Suspicious knocker trying doors in Snoqualmie; Teenager hides liquor in pants, runs from store | Snoqualmie Valley police, fire calls

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

Snoqualmie-North Bend Police

Saturday, April 12

Drug bus?: At 6:55 p.m., a caller contacted police about an abandoned bus under a patch of trees in the 100 block of East Fourth Street, North Bend. The caller said there was a plastic bag filled with white powder on the bus, and was concerned it might be filled with drugs. Police investigated and determined the contents of the bag were not drugs.

Sunday, April 13

Whose car: At 1:07 p.m., two people contacted police from the 600 block of Northeast Eighth Street, North Bend, with two versions of a car theft. The first caller said her ex-boyfriend’s mother was trying to steal her 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix. The second caller said his friends were trying to get his car back from his ex-girlfriend. He later said that an unknown person snuck up and snatched the vehicle title right out of the first caller’s hands, then ran off.

Monday, April 14

Theft: At 5:56 p.m., a caller in the 7200 block of Cranberry Court Southeast, Snoqualmie, reported that someone had stolen $1,000 cash from his home, but as he takes medicine to help him sleep, he could not say when the theft occurred.

Tuesday, April 15

Threats: At 9:07 a.m., an office manager in the 43000 block of Southeast 128th Place, North Bend, reported an ex-employee was making threats. The employee had come to the office to talk about getting paid, but left before police arrived. The dispute was continued by phone, and the manager asked police to ban the subject from the facility, which they did, also by phone.

Suspicious knocking: At 3:16 p.m., a resident in the 7500 block of Dogwood Lane Southeast, Snoqualmie, told police that his wife had been home alone that day, when an unknown woman knocked on their door, then tried the doorknob. He also said that an unknown person had come to their home three times in the past month and knocked on the door. Police advised the residents to call 911 immediately when something suspicious happens.

Wednesday, April 16

Liquor lift: At 2:43 a.m., police received a report of a theft in progress in the 400 block of Southwest Mount Si Boulevard, North Bend. The caller said a teenage boy had tried to hide liquor bottles in his pants and walk out, but he gave the bottles back when an employee confronted him. He then ran out of the store. Police searched, but could not locate the would-be shoplifter.

Time to go: At 8:45 p.m., an officer patrolling at the intersection of Railroad Avenue Southeast and the Snoqualmie Parkway, Snoqualmie, spotted a man standing in the middle of the road, with his pants down around his ankles, urinating in public. The officer contacted the extremely intoxicated man, and gave him a ride to Fall City.

Friday, April 18

Missing person: At 11:50 p.m., a caller in the 34000 block of Southeast Ridge Street contacted police because her husband had been missing for the past six hours. She said she’d last heard from him four hours ago when he sent a text message that he was going to a store in Issaquah. Police checked  the Onstar service, which located his empty car in Seattle. The husband later arrived home safely, explaining that he’d gone out with friends without telling his wife, and his cell phone battery had died, then his car was locked in a parking garage. A friend had given him a ride home.

Snoqualmie Fire Dept.

Friday, April 11

Car crash: At 1 p.m., Snoqualmie firefighters responded to westbound I-90 at mile post 24 for a two-car accident. Two patients were treated and transported to the hospital.

Smoke: At 4:11 p.m., Snoqualmie firefighters responded to the Salish Lodge for a smoking cigarette container. The fire was out upon arrival and no problem was found.

Sunday, April 13

Alarm: At 12:01 p.m., Snoqualmie firefighters responded to Center Boulevard for a fire alarm sounding. The alarm was set off by workers cleaning a kitchen in a restaurant. The alarm was reset.

Medical calls: In addition to the above calls, Snoqualmie firefighters responded to 12 medical aid calls, bringing their total 2014 call count to 309.


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