Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Sept. 1 – 10

Strange items around a dumpster, a suspicious Instacart driver, and a go-kart on the streets.


Sept. 10

– A noise complaint was filed around 9 a.m. for a McHugh Avenue address. Officers contacted the party responsible, and they agreed to turn the noise down.

Sept. 9

– Officers were contacted by the Buckley Police Department around 9:30 p.m. regarding an unlicensed truck and trailer that may have stolen a dirt bike in the back.

– Police were called to investigate a suspicious woman walking back and forth across Chinook Avenue and McFarland Park around 9 p.m. Officers made contact and she agreed to move along — until another call came in an hour later. Officers checked in with the woman again and determined nothing criminal was happening.

– Officers were called around 6:30 p.m. regarding an open door on a Lincoln Avenue home, as well as a possible broken window on a truck. When police arrived, it appeared the residents of the home were moving out and the wind blew the door open. Unable to contact the residents, officers secured the door and left a voicemail.

– A 911 call was made from an Enumclaw High School classroom around 10 a.m. Officers determined it was a misdial.

– A woman was reported to be “ranting and raving” on McDougall Avenue around 10 a.m. Officers arrived but the subject was already gone.

– A criminal case was opened against a convicted felon that sold firearms at local pawn shops.

Sept. 8

– Officers were called regarding a suspicious individual who parked his car outside a home under construction on Elmont Avenue and entered the home with a flashlight around 11 p.m. Officers located the man, who was the future home owner, and advised him to not be in the home after dark.

– A suspicious person was reported on Alpine Place around 11 p.m. when he was sitting in his car for an hour. The man was waiting for a ride, since he ran out of gas.

– A case of mutual combat was reported on Griffin Avenue around 9 p.m.

– Officers responded to some suspicious items outside a dumpster on Watson Street around 4 p.m. Police determined the suspicious items to be bottles of juice.

– Police were called to check around McHugh Avenue for horses on the loose around 2 a.m.

Sept. 7

– A suspicious vehicle and its owner were reported at Martin Johnson Park around 10 p.m. When officers arrived, they gave the subject a courtesy ride home.

– Officers successfully intervened in a road rage incident on Roosevelt Avenue and Watson Street around 4 p.m.

– Police were called around 4 p.m. regarding an elderly individual who wandered away from the care facility on Jensen Street. Officers located the man and released him to staff.

– A 3 p.m. traffic stop on Griffin Avenue ended with a warrant arrest out of Bonney Lake. The man was turned over to the BLPD.

Sept. 6

– Issaquah police contacted the EPD after finding a stolen vehicle around 3 p.m. Officers attempted to contact the owner of the car, but they no longer lived at their last known address.

– Officers were called to the QFC around 1 a.m. regarding a subject who was laying down. Police determined the man did not meet the need for an involuntary commitment.

Sept. 5

– A car was spotted at the Foothills Trail Head on Warner Avenue after hours (around 10 p.m.). Officers advised the occupants of the car of park hours, and they agreed to move along.

Sept. 4

– Officers made contact with a car at Dwight Garrett Park around 11 p.m. and reminded the occupants of park hours.

– A vehicle was taken from a Boyle Street residence around 8 p.m. No suspects were identified at that time.

– Some malicious mischief occurred to a door and door frame at a Boyle Street address around 8 p.m. No suspects were identified, but extra patrols were requested.

– The King County Sheriff’s Office contacted the EPD to help locate a domestic violence suspect around 2 p.m. Officers located the subject at 424th Street and was turned over to KCSO.

– An unknown subject was throwing rocks at the Police Department office around 1 a.m. No suspects were located at that time.


Sept. 6

– Officers responded to the area of Third Avenue and Park Street after hearing of a road hazard. Dispatch advised that it appeared someone threw traffic cones into the roadway. Officers found four cones across Third Avenue blocking the road in both directions. Officers removed the cones and conducted an area check but did not locate any suspects.

– At 5:38 p.m. police received a party complaint/road hazard issue. Officers responded to the 33000 block of Glacier Avenue Southeast and found a block party in progress, with the street blocked. Upon their arrival the issue was resolved.

Sept. 5

– After hearing of an afternoon traffic accident, police responded to the 33100 block of Third Avenue. They found a truck and trailer in a ditch, the result of a tire failure. Officers blocked the road while the truck and trailer were removed from the ditch.

Sept. 4

– Police responded to the 32800 block of Pine Street after someone reported a person had driven into the neighborhood and was looking at houses. Officers made contact with an Instacart driver who was delivering groceries.

– City officers were called at 1:45 a.m. to assist Enumclaw police, who were searching the area of Myrtle Avenue and Porter Street for a malicious mischief suspect. The individual could not be found.

Sept. 3

– Police conducted a traffic stop at 8:48 p.m. on Third Avenue and identified a male driver and a female passenger. He was the subject of a no-contact order and she was the petitioner in the case. So, he was arrested for violating the no-contact/domestic violence order and booked into the Enumclaw jail. She was released.

– Officers were dispatched to an Evergreen Avenue location to take a fraud report. An investigation was initiated.

– A complaint of a go-kart being driven at a high rate of speed on city streets had police responding to the area of Franklin Drive and Blaine Avenue. An officer contacted a juvenile and explained why the go-kart could not be operated on city streets. The juvenile agreed to comply.

– At 1:22 a.m., officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle being driven recklessly in the 31500 block of Third Avenue. An investigation determined the driver was under the influence of intoxicating liquor and/or drugs. He was arrested and booked into the Enumclaw jail, charged with both reckless driving and DUI.

Sept. 2

– Police were called at 6 p.m. to check on the welfare of a woman on Third Avenue. It was determined no crime had been committed and a taxi was called for the lost female.

Sept. 1

– At approximately 9 p.m., near the 32900 block of Southeast Cottonwood Street, officers served a resident with an out-of-state protection order. The resident was provided the necessary paperwork and officers cleared the call without incident.

– An officer responded to a report of harassing phone calls made to someone in the 25100 block of Roberts Drive. A suspect was identified and criminal charges were filed with the Black Diamond Court.

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