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Dec 01

[ARCHIVED] SPD Police Blotter, Edition 37

The original item was published from December 1, 2023 10:51 AM to December 1, 2023 10:51 AM

November 20. 2023 - Traffic Stop

An officer was on a routine patrol when they attempted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of 37500 SE North Bend Way. The vehicle immediately took off at a high rate of speed and almost struck multiple pedestrians and vehicles. The officer was able to get a description of the driver, as well as the license plate of the vehicle, but was unable to pursue. Officers are still working to identify the suspect and locate the vehicle.

November 20, 2023 - Theft Report

Dispatch notified officers of a theft report from Sunbelt Rentals in North Bend. Officers contacted the reporting party who stated that two suspects rented a trailer worth $6500 and an excavator valued at $43,375 a couple of weeks earlier. The suspects did not return the equipment and the reporting party was unable to contact them. Officers were able to locate the trailer in an impound lot in Kirkland. Officers are still working to locate the suspects and the excavator.

November 20, 2023 - Injury Accident

Dispatch alerted officers to a possible injury accident on Meadowbrook Way SE & SE Mill Pond Rd. Officers arrived on scene and contacted the female driver, a witness, and the husband of the driver who was in a different vehicle. The witness stated that the driver went off the road and hit a retaining wall. Officers secured the scene while the Snoqualmie Fire Department arrived and treated the driver. The female driver initially refused to go to the hospital, but officers spoke with her, and she agreed to have her husband transport her to the hospital.  

November 21, 2023 - Disturbance

Officers were dispatched to a disturbance at the North Bend Popeyes. Officers were notified that a former employee of a construction contractor was wielding a hammer and threatening to destroy property. Officers arrived, located the suspect, and were able to deescalate the situation. Officers spoke with the suspect, as well as the reporting party. The suspect was trespassed from the location and charged with Harassment and Unlawful Carrying or Handling of Weapons Apparently Capable of Producing Bodily Harm.

November 21, 2023 - Welfare Check

Officers were dispatched to a welfare check. Dispatch received a relay from King County stating that a female had texted a friend and required help. Officers, as well as Snoqualmie Fire Department, arrived at the residence and attempted to contact the female, but were initially unable to gain entrance. Officers spoke with a neighbor who had a door code that enabled first responders to enter and locate the female subject. Snoqualmie Fire conducted an assessment and transported the female subject to the hospital for further evaluation.

November 21, 2023 - Welfare Check

Officers were notified of a subject who was passed out in a running vehicle. Officers were able to locate the subject and attempted to contact him. The subject was initially unresponsive. It took multiple attempts for the officers to wake him. Officers saw multiple open containers and the subject appeared to be intoxicated. The subject failed multiple BAC tests and was subsequently charged with Physical Control of a Vehicle While Under the Influence and booked into Issaquah City Jail.

November 23, 2023 - Suspicious Person

Officers responded to a call regarding a suspicious person at a gas station near the Police Department. Officers checked the nearby Safeway and Chevron and located the subject near the Chevron gas station. Officers contacted the male subject who appeared to be intoxicated. Officers were able to get the subject’s ID and found that the subject had a warrant out of Kent and one from the United States Marshals Service. Officers searched the suspect, finding a large amount of methamphetamine and requested Snoqualmie Fire for a precautionary medical evaluation. Snoqualmie Fire conducted an initial evaluation and determined the suspect needed to be transferred to a hospital for further evaluation. The suspect was transported to the hospital for evaluation with an officer remaining present. Once the suspect was cleared, he was booked into King County Jail on the Marshals Service warrant.

November 25, 2023 - Traffic Offense

While on routine patrol, an officer observed a vehicle with no license plates. The officer conducted a traffic stop as the vehicle entered a North Bend gas station. An identification check showed the subject's license was suspended. The vehicle also required an ignition interlock device, which it did not have. The subject was placed under arrest and was charged with Driving While License Suspended and Violation of an Ignition Interlock Restriction.

November 26, 2023 - Welfare Check

Officers were notified of a subject that was slumped over in a vehicle at the Goddard School in Snoqualmie. Officers arrived and located the subject passed out in the driver’s seat along with a female subject. Officers contacted the subjects and received verbal consent to conduct a search of a vehicle, which led to the officers finding multiple IDs as well as a debit card and gas card. The IDs and cards did not belong to either subject and were seized for evidence. This case is still under investigation.

November 26, 2023 - Traffic Offense

While on routine patrol, an officer observed a vehicle driving under the speed limit. The officer checked the license plate which showed the owner as having a suspended license. The officer conducted a traffic stop. Upon contacting the driver, the officer also saw a male passenger who provided his name. After checking his name, it was discovered that the passenger had two warrants out of Seattle for possession of a stolen vehicle and possession of stolen property. The warrants were confirmed, and the passenger was placed under arrest for the warrants. The suspect was booked into King County Jail. 

**These are a selection of calls responded to by the Snoqualmie Police Dept. during the previous week.**