Mail thieves target wrong person | Federal Way crime blotter

To learn more about the Federal Way Police Department, contact (253) 835-6700. - Mirror file photo
To learn more about the Federal Way Police Department, contact (253) 835-6700.
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Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log:

• Mail thieves target wrong person: At 2:52 p.m. Aug. 25 in the 2100 block of SW 339th Street, the victim reported they hadn't been receiving mail for a few days. According to the report, the victim had set up video surveillance and reviewed the footage to discover two unknown males had been intercepting their mail. The report notes that a SafeCity alert was sent out in an attempt to identify the two suspects.

• Man suffers severe egg attack: At 8:59 a.m. Aug. 26 in the 1900 block of SW 329th Court, a man returned home to find the front of his house had been thoroughly egged. According to the report, the man was unable to clean the egg off of his house, and believed he would have to replace the wood boards. The man estimated this would cost him approximately $1,000. The man informed police he believed the egging might have been in response to a dispute his son is currently having with one of the neighborhood kids.

• Man worried his girlfriend would lie: At 12:20 a.m. Aug. 26 in the 31000 block of 14th Avenue South, a man contacted police and said he had an argument with his girlfriend, who is also the mother of his child. According to the report, the man wanted a record of contacting the police in case his girlfriend tried to report him for kidnapping.

• Homeless woman loses her friend: At 2:15 a.m. Aug. 26 in the 1500 block of South 328th Street, a homeless woman contacted police because her friend was unresponsive. Resuscitation attempts were made by responding medics but were unsuccessful. The woman's friend was declared dead.

• Rude awakening leads to arrest: At 2:36 a.m. Aug. 26 in the 2000 block of SW 304th Street, a man's girlfriend woke him up by forcibly slapping him across the face. The man reported the slap to police, and the girlfriend was arrested and booked into the SCORE jail.

• Dine n' dash at Denny's: At 5:50 a.m. Aug. 26 in the 34000 block of 16th Avenue South, a man and three associates ate a meal at Denny's and did not pay for it before leaving.

• Expired tabs will get you every time: At 4:46 a.m. Aug. 25 in the 28000 block of Military Road South, police pulled over a vehicle for expired tabs. According to the report, the vehicle's two occupants both came back with warrants, and the driver also had previous traffic infractions on their record. Both the driver and passenger were arrested.

• Easy burglary target: At 7:59 a.m. Aug. 22 in the 4400 block of South 330th Place, an unknown suspect broke into a development's "model home" and stole approximately $3,500 worth of items.

• Fake $50 bill: At 11 a.m. Aug. 25 in the 36000 block of Enchanted Parkway South, a Wild Waves Theme Park patron attempted to pay using a counterfeit $50 bill. According to the report, the patron indicated they had received the bill as change from the Pierce County Fair. The patron had no criminal background and was left to leave, while police confiscated the bill for evidence.

• Security spooks druggies: At 10:11 p.m. Aug. 25 in the 3600 block of SW 336th Street, Federal Way School Security discovered two unknown suspects using drugs on an undisclosed school property. According to the report, the two suspects fled upon being discovered by the security officer. The two suspects left their drugs behind, which were confiscated by police.


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