Man near school kids prompts request for patrol | Enumclaw police reports Oct. 26-Nov. 1

EXTRA PATROL: Due to concerns about an man hanging around the area of Semanski Street and Warner Avenue when kids are traveling to and from school, police were asked to provide extra patrol in the area. The request was made Nov. 1.

HELP PROVIDED: A report was issued the afternoon of Nov. 1 concerning a woman throwing rocks and yelling at passing cars in the vicinity of 244th Avenue Southeast and 448th Street Southeast. She was contacted and given a ride home.

FATALITY: Police responded at 8 p.m. Oct. 31 to the vicinity of state Route 410 and Warner Avenue and the scene of traffic fatality involving a vehicle and pedestrian. The incident was being investigated by the Washington State Patrol.

ALCOHOL OFFENSE: Police responded Oct. 31 to Enumclaw High School and a report of two juvenile females who were to be charged with being minors in possession. There were released to parents and a report was being forwarded to King County Juvenile Court.

TALKING POLITICS: Police took a report at 12:24 a.m. Oct. 31 of a possible disturbance at a Leo Place address. Officers responded and determined it was a political dispute among family members. No one wished to file a report and all returned to their homes.

PROWL: A vehicle prowl was reported the morning of Oct. 31, having occurred at a Porter Street address. Taken were fireworks and a pocket knife.

STOLEN, FOUND: A Florence Street resident reported a vehicle had been stolen while parked in the garage. The call was received by police shortly before 9 a.m. Oct. 30. By 1:30 that afternoon the vehicle had been found in Tacoma with damage to both sides and the rear.

STOLEN FROM CHURCH: The theft of a lawn mower, gasoline and a weed trimmer was reported Oct. 30 by a city church. An officer took a report, then found the missing items in a field near the site of the theft.

ATTEMPTED FORGERY: Police learned the afternoon of Oct. 29 of an attempted forgery at a local bank. The suspect fled, leaving his identification and check behind.

BURGLARY: An officer made contact Oct. 27 with a Ventura Avenue resident, who reported a residential burglary.

BUCKLEY ASSIST: Police were called the evening of Oct. 29 to assist Buckley authorities with a domestic violence situation in progress. The man involved in the dispute was taken into custody for assault and resisting arrest, then transported to the Buckley jail.

VEHICLE DAMAGE: An officer spoke Oct. 27 with a woman who reported malicious damage do to her vehicle while it was parked in a Griffin Avenue lot. A possible suspect was identified.

VEHICLE STOLEN: A stolen vehicle report was issued Oct. 27 by a Scandia Avenue resident. There were no known suspects.

MISSIONARIES: A Spruce Drive resident called police Oct. 27, complaining of solicitors who turned out to be church missionaries. The caller was aggravated that missionaries aren't included in the city's no-soliciting ordinance and said he would chase them off himself. Officers contacted the church representatives and they agreed to move to another street to avoid conflict.

ASSAULT: A woman arrived at the police station lobby at 11:25 p.m. Oct. 27, reporting she had been assaulted a few hours earlier by four unknown males. The incident, she said, occurred near the public library. Statements were taken from both he victim and her spouse.

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY: A patrolling officer spotted suspicious activity shortly before 8 a.m. Oct. 26 at Flensted Park. One vehicle left the area upon the officer's arrival, but two subjects were contacted. Further investigation revealed a possible drug deal had been interrupted. Two juveniles were transported and later released to parents.

MOWER MISSING: A Harding Avenue resident called police shortly after 2 a.m. Oct. 26, reporting that two teenagers had just run past her home, pushing a lawn mower. At 9:40 a.m., a resident of the same block of Harding Avenue called police to report his mower had been stolen during the night.


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