Knife turned over at Truman High School | Federal Way crime blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log:

Knife found: On Nov. 3, at 10:53 a.m., in the 31000 block of 28th Avenue South, a knife was turned over to police at Truman High School. According to the police report, a custodian had found the knife the previous day in a boys bathroom after school was out. The knife was disposed of by the police department.

Tools stolen: On Nov. 2, at 11:05 a.m., in the 30000 block of 10th Avenue South, it was reported that a number of tools were stolen from a work site. According to the police report, the tools were stolen from a building that is currently under renovation. An unlocked window was used to gain entry into the building.

Mom spills coffee: On Nov. 3, at 2:10 p.m., in the 600 block of 316th Street, the reporting party informed police they had an argument with their mother. According to the police report, the reporting party feels his mother may have dementia because she tipped over her cup of coffee and then “smirked about it.”.

Stolen bike: On Nov. 3, at 4:44 p.m., in the 2400 block of Sothwest 333rd Street, the victim reported their bicycle had been stolen. According to the police report, a chain that was used to secure the bike to the pole of a carport had been cut through. The victim believed the bike may have been stolen by local youths, although the police reported the victim had no evidence to substantiate those claims.

Break-in foiled: On Nov. 3, at 6:46 p.m., in the 35000 block of 6th Avenue Southwest, the reporting party heard noises outside of their home. Upon investigating the noises, they found an unknown suspect attempting to use a pry bar to break into their camper. The suspect fled upon the owners arrival, and the victim was unable to identify any distinguishing features of the suspect.

Just stick your arm through: On Nov. 1, at 7:32 a.m., in the 34000 block of Pacific Highway South, it was reported someone had broken into a building. According to the police report, the suspect broke out a small window and reached their arm through it to steal a laptop computer valued at approximately $1,000.

Tossing rocks: On Nov. 1, at 5:16 a.m., in the 30000 block of 6th Avenue Southwest, the suspect was seen throwing a rock through a window in a home. According to the police report, a witness was able to verify this, and the suspect was arrested.

Bank account fraud: On Nov. 1, at 11:00 a.m., in the 35000 block of 25th Avenue Southwest, the victim reported someone had accessed their banking account without authorization. According to the police report, checks deposited into the victim’s account were made to look like paychecks. The victim was uncertain of how their account had been compromised.


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