Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Sept. 13 – 18

Vaping in Safeway, a stolen boat, and a construction worker vs. car collision.


Sept. 16

– Around 8:30 a.m., officers received a report of someone receiving a threatening voicemail. An officer called the reporting party by phone, and the issue was addressed.

– Someone found a lost wallet and turned it into the police department around 11 a.m. Officers were able to identify and contact the owner.

– Officers attempted to locate a driver that allegedly tossed a cigarette out their car window on Warner Avenue around 5:45 p.m.; the vehicle in question could not be found.

– Around 9:30 p.m., officers came across a verbal dispute in the QFC parking lot. The issue was settled on contact.

Sept. 17

– Officers were called around 10:30 a.m. to a report of a strange man in the back yard of a Becky Avenue E residence. Officers arrived and determined the man in question was an HOA worker.

– The King County Sheriff’s Department called around 1 p.m. regarding a stolen car from Fred’s Towing Service. Officers were able to locate the vehicle.

– A Becky Avenue E resident called officers around 2 p.m. to report a package stolen from her front porch. Officers responded and took a report.

– A stolen boat and trailer were reported from the Rainier Trails storage area around 7:30 p.m. Officers responded and took a report.

– Officers responded to a man vaping inside the Safeway and refusing to leave around 11 p.m. When they arrived on the scene, the man had already departed.

– A report came in about men urinating on the side of Moore Avenue around 11:30 p.m. Officers responded but were unable to locate the individuals.

Sept. 18

– Officers were called out to SE 440th Street and Osceola Street N. about a large tree blocking the road, but no tree was found.

– Multiple reports of a domestic disturbance at the Chinook Avenue apartments around 5:30 a.m. Officers arrived on the scene and separated the parties involved.

– Officers helped move a tree out of the middle of Perry Court around 9 a.m.

– Around 11 a.m. the Enumclaw Fire Department requested an officer respond to a Roosevelt Avenue 911 call regarding a subject who was shot in the eye with a BB gun.

– Officers responded to a report of stolen license plates from a 244th Avenue SE residence around 3:45 p.m. One plate was recovered shortly, and the other was located by the Auburn PD around 8 p.m.

– Someone walked into the police department around 6:30 p.m. to turn in a BB gun to be destroyed.

– Officers responded to a report of two males verbally disputing in a Grand Fir Drive residence around 8:30 p.m. The parties were separated for the night.

– A report of a vehicle driving at a high rate of speed down Chinook Avenue around 11 p.m. had officers combing the area for the driver. The car was eventually found parked at a residence.


Sept. 13

– Officers were called to the Lake Sawyer Grocery Store around 8 p.m. to a report of a possible DUI driver in the area. The area was checked, but the suspect vehicle had already left.

– Not an hour later, cops were called again, this time to 3rd Avenue, for another possible DUI driver. Again, an area check resulted in negative results.

– Around 9 p.m., officers responded to a vehicle vs. pedestrian collision on Maple Valley-Black Diamond Road; the car in question hit a flagger in a construction zone. After arriving on scene, officers checked the victim and provided traffic control while the Washington State Patrol took responsibility for arresting the driver for DUI. The victim was transported to the hospital.

Sept. 14

– Officers were dispatched to a Palmer Place residence when someone spotted a subject trying to break into their truck close to midnight. The reporting party told officers the subject ran off without taking anything when they opened the door and set off the car alarm.

Sept. 15

– Valley Communications Radio contacted officers around 8 a.m. to report a theft from a car on Cumberland Way earlier in the day; the reporting party told officers it was his hunting equipment that was stolen.

Sept. 17

– Officers were dispatched to Baker Street to assist with a traffic problem around 2:30 p.m. Upon arriving at the scene, officers helped direct traffic through the Baker Street and 3rd Avenue intersection until the issue cleared.

Sept. 18

– A downed tree on Enumclaw-Black Diamond Road/SE Green Valley Road had officers providing traffic control for the WSP around midnight until the road was clear.

– Around 10 a.m., officers received a report of found property on SE 290th Street. After officers took possession of the property, it was determined the items were stoled from a car on 218th Avenue SE.

– A loud party on 3rd Avenue got the attention of officers around 9 p.m. Upon arrival, officers told the subjects to shut the party down and informed them of the local noise ordinances.