Buckley Police Blotter | Sept. 2 – 7
SEPT. 7: The early part of the day was busy on Buckley-area roads, as police had made 15 traffic stops before 3 p.m.
SEPT. 6: Police took a report of a verbal altercation on Elsa Street and fielded three animal complaints, one on Spiketon Road, one on Park Avenue and another on Davis Street. Additionally, there were 31 traffic stops made.
SEPT. 5: Police responded to two calls regarding thefts from vehicles; the first was at 1:26 a.m. on Park Avenue and the second came at noon from a Mountain View Avenue address. Also in the daily log was a theft at a Division Street address, an alleged assault at Rainier School and a DUI incident at 11:27 p.m. on state Route 410.
SEPT. 4: Police stopped an impaired driver shortly before midnight at the intersection of SR 410 and Main Street. Other calls involved a noise complaint on A Street, a pair of assault reports from Rainier School and a runaway.
SEPT. 3: Police headed to SR 410 and Jefferson Avenue for both an abandoned vehicle and an animal at large. Other daily calls involved a walkaway from Rainier School and a suspicious vehicle at an elementary school.
SEPT. 2: Officers responded to a domestic dispute on SR 410, took a complaint about a vehicle driven recklessly on Mundy Loss Road and SR 410 and made 34 traffic stops.
Bills show hundreds of residents doubled or tripled their water usage in the past two months, but many say they’ve not increased, or even decreased, their water consumption, and the city’s system must be wrong.
For the last decade, Ellen Boyd has been taking care the city of Buckley, most recently as its director of the youth center, senior center and parks department. So when Ellen was diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian germ cell cancer, her friends decided it was time the community she dedicated her life to should come out to support her.
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Oakpointe is gearing up to start home construction in the Ten Trails project in Black Diamond — the developer is only waiting for is final authorization by the City Council. Final plat authorization was submitted by Oakpointe to city staff on Aug. 30, and after staff review, sent to the City Council for action on the Oct. 5 meeting. Council tabled the item to the Oct. 19 meeting. Additionally, a new roundabout opened in the city.
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