Man arrested for public urination | Bonney Lake and Sumner Police Blotter

All subjects in the police blotter are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

All subjects in the police blotter are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Bonney Lake

Jan. 16

Theft: Officers responded to a state Route 410 East grocery store on the report of stolen wood pallets from behind the building. The reporting person said the issue was ongoing and most of the current case was caught on a surveillance camera. An officer located the suspect vehicle and conducted a traffic stop, at which point the suspects were identified as those from the surveillance footage. They were arrested for theft in the third degree and booked into Enumclaw jail.

Jan. 19

Collision: Officers were dispatched to the intersection of SR 410 and Sky Island Drive for a two vehicle collision. The driver of one vehicle was seen fleeing the scene on foot. Witnesses reported the causing driver appeared intoxicated. Officers were unable to locate the suspect but later that night, he reported the involved vehicle as stolen, at which point he was arrested for confirmed warrants and was questioned regarding the alleged theft and collision. He denied involvement but witnesses were able to place him at the scene.

Jan. 22

Stolen Tanks: An officer responded to the report of stolen propane tanks from a Bonney Lake store, the night before. No suspect information was available at the time of report.

Identity Theft: A Bonney Lake resident reported a fraudulent department store credit card opened in his name. He was issued a case number but no additional information was available at the time of report.

Eluding Police: Officers attempted to stop a vehicle for reckless driving. The vehicle eventually stopped in front of a residence and the driver fled on foot. Officers conducted a search of the area assisted by a Pierce County Sheriff K-9 unit. The suspect was found at his home and was detained without incident.

Jan. 23

Construction Site Burglary: An officer responded to the report of a theft at a commercial construction site. Several tools and other items were stolen from a locked storage container. No suspect information was available the time of report.

Jan. 25

Warrant: A patrol officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle which was speeding through a parking lot. The driver was arrested for the possession of a misdemeanor warrant out of Pierce County.

Vehicle Prowl: A resident of 68th Street East reported a vehicle break-in that occurred the night before. The vehicle’s window was smashed in and a GPS device was stolen. No suspect information was available.

Shoplifting: An officer responded to a SR 410 retail store for the report of two shoplifters in custody. The female subject was arrested for an existing warrant and the male subject was issued a citation for theft in the third degree, before being released at the scene.

Driving Under the Influence: At about 11:50 p.m., a vehicle was pulled over for “fishtailing” and speeding. Upon contact, the driver was found to be under the influence and was arrested for DUI. The vehicle was towed and the passenger was provided courtesy transport to her home.

Jan. 26

Emphasis Patrol: Shortly after 1 a.m, a Bonney Lake officer participating in the Pierce County DUI emphasis patrol assisted a possible DUI stop in Orting. The driver was stopped for improper lane travel and performed poorly on Standard Field Sobriety Tests. He was arrested for DUI and his vehicle was towed.

Assault: Officers responded to the report of an assault in progress. The subject intitially attempted to flee but returned as an officer began following in his vehicle. The reporting person said the subject demanded a ride and when he wouldn’t provide one, the subject began to physically assault him. The subject then jumped onto a vehicle, smashed in a window and proceeded to contact the reporting person’s neighbor, at which point 911 was called. The neighbor attempted to diffuse the situation but was slapped on the back of the head by the subject. During investigation, the subject was detained in an officer’s patrol vehicle and acting erratically. He was transported to an area hospital, where an extensive evaluation was performed. At the time of report, it was unknown if the subject was to be released, but if so, would be charged with two counts of assault, one count of burglary, and one count of vandalism.

Jan. 27

Theft of an Antique: An officer responded to 181st Avenue East for the report of an antique item stolen from the home’s front yard. No suspect information was available, but the reporting person believes it two people were pretending to work for a tree company and had been canvassing the area. He was advised to monitor Craigslist for the item and was issued a case number.

Juvenile Domestic Violence: Officers responded to a home for the report of assault by a juvenile male against his younger sister. Police were familiar with the juvenile from several prior interactions. He was arrested for assault in the fourth degree, domestic violence, and transported to Remann Hall.

Unlocked Vehicle: An officer was dispatched to an area movie theater for the report of theft from a vehicle. The suspect entered the vehicle through the rear, which had been left unlocked. No suspect information was available at the time of report.


Jan. 14

Mother Daughter Scuffle: Officer responded to the report of a mother and daughter that were arguing over the daughter’s refusal to attend school. The argument continued to escalate, with intermittent shoving matches, until the police were called to intervene. Both subjects appeared to be at equal fault. Officers spoke to the duo and explained the inappropriateness of their behavior and no charges were filed.

Jan. 15

Threats against a Librarian: A local library reported the discovery of written threats to sexually assault a librarian and bomb the building. The book, a history account meant for young readers, had never been checked out. The incident was reported for informational purposes. No further action was reported.

Jan. 19

Security Check: During a security check at a local bar, an officer observed a man urinating on a wall of the building. The man was asked initially cooperative but when asked for identification, he became aggressive toward the officer. He was placed in handcuffs until he calmed down and was then cited for urinating in public before being released at the scene.

Jan. 21

Burglary: A resident called to report an interrupted burglary at his home. Upon investigation, officers found items left behind by the burglar but were unable to locate a suspect.

Jan. 24

Trespassed Person: An officer responded to the high school for the report of a subject contacting students, even though he was previously trespassed from the property. Officers located the subject during an area check. Suspected drugs and paraphernalia were found on his person.