Surprise visitor: Man mowing yard finds stranger holding basketball in backyard | Police Blotter

Police blotter for March 26-29.

March 26

Pedestrian hit: At 6:21 p.m. in the 8200 block of Railroad Avenue Southeast, a vehicle was traveling west on River Street and turned left onto Doone Lane Southeast. The pedestrian, walking eastbound on River Street, thought the driver would see her and stop. The driver of the vehicle stated that the sun was in her eyes and they did not see the pedestrian walking. The driver hit the pedestrian and transported them to the 8200 block of Railroad Avenue. From there, Snoqualmie Fire was called for an evaluation. The pedestrian had an injured right hand, scraped right knee and hurt right ankle.

March 27

Warrant: At 1 a.m. at Snoqualmie Casino, a known subject was arrested on his warrants after a brief foot pursuit. The subject ditched a bag containing methamphetamine and Xanax pills.

Spooky stuff: At 12:34 a.m. on Thrasher Avenue Northeast, the reporting person was out mowing their yard when they looked up and saw a man in the backyard, holding the caller’s basketball and pointing at the caller. The male didn’t answer the homeowner and ran away and hopped into a red Ford Explorer.

An emotional day: At 7:47 p.m. in the 9200 block of Railroad Avenue Southeast, a male appearing to be in his 20s, standing in the roadway, was crying. The subject drank too much. Police dealt with him a month ago.

March 28

Weapons offense: At 4:43 a.m. in the 34000 block of Southeast Douglas Street, a male at the Safeway location was apparently sitting in front of the fireplace, trying to open the doors repeatedly even though they are closed. At one point he put a spear in the opening of the door.

Theft: At 8:15 p.m. in the 400 block of South Fork Avenue Southwest, a theft was happening at the Michael Kors store. The suspect, who got away with four or five purses, was described as being in his late 30s, skinny with brown hair. He got into a white truck with no plate.

March 29

Litterbug: At 12:02 p.m. at Railroad Avenue Southeast at the Twin Star carwash, a bright red, possibly a Ford, minivan, dumped rear seats on the carwash plot. There is no suspect information.