Gas thieves caught on video | Enumclaw police reports Feb. 22-March 1
By KEVIN HANSON
Enumclaw Courier Herald Senior Writer, Editor
March 5, 2013 · 1:48 PM
GAS THEFT: The owner of a Rainier Avenue business told police March 1 someone had stolen gas from vehicles on his lot. He also advised he had video showing the activity.
UNWANTED: A Charwila Lake resident called police shortly before midnight March 1, reporting two males were on the caller’s deck, intending to harass the caller. They were gone prior to police arrival.
SUSPICIOUS: Employees at a Griffin Avenue business notified police at 12:32 a.m. Nov. 28, concerned about a man who spent 90 minutes sitting in his car in the parking lot, then entered the business to order food shortly before closing. Police contacted the man, who said he had been checking his email.
HONDA STOLEN: A Battersby Avenue resident told police the morning of Feb. 28 her 1991 Honda Accord had been stolen the previous evening.
BOOTS GONE: A Chinook Avenue resident called police the afternoon of Feb. 28, reporting a neighbor observed someone take a package from her porch that had been delivered by UPS. It was determined the missing item was a pair of boots valued at $100.
DISTURBANCE: A citizen notified police the morning of Feb. 27 of a man who appeared to be harassing others at a Griffin Avenue location. It was determined the man had locked his keys in his car and was attempting to get other Honda owners to try their keys in his car. He eventually contacted a friend who was to provide assistance. After observing the man, police advised he should not drive for a few hours.
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.
Contact Enumclaw Courier Herald Senior Writer, Editor Kevin Hanson at email@example.com or 360-802-8205.