the area of State Route 202 at State Route 203 for reports of an illegal burn. Firefighters found an illegal campfire, which had to be extinguished.

Monday, July 26

Infection: At 11:02 a.m., EMTs responded to the 4400 block of 332nd Avenue Southeast for a 33-year-old woman who was experiencing symptoms of a possible infection. EMTs evaluated the patient, and a private ambulance transported her to Harborview Medical Center by a private ambulance at her request.

Sunday, July 25

Brush fire: At 11:52 a.m., Fall City Fire Department and Eastside Fire and Rescue responded to eastbound I-90 near milepost 32 for reports of a wildland fire. Firefighters found a 2,500-square-foot brush fire, which was started by a hot axle from a boat trailer. Crews worked together to quickly extinguish the fire, which was continuing to grow in the median of the freeway.

Fall: At 11:30 a.m., EMTs responded to the 4300 block of 336th Place Southeast for a 2-year-old girl who fell out of a car, hit her head on concrete and was vomiting. They evaluated the girl, and a private ambulance transported her to Overlake Hospital.

Chest pain: At 4:31 p.m., Fall City Fire Department, Eastside Fire and Rescue and Bellevue paramedics responded to the 43000 block of Southeast 149th Street for an 81-year-old woman who was experiencing chest pain. EMTs and paramedics evaluated the patient on scene. She was allowed to stay at home.

Saturday, July 24

Abdominal pain: At 1:29 a.m., EMTs responded to the 31800 block of Southeast Issaquah-Fall City Road for a 38-year-old woman who was experiencing abdominal pain and was unable to stand. EMTs evaluated and transported her to Swedish Hospital.

Breathing problem: At 9:41 p.m., Fall City Fire Department and Bellevue paramedics responded to the 4300 block of 356th Drive Southeast for a 55-year-old man in respiratory distress. EMTs and paramedics quickly began treating him. Paramedics then transported him to Overlake Hospital for further evaluation.

Friday, July 23

Chest pain: At 12:11 p.m., Fall City and Eastside Fire and Rescue teams and Bellevue paramedics responded to the 31300 block of Southeast Redmond-Fall City Road for a 79-year-old man who was experiencing chest pain. EMTs evaluated and began treating him at the scene. He was transported to Overlake Hospital.

Rag fire: At 3:58 p.m., Fall City Fire Department responded to the 27800 block of Southeast 26th Way for reports of a small fire. Firefighters found and extinguished the fire, a 12-by-12-foot pile of rags that had spontaneously combusted after being soaked with deck stain.

Thursday, July 22

Chest pain: At 8:15 a.m., Fall City Fire Department and Bellevue paramedics responded to the 32600 block of Southeast Redmond-Fall City Road for a 56-year-old woman who was experiencing chest pain. EMTs evaluated the patient and transported her to Swedish Hospital Medical Center.

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