Locked in | Enumclaw Police Blotter
LOCKED IN: A woman called police at 1:37 a.m. Aug. 4, stating she was locked inside a Roosevelt Avenue laundry facility and could not get out. Police responded and, not seeing anyone, assumed she had made it out. A second call about an hour later from the woman, who was still locked in. She had been hiding when police first responded. Officers were able to resolve her predicament.
GUN DISCHARGED: The manager of a Cole Street hotel called police the morning of Aug. 3, reporting a gun had been discharged about 1 a.m. that day. One individual was taken into custody and delivered to the police station for booking.
CONCERN FOR KIDS: A citizen contacted police at 6:13 p.m. Aug. 2 after finding a small child in the road; the child was returned home, where another child was found to be babysitting. While an officer was at the McKinley Street residence an adult arrived. The officer counseled the adult about leaving children unattended.
NEEDING HELP: A report was issued at 5:25 p.m. Aug. 1 about an individual who was possibly intoxicated, sitting in a vehicle in the St. Elizabeth Hospital parking lot. Both police and hospital security made contact and discovered it was not an intoxicated person but, instead, someone in pain attempting to get to the hospital.
This is Part 2 of a three part in-paper Enumclaw mayoral debate between Jan Molinaro and Kim Lauk. Both are first time candidates for mayor. The incumbent, Mayor Liz Reynolds, chose not to seek a third term.
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.
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are on the rise across the U.S. and Washington and King County data show a similar trend towards more syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia.
The Courier-Herald is publishing a three-part debate between Black Diamond Mayor Carol Benson and her opponent Judy Baxley. Last week, candidates answered questions concerning the city, and what they would do as mayor to address any issues. This week, Part 2, is a chance for candidates to rebut their opponent’s statements. Part 3 will wrap-up with final statements.
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.