Vehicle prowls, stolen mail | Enumclaw police reports June 22-27

VEHICLE PROWLS: Police received a report at 1:19 a.m. June 27 from a Jensen Street resident who reported a vehicle prowl had just occurred. Suspects were described as two white males in their late teens with dark hair, who departed in a red Jeep Cherokee. The suspects were not immediately located. The extent of damage was unknown or if anything was taken. At 4:34 a.m. June 27, a McKinley Street resident reported a vehicle prowl in which a window was broken to gain access. Nothing was taken and there were no suspects.

STOLEN MAIL: An individual arrived in the police station lobby the afternoon of June 27 with a bag of what appeared to be stolen mail. It had been left in a Roosevelt Avenue motel room by a prior tenant. The mail was taken to the Enumclaw post office.

CHILD PROTECTION: Police took a report shortly before 6 p.m. June 27 of a man, who had been drinking, being abusive to a small child. The man was taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital and the mother of the child was notified. The case was being forwarded to Child Protective Services.

ONE ARRESTED: Police were called the evening of June 27 regarding a female patient who left the St. Elizabeth Hospital emergency room. It was reported she was an assault victim and had been drinking. Police contacted a man involved in the situation and found him to be the subject of an arrest warrant issued by the Auburn Police Department; the Auburn charge was for failing to appear on a charge of assault/domestic violence. He was taken into custody on the arrest warrant and turned over to Auburn authorities. The woman was found at her home and medical assistance was called to evaluate a gash on her cheek. An investigation found no evidence of an assault.

WELFARE CHECK: An officer responded at 8 a.m. June 27 to assist a female who was upset and in need of help after being released from the hospital. The officer saw the woman get a ride to a bus stop and made contact. A bus passenger offered to pay the woman's fare so she could return home.

NO SALE: Police received word June 27 of solicitors working in the Loraine Street neighborhood. An officer responded and found members of a church group selling books. They were advised of a city ordinance prohibiting such selling and agreed to stop.

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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