Police News Updated 8-8-17

Black Diamond

On July 22 at 7:28 p.m. on the 21800 block of SE 291st St., officers stopped a driver for a moving violation. Upon contact, the driver was found to have a suspended license as well as had a warrant. The driver was booked on the warrant.


On July 22 at 4:20 p.m. on the 32600 block of 5th Ave., officers were dispatched to a residence regarding a complaint about a party. Upon arrival, officers were able to determine that no crime was being committed, and that the homeowner had been hosting a wedding. The homeowner agreed to turn down the music, and officers cleared the scene.


On July 17 at 9:03 p.m. on the 29800 block of 232nd Ave. SE, officers were dispatched in regard to a report of a vehicle horn repeatedly sounding. Upon arrival in the area, officers were unable to hear anything, but did contact a homeowner who explained that he had been working on his vehicle which had a malfunction resulting in the horn sounding. He advised that he had fixed the problem, and there would be no further noise.


On July 14 at 7:36 p.m. on the 17400 block of SE 270th Pl., officers were dispatched to four juveniles creating a disturbance inside a business. When asked to leave they refused. Upon arrival, one male was contacted in the parking lot while the others were located in a nearby neighborhood. It was learned that the males were inside the business yelling and screaming with one of the males breaking a door to one of the bathroom stalls. All four males were trespassed.


On July 14 at 6:30 p.m. on the 17800 block of SE 267th Pl., an officer was dispatched for a burglary. Upon arrival, it was found that suspects entered a vacant residence by possibly breaking into a lockbox and taking the key to gain entry. Stolen items worth approximately $7,350 included a garbage can with the address of a previous job written on it, air tools, clamp, compressor, drill case with bits, an assortment of hand tools, lights, paint sprayer, plumbing tools, electric tools, storage box, and more.


On July 12 at 12:30 p.m. in the area of SE Auburn/Black Diamond and SE 336th, a male driver was stopped on a traffic violation. Check of the male revealed he had an outstanding warrant. After being issued a Notice of Infraction for No Valid Operator’s License – without ID, the male was booked into Enumclaw Jail.

King County

On July 23 at 2:50 p.m. on the 19400 block of SE 176th St., it was reported that a male was driving around a neighborhood possibly casing houses. The owner of the vehicle was contacted and questioned, however, nothing was found.


On July 23 at 4:19 a.m. on the 14700 block of SE Petrovitsky Rd., a vehicle was observed traveling faster than the posted speed limit and the rear license plate light was not working. As the deputy attempted to contact the driver, the driver sped up and went through a red light. The contact attempt was discontinued.


On July 22 at 1:22 a.m. on the 17200 block of 140th Ave. SE, a male was observed slumped over the wheel of a vehicle while taking up four parking places on a business parking lot. Upon contact, the engine was still running. When the male woke, he stepped on the gas pedal revving the engine. A strong odor of alcohol could be detected coming from the inside of the vehicle. When told to turn the vehicle off, the male had a challenging time. After refusing to give the deputy his name, the male was finally identified as having multiple misdemeanor warrants – two warrants for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) and Operating vehicle without ignition interlock. The male was booked into King County Jail on his warrants.


On July 20 at 5:35 p.m. on the 16300 block of 138th Ave. SE, a female was observed exiting a vehicle, walking up to a porch, stealing a package, and putting it in the trunk of her vehicle. The package contained sentimental items. A resident drove around the area and spotted the suspect vehicle parked in a driveway. Upon contact, an investigation revealed a male relative had borrowed the vehicle and his girlfriend was identified as the one who had stolen the package. Check of the male revealed he had a felony warrant for Theft, 2nd degree. The female was possibly identified as a suspect in fraud. The case is still under investigation.


On July 17 at 9 a.m. in the area of SE 252nd St. and Summit/Landsburg Rd., a driver was observed making an illegal U-turn. Upon contact, it was found that the male driver had a warrant for Department of Corrections Escape. The male was booked into the Regional Justice Center on his warrant.


On July 16 at 4:25 p.m. on the 27800 block of 187th Ave. SE, it was reported that someone broke a window out of a residence with a patio umbrella. Drawers were rifled through, with the only missing item being some loose change from a jar. A shed had its lock cut off and items stolen included a chainsaw and leaf blower.

Maple Valley

On July 15 at 1:33 a.m. in the area of SE 237th and Witte Rd. SE, two officers heard the sound of screeching tires while in a business parking lot and observed a driver performing multiple donuts by a business. Upon contact, when told he would be booked into Kent Jail, the male asked if something could be worked out where he just received a warning. He was advised that not only did he endanger himself, but also his two passengers and the business customers. Both passengers were released. During an investigation, a loaded handgun was found in the center console, however the male had a Concealed Carry Weapons (CCW) permit. The male was booked into jail.


On July 14 at 10:35 p.m. on the 22500 block of SE 261st St., a resident returned home to find a beheaded duck that had been thrown against his garage. Upon arrival, the duck had been removed and was nowhere to be found. Check of the area ended with negative results.


On July 9 at 7:15 p.m. on the 22500 block of SE 248th St., an officer was dispatched to an intoxicated male who was causing a disturbance in a public park. Upon arrival, three males were observed getting ready to leave and when asked about the male who was making a disturbance, they pointed to their friend. All three were advised that there was no alcohol allowed while at the park. Trespass letters were issued to all three. A sober family member was in the parking lot and willing to be the designated driver.


SCORE – South Correctional Entity

VUCSA – Violation of the Uniform Controlled Substance Act

VUFA – Violation Uniform Firearms Act

UPFA – Unlawful Possession of a Firearm

FTA – Failure to appear

NVOL – No Valid Operator’s License

NOI – Notice of Infraction

NCO – No Contact Order

DRE – Drug Recognition Expert

TMVWOP – Taking Motor Vehicle without Permission

HBD – Had Been Drinking

POE – Point of entry

SAR – Search and Rescue

CCP – Concealed Carry Permit

CCW – Concealed Carry Weapon

CPL – Concealed Pistol License

CT 1DG – Criminal Trespass, 1st degree