Burglar Suspect Eludes K9 and Helicopter Search, Suspicious Roof Inspectors and a Chimney Fire in Nov. 14 Blotter

A roundup of Enumclaw police reports from Wednesday, Nov. 14.

Burglar Search: Police responded to the 700 block of Wallace Avenue at 3:34 p.m. on a report that an attempted residential burglary had occurred within the last 20 minutes. Someone entered the homeowner's backyard and tried to break into the home by pulling off a window screen, but the suspect fled when the homeowner heard the noise. Police secured a perimeter in search of the suspect, with assistance from Kent police K913 and a Guardian One helicopter that happened to be flying and so was available to help, Enumclaw Police Capt. Bob Huebler said. They were unable to locate the suspect but Huebler said on Thursday investigators were still actively following up on tips and citizen reports. No one was hurt in the incident or search.

Chimney Fire: Police assisted Enumclaw fire with traffic control as they responded to a chimney fire at a home on the 1400 block of Merritt Avenue at 7:04 p.m.

Suspicious Solicitor: Police received two reports between 7:40 p.m. and 8:02 p.m. that some men was going door to door in the area of the 1000 block of Florence Street and on the 1200 block of Louise Court, trying to sell roof inspection services but could not provide documentation or proof that their business was legit.

Juvenile Arrest: Police arrested a teen for minor in possession after responding to a reported domestic dispute at a location on the 1200 block of Division Street at 8:14 p.m. The dispute was verbal only.


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