Heroin busts, coat thief, loose pig: Snoqualmie Valley police, fire calls

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

North Bend Sheriff’s Substation

Thursday, Jan. 23

Heroin: At 11:55 a.m., an officer stopped a vehicle in the 400 block of East North Bend Way for a traffic infraction. The driver had a suspended license, and as the officer was arresting him, he found heroin in the man’s possession.

Monday, Jan. 20

Theft: At 4:27 p.m., a store manager in the 400 block of Southwest Mount Si Boulevard reported an employee theft. The employee was suspected of stealing from the store over several months, and when confronted by the security manager, admitted to taking $3,800. Police also found heroin on him.

Sunday, Jan. 19

Unattended coat: At 6:45 p.m., police were called to the 600 block of South Fork Avenue for a theft report. The victim said she’d taken her coat off and hung it on the back of a chair where her son was sitting. After her son got up, someone took the coat, and car keys that were in the pocket.

Hit and run: At 2:07 a.m., a Snoqualmie Casino employee reported that a very intoxicated man had just driven away from the casino. Police found evidence of the driver’s passage at West Sixth Street and Main Avenue North, where he hit a pedestrian and then left the scene.

Snoqualmie Police Department

Sunday, Jan. 26

Loose pig: At 2:38 p.m., an officer spotted a pig on the loose in the 30 block of Southeast Delta Street, and attempted to direct the pig to its home. The animal became aggressive, but was eventually returned to its owner.

Saturday, Jan. 25

Smoking: At 9:33 p.m., an officer patrolling 424th Avenue Southeast noticed two juveniles sitting in a parked car, smoking marijuana. He contacted the juveniles, and called their parents to come pick them up.

Thursday, Jan. 23

Burglary: At 10:57 p.m., a homeowner found an intruder in his home in the 7800 block of Maple Avenue Southeast and called police. The burglar ran, but police tracked him with a search dog. The subject had several warrants, and was booked into the Issaquah Jail.

Snoqualmie Fire Department

Thursday, Jan. 16

Alarm: Snoqualmie and Fall City firefighters were dispatched to Echo Glen Children’s Center for an automatic fire alarm. En route, crews were told it was a false alarm.

Saturday, Jan. 18

Alarm: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to an automatic fire alarm on Ash Ave. S.E. Cancelled en route by homeowner; false alarm.

Medical calls: In addition to the above calls, Snoqualmie firefighters responded to 11 medical aid calls bringing the total 2014 call number to 53.


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