Cops lose dog after rescuing it from hot car | Federal Way crime blotter
July 25, 2011 · Updated 6:02 PM
Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log:
• Animal cruelty: At 2:22 p.m. July 23 in the 36000 block of Enchanted Parkway, police were dispatched for a dog in a car during hot weather. When police arrived the internal temperature of the car was 131 degrees, according to the police report. Police forced entry into the vehicle and released the dog, which was eventually lost during the transfer, according to the report. The owner was notified and charged with confinement in an unsafe manner.
• Machete and a shoe: At 7:21 p.m. July 22 in the 33000 block of 38th Place Southwest, police were called after a mother and son got into an argument over the son coming over to her home unannounced, according to the police report. After the son gathered up his belongings, the argument escalated and the mother attempted to hit him with a shoe, according to the report. The son then grabbed a machete-style knife and taunted his mother in an attempt to assault her, the report said. There were no injuries.
• Assault: At 12:44 p.m. July 22 in the 34000 block of Hoyt Road Southwest, a victim stated that an unknown male in his mid- to late-teens ran across the street from a business and punched him in the face, according to the police report. The suspect and a friend then fled on foot toward a QFC. The victim said that he could identify the male if he sees him again.
• Miscommunication: At 4:32 p.m. July 22 in the 2000 block of Southwest 334th Place, police were called to a domestic dispute after a boyfriend and girlfriend got into an argument over what was said on a TV show, according to the police report. The couple have been dating approximately eight months, according to the report. The argument was verbal only.
• Quite a sendoff: At 2:06 a.m. July 23 in the 30000 block of 6th Avenue Southwest, police were dispatched to a party that a homeowner was throwing for their son, who was joining the military. During the party, the son’s aunt and uncle were in an argument and the aunt tried to drive her children home, although she was extremely intoxicated, according to the police report. The parties were separated and the woman’s brother came to pick her up and the kids stayed at the house with their father, according to the report.
• Domestic violence: At 1:41 a.m. July 23 in the 35000 block of 25th Avenue Southwest, police responded to a man grabbing a woman around the neck and choking her, according to the police report. The woman’s son was present and witnessed the attack. The man was arrested and booked on domestic violence.
• Argument: At 5:18 p.m. July 24 in the 34000 block of 28th Place Southwest, children called 911 because their mother and father were in an argument over the placement of their cat’s litter box, according to the police report. The argument was verbal only and there were no signs of injury.
• Domestic violence: At 9:48 p.m. July 24 in the 31000 block of 7th Avenue South, police were called after a man came to his ex-girlfriend’s home to bring his three children some toys, according to the police report. The woman told the man to leave and he refused. The man then pushed her down and repeatedly punched her in the face, according to the report. The man was arrested for assault.
• No answer: At 9:34 p.m. July 24 in the 32000 block of 28th Avenue Southwest, police responded to a domestic dispute between two children and their mother. The dispute centered on the mother not answering her cellphone during church, according to the police report. The dispute was verbal only.
• Siphoning gas: At 2:14 a.m. July 24 in the 33000 block of Weyerhaeuser Way, a white pickup truck was seen by security on Weyerhaeuser property. When the occupants were contacted, they claimed they were lost, according to the police report. Security later discovered that somebody had been siphoning gas from Weyerhaeuser vehicles. It’s believed that the person in the pickup was the one siphoning the gas, according to the report. Police have no suspect information.