Hunting issue, neighbor trouble | Enumclaw police reports Aug. 31-Sept. 4

HUNTING ISSUE: A Washington State Patrol trooper asked for city police involvement Sept. 4 with a hunting issue in the vicinity of Blake Street and Warner Avenue. It was then determined the issue involved hunting at Southeast 464th Street and 268th AVenue Southeast, so King County authorities were notified.

NOT MISSING: Police were called the evening of Sept. 4 when a 4-year-old child went missing from a Franklin Street residence. The child was later found hiding in a closet.

HARASSMENT: Police dealt Sept. 4 with a harassment issue involving Warner Avenue neighbors. An officer contacted both parties and suggested someone obtain a court order if the problem continues.

VEHICLE FIRE: Officers assisted shortly before 11 p.m. Sept. 3 with a vehicle fire at state Route 410 and Warner Avenue. The vehicle was left on the side of the road, waiting fora private tow.

HARASSMENT: A Chinook Avenue resident told police Sept. 3 he believes a neighbor is harassing his daughter and girlfriend. An officer contacted both parties, who agreed to stay away from each other.

DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE: A verbal domestic incident between a man and woman prompted an officer response the afternoon of Sept. 3 to a Noble Fir Court address. The man was not wanted on the premises and was refusing to leave. He was instructed to leave and a domestic violence checklist was signed.

GROCERY HEIST: Three males stole groceries Sept. 2 by fleeing a Roosevelt Avenue business. They departed in a beige-colored sedan, southbound on Blake Street. They were not located.

CYCLE TROUBLES: City police, King County deputies and Washington State Patrol troopers received multiple complaints the afternoon of Sept. 2 regarding a large group of motorcycle riders cruising the area. The cyclists were reportedly driving recklessly, sometimes taking both lanes and forcing other motorists the road. They were last seen eastbound on Southeast 400th Street.

ATTEMPTED BURGLARY: Police responded the afternoon of Sept. 1 to a Harding Street address following a report of an attempted residential burglary. A dead bolt on the front door was damaged, a side door was found open and items in the home had been tipped over; nothing was reported missing.

VEHICLE PROWLS: Police learned Aug. 31 of a rash of vehicle prowls the previous evening. Three vehicles on Olsen Place were entered. There was no damage, but everything had been gone through. A few dollars in change was missing from one of the vehicles. Two vehicles on Rainier Avenue were targeted, with cash and an emergency roadside safety kit taken; the emergency kit was later found dumped along the road. Three vehicles were gone through on Berninger Street, with a motorcycle helmet and jacket taken. Another prowl was reported at Warner Avenue and state Route 410.3

TWO CHARGED: Police initiated a traffic stop the morning of Aug. 31 on a vehicle with expired license tabs, but wound up arresting two men for theft and providing false information. A Honda generator was recovered and returned to its owner. Police followed up at a Griffin Avenue location, where they recovered a stolen racing bike in a  hotel room; it, too, was returned. The owner of both items had reported them stolen from a vehicle on Franklin Street.


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