Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | April 12 – 21

Loose horses, a suspicious changing of clothes, and a racial Tik Tok video.

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April 15

– Bank of America called local police around noon to perform a welfare check on an employee. Officers made contact with the subject’s parents, who said they were fine.

April 16

– Officers checked the area of Moore Avenue around 1 a.m. due to a report of a gunshot. Nothing suspicious was found.

– Police were called around 7:30 a.m. regarding a theft from a Battersby Avenue business that just occurred. Officers were unable to locate the suspects.

– Around 11 a.m., an individual with a felony warrant turned himself in at the Enumclaw police station.

– Officers were contacted about an abandoned vehicle on Davis Avenue around 2 p.m.. The car was tagged for followup.

– Police were dispatched to Gamblin Motors around 3 p.m. regarding multiple tires being slashed. A report was taken.

– Officers contacted subjects camping behind residences on Noble Fir Circle around 3:30 p.m. Police told the subjects they were on city property, so they left.

– Around 5 p.m., police noticed a suspicious motorcycle. After further investigation, officers learned the motorcycle was stolen and had a stolen license plate out of Seattle. Officers attempted to contact the owner about the location of the motorcycle.

– Officers received a report of vehicles speeding in the McHugh Avenue and Porter Street area around 5:30 p.m.. Extra patrols will be made.

April 17

– Police were made aware of string lights over Cole Street hanging in the roadway around 1 p.m. Officers responded with Enumclaw city workers, and the issue was fixed.

– Around 4 p.m., a Bondgard Avenue East resident came home to find their front door open and a strange person sitting in the driveway. Officers were unable to locate any suspects.

– Officers were contacted around 9 p.m. regarding a possible explosive device in the Laukala Place vicinity. Police responded with Washington State Patrol and King County Sheriff’s Office, who took care of the device.

– Police were called around 9 p.m. regarding someone shining a laser pointer from a gun at people in the Iris Lane North area. Officers found the report to be unfounded.

– Around 11 p.m., officers were contacted by Louise Court residents regarding a barking dog. The reporting party said the dog doesn’t normally bark and was worried about their neighbors. Officers checked the area, found the owners not at home.

April 18

– Officers responded to a report of horses in the roadway near the intersection of Warner Avenue and Blake Street around 4 a.m. An owner couldn’t be contacted, but the horses were corralled.

– Police received a report of a possible armed subject in the back parking lot of a Roosevelt Avenue building around 7:30 a.m. Officers made contact with the subject and found they were just cleaning up the grounds.

– Officers received a report of an ATV on Semanski Street around 7:30 p.m. Police were unable to find the vehicle.

– Around 7:30 p.m., police learned of a subject possibly damaging street signs on Cole Street and SR 410. Contact was made, and the subject agreed to leave.

– A woman made multiple “belligerent and incoherent” 911 calls around 11:30 p.m. from a Railroad Street and Stevenson Avenue location. Officers made contact and advised the woman stop calling.

April 19

– Three horses were found near the Battersby Avenue and Garrett Street intersection around 1 a.m. Officers were able to secure the horses in a gated yard.

– Enumclaw Auto Exchange reported around 8:30 a.m. that a number of tires were slashed overnight. A report was taken.

– An employee of The Mint restaurant called police around 3 p.m. regarding a possible suicide note being left by a customer. Officers were unable to locate the subject.

– Officers were called to a Wells Street location around 3:30 p.m. regarding some parenting questions. Police responded and determined no crime was committed.

– A woman called police around 6 p.m. worried that Fred’s Towing gave her vehicle to the wrong person. Officers contacted the woman and advised what next steps to take.

– Police were called to Cole Street around 9 p.m. regarding a report of unknown subjects throwing rocks or shooting a house with a sling shot. No suspects were located.

April 20

– A report came in around 10:30 a.m. regarding a man with his pants down on Cole Street. Officers were unable to locate the man.

– Officers were dispatched to Battersby Avenue around noon to find a man who was involuntarily committed to St. Elizabeth Hospital, but left the premises. Officers were able to locate the subject and return them to the hospital.

– Around 1 p.m., a Roosevelt Avenue resident reported a burglary to police. Officers took a report, but no suspects were located.

April 21

– A person who was bitten by a dog showed up at the Enumclaw police department around 2 p.m. The man was given first aid, and officers performed an area check.

– Officers were called to a Railroad Street address regarding an assault around 6:30 p.m. One person was arrested and booked into the Enumclaw jail.

– Police were dispatched to a Sorenson Avenue address around 10 p.m. after receiving a report of barking/howling dogs. Officers contacted the owner of the dogs, who were inside at the time. Officers advised the owner of the complaint, and advised the reporting party to contact the county if the problem persists.


April 12

– Officers were dispatched to Ten Trails Parkway around 5:15 p.m. to a report of a group of juveniles watching a video with a racial overtone. Officers contacted the youths, who said they were watching a Tik Tok video that contained inappropriate language. They apologized and said they would not watch the video again.

April 13

– Police were called to a Blaine Avenue location around 7 a.m. regarding a truck that was parked facing the wrong direction. When officers arrived, the truck had moved on.

– Around 12:45 p.m., officers were contacted by Valley Communication Radio regarding the recovery of a stolen car. Officers were able to notify the owner of the car that it was found, and they were able to take possession.

– Officers were called to respond to an abandoned vehicle on SE 312th Street around 2 p.m.; a 24-hour tow notice was left behind.

– Officers were dispatched around 8:30 p.m. to a 3rd Avenue business in regard to an assault. The victim was spirited away for a medical evaluation while officers investigated the scene, discovering that the suspect of the assault was located by a neighboring agency when they crashed their car. Charges were filed with the Black Diamond Municipal Court.

– Police discovered an abandoned vehicle around 10 p.m. near SE 295th Place. It turned out the car was stolen in Kent earlier in the day. Officers were able to contact the registered owner, who took possession of the car.

April 14

– Officers were dispatched to a report of construction barriers blocking 3rd Avenue around 1:30 a.m. Police were able to remove the barriers.

– Police responded to a domestic violence incident near Terrace Place around 7:15 p.m. It was determined an assault took place, and the suspect was arrested and booked into the Enumclaw jail.

– A 911 hang-up call was made to police from the Black Diamond Elementary School around 8 p.m. Officers found the building secure and were unable to locate any suspects.

– Officers responded to a possible burglary of a 216th Avenue SE business around 10:30 p.m. Police arrived to find the building secure with no signs of forced entry.

April 16

– Officers conducted a traffic stop on SR 169 in Maple Valley for a traffic violation around 10:30 p.m.. It was determined the driver had a suspended license, so they were cited and released at the scene.

– Police were dispatched to 3rd Avenue around 8:15 a.m. to a report of two individuals pulling their car over, changing clothes, and tossing the clothes into a nearby dumpster. Officers arrived to remove the clothes and put them into evidence.

– An 11:30 a.m. two-vehicle collision brought police to 3rd Avenue. Both vehicles were able to drive away from the scene, and neither driver needed medical attention. Both drivers were cited with an infraction.

– Police and EMS were dispatched to a car vs. pedestrian collision on 224th Avenue SE and SE 300th Street around 12:45 p.m. The pedestrian, who was riding a bike, was transported to Harborview for medical treatment. Police could not determine if the driver had committed a crime or had been inattentive.

– Officers were called around 5 p.m. in regard to a juvenile who was lost on a trail in the area of Kanaskat Drive. King County deputies and BDPD officers were able to locate the juvenile after a brief search.

April 17

– A 232nd Avenue SE resident called police to let them know he found a 50-gallon barrel in Lake Sawyer and had recovered it, but needed help getting rid of it. Officers had the caller contact the city facilities manager.

April 18

– Officers were called to 220th Place SE around noon in regard to an unwanted car. When officers arrived at the scene, the reporting party told them that his neighbor’s car was parked in front of the reporting party’s home, where it was not wanted. Officers determined the car was legally parked, but asked the owner to move it anyway. The owner agreed.

– Around 1 p.m., police were called to 3rd Avenue in regard to a dog locked inside a car. Officers were able to contact the owner of the dog, who showed officers that the car window was rolled down, the car was parked in the shade, and the dog had plenty of water.

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