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Man wields samurai sword with meth in pocket | Crime blotter
Following is sample from the Federal Way police log:
• Sword wielder: At 11:28 p.m. Feb. 6 in the 33600 block of 1st Avenue South, officers were dispatched to respond to a subject with a samurai sword. The man was arrested. Methamphetamine was found in his pocket.
• Purse theft: At 2:15 p.m. Feb. 1 in the 34500 block of 16th Avenue South, a woman’s purse was stolen from a shopping cart while she was shopping.
• Counterfeit fraud: At 1:32 p.m. Feb. 4 at 31601 Pacific Highway South, a suspect who purchased a camera at a Tacoma Best Buy using counterfeit cash attempted to return the camera at the Federal Way store.
• Missing jewelry: At 10:34 a.m. Feb. 4 in the 31600 block of 45th Place Southwest, a victim noticed $8,000 worth of jewelry missing from her home and reported the incident.
• Suspicious activity: At 2:31 a.m. Feb. 4 at 34724 Pacific Highway South, officers spotted a suspicious vehicle parked at a furniture store. The driver was found across the street and a syringe, with what police thought was heroin, was found inside the vehicle.
• Stolen television: At 1:54 p.m. Feb. 5 at 31601 Pacific Highway South, a victim reported his 42-inch flat screen television was stolen from the back of his truck while it was parked in the Best Buy parking lot.
• Credit card fraud: At 1:41 p.m. Feb. 5 in the 34500 block of 16th Avenue South, a victim reported an unknown suspect fraudulently used the victim’s credit card to make a $79 purchase after the victim’s wallet was lost in a store. The card was also used at Babies “R” Us to make a $1,100 purchase.
• Warrants: At 12:17 a.m. Feb. 6 in the 28800 block of Military Road South, a suspect was arrested for a pedestrian violation. The suspect had multiple active warrants.