The following is a sample of the Federal Way Police log:
Domestic dispute: Officers responded to a report of a physical domestic dispute at Sam’s Market, 803 SW 312th St., at 3:45 p.m. on Dec. 10. Upon arrival, officers spoke to a woman. The man had left on foot and was not located. Investigation revealed the man was reportedly intoxicated and attempted to remove the couple’s two-week-old child’s carseat from the car and walk off with the child. The woman stopped this from happening, and in the process, there was pushing and shoving. The woman denied that any assault occurred and was not injured. The man reportedly does not live in the area, and has at least one active warrant.
Bullet holes: Police responded to a report of a black Ford with bullet holes in the passenger side rear window and driver’s side window parked in the 1300 at 1:55 p.m. on Dec 10. A check of Department of License records showed the vehicle was reported stolen. There were no signs of blood or indication of injury in the vehicle.
Stolen package: At 1:11 p.m. on Dec. 10 , a neighbor contacted police to report a package being stolen from a home in the 32600 block of 35th Avenue Southwest. The neighbor reported seeing and older tan SUV with unknown plates parked near the victim’s house. The suspect took two packages from the porch and fled in a vehicle west on Southwest 327th Street. The suspect vehicle was not located. The victim confirmed she was expecting two packages from Amazon.
Threatening texts: At 11:52 a.m on Dec. 10 a woman contacted police report that she had been receiving phone calls during the previous two weeks from an unknown person asking someone she does not know. The victim said on Dec. 9 she received two text messages including one that said, “I kno [sic] who UR I see you be ready to fade.” According to the victim, Urban Dictionary translates fade to mean murder or die. The officer called the number and a man, who said he was in Las Vegas. Leads were exhausted and the case was closed.
BB damage: At 7:34 a.m. on Dec. 10 the glass doors and two windows to a restaurant in 27400 block of Pacific Highway South were found to have been damaged. The restaurant had previously been burglarized between Dec. 7 and Dec. 8. It appeared an unknown person or people shot a BB or pellet into the glass front of the building.
Lip biter: At 2:08 a.m. Dec. 10, a woman reported that her boyfriend bit her lip which caused her pain and laceration. The incident occurred in the 300O block of South 288 Street.
Hit and run: At 10:03 p.m. Dec. 8, a woman was driving in the 33600 block of 30th Avenue Southwest when she was in a collision and fled the scene. She was found a short while later passed out behind wheel of the vehicle. She was arrested and booked into SCORE Jail for hit and run and physical control.
Fist fight: Police responded to a fist fight involving three people outside of Target, 2201 South Commons, at 5:08 p.m. on Dec. 8. Initially, police thought one suspect stuck the victim causing a bloody nose. The suspect was placed under arrest. Closed-circuit video obtained from tarted contradicted the victim’s statements. It appears to be a mutual fight between the suspect and anther person that started earlier in the day and continued at the mall. The victim’s injury appears to have resulted when she tried to break up the fight and fell to the ground.
Costly dresser: Police responded to the 900 block of Southwest Campus Drive at 9:48 a.m. on Dec. 8 for a report of fraud. A man contacted police after he tried to sell his dresser on eBay. The man reported that someone contacted him through the website and sent him a cashier’s check for $2,450 to cover the cost of the dresser and the mover he hired. The victim cashed the check and wired $1,400 to the mover as directed by the suspect. The bank told the victim the check was fraudulent.
Wandering wallet. At 4:25 p.m. Dec. 9, a man reported that he accidentally left his wallet on the counter at 7Eleven, 104 SW 312th St., between 11:30 p.m. Dec. 8 and 1 a.m. Dec. 9. While he was standing nearby, someone took his wallet from the counter.
Bicycle bandit: An employee at Black Bear Diner, 32065 Pacific Highway S., reported his bicycle was stolen from outside the restaurant between 5 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. on Dec. 8. The victim said he had secured his bicycle in a gated area by the backdoor. There is no surveillance system in the rear of the building and no leads at this time.
Family feud: At 10:41 on Dec. 7, police responded to a verbal domestic incident involving a father and his 21-year-old son. The father said that in recent week his son has become rude, disrespectful, withdrawn from the family and depressed. The suspect was informed he needed to move out before the end of the month. He told his parents that if he was kicked out there would be a funeral. The father said he was concerned about the comment but did not take it as a threat. The son told police the comment was to explain that the move would cause him to become estranged from the family. Police had to handcuff the suspect during initial concat because of his agitated state and severe mood swings. The suspect told an officer, “wait till I find you without a badge.” Officers determined no crime occurred. The father indicated he would seek some type of court order against his son.
Jury duty scam: At 6:09 p.m. on Dec. 7, police responded to the 1100 block of South 348th Street for a report of fraud. The victim said she received a phone call from a man who claimed to be an officer with the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office. He said on Nov. 6 she missed jury duty and had to pay a fine, and if she did not pay, she would have to go jail. The caller told her go to Office Depot where she put money a prepaid cards and provided the caller with the numbers. The victim did this several times for a total $3,300, before realizing it is was a scam. Talking with several officers this is a common scam they have received calls on as well.
Stolen battery: The manager of a store in the 27300 block of Pacific Highway South reported that at 3:43 p.m. on Dec. 7 an unidentified man took a car battery, valued at $125, from the display area and exited the store with it, passing several manned and operable points of sale, without making any attempt to pay for the battery. The man entered the front passenger seat of a blue SUV, unknown make and model, driven by a woman, and fled the scene northbound on Pacific Highway South. A license plate was provided but did not correspond with the vehicle description provided.
Drug warrant: At 8:16 a.m. on Dec. 7, police received a report of a man and woman sleeping on the east side of Well Fargo, 1424 S. 320th St.They identified themselves and the man was found to have a $1,700 warrant out of Federal Way for possession of drug paraphernalia. The warrant was confirmed and the man was placed under arrest and taken to SCORE JAIL. Both were trespassed.
Apple theft: Police responded to a commercial alarm at Best Buy, 31601 Pacific Highway S., at 4:12 a.m. on Dec. 7. It was determined that a suspect broke the window near the entrance and stole several Apple products before fleeing out of the emergency exit
Identity crisis: At 1:12 a.m. on Dec. 7, police responded to a report of a suspect illegally discharging fireworks in the 34500 block of 16th Avenue South. The suspect lied to police about his identity. A check of the name the suspect gave showed an active misdemeanor warrant and the suspect was booked into jail. After an extensive search, the suspect’s true identity was discovered and there was no active warrant. The suspect was booked into jail for making a false statement to a public servant.
Package thief: A woman reported that between 10:57 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Dec. 6 a package containing a gift for her granddaughter was stolen from her front porch. She said she believes that a vehicle may have been following the delivery van and watched her package get delivered. A security camera on her front porch was able to partially record the theft. No suspect information is available at this time. The victim is trying to download security footage and send it to officers for review.