Enumclaw police reports Dec. 9-14

VEHICLE PROWLS: A Park Street resident reported the morning of Dec. 14 a stereo had been stolen from a vehicle during the previous night. Damage was done to the dashboard. The morning of Dec. 11, a vehicle prowl at a Roosevelt Avenue address resulted in the loss of two chainsaws, a drill set and some clothing. Damage was done to the vehicles that were prowled.

TIRES SLASHED: A Pioneer Street resident told police Dec. 14 that vehicle tires had been slashed the previous night. Damage was estimated at $300.

FOUND PROPERTY: An apartment maintenance supervisor told police Dec. 14 he had found drug paraphernalia and a gun case in a unit that had recently been vacated. The caller was told to dispose of the property and notify police if drugs were located.

ASSAULT: Police heard Dec. 14 of a female victim who had been assaulted at an apartment on Cole Street. She declined to press charges, but was to pursue a restraining order against the suspect. The male suspect could not be immediately located and the victim was given a ride and turned over to a relative.

DO NOT DRIVE: Police responded to an Enumclaw High parking lot the afternoon of Dec. 13. The two subjects in a vehicle were not supposed to be on school grounds, so they were ordered to leave. Because both had a suspended drivers license, they departed on foot and agreed to have a licensed driver pick up their car.

ANIMAL ISSUE: Police received a complaint Dec. 11 of a pit bull being kept at a Lincoln Avenue residence. Police spoke with the owner, who said the animal was a mixed breed. King County Animal Control was asked to check the animal to determine if possessed breeding that would make it illegal in the city limits. The dog was friendly with police and was allowed to stay until KCAC could respond.

DISTURBANCE: An officer was advised at 12:30 a.m. Dec. 10 of a disturbance at a Railroad Street address. Contact was made and the situation was settled. One man was advised that, if he wanted to pursue the matter further, he should do so when he became sober.

HARASSMENT: A citizen told police Dec. 10 of receiving harassing text messages from an identified subject. Both the complainant and the sender of the texts were contacted and were advised to block the phone number of the other. The complainant was to obtain a court order prohibiting such contacts.

HELP NEEDED: A 911 call was received at 5:21 a.m. Dec. 10 and, when the call was returned, it went directly to an answering machine. Police responded and found a person who had fallen and could not get up. Police entered the home and medical aid was summoned.

NOTHING FOUND: A person walking across from Thunder Mountain Middle School the afternoon of Dec. 10 heard someone yelling for help. The citizen called county authorities, who notified city police. A check of the area turned up nothing.

PUSHED FROM CAR: Police heard Dec. 10 of a woman being pushed from a moving vehicle in the vicinity of Griffin Avenue and Pioneer Street. Both police and fire personnel responded. The woman was transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital. The suspect was located and taken into custody on an assault charge.

TROUBLE AT HOSPITAL: An officer responded shortly before 9 p.m. Dec. 10 to St. Elizabeth Hospital, where a disturbance in the waiting room had been reported. The situation was calmed until a deputy arrived to take a report regarding an incident that occurred in Pierce County jurisdiction.

SUSPICIOUS: Police were told at 5:18 a.m. Dec. 9 of a man attempting to break into a white Toyota at a Griffin Avenue address. Contact was made with the owner of the vehicle and the matter was settled.

MISCHIEF: A Lafromboise Street resident reported the morning of Dec. 9 someone had had put eggs, syrup and flour on his vehicle twice in the past three days. Also on the 9th, a Natalie Place resident reported someone had drawn on a vehicle during the night; no damage was done. There were no suspects in either case.

FIGHT IN PROGRESS: Police responded the afternoon of Dec. 9 to the vicinity of Garfield Street and Elmont Avenue and a report of a fight in progress. All involved fled in two vehicles but officers located both parties. The situation was handled and parents were notified.

CIVIL DISPUTE: A Black Diamond resident asked police for help Dec. 9 in getting money back that he paid to an Enumclaw business. He was told it was a civil situation and he would have to take the business owner to small claims court.


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