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Enumclaw Police Reports Jan. 14-20

PROWLER: A Harding Street resident called police Jan. 20, reporting a prowler in the backyard. The caller reported hearing voices and seeing a flashlight. Police responded and found nothing.

COURTESY RIDE: Police responded to a Cole Street address shortly before 1 a.m. Jan. 20 after receiving a request to provide transportation for an intoxicated man who wished to drive home. Police drove him home.

PATROL WANTED: A resident asked Jan. 20 for extra patrol in the area of Marion Street and Edith Avenue. During the past few months, the caller's vehicle had been broken into and his home had been egged. The call came after a truck had been spray painted.

THREAT MADE: A Warner Avenue resident told police Jan. 19 of a threat made by a neighbor who was holding a knife. The suspect had left the scene when an officer arrived. The caller did not want to press charges, but just make the incident known.

AGANCY ASSIST: Police received a request Jan. 19 from Jerome, Idaho, authorities, who had found an abandoned vehicle registered to an Enumclaw resident. Local police determined the owner no longer lives in Enumclaw.

ANIMAL COMPLAINT: Police were notified the morning of Jan. 18 regarding a pit bull standing on the front porch of the caller's home, preventing people from leaving the house. King County Animal Control arrived and took the dog into custody.

DINE AND DASH: Police took a report the afternoon of Jan. 18 dealing with a dine-and-dash incident at a local eatery. Police were attempting to contact the suspect and settle the issue; if that failed, criminal charges were to be filed.

WARRANT ARREST: A subject attending Enumclaw Municipal Court Jan. 18 was arrested on two Renton warrants, each for third-degree theft. The subject was taken to the city jail, waiting to be picked up by Renton authorities.

TWO CHARGES: A traffic stop shortly before 10 p.m. Jan. 18 resulted in the driver being arrested for driving under the influence and resisting arrest. The vehicle was impounded.

AIRLIFTED: A car vs. pedestrian accident at 7:20 a.m. Jan. 17 resulted in the pedestrian being airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. The accident occurred on Monroe Avenue.

STOLEN, RECOVERED: King County authorities discovered an automobile in a ditch near Mud Mountain Dam Jan. 17 and asked city police to notify the local owner. At approximately the same time, the owner was calling police to report his vehicle stolen. The auto suffered unknown damage from being driven into the ditch.

ROLLOVER ACCIDENT: Police heard of a rollover automobile accident at 11:15 p.m. Jan. 15 in the vicinity of Warner Avenue and state Route 410. The motorist was arrested for driving under the influence and the vehicle was impounded.

INVOLUNTARY COMMITMENT: Police reponded Jan. 15 to a report of a man with a knife, possibly suicidal. The man was contacted and transported to a hospital for an involuntary commitment.

EXTRA PATROL: Police were asked Jan. 14 to provide extra patrol in the Kibler Avenue vicinity due to vehicles speeding before and after school. A second request asked for extra patrol, also before and after school hours, on Myrtine Street.

MINOR CHARGED: Police responded at 11:40 p.m. Jan. 14 to a Wynalda Drive address after hearing of a subject yelling and kicking a fence. Police located a minor who was eventually taken into custody for malicious mischief, possession of drug paraphernalia and being a minor in possession of alcohol. While in the process of being booked, the minor ran from an officer, resulting in additional charges. He was taken into custody about two hours later.

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