Stolen van took gate off its hinges | Enumclaw police reports May 25-30
By KEVIN HANSON
Enumclaw Courier Herald Senior Writer, Editor
May 31, 2012 · Updated 6:34 PM
VAN STOLEN: The theft of a white cube van was reported at 5:36 a.m. May 30. A gate at a Semanski Street property was taken off the hinges, as if the van were driven through the gate.
TO BE DESTROYED: Marijuana and a pipe were found May 30 at a Semanski Street address. An officer picked up both items with the intent of having them destroyed.
WELFARE CONCERN: Police were called the afternoon of May 30 by someone concerned for the welfare of a young child running on the roof of a Warner Avenue church. Police responded and determined the child belonged to a roofer; he was counseled and agreed to keep the child on the ground.
TWO CHARGES: A traffic stop at 6 a.m. May 29 resulted in the driver booked for possession of marijuana and driving with a suspended license. The vehicle was impounded.
FIGHT CONCERNS: Police received a call May 29 from a Randall Place resident who expressed concern that the trail behind his home is used as a gathering place for juvenile fights. He reported breaking up several fights the past few weeks and asked for additional police patrol in the area.
NO INTERLOCK: A traffic stop at 10 p.m. May 28 on Battersby Avenue resulted in a driver arrested for violating an order for an interlock device. He also was charged with driving with a suspended license. A dog in the car was released to a friend.
INDECENT EXPOSURE: An officer was called the morning of May 26 to the gas pumps of a Roosevelt Avenue business, where a man – who had been drinking – was urinating in public. He was taken into custody for indecent exposure.
TEEN FIGHT: Officers took several reports the afternoon of May 26 of a large rope of teenagers fighting in the vicinity of Pine Cone Avenue. Police contacted all parties involved and no one was willing to press charges.
PANHANDLING: Police responded at 11 a.m. May 26 to the gas station area of a Roosevelt Avenue business and a report of panhandlers aggressively approaching vehicles. An officer advised them to stop and further advised them of their driving status; they agreed to have a friend pick them up.
PRISONER TRANSFER: The Puyallup Police Department arrested a subject May 25. An Enumclaw officer responded to the Walmart parking lot in Bonney Lake to take possession of the individual.
DISTURBANCE: Police responded to a Pine Cone Avenue address shortly after 6 a.m. May 25 after hearing of two people involved in a verbal dispute inside a parked car. The two were contacted and told to either leave the area or step inside their residence.
SENIOR ASSISTANCE: Staff at the Enumclaw Senior Center called police the morning of May 25, reporting a confused woman who could provide her name, but little else. Authorities were able to locate a relative who agreed to pick up the woman.
MEDS TAKEN?: A Roosevelt Avenue called police May 25, alleging two teenage females took 61 tablets of a prescription medication from her residence the day before. They had been fundraising and were allowed to use the respondent's bathroom.
COMMITTED: Officers responded the evening of May 25 to a disturbance at a Lafromboise Street address. Aid was summoned to transport a female to St. Elizabeth Hospital on an involuntary commitment.
ASSAULT ARREST: Police responded at 8:20 p.m. May 25 to St. Elizabeth Hospital where a suspect was arrested on two counts of assault.
WOMEN FIGHTING: Two women were reported fighting an a city convenience store shortly after 9 p.m. May 25. One was arrested and booked for fourth-degree assault.
Contact Enumclaw Courier Herald Senior Writer, Editor Kevin Hanson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-802-8205.