Taggers draw swastikas on woman's car | Federal Way Police Blotter

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The following is a sample from the Federal Way police log:

Car thieves caught: At 1:50 a.m. on June 14 in the 31200 block of First Ave. S., two people were arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle. One was also booked for eluding an officer after a vehicle pursuit.

Boyfriend smothers girlfriend with pillow: At 6:13 a.m. on June 14 in the 31800 block of First Ave. S., a woman reported being assaulted by her boyfriend, who tried to smother her with a pillow. The boyfriend fled and was not found.

Child abused by stepfather: At 12:06 a.m. on June 14 in the 2200 block of 104th St. in Tacoma, a father reported possible child abuse by a stepfather.

Woman forges check: At 8:25 p.m. on June 14 in the 34500 block of 16th Ave. S., a woman was detained on suspicion of check forgery.

Man’s house shot up: At 8 p.m. on June 14 in the 31200 block of 28th Ave., a man reported a noise and two small holes resembling bullet holes in his residence. There are no suspects at this time.

Suicidal girl committed: At 3 a.m. on June 13 in the 3000 block of 19th Lane SW, a girl was involuntarily committed because officers believed she was suffering from a mental disorder and was a harm to herself, as she said she wanted to kill herself and had depression, according to the police report.

Man uses fake $100 at Walmart: At 5:11 a.m. on June 13 in the 34500 block of 16th Ave. S., a person was arrested for trying to purchase goods at Walmart with two fake $100 bills. The suspect also had a Fife warrant for possessing a dangerous weapon.

Honda stolen from home: At 5:45 a.m. on June 13 in the 33600 block of Fifth Place SW, a man reported his locked vehicle was stolen from his residence. The beige 1997 Honda has a black “bra” auto accessory fitted on the hood.

Homeless man steals money from tip jar: At 5:45 a.m. on June 13 in the 4600 block of SW 320th St., employees at Big Foot Java reported a man stole money from the barista tip jar. Officers found him at a bus stop after employees located him but he denied the theft. He later confessed to taking the money after he asked to use the phone, so that he could get to a homeless shelter.

Spray painting at Truman High School: At 8 a.m. on June 13 in the 31400 block of 28th Ave. S., a school custodian reported spray painting on the west side of Truman High School and the east side of the Head Start building. School surveillance showed flashlights in the area at 3:20 a.m. but the suspects could not be identified.

Ex-girlfriend threatens man with bat: At 8:33 p.m. on June 13 in the 28600 block of 16th Ave. S., a man reported that his ex-girlfriend threatened him with a bat and her mother shoved him after he attempted to enter his apartment with their young son to get him ready to go during a scheduled visitation. The girlfriend reported she was putting her son in a carseat for the visit when her ex-boyfriend pushed and shoved her mother as she kept him from removing their son from the carseat, a violation, the police report states.

Dog sitters discover house burglarized: At 6:03 p.m. on June 13 in the 32600 block of Seventh Ave. SW, a woman, the dog sitter of a residence, told police the sliding glass door was shattered and the fence gate was open, a burglary. The door is estimated to be $2,000.

Men arrested at Starbucks: At 11:43 p.m. on June 13 in the 2000 block of S. 320th St., Starbucks employees called 911 to have three men removed from their store, as they would not leave when asked. Police arrested two of the men on King County warrants for theft.

Drunk woman assaulted at tavern: At 2:03 a.m. on June 12 in the 27200 block of Pacific Highway S., an intoxicated woman was assaulted by her friend at a tavern but refused to cooperate with police.

Girl kicked by gymnastics coach: At 6:01 p.m. on June 12 in the 3000 block of Ninth Ave. S., a mother reported that her daughter was kicked in the right hip by her gymnastic’s coach. The kick knocked her to the ground and caused bruising and pain, to which there was a witness. The mother took the girl to the doctor the next day where she was treated and released.

Woman reports child porn on Facebook: At 2:50 p.m. on June 12 in the 28400 block of 15th Ave. S., a woman reported seeing child pornography on her Facebook newsfeed.

Taggers draw swastikas on woman’s car: At 4:13 p.m. on June 12 in the 100 block of Campus Drive, a woman told police someone drew seven to eight swastikas on the hood of her 1999 Toyota with an unknown substance. The woman had her car washed but the drawings could still be seen. She said the “drawings troubled her as she had a relative arrested during the Holocaust,” according to the police report.


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