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Late night munchies leads to crash, DUI at drive-thru | FW crime blotter

The Federal Way Police Department is located at 33325 8th Ave. S. Call (253) 835-6700. - Courtesy photo
The Federal Way Police Department is located at 33325 8th Ave. S. Call (253) 835-6700.
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Drunk driver at drive-thru: At 2:54 a.m. Dec. 1 in the 2300 block of South 320th Street, a witness reported the driver of a vehicle at a drive-thru appeared to be passed out behind the wheel. While police were en route, the driver drove their car off the side of the drive-thru lane. Subsequent field sobriety tests conducted by police on the driver showed the driver had a blood-alcohol level twice the legal limit.

Credit card fraud: At 12:11 a.m. Dec. 1 in the 1400 block of South 348th Street, a man reported that he believed his credit card information had been copied/stolen during a transaction at a Starbucks. The report notes the man held this belief because after the initial transaction, two unauthorized transactions on the card took place in Tukwila.

Cell phones stolen: At 5:43 a.m. Dec. 1 in the 30000 block of Pacific Highway South, it was reported that unknown suspects broke into a cell phone retailer and stole a number of phones and other pieces of merchandise from the store.

Mailboxes broken into: At 8:29 a.m. Dec. 1 in the 29000 block of Military Road South, residents of an apartment complex reported that unknown suspects broke into the complex's mailbox cluster. The report notes someone familiar with the apartment complex said this was the second time in a month this had happened.

Man's girlfriend runs into him with car: At 11:11 a.m. Dec. 1 in the 33000 block of 1st Way South, a man reported his girlfriend had intentionally stuck his vehicle with her vehicle, resulting in light injuries to the man. The report notes the girlfriend was later located and arrested.

Dine'n'Dash busted: At 11:50 p.m. Dec. 1 in the 1800 block of South 320th Street, several people were arrested when they attempted to walk out on a $200 bill at a restaurant.

Car prowls: At 8:31 a.m. Nov. 30 in the 32000 block of 23rd Avenue South, a patrolling officer discovered two vehicles that had been broken into. According to the report, the officer was unable to contact the registered owner of either vehicle at the time of his discovery.

Storage unit broken into: At 2:36 p.m. Nov. 30 in the 32000 block of Pacific Highway South, a woman reported that her storage unit had been broken into, and that two sets of silverware, valued at $10,000 each, had been stolen.

Man who tries to buy gas with counterfeit $20 asks for it back: At 12:44 a.m. Nov. 29 in the 27000 block of Pacific Highway South, an unknown suspect attempted to buy gas using a counterfeit $20 bill. When confronted by the clerk about the bill, the suspect asked for it back. The clerk refused, telling the suspect police were on the way, at which time the suspect fled the area.

Trombone stolen: At 10:40 a.m. Nov. 27 in the 200 block of South 317th Place, the victim reported that unknown suspects broke into their car and stole a trombone.

 

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