Underage drinking in the woods; Vehicle prowlers at Ridge park | Snoqualmie Valley Police Blotter

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

Eastside Fire and Rescue

Carnation Station 85

Friday, June 6

Vehicle fire: At 3 a.m., EFR firefighters responded to the 27900 block of Northeast 100th Street for a camper fire. Two engines responded.

Medical calls: Firefighters responded to five emergency medical or medical assistance calls in Carnation over the week.

North Bend Station 87

Saturday, June 7

Car accident: At 2:15 p.m., North Bend firefighters responded to a car accident with no injuries. Three engines responded.

Sunday, June 8

Smoke error:At 4:28 p.m., firefighters responded to a smoke detector alarm. It went off due to a malfunction.

Wednesday, June 11

Bad burn: At 6:21 p.m., firefighters went to the 44600 block of Southeast 70th Street for an unauthorized burn pile.

Thursday, June 12

Car accident: At 3:54 p.m., firefighters went to the 40500 block of westbound I-90, for a car accident with injuries. Two engines responded.

Medical calls: EFR firefighters responded to 18 other medical calls or patient assists over the week.

Snoqualmie Fire Dept.

Medical calls: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to 13 medical aid calls between June 5 and 11, bringing the department's total 2014 call number to 474.

Snoqualmie Police Dept. (covering North Bend)

Saturday, June 7

Anthill: At 3 p.m., a caller shared concerns with police about a mound seen behind a business in the 14600 block of 468th Avenue Southeast, North Bend. The caller thought it might be a grave, but investigated and discovered it was an anthill.

Sunday, June 8

Underage drinking: At 1:36 a.m., a caller in the 35000 block of Rhododendron Drive Southeast, Snoqualmie, complained about hearing teenagers in the woods behind his house. Police checked a nearby trail on foot and did not find any teens, but also contacted a man sleeping in a vehicle, apparently while his son hosted a party in the home. The man set his dog to watch for police, according to the report, since the son and his underage friends were drinking alcohol. Police warned the father about allowing underage drinking, and reminded him about the noise ordinance.

No get-away: At 7:06 p.m., police were called to the 300 block of Main Avenue South, North Bend, for a theft in progress. A store employee reported that a woman had just left the store parking lot, heading east, in a black Volkswagen Jetta loaded with stolen items. Another caller spotted the vehicle, now with the front bumper hanging down, at Ballarat Avenue and Eighth Street. Police located the woman and had the car towed.

Tuesday, June 10

Suspicious behavior: At 9:14 p.m., a caller contacted police about suspicious activity in the 600 block of Northeast Eighth Street, North Bend. A large number of people were coming and going to a house on that block, and the trailer next to it.

Wednesday, June 11

Squatter: At 9:28 p.m., a caller asked police to investigate people inside a vacant house in the 500 block of Ballarat Avenue North, North Bend. The caller said the house had gone into foreclosure, but at least two people were inside and had put paper over the windows. Police checked the house and while they were inside, someone exited the building from the second floor and ran.

Smash and grab: At 8:59 p.m., a caller at Snoqualmie Point Park, Snoqualmie, reported a theft. Two vehicles in the parking lot had been prowled, with smashed windows and items missing, including purses and an iPad.

Siphoned: At 6:01 p.m. a caller in the 400 block  of Healy Avenue South, North Bend, reported a theft that had occurred the previous weekend. Someone had drilled a hole in the gas tank of the caller’s pickup truck and stole five gallons of gas.


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