Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log:
Police find crazy driver: At 3:29 a.m. Aug. 16 in the 1900 block of Southwest Campus Drive, police were dispatched regarding a blue mini van attempting to run down a male and female in the parking lot. Officers arrived and found the van as it was driving away from building. Officers contacted the reporting resident, and she identified a female who she said was driving the van “all crazy” and honking the horn, under the impression her boyfriend was at the location. Police were able to locate the van and detain the female driver.
You can’t open that: At 2:53 a.m. Aug. 15 in the 33200 block of Pacific Highway South, an officer contacted a suspicious subject near a car dealership who looked like he was attempting to open a locked gate. The person voluntary identified himself with a Washington State drivers license. The officer ran his name and determined the suspect had a warrant out of Federal Way. The man was issued a promise to appear form, and he was given a new court date and was released.
Officers rescue dogs in hot car: At 12:50 p.m. Aug. 14 in the 27300 block of 23rd Place South, an officer was dispatched to Wild Waves to to assist another officer after locating two dogs in a hot car, sitting directly in the sun. Upon the officer’s arrival, one of the dogs had already been removed from the vehicle. Even after the driver’s door was opened, the interior of the car was still warm and determined the leather seats were very warm to sit on. Both dogs were removed and placed in an air-conditioned cab of an animal service vehicle. The vehicle was tagged with a warning notice, and the dogs were transported to the police department for safe keeping. The owner later contacted the officer and rescue group. The owner arrived to get her dogs and was advised she would receve a civil infraction for a cruelty violation.
Scary ex-boyfriend: At 1:08 p.m. Aug. 13 in the 1200 block of South 324th street, an officer responded to a report of a possible domestic violence incident in a vehicle traveling north on Pacific Highway South. According to the victim, her ex-boyfriend was armed with a handgun and was following her and at some point along the way, struck the rear of her vehicle with his. She also reported that the suspect hit her male friend in the head with the gun. While taking a statement from the victim, the officer heard the suspect on the phone threatening to kill her and her male friend.
Female attacked: At 1:34 a.m. Aug. 12 in the 2500 block of South 316th Lane, an officer responded to a physical domestic assault where both parties had a no-contact order in place. The female victim ran to a neighbor’s residence after the male suspect attacked and choked her. The male suspect left the area prior to police arrival.
Very gross crime: At 4:30 a.m. Aug. 11 in the 34500 block of Ninth Avenue South, a patient at St. Francis Hospital urinated in a urinal to provide a sample. Nurses asked him if he was done, and the patient turned around and threw his urine at the nurses, hitting four of them.
Bar argument turns into street fight: At 9:02 p.m. Aug. 10 in the 2000 block of Southwest Campus Drive, officers responded to a report of a fight involving a handgun at a restaurant. Upon arrival, officers contacted the involved parties and witnesses. Investigation revealed a verbal disturbance began in the bar area and then moved to the parking lot and became a physical fight. During the fight, a female recovered a handgun from her car in fear that she and her boyfriend were going to be knocked unconscious. The other involved male went back inside after being confronted with the handgun and punched the female’s father in the face, knocking him unconscious and causing a large laceration to his face and a swollen eye.
Random shots fired: At 8:46 p.m. Aug. 9 in the 33000 block of 22nd Place South, officers were dispatched to a possible discharge of a firearm. Upon arrival, they were contacted by several witnesses who said three rounds were fired in an unknown direction from a car that was occupied by two black males. One witness said the same suspects fired one round in an unknown direction on Aug. 8, but it was not reported to police. The same witness retrieved a .380 casing from the incident area and provided it to police.