Neighbors squabble, dogs fight | Enumclaw police reports Aug. 27-30
By KEVIN HANSON
Enumclaw Courier Herald Senior Writer, Editor
August 31, 2012 · 9:54 AM
NEIGHBOR SQUABBLE: A report of ongoing harassment by neighbors in a Myrtine Street neighborhood was taken by police the evening of Aug. 30. An officer contacted the parties involved and advised them to avoid contact.
ANIMAL ISSUE: Police were told at 3:13 a.m. Aug. 30 of three dogs, possibly pit bulls, fighting at a Lafromboise Street location. An officer responded and found three dogs in a kennel; they were fighting and one was injured. A message was left with the owners and King County Animal Control responded to assist. KCAC determined the dogs were not it bulls and injuries to one dog were not life-threatening. KCAC was to return later in the day to issue a citation.
CAN'T SELL HERE: Police received a complaint Aug. 30 of someone selling produce at Semanski Street and Roosevelt Avenue and doing so without a business permit. Officers confirmed the man was operating on city property. He was advised hat he would need to obtain a permit to continue.
SUICIDAL: Police were called the morning of Aug. 29 to assist with a suicidal subject. Aid was summoned and the person was transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital for involuntary commitment.
INJURY ACCIDENT: An injury accident had police responding shortly before 7 p.m. Aug. 29 to a Roosevelt Avenue location. A driver had hit a business sign and a parked car before crashing into a barrier. The vehicle was impounded.
ATTEMPT TO LOCATE: Police were on the lookout Aug. 29 for a motorcycle reportedly traveling more than 100 mph on Southeast 432nd Street. It was last seen westbound on Southeast 416th Street. Officers, who could not locate the cycle, notified King County authorities.
FELONY WARRANT: Police were initially called Aug. 29 to a Riggs Drive address for a noise complaint, but before they arrived a subject began throwing items from an upstairs window. Offices made contact and took a juvenile into custody on a felony arrest warrant. The juvenile was transported to a Seattle facility.
PARKING DISPUTE: A citizen asked police for clarification regarding parking in a "red zone" at the J.J. Smith school site, since the building is no longer used for public education. Police noted that since the curb is painted red and there are "no parking" signs posted, those rules still need to be followed. The citizen was advised to contact the school and city about getting restrictions removed.
THROW IT AWAY: Police were told Aug. 28 of homemade drug paraphernalia found in a garbage bag at a Division Street address. An officer contacted the reporting party and confirmed the suspicious item could be tossed with the rest of the trash.
AUTO ACCIDENT: Police responded at 11:45 a.m. Aug. 28 to a two-car accident at Roosevelt Avenue and Myrtine Street. The police report noted there was damage done, but had no mention of injuries.
RECKLESS: A caller notified police Aug. 28 of a recklessly-driven vehicle that had passed him on the right while going through a crosswalk, almost hitting pedestrians. The caller followed the driver to a residence on 236th Avenue Southeast. An officer responded to the residence and found the vehicle gone; the officer was to attempt a second contact.
VEHICLE PROWLS: Police took a report of a vehicle prowl Aug. 27 in which an unlocked car on Winter Place was entered; sunglasses valued at $1 were taken. A second report of a vehicle prowl wound up being outside city jurisdiction. Also on Aug. 27, police were told approximately $50 worth of gas was siphoned from a vehicle on Semanski Street.
HIT AND RUN: A hit-and-run incident reportedly occurred the afternoon of Aug. 27 in a Roosevelt Avenue parking lot. The suspect vehicle and a registered owner were later discovered at a Kibler Avenue address; the vehicle was impounded.
TIRE SLASHED: Police were told Aug. 27 a vehicle tire was slashed, causing an estimated $250 in damage. The incident occurred on Semanski Street. The owner had reported a similar incident in May.
ALCOHOL OFFENSE: A man was seen the afternoon of Aug. 27, sitting on a bench in the vicinity of Battersby Avenue and Garrett Street and drinking from a brown paper bag. An officer made contact, ordered that alcohol be poured out and issued a warning.
Contact Enumclaw Courier Herald Senior Writer, Editor Kevin Hanson at email@example.com or 360-802-8205.