Blotter: Suspicious solicitor gets reminder about knocking on doors; man makes threats at gas station with toy gun

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

  • Wednesday, April 19, 2017 12:14pm
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Snoqualmie-North Bend Police Dept.

Tuesday, April 4

911 Problem: At 6:27 p.m., police were called to Healy Avenue S, North Bend, due to a man threatening physical violence, then the caller hung up on the 911 operator. When called back, the original caller refused to answer any questions. When police arrived at the scene they found both subjects had been drinking heavily, but no crime had occurred.

Wednesday, April 5

Theft: At 4:16 p.m., a shoplifter on the 400 block of E North Bend Way, North Bend, was reported to police. The shoplifter came back to the store to return the stolen items and then ran away. The manager wanted the thief to be banned for one year if police were able to locate him.

Thursday, April 6

Juvenile problem: At 7:10 p.m., four boys walking in the median of Snoqualmie Parkway were reported to police. The caller said the boys were pushing and shoving each other and was worried that they could fall into the road. Police moved them over to the sidewalk.

Friday, April 7

Suspicious: At 9:42 p.m., two subjects in sleeping bags on the 100 block of E Fourth Street, North Bend, were reported to police. Because the location does not enforce a “no loitering” rule during business hours, police did not ask the subjects to move.

Sunday, April 9

911 problem: At 3:56 p.m., a 5-year-old child accidentally called 911 while playing with his father’s old cell phone.

Monday, April 10

Theft: At 9:56 a.m., a scooter was stolen from a porch on the 300 block of SE 10th Circle, North Bend.

Theft: At 8:29 p.m., a man who stole two drones from a business on the 500 block of South Fork Avenue, SW, North Bend, was reported to police.

Tuesday, April 11

Animal problem: At 5:13 p.m., police were called to report horses on the loose on Snoqualmie Valley Trail. The caller was concerned they may go onto the intersection of Bendigo Boulevard N and NW 8th Street. The owner of the horses arrived and took them to Tollgate Park.

Theft: At 6:29 p.m., a shoplifter who stole items from a business on the 200 block of Bendigo Boulevard S, North Bend, was reported to police. The shoplifter left on foot, but police were able to find and detain the subject.

Suspicious: At 8:28 p.m., police were called to NE 6th Street, North Bend to investigate a man who knocked on the caller’s door and claimed he was with Comcast despite not driving a Comcast vehicle. The man knocked on only one door in the neighborhood and left. Police contacted the solicitor, who refused to identify himself four times. He was placed in handcuffs for obstruction. Officers found his wallet and were able to identify the man. Officers explained the soliciting laws in North Bend to him.

Thursday, April 13

Citizen assist: At 4:36 p.m., a child stuck in the bathroom at Stellar Park in Snoqualmie was reported to police. The door was broken and would not open, the Fire Department responded and opened the door.

Theft: At 5:17 p.m., police received a report of a vintage washing machine stolen from the 8000 block of Railroad Avenue, Snoqualmie. The estimated value of the stolen item was $250.

Friday, April 14

Weapons offense: At 12:15 a.m., police were called to a gas station on the 8000 block of Douglas Avenue SE, Snoqualmie, because a man pulled out a gun and was walking around the gas pump and put the gun to his head. The man repeatedly said to call the police while holding the gun to his head. Officers were able to detain the man and discovered that the gun was not real. The subject was taken to a local hospital.

Fall City Fire Department

Thursday, April 6

Fall: At 8:40 a.m., Fall City firefighters were called to a private home to assist a 69-year-old man who had fallen at home and suffered a significant head injury. Medics from the Bellevue Fire Department were called to the scene, and the patient was taken to a local trauma center for treatment.

Faint: At 5:28 p.m., firefighters were called to see a 34-year-old man who had fainted. The man was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Water capture assist: At 6:11 p.m., Swiftwater Rescue Technician firefighters from Fall City responded to the Snoqualmie area to assist the King County Sheriff’s Office with the removal of an individual from the Snoqualmie River. The patient exited the water without incident and was taken into custody.

Saturday, April 8

Cardiac arrest: At 3:36 a.m., Fall City firefighters responded to the Carnation area to assist Eastside Fire and Rescue with a patient who was in cardiac arrest. The crew performed CPR on scene and the patient was taken to a local hospital for continued treatment.

Tuesday, April 11

Asthma attack: At 4:45 a.m., firefighters assisted a 29-year-old man who was experiencing an asthma attack. The patient was also seen by medics from the Bellevue Fire Department and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Cardiac arrest: At 6:44 a.m., Fall City firefighters were called to the Carnation area to assist Eastside Fire and Rescue with a patient who was in cardiac arrest. Despite the efforts of all on scene, the patient did not survive.

Short of breath: At 8:38 a.m., the crew was dispatched to assist a 56-year-old woman who was short of breath. She was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Snoqualmie Fire Department

Thursday, April 6

Water capture: At 6:11 p.m., Snoqualmie firefighters were dispatched to the Snoqualmie River near Park Avenue and River Street, to assist in the retrieval of a 28-year-old man being sought by the Snoqualmie Police. Officers spotted him in the river, a few feet from the shore and requested a swift water response. The crew arrived on scene, but before they could complete preparations, an officer emerged from the river banks with the subject in custody. Firefighters evaluated the man and left him in police custody.

Saturday, April 8

Fire not found: At 5:05 a.m., Snoqualmie firefighters were dispatched to a possible illegal burn on 384th Avenue SE. Nothing was found upon arrival.

Alarm: At 5:16 a.m., Snoqualmie firefighters were requested by Snoqualmie Police to address an automatic fire alarm going off at a home on SE Kinsey St. The crew arrived and investigated the scene but found nothing, so reset the alarm.

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 307.

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