Gas thief gets caught | Enumclaw police reports Feb. 22-26

GAS GUZZLER: Police learned of a subject was stealing gas from vehicles in the area of Charwila Lane. The report was made at 3:26 a.m. Feb. 26. An officer checked the area and located a suspect who was arrested and taken to the station for booking.

VEHICLE PROWL: A Roosevelt Avenue resident reported someone broke a vehicle window and stole a purse. There were no immediate suspects. The incident was reported the afternoon of Feb. 26.

AGENCY ASSIST: The Washington State Patrol sought city assistance at 10:30 p.m. Feb. 26. An officer in a K-9 unit called and both a police officer and staff from the city corrections unit responded. One person was transported to the city jail for processing while others were taken to a residence in town.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON: Police responded at 2:48 a.m. Feb. 25 to a Monroe Avenue address after hearing of suspicious females at the site. An officer attempted contact with one subject, who fled on foot, setting off an alarm when she bolted through a door. An officer checked the area but the suspect could not be located.

AUTO THEFT: A Chinook Avenue resident notified police the afternoon of Feb. 24, reporting a red, 1992 Honda Accord had been stolen. The vehicle was last seen at 11 p.m. the previous evening.

DOMESTIC DISPUTE: Police responded at 12:53 a.m. Feb. 24 to a report of domestic violence at a Chinook Avenue address. A female reportedly struck a man in the face. Aid was declined by the victim. The woman was taken into custody for fourth-degree assault.

TWO CHARGES: Police responded at 2:24 a.m. Feb. 23 to a Marion Street address, alerted by a neighbor who witness a man jumping over the fence. Police found a garage door open and discovered a man in the basement. He was taken into custody for first-degree criminal trespass and obstructing, then released later in the morning after posting bail.

CHARGE ADDED: Police were asked at 7:44 a.m. Feb. 23 to check on the welfare of a person seen stumbling along the road in the vicinity of Garfield Street and Kibler Avenue. The person was found to be wanted on a felony warrant and transported to the Enumclaw jail. During the booking process police found the person in possession of drug paraphernalia, resulting in an additional charge.

HIT AND RUN: An occupied vehicle on Roosevelt Avenue was struck by a white Chevrolet pickup. The driver of the pickup then fled and could not be located. The victim was not injured during the incident, which occurred at 11:15 p.m. Feb. 23.

911 HANGUP: Police took information at 11:21 p.m. Feb. 23 from King County authorities, who reported a 911 call had been disconnected after they heard a woman screaming. The call was traced to a residence on Johnson Street in Enumclaw. Police responded and found a verbal dispute between two intoxicated people; the woman was leaving for the night.

ARREST WARRANTS: A subject with warrants issued by Enumclaw Municipal Court was arrested the afternoon of Feb. 22 outside a Cinkovich Street residence, then transported to the local jail and booked.


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