Package thief caught on camera

A sample from the Federal Way police log.

Nov. 26

Business burglary: At 3:15 a.m. at 32805 Pacific Highway S., Burger Express was burglarized.

Nov. 22

Assault with a firearm: At 2:59 a.m. in the 200th block of 320th St., the victim was shot by an unknown suspect.

DUI arrest: At 1610 S. 347th Place, a suspect was booked in jail for DUI after the subject was located inside a running vehicle that struck the business.

Nov. 21

Trespass: At 4 p.m. at 1900 SW 344th St., officers checked on a complaint of transient activity at the forest parcel adjacent to the Metro Park & Ride and contacted five subjects in an encampment. All five were issued trespass bans for illegally camping on King County Transit property.

Nov. 20

Package theft: At 3:43 p.m. in the 1500 block of SW 325th Place, using the ring video system, the victim observed an unknown male walk onto her porch and steal packages.

Nov. 19

Business robbery: At 8:44 p.m. in the 2900 block of Military Road S., police responded to an armed robbery of the business. Minor injuries were reported.

“Stolen” vehicle: At 9:53 p.m. at 2100 SW Campus Drive, police located an occupied stolen vehicle traveling westbound at 700 SW Campus Drive. The officer continued to follow the vehicle and advised dispatch of the officer’s location. An officer deployed a spike strip at 2100 SW Campus Drive and deflated the right rear tire of the vehicle. Police conducted a traffic stop and the vehicle yielded immediately. A high risk stop was conducted and the driver exited the car. The driver was an elderly female and was identified as the wife of the man who had reported his car missing. Police stopped their high risk tactics. The woman stated that after reporting the car stolen, her husband found it in a nearby parking lot. They did not notify police that the vehicle had been found.

Nov. 18

Armed robbery: At 4:46 a.m. at 28719 Military Road S., police responded to a report of a recent armed robbery with a gun. The suspect fled prior to police arrival. A K9 track was initiated and met with negative results.

Nov. 17

Trespass: At 11:05 a.m. at 2301 S 292nd St., officers responded to Laurelwood Park for a transient activity complaint. Police contacted three subjects for illegally camping, remaining after hours and causing risk of damage to the city park. They were issued park expulsion trespass bans. There were six large tents at the location and officers will conduct a follow up and notify the Parks Department.

Deceased person: At 5:47 p.m. at 1400 S. 348th St., management from Quality Inn checked on a supposed vacant room that had the interior door lock activated. The lock was cut and upon entry a deceased female was found in the room’s hot tub.

Nov. 15

Vehicle Damage: At 12:32 p.m. near the 34700 block of 4th Place S., the reporting party called 911 to report witnessing a verbal domestic. The male said he saw a male and female arguing on the roadway inside a vehicle. The female allegedly exited the vehicle from the passenger side and the male driver advanced forward as if to hit the female. The vehicle then drove up onto the curb and hit a Comcast cable box, damaging it and some wooden posts belonging to a neighbor listed at the same address. The witness said the residents of the address that sustained damage are currently out of town but said he would deliver the police report once they returned. A search of the area for the suspects turned up negative. Neither subject involved called 911 either.

Nov. 13

Burglary: At 2:08 a.m. near the 31000 block of Pacific Highway S., officers responded to an alarm at Metro PCS. K9 officers arrived first and observed a smash and grab burglary in progress. Several subjects were seen fleeing the scene. A short foot pursuit and K9 track took place, and two suspects were caught and arrested without further incident.

Nov. 4

Foot chase: At 8:01 p.m. near the 27200 block of Pacific Highway S., officers located an occupied stolen vehicle in a gas station parking lot. When stopped, the driver fled on foot. The two passengers were taken out of the car and officers located the fleeing suspect driver hiding in bushes at a nearby home. All three were arrested on multiple felony charges.

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