Wild chase ends at Tazer-point after man snatches hat in North Bend | Valley Police, Fire Blotter

Police and fire agencies responded to the following calls:

Snoqualmie-North Bend Police Dept.

Saturday, March 22

Wild chase: At 11:32 a.m., police detained a subject at Tazerpoint, after a chase on eastbound I-90. The subject stole a hat from a customer at a North Bend gas station then took off, driving several miles in the freeway median, and jumping the U-turn roads. He was booked into King County Jail.

Seahawks swiped: At 7:50 p.m., police were called to the 400 block of South Fork Avenue Southwest, North Bend, for a theft. Store staff believed a woman had stolen a large black Seahawks sweatshirt, and she refused to let them search her bag. Police did not find her.

Sunday, March 23

Almost home: At 8:38 p.m., a caller in the 39000 block of Southeast Park Street asked police to check on a man lying on the hallway floor in her building. He was breathing, she said, but she didn’t know why he was unconscious. Police found the man on the floor next to his own apartment door. A breath test showed a blood-alcohol level of 4.0, and police found a $120 bar receipt in the man’s pocket. He was taken to a nearby hospital.

Wednesday, March 26

Hide and seek: At 9:01 p.m., an officer attempted a traffic stop on East North Bend Way, North Bend. The driver left the car and ran into a nearby store, where he was hiding. Police checked the store, including the back room, where employees said the man had run. They found him on the second try.

Snoqualmie Fire Dept.

Friday, March 21

Alarm: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to Snoqualmie Ridge Storage for an automatic fire alarm. They determined it was a false alarm and reset it.

Sunday, March 23

Alarm: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to the Salish Lodge for a fire alarm. The panel showed a second-floor water flow indicator. The crew could also hear water running through the system, but couldn’t find a water problem in the building. They shut down the sprinkler system and hotel staff set up a fire watch.

Monday, March 24

Alarm: Snoqualmie Fire responded to a fire alarm at Mount Si High School. The alarm was set off by a smoking chemical reaction in a science lab. The system was reset and students returned to class.

Medical calls: In addition to the above calls, Snoqualmie firefighters responded to 14 medical aid calls, bringing the total 2014 annual call number to 220.


We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.