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Enumclaw police reports Nov. 11-16

LABOR PAINS: Police initiated a traffic stop at 12:53 a.m. Nov. 16 and found a driver who was rushing to St. Elizabeth Hospital, where his wife was in labor. An officer followed the man to the hospital and took information; the driver was advised to contact a police sergeant after the emergency was over.

CITIZEN COMPLAINT: A citizen complained the morning of Nov. 16 of a plain-clothes officer in an unmarked car stopping a vehicle near Enumclaw High School. It was confirmed that the stop was made by a legitimate law enforcement agency and done as part of an ongoing investigation.

INAPPROPRIATE BROWSING: A citizen contacted police Nov. 16, asking for help regarding an inappropriate Internet contact of a juvenile daughter. An officer found no evidence of a crime and advised the girl about appropriate Internet contacts.

LET HIM GO: A person was taken into custody Nov. 15 by Enumclaw officers because he was wanted on a Federal Way warrant. Federal Way then requested that the subject be released.

PROTECTION ORDER: Police responded Nov. 15 to a May Court address where they contacted two people, each having a protection order against the other. As both were in violation, they were taken into custody and booked.

DOORS WERE OPEN: An officer responded at 12:30 a.m. Nov. 13 to a report of six teenagers entering a Harding Street residence, then fleeing in two vehicles. Officers found both a front and back door were unsecured; no one was found in the home, so the doors were locked. The suspects could not be located.

THREE PROWLED: Police were told Nov 13 of three vehicle prowls occurring the previous night. The incident was at a Garrett Street location. There were no suspects.

TURN IT OFF: A driver was cited at 3 p.m. Nov. 14 for leaving an unattended vehicle running.

SUSPICIOUS, BUT OK: Police were told Nov. 14 of multiple subjects entering a house on 264th Avenue Southest, entering through the back and exiting out the front with a bag. Officers responded and confirmed it was a group looking at the house with a real estate agent.

WEAPON OFFENSE: A traffic stop at 10:20 p.m. Nov. 14 resulted in a motorist arrested and booked for possession of a dangerous weapon. Two firearms were taken for safekeeping.

HIT AND RUN: A citizen told police of a hit-and-run accident that occurred at 1:30 a.m. Nov. 12 in the vicinity of Porter Street and Marshall Avenue. The suspect vehicle fled northbound on Porter with a flat tire. Police located the vehicle and arrested a suspect for hit-and-run. The suspect was booked and the vehicle was impounded.

BOMB THREAT: A bomb threat was received at 8 a.m. Nov. 11 at a Roosevelt Avenue location, naming a single eimployee as the target. The area was checked and nothing was found.

FAMILY TROUBLE: A man called police the morning of Nov. 11, requesting that an officer stand by while he retrieved personal belongings from family members. Upon arrival, the man initiated a verbal argument. The standby was cancelled and the man was told to pursue retrieval of his property through the courts, since he was unable to get his property without starting a fight.

AGENCY ASSIST: City police were called upon the afternoon of Nov. 11 to assist the King County Sheriff’s Office and Washington State Patrol with a three-car accident that was blocking traffic at the intersection of state Route 169 and Southeast 416th Street.

UNWANTED: Police were notified the afternoon of Nov. 11 regarding an unwanted subject at a Semanski Street address. One person was taken into custody for obstructing and creating a public nuisance.

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