Black Diamond police blotter | May 10 – 16

Stolen trash, a missing child, and a stolen catalytic converter.

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May 16

– Police were asked at 10:46 p.m. to check on the welfare of a local woman. Officers went to her home and she was hot there, but she later contacted police and advised that she simply had vehicle troubles and that she was OK.

– Officers were dispatched at 10 p.m. to the vicinity of Enumclaw-Black Diamond Road and Plass Road, due to a northbound vehicle that was suspected to have a DUI driver. A search for the vehicle was unsuccessful.

– An afternoon call was made to the 911 emergency system, prompting a police response to a Cedar Avenue location. There were no issues at the residence and the call was attributed to children playing with the phone.

May 15

– Officers responded at 10 p.m. to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 22800 block of Fir Street. The vehicle was located and found to have been stolen from a Federal Way location. It was turned over to the registered owner.

– Police made contact with two individuals outside a business under construction in the 24300 block of Roberts Drive. They were loading items they had taken from a large trash receptacle. The items were returned and police contacted the business owner, who confirmed it was trash being taken.

May 14

– A missing child was reunited with his family during the early evening hours. The incident began when a citizen reported finding a male child, 3 or 4 years old, in the Ten Trails development. The boy was playing with a radio-controlled car. Police checked numerous homes in the area but could not locate the boy’s parents. In just a few minutes, police were contacted by the child’s grandmother who took custody of the boy who had wandered away from home.

– An afternoon complaint was registered by a citizen who told police traffic was backing up on Baker Street just south of Black Diamond Elementary School. Officers contacted the reporting party and explained that it was due to parents picking up their children at the school and the problem would clear up shortly.

– Police were dispatched to a Kanasket Drive location after being told of the theft of a catalytic converter from an automobile. Officers spotted what they thought might be the suspect vehicle but later determined it was not connected to the theft. The case was deemed inactive unless further information regarding a suspect was received.

– Officers responded shortly before 1 a.m. to the scene of a single-vehicle, rollover accident that involved the vehicle catching fire. The incident, which occurred in the 28400 block of Southeast 440th Street, brought police from both Black Diamond and Enumclaw.

May 12

– Police took a call from a neighbor, who reported hearing a verbal dispute. Officers responded to the scene and were told that two children had been arguing over seating arrangements for the ride to school.

May 11

– An officer received a phone call regarding a civil issue stemming from the sale of a vehicle. The officer provided advice about how to deal with the issue.

– A shoplifting incident had police responding at 2:44 p.m. to a Third Avenue location. Officers contacted the guilty party and recovered the stolen property. It was requested that the individual be formally trespassed from the business.

– A citizen called 911 to report a white pickup was partially parked on a Second Avenue sidewalk near Black Diamond Elementary School. Police contacted the vehile owner who agreed to keep his pickup off the sidewalk.

May 10

– A police presence was requested while someone retrieved private property from an impounded vehicle. After confirming the individual’s identity, an officer monitored the access to the vehicle.

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