Enumclaw, Black Diamond police blotter | Sept. 5 – 12


September 11

– Police checked on the welfare of a known subject who had been drinking. Medical personnel were called to Stevenson Avenue and Railroad Street and the individual was turned over to the aid crew.

– A resident was reported missing from a city assisted living facility. The situation was resolved while police were at the scene; the resident had gone to dinner with friends who failed to follow the “check out” procedure.

– A citizen arrived at the police station lobby, complaining about semi-trucks parking/loading at a Blake Street location and causing traffic hazards. Police contacted the business responsible for the trucks; the freight company was to be contacted about no longer parking in the area.

– An officer traveled to Des Moines to pick up an inmate at the SCORE jail. The individual was brought to Enumclaw and booked into the city jail.

September 10

– City police were contacted by an Auburn woman, whose daughter had reportedly been in Enumclaw the day before. The mother wanted to file a missing-person report. During the reporting process, it was learned that the daughter’s car had been impounded in Yakima; the daughter, also an Auburn resident, was deceased in her vehicle.

September 9

– Police were told of an unwanted person at the Enumclaw library. The individual was contacted and officially trespassed from the library for 45 days.

– Police responded to a city grocery store at 2:30 a.m. after hearing of a shoplifting incident. The suspect had fled on foot but was soon located at a nearby fast-food restaurant. The suspect was trespassed from the store. A driver involved in the incident was cited and released for operating a vehicle without a valid license. The vehicle was impounded.

September 8

– Police responded shortly before midnight to a Roosevelt Avenue address after hearing that a no-contact order had been violated. The suspect was booked into the city jail.

– A domestic dispute between two individuals escalated, prompting a police response at 9:05 p.m. to a Chinook Avenue address. The incident had turned physical and a suspect was taken to jail.

– City police were called at 1:31 a.m. to assist a citizen at the White River Campground. Transportation was provided to Enumclaw.

September 7

– An officer responded to a Roosevelt Avenue location after hearing of an intoxicated person. The suspect was arrested, transported and booked into the city jail for making a false statement to a public servant.

– A 10 a.m. traffic stop in the vicinity of Montgomery Park resulted in the driver being arrested for resisting and failure to obey and officer. The driver was transported and booked into the city jail while the vehicle was impounded.

September 6

– Police were notified at 10:14 a.m. by a taxi driver who reported an individual had not paid for the cab service. The suspect was arrested, transported and booked into the city jail.

September 5

– An officer was contacted regarding an assault that reportedly occurred about 8 p.m. at a Roosevelt Avenue location. A statement was taken but a possible suspect could not be located.

– A 9 a.m. fight in the Enumclaw Police Department dayroom was broken up by a jailer.

– A citizen told police at 3:30 p.m. of a verbal argument between individuals at a Stevenson Avenue location. An officer was able to diffuse the situation.


September 12

– A citizen registered a traffic complaint surrounding a neighbor’s home-building project. The caller said construction equipment was blocking a portion of 232nd Avenue Southeast. Officers responded, determined there was no other place the equipment could be parked and further decided it was not a traffic hazard.

September 11

– Things developed quickly after police were dispatched at 4:15 p.m. to a domestic assault in the 32300 block of Fifth Avenue. The suspect fled on foot but was located, and arrested, in nearby woods. He was then taken by ambulance to Enumclaw’s St. Elizabeth Hospital after making suicidal threats. Assault charges were to be filed with the court.

– Police responded just after 8 p.m. following a report of a suspicious person in the 32400 block of First Avenue. Officers made contact with the individual, who they recognized as a local transient. He was asked to leave, he complied and police cleared the scene.

– A citizen reported the theft of four wheels and tires from an open carport. There were no immediate suspects.

September 10

– It was just after noon when an individual was walking a trail in the Ten Trails development and found what he believed to be a human skull. The citizen directed police to the location, where they confirmed it was a human head. The King County Major Crimes Unit responded and took control of the investigation.

– At approximately 10:15 a.m. a female arrived at the police station, reporting she had found a vial of cocaine in the dryer at her residence. None of her roommates claimed ownership. The cocaine was taken and planned for destruction.

September 9

– Police responded at 7:30 p.m. to a residence in the 32300 block of Fifth Avenue after hearing of a verbal domestic dispute. The caller’s son, who does not live at the residence, was refusing the leave. However, by the time police arrive he had left. Officers determined no crime had been committed.

– The owner of property in the 30700 block of Third Avenue reported a boat had been abandoned on the property. An officer attempted to determine who left the boat but was unsuccessful. Because it was on private property it was to be removed by the property owner.

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