On February 18, 2016, the Snoqualmie Police Department said that thanks to an investigation that involved the use of social media, a recent break-in suspect was arrested.
On Tuesday, February 9, 2016 the Snoqualmie Police Department responded to an alarm at the Scott’s Dairy Freeze at 234 E North Bend Way in North Bend. Prior to the arrest, the owner reported that he received an alarm and upon arriving, he saw a window had been broken. Officers worked with him to obtain pictures and video footage of the incident.
Via press release, the Snoqualmie Police Department said that “through the use of social media and investigative skills by officers, a suspect was identified.”
The day after the incident, the SPD released photos of the suspect at a nearby gas station captured by video surveillance, asking for the public’s help to identify the suspect.
Officers obtained a search warrant and arrested the subject on February 16, 2016 without incident. According to the Snoqualmie Police Department, the suspect is a male juvenile and resident of North Bend.