Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Feb. 10 – 20

Man throwing beer cans, car crashes into a house, burglaries in Ten Trails


February 20

– After making a noontime traffic stop on Southeast 432nd Street, an officer arrested the motorist for driving with a revoked license. The suspect was delivered to the police station for booking and the vehicle was impounded.

– Apparently there was no theft of fuel, but a Jewell Street resident found a hose extending from her gas tank at 8 a.m.

– Police received a 4 a.m. report of someone slumped over the steering wheel of a vehicle that had its motor running. An officer responded to the Roosevelt Avenue location and contacted the driver, who reportedly was just resting before going home.

February 19

– An unwanted person was reported at a First Street business. An officer responded to the 9:30 p.m. call and contacted the individual. Employees just want the person gone, not permanently trespassed from the location.

February 18

– Police learned of a suspicious person peering through the window of an espresso stand shortly before 11 p.m. An officer made contact with the individual, who was advised to stay off private property.

– A caller told police of someone “moaning and shrieking” in nearby woods. An officer responded to the vicinity of Roosevelt Avenue and state Route 410 and located the source of the noise. The individual was reportedly fine, declined medical assistance and agreed to be quiet.

February 17

– A resident of Southeast 432nd Street told police of someone taking pictures of their home. An officer contacted the individual, who was a Green River College student taking pictures as part of a photography class. The caller was informed.

– Stickers bearing a racist message were found on the backs of city signs along Cole Street. City workers were notified so the stickers could be removed.

– Police responded at 2:38 p.m. to a two-car collision on Roosevelt Avenue. No one was hurt, one vehicle was impounded and one of the drivers was cited.

– A man was seen throwing beer cans on the ground in the vicinity of Cole Street and Griffin Avenue. Police contacted the man and counseled him regarding his behavior. The individual was to return to Auburn by bus.

– After hearing of a man laying on the sidewalk and asking passersby for drugs, police responded at 1:20 p.m. to the vicinity of Griffin Avenue and First Street. The man said he would head for a bus stop and be leaving the area.

– City police were called shortly after 11 a.m.to assist Black Diamond officers who were dealing with an individual who was passed out in a vehicle. The suspect was arrested by Black Diamond police on a felony warrant.

– A Carbon Ridge Street resident called police at 2:57 a.m., reporting a vehicle prowl had just occurred. A suspect was located and arrested and a vehicle was impounded.

February 16

– A patrolling officer spotted a suspicious vehicle at 10:48 p.m. at a Commerce Street location. One individual was arrested on an Enumclaw Muncipal Court warrant and another was advised of a Department of Corrections warrant. The suspect who was arrested was released hours later after posting bond.

– A Chelsea Lane resident called police at 10:37 a.m., reporting that someone was walking around the neighborhood and entering private property, including back yards. It turned out to be a city employee checking utilities.

– A Farrelly Street resident called police after hearing a man groaning; before police could arrive, the man attempted to enter the home through a back door. Officers found a highly-intoxicated man who was trying to get into the wrong house. The individual was transported to a local hotel.


February 16

– City police were dispatched to the SCORE jail in Des Moines after learning of an inmate who was wanted on an active arrest warrant issued by Black Diamond. The suspect was transported and booked into the Enumclaw jail.

– Black Diamond officers were called at 2:40 a.m. to assist Enumclaw police who were responding to a report of an individual attempting to enter a residence on Farrelly Street. Enumclaw officers detained the suspect.

February 15

– An officer stopped a vehicle shortly before 7 p.m. for speeding in the vicinity of Roberts Drive and Lynch Lane. The motorist was found to be driving without a valid license. The vehicle was impounded after the driver could not identify the owner of the vehicle. The driver was cited for her violations and given a courtesy transport to a nearby business.

– A vehicle slid off the road and wound up in a ditch in the 31700 block of Roberts Drive. Police responded to the single-vehicle, noninjury accident and remained on the scene until the vehicle could be towed.

– At 6:52 a.m., officers were dispatched to a residence in the 21700 block of Southeast 294th Street due to a suspicious person in a back yard. Officers were able to identify the individual and, upon the request of the homeowner, were attempting to locate him and serve a trespass order.

February 14

– A patrolling officer responded at 6 p.m. to a two-vehicle, noninjury collision in the 28900 block of 216th Avenue Southeast. One driver was cited with second-degree negligent driving.

February 12

– Just before midnight, Black Diamond police were called to assist Enumclaw officers at the intersection of Griffin Avenue and Harding Street. The driver of a stolen vehicle had led EPD officers on a short pursuit that ended when the vehicle crashed into a house. Black Diamond officers aided with traffic control.

February 10

– An officer responded to the Puyallup jail and took custody of a subject who had a Black Diamond warrant for driving with a suspended license. The individual was transported and booked into the Enumclaw jail without incident.

– At approximately 10:14 a.m. officers responded to the Ten Trails development after hearing of three burglarizes that occurred during the weekend. The homes that were burglarized were unoccupied and under construction. There were no immediate leads of suspects.

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