Plateau police blotter | July 7 – 27

The Enumclaw police blotter returns with a months-worth of reports.


July 16

– Officers located a 40 year-old homeless man in the wooded area near SR 165 and Ryan Road around 8 p.m. Police recognized the man and learned he had multiple warrants for his arrest in Enumclaw for malicious mischief, no contact order violation, resisting arrest, and vehicle prowl. He was arrested and a bag containing what appeared to be meth was confiscated.

July 17

– Sumner police arrested a 55 year-old female on Valley Avenue around 9:41 a.m. She had a warrant for a no contact order violation out of Buckley. Officers exchanged the woman.

July 20

– Police were dispatched to 3rd Street around 5:34 p.m. regarding a domestic assault. A 32 year-old man was arrested for assaulting his father and damaging property.

July 21

– Officers were called to Couls Avenue to search for a missing 14 year-old girl around 12:35 a.m. The girl was located by the library. She did not want to speak to officers but said she’d walk home.

July 23

– Police were called out to Cemetery Road around 9:19 a.m. to a suspicious person performing unauthorized maintenance and putting items in the dumpster. Officers contacted the man, who said he was cleaning his own gravesite.

July 24

– Officers were dispatched to a vehicle collision on Ryan Road and Division Street around 11:39 a.m. It was between a moving vehicle and a parked car. The owner of the parked car could not be located by the other driver, so officers assisted and eventually found them. Information was exchanged.


July 7

– Officers were contacted around 9:15 p.m. regarding a missing elderly man. Police cruised Garrett Street to search for him, but he was later contacted and discovered to be at home.

– A woman contacted police around 11:04 a.m. to report her brother missing. Officers found the man a day later, around 7:18 p.m., on SR 410 around mile post 76; his car had run out of gas.

July 8

– Police received a report around 6:16 p.m. that someone attempted to lure a minor into their car. Officers were unable to confirm the report.

– Officers attempted to locate a vehicle being recklessly driven in the Griffin Avenue/First Street area around 7:26 p.m. Further investigation showed this was part of an ongoing dispute between two known parties.

– A Cole Street business employee contacted police at the department around 8:21 p.m. to report being harassed. The subject in question had left the business before officers arrived.

July 9

– Officers responded to a four car collision on Highpoint Street and Griffin Avenue around 11:25 a.m.

– A traffic stop on SE 432nd Street and Division Street around 4:04 p.m.resulted in an arrest for not having a valid operator’s license.

– Police took a report of a dog biting another dog and a person on Marshall Avenue around 6:14 p.m.

– A traffic stop on Railroad Street and Monroe Avenue around 11:34 p.m. resulted in the driver being arrested for DUI.

July 10

– Officers arrested a subject around 10:29 pm. after his vehicle collided with a parked car on Harding Street.

– A traffic stop on Griffin Avenue and Rainier Avenue around 11:22 resulted in the driver being arrested for DUI.

July 11

– Police made contact with the driver of a vehicle who left their dog locked in the car while parked at Safeway around 8:01 p.m.

July 12

– Officers were called to Buckley for a possible burglary on Division Street around 2:17 a.m. Police located a subject who was having mental issues and took them home.

– Police were called to the Garret Street Starbucks to a report of people arguing around 1:57 p.m. Aid was called for one subject, who was treated for a medical issue.

July 14

– Officers were flagged down by two intoxicated subjects on Railroad Street and Griffin Avenue around 1:43 a.m. They were given a courtesy ride home.

– Police responded to a dispute in progress on Farrelly Street around 5:23 a.m. After speaking with the reporting party, the subject left; a protection order was provided.

– Officer fielded a theft report from Runland’s Grocery around 5:40 a.m. A subject was located and arrested.

– Police were on standby on Watson Street around 10:43 a.m. as King County Animal Control took several animals.

– A traffic stop on Cole Street and Monroe Avenue around 11 p.m. resulted in officers following the driver to the ER. The subject was mailed a citation for driving without a license.

July 15

– Police responded to a report of someone trying to pay for services at a Roosevelt business with fake money around 6:11 p.m.

– Officers were dispatched to Porter Street and Battersby Avenue to a report of one male and one female yelling at each other around 9:35 p.m. The male had a warrant and was taken to Auburn.

July 16

– A Florence Street resident called the police around 3:05 p.m. reporting being threatened by their landlord. Officers explained the options for a trespass letter or court order.

– Officers were called around 3:08 p.m. by a driver reporting almost being run off the road by another vehicle on Roosevelt Avenue and Watson Street N. Police contacted the other driver, who denied being involved in the incident. A warning was issued.

– A two vehicle crash on Roosevelt Avenue and Cole Street around 10:28 p.m. resulted in one driver being arrested for possible DUI.

– Police were dispatched to 284th Avenue SE around 10:40 p.m. to a fight in progress. The next day, an involved party member reported their wallet was taken. The wallet in question was found two days later in the overflow parking lot of the Expo Center. However, a credit card that did not belong to the owner was inside. Officers were able to call the owner of the credit card and left a voicemail.

July 17

– Someone called officers around 7:01 am. regarding yelling on Chinook Avenue. Police arrested a male subject for assault in the fourth degree.

– Police aided Enumclaw firefighters in locating a fire on the Foothills Trail around 10:27 a.m.

– Officers were called to Griffin Avenue around 7:05 p.m. to a report of two subjects attempting to make a purchase with fake money. The subjects were gone by the time police arrived, but would be trespassed if they return. Officers confiscated the fake money.

July 18

– Someone on Roosevelt Avenue asked police for help with a tire change around 1:06 a.m.

– Officers received a report of a recent vehicle theft on Myrtine Street around 3:18 a.m. The vehicle was located and returned.

– Police came across a vehicle on Garrett Street around 9:12 a.m. with plates that did not match. Officers also confirmed registration and DOL information did not match. It turned out to be a records issue, with information of this vehicle having been switched with another, both owned by the same family. Police advised they contact the DOL.

– Officers received a report of someone living out of a U-Haul in the Rainier View parking lot around 9:12 a.m. Police requested the woman move along.

– Police assisted King County deputies in a pursuit in progress on Porter Street around 2:31 p.m. The subject was arrested.

– Officers separated a fight in the Enumclaw jail around 4:37 p.m.

– A sword was found at the post office around 5:19 p.m. Police took possession.

– Officers received a report of an intoxicated subject taunting a driver on Roosevelt Avenue and Watson Street around 9:04 p.m. The vehicle had left by the time police arrived, and the subject did not want assistance.

July 19

– Police received a report of multiple subjects being shot with a BB gun on Bathke Avenue around 7:31 p.m. Officers searched the area but were unable to locate a suspect.

– A traffic stop on SR 410 and Cole Street around 10:04 p.m. resulted in the driver being arrested for a DUI.

July 20

– Another traffic stop, again on SR 410 around 2:22 a.m., resulted in a DUI arrest.

– Officers received a report of a stolen vehicle from Division Street around 6:57 a.m. The vehicle was located a couple blocks away without damage, and returned.

– A traffic stop on Railroad Street around 7:42 p.m. resulted in a DUI arrest.

– Police received a report of a rock slide cutting off access to SE 123 around 9:11 p.m. DOT was contacted and the highway closed until heavy equipment could move the rocks.

July 22

– A report came in about a subject who locked themselves in the downtown bathroom on Wells Street around 7:10 p.m. EFD responded before officers and the bathroom was unlocked.

– A traffic stop on Griffin Avenue and Pioneer Street resulted in a DUI arrest around 10:46 p.m.

July 24

– Officers received a report of a vehicle stolen off 388th Street around 8:48 a.m. The vehicle was recovered two days later in Lacey.

July 25

– Another traffic stop, this time on Adams Avenue and Porter Street, against resulted in a DUI around 2:38 a.m.

July 26

– Police went to Gamblin Motors around 9:18 a.m. to trespass a subject being verbally aggressive.

July 27

– A traffic stop on Fell Street and Marshall Avenue around 8:44 p.m. resulted in a DUI arrest.

– A report came in about illegal camping at McFarland Park around 9:05 p.m. Officers arrived and found the subjects were participants of the RAMROD bike race in the morning.

– Police were called to Battersby Avenue around 10:28 p.m. to a report of a screaming female. When officers arrived, the woman ran inside a residence and refused to speak to police.


July 18

– Officers were dispatched to Roberts Drive around 10:14 a.m. to a report of a trailer that separated from a truck. The driver ended up being cited for multiple violations, including not having a commercial driver’s license.

– Police responded to a report of a driver slumped over the wheel of their vehicle on Lake Sawyer Road around 12:46 p.m. Officers saw narcotics in the car. The driver fled while officers were talking to them, and police did not pursue.

– Officers were dispatched to 300th Street around 4:18 p.m. regarding a two-car collision blocking traffic. Both cars sustained moderate damage, and one driver was transported to be evaluated for an injury.

July 21

– Police received a suspicious person report around 10:12 a.m.; the caller said a person was trying to sell a kayak. When officers arrived at the Ten Trails Parkway area, they contacted a homeowner who bought said kayak, and someone had delivered it to their home.

– Officers were called about a commercial burglary on 3rd Avenue around 12:30 p.m. Police spoke with an employee who told them a white male pried two glass doors open to the facility around 4:45 p.m. on July 20, looking for anyone inside. The subject did not take anything. The manager allowed the subject to pay for the damage instead of the business filing charges. The subject was also trespassed.

July 22

– Police attempted a welfare check for a lost subject on Stuart Avenue around 12:23 p.m. Officers picked up the subject and drove around town, trying to find their family’s residence. A family member eventually contacted police, and the subject was returned.

July 23

– Officers were dispatched to 292nd Place around 5:34 p.m. for a possible CPR incident. When police arrived, the subject had regained consciousness and was transported to a hospital for evaluation.

– Police were called out to 3rd Avenue to an animal complaint. The employees of one business said dogs at a neighboring business charges at them when they take out the trash. The owner of the second business admitted the dogs get away from him sometimes, but he always calls them back, adding the first business is targeting him. The owner of the dogs was advised city code requires the dogs be leashed if they are not fenced in.

July 24

– Officers were again called to 292nd Place to a report of a CPR in progress around 3:42 p.m. The victim had a pulse but was unresponsive, and was transported to a hospital.