Suicidal woman taken for evaluation | Buckley police reports May 3-7

MENTAL EVALUATION: An officer was dispatched May 7 to a Main Street location and a suicidal subject. Police found a distraught, highly intoxicated woman who repeatedly implied she might harm herself. Her husband did not give the impression that he would care for her. The woman eventually was taken by an EMS crew for an evaluation.

ARREST WARRANTS: A 23-year-old Buckley woman was arrested May 7 on two outstanding warrants after she was contacted by police regarding a possible theft. She was transported to the Puyallup jail.

INTOXICATED DRIVERS• An officer stopped a speeding vehicle shortly before 1 a.m. May 5 in the 200 block of Church Street. After performing voluntary tests the motorist was placed  under arrest for driving under the influence.

• An officer stopped a speeding automobile at 3:30 a.m. May 5 at the intersection of Church Street and Railroad. The 20-year-old driver performed some voluntary tests and was then arrested for driving with a suspended license and driving under the influence.

CAR VS. POLE: An officer was dispatched at 3:15 a.m. May 4 to a location on state Route 165 just outside city jurisdiction. The officer made contact with a driver who had steered his car into a power pole and determined the man had been drinking. The officer stood by until a Washington State Patrol trooper arrived. The man was placed under arrest for driving under the influence.

NOT A BURGLARY: Police responded the evening of May 3 to a home on Mont Vista Road after hearing of a break-in in progress. It turned out the suspect was watching the house and had snapped a key off in the lock. After confirming everything was OK, officers helped the man get in.

911 CALL: Officers responded May 3 to a Church Street address after receiving a 911 hang-up call. They found it stemmed from a verbal argument between two patrons at a lounge; the two had already parted ways.


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