Enumclaw police blotter | Aug. 30 – Sept. 3

A dispute over firewood, a “silver alert,” and an inebriated argument at a fast-food joint.


September 4:

– A Paramount Drive resident called police shortly after 8 p.m., reporting something suspicious. The called said an unknown male walked up to a trailer and was looking around. An officer checked the area and found nothing.

– A hit-and-run suspect fled on foot, was located by police and was taken to the hospital. The incident began a bit before 6 p.m. when the suspect ran into a parked vehicle in the vicinity of Almadon Street and Warner Avenue.

– Police were asked at 6:43 p.m. to check on the welfare of a female in the 1100 block of Stevenson Avenue. She was contacted but declined any type of assistance.

– A caller asked for police help in locating an elderly man who had wondered from home. An officer responded, located the man and took him home.

– Police made contact with an individual who had failed to register as a sex offender.

September 3

– It was after 11 p.m. when police stopped an individual on Lowell Place. The suspect fled on foot, which resulted in a chase, followed by the suspect being apprehended and arrested. Charges included possession of drug paraphernalia, trespassing and failure to obey a police officer.

– Police took a report about two abandoned vehicles at a Link Avenue address. An officer made contact with the owners, who agreed to move the vehicles.

– A caller asked that police check on the welfare of a relative. Contact was made and the individual requested medical aid and agreed to be admitted to St. Elizabeth Hospital.

– An unwanted former employee arrived at a Roosevelt Avenue business, prompting an afternoon call to the police department. An officer arrived, contacted the involved parties and trespassed the former worker.

– Police hurried to the city jail to deal with an afternoon fight between inmates. The issue was settled upon police contact.

– A dispute over firewood resulted in a verbal conflict between two individuals. An officer contacted both sides and noted it was a civil issue. The reporting party had already left the scene, the intersection of Alpine Place and Farman Street.

– After King County released a female inmate, she was booked into the Enumclaw jail due to outstanding local warrants.

September 2

– King County issued a “silver alert” at 3:16 a.m. after an elderly man went missing. An Enumclaw officer on patrol spotted the man and his vehicle on Stevenson Avenue. Both the county sheriff’s office and the man’s family were notified that he was being taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital for evaluation.

– Police heard of a verbal disagreement between two individuals at a city fast-food restaurant. An officer arrived and separated the two, who were then driven in separate vehicles by sober friends.

September 1

– A citizen arrived at the police station and turned in a shotgun that had been found in the woods near Greenwater. The following day the department received a call from someone wondering if a shotgun had been turned in. The caller made arrangements to meet at the station.

– An officer responded to the vicinity of state Route 410 and Warner Avenue after hearing of people walking into oncoming traffic. One of the individuals was arrested, taken to the city jail and booked for fourth-degree assault.

– Intoxicated individuals in the Enumclaw Expo Center parking lot were counseled at 4 p.m. about driving while under the influence. Their keys were taken and released the following afternoon.

– Police were told by an apartment resident that someone was in a neighboring unit who was wanted on a felony arrest warrant issued by Pierce County. An officer went to the apartment in question and was denied entry.

August 31

– After hearing of a domestic disturbance, police responded to a Watson Street residence at 2:14 p.m. One of the people involved was transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital for an involuntary commitment.

August 30

– A citizen called police, reporting that her 18-year-old son had been assaulted by his father. The victim declined medical aid. The suspect was arrested for domestic violence/assault.

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