Shoplifter steals rom 11 Target stores | Federal Way Police Blotter

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Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log:

Mail theft: At 6:33 p.m. on Feb. 26 in the 30000 block of Third Ave. S., the victim reported that she was the victim of multiple instances of mail theft. The victim reported that she has found her mailbox open at odd times. The most recent report was generated when the victim confirmed that an Avon package was delivered, but she never received the package.

Wallet stolen: At 1:43 a.m. on March 2 in the 1900 block of S. Commons, the victim reported that her wallet, which contained $2,900, was stolen by unknown suspects. According to the report, the victim  forgot her wallet on a chair outside of the movie theater. She went to watch the movie, and by the time she returned, the wallet was gone.

Vehicle stolen: At 7:36 a.m. on March 2 in the 1700 block of SW 308th Place, the victim reported that unknown suspects had stolen his or her vehicle. According to the report, the victim turned his or her vehicle on to warm it up and went back inside his or her residence for approximately five minutes. In that five minutes, the unknown suspect(s) stole his or her vehicle.

Mother forced to restrain daughter: At 4:53 p.m. on March 2 in the 32000 block of 18th Ave., a couple’s juvenile daughter got into a heated argument with them. According to the report, the daughter threw multiple items around her bedroom. At that time, the mother physically restrained the daughter until she calmed down. According to the report, the daughter called 911 after being restrained, but the report notes no crime took place.

Bevy of counterfeit bills turned over: At 1:59 p.m. on March 1 in the 27000 block of Pacific Highway S., a manager of a McDonald’s store contacted police regarding 30-plus counterfeit bills the store has collected in the last two years. According to the report, police took the bills and stored them at Federal Way Police Department headquarters.

Dead cat: At 3:52 a.m. on March 1 in the 30000 block of Fifth Ave. SW, the victim reported finding their cat dead in their yard. According to the report, evidence seemed to point to the cat suffering violence before its death.

Mom and daughter fight after night of drinking: At 1:45 a.m. on Feb. 28 in the 27000 block of Pacific Highway S., a woman was arrested for assaulting her mother during a drunken argument. According to the report, the duo had been drinking amicably for most of the evening, until they got into a disagreement and the situation escalated.

Burglary: At 1:51 p.m. on Feb. 28 in the 35000 block of Sixth Ave. SW, unknown suspects entered the victim’s home and stole a laptop computer. According to the report, the suspect(s) gained entry through the resident’s front door. The report notes the family leaves the front door unlocked, due to a special needs member of the family living in the residence.

Care home residents fight: At 10:27 a.m. on Feb. 27 in the 100 block of S. 336th St., two residents of a care home were involved in a physical fight. According to the report, the outcome of the fight resulted in one having milk thrown on them, and the other suffering light scratches.

Drunk man: At 8:21 p.m. on Feb. 27 in the 31000 block of Pacific Highway S., employees of a Jack in the Box restaurant reported a man passed out in one of the restaurant’s booths. According to the report, the man was heavily intoxicated. The report also notes the man had a gallon bottle of Jack Daniels on his person, and that it appeared half the bottle was consumed. The man was transported to St. Francis hospital to be treated for his severe intoxication.

Felony theft: At 2:38 p.m. on Feb. 21 in the 2200 block of S. Commons, the suspect was arrested for shoplifting at Target. The suspect admitted to more than 11 thefts of Magic Trading Cards from Target stores in South King County. Federal Way police is working with Target Loss Prevention to file the case from all jurisdictions as a felony case. Each theft averaged $200, according to the Federal Way Police Department. The suspect was booked into Fife Jail on a Tacoma theft warrant.

Sexual assault: At 6:59 p.m. on Feb. 15 in the 100th block of 25th Ave. SW, a mother reported to police that she suspects her young daughter may have been sexually assaulted by her father during a visitation. The officer forwarded the case to the Detective Unit for follow-up investigation. The child was safe with her mother at the time of the report.


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