September 18, 2013
For the lack of a light
While on patrol at 1:30 a.m. Sept. 7 on East North Bend Way in downtown, an officer noticed the light that was supposed to illuminate the rear license plate was burned out on the vehicle ahead of him. He pulled the car over to tell the driver to repair the light. That’s when the officer discovered the driver had a revoked driver’s license.
An officer responded to a call at 10:30 p.m. Sept. 9 from a tanning salon on Southwest Mount Si Boulevard. A customer had left her engagement ring in a tanning booth and when she returned, the ring was gone.
While on patrol and passing under I-90 on Bendigo Boulevard South at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 9, an officer noticed two people sleeping under the overpass, at the top of the paved bank. The two were traveling from North Dakota to Portland with their dogs, named Smoke and Azi. The travelers were warned that sleeping under the overpass was illegal and considered trespassing.
Caught napping, again
While on patrol and passing under I-90 on Bendigo Boulevard South at 7:35 p.m. Sept 9, the same officer noticed another camper sleeping on the paved bank. The man was traveling to Yakima accompanied by his black Lab named JR and his orange cat, Cheshire. He was warned not to trespass on Washington State Department of Transportation land.
An officer responded to a call about a shooting shortly after midnight Sept. 11 in the 300 block of West Second Street. A man had accidentally shot himself in his left leg with his Glock Model 17 gun.
No reports available.
New definition of a hot car
Firefighters responded to a call at 4:20 a.m. Sept. 8 in the 36500 block of West Winery Road to help extinguish a car fire.
Four engines responded to a call at 7:22 p.m. Sept. 9 about a fire in the 48600 block of Southeast 116th Street. Someone was burning rubbish.
Odor of smoke turns out to be eau d’steam
Firefighters responded at 8:43 p.m. Sept. 11 to a call from the 400 block of Stow Avenue South, reporting an odor of smoke and smoke rising from the building. Firefighters determined the smoke was steam.
On Sept. 5, firefighters responded to a fire alarm at Motion Water Sports Warehouse. A technician was working on the alarm that was supposedly in test mode.
Lighting up the neighborhood
Firefighters responded to a call on Sept. 5 about a burning tree. Lightning had struck the tree in a residential yard, igniting the tree. Falling debris from the tree was blocking the road. Fire crews extinguished the blaze and opened up the road.
Snoqualmie and Eastside Fire & Rescue crews responded to an automobile accident at the Interstate 90 off ramp to state Route 18. Two people were treated for minor injuries.
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