Police blotter

May 1, 2013

By Staff

North Bend


No big deal

Police took a report at 7:15 a.m. April 13 of a possible drug deal on Main Avenue South. Police checked the area but found nothing.


Stop following me

Police took a report at 4:51 p.m. April 13 of three males on South Fork Avenue Southwest. The males appeared to be “sketchy.” The reporting party was following the males, and they appeared to be wary of their follower.


Forgot my gun

Police responded to a report at 11:40 a.m. April 14 of found property at North Bend Bar and Grill. A customer had left her purse and gun by accident. Police educated the owner of the gun about weapons laws in bars.


Sneaky at the motel

Police responded at 1 p.m. April 15 to a report of suspicious activity at the Sunset Motel on West North Bend Way.

There was a report of people stopping by all day and only staying a few minutes. Police spoke with the occupants, and they denied dealing drugs. Management was notified of the behavior.


Needles in

the parking lot

Police responded at 12:37 p.m. April 15 to West North Bend Way where a woman had found a bag of used hypodermic needles in the parking lot of Pioneer Coffee. Police disposed of the needles properly.


Just doing a little digging

Police took a report at 12:55 p.m. April 15 of a homeless man digging in the dirt behind Sunset Motel on West North Bend Way.


Napping between

laundry loads

Police responded at 2:19 p.m. April 15 to the Laundromat on East North Bend Way where a man was sleeping in the business with a beer. Police asked him to leave and threw away the beer.




Police took a report at 2:44 p.m. April 15 of an unauthorized use of a debit card. A woman reported that someone withdrew $3,109.99 from her account at Snoqualmie Casino. She was still in possession of her debit card.

No more videos

Police took a report at 4:17 p.m. April 16 of a burglary from the Si View Apartments office. During the night, the security cameras were stolen, along with a metal box containing money from rent.

The security cameras were valued at $400 and the box contained $3,400 in cash and money orders.


Hooligans on the move

Police responded at 11:21 a.m. April 17 to a report of a Uhaul being followed by a car with several “hooligan type occupants.” The vehicles made several passes back and forth between 14th Place Southwest and 13th Place Southwest.


Ole, ole

Police responded at 1:23 a.m. April 19 to a report of loud Mexican music on Healy Avenue South.


Drug activity

Police took a report at 4:35 p.m. April 18 of a male and female shooting up drugs behind the bus depot near East Park Street and Healy Avenue South.


Loud noises

Police took a report at 1:50 a.m. April 19 of loud mechanical noises on East Park Street. Police discovered it was the heating system at the community center making the noise.


Smokin’ some meth

Police responded to a call at 8:35 p.m. April 18 by a male who had seen four people with a big flame smoking pot or meth in front of his home on Ballarat Avenue South.




You’ve got mail

Police responded at 1:29 p.m. April 19 to the post office where an employee discovered that someone attempted to pry open one of the post office boxes.


Swerving and speeding

Police stopped a vehicle at 12:29 a.m. April 20 on Railroad Avenue Southeast that was swerving and speeding. The driver, a 31 year-old woman, was failed several sobriety tests. She was taken to the King County Jail for a DUI.


Seven years bad luck

Police took a report at 11:20 a.m. April 20 that someone had broken a mirror in the men’s bathroom at Carmichael Park. There was also blood and graffiti on the walls.


Disappearing kids

Police received a report at 4:40 p.m. April 24 of juveniles hanging around City Hall, making a mess. Police were unable to locate them.


Bear on the loose

Police received a report at 10:49 p.m. April 24 of a bear in an alley near a residence on Southeast McCullough Street. Police were unable to locate the bear.


North Bend fire calls


q Seven fire engines responded at 4:44 p.m. April 19 to Moon Valley Road Southeast to search for a lost person in water.

q Two fire engines responded at 5:37 p.m. April 22 to Southeast 136th Street for a report of unauthorized burning.

q Fire fighters responded to a call at 6:27 p.m. April 25 to Southeast 129th Street for unintentional smoke detector activation.

Snoqualmie fire calls

No fire calls were received from Snoqualmie this week.


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

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