Enumclaw police reports Aug. 22-24
August 25, 2009 · 4:15 PM
• Police heard of a shoplifting incident at 3 a.m. Aug. 24 at a Roosevelt Avenue address. The suspect fled on foot and could not be located. The employee declined to press charges.
• The pig sculpture in front of a Garrett Street business was damaged during the early-morning hours of Aug. 24. Police recovered the tool used to smash the sculpture. City crews responded to clean up the mess and remove the sculpture, which suffered a reported $5,500 in damage.
• Police were told the evening of Aug. 24 of the theft of scrap metal from a Griffin Avenue location. The suspect's vehicle was stopped soon after in the vicinity of state Route 169 and Southeast 424th Street and two people were taken into custody. The vehicle was impounded.
• Officers were alerted at approximately 9:40 p.m. Aug. 24 when a customer began creating a disturbance at a Griffin Avenue establishment after after an employee refused to sell him more drinks. After talking with police he agreed to leave for the night and walk home.
• Enumclaw Regional Hospital employees called police at 11:40 p.m. Aug. 24 after discovering a man they were treating was in possession of a handgun. According to policy, they asked officers to take the gun for safekeeping. The man was sedated, but his girlfriend gave officers permission to take the unloaded weapon.
• Unknown subjects placed stickers on the outside walls of the Enumclaw Chamber of Commerce, Chase Bank and Walgreens during the early-morning hours of Aug. 23.
• AT 9:45 p.m. Aug. 22 officers arrested two people in the vicinity of state Route 410 and Farman Road. One was booked for driving under the influence, driving with a suspended license and violation of a no-contact order; the second person was booked for violation of a no-contact order. The vehicle they were traveling in was impounded.