Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Sept. 1 – 14

An escaped hospital patient, an outdoor pooper, and a car vs. pedestrian collision.


Sept. 1

– Officers were called to Blake Street around 10:29 a.m. for a possible fire. It was just a city smoke test.

– Police trespassed a subject from a Cole Street location around 10:43 a.m.

– Officers responded to a suspicious circumstance report on Cole Street around 9:21 a.m. They gave a woman a courtesy ride home.

Sept. 2

– Police were dispatched to Highpoint Street around 3:54 p.m. to a report of a resident who left the nearby facility and was going toward a road. Care of the man was eventually transferred to a family member.

Sept. 3

– Officers were called to Blake Street around 9:51 a.m. to a resident saying golf balls kept hitting his house. The issue was handled on contact.

– Police were dispatched to Cole Street around 1:02 p.m. because a tenant was concerned about their landlord; the subject refused all aid.

– Officers attempted to locate livestock on Farman Street and Roosevelt Avenue around 8:43 p.m. All animals were gone on arrival.

Sept. 4

– Police had to involuntarily commit a subject to St. Elizabeth around 10:32 a.m. They escaped the emergency department around 12:45 p.m. but was apprehended and returned.

Sept. 5

– Officers arrested a male subject on Charwila Lane around 12:11 p.m. on suspicion of violating a no contact order.

– Police contacted a man riding a dirt bike through Martin Holdener Park around 6:08 p.m. He agreed to discontinue his activity.

– Police were dispatched to Battersby Avenue around 8:41 p.m. to a report of a camp fire being started in the laundry room of an apartment complex. The fire was put out, but officers were unable to locate the subject.

– Officers spotted a reckless driver on SE 436th Street around 10:28 p.m. The vehicle fled from police and was not pursued.

– A welfare check on Pine Cone Avenue around 11:32 p.m. resulted in an arrest for being in physical control of a vehicle while intoxicated and a Bonney Lake warrant.

Sept. 6

– Police received a report of a hit and run outside Seeders around 10:23 p.m. The involved vehicle could not be located, but a suspect was identified.

– Officers were called back to Seeders around 11:16 p.m. about a suspicious suspect. Police made contact with the man, who was sleeping in his car.

Sept. 7

– Police received a call about a vehicle off the roadway in some bushes on SE 436th Street and 244th Avenue SE around 4:50 a.m. Officers determined the car was stolen and had it impounded.

– Officers identified a person of interest in a burglary on Rainier Avenue around 9:30 a.m.

– Police assisted a woman in a wheelchair on Cole Street and Battersby Avenue around 5:38 a.m. by getting her to a bus stop.

– Officers were called to Battersby Avenue to a report of an unwanted subject in the basement of a complex around 10:25 p.m. They were able to remove the woman but were unable to contact management.

Sept. 8

– Police received a report of stolen cash and a damaged safe at Mazatlan around 6:40 a.m.

– Officers were called to Sorenson Avenue around 9:35 a.m. to a report of a man having went under the reporting party’s home. He was successfully extricated.

– Police were called to Chinook Avenue around 10:34 a.m. to a report of a woman accidentally locking her vehicle with her kids inside. The kids were also successfully extricated.

Sept. 9

– Officers received a report of a dog fight on Cole Street around 1:35 p.m. One dog owner attempted to intervene and was bit; animal control took possession of one of the animals.

– Police performed a welfare check on McHugh Avenue around 2:15 p.m. on a man known to be violent. The male assaulted officers on contact, and he was arrested.

Sept. 10

– Someone alerted officers in the police department lobby that a warrant subject was nearby. They were arrested around 5:42 p.m. on First Street.

– A Griffin Avenue and Third Street traffic stop around 9:27 p.m. resulted in a DUI arrest.

– Officers contacted a subject on Initial Avenue and Railroad street around 9:46 p.m. The subject was known for pooping in the area, and was counseled.

Sept. 11

– A Warner Avenue and Winter Place traffic stop around 1:53 a.m. resulted in a DUI arrest.

– A mobile crisis team responded to the police department to pick up a lobby contact around 2 a.m.

– Police responded to a armed person report around 9:53 a.m. Officers contacted the man on Roosevelt Avenue and determined they were not armed.

– Officers arrested an intoxicated subject who left the police department around 9:08 p.m. to get into their car after being explicitly told not to.

Sept. 12

– A traffic stop on Semanski Street and Christianson Avenue around 11:11 a.m. resulted in a felony warrant arrest.

– Police were called to Bruhn Lane North and Riggs Drive East around 3:11 p.m. to a drone report. Officers contacted the pilot and determined they were being paid to take photos of a home for sale.

– Officers received an assault report from St. Elizabeth Hospital around 11:24 p.m.

Sept. 13

– Police picked up two dogs at Enumclaw High School around 7:21 a.m. They were taken to the police department where they were kept until picked up.

– Officers received a suspicious vehicle report at O’Reilly Auto Parts around 2:26 p.m. One subject was arrested on a warrant.

Sept. 14

– Police were requested to check on a possibly-intoxicated subject going to pick up their child from daycare on Warner Avenue around 5:59 p.m. Officers confirmed the subject was intoxicated; the child was picked up by a relative, and another family member took control of the subject.


Sept. 5

– Officers were dispatched to Baker Street and 2nd Avenue to a vehicle vs. pedestrian collision around 11:30 a.m. Police learned that a male pickup driver did not see a woman crossing the street at a marked crosswalk; when she was struck, she fell back and hit the back of her head against the pavement. However, she was not transported to the hospital.

Sept. 6

– Police were called to 3rd Avenue around 9 a.m. regarding a hit and run. Officers took photos and gathered information at the scene, but no suspect information was available.

– Officers were called to SE Dogwood Street around 8:13 p.m. for another hit and run. Witnesses told police they saw a bicyclist hit a car and take off; officers went to search in the direction the bike went but found to suspects. The owner of the car was contacted and the situation explained.

Sept. 9

– Police were dispatched to 216th Avenue SE for a third hit and run and a possible DUI situation around 5:48 p.m. Officers attempted to stop the fleeing vehicle but the suspect did not stop. However, police were able to learn the identity of the suspect and arrested him later.

Sept. 11

– Officers were called to a park on SE Evergreen Street around 6:46 p.m. regarding some youths being a nuisance in the area. Police arrived shortly after on a routine patrol route and say the kids playing pleasantly and not being annoying to anyone.