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Snoqualmie-North Bend Police Dept.

Saturday, Feb. 24

Unwanted subject: At 7:01 p.m., a transient man was reported walking through a store on the 30000 block of SE Douglas Street, Snoqualmie. He had been coming to the store for several days, the caller reported, possibly stealing food. Police found no evidence of any theft but told the man to leave.

Sunday, Feb. 25

Toy up nose: At 7:20 p.m., police were called to Hancock Avenue SE, Snoqualmie for a report of a child getting a Lego piece stuck in his nose. Snoqualmie Fire Department medics helped the child.

Citizen assist: At 10:03 p.m., police were called with a report of a resident who had left Regency North Bend Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Officers found the man on the 400 block of E North Bend Way, North Bend and helped him get back home.

Monday, Feb. 26

Disturbance: At 1:22 a.m., police got a call from the 7000 block of Pickering Court SE, Snoqualmie, reporting a loud argument. An officer responded and found a couple arguing. The wife wouldn’t let her husband back into the house due to his drinking. The husband agreed to spend the night at his son’s house.

Tuesday, Feb. 27

Vehicle Prowl: At 7:41 p.m., a vehicle break in and purse theft on Center Boulevard SE, Snoqualmie, was reported to police. Officers searched the area but found no subjects.

Thursday, March 1

Toy gun: At 3:58 p.m., a citizen on SE Swenson Street, Snoqualmie, called police to report a young teenager with a gun at a nearby park. The caller didn’t know if the gun was real or fake. When officers arrived they found the teen was holding an air gun. They took him home and spoke with his mother.

Friday, March 2

Disturbance: At 7:26 p.m., police were called to a fight on Sword Fern Avenue SE, Snoqualmie. Officers found the conflict began during a child custody exchange but they were unable to determine who started the dispute. The two parties were separated and referred to a prosecutor.

Snoqualmie Fire Dept.

Thursday, Feb. 22

Nausea: At 6:50 p.m., Snoqualmie firefighters responded to a report of a middle-aged woman experiencing coughing and nausea due to inhaling some form of gas inside her kitchen. The patient was evaluated but she refused treatment.

Friday, Feb. 23

Injury assist: At 11:47 p.m., the Snoqualmie department assisted an Eastside unit with a minor injury motor vehicle accident in North Bend. They transported one patient to a local hospital.

Saturday, Feb. 24

Fire alarm: At 11:25 a.m., firefighters responded to an activated fire alarm at Safeway. Crews arrived to find water flowing out of fire sprinkler drain valve. The store had been evacuated. There was no sign of fire and no broken sprinkler heads. It appeared that the drain valve had been tampered with. They closed the master drain valve and advised the manager to call a technician to check the system.

Monday, Feb. 26

Rollover: At 5:46 p.m., Snoqualmie firefighters responded to a semi-truck rollover on S.R. 18 under Interstate-90. The Highway Patrol also responded. They determined that the driver of the truck had taken a turn too fast, causing the rollover. The drivers was not injured.

Tuesday, Feb. 27

Gas spill: At 8:47 p.m., firefighters were called to a gas spill at the Safeway parking lot. Public Works and State Highway Department crews were already on the scene cleaning up the spill when firefighters arrived. The store staff was also recruited to help with clean-up.

Collision: At 4:58 p.m., Snoqualmie firefighters responded to a multiple-car motor-vehicle accident on westbound I-90 at milepost 23. Heavy snow conditions and a military convoy in the right lane were identified as contributing factors. One victim was transported to an area hospital.

Wednesday, Feb. 28

Collision: At 6:58 a.m., firefighters responded to a two-car accident on eastbound S.R. 18. One patient was transported to a local hospital.

Smoke: At 7:17 p.m., the Snoqualmie crew was called to a home for a report of smoke odor. Firefighters noticed the walls were warmer than normal, but nothing else unusual. They advised the homeowner to call the furnace company for maintenance.

Fire alarm: At 10:16 p.m., firefighters responded to an activated fire alarm at Mod Pizza. The dishwasher set off the detector located directly above, in a repetition of numerous past calls. The crew notified the building official of the problem.

Medical aid: In addition, Snoqualmie EMTs responded to 18 medical aid incidents, bringing the total number of calls to date to 166.

Fall City Fire Department

Thursday, Feb. 22

Cardiac arrest: At 7:05 a.m., firefighters responded to a 54-year-old male in cardiac arrest. The patient did not survive.

Friday, Feb. 23

Medical check: At 9:28 p.m., firefighters assisted a 42-year-old man who was disoriented. The patient was given an exam and allowed to stay at home.

Collision: At 11:47 p.m., firefighters responded to a motor vehicle accident. One patient was transported to a local hospital via the Fall City Fire aid car.

Saturday, Feb. 24

Medical call: At 5:50 p.m., firefighters were called to assist a 95-year-old woman. She was deceased when they arrived. A chaplain from Eastside Fire and Rescue was called to the scene.

Illegal burn: At 6:45 p.m., firefighters responded to a burn complaint. The burn pile was illegal and a notice of violation was given.

Monday, Feb. 26

Nausea: At 1:52 a.m., firefighters assisted a 36-year-old man reporting nausea. He was examined and left at home.

Sparks: At 12:48 p.m., firefighters responded to a report of wires arcing, but found no signs of trouble in the indicated area.

Tuesday, Feb. 27

Accident: At 5:47 p.m., firefighters responded to a motor vehicle accident. One patient was treated and transported to an area hospital via the Fall City Fire aid car.

Wednesday, Feb. 28

Child assist: At 1:56 p.m., Firefighters responded to a 13-year-old boy reporting emotional issues. The patient was treated and transported to an area hospital via the Fall City Fire aid car.

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