Juvenile with sword stabs woman in neck | Federal Way crime blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log:

• Mini sword to the neck: At 4:48 p.m. April 16 in the 2900 block of Southwest 339th Street, police were called after a woman was inadvertently stabbed in the right side of her neck by a sword. According to the police report, one juvenile was showing/intimidating another juvenile with a BB gun, while the other was showing/intimidating with a mini sword. An argument erupted between the juveniles, and the one with the BB gun put the one with the unsheathed mini sword in a headlock, the report said. While the juvenile was in the headlock and flailing around, the woman was inadvertently stabbed in the neck with the mini sword. There were no arrests after everyone was interviewed, according to the report.

• Burrito bandit: At 1:31 p.m. April 14 at a business in the 100 block of Southwest 312th Street, an employee reported that a burrito had been stolen. According to the report, three females entered the 7-Eleven and one of them, described as heavy-set, grabbed a magazine and two burritos and attempted to leave without paying for them. The employee was able to take the magazine and one of the burritos from the heavy-set suspect, who escaped with one burrito. The three females then got on a Metro bus and left the area.

• Who is Paulo?: At 11:32 p.m. April 12 in the 32000 block of 20th Lane Southwest, a woman called police to report a verbal argument between her and her live-in boyfriend, whom she knows as “Paulo.” The woman was unsure of his last name and didn’t know his birthday, according to the police report. When police asked her for a piece of mail to get his last name, the woman replied that “he doesn’t receive mail.” There were no injuries reported and the woman was left with a domestic violence pamphlet.

• Assault: At 10:45 p.m. April 13 in the 31000 block of 1st Place South, a woman contacted police to report that her daughter’s boyfriend had strangled her. The mother also reported that the man punched her in the face when she attempted to intervene. The suspect fled in a truck to his residence, according to the report. Police used a K-9 officer to pursue the suspect, but that was unsuccessful.

• No employee of the month plaque: At 11:55 a.m. April 13 in the 1000 block of South 336th Street, a man called 911 to have police remove an employee that he terminated. The employee was not leaving the business and was making a scene, the report said. When police arrived, they found furniture overturned and the woman would not listen to them. The boss did not want to press charges and just wanted the former employee off the premises, according to the report.

• Stolen vehicles: At 11:17 p.m. April 14 in the 36000 block of 1st Place South, police contacted a male who was in a truck in a parking lot. It was later determined that the truck was stolen, according to the report. The suspect also admitted to police that he stole five other cars throughout the area. All the vehicles were recovered from different police agencies, the report said.

• Assault: At 11:58 p.m. April 15 in the 35000 block of 16th Avenue South, a woman reported a man kicked down her apartment door and assaulted her. She also reported that the suspect threw a rock through her apartment windows, causing them to break. The suspect fled on foot and was later found and arrested. He was transported to the Fife jail.

• Burglary: At 4:30 p.m. April 16 in the 900 block of Southwest Campus Drive, a man reported to police that an unknown suspect entered his apartment and took over $1,600 worth of electronics, including a laptop, TV, DVD player, Nintendo Wii and Blackberry, as well as a gold ring.

• Bullied at school: At 5:30 p.m. April 15 at Green Gables Elementary, a mother called police to report an assault that happened at school to her daughter. The mother told police that her daughter was assaulted by a mentally-handicapped student for the second time during gym class. After the first incident occurred in October 2010, the mother called the school’s principal and later the school district to get a written anti-bully order.


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