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Ticket sellers told to leave | Enumclaw police reports July 12-18
TICKET SELLING: Police received two calls July 18 regarding people attempting to sell tickets to Creation Fest. The sellers were advised of city rules prohibiting such business transactions and were told to cease selling.
TRAP TAKEN: A resident notified police July 18 about a cat trap, valued at $80, had been stolen from a foreclosed residence in the Mountain Meadows vicinity.
SHADY CHARACTER: Police were told July 18 of a "shady" character hanging around the front of the Enumclaw library. The adult male was contacted and said he would leave the area.
GAS GONE: Police were told July 18 that gas had been taken from four vehicles parked at a Battersby Avenue location. Extra patrol was requested.
WELFARE CHECK: Police were asked July 17 to check on the welfare of a Stevenson Avenue resident. A caller was concerned the man might harm himself, due to some Facebook postings. Police contacted the man, who admitted to some personal problems but said he had no plans to harm himself. A neighbor agreed to check on he man periodically.
THREATS MADE: A female, who had been threatened July 17 in the police station lobby, sought documentation of the incident. An officer determined she was seeking information on getting papers filed through the court system and did not want to file a report.
SOUND CHECK: Police received two calls after 10 p.m. July 17 from citizens complaining about noise coming from the Enumclaw Expo Center. The noise was from a "sound check" in advance of Creation 2012, which was to begin the following day.
HELP WITH TENANT: Management at a Griffin Avenue complex asked for police help July 16 with a subject who had been drinking and was making a lot of noise and banging on other tenants' doors. Officers were unable to locate the suspect.
FACEBOOK TROUBLE: Police were told the afternoon of July 16 of harassment via a Facebook account. An officer was to attempt contact with a known suspect.
HEAT PUMP HEIST: A heat pump was reportedly stolen July 16 from a location on Southeast 448th Street. There were no immediate suspects.
PROBLEM PATIENT: Police were called at 5:50 a.m. July 15 by staff at St. Elizabeth Hospital, who sought assistance with a combative patient. When police arrived, hospital security had the situation under control.
TODDLER ESCAPES: A toddler was found playing alone at 6:30 a.m. July 15 in front of a Leo Place apartment building. The father was located at a neighboring complex. It was determined the child had departed an apartment on his own; the child was retired.
RELAY NOISE: Police received two complaints July 14 – one at 12:50 p.m. and other other at 9:08 p.m. – stemming from the Relay For Life event. In both cases, police found the noise level to be within the acceptable range.
SHOPLIFTING: Staff at a Monroe Avenue business called police at 5:47 a.m. July 13, reporting a shoplifting incident in progress. An employee confronted the suspect, who returned items to the shelves. The female suspect was ordered to stay away from the business for one year.
WARRANT ARREST: City police assisted Seattle authorities July 13 in the arrest of a person wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant. The subject was taken into custody at a Roosevelt Avenue location.
ROAD SONGS: Police responded at 12:26 a.m. July 12 to the vicinity of Warner Avenue and Semanski Street after hearing of a female who was singing in the middle of the road. Officers determined neither alcohol nor drugs were involved. The female agreed to stay out of the street.
VEHICLE PROWLS: A Pioneer Street resident called police July 12, reporting several vehicles had been prowled. Locks were damaged on two vehicles and change was taken from a truck. Extra patrol was requested due to ongoing issues with vehicle prowls.
SKATE PARK PROBLEMS: A citizen notified police July 12, asking for extra patrol of the skate park on Porter Avenue due to ongoing problems with juveniles. The caller reported juveniles were relieving themselves outside the portable toilets and, according to a police report, "behaving in an obnoxious manner."
CAT COMPLAINT: The owner of a rental property on Davis Avenue told police July 12 a neighbor's cats are using his property as a bathroom. The neighbor, he said, has seven cats that are creating a health issue for his tenants. He was referred to King County Animal Control.