Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Dec. 2 – 10

Stolen car found in Oregon, double noise complaints, and skateboarding after hours.


Dec. 10

– Enumclaw police were asked to assist Auburn officers who were working on a missing person investigation. The EPD contacted a city resident who had purchased a home 11 years ago from the person in question and could not provide any current information.

– Police responded to Black Diamond at 3:13 a.m. to assist with a commercial burglary.

Dec. 9

– A city resident reported an unwanted relative at a Lowell Place address. The unwanted person had departed when police arrived and the homeowner signed trespass letters against two individuals.

– Police received a phone call about a person on the roof of St. Elizabeth Hospital. It was found to be security personnel.

– A morning call alerted police to cows running loose in the vicinity of Farman Road and Southeast 440th Street. The owner was contacted and the animals were contained.

Dec. 8

– A citizen arrived at the police station lobby to report a case of harassment. An officer determined no crime had been committed but explained possible options.

– Police took an afternoon call about a person sleeping outside a First Street building. Contact was made and the individual agreed to move along.

Dec. 7

– It was close to 8 p.m. when police took a report of a recklessly-driven vehicle headed toward Enumclaw on state Route 164. An officer responded but discovered a Washington State Patrol trooper had stopped the vehicle at the intersection with 244th Avenue Southeast. It was determined the driver was not impaired, just tired.

– A 7:20 p.m. disturbance had police responding to the Foothills Trail north of Battersby Avenue. Officers found the trouble between two men to be verbal only. They agreed to separate for the night and not talk to each other.

– A resident of 260th Avenue Southeast called police at 5:45 p.m., reporting an unknown person was on his porch. Prior to an officer’s arrival the individual arrived at the police station, requesting a ride to St. Elizabeth Hospital. An officer provided transportation.

– Police were asked to check on the welfare of a man who failed to arrive at work. Contact was made and the employee was fine; he agreed to call his boss.

– A report was filed concerning a commercial burglary on Cole Street. There were no immediate suspects.

Dec. 5

– At 9:04 p.m. police responded to a report of two men fighting in a Roosevelt Avenue parking lot. The situation was settled upon police contact. An hour later, officers were called to assist Buckley police who were dealing with a fight on Main Street.

– A two-vehicle accident occurred just after 10 a.m. on Florence Street. Police contacted both parties and took a report.

Dec. 4

– Police took three reports regarding unwanted people refusing to leave business properties. Two of the calls came from Roosevelt Avenue locations and the other was from a Griffin Avenue businesses.

– An officer on patrol observed a multiple-vehicle collision at SR 410 and Semanski Street. A citation was issued during the 5 p.m. accident but no one was hurt.

– A suspicious vehicle was spotted at 2 a.m. at Farmers Park. An individual was advised of park hours and agreed to move along.

Dec. 3

– A vehicle was reported stolen from an Enumclaw automobile dealership. About nine hours later it was located by authorities in Oregon. The reporting party was informed of the recovery.


Dec. 6

– It was 10:41 p.m. when city officers were sent to a Hemlock Avenue park, responding to a report of multiple juveniles skateboarding and being loud. Police contacted the young people and advised them of the municipal code regarding noise. The juveniles stated they understood and left the area.

– Police were asked shortly before noon to check on the welfare of an individual who was causing a disturbance at a Southeast 294th Street location. Officers contacted the individual and determined no crime had been committed; offers of assistance were declined.

Dec. 5

– Officers were dispatched – twice – to the 25400 block of Kanaskat Drive after receiving noise complaints. During the first response, residents stated they would keep the noise down and would soon be ending their gathering. At the time of the second police response the gathering had ended. The residents were reminded there had been multiple calls this year to their property and they could be cited if there are continued violations of the city’s noise ordinance.

– Police were dispatched to the city skate park at Railroad Avenue and Park Street after reports of juveniles inside the fenced-off property. The young people said they thought the park had closed last summer due to fires and the city had simply forgotten to remove the fencing. They agree to move along.

Dec. 4

– Officers were dispatched to a Third Avenue location after taking a phone report of a previous incident. Police determined no crime had been committed but a report was forwarded to Child Protective Services for investigation.

– Police were dispatched at 3 a.m. to the 30400 block of Kummer Avenue after hearing of a suspicious vehicle and individuals walking around the neighborhood. The subjects were detained by police but released after officers could not determine that any crime had been committed. It was later learned that one of the individuals had prowled a vehicle in the area but the group could not be located. Instead a citation was mailed to the suspected prowler.

Dec. 2

– Black Diamond police were asked to assist King County deputies in the 15700 block of Southeast 376th Street where they were dealing with a female who was armed with a piece of broken glass. Prior to city officers’ arrival at the group home, county authorities had placed the suspect in custody.

– Officers were called upon at 12:30 a.m. to assist a citizen in the 29400 block of 218th Place Southeast. They successfully helped the individual retrieve a semi-submerged boat from a lake.