Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Oct. 28 — Nov. 13

Unwanted customers, hits-and-runs and a stolen handgun.


Oct. 28

– Some unwanted customers were reportedly blocking a drive-through at a Griffin Avenue business around 12:30 p.m. When officers arrived, they were gone.

– Officers were dispatched to Porter Street around 4:15 p.m. after a female passerby noticed a male subject seemingly having trouble getting into his home. When officers arrived on scene, it was determined there was no issue.

– An individual told officers around 8 p.m. they he felt someone may be following him and requested an escort while he drove out of the city.

Oct. 29

– Around 6 a.m., officers received a report of a hit and run while the reporting party’s car was parked overnight on Victor Street. Officers initially didn’t have any suspects, but located the other vehicle around 1 p.m. the same day.

– Officers received a report of a hit and run on Myrtine Street around 10 a.m. When officers arrived, it was determined not to be a hit and run, but the car had hit a deer.

– Around 11:30 a.m., someone entered the EPD lobby requesting help jump-starting her car just down the street. By the time officers responded, someone else had helped the woman.

– Officers received a report of a road rage incident in Bonney Lake and that the subject had followed the reporting party onto Farman Street in Enumclaw around 1:15 p.m. Officers responded, contacted the reporting party and settled the issue on contact.

– An unwanted subject at a Stevenson Avenue business was harassing customers around 1:30 p.m. Officers responded and the subject was trespassed from the store.

– Officers responded to a possible court order violation on 284th Avenue SE around 8:45 p.m. However, no court order was found under the reporting party’s name; additionally, the reporting party told officers to meet them at a local ambulance bay, but never showed.

– Around 11:40 p.m., officers were flagged down on Roosevelt Avenue about a theft that just occurred. Officers were able to stop the vehicle being driven by the suspects, and two adult males were booked and released for theft in the third degree.

Oct. 30

– Officers attempted to locate a suspicious male in the Olympic Place area around 7:45 a.m. Officers located the man, who had a warrant out for his arrest; he was transported to the SCORE jail.

– A handgun was stolen from a Bathke Avenue vehicle; officers took a report around 10:15 a.m.

Oct. 31

– The Black Diamond police department requested backup around 12:45 a.m. in regard to a CPR in progress at Terrace Place. The scene was cleared before officers arrived.

– Officers were contacted in the EPD lobby regarding the theft of a vehicle off Marshall Avenue around 8:30 a.m. The vehicle was found Nov. 2 and impounded.

– Officers responded to a possible fight in progress on Cinkovich Street around 8:45 p.m. Officers talked to multiple subjects but there were not suspects at that time.

Nov. 1

– A male subject reported an assault to officers on Watson Street N. around 5 p.m. Officers responded, and the subject in question was uncooperative and belligerent, refusing help. Officers cleared the scene.

Nov. 2

– The Enumclaw Fire Department requested assistance with a possible overdose on Willow Drive around 4 a.m. The subject declined any aid after officers arrived.

– Around 10 a.m., officers spotted a suspicious vehicle on Stevenson Avenue. The owner of the vehicle was in violation of a court order and turned himself into the EPD jail.

– Officers spotted a vehicle parked at McFarland Park after hours around 10:15 p.m. It was quickly determined the car was disabled and the subject was waiting for a ride from the area.

Nov. 3

– Officers responded to a report of a man sleeping behind the wheel on Watson Street N, near the Taco Time, around 5 a.m. The subject was advised of a Bonney Lake warrant and was warned not to drive while he was waiting for a ride from the area.

– Officers received a report of a man stumbling into the road on Griffin Avenue around 7:30 a.m. Aid was called; the man was evaluated and transported to the hospital.

– Officers responded to a Griffin Avenue report of a found dog with a microchip reader around 8:30 p.m. Prior to arrival, the reporting party was able to locate the owner of the dog through the dog’s King County license.

Nov. 5

– Officers were dispatched to a Roosevelt Avenue business regarding a theft around 9:30 a.m. Officers were able to recover most of the stolen items; contact was made with one male, who was arrested for possessing a firearm as a felon, and a woman was trespassed from the business.

Nov. 6

– Officers were contacted by a concerned citizen on Roosevelt Avenue who was being visited by a female friend around 4:30 p.m. According to the citizen, the friend took some type of drug when she arrived and then left on foot. Officers made contact with the woman and there was no issue.

– Around 8:15 p.m., officers received a report of someone parked in the reporting party’s Porter Street driveway that shouldn’t be there. Officers responded, and found out the subject was in crisis. However, they declined aid, but were given a courtesy transport home.

– Officers contacted a man walking down Cole Street around 11 p.m., as he seemed in distress. All aid was declined.

Nov. 7

– Officers assisted the Black Diamond Police Department in regard to a no-contact order on 290th Street around 1:45 p.m. The subject was taken into custody.

– Officers received a report of a stolen vehicle off Chinook Avenue around 3:30 p.m. The owner of the vehicle contacted police again on Nov. 11 saying the car was recovered.

– Officers performed a welfare check on a Vickie Lane N. resident who did not show up for work. The subject was ill.

– Around 5 p.m., officers received a report of a man digging a trench around the gazebo near Ranchito 2; the man was counseled when officers arrived.

Nov. 8

– Officers received a report from a Griffin Avenue resident of a man digging up his grass around 9:30 a.m. Officers convinced the man to move along.

– A traffic stop on Laukala Place and Semanski Street resulted in the driver being cited with driving with a suspended license and released at the scene around 9p.m.

– Officers watched a suspicious vehicle enter the Expo Center parking lot around 10:45 p.m. A quick investigation revealed the car was having electrical issues.

Nov. 9

– A subject entered the EPD lobby looking for a hotel around 4 p.m. Officers assisted in getting the subject to his location, and alerted his family members where he was staying.

– Multiple reports came in about a man standing in the middle of Roosevelt Avenue and Watson Street N. Officers contacted the man, who agreed to leave the roadway.

Nov. 10

– A three-car crash with minor injuries was reported on Cole Street around 6:15 p.m. Officers took a report.

Nov. 11

– Officers spotted a suspicious man on Garret Street and Roosevelt Avenue carrying a gas can around 3 a.m. The subject said he ran out of fuel on their way home.

– A suspicious subject was seen at the Chase Bank ATM on Stevenson Avenue around 4 p.m. It was reported the subject was driving around the ATM and only approached the ATM when someone was there or about to leave. Officers contacted the reporting party, who had photos of the vehicle.

– An assault on Willow Drive was reported to officers around 1:30 p.m. One subject was arrested for assault in the fourth degree, and was brought to the police department for booking.

Nov. 13

– A car was reported stolen off Blanchat Court around 6:30 a.m. The vehicle was recovered by the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department on Nov. 15 and released to the owner.


Nov. 8

– Officers were dispatched around 9:30 p.m. to help the King Country Sheriff’s Office with a traffic issue on Black Diamond-Ravensdale Road.A tree was down in the roadway and a vehicle on the east side of the road had crashed into it. The crash occurred in unincorporated King County, and when officers arrived, KCSO informed them they were not needed.

Nov. 9

– Officers received a report of suspicious noises coming from new construction on Crystal Avenue SE around 11:15 p.m. Officers checked the area and located nothing suspicious.

Nov. 10

– Officers attempted to perform a welfare check on a female subject around 11 a.m. on 235th Avenue SE. Officers found the subject with family members, and were informed they were not needed.

– Officers received a report of an attempted break-in on a parking lot pay machine on SE 296th Street around 1 p.m. The suspects did not gain access but damaged the lock.

– A report of children left unattended in a vehicle in a 3rd Avenue parking lot was received by officers around 1:45 p.m. While en route, the reporting party told officers the driver had returned to the car. By the time officers arrived, the car had left.

Nov. 11

– Officers attempted to perform a welfare check on an individual who left their 224th Avenue SE residence around 3 a.m. Officers located the subject, who said she was just going out for a walk and did not need assistance.

– Officers received a report of a suspicious individual watching people on the corner of 3rd Avenue around 4 a.m. Officers were unable to locate the subject after they arrived.

– Around 9:30 p.m., officers stopped a vehicle on SE 288th Street for speeding. A quick investigation, however, revealed there was probable cause for criminal traffic charges. The driver was cited and released.

Nov. 12

– Officers performed a welfare check around 1 a.m. to an undisclosed residence. The subject in question was transported to a local hospital for medical evaluation.

Nov. 13

– Officers responded to a hit-and-run of an unoccupied vehicle around 1 p.m. on 3rd Avenue.

– Officers were alerted to a noise complaint on 3rd Avenue around 6 p.m.; they were unable to locate the noise violation.

– Officers were again alerted to a noise complaint on 3rd Avenue around 6:15 p.m. This time, they were able to contact the subjects involved, who agreed to shut their doors and turn down the music.

– For the third time, officers were contacted about a noise complaint on 3rd Avenue. Officers again contacted the subjects, who agreed to turn the music down and close the doors.