Intoxicated woman hits embankment on way to pick child up from school | Police Blotter

Police blotter for Dec. 3-7.

  • Tuesday, December 17, 2019 1:30am
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Dec. 3

DUI: At 8 p.m. in the area of Southeast Cedar Falls Way and Stilson Avenue Southeast, a car hit an embankment and continued driving. The caller followed the car until it came to a stop in the middle of the road. When officers arrived and contacted the female driver, she told police she was attempting to pick her child up from a nearby school and couldn’t find it. Officers said they smelled a strong odor of intoxicants on her. When she was asked to step out of her car, she nearly fell out. The woman was arrested and her child picked up by the father.

Dec. 4

Underwear boxing match: At 6:30 p.m. at the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital, there was a combative man who attempted to hit an employee. The responding officer found the man in the lobby only wearing his underwear. The man got into a “fighting stance” and began charging the officer and swinging at him.

Dec. 5

Drugs and stolen cards: At 11:30 p.m. during a routine patrol of Pickering Court Apartments, police spotted a car driving extremely slow. The car was listed as recently sold and the officer pulled the car over. The driver had methamphetamine and several different cards on him that were not in his name.

Dec. 6

Where’d everyone go?: At 3:20 p.m. in the 500 block of Merritt Avenue Northeast, police responded to a house party but the house was empty. The front door was open and music and lights were on. There was only a rabbit occupying the home.

Dec. 7

Welfare check: At 9 p.m. in the 6300 block of Douglas Avenue Southeast, a man attempted to disarm an officer and take his Taser from his belt.


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