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Suspect breaks car window, dumps spoiled milk | Federal Way crime blotter
Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log:
• Malicious mischief: At 9:34 a.m. Jan. 9 in the 1900 block of SW 322nd Place, the victim reported the driver’s-side window of their vehicle had been broken out. According to the report, nothing was stolen from the vehicle, but instead, the unknown suspect poured spoiled milk all over the interior of the victim’s vehicle. The victim believed that a neighbor in the building may have been responsible, but had no proof to verify the claim.
• Illegal dumping: At 8:42 a.m. Jan. 9 in the 35000 block of Pacific Highway South, a Federal Way Public Schools bus driver reported seeing individuals illegally dumping a 55-gallon barrel full of waste oil. According to the report, the bus driver was able to get license plate numbers of two vehicles of the people illegally dumping the oil.
• Masked burglars: At 10:56 a.m. Jan. 9 in the 34000 block of 16h Avenue South, a business reported it had been broken into and burglarized. According to the report, the unknown suspects broke a window to gain entry. The suspects wore ski masks and used tools to break into the safe. They took a substantial amount of cash, according to the report.
• Breaking and entering just to smoke pot: At 11:41 a.m. Jan. 9 in the 27000 block of Pacific Highway South, an apartment complex reported one of its vacant units had been broken into. According to the report, the remains of what looked to be a marijuana blunt were found inside the apartment, and it appeared the unknown suspects had broken into the apartment solely for that purpose.
• Residential burglary: At 12:18 p.m. Jan. 9 in the 100 block of SW 301st Street, the victim reported their home had been burglarized. According to the report, the unknown suspects stole a large flat-screen TV, two laptop computers, an iPod and a large amount of jewelry.
• Another residential burglary: At 2:28 p.m. Jan. 9 in the 28000 block of 26th Avenue South, the victim reported their home had been burglarized. The report said the unknown suspects forced entry through a back door. The suspects took approximately $8,000 worth of items.
• Jewelry stolen: At 4:16 p.m. Jan. 9 in the 2000 block of South 292nd Street, the victim reported their home had been burglarized and that approximately $2,000 in jewelry was stolen. According to the report, this was the second burglary in the area on that day.
• Sparkler bomb: At 11:45 p.m. Jan. 9 in the 3000 block of South 288th Street, two security guards at a mobile home complex reported hearing a large explosion. According to the report, the remains of a sparkler bomb were found, and was most likely the cause of the noise.
• Give me my pigs feet: At 4:31 p.m. Jan. 8 in the 27000 block of Pacific Highway South, a woman called police to report an argument with her boyfriend. According to the report, the two were arguing over groceries, specifically a package of pigs feet.
• Get robbed, end up arrested: At 5:37 p.m. Jan. 8, in the 28000 block of Military Road South, a man reported to police that he had been forcibly robbed of his cellphone. According to the report, the man himself had an outstanding warrant for a previous incident, and was arrested because of that warrant.
• Guns and cash stolen: At 7:32 p.m. Jan. 8 in the 32000 block of 9th Avenue South, a man reported his home had been burglarized. According to the report, two 9-mm handguns and $3,000 in cash were taken.
• Impounded vehicle full of surprises: At 11:33 p.m. Jan. 8 in the 34000 block of 16th Avenue South, a truck was towed from the Wal-Mart parking lot. According to the report, the tow truck owner was clearing out the vehicle and discovered heroin, paraphernalia and a fake firearm. Other items in the truck were also thought to be stolen.