Enumclaw Courier-Herald


Burglary tools confiscated, so is marijuana | Enumclaw police reports Jan. 11-15

Enumclaw Courier Herald Senior Writer
January 17, 2013 · 3:19 PM

SUSPICIOUS: While on patrol the afternoon of Jan. 15, an officer spotted two individuals sitting and smoking at a Semanski Street location. Burglary tools were confiscated from one person and marijuana was taken from the other. The two then continued their walk at Auburn.

NOT STOLEN: The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office contacted Enumclaw police Jan. 15, asking that the registered owner of a 1995 GMC be contacted. The vehicle was parked in South Prairie and county authorities wondered if it might be stolen. The owner confirmed he knew of the vehicle’s whereabouts and the county was advised everything was fine.

INJURY ACCIDENT: Police responded the afternoon of Jan. 14 to a  two-vehicle accident that resulted in injuries. The incident was at the intersection of Roosevelt Avenue and state Route 410. Emergency medical personnel were summoned.

HARASSMENT: A citizen arrived at the police station lobby the afternoon of Jan. 14, telling of harassment by others. Contact was made with all involved parties and they were advised to not contact each other.

JUVENILE PROBLEM: Police received a request Jan. 14 to assist with family issues. An officer provided all  the counseling he could and provided information regarding area agencies that might also offer some help.

BAD BEHAVIOR: A caller advised police at 2:11 a.m. Jan. 13 of a motorist who was acting “rowdy” with open containers in his car. An officer stopped the vehicle at Porter Street and Battersby Avenue and arrested the driving for driving under the influence. The vehicle was towed.

CAR FIRE: A citizen notified an officer of a car fire at 2:49 a.m. Jan. 13. The fire department was dispatched to the vicinity of Kibler Avenue and Porter Street and the officer responded after completing a traffic stop. The vehicle was found to be on fire in the rear passenger area. The owner was notified and the vehicle was released to her.

DRUNK DRIVER: A traffic stop at 3:34 a.m. Jan. 12 on Jewell Street resulted in a motorist arrested for driving under the influence and driving with a suspended license. The driver was booked into jail and the automobile was impounded.

VEHICLES STOLEN: Police were told at 6:42 a.m. Jan. 11 a vehicle had been stolen from a Porter Street address. Information was relayed to surrounding agencies and, the following afternoon, the vehicle was located by the Washington State Patrol. Wheels and tires were missing. The owner was notified and the auto was towed to a Black Diamond lot. The morning of Jan. 12, a vehicle was reportedly stolen from a Roosevelt Avenue parking lot.

KNIFE SHOWN: A domestic situation involving a knife, reported at 7:30 a.m. Jan. 11, had police responding to a Roosevelt Avenue location. A suspect was located, arrested and booked for fourth-degree assault/domestic violence.

YOUTH TROUBLES: An officer was asked Jan. 11 to contact a group of juveniles who were said to be “hanging out” on private property on Semanski Street. Police were told it was an ongoing problem by youth who were skipping school. An officer made contact and advised the group they were on private property, that they should leave and not return.

THREATS MADE: A Semanski Street resident reported a heated argument in an adjacent apartment Jan. 11. Police contacted a brother and sister, who had been drinking and were having a discussion about family issues. The reporting party notified police a second time, about 30 minutes later. Before police arrived, a female from the neighboring apartment pounded on the caller’s door and attempted entry before fleeing.


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