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Illegal dumping leads to arrest | FW crime blotter
Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log:
• Illegal dumping complaint leads to warrant arrest: At 2:04 a.m. Oct. 6 in the 32000 block of 45th Place SW, police contacted a suspect regarding an illegal dumping complaint. According to the report, the suspect gave a fake name, then attempted to flee the area before he was detained by police. A check on the suspect led to the discovery that the suspect had an active warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia. The suspect was arrested.
• Shots fired: At 1:59 a.m. Oct. 6 in the 2300 block of SW 336th Street, police responded to a call about a fight at a bar. Upon arrival, police were informed that unknown suspects fired shots into the air from a vehicle as the vehicle left the bar. The report notes that six shell casings were recovered from the parking lot.
• Knife pulled at birthday party: At 8:51 a.m. Oct. 6 in the 32000 block of 19th Place South, a man went to his ex-girlfriend's residence to celebrate their son's birthday. According to the report, the man threatened a fellow party guest with a knife before fleeing the scene to an unknown location.
• Child sneaks out of car: At 12:22 p.m. Oct. 6 in the 29000 block of Pacific Highway South, a woman stopped at a gas station to ask for directions and for help with the GPS function on her phone. While in the process of doing this, the woman's 5-year-old granddaughter got out of the car without the woman seeing. The woman then drove off without realizing the child had exited the vehicle. According to the report, a couple of onlookers noticed this and tended to the child until the woman came back for her.
• Storage unit break-in: At 1:26 p.m. Oct. 6 in the 32000 block of Pacific Highway South, a woman reported that unknown suspects had broken into her storage unit and stole approximately $2,000 in items from the unit.
• Mother and daughter fight: At 2:39 p.m. Oct. 6 in the 2600 block of SW 343rd Street, a woman and her teenage daughter got into an argument. According to the report, the daughter wanted to go out with her boyfriend, but the mother refused because the daughter had failed to mow the yard. The daughter became upset and agitated, at which time the mother slapped her. The report notes no crime was committed.
• Expired tabs, no license: At 6:48 p.m. Oct. 6 in the 34000 block of Pacific Highway South, a vehicle was pulled over for expired tabs. A check of the driver showed the driver was driving on a suspended license. The report notes the driver was cited, and the vehicle was securely parked on the side of the roadway where police had pulled it over.
• Man makes strange discovery in ex-roommate's box: At 7:49 p.m. Oct. 6 in the 33000 block of 28th Place SW, a man found a box of stuff that belonged to his ex-roommate. According to the report, the box appeared to contain illegal steroids. The man turned the box over to police for safe keeping.
• Traffic violation nabs Missouri fugitive: At 10:12 p.m. Oct. 6 in the 100 block of South 328th Street, police pulled over a car for a traffic violation. A check of the driver came back showing the driver was wanted in Missouri. The driver was arrested and booked into King County Jail.
• Man removed from bus: At 2:37 a.m. Oct. 5, in the 31000 block of 23rd Avenue South, police were requested to remove an uncooperative man from a bus. Police were able to get the man off the bus, and a records check showed the man had two active warrants. The man was arrested without incident.