Car fire, dog bites and more | Enumclaw police reports Nov. 4-8

ON FIRE: Police assisted local firefighters at the scene of a vehicle fire at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 8. The incident occurred at Cole Street and Battersby Avenue. Police handled traffic control and assisted the owner in getting the vehicle towed.

DOG BITES: Police dealt with two dog-bite incidents Nov. 8, one on Porter Street and another on Mountain View Drive. In each case a report was taken and information was forwarded to King County Animal Control.

MARIJUANA: Three males smoking marijuana passed by a fast-food drive-through window the evening of Nov. 8. Police checked the area but did not locate the suspects.

ACCIDENT: Police responded shortly after 1 p.m. Nov. 8 to a two-car, noninjury accident at Roosevelt Avenue and Griffin Avenue. One driver was given a criminal citation for driving with a suspended license. Officers could not determine who was at fault.

MENTAL HEALTH: Police received a call for assistance the evening of Nov. 7 to deal with an individual who eventually agreed to a voluntary commitment. The person was transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital. About 30 minutes later, police responded with emergency medical personnel to a Chinook Avenue address and a report of a suicidal female. She agreed to a voluntary commitment and was taken to St. Elizabeth. A few hours later, police went to a Warner Avenue address after hearing of a disturbance. A female agreed to a voluntary commitment and was transported to St. Elizabeth.

VEHICLE PURSUIT: Enumclaw officers responded just past noon Nov. 7 to the vicinity of Porter Street and McHugh Avenue, called to assist the Washington State Patrol and King County deputies with the pursuit of a vehicle. The vehicle was involved in an accident and aid was summoned. The scene was turned over to the State Patrol.

JUVENILE TROUBLE: Police were alerted the afternoon of Nov. 7 to a motorcycle being driven recklessly in the vicinity of Initial Avenue and Lafromboise Street. The juvenile driver was contacted and given verbal counseling.

INJURY ACCIDENT: Enumclaw police assisted with a two-car accident that resulted in injuries at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 6. The crash, just west of the bridge over the White River, was to be handled by Buckley police and the Washington State Patrol.

SHOTS HEARD: The sound of gunshots prompted a call to police at 6:25 a.m. Nov. 6 from a Larsen Avenue resident. Police responded and determined it may have come from duck hunters in the area, though none were spotted.

VEHICLE PROWLS: The faceplate from an auto stereo was taken during a vehicle prowl that was reported the morning of Nov. 5. The incident occurred on Lowell Avenue. There was no damage to the vehicle and there were no suspects. The morning of Nov. 4, a Kibler Avenue resident saw a woman rip open the top of a neighbor's Jeep and taken something off the dashboard. Aside from the damage to the vehicle, a cell phone was stolen.

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY: Police were asked Nov. 5 to provide extra patrol in a Schmid Street neighborhood due to suspected drug-related activity. A citizen reported a vehicle had pulled up to a nearby home, a woman walked out and handed over a plastic bag and the vehicle quickly departed.

BROKEN WINDOW: Police were told Nov. 5 of a window that had been broken at a Semanski Street address. Damage was estimated at $150. There were no immediate suspects.

NO SALE: Police responded shortly before midnight Nov. 5 to a Roosevelt Avenue business following the report of a disturbance. An employee noted there had been an intoxicated customer who was attempting to buy items without any money. Nothing was stolen and the customer had departed.

DISTURBANCE: An officer was called at 3:14 a.m. Nov. 4 to a Warner Avenue apartment following a report of a tenant causing a disturbance, yelling and screaming. Police responded and contacted the tenant's brother. Staff at a crisis service also were contacted and they were going to intervene and attempt to resolve the situation.

IN PROGRESS: Police responded at 3:23 a.m. Nov. 4 to a location on state Route 164, called to assist the King County Sheriff's Office with a burglary in progress. A suspect had left the scene prior to officers' arrival, but information was provided about a possible location of the suspect. The suspect was soon taken into custody by county authorities.

ARREST WARRANT: A subject arrived in the police station lobby the afternoon of Nov. 4, intending to visit an inmate. It was determined the visitor was wanted on a Maple Valley warrant and he was arrested.


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