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Enumclaw police reports July 1-4
PEDESTRIANS STRUCK: At 9:42 p.m. July 4, a vehicle struck multiple pedestrians near the intersection of Mountain View Drive and Farman Street. Medical crews counted eight patients total; three were taken to St. Elizabeth and one was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
SMALL FIRE: An officer patrolling July 4 spotted a small fire starting in the beauty bark put down at a Semanski Street location. The officer snuffed the fire and had the property owner wet the bark to prevent further problems.
FIREWORKS: On July 4, police were busy with many instances where illegal fireworks like firecrackers and bottle rockets were being discharged. On numerous occasions, the fireworks were confiscated.
NOT ALLOWED: Police were told July 3 of pitbull dogs present at the Boise Creek Sixplex while a game was in progress. Contact was made and the dog owner was told of regulations prohibiting that breed in the city limits.
COMPLAINT: A citizen asked to speak with police July 3 regarding a traffic stop that occurred the week before. the man was upset that his knife had been confiscated. An officer explained that such disputes need to be taken up with the court system.
METH LAB?: Police were told July 3 of a possible methamphetamine lab. The location was outside the city limits so the reporting party was provided with information for the King County Sheriff's Office.
CASH, PHONE TAKEN: A citizen told police at 1:23 a.m. July 2 a purse had been stolen from an unlocked vehicle. The purse was later found a short distance away; all items were still in the purse except for $50 in cash and a cell phone.
THEFT FROM AUTO: A cell phone and a GPS device were taken from a vehicle July 2 while it was parked on Roosevelt Avenue.
EQUIPMENT TAKEN: A lawn mower and trimmer were stolen from a carport of a Lowell Avenue home between 4:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. July 2. There were no suspects.
SHOPLIFT: Employees of a Monroe Avenue business notified police at 12:50 a.m. July 1 of a suspect who transferred items from a shopping cart into a canvas bag, then left the store without paying for the goods. The male suspect could not be located.
RECKLESS: After hearing of a vehicle being driven in a reckless manner at 8 p.m. July 1, police stopped a vehicle in the vicinity of Initial Avenue and Pioneer Street. The driver was taken into custody and booked for driving under the influence. The vehicle was released to the driver's husband, who noted that damage to a mirror and window was new.