Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | April 5 – 15

Someone standing in the middle of the Roosevelt, a strange VHS tape, and a stolen Smokey Bear sign.

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April 15

– A Watson Street resident reported that vehicle tires had been slashed during the night. An officer responded and a report was taken.

– Bail bond was collected for a Bonney Lake inmate being held at the Enumclaw jail. The inmate was released and Bonney Lake was notified.

– City police were asked to respond to Black Diamond to assist with a domestic dispute that turned physical.

April 14

– A citizen called to report a man standing in the roadway at the intersection of Roosevelt Avenue and Farman Street. Police made contact and the man moved along.

April 13

– An individual arrived at the police station to surrender firearms belonging to an incarcerated subject. An officer assisted and the weapons were taken for safekeeping.

– A citizen contacted police stating he was concerned about an unwanted person coming to his residence. An officer responded and issued a no-trespass letter.

April 12

– An officer on patrol spotted a vehicle with multiple parking violations on Railroad Street. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

April 11

– Officers were called to assist fire department personnel with a car fire in the vicinity of Initial Avenue and Marion Street.

– Police responded at 10:30 a.m. after hearing of a man standing in the middle of state Route 410. The individual was contacted and advised to stay off the road.

April 10

– After a warrant was obtained a city jail inmate was transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital to have blood taken.

– Police were told a VHS tape had been found at the doorway of the Arts Alive! Building on Cole Street. It was retrieved by an officer for safekeeping.

– During a current investigation police learned a vehicle license plate was stolen; it was recovered by police.

– Officers were told someone with a knife was sitting by a business in the vicinity of Wells Street and Marshall Avenue. Police responded and removed the knife from the individual, who then moved along.

– Police initiated a traffic stop which turned into a pursuit. The driver was found to be behind the wheel of a stolen vehicle. He was arrested and booked into jail.

April 9

– Police responded after hearing of a person standing in traffic at state Route 410 and Warner Avenue. The individual agreed to leave the roadway.

– A city employee reported damage had been done to the “dining tent” placed at the intersection of Cole Street and Myrtle Avenue. An officer responded and a report was taken.

– An officer came upon a disabled vehicle at Southeast 436th Way and 244th Avenue Southeast. The officer assisted with getting the automobile off the road and then getting it started.

– A citizen arrived at the police station lobby, reporting threats had been received via email. Police noted it was a civil issue and advised the involved individuals.

– A truck and trailer were reported stolen from a city address. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office reported finding the trailer in the Orting area; the interior had been stripped and the tires and wheels were missing. Later, the truck was located, also in the Orting vicinity; its door and ignition had been “punched” during the theft. The rear license plate was missing but was later recovered by Auburn police.

April 8

– Police responded after hearing of a man causing a disturbance. He was transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital for an involuntary commitment.

– A report told of a Smokey Bear sign being cut down at Roosevelt Avenue and Farman Street.


April 11

– A report of a multi-vehicle collision was first received by Valley Communication and forwarded to Black Diamond police at 2:35 p.m. Officers responded to the 31100 block of Third Avenue where they found four vehicles involved in a single collision. An investigation was conducted and one of the drivers was cited for following too close.

April 9

– Officers were on patrol just after 11 p.m. when they observed a large fire in the 28800 block of 216th Avenue Southwest. They determined the property owner was burning construction debris and notified the fire department which helped extinguish the illegal blaze. An investigation was initiated and charges were pending.

– Just before noon, officers were sent to a residence on Southeast 294th Street after receiving a report of a domestic issue that had turned physical. Outside the residence they made contact with a suspect who was arrested and booked into the Issaquah jail, charged with fourth-degree assault/domestic violence.

April 8

– Officers received an afternoon call regarding a vehicle prowl. A female caller told 911 someone had opened the door of her car and rummaged through the vehicle. The incident occurred four days earlier, but she wanted to make a report. An officer learned nothing had been taken and that the caller just wanted police to be aware of the incident.

April 7

– City police heard from the Seattle Police Department and were asked to check on the welfare of an individual at a residence on Southeast 304th Place. They were later advised that the person had been located by the SPD.

– Officers were dispatched at 5:28 p.m. to an automobile accident at the intersection of Baker Street and Third Avenue. Police conducted an investigation while an injured driver was taken to a local medical facility. Both vehicles were towed from the scene.

April 6

– Police received a 1:23 p.m. call from Valley Communication regarding a three-vehicle collision at Third Avenue and Park Street. Officers arrived and conducted an investigation. Two of the involved vehicles were towed from the scene and one was driven away.

– Police were directed to a Fifth Avenue residence after hearing of a disturbance. Officers determined no crime had been committed and the individuals involved agreed to remain separated for the night.

– A report of a vehicle prowl had an officer responding to the 32300 block of Lynch Lane. It was reported than an unknown person had entered an unlocked vehicle and stolen loose change.

April 5

– A speeding vehicle was stopped at 11:03 p.m. by officers on patrol in the 23400 block of Southeast 288th Street. They found the driver had a suspended license and the vehicle did not have a required ignition interlock device. The driver was arrested and released while the vehicle was turned over to the registered owner.

– An officer responded to the 32900 block of Ten Trails Parkway after hearing of a vehicle theft. A report was taken and the missing vehicle was entered into the state system.

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