Construction workers do bank job; fake calls from IRS | Snoqualmie Police Blotter

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

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

Snoqualmie Police Department (covering North Bend)

Saturday, Dec. 6

Purse lifted: At 6:50 p.m., a caller in the 400 block of South Fork Avenue Southwest, North Bend, reported her purse had been stolen 10 minutes earlier while she was shopping. She didn’t see anyone who might have been a suspect.

Monday, Dec. 8

Phone fraud: At 12:52 p.m., a resident in the 38000 block of Southeast Kimball Creek Drive, Snoqualmie, called police about a phone fraud. The caller said 10 minutes earlier, she got a call from someone claiming to be with the IRS, and threatening to come arrest her for nearly $4,000 in unpaid taxes. Police cautioned the woman about giving out her personal information and told her about various fraud schemes making the rounds.

Tuesday, Dec. 9

Noisy neighbors: At 11:20 p.m., a caller complained about one or two men who were standing outside an apartment building in the 200 block of Main Avenue North, yelling for someone inside the building. Police contacted the men and told them to be quiet.

Thursday, Dec. 11

Bank job: At 6:55 a.m., police were called to a suspicious situation in the 100 block of West Second Street, North Bend. A caller reported seeing three people who appeared to be trying to break a window of a bank. One carried a crowbar, and another appeared to be drilling. Police investigated and found a construction crew working on the building.

No package: At 10:30 a.m., a caller in the 7600 block of Douglas Avenue Southeast, Snoqualmie, reported that a week earlier, someone had stolen a package from the front porch of their home.

Disturbance: At 9:55 p.m., a restaurant employee in the 700 block of Southwest Mount Si Boulevard, North Bend, reported a group of four teenagers had caused a disturbance. The teens were attempting to steal fountain soda, and began cursing and yelling when they were asked to leave. They then drove past the drive-through window and threw food at the window.

Slid into ditch: At 1:48 a.m., police got a call about a single-vehicle accident at Southeast 96th Street and the Snoqualmie Parkway, Snoqualmie. They found a car in the ditch and an apparently intoxicated driver, who said she had come from a party in Kent, then lost control of her vehicle. An officer administered sobriety tests, which showed the woman was intoxicated, and arrested her for driving under the influence. She was booked into the Issaquah Jail.