Bus stolen, pallets taken | Enumclaw police June 22-26

BUS STOLEN: Police were told the morning of June 26 a yellow bus had been stolen from a Griffin Avenue location. It also was noted a fence was damaged during the theft.

PALLETS TAKEN: An officer on patrol the evening of June 26 observed subjects loading pallets into a vehicle. They were taken into custody for theft and trespassed from the Roosevelt Avenue business. The adult subjects were released after posting $500 cash bail; a minor subject was released to his father.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON: Police took a report at 730 a.m. June 25 of someone sleeping on Enumclaw High School property. An officer responded and contacted multiple subjects. one was taken into custody on a drug charge; others were released at the scene.

PARAPHERNALIA: A citizen arrived at the police station the afternoon of June 25, turning over a backpack containing drug paraphernalia. The items were to be destroyed.

MALICIOUS: A patrolling officer spotted a burned bicycle and "tagging" on the walls of a Roosevelt Avenue building.

TWO CHARGED: A traffic stop at 1:37 a.m. June 24 on Cole Street ended with two people charged. One was booked for driving under the influence and driving with a suspended license. A passenger was booked for obstructing an officer and creating a public disturbance. The vehicle was impounded.

SALES DISPUTE: A city resident contacted police June 24, concerned about the content of emails he had received from someone on the other end of an eBay purchase. The resident reportedly had offered to cancel the sale, but the buyer refused. An officer advised it was a civil issue, not criminal, and should be handled through eBay. The local resident was told to contact police a second time if emails took a threatening tone. A day later, the buyer called from Mexico. It was determined the two were arguing over shipping. Both were advised to settle the issue through eBay.

MINOR IN POSSESSION: An officer responded June 24 to a Charwila Lane address and a report that someone had pulled up a plant in a neighbor's yard. One person was booked for malicious mischief and being a minor in possession of alcohol.

JUVENILE COMPLAINT: At 9:40 p.m. June 24, a citizen told police a skateboarder was being chased across a Monroe Avenue parking lot by subjects in a black pickup. The skateboarder reportedly threw his skateboard at the truck before fleeing on foot. Officers responded but could not locate anyone involved. A half-hour later a male subject arrived at the police station, reporting that his pickup had been damaged by a thrown skateboard.

WELFARE CHECK: Police responded at 6 a.m. June 23 to check on the welfare of an individual laying on the road in the vicinity of 260th Avenue Southeast. It was determined the subject was highly intoxicated and the situation was turned over to medical personnel. After contacting others associated with the individual, police initiated a case of furnishing alcohol to minors.

HARASSMENT: A woman contacted city police the evening of June 23, advising she had been receiving harassing phone calls. She was told to contact the Regional Justice Center and obtain an anti-harassment order.

WARRANT ARREST: A traffic stop at 9:30 p.m. June 23 turned up a suspect who was wanted on several arrest warrants. The motorist also was booked for driving with a suspended license. The vehicle was released to a licensed driver.

ONLY SMOKE: Enumclaw police responded at 9:25 a.m. June 22 to a Jewell Street address to assist firefighters with a reported structure fire. It was determined there was only smoke in the residence.


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