Police blotter

March 6, 2013

By Staff

North Bend


At about 2 a.m. Feb. 16, Jennifer Lee Davis, 23, of Snoqualmie, was arrested for driving while intoxicated. Police pulled her vehicle over at the corner of Southeast Second Street and Sydney Avenue North and she failed sobriety tests. Police drove her to her home and released her.


Dental supplies stolen

The owner of a dentist office on Main Avenue South reported to police at 6:10 a.m. Feb. 18 that someone entered his business through an unlocked window over the weekend and stole syringes, Novocain, cleaning tools, materials for filling teeth and a box full of toys destined for a charity drive.


The water bottle made me do it

A 20-year-old man was arrested for reckless driving when police observed him driving 70 mph in a 35 mph zone and swerving at 3:29 p.m. Feb. 18 along Cedar Falls Road. The man explained that his shoe was stuck on the accelerator while he was attempting to get a water bottle off the passenger side floor.


Police received a report at 1:25 p.m. Feb. 17 near Ballarat Avenue of a man with a knife out while he was talking to a group of people. Police contacted a subject who said he was just playing with the knife.



A man phoned police at 12:51 a.m. Feb. 19 from the Pour House Bar requesting to file a harassment claim against a woman inside the bar. No reason was stated about why the man wanted to file the claim.


Eek! A spider

A U Dirty Dog employee phoned police at about 10 p.m. Feb. 20 to report that a woman, possibly on narcotics, went into the employee-only bathroom and was screaming about spiders. The employee asked the woman to leave several times but she kept returning. When police responded, they found out that the woman had a misdemeanor warrant in Shoreline and arrested her.



A man reported at 6:31 p.m. Feb. 16 that someone stole two pairs of shoes he had just purchased from his vehicle while he was parked at the North Bend Outlet Mall.


Suspected narcotics activity

Mayor Ken Hearing, owner of Scott’s Dairy Freeze, phoned police at 4:13 p.m. Feb. 19, requesting that a man he suspected of selling narcotics be barred from the business.


Bad paint job

A woman reported to police Feb. 20 that someone painted the word “slut” on her vehicle. She suspects her boyfriend’s ex-wife.


Neighbor dispute

Two property owners share one well, and have divvied up who has to pay for what. One neighbor accidentally left the lights and heater on in the well shed, which upset the other owner, who has to pay for that electricity. The neighbor apologized and said it wouldn’t happen again and handed the other neighbor five dimes to help cover the costs. That neighbor smacked the other’s hand, spilling the money. The neighbor who offered the money reported the incident to police Feb. 20 just in case things continue to escalate.



A woman reported to police at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 24 that someone broke her passenger side window and stole her purse, which was on the passenger seat. Her vehicle was parked at Our Lade of Sorrows Catholic Church on Southeast Alpha Street.


Dog gone it!

A woman phoned police at 4:48 p.m. Feb. 25 to report that a big black Lab jumped on her child’s back at the park on Southeast Crestview Loop. Police found the dog’s owner, who said he was heading to the off-leash dog park when the dog ran off. Police noticed the dog, in addition to not being on a leash, also had not been licensed. The case was forwarded to King County Animal Control for review.



A man who lives on Southeast Osprey Court reported Feb. 24 that someone had spray-painted his home, a neighbor’s home and a street sign in the past couple days.


North Bend fire calls

Two fire engines responded to a swift water rescue at 6:13 a.m. Feb. 23 in the 10200 block of 416th Avenue Southeast.

Nine fire engines responded to a structure fire at 7:21 a.m. Feb. 25 in the 10600 block of 428th Avenue Southeast.


Snoqualmie fire calls

Firefighters and Eastside Fire & Rescue units responded Feb. 23 to a swift water rescue call. A man had walked out to a sandbar and was stuck. A firefighter assisted the man by floating him back across the river on a board. The man was examined and released.

Firefighters responded with EFR Feb. 25 to a car fire on an Interstate 90 ramp. The cause is undetermined.


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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