Black Diamond Police Blotter | June 8 – 14

Loud parties and a stolen donut.


June 14

– Officers were dispatched at 7:19 p.m. to the area around the Black Diamond cemetery after hearing that of a suspicious person who had reportedly contacted juveniles and spoke to them inappropriately. Officers conducted an area check but were unable to locate the individual. Officers also spoke with the children and their guardians and advised them to call if they saw the subject again. Officers cleared the scene without incident.

June 13

– Just after noon, police were dispatched to a report of suspicious activity. Officers contacted the reporting party by phone and she advised that at approximately 2:20 a.m. someone had been seen on Ring video attempting to open the door to her unoccupied residence in the 33100 block of Crystal Avenue Southeast. The subject then walked away and can be seen shining a light into a vehicle in the area. Officers obtained the video footage and stored it appropriately. No crime had been committed.

– At 2:44 a.m., police were dispatched to a residence in the 31108 block of Third Avenue to address a noise complaint. Officers contacted residents who agreed to end the party after being told of the Black Diamond Municipal Code Noise Ordinance and that violations could be charged as a misdemeanor crime.

June 11

– A fraud report was taken involving a false claim filed with the state’s Employment Security Department. The victim was provided with educational resources regarding what steps to take.

– At approximately 7:25 a.m., officers received a call regarding an unwanted subject at a city business. Police were told that a woman was asked to leave and refused. While officers were driving to the location, the female attempted to pay for a doughnut and the clerk had refused to sell it to her. The female then walked out of the store with the doughnut. Upon arrival, officers were informed that she had driven away. Police searched but could not locate the woman.

June 8

– At approximately 1:36 p.m., officers were dispatched to a burglary report in the 25400 block Palmer Place. The reporting party advised that miscellaneous items had been taken from an unlocked, attached garage. There were no immediate suspects.

– City police were called just after 1 a.m. to assist King County authorities near the intersection of Southeast 272nd Street and state Route 169 regarding a small fire set by two subjects who had fled the area. An area check was conducted with negative results and officers cleared the call without incident.

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