Woman calls police, 'I don't want to prostitute anymore'| Federal Way Police Blotter

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

Man steals underwear from Goodwill: At 10:25 a.m. on July 20 in the 32500 block of Pacific Highway S., a 22-year-old man was arrested for stealing socks and underwear from Goodwill. The man concealed the socks in his pocket and the underwear down the front of his pants before failing to pay. He was trespassed from the property.

Resident illegally shoots at large rat: At 4:11 p.m. on July 20 in the 2600 block of S. 276th St., police were called to a residence after a neighbor heard gun shots. Unaware of the city code, the 59-year-old man admitted to shooting his handgun toward the ground at what he thought was a large rat. Furthermore, he told officers he frequently gets all kinds of animals in his backyard, as it abuts a greenbelt. The witness stated there were no sounds of arguments or anything suspicious. The case was forwarded to the prosecutor for review.

Homeless man threatens woman for cell phone: At 7 p.m. on July 20 in the 3400 block of Hoyt Road SW, a woman reported her child’s father threatened to kill her and set her car on fire because she wouldn’t give him a cell phone. She reported the man to be homeless, living in the Walgreen area.

Technology, checks and passport stolen from car: At 6 a.m. on July 19 in the 100 block of 331st Place, a man reported his laptop, Brazilian passport, computer hard drive and two Wells Fargo blank checks were stolen from his 2006 Ford.

Daughter reports mom missing: At 11:15 a.m. on July 19 in the 2000 block of S. 327th Lane, a 16-year-old girl reported her mother missing. She last heard from her at midnight when she was at a Federal Way bar. However, her mother showed up at 3:30 p.m. that day and said she had stayed at a motel that night because she got drunk. The case was forwarded to Child Protective Services.

Boyfriend assaults, prostitutes girlfriend: At 5:33 p.m. on July 19 in the 3800 block of SW 339th St., a 23-year-old woman called police to state she didn’t want to prostitute anymore and that her 29-year-old boyfriend wasn’t aware she was calling. The woman was whispering and being evasive as she told the 911 dispatcher that her boyfriend and two other males were at her residence.

When officers arrived on scene, she told officers her boyfriend had asked her to prostitute for him multiple times and that she had been prostituting herself off and on since she was 15 years old.

The two had gotten into an argument earlier that day about her boyfriend allegedly trying to prostitute another 18-year-old woman. In the argument, her boyfriend allegedly grabbed her by the leg, pulling her towards him, and then proceeded to punch her in the face under the left eye. She said as he hit her, he was yelling and calling her names, saying she had to do what he told her to do, the police report states.

She told police that her boyfriend of three years had also gotten her pregnant three times but during one pregnancy he kicked her and broke her ribs. He’s allegedly hit, spat and pulled a gun out and pointed it at her.

The case has been forwarded to the prosecutor’s office.

Boy threatens man with knife during litter argument: At 6:43 p.m. on July 19 in the 1900 block of S. Commons, a boy was arrested for pulling out a knife during an argument with a man. The initial argument started because a water cup was thrown in the area. After words were exchanged, the juvenile allegedly pulled a large pocket knife and threatened to cut the man. The boy attempted to flee before officers found him.

Screaming man arrested: At 1:14 a.m. on July 18 in the 32400 block of 11th Place S., a man was arrested for walking down the middle of an intersection, yelling and screaming for help. The screaming caused several people to call 911. He was issued several warnings but refused to stop.

Counterfeit bill at AM/PM: At 9:07 a.m. on July 18 in the 31800 block of Pacific Highway S., an AM/PM cashier reported he was given a fake $100 bill. Police contacted the woman who tried to pay with it. In cooperation with police, she said she believed it came from a $1,300 jackpot payout she won in May at the Fife Emerald Queen Casino. She provided police the pay stub.

Suspicious duffle bag: At 5 p.m. on July 18 in the 33000 block of 17the Place S., police responded to a report of a suspicious duffle bag. A man stated the duffle bag was littered with garbage and hypodermic needles, which were stuck into clothing in the bag. The bag was in front of the man’s condo for about two days. The police report states the bag has since been destroyed.

Fake $100 bill at Trader Joes: At 11:40 a.m. on July 17 in the 1700 block of S. 320th St., a Trader Joes’ manager turned in a $100 counterfeit bill.


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