Enumclaw police reports Oct. 28-Nov. 3
By KEVIN HANSON
Enumclaw Courier Herald Senior Writer, Editor
November 4, 2011 · 11:32 AM
MINOR ACCIDENT: A one-car accident on Cole Street was reported the morning of Nov. 3. It occurred on city property and was not blocking traffic. The vehicle was impounded.
TROUBLE AVERTED: Police were alerted the afternoon of Nov. 3 to a possible case of drunk driving. The motorist in question entered a business, where he was contacted by police. He was deemed unfit to drive and was provided transportation home.
GPS STOLEN: A vehicle prowl on Lorraine Street was reported the afternoon of Nov. 3. Someone entered an unlocked vehicle and took a GPS device. Extra patrol was requested.
ONE ARRESTED: An off-duty officer spotted a subject at a city park who was driving with a suspended license and was wanted on an Enumclaw Municipal Court arrest warrant. The individual was taken into custody on both charges, his vehicle was impounded and a firearm was taken for safekeeping.
AUTO TAKEN: Police learned Nov. 2 a vehicle had been taken from a Randall Place address without the owner's permission; when it was returned, the auto had front-end damage. It was also discovered the suspect had entered the victims' home, without permission, to obtain the key. Further action was awaiting a decision from the victims, whether they wished to pursue charges.
ORTING WARRANTS: A traffic stop the evening of Nov. 2 turned up a driver was was operating a vehicle with a suspended license. Aside from that charge, it was found he was wanted on two outstanding arrest warrants issued from Orting. A passenger was released at the scene and the vehicle was impounded.
VEHICLE PROWL: Police took a report the morning of Nov. 1 regarding a vehicle prowl that occurred overnight. Reported missing was an FM transmitter for an iPod. The incident occurred at a Lafromboise Street address.
ANIMAL COMPLAINT: Police were told Nov. 1 that a dog escaped through a fence and attacked a smaller dog while it was being walked on Garfield Street. Police contacted the homeowner, who agreed to secure both the dog and the gate. There were no animal injuries.
OUT OF CONTROL: Police were called Nov. 1 to a Lafromboise Street address and a report of an out-of-control 12-year-old boy. Officers made contact with the boy and both parents, who agreed to handle the behavioral issues.
WELFARE CHECK: A woman called police Nov. 1, asking that they check on the welfare of her father. Officers made contact and sought additional help from paramedics who transported the man to St. Elizabeth Hospital.
SUSPICIOUS MALE: Police took an anonymous report Oct. 31 of a man who reportedly parked and watched children playing. It was reported he usually departed when he believed someone had noticed him. Extra patrol was requested.
GIRLS CHASED: Three teenage girls were chased the night of Oct. 31 by a large person dressed in black, wearing a white mask. A Florence Street resident took the girls in and called police.
AMBER ALERT: Enumclaw police, along with agencies throughout the region, received an Amber Alert Oct. 31 stemming from the abduction of a 9-month-old girl from University Place. The alert was called off a few hours later with the notation that the child was safe and a subject was in custody.
FORGERY UNSUCCESSFUL: Police were told a man entered a city bank the morning of Oct. 30, attempting to pass a stolen check. The transaction was not successful. The victim of the stolen check was notified.
ARREST WARRANT: A traffic stop at 5:12 a.m. Oct. 29 turned up a motorist who was wanted on a Department of Corrections warrant for escaping from community custody. The driver was taken to the police station for booking and his car was turned over to a passenger.
CARRYING A GUN: Police responded Oct. 29 to a Southeast 448th Street location after hearing of someone carrying guns. Police found a man who had been hunting; his vehicle wouldn't run and he was walking home. Police gave him a ride.
NOISE COMPLAINT: A citizen complained at 10:16 p.m. Oct. 29 of excessive noise coming from the Enumclaw Expo Center. Police responded and found doors closed, as required.
DOMESTIC DISPUTE: Police responded at 1:14 a.m. Oct. 28 to a Cole Street residence after hearing of a domestic dispute. All parties were contacted and a woman was arrested for fourth-degree assault, taken to the police station and booked. A second charge was added when it was discovered she was in violation of a no-contact order.
INVOLUNTARY COMMIT: Police were told Oct. 28 of a suicidal female at a Semanski Street address. She was taken, involuntarily, to Auburn Regional Medical Center.
NO CAMPING: Police took a report Oct. 28 of someone camping in a pickup in a downtown parking lot. Officers contacted a man who agreed to look for a legal place.
Contact Enumclaw Courier Herald Senior Writer, Editor Kevin Hanson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-802-8205.