Would-be burglar limps away from scene of the crime in North Bend | Police blotter

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

North Bend Sheriff’s Substation

Tuesday, Jan. 7

Fence cutter: At 5:45 a.m., an employee of a business in the 200 block of East North Bend Way reported a suspicious incident. He’d heard a noise in the yard and when he investigated, saw a five-foot, three-inch man in a dark hoody outside the fence on the north side. The man ran, limping, to a silver Dodge Neon waiting nearby. He’d been using wire cutters to cut a hole in the fence.

Sunday, Jan. 5

Fence climber: At 12:44 a.m., police were called to a business in the 200 block of East North Bend Way for a burglary. They arrested a man and woman and charged them with trespassing, after finding the man inside the fenced lot. He had thrown his coat over the barbed wire at the top of the 10-foot fence to climb inside. This was the second incident at the business, which reported on Jan. 3 that someone had used the same method to climb the fence and break into vehicles inside.

Saturday, Jan. 4

Stolen tips: At 5:35 p.m., a business in the 700 block of Southwest Mount Si Boulevard reported someone had stolen money from its tip jar. Police knew the suspect and charged him with theft.

Friday, Jan. 3

Drugs on bike: At 6 p.m., officers contacted a man on a bicycle in a parking lot in the 400 block of Main Avenue South. He had several plastic bags containing drugs, including methamphetamine.

Snoqualmie Police Dept.

Wednesday, Jan. 8

Traffic no-stop: At 7:49 p.m., officers attempted to stop a vehicle in the 8000 block of Silva Avenue Southeast, for a traffic violation. The driver refused to stop and sped away, with officers pursuing until they lost sight of the vehicle.

Tuesday, Jan. 7

Unruly assist: At 2:06 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 8000 block of Railroad Avenue Southeast, to assist Snoqualmie Fire with an intoxicated and unruly person. Firefighters transported the person to a hospital, while the officers returned the subject’s bicycle home.

Sunday, Jan. 5

Tool theft: At 11:25 a.m., a caller in the 34000 block of Southeast 99th Street reported a theft. More than $300 in tools were stolen.

Spinout: At 10:58 a.m., police were called to a one-car accident on Snoqualmie Parkway at Fisher Street. Officers responded and took a collision report. The driver called for a tow.

Snoqualmie Fire Dept.

Monday, Jan. 6

Car accident: Snoqualmie firefighters responded with units from Eastside Fire & Rescue to a three-car accident. They found three patients with minor injuries. All were treated and transported to area hospitals for further examination.

Medical calls: In addition to the above, Snoqualmie firefighters responded to eight medical aid calls. The department ended 2013 with a total of 1,177 emergency responses, an 11 percent increase from 2012.

Fall City Fire

Tuesday, Jan. 7

Alert: At 11:59 a.m., Fall City firefighters responded to the 9500 block of 314th Place Southeast for a medical alert alarm. The alarm was triggered by accident.

Sunday, Jan. 5

Car accident: At 11:02 a.m., Fall City firefighters responded to mile post 24 on Interstate 90 to assist crews working at an accident.

Car accident: At 11:20 a.m., firefighters responded to the same area for another motor-vehicle accident.  The accident had no injuries.

Unconscious: At 4:17 p.m., Fall City firefighters responded to the 33800 block of Redmond-Fall City Road to assist a 59-year-old man reported to have lost consciousness. He was evaluated and transported to a hospital for further evaluation.

Friday, Jan. 3

Medical issue: At 3:43 p.m., firefighters responded along the Preston-Fall City Road to help a 62-year-old man with a medical issue. He was transported to a hospital.

Chest pain: At 6:20 p.m., Fall City firefighters responded to the 32000 block of the Redmond-Fall City Road to assist a 60-year-old woman with chest pain. She was evaluated and transported to a hospital.

Small fire: At 6:46 p.m., firefighters responded to the 4500 block of 329th Place Southeast for a small fire in a home.  The fire was quickly extinguished and two people were transported to a hospital to be treated for minor burns.


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