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Police assist in injury from fireworks | Enumclaw Police Blotter

July 5, 2013 · 1:38 PM

FIREWORKS: Police were kept busy July 4, dealing with fireworks. At 10 p.m. they responded to a Stevenson Avenue address to assist medical personnel with a person who had sustained injuries from fireworks. Later in the evening, police were telling people to stop for the night. In at least a dozen instances, police confiscated illegal fireworks.

ASSAULT: Police hear of a disturbance at Sunrise Elementary School at 10:30 p.m. July 4. Two male subjects were arrested and booked for fourth-degree assault.

ACCIDENT ASSIST: Police responded the afternoon of July 4 to a location on Southeast 416th Street to assist medical personnel and King County deputies at the scene of an automobile accident involving injuries.

RESIDENT CONCERNED: Police took a report the evening of July 4 about two men entering a Harmony Lane home without knocking, surprising the homeowner. Further investigation showed the men hadn't entered the residence, but the homeowner remained concerned about their actions. The subjects were counseled and released.

NO CAMPING: Police learned July 3 of a man and woman sleeping overnight in a vehicle parked on Battersby Avenue. The woman had sought treatment at St. Elizabeth Hospital and was difficult with staff. Both subjects were advised against camping in the parking lot. Because neither the man nor the woman were licensed to drive, they were advised to find a licensed driver to move their vehicle.

DRUNK DRIVER: Police were told at 1:15 a.m. July 3 of someone yelling about being drunk and driving. An officer located the car and arrested the driver for being under the influence. The suspect was taken to the police station for booking and the vehicle was impounded.

VICTIM NOT TALKING: An officer was told at 10:30 p.m. July 2 of a possible assault victim at the Forest Service building on Roosevelt Avenue. The subject would not provide any information relating to any type of assault. Medical aid responded and the subject was provided transportation to his home.

TO BE EVALUATED: A female was seen walking in the middle of Myrtine Street at 6 a.m. July 2. She was contacted and later taken by emergency medical personnel to St. Elizabeth Hospital, where she was to be evaluated.

MISSING PERSON: An Enumclaw mother reported her son missing July 1. The juvenile was last seen at Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo. Both Seattle and Enumclaw authorities were alerted.

CASH TAKEN: A cash drawer was reportedly taken from a Griffin Avenue hotel. Police were notified at 3:35 a.m. July 1.

PURSE STOLEN: Police were told at 5 p.m. July 1 a purse was taken from a vehicle parked in the bus loading area at the J.J. Smith Elementary building. Entry was gained by breaking a window.

FAMILY DISPUTE: Police responded to a Schmid Street address the evening of July 1 after hearing of a family dispute that was resulting in property damage. When officers arrived an adult son had left the residence and his father declined police involvement.

FAMILY ADVISED: Police were called July 1 to a Griffin Avenue location where a male was on the ground in front of a business. Medical aid was declined and an officer provided transportation. The subject and his mother were counseled about the male's alcohol consumption.

OUT OF CONTROL: Police responded to St. Elizabeth Hospital at 12:35 a.m. June 30 following a report of an out-of-control patient. The subject was treated and released and the trouble was settled upon police contact.

EXPLOSION: A Marion Street resident notified police the evening of June 30 of an explosion that shook windows in the area. An officer found nothing out of the ordinary in the surrounding area. The blast was presumed to be from illegal fireworks.

WINDOWS SHOT: A Gossard Place resident told police June 30 that windows of a travel trailer had been shot out. There were no suspects.

HELP WITH FIRE: Officers responded the evening of June 30, providing traffic control while firefighters dealt with a brush fire on 244th Avenue Southeast.

PARROT DISPUTE: An African gray parrot escaped from its cage and was found June 29 by a neighbor, who turned the bird over to King County Animal Control. KCAC then handed the bird over to a third party, who claimed to be the owner. The upset reporting party was advised to follow up with KCAC and that determining ownership would be a civil issue, not a criminal one.

HIT AND RUN: A flatbed truck with a white cab was seen June 29 hitting a speed sign and cable box and then leaving northbound on Porter Street. An officer soon found the suspect vehicle on Harding Street and the driver admitted to damaging the sign. City crews were to put up a temporary sign and the driver agreed to pay for a permanent replacement.

SURRENDER: A man wanted on a Department of Corrections arrest warrant arrived at the police station the evening of June 29, turning himself in. He was booked into the Enumclaw jail and held without bail.

MULTIPLE WARRANTS: A traffic stop conducted the morning of June 28 turned up a motorist who was wanted on warrants issued by Buckley, Auburn and Bonney Lake. He also was found to be driving with a suspended license. He was book at the Enumclaw station and his vehicle was impounded.

FIGHT IN PARK: Police responded the afternoon of June 27 to a call regarding a fight between two teenage boys in Montgomery Park. The two departed shortly before police arrived, but one was located and taken into custody for being a minor in possession of alcohol. He was booked and released to a parent. The second teen could not be located.

GEAR STOLEN: Climbing gear valued at $200 was taken the morning of June 26 from a vehicle parked in the 300 block of Garfield Street.

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