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Enumclaw police Dec. 23-29

TRAFFIC TROUBLE: Police were kept busy between 5 and 6 a.m. Dec. 29 as vehicles had trouble navigating slick roads. One call involved a vehicle in a ditch at the intersection of 244th Avenue Southeast and Southeast 452nd Street; the driver was fine and had already made arrangements for a tow truck. A second call involved a minor, two-car crash at the intersection of Porter Street and Griffin Avenue; the involved parties exchanged necessary information. A third call related to a pickup in the ditch near Osceola Street and McDougall Avenue; again, a tow truck was requested.

THREATS MADE: A woman told police Dec 29 she was concerned about threats made by an estranged boyfriend; he reportedly said he would take the child they have in common. It was determined the threats were legitimate and the boyfriend was arrested and booked.

THEFTS FROM AUTOS: A vehicle window was broken and both a stereo and wallet were taken from a vehicle parked on Davis Avenue. The report was made the morning of Dec. 29 and the incident occurred sometime the previous evening. The same night, someone took a stereo from a vehicle on Wells Street; there was no sign of forced entry even though the vehicle was reportedly locked.

JEWELRY TAKEN: Police were told Dec. 28 that $6,000 worth of jewelry was taken from a vehicle parked at a local grocery store. The reporting party declined to assist with prosecution but provided police with a list of missing items.

GAS STOLEN: A Petschauer Place resident called police Dec. 28, asking for extra patrol due to several recent incidents where gasoline had been siphoned from a vehicle parked at the home.

PATIENT TROUBLE: Police responded to a Jensen Street address the evening of Dec. 28 to assist with a combative patient. The issue was settled upon contact.

TWO CITED: A traffic stop the morning of Dec. 27 on Roosevelt Avenue resulted in one juvenile cited for possession of marijuana and the driver cited for failure to transfer a vehicle title.

SCRAP THEFT: Police responded Dec. 27 to a report of items stolen from a Stevenson Avenue loading dock. It was determined the missing items were scrap and had little value. The owner did not want to file a report but asked for extra patrol in the area.

DRUG OFFENSE: A traffic stop at 1 a.m. Dec. 27 resulted in the driver being cited for possession of both marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The vehicle was released to a licensed driver.

MISSING PERSON: Family members alerted police Dec. 26 after a woman departed a Fell Street home to walk a dog. She had been gone three hours, was not at her apartment and had not been seen by friends. Police later heard from a Clovercrest Street resident who reported a woman was sitting on the front porch and refusing to leave. It was determined it was the same woman and her family was contacted.

DISTURBANCE: Staff at a Jensen Street facility called police the night of Dec. 25 due to a disruptive visitor who acted inappropriately with staff and attempted to remove items from the building. The subject was taken into custody for interfering with a healthcare facility.

SHOTGUN SHOWN: Police were told the night of Dec. 24 of a man in a Merritt Avenue home brandishing a shotgun during an argument with his daughter. She ran from the residence and called her stepfather, who picked her up. The man remained in the home and refused efforts by police who attempted to contact him. Officers eventually departed, with plans to follow up later. It was noted the man is the subject of a no-contact order issued through Buckley police and is not to be in possession of a weapon.

TIRES SLASHED: Damage was done Dec. 24 to a Lakewood Police Department patrol car while it was parked at a Charwila Lane address. Two tires were slashed, resulting in damage estimated at $500. Also, police learned that two tires were slashed and sugar was poured into the gas tank of a vehicle parked on Harmony Lane. In a third incident occurring the same night, two tires were slashed on a second vehicle parked on Charwila Lane.

DUI: Police were alerted just before midnight Dec. 23 to a dispute between a man and woman in a Griffin Avenue parking lot. The man, who appeared intoxicated, was yelling at the woman. He was taken into custody for driving under the influence and his vehicle was impounded.

MALICIOUS MISCHIEF: Police were told Dec. 23 an unknown subject on foot ran up and over a vehicle, denting the hood and causing an estimated $700 worth of damage.

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