Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Nov. 4 – 14

Neighborly harassment, a suspicious smoking pipe, and a CPS call.


November 14

– An anonymous report was received at 3:44 a.m. telling of a disturbance (a man and woman yelling) inside a Bondgard Avenue residence. Police responded and arrested the male for fourth-degree assault/domestic violence.

– Police were alerted during the early-morning hours to an act of malicious mischief in the vicinity of McHugh Avenue and Porter Street. Several mailboxes were reported damaged.

November 13

– A one-car accident involving a power pole occurred at 9:23 p.m. The driver was arrested and booked for DUI and obstructing. The vehicle was impounded and Puget Sound Energy responded to replace the pole.

– Police were told of a possibly-intoxicated driver who was changing lanes and speeds while heading into town from Buckley. The vehicle was stopped and there was no indication of DUI. However, a passenger in the vehicle was found to be wanted on a warrant issued by the state Department of Corrections; the passenger was arrested.

– A Warner Street resident told police he was being harassed by a neighbor who was repeatedly banging on the ceiling and knocking on his door. An officer contacted the neighbor, who was advised to halt the harassment.

– Police heard of a suspicious person loitering in a Watson Street parking lot at 8:36 a.m. After making contact, officers arrested one person who was wanted on a Department of Corrections warrant. Others in the group were waiting for a ride and were moving along.

– Two females were seen walking around a Roosevelt Avenue business with empty bags, picking up high-priced items. They departed in a vehicle, which was stopped by the police. One suspect was arrested due to an outstanding warrant. Both were trespassed from the store.

– Police responded shortly before 7 a.m. to the vicinity of Griffin Avenue and Florence Street, the scene of a two-car accident. One of the motorists was arrested for driving under the influence, taken to the police station and booked into jail.

November 12

– Staff at the Enumclaw library notified police of a pipe left on the property. It was taken and was to be destroyed.

– A citizen arrived at the police station lobby to report an ongoing issue with people being at McFarland Park after hours. Officers were to provide extra patrol.

November 11

– After police made a traffic stop at Wetherbee Lane and 244th Avenue Southeast, a suspect was arrested for driving under the influence. The suspect was booked into jail and released a few hours later following receipt of a bail bond.

– Staff at a Stevenson Avenue business reported an unwanted person in front of the establishment. Police made contact and contraband was taken to be destroyed.

November 10

– A traffic stop at Griffin Avenue and Wells Street turned up a passenger who was wanted on Enumclaw Municipal Court warrants. The individual was arrested and booked into jail.

November 8

– An officer responded to the Kent city jail to take custody of an individual wanted on an Enumclaw Municipal Court warrant. The suspect was delivered to the Enumclaw jail and booked.

– Police were told shortly before 7 a.m. of a vehicle being stolen from a Park Street address.


November 10

– Officers observed a suspicious vehicle in the parking area at the Lake Sawyer Boat Launch. Subsequent investigation determined it was an unreported stolen vehicle. The owner was notified and responded to the scene to recover the vehicle.

November 9

– At about 5:50 p.m., police were dispatched to a residence in the 31100 block of Third Avenue after a caller requested that an officer check to make sure the house was secure and that no one was there. The caller had an active no-contact order with her husband, who lives in the house, and was prohibited from being within 1,000 feet of the home. An officer called the female, who is well known to the department, and she again asked that an officer make sure no one was at the house, but could not explain why. She was advised of the active no-contact order in place between her and her husband and also was advised she would be arrested if she violated the order. She again requested that the officer check the house and call her back if no one was there. When she was told the officer would not do that, she hung up. The officer then checked near the residence and did not locate a vehicle associated with the female caller.

November 8

– During afternoon hours, officers were notified of a female passed out behind the wheel of a parked car in the 32600 block of Third Avenue. Contact was made and the driver was found to be intoxicated. She was arrested and booked into the Enumclaw jail. The vehicle was left secured in a parking lot to be picked up by a family member.

November 7

– An officer was contacted by Black Diamond Elementary School staff regarding a student that possibly stays at home alone for several hours each day. The school advised a report had been filed with Child Protective Services. An officer attempted contact at the residence several times before making contact with a family member.

November 6

– At 2:35 p.m., officers were contacted by a man at the police station. He was asking police to perform a “civil standby” so he could remove personal property from a Second Avenue residence. The man advised he had a court order prohibiting him from being on the property or within 1,000 feet of the person protected by the court order. The Black Diamond Municipal Court amended the order to allow a one-time civil standby. Officers escorted the man to the residence where he obtained his personal belongings without incident.

November 4

– At approximately 10:46 p.m., officers stopped a vehicle near Baker Street and Railroad Avenue. Upon investigation it was determined the driver was under the influence of intoxicating liquor and/or drugs. The driver was arrested and booked into the Issaquah jail.

– Officers from Black Diamond and Enumclaw responded to a Second Avenue address after hearing of a verbal domestic incident in progress. Upon further investigation, it was determined that an assault had occurred. A man was arrested for fourth-degree assault/domestic violence and was booked into the Enumclaw jail.

– A resident of the 32300 block of Union Drive reported someone had stolen a generator from his shop. The victim named possible person of interest. The investigation was ongoing.

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