Child left alone drinks bottle of cough syrup | Federal Way Police Blotter

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Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log:

Woman accuses employer of stealing handicapped placard: At 11:48 a.m. on April 13 in the 2300 block of SW 336th St., the victim reported that she believed her employer had stolen the handicapped placard from her vehicle. The report notes the woman didn’t want to press charges, but simply wanted the placard back.

Trailer stolen: At 1 p.m. on April 13 in the 31000 block of Third Place SW, a woman reported that unknown suspects stole a trailer from in front of her residence.

Woman arrested, claims she was raped: At 2:28 p.m. on April 13 in the 35000 block of Pacific Highway South, police arrested a woman for possession of a stolen vehicle, violation of a no-contact order and for several outstanding warrants. According to the report, the woman indicated she had been raped earlier that day by an unknown male at the Siesta Motel on Pacific Highway. The report notes the woman was transported to a hospital for a rape kit and was also admitted to the hospital later in the day for an “unknown illness.” The woman successfully escaped police custody while at the hospital, according to the report.

Man robbed at Transit Center: At 5:58 p.m. on April 13 in the 31000 block of 23rd Ave. S., police were called to the Transit Center for a strong arm robbery report. The police made contact with the victim, who was uncooperative with police, the report notes. The man suffered injuries at the hands of his robbers, and also reacted in a similar manner when South King Fire and Rescue treated him for his injuries. The report notes the unknown suspects took his backpack and fled the area on foot.

Child ends up in hospital after drinking bottle of Dimetapp: At 11:03 p.m. on April 13 in the 33000 block of 27th Place SW, police were called to St Francis Hospital for a situation involving a four-year-old child. According to the report, the child was left unattended in a home and managed to crawl on top of a counter and drank an entire bottle of Dimetapp, leading to the hospital visit.

Woman steals beer: At 12:58 a.m. on April 11 in the 31000 block of Pacific Highway S., a woman was detained at an Albertson’s store for stealing a $1.99 can of beer. After running the woman’s information, police discovered she had two active warrants. A search of the woman and her property also uncovered paraphernalia related to heroin, prescription pills and methamphetamine.

Bank of America branch robbed: At 3:05 p.m. on April 11 in the 2100 block of SW 336th St., an unknown suspect entered a Bank of America branch and successfully coerced the teller out of approximately $3,300. According to the report, the suspect had a note and acted in a way that implied he was armed.

Woman bit by dog: At 3:52 p.m. on April 11 in the 1800 block of S. 312th St., the victim was walking home when she passed a “small, silver sedan” from which a large dog jumped out and bit her on the arm. According to the report, the woman’s injuries from the bite were mitigated because she was wearing a coat at the time. The report also notes that a man and woman, described as in their 20s, exited the vehicle, grabbed the dog, and then left the area without speaking to the victim.

House burglarized: At 2:10 p.m. on April 11 in the 1400 block of SW 321st St., a woman reported that unknown suspects broke into her residence and stole approximately $61,000 in jewelry, electronic items and other personal items.

Trouble on bus follows woman off of bus: At 1:58 p.m. on April 10 in the 31000 block of 23rd Ave. S., a woman reported that she was assaulted by an unknown male after getting off of a Pierce County bus. According to the report, the suspect was disruptive on the bus and exited at the same stop as the victim. The report is unclear whether the victim interacted with the suspect, but the suspect is said to have thrown an object at the woman, which left a laceration on the woman’s finger.

Woman’s cell phone stolen at mall: At 9:50 p.m. on April 10 in the 2200 block of S. Commons, a woman reported her cell phone was stolen by a group of boys. According to the report, the victim was at the mall and was using her cellphone when a group of boys approached her. The victim indicated that one boy took her phone directly from her hand, and then he and the group dispersed. The report notes the suspect was known to the victim, mostly from skating at Pattison’s West skate rink.



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