Black Diamond police blotter | May 24 – 30

Vehicle prowls, a civil standby and burglary


May 30

– A city officer responded at 10:22 a.m. to a Morgan Street location following a call about suspicious circumstances. It was determined that no crime had occurred and police stood by while one individual left the residence.

May 29

– At 8:57 a.m. an officer responded to the 32700 block of Madrona Avenue after taking a report about an individual who was knocking on doors, honking her car horn and yelling a person’s name. The woman departed prior to police arrival and could not be located.

– Police were asked to check an area of Ten Trails where apartments are under construction. The 12:39 a.m. call concerned an individual walking through the buildings. A suspect was identified and contacted by police but released after officers found no signs of damage or missing items.

May 28

– Officers took a “lost property” report from a man who said it was more than a year ago that his vehicle was impounded. He said there was a firearm in the vehicle at the time and he was attempting to get it back. City police obtained information from the man and searched their records to no avail. The tow company advised that no firearm had been recovered during the impound. The reporting party was informed of the police findings.

May 27

– Police were asked to perform a “civil standby” at a McKay Lane address. An officer remained on the scene while a female removed personal items from a home.

May 26

– A local tow company asked police to accompany a man to his impounded vehicle so personal items could be retrieved. The request was carried out without incident.

– A caller complained that vehicles associated with nearby construction were clogging Third Avenue. When an officer arrived, he found flaggers controlling the intersection and no visible parking violations.

– An officer was dispatched to the Ten Trails area to deal with a hit-and-run incident. While investigating, officers learned the involved parties were handling the situation and law enforcement involvement was not required.

– Officers were dispatched to a reported vehicle prowl in the 33100 block of Glacier Avenue. Police contacted the reporting party and documented items stolen from the vehicle. The case was on inactive status pending the development of any investigative leads. About an hour earlier police had been directed to the same block of Glacier Avenue to handle a report of a stolen motor vehicle. The theft was recorded but there were no immediate suspects. About an hour before that, police were told of a vehicle prowl that occurred in the 33100 block of Crystal Avenue. The report was filed but there were no leads and no suspects.

May 25

– Officers took information about a motor scooter that may have been stolen being stored at a city residence. An investigation determined the scooter had not been stolen.

– Shortly before midnight an officer conduced a foot patrol in the 33300 block of Glacier Avenue. Several homes under construction were found with front doors unlocked; the doors were secured.

May 24

– An officer took a report of a residential burglary in the 33400 block of Crystal Avenue. Several appliances had reportedly been taken from a home under construction. Several fingerprints were recovered and submitted for analysis.