March 28, 2012
Need a lift?
Around 1 a.m. March 18, a driver reported that an older male with white hair was attempting to wave her down. The driver suspected that another person may have been laying by his feet. Officers found the subject, who was intoxicated and walking home. The officer drove the person home.
Trying to help
At about 1:30 p.m. March 18, police received a request from Sammamish Police Department to help locate a suicidal subject. The last ping on his cell phone placed him at a Snoqualmie address. The subject had quit his job and was closing down his accounts. Snoqualmie police were unable to locate the man.
About 5:30 p.m. on March 18, a woman reported that a lab puppy and pitbull mix dog were loose and that one of the dogs charged at her and her 3-year-old. Officer located the owner and released the dogs to him.
What it is, is DUI
At 2 p.m. March 19, an officer observed a 1984 GMC pickup leaving Smokey Joe’s Tavern, and then swerving on 384th Avenue Southeast.
The officer pulled over Christopher A. Gale, 29. His town was not listed, but the report indicated that Gale had a valid Washington driver’s license and expired Arkansas driver’s license.
The officer wrote that “Gale was jovial and giggled constantly” and kept saying “it is what it is.” Gale was arrested for DUI and transported to Issaquah City Jail.
At 10:15 p.m. on March 19, officer observed a red 1986 Nissan pickup speeding and weaving on Railroad Avenue Southeast and then later on Meadowbrook Way Southeast. Officer reported that records indicated that David A. Downs, 44, of Fall City, had a suspended driver’s license for failing to appear for unpaid tickets.
The officer wrote in the report that when Downs exited the vehicle, an open container of Coors Light spilled onto the roadway.
After field sobriety tests, Downs was arrested and transported to Issaquah City Jail.
A woman was arrested at 1 a.m. on March 9 in North Bend on a felony warrant for theft of a vehicle without permission. She was taken to King County Jail.
Around midnight on March 11, police pulled over a vehicle that failed to stop at a stop sign on Thrasher Avenue near E.J. Roberts Park.
Police arrested the driver, Tre Yantis, 18, no town listed, because he didn’t have identification, the vehicle he was driving wasn’t registered to him and he failed field sobriety tests. He was transported to Issaquah City Jail.
North Bend fire
- At 2:21 a.m. March 17, EFR units responded to an EMS call on Uplands Way Southeast. Ladder 87 arrived at the scene to find a car hit a tree, with the passenger out of the vehicle and the driver partially out and unconscious. Ladder 87 finished extricating the driver and turned care over to paramedics. The patient was transported to Harborview.
- At 7:16 a.m. March 17, EFR units responded to an EMS call of an 83-year-old male complaining of respiratory distress. He was transported to Overlake.
- At 4:04 p.m. March 17, EFR units responded to an unintentional smoke detector activation on Stow Avenue South. Resident was cooking corned beef for St. Patrick’s day and burned the cabbage, which set off the smoke alarm.
- At 5 p.m. March 17, EFR units responded to a drunk female who wanted her pickup out of the impound lot. The call was turned over to King County Sheriff’s Office.
- At 11:55 p.m. March 17, EFR units responded to an EMS call about a 19-year-old female who had bruising under her right eye after a cell phone had been thrown at her.
- At 4:43 a.m. March 19, EFR units responded to an EMS call on Southeast 131st Street for a cardiac patient, who was transported to Swedish.
- At 1:49 p.m. March 19, EFR units responded to a call about a 61-year-old male with injuries from a fall. Patient was treated at the scene and transported to Swedish Hospital Issaquah.
- At 4:25 p.m. March 19, EFR units responded to an EMS call about a 58-year-old female with chest pain. Patient was transported to Swedish Hospital Issaquah.
- At 10:09 p.m. March 19, EFR units responded to an EMS call for to a 37-year-old KCSO officer assaulted by subject in custody. Patient was evaluated, no treatment necessary.