Police & Fire
July 14, 2011
No license, no driving
At 12:20 p.m. July 2, police saw and stopped a vehicle headed south on Snoqualmie Parkway near the intersection of Railroad Avenue. The tags on the vehicle read June 2011. The driver said the vehicle was not his so he did not know that the registration had expired. Police asked him for his license and he handed police an I.D. card, saying he did not have a license. A status check showed his license was suspended. Police told him he would be cited for a suspended license and that he had to find a driver to take him home.
Wait to celebrate
At 12: 23 p.m. July 2, police contacted children lighting fireworks in the 7000 block of Cortland Avenue Southeast. Officer warned them that they had to wait until July 4.
Two drivers, no license
At 7:51 p.m. July 2, police saw a vehicle traveling westbound on Southeast Northern Street and then turn onto Pickering Court with a 2-year-old sitting on the lap of the driver. After stopping, the driver told police the child wanted to drive the car and she let him drive the car slowly around the Pickering Court apartment complex. She had only turned onto Northern Street to turn around. A status check showed she had a suspended license and she was arrested for the driving violation. The vehicle was released to a licensed driver and the woman was released at the scene.
Light and run
At 9:27 p.m. July 2, police responded to a call from a home near the intersection of Douglas Avenue Southeast and Southeast Ridge Street. Teenagers, the caller said, were setting off fireworks at people from a moving vehicle. Police found fireworks being set off all over the area. Subjects fled when they saw police arrive.
North Bend police
Maybe they were barefoot
At 4:16 p.m. July 1, police responded to a theft at a shoe store in the 400 block of South Fork Avenue Southwest. The suspect or suspects entered the store from the back.
At 12:23 p.m. July 5, police responded to a theft in the 1700 block of Tannerwood West. Someone had removed a hydraulic cylinder from the bucket assembly on a tractor. The tractor was parked on the roadway; a second cylinder had been left untouched.
Stolen car found
At 7:25 a.m. July 6, police responded to the report of a vehicle parked in the 500 block of Southeast Fifth Street. Police recognized the plate as belonging to a stolen car. Police reported the vehicle to Centralia Police. The vehicle had been stolen and the plates had been stolen but belonged to another car.
- At 9:01 p.m. July 2, EMTs were dispatched to Snoqualmie Casino for a medical call. A patient was evaluated and then transported to a hospital by EMTs.
- At 2:14 p.m. July 5, EMTs responded with Medic 3 to Railroad Place for a man experiencing chest pain. He was evaluated and taken to a hospital by Medic 3.
- At 7:07 p.m. July 5, firefighters responded with Eastside Fire & Rescue to a report of two fires in the Mill Pond Road area. Crews found a vehicle fire inside a building and a trailer on fire. Snoqualmie firefighters extinguished the vehicle fire in the building, and Eastside Fire & Rescue handled the trailer fire. There were no injuries; the fires are under investigation.
- At 9:59 p.m. July 5, EMTs responded to Fairway Avenue for a child having a seizure. The child was evaluated and left in the care of the parents.
- At 11:42 p.m. July 6, firefighters responded to state Route 18 for a collision between a car and a semi-truck. Firefighters arrived first on scene. One patient was transported to Harborview Medical Center.
North Bend fire
- At 7:03 p.m. July 5, firefighters responded to a structure fire on 396th Drive Southeast near Borst Lake. Units from Eastside Fire & Rescue assisted in the response.
- At 11:41 p.m. July 6, firefighters responded to a motor-vehicle accident on state Route 18 near Preston. A semi-truck and a car collided. The driver and passenger in the car died.
The SnoValley Star publishes names of those arrested for DUI and those charged with felony crimes. Information comes directly from local police reports.