March 6, 2013
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.
February 20, 2013
Ex with issues
An ex-girlfriend of a man who works in North Bend tried at 8:10 p.m. Jan. 6 to ram his new girlfriend’s vehicle, and did get out of her vehicle to punch the man in the face. He suffered a bloody nose but did not want to assist the police in prosecuting her for assault.
Watching clothes dry
An officer was responding to a vehicle break-in in progress call at 5 p.m. Jan. 25 at a North Bend laundry mat. When the officer got there, he noticed six juveniles sitting on the roof. The laundry mat owner gave police permission to ban the kids from the business.
February 13, 2013
A man reported to police at 9 a.m. Jan. 29 that sometime during the night, someone used a sharp object to scratch the driver’s side and hood of his vehicle, which was parked in his driveway on Pickett Avenue Northeast.
Someone reported at 9:37 a.m. Jan. 30 that a generator was stolen from a carport on West North Bend Way.
February 6, 2013
A Sure Shot employee called police at 1:40 a.m. Jan. 18 to report that a juvenile boy was hanging outside the bar and trying to trade a bottle of wine for a pack of cigarettes. Police didn’t find the 16-year-old boy immediately, but received another report from QFC that a young male had tried to steal lighters. Police found the boy at North Bend Elementary School with a suspected stolen bike and released him to his parents.
A woman who had stored her belongings in a North Bend storage unit for the past three years reported to police Jan. 24 that items have been going missing over the years. She said it appears someone is getting into the unit from the rafters. Police did find a footprint on a box in the back of the unit. The list of items stolen includes a Buddha figure, cameras, china, crystal collection, necklaces and a mink coat.
January 30, 2013
Taking too long in the bathroom ends in arrest
A customer at a local gas station phoned police at 8:30 p.m. Jan. 11 to report that a man was in the bathroom, possibly doing narcotics. Police arrested the man, who had an Issaquah warrant for third-degree theft. It’s unknown if the man was doing narcotics in the bathroom.
Police were called to Pac Sun at 6:15 p.m. Jan. 11. An employee reported to police that a heavy woman and a thin woman came into the store for a bit, and then both ran out of the store and got into a Honda. The employee thinks the two may have shoplifted a multi-colored sweater.
January 16, 2013
Honey, is there something you’d like to tell me?
A Redmond man reported to police Jan. 4 that someone transferred $475 out of his bank account to Western Union, and he suspected his North Bend girlfriend.
A California man who’s been living in North Bend for work reported at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 5 that someone stole his pickup.
The man was loading the vehicle and ran upstairs at his Main Avenue North apartment to grab some stuff. When he returned, the truck was gone.
A witness said he saw two “scrappy-looking” teens hanging around at the time of the theft. The truck has not been located.
January 9, 2013
Is that a gun in your pocket?
A store owner on Falls Avenue Southeast phoned police about 1 p.m. Dec. 23 to report that she approached a suspicious customer she thought might be stealing. The customer had a concealed weapon and got upset about being confronted. The customer left the store, then came back and left again.
Drive by questioner
A woman reported to police that a man in a white van started talking to her and asking questions at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 25.
January 2, 2013
Copper wire theft
Police received a report Dec. 10 from an employee of Richmond American Homes that over the weekend someone entered a home under construction and stole 10 feet of copper wiring. Repairs and replacement of the wire is expected to cost $1,200.
Threats and theft ends in banning
Police were asked Dec. 14 to come to the Mount Si Senior Center to take a report about a man who had been “conning” people into giving him money for lunch, had slept in a chair all day, and then made statements to a senior center employee that “they fed me, now it’s time to kill someone.”
Police spotted the 55-year-old homeless man walking with a bicycle and a wheelchair. The man told police he found the wheelchair, but police observed the security fence around the senior center’s donation area had been torn down.
Police informed the man he was banned from going to the senior center, and the case is being forwarded to the North Bend prosecutor for possible theft and malicious mischief charges.
December 19, 2012
Police received a report at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 30 that the night before, someone entered the garage of a house being constructed and stole copper wiring and a jackhammer, valued at $1,000. The garage did not yet have a door.
A North Bend man reported Dec. 1 to police that during the night someone stole a first aid kit, gloves and sunglasses from his unlocked vehicle parked on 11th Court Southwest.
December 12, 2012
A California woman reported to police that at 2 p.m. Nov. 25, she stopped at McDonald’s to use the restroom. When she arrived at her next destination, she noticed she didn’t have her backpack, which held her credit cards, drivers license, Social Security card and wallet.
Debit card fraud
A North Bend man reported to police Nov. 26 that his debit card had been used for three Western Union transactions, totaling $235, without his permission. He still had the card in his possession.