Police blotter

November 14, 2012

By Staff

North Bend

Busy prowlers

Owner of North Bend Automotive reported Oct. 31 that sometime during the night, 10 vehicles had been broken into, and many had open gas caps.



Two suspects entered Ace Hardware on Oct. 24 and wrote a check for $352.25 worth of merchandise. They weren’t able to show an I.D. The sale was allowed, but the clerk was suspicious. Two days later, the suspects came back and tried to purchase $701.65 in merchandise.

The clerk asked for I.D., and the suspects said they’d be back. Police checked on the checks and learned that the account had been “compromised” in August. The suspects did not return.


Jordan Air Max fan

A Nike store manager flagged down a deputy at 5:37 p.m. Oct. 28 to report that a male had removed a pair of sandals, put on a pair of Jordan Air Max shoes and walked out of the store.

Police found him in front of another store, arrested him and transported him to the Issaquah Jail.


Staff at Vanity Fair reported at 5 p.m. Oct. 27 that a man had been in a fitting room for 15 minutes.

The man had passed out and police suspected he had been using heroin. Police found a wrench in the man’s backpack, along with needles, metal cups and a brown liquid substance.

The man was banned from the store, and police confiscated the needles.


Bike thief

On Oct. 28, a man reported that a bike had been stolen from his shop on Northeast Third Street.

The next day, he found his bike in a field not far from his shop, along with another bike he did not recognize.


Side of eggs, please

At 1:20 p.m. Oct. 26, a woman reported that during the night, someone had egged her vehicle, which had been parked on Bendigo Boulevard South.



Bear problem

At midnight Nov. 4, a caller on Fern Avenue Southeast reported a large black bear in her yard.


Stolen iPad

At 12:48 a.m. Nov. 2, an employee at Finaghty’s Irish Pub reported that within the last two hours, someone broke two windows on her vehicle and stole her iPad, which was in the front seat.


Loud mechanics

A person called police about 2 a.m. Nov. 3 to report loud talking coming from the front and back of a residence on Southeast Roberts Court.

Officer warned subjects who were working on vehicles of the city’s noise ordinance.


Shoplifter assist

SPD was asked to assist the King County Sheriff’s Office in locating a shoplifter at 10:38 p.m. Nov. 3. The suspect was located at QFC.


Pumpkin haters

At 12:40 a.m. Nov. 4, caller from Tibbits Avenue Southeast reported juveniles were smashing pumpkins in the neighborhood.

Police found several damaged pumpkin remains in the street, but were unable to locate the youths responsible.


Look out!

A car at 4 p.m. Nov. 7 swerved to avoid a deer on Southeast Mill Pond Road and ended up in a ditch.


North Bend fire calls

One fire engine responded to a structure fire call at 2:19 p.m. Nov. 7 in the 40600 block of Southeast Reinig Road. It turned out to be a cooking fire, which was confined to the container.


Snoqualmie fire calls

EMTs responded Nov. 2 to a patient who had a seizure at a construction site.


Firefighters responded Nov. 2 to two commercial fire alarms at the TPC Snoqualmie Ridge Golf Course. The system was set off from cooking smoke in the kitchen. Firefighters assisted restaurant personnel in ventilating the smoke.


EMTs responded Nov. 2 with EFR for a car accident on Interstate 90.


EMTs responded Nov. 3 to a patient who had low blood sugar.


EMTs responded Nov. 3 to the Snoqualmie Casino for a patient having a seizure.


EMTs responded Nov. 4 to Snoqualmie Casino for a woman having a panic attack.


EMTs responded Nov. 4 to Snoqualmie Casino for a woman who slipped and fell in the bathroom.


Firefighters responded Nov. 4 to a commercial fire alarm at My Cakes on Snoqualmie Ridge. Burnt cupcakes set off the alarm.


EMTs responded Nov. 5 to Douglas Avenue for a 14-month-old who swallowed an unknown substance.


Firefighters responded Nov. 5 with EFR to a car accident on I-90.


EMTs responded Nov. 7 to a female who fell and broke her arm.


The Star publishes names of those arrested for DUI and those charged with felony crimes. Information comes directly from local police reports.

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