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Man offers to kill someone | Federal Way crime blotter

The Federal Way police log is reported weekly in The Mirror. - Courtesy photo
The Federal Way police log is reported weekly in The Mirror.
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Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log:

• Man's strange statement gets him arrested: At 2:53 p.m. May 19 in the 31000 block of Pacific Highway South, the reporting party indicated the suspect had offered to kill someone for him, if the reporting party so wished. The reporting party contacted police. Police ran a check on the suspect, and discovered an outstanding felony warrant from California. The police report notes that Alameda County, Calif., agreed to extradite the suspect back to California.

• Son takes one for Mom: At 4:31 p.m. May 19 in the 1900 block of SW Campus Drive, a 14-year-old male was punched in the nose by his mother's ex-boyfriend. According to the report, visible swelling from the punch occurred almost immediately. The ex-boyfriend was arrested and booked for the assault.

• Idiot driver taken off the streets: At 2:59 a.m. May 20 in the 2300 block of South 320th Street, an officer witnessed a hit-and-run accident. According to the police report, the officer pulled over the driver for the hit-and-run, and discovered the driver to be DUI and also driving with a suspended license. The driver was cited for all three offenses.

• Brotherly brawl leads to arrest: At 2:42 a.m. May 20 in the 4900 block of SW 319th Lane, officers responded to a call of a domestic violence dispute. According to the report, two brothers were in a fight, resulting in one being punched in the face. The brother responsible for the punching readily admitted it, and was arrested and booked into the SCORE jail facility.

• Man finds surprise after long vacation: At 6:38 a.m. May 20 in the 700 block of SW 295th Street, a man returned home after a four-week vacation to find the locks on all his doors changed and a "keybox" installed on his front door. According to the report, the man had been renegotiating the terms of his mortgage with his bank before he left, but had not anticipated a foreclosure. The report notes it appeared to be an error by the man's bank that created the mix-up.

• Cabbie gets stiffed: At 2:24 p.m. May 20 in the 32000 block of 11th Place South, a cab driver reported that a customer had skipped out on a fare of $140.75.

• Checking account fraud: At 6:49 p.m. May 12 in the 33000 block of 8th Avenue South, the victim reported that their checking account had been accessed without permission. According to the report, the unknown suspect opened an account at Costco, then shopped for approximately $616 worth of goods there. The report also notes the unknown suspect wrote a check for $50 at Emerald Downs.

• Might as well take what you can find: At 9:43 p.m. May 20 in the 35000 block of Enchanted Parkway South, the victim's car was broken into while in the parking lot of a business. According to the report, a bag was stolen. The bag contained miscellaneous clothes and a $200 "facial cleansing system."

• Burglar leaves muddy footprints: At 9:37 p.m. May 19 in the 2600 block of SW 333rd Place, the victim came home to find a window open and muddy footprints throughout their house. According to the report, approximately $4,000 in jewelry was stolen by the unknown suspect.

 

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