Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log:
Prowler on the roof: At 9:53 a.m. Nov. 1 in the 1800 block of South 330th Street, a woman reported that she saw someone climbing onto the second story roof outside her bedroom window. She said she screamed, and the suspect fled the area on foot.
Library loon: At 11:44 a.m. Nov. 1 at 34200 1st Way S., a manager at the Federal Way Library reported a male has been harassing people in the parking lot, and said the man has ignored the trespass notice that was mailed to him at his Des Moines address.
Guest in the shed: At 1:06 p.m. Nov. 1 in the 32200 block of 32nd Avenue South, a victim reported that someone had cut off the lock to a metal storage shed behind his business. He found a different lock securing the shed, and when he removed it, he discovered someone had been living in the shed. Nothing was reported missing.
Liquor dash: At 10:30 p.m. Oct. 31 in the 34000 block of Hoyt Road Southwest, police responded to a shoplifting complaint at Walgreens where eight juvenile males grabbed several bottles of liquor, then fled westbound across the street. The store manager reported that two of the males were familiar. Police searched the area and were unable to find any suspects.
Fireworks: At 5:30 p.m. Oct. 31 in the 2600 block of Southwest 332nd Street, a caller reported that his wife was scared by several juvenile males were were setting off fireworks, and one of the fireworks ended up by her vehicle near the gas tank. The caller does not know the juveniles’ names or where they live. There was no damage to the property.
Apartment drama: At 10 a.m. Oct. 30 in the 2100 block of Southwest 337th Place, police responded to a fight involving a weapon with possible gunshots fired. The apartment complex’s manager had received several calls from residents indicating a loud fight from a specific unit. Police entered the apartment, but nobody was inside, and there was no evidence of any assault or shooting. Interviews with neighboring residents led to conflicting information about whether gunshots were heard. The apartment unit’s occupants later arrived on the scene and denied that any fighting had occurred. The management is in the process of eviction.
Charger cord: At 11:29 a.m. Oct. 30 in the 100 block of South 340th Street, police responded to a report of a woman who had used a cellphone charger cord to discipline her children. The cord left marks on the youngest child that lasted about five days. The children were not taken into protective custody.
HIV spreader: At 6:07 p.m. Oct. 30 in the 2400 block of Southwest 344th Place, a woman reported that her neighbor is intentionally spreading HIV to multiple people. The woman said she would not provide the name of a victim because she didn’t trust that it would remain confidential.