Halloween gropings | FW crime blotter

The Federal Way Police Department is located at 33325 8th Ave. S. Call (253) 835-6700. - Courtesy image
The Federal Way Police Department is located at 33325 8th Ave. S. Call (253) 835-6700.
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Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log:

• Trouble at Wild Waves: At 12:07 a.m. Oct. 27 in the 36000 block of Enchanted Parkway South, a juvenile female accused a juvenile male of groping her while they waited in line at Wild Waves Theme Park during the park's annual Fright Fest.

• Woman groped: At 4:08 p.m. Oct. 25 at an unknown address, a man reported that his wife had been groped at a Halloween party they attended. The report notes the wife was unwilling to speak to police about the incident.

• Assault at bar: At 1:36 a.m. Oct. 27 in the 27000 block of Pacific Highway South, a victim was assaulted by three males. The report notes the assault took place as the victim exited a bar.

• Man arrested for heroin possession: At 2:17 a.m. Oct. 27 in the 33000 block of Pacific Highway South, a man was contacted by police as he exited a business. A subsequent "pat down" of the man revealed he was carrying a small amount of heroin, along with related paraphernalia. The report notes the man also had two different prescription drugs in his possession at the time of his arrest.

• Cruiser tire popped: At 10:34 a.m. Oct. 26 in the 36000 block of Enchanted Parkway South, a patrol officer noticed one of his cruiser's tires had low air pressure. A subsequent examination of the tire revealed an intentional puncture in the tire's sidewall.

• Camera stolen: At 9:29 a.m. Oct. 27 in the 35000 block of 1st Avenue South, a resident at a care facility reported to family that someone had entered her room as she showered and stole a small digital camera in her room. The report notes there was no sign of forced entry into the room.

• Apartment burglarized: At 12:16 p.m. Oct. 27 in the 2500 block of South 286th Street, a woman went to a neighbor's apartment to watch football, thinking the Seahawks were playing on Sunday. The woman left her apartment unsecured, the report notes. When the woman realized the Seahawks game was on Monday, she returned to her apartment to discover that unknown suspects had entered and stolen her laptop computer and her purse.

• Stolen cellphone: At 2:35 p.m. Oct. 19 in the 35000 block of 16th Avenue South, a man's cellphone was stolen by unknown suspects. According to the report, an unknown individual called the man and offered to sell him back his stolen phone. The report notes the caller was contacted, and that the caller said he had bought the victim's cellphone from an unknown individual in Olympia.

• Counterfeit bills used to buy iPad: At 5:38 p.m. Oct. 27 in the 31000 block of Pacific Highway South, a man reported that a private buyer he had met with had used counterfeit bills to buy his iPad. According to the report, the suspect was able to leave the area before the victim realized he had been given counterfeit bills.

• TV and game system stolen: At 5:51 p.m. Oct. 27 in the 900 block of SW Campus Drive, a woman contacted police regarding the theft of her television and Xbox gaming system. According to the report, the woman believed that two men, who she only knew by "street" names, and who had recently been staying at her residence with her permission, were likely responsible for the thefts.


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