Theft victim launches hot pursuit | Federal Way crime blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log:

• Citizen tries hot pursuit: At 5:04 a.m. Nov. 27 in the 35000 block of 27th Avenue SW, a victim reported his car had been stolen from in front of his residence. According to the police report, the victim attempted to follow the suspect in another vehicle, but eventually lost the suspect in the attempted pursuit.

• Father and son argue: At 9:58 a.m. Nov. 27 in the 2700 block of SW 330th Street, police responded to a call regarding an argument between a father and son. According to the report, the two had gotten into an argument. During the argument, the son picked up a knife and threatened his father with it. By the time police arrived, the son had left the scene, but was located nearby. During the son’s arrest, a bag of marijuana and related paraphernalia were found on him.

• Busted car windows: At 4:12 p.m. Nov. 27 in the 5000 block of SW 317th Lane, the victim reported someone had broken two windows in the victim’s vehicle by throwing rocks through them. According to the police report, the victim believed a neighboring resident in their apartment complex was responsible, but could not provide any information or witnesses to verify that claim.

• Sexual assault: At 5:50 p.m. Nov. 25 in the 100 block of South 336th Street, police responded to a sexual assault call. According to the police report, a woman claimed another, unknown woman had raped her.

• Big TV’s stolen: At 12:06 a.m. Nov. 26 in the 1900 block of SW Campus Drive, a victim’s residence was burglarized. According to the police report, the unknown suspects stole a 50-inch and 42-inch flatscreen TV, along with a PlayStation3 console and several games.

• Nice try: At 5:22 p.m. Nov. 26 in the 34000 block of 16th Avenue South, a suspect attempted to take a 40-inch flatscreen TV without paying. According to the police report, the suspect produced a receipt as proof of purchase, but was detained by asset protection officers. The receipt was later determined to be fraudulent and the suspect was arrested for theft.

• Aggressive begging: At 10:32 a.m. Nov. 25 in the 2100 block of SW 336th Street, a known individual was reported to be panhandling in front of a local business. Upon arrival, police officers noted that the suspect was panhandling in close proximity to an ATM. Witnesses told police how the individual was behaving when asking for money, and the suspect was arrested under the city’s aggressive begging code.

• RoundUp stolen: At 10:27 a.m. Nov. 25 in the 1600 block of South 348th Street, a victim reported their truck had been burglarized. According to the report, the victim parked the vehicle in the Motel 8 parking lot and went to bed. When the victim woke up in the morning, the victim noticed the vehicle had been broken into, and that two 2.5-gallon containers of RoundUp had been taken.


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