Black Diamond police blotter | March 1 – 7

Head-on collision, assault at a party, and a lost child.


March 7

– At 9:41 p.m. an officer observed a vehicle driving in the wrong lane of traffic in the 23500 block of Southeast 288th Street. After the vehicle nearly collided with another vehicle head-on, the car was stopped on Southeast 288th Street just west of state Route 169. The motorist was found to be driving under the influence, driving with a suspended license and driving without a required ignition interlock device. The vehicle was towed and the suspect was booked into the Enumclaw jail.

– An officer responded to the intersection of 216th Avenue Southeast and Southeast 288th Street after learning of a road hazard. The officer found a stop sign had been knocked over and was on the ground. The Public Works Department responded and fixed the sign.

– Police were dispatched at 8:14 a.m. to check on the welfare of an individual at a business on 216th Avenue Southeast. Officers contacted the person and determined there was no need for medical intervention of law enforcement action.

– After hearing of an abandoned vehicle, police responded to a Third Avenue location and found an automobile that had collided with a road sign. The vehicle was unlocked, with keys still in the ignition, and was impounded.

– Shortly before 2 a.m. police received a complaint about a party in the 32500 block of Third Avenue. Officers responded and, while on the scene, were told an assault had occurred. Emergency medical personnel responded to treat a victim’s injuries. The suspect was located, arrested and booked into jail on the assault charge.

March 6

– Officers conducted a traffic stop due to a registration violation at 7:54 p.m. The driver was arrested and booked into the Enumclaw jail and a search warrant was later served, giving police the authority to search the vehicle. A firearm was found and the suspect in the case was found to be a convicted felon. Charges were to be filed with the King County Prosecutor’s Office.

March 5

– At 11 p.m. police responded to a residence in the 32700 block of Third Avenue. They found no one was home but located a broken smoke detector outside the residence which they were able to silence. The residents were contacted to assure they were safe.

– Police were dispatched to a private park in the Ten Trails development after hearing of a tent on the park grounds. They found it was occupied by a local resident who advised he was meditating and would soon be leaving the park.

March 4

– Officers learned of a fraud attempt and contacted an individual who claimed someone had unsuccessfully attempted to open a bank account in his name. The reporting party had suffered no financial loss and was only seeking a case number to provide to his bank.

– Officers were asked to confirm a warrant for disorderly conduct/domestic violence on a person in custody at the SCO”RE jail in Des Moines. Police confirmed the warrant and the individual was booked on the charge.

March 1

– City police responded to the vicinity of Roberts Drive and Ten Trails Parkway to assist with a lost child report. Prior to their arrival King County deputies had located the parents.

– A smashed-out car window was reported at the trailhead on Lake Sawyer Road. There were no immediate suspects.

– Officers arrived at a Third Avenue business at 9 a.m. after being summoned to check on the welfare of an individual who appeared to be under the influence of drugs. Emergency medical personnel also arrived on the scene, evaluated the individual and determined there was no need for transportation for further medical evaluation.