Blotter: Juvenile thief ditches backpack of stolen liquor, with his name on it; crossbow-carrying man seen in wooded area off Parkway

  • Thursday, September 21, 2017 3:32pm
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Snoqualmie-North Bend Police Department

Friday, Sept. 8

Theft: At 8:16 p.m., a business in the 400 block of SW Mount Si Boulevard reported two juveniles shoplifting. The caller said he stopped one of the subjects, who handed over his backpack with the stolen liquor, then ran away. The backpack had the subject’s name on it, though. Police were unable to locate the subjects at the time.

Saturday, Sept. 9

Speeding complaints: At 9:52 a.m., a caller in Snoqualmie complained about speeding vehicles at the intersection of SE Osprey Court and Steller Way SE. The caller refused to give any specifics, and she’d keep calling every day the problem persisted. Police patrolled the area for 30 minutes and recorded no traffic going more than 2 mph over the 20 mph speed limit.

Self service: At 3:11 p.m., a caller reported that an unknown man was working on a truck in front of her home. She said she’d asked him if he needed help and he said he’d already helped himself to the use of a garden hose to add water to his leaky radiator. She asked the police to remove the man and talk to him about appropriate behavior with other people’s property.

Party crasher: At 4:38 p.m., police were called to Riverview Park, to remove a woman in her 60s who was reportedly yelling at a family that was setting up for a birthday party in the park. Police told her to leave, because of her foul language in front of children, and she initially refused. When police told her she could be arrested, she agreed to leave. The same person was the subject of several police contacts in the past 48 hours and as a result of her disruptive and strange behavior, she has been banned from Snoqualmie city parks, as well as a local gas station, for one year.

Not a toilet: At 6:37 p.m., police were called to a business in the 200 block of Bendigo Boulevard, where an intoxicated man had been urinating in public, and panhandling. Police contacted a subject matching the caller’s description, and warned him not to urinate in public places.

Tuesday, Sept. 12

Agency assist: At 3:20 a.m., police were called to a house fire on Riverside Drive SE in North Bend, to assist the fire department. The home was safely evacuated and the fire, in the garage, was extinguished.

Hunter: At 7:45 a.m., a caller reported seeing a man in camouflage and carrying a crossbow head into the woods at Snoqualmie Parkway and SE Swenson Drive. He had been seen in a blue pickup truck, but the caller did not know the vehicle’s or subject’s location. Police attempted to find the subject but could not, so they left a business card on the subject’s vehicle, and called the Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Reckless driving: At 7:33 p.m., a caller reported a purple Honda Accord being recklessly driven by a teenage boy in the back parking lot of Mount Si High School, then driving into downtown Snoqualmie. Police located the subject, who had been spinning his tires in the gravel parking lot, and warned him about his driving.

Wednesday, Sept. 13

Theft: At 9:43 p.m., a store in the 400 block of SW Mount Si Boulevard reported that a woman stole a bag full of items and left the store in a blue vehicle. Police contacted store management, who were unable to confirm that anything had been taken.

Thursday, Sept. 14

Vandalism: At 7:35 p.m., a caller reported two juvenile boys were spray-painting and playing on construction equipment at SE 12th Street and Salish Avenue SE. Police contacted the contractor, who said no damage had occurred.

Fall City Fire Department

Thursday, Sept. 7

False alarm: At 2:06 p.m., firefighters responded to an automatic fire alarm, which turned out to be false.

Accident: At 8:28 p.m., Fall City Fire responded to a single-car non-injury accident. They examined the patient and left him with the Washington State Patrol.

Friday, Sept. 8

Infection: At 5:09 p.m., firefighters assisted a 73-year-old man reported to have a urinary tract infection. He was treated and transported to an area hospital via the Fall City Fire aid car.

Saturday, Sept. 9

Abdominal pain: At 8 a.m., firefighters assisted a 66-year-old woman who reported experiencing abdominal pain. The patient was treated and transported to an area hospital via the Fall City Fire aid car.

No smoke: At 1:17 p.m., firefighters received a smoke complaint but did not locate any smoke or fire in the specified location.

Campfire: At 9:16 p.m., firefighters responded to a burn complaint about a camp fire.

Sunday, Sept. 10

Tree down: At 8:07 a.m., Fall City Fire responded to a report of a tree that had fallen into power lines. They secured the scene and notified the power company.

Illegal burn: At 4:19 p.m., the department received a complaint about an illegal burn. They located and extinguished the fire.

Monday, Sept. 11

Trash fire: At 10:34 a.m., firefighters responded to a rubbish fire and extinguished it.

Low blood sugar: At 10:51 p.m., the department assisted a 40 year old man reporting he had low blood sugar. The man was treated and allowed to stay at home.

Tuesday, Sept. 12

Structure fire: At 3:18 a.m., firefighters responded to a residential structure fire and extinguished it.

Leg injury: At 11:13 a.m., Fall City Fire assisted a 62-year-old man who was bleeding from his leg. They treated him and transported him to an area hospital via the Fall City Fire aid car.

Wednesday, Sept. 13

Commercial fire: At 6:25 a.m., firefighters responded to a commercial structure fire. The fire was extinguished.

Gas line break: At 9:57 a.m., the department received a report of a break in a gas line. They secured the line and notified the power company.

Snoqualmie Fire Department

Thursday, Sept. 7

Gas leak: At 12:04 p.m., Snoqualmie firefighters were dispatched to phoned-in report of a gas leak. They arrived to find spilled gasoline in a garage. After checking the home for explosive vapors, they opened all the windows and ventilated the building. No one was injured.

Fall: At 1:27 p.m., the department helped a man who’d fallen while washing his car to get back on his feet. The man then continued to wash his car.

Breathing trouble: At 9:51 p.m., Snoqualmie firefighters assisted a 54-year old woman who had been in respiratory distress and was then unconscious. They assisted medics and rode with the patient transport to an area hospital.

Saturday, Sept. 9

Car vs. elk: At 5:28 a.m., Snoqualmie firefighters were dispatched to a single-car accident. The car hit an elk, and the patient was still inside the vehicle. The patient was transported to an area hospital. The car had significant damage to the front end.

Smoke: At 6:51 a.m., firefighters responded to a report of a smoke column visible near the powerlines at the BPA station on Rattlesnake Road SE. They arrived and saw a large thermal column near the Raging River and began to search for the source. After traveling through a half mile of brush, they located a 50-by-50-foot ground fuel fire that likely had been burning for a couple of days. The fire appeared to have started inside a campfire ring, then extended to the ground around it. Due to the nature of the terrain, firefighters turned the scene over to Department of Natural Resources fire crews.

Accident: At 12:01 p.m., the department was called to a two-vehicle accident on I-90 at mile post 32. One patient said she had a history of seizures and felt one coming on. She also complained about a sore neck and back, but refused treatment, saying she was afraid of hospitals. The driver of the second vehicle appeared uninjured and also refused treatment.

Monday, Sept. 11

Just sleeping: At 7:21 a.m., a caller reported someone sleeping behind a dumpster in Riverview Park. The Snoqualmie police were also on scene and woke the subject, who said he did not need medical assistance.

Tuesday, Sept. 12

Garage fire: At 3:20 a.m., Snoqualmie firefighters assisted other local agencies with a garage fire in North Bend. They assisted with searching the home and ventilating the home after the fire was controlled.

Wednesday, Sept. 13

T-bone collision: At 4:44 p.m., firefighters responded to a two-car “T-bone” accident. One patient was treated and transported to an area hospital as a precautionary measure. A second patient was treated and left at the scene.

Medical aid: In addition to the above calls, Snoqualmie EMTs responded to 10 medical aid incidents bringing the total number of calls to date to 781.

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