Suspicious vehicle, domestic disturbance and more | Enumclaw police June 14-18

TWO CHARGES: A June 18 report of a suspicious vehicle in a Semakski Street parking lot resulted in one person booked for possession of drug paraphernalia and obstructing an officer. The vehicle was impounded.

DISTURBANCE: An officer was dispatched June 17 to a Randall Place address and found a domestic dispute taking place in the middle of the street. The man involved in the dispute was arrested for fourth-degree assault and interfering with a police report. He was taken to the police station for booking.

NO BURGLARY: Police took a second-hand report June 16 of a residential burglary in progress at a Harmony Lane address. Nothing was amiss inside the home. It appeared that at least three juvenile males had slept in the garage and exited through a garage window. All was gone when police arrived.

ANIMAL ISSUE: A citizen called police the morning of June 15, concerned that a large, aggressive dog had injured another dog; the animals were fenced in a single backyard. An officer responded and could observe no injuries. It was noted the larger dog was very aggressive, bit at the officer through the fence and tried to jump the fence. Information was forwarded to King County Animal Control, which advised an officer would be dispatched to investigate. The following day, the dogs' owner called police, advising that the dogs would be separated while he is at work.

MORE ANIMALS: Two dogs, reported to be "pit bull types" were reported running loose at 11 a.m June 15 in the vicinity of Cole Street and Chinook Avenue. An officer located the animals and found a neighborhood resident had contained the animals in her front yard until King County Animal Control could arrive.

ANOTHER ANIMAL CONCERN: Police were told June 15 by a Charwila Lane resident of a dog being kept in a neighboring apartment that gets loose and bites people. The reporting parties said they had been bitten and, on the day of the report, a child had been bitten. An officer contacted the dog's owner and advised that the animal must be kept inside or on a leash.  Information was forwarded to King County Animal Control.

ASSAULT CHARGE: An assault occurred the afternoon of June 15 at Enumclaw High School. One person was taken into custody for fourth-degree assault and second-degree criminal trespass. The victim was evaluated by medical personnel but not transported. The suspect was taken to the police station for processing and later released.

NO PROBLEMS: An officer was flagged down at approximately midnight June 14 by a citizen who reported juveniles were hanging around St. Elizabeth Hospital and causing problems. The officer contacted several juveniles at the hospital, but found nothing out of line. They were waiting for a friend to arrive at the facility.


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