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Woman reports hostage situation | Enumclaw Police Blotter

HOSTAGE REPORTED: The King County Sheriff's Office told city police Sept. 5 a woman had reported a hostage situation occurring at a Lafromboise Street address. While officers were heading to the home, the woman arrived at the police station. A report was taken and a felony warrant was issued for the suspect. The suspect was taken into custody a few hours later and booked for assault/domestic violence.

ASSAULT CHARGED: Police were told the afternoon of Sept. 5 of a severely intoxicated man in the vicinity of Railroad Street and Griffin Avenue. A second call to police came from a domestic assault victim and it was confirmed the intoxicated man had been involved in the assault. He was taken into custody, medical aid was called due to a possible arm injury and the man was taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital for treatment.

POLICE INVOLVED: A two-car auto accident the afternoon of Sept. 5 involved a police vehicle. There were no injuries stemming from the collision at Griffin Avenue and Wells Street. The Washington State Patrol assisted with an investigation.

INMATE TROUBLE: Police called for medical assistance the evening of Sept. 5 when dealing with a combative man in a holding cell at the police station. The suspect had sustained a laceration to his wrist. He had been placed in a restraint chair equipped with "spit hoods" for officer safety.

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