Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Feb. 22 – March 12

A prank call had officers from both cities head to Ten Trails for a possible shooting/suicide.


Feb. 22

– A shoplift suspect was detained by staff at a Roosevelt Avenue business around 12:23 p.m. Officers arrived and made an arrest.

– Another shoplift, this time from a Griffin Avenue business, was reported around 4:47 p.m. Police could not locate the suspect, but were able to identify them via video footage and mailed a theft citation.

– Officers received a report of a subject trying to break into an Aspen Glade apartment through a window around 10:28 p.m. The subject fled on foot but police were able to later located them. It was determined this incident was part of a domestic assault and they were arrested.

Feb. 23

– A subject at the Roosevelt McDonalds refused to leave around 8:54 p.m. Police convinced them to do otherwise.

Feb. 24

– Officers assisted a subject who was sleeping on the Foothills Trail in contacting family and leaving the area around 9:07 a.m.

Feb. 26

– Police were alerted to subject on 244th Avenue SE and Warner Avenue throwing snowballs at passing vehicles around 1:21 a.m. Officers attempted to contact the subjects but they fled on foot.

– Officers received a report of a shoplift off Roosevelt Avenue around 3:03 p.m. The subject was booked and released.

– Police were alerted to a possible court order violation on Watson Street around 10:43 p.m. A violation was confirmed, but the subject already fled. A citation was mailed.

Feb. 28

– Officers received a report of a hit and run at the post office around 12:02 p.m. Information about the vehicle was provided.

– Citizens were able to catch a loose dog on SR 410 and Semanski Street around 8:07 p.m. The dog was brought to the police department and officers were able to contact the owner.

– Police were able to assist an elderly driver on 244th Avenue and 436th Way around 8:16 p.m. drive home when she was confused.

March 1

– A missing persons report for an adult was filed after a negative Laukala Place-area search around 7:05 p.m. The subject was found in Maple Valley on March 2.

– Officers assisted Black Diamond police in arresting a subject on a court order violation on 294th Street around 8:26 p.m.

March 2

– Police received a report of a subject being locked out of a Sigrist Drive home around 7:56 p.m. Officers helped her access the building.

March 4

– Officers were alerted to a motor vehicle theft off Roosevelt Avenue around 3:12 p.m. The vehicle was recovered in SeaTac on March 7.

March 6

– Police spotted a vehicle with two different license plated on Laukala Place around 10:55 p.m. Officers informed the subject of his warrant status and he was released after switching the plates back on his vehicle.

March 7

– Officers arrested one subject for malicious mischief after a domestic assault was reported on Wells Street around 1:07 a.m.

– Police trespassed an individual from a Roosevelt Avenue business around 11:27 a.m.

– A female subject entered the police department around 7:54 p.m. and laid down, refusing to speak. Officers informed her she could not do that and she left.

– Police assisted Black Diamond officers around 9:38 p.m. with a shooting report on Holly Avenue. It was determined to be a prank call.

March 8

– Officers received a stolen motor vehicle report off Wells Street around 9:56 a.m. The vehicle was recovered in Auburn the same day.

March 10

– Police were alerted to an inebriated individual getting into their car on Stevenson Avenue and Railroad Street around 9:44 p.m. Officers contacted the subject, who agreed not to drive.

March 11

– Officers received a report of stolen construction materials off Boyle Street around 1:30 p.m. Police were able to locate the subjects involved and arrested them.

March 12

– A Monroe Avenue business caught a subject shoplifting and called police around 9:14 a.m. The business declined to press charges but asked the subject be trespassed.


March 5

– Officers assisted Snohomish County deputies regarding a stolen vehicle found on 3rd Avenue around 8:16 a.m. The vehicle could not be located.

– Police were called to a 3rd Avenue business regarding a possible break-in around 1:52 p.m. It appeared nothing was taken, but officers were able to watch security footage of a woman entering the store. After watching the tape, the owner believed the woman thought the business was open, given the door was left unlocked and the “open” sign was not changed to “closed”.

March 6

– Officers aided in a death investigation on 229th Avenue around 10:50 a.m.

– Police received an email about possible malicious mischief on the SE Fir Street around around 8:35 p.m. The email described an incident from the previous night, when officers on patrol in the area observed two subjects running away for seemingly no reason.

March 7

– Officers received a call regarding a shooting and threatened suicide from a Holly Avenue location around 10:05 p.m. However, the address given indicated the incident happened on the 10th floor, and no residence or structure in that area has 10 floors. Additionally, the caller had an out-of-state phone number. Police confirmed with an occupant of the building that the call did not originate from there.

March 8

– Officers were dispatched to Mountain View Drive around 9:01 p.m. in regard to an unwanted subject. When police arrived, they found a lost delivery driver stuck in the mud. The vehicle was eventually freed with the help of a friend.