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Fighter breaks wrist on mailbox | Federal Way crime blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log:

• Swing and a miss: At 5:32 p.m. Oct. 21 in the 35000 block of 14th Place South, police responded to a call about a fight. Upon arrival, police found the victim, who stated he had gotten in a fight with unknown subjects. According to the victim, he had tried to hit one of the unknown subjects but missed, instead hitting a mailbox, which broke his wrist.

• Car part theft: At 5:37 a.m. Oct. 26 in the 32000 block of 25th Avenue South, a victim reported that the pipe that connects the muffler to the engine of the victim’s car had been ripped from the vehicle.The victim noted that there were scrape marks on the muffler as well.

• Gucci purse: At 9:02 a.m. Oct. 27 in the 32000 block of 1st Avenue South, the victim reported her $300 Gucci purse, along with a cellphone, had been stolen from her car while it was parked in a parking lot. The police report notes the victim left the purse and phone in the car, and that the car was unlocked at the time of theft.

• Cordless drill taken: At 4:21 p.m. Oct. 27 in the 32000 block of 25th Avenue South, the reporting party called police to let them know a cordless drill had been stolen from a maintenance cart. According to the report, video surveillance footage of the crime was available. The footage showed a heavy-set white male and a female accomplice take the item from the maintenance cart. The report notes the duo appeared to be in their late 20s or early 30s.

• A little theft, a lot of trouble: At 1:45 p.m. Oct. 26 in the 1800 block of South Commons, the suspect was caught attempting to steal a pair of shoes valued at $34.99. The suspect was arrested. Upon a check of the subject, it was discovered the suspect had a $10,000 warrant out of Seattle, also for theft.

• EBT card fraud: At 5:36 p.m. Oct. 26 in the 100 block of SW Campus Drive, the victim reported her EBT card had been fraudulently used in the amount of $320. According to the police report, the victim felt an ex-boyfriend was likely responsible for the fraud.

• Prescription: At 8:21 p.m. Oct. 26 in the 1900 block of South 314th Street, police contacted a suspect regarding possible prescription medication fraud. According to the report, the suspect admitted to forging a prescription, and was placed under arrest.

 

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