Damage at ball fields | Enumclaw police reports March 2-6

EXTRA PATROL: Police were asked March 6 to provide extra patrol at the baseball fields off McDougall Avenue. Electrical boxes for the field lights had been opened and wires were pulled out. The wires were not copper and were not taken.

BURGLARY: A homeowner told police the morning of March 5 there were unknown subjects at his vacant residence. Officers responded to the address on 244th Avenue Southeast, confirmed the people did not belong there and arrested all for burglary.

EXPLOSION: An officer on patrol at 5:46 p.m. March 5 witnessed a loud explosion in the 1000 block of Griffin Avenue. The vehicle involved was stopped and items were confiscated, to be later destroyed. The subjects in the vehicle were issued a warning and advised to leave the area.

NOT STOLEN: A resident of Southeast 432nd Street called police at 6:45 p.m. March 5, reporting a pickup had been stolen. The following morning, police were told the vehicle had been returned; it had been taken without permission by the owner's daughter.

NO LITTERING: Police were told March 4 of garbage being dumped in a Cole Street parking lot. Police responded and were able to identify a suspect, who was contacted and returned to the scene.

JUVENILE ISSUE: A citizen told police March 4 of juveniles who had been entering a vacant residence on Hillcrest Avenue. Police checked the interior and found some damage done, but were unsure if it was caused by the intruders or previous residents. The owner was notified and the home was secured.

THEFT REPORT: A woman currently in Alaska was told by family members a known subject may have taken jewelry from her residence. Further action was placed on hold until the victim returned. Also, she was told a neighbor had gone to her house, taken keys and driven two vehicles without permission. Both were missing from the driveway. The incident was reported March 2.

FIGHT IN PROGRESS: Police were alerted at 1:47 a.m. March 2 to a fight in progress on the front porch of a Kibler Avenue home. An argument over car keys had escalated and a man was assaulted by a woman; he declined to press charges and all were advised to leave the area.


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