The following is a sample of the Federal Way Police crime blotter:
Child endangerment: At 11:16 p.m. at 34211 Pacific Highway S., the suspect was contacted during a traffic stop after witnesses observed her driving her vehicle with a child unrestrained in the front seat. The suspect was found to be driving under the influence as was booked into SCORE jail for DUI and reckless endangerment of a child. The vehicle was also earlier involved in a hit and run.
Assault: At 8:50 a.m. at 34515 9th Ave. S., the victim was working at the hospital as security when the suspect swung a fist at him. He dodged the punch and was unable to detain the suspect, so he call 911. Police contacted the suspect in the parking lot and he ran away when they told him he was being detained. The suspect struggled with police, an a lateral vascular neck restraint was used to apprehend the suspect. He was booked into SCORE jail for attempted assault and resisting arrest.
Copper wire theft: At 11:44 a.m. at South 330th and 13th Place South, the reporting party advised of stolen copper wire from the listed intersection. Officers found three separate electrical boxes opened and wire appeared to have been stolen from the boxes. The reporting party advised that the city street lights at the intersection were not functioning the prior night. There is currently no suspect information.
Assault with a firearm: At 1:38 a.m. at 2507 S. 286th Place, officers responded to a report of a male with a gunshot wound.
Involuntary committal: At 3:34 a.m. in the 34900 block of Enchanted Parkway S., a female was seen ranting and raving at other customers in Shari’s restaurant. She was apparently suffering from some mental episode. She laid on the floor and screamed when asked to leave. She began praying to the Kardashians and stated Don Juan and Snoop Dogg were pimping her out. She said she had a G-13 clearance and the devil was raping people in Federal Way. She was believed to be a danger to herself and others.
Threats to kill: At 3:20 p.m. at 31204 Pacific Highway S., police responded to a male making threats to kill inside the Chevron.
Shoplifting: At 12:18 p.m. at 1610 SW Dash Point Road, a male and female shoplifted from a store and fled on foot with the merchandise. The store owner chased after them and stopped the female. The male suspect pushed the owner to get her off of his girlfriend and the couple ran off. Police located the male and arrested him. They also recovered the merchandise.
Copper wire theft: Sometime between Oct. 24-26 at 1430 S. 330th St., officers responded to a business in regards to a theft of copper wire. The employee advised that during the listed times, an unknown suspect opened the wire boxes throughout the parking lot of the business and cut out the copper wires throughout the electrical boxes. The lights throughout the parking lot were not functional due to the theft.
Burglary: At 5:58 a.m. in the 32900 block of 1st Ave. S., a suspect wearing a black mask and black gloves shattered the front door of an undisclosed business. The suspect entered the facility and removed the til from the cash register before leaving.
Animal cruelty: At 3:24 p.m. at Dash Point State Park, a Washington state park ranger reported an abandoned dog at Dash Point State Park. The dog had been with campers who had vacated and left the dog. The dog, an elderly female Husky, had a rope tied around it in a harness fashion. It was too weak to walk. The ranger reported that the dog gobbled food and drank water. The dog was transported to the Tacoma Humane Society veterinarian where the dog was found to be in very poor condition. An investigation will continue on the registered campers seen with the dog for animal cruelty abandonment.
Hit and run: At 1:21 p.m. at 1100 S. 320th St., an officer was flagged down by the driver of a vehicle involved in a hit and run collision. Three vehicles were traveling west-bound on South 320th Street and began to slow for a red light at the intersection of South 320th Street and 11th Place South when one car struck another. The second car then struck a third vehicle, which struck a fourth. There were no reported injuries. The first car then fled the scene.