Enumclaw police reports Sept. 3-8
September 9, 2010 · 10:52 AM
SHOT FIRED, THREE CHARGED: After hearing of a shot fired, police responded at approximately 10:45 p.m. Sept. 8 to a Railroad Avenue address. Nothing was found, but officers were given information regarding a suspect possibly displaying a weapon. An officer responded to the suspect's Berilla Drive residence. Eventually, the suspect and two others were taken into custody; one resisted enough to prompt police to use a Taser. Charges against the trio included a weapons offense, malicious mischief, obstructing justice, interfering with police, rendering criminal assistance, assault and possession of methamphetamine.
SNAKE REPORT: Police responded the afternoon of Sept. 8 to a Watson Street address after receiving a report of a 4-foot long snake. The caller believed the snake was not native to this area. No reptile could be found.
SEVERAL CHARGES: A Sept. 7 traffic stop resulted in the driver charged with drug possession, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving with a suspended license. The motorist also was wanted on an Enumclaw Municipal Court arrest warrant.
CENSUS OVERLOAD: An Isbell Court resident complained to police Sept. 6 she has been receiving excessive mailings and phone calls from the U.S. Census, despite having returned the required forms earlier in the year. She was advised to contact a census supervisor by phone.
STOLEN AND RECOVERED: While on routine patrol, an officer recovered property – a box of papers – that had been found in Enumclaw but was originally stolen in Normandy Park.
KID TROUBLE: Police were called the afternoon of Sept. 6 when juveniles were seen on the roof of Sunrise Elementary School. An officer contacted the kids, called their parents and the issue was settled.
DUI, THEN MORE: A Sept. 6 traffic stop resulted in a woman being charged with driving under the influence. Once at the police station, she stuck an earring into an electrical outlet, disabling a surveillance camera, telephones and a machine used for registering blood-alcohol content. A charge of malicious mischief was added.
IN NEED OF HELP: Police were called just a couple of minutes after midnight Sept. 5 to a Monroe Avenue store where a caller believed a woman was in need of assistance. Officers determined the woman was intoxicated but she refused any help. A half-hour later, store employees called police, reporting the woman was in the store and being uncooperative. An officer was able to locate a family member who agreed to pick up the woman.
COMMERCIAL BURGLARY: An officer responded the morning of Sept. 5 to a Griffin Avenue address and a report of a broken window. It was determined a commercial burglary had occurred, so the interior of the building was checked and the business owner notified. The owner later informed police the break-in had been recorded by a surveillance camera.
MARIJUANA: A traffic stop at 11:20 p.m. Sept. 5 resulted in the driver arrested for possession of both marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The vehicle was impounded.
DRUNK AND PARKED: An officer on patrol at 5:48 a.m. Sept. 4 found a vehicle parked in the vicinity of Warner Avenue and Semanski Street. The person behind the wheel was discovered to be intoxicated. The officer issued an infraction and arrangements were made for someone to pick up the driver.
THEFT FROM VEHICLE: A purse was stolen Sept. 4 from a vehicle parked at the Enumclaw Aquatics Center. There were no suspects.
DOG ATTACK: Police were told Sept. 4 of a dog that attacked three people. The dog’s owner was advised to contain the canine or King County Animal Control would be notified.
ROAD RAGE: A road rage incident was reported the afternoon of Sept. 4. An officer responded to a Roosevelt Avenue address, contacted all parties involved and cited on of the drivers for reckless driving.
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY: A Johnson Street resident told police Sept. 3 of possible drug activity in a nearby vacant lot. An officer contacted the caller, who reported the suspicious activity takes place most nights. He was advised to call police when he observed something possibly illegal.
BURGLARY INTERRUPTED: The King County Sheriff’s Office advised Enumclaw authorities the morning of Sept. 3 that a burglary had been interrupted at an address on Southeast 448th Street. The report was for informational purposes only.
IMPAIRED AND ARRESTED: Enumclaw police were looking Sept. 3 for a motorist who drove into a ditch, struck some mailboxes and then pulled back onto the roadway and kept going. The driver was later stopped by Buckley police. The incident was turned over to the Washington State Patrol.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: Police responded at 11:30 p.m. Sept. 3 to a Myrtine Street address following a report of a domestic situation that had turned physical. A female suspect was arrested and booked for driving under the influence, reckless endangerment and resisting arrest. A man, who was not on the scene, was to be cited for fourth-degree assault. An officer stood by while grandparents responded from Tacoma to pick up children who had been with the arrested woman.