The following is a sample from the Federal Way Police Department crime blotter:
Pot found at police department: At 9:13 p.m. Feb. 7, an officer reported finding a small bag of marijuana on the bench while he was changing in the Federal Way Police Department’s men’s locker room. The officer did not know where it came from or to whom it belonged. It was booked for destruction.
Road rage reaction: At 3:46 Feb. 7 in the 31600 block of 23rd Avenue South, a person reported being assaulted after a road rage incident. The victim reported driving and changing lanes when a subject in a tan truck became upset and started honking. After parking, the suspect blocked the victim’s way and was verbally aggressive and then pushed the victim into a fence.
Paintball vandalism: At 9:46 p.m. Feb. 6, employees at Big 5 Sporting Good on South 320th Street reported a man purchased paintballs from the store. After leaving, they heard loud sounds of something striking the business front windows and saw paint on the windows and storefront. They believed it came from the paintballs sold to the man.
Student finds shell casings: At 6:17 p.m. Feb. 6 in the 18000 block of South 283rd Street, an officer was contacted by a school security officer who had recovered spent shell casings. The school officer said a student turned over four 9-millimeter casings into his school, and administrators turned them over to him. The student reported finding them on the ground at the entrance to the Mariposa Apartments.
Elephants never forget: At 5:43 p.m. Feb. 6 in the 600 block of South 328th Place, officers responded to a report of a theft. The victim said, on Jan. 25 he received an alert from his wireless security camera system. He saw on his security camera footage that an unknown man took a decorative ceramic elephant that was by his front door. The elephant was valued at $250.
Principals find marijuana: At 8:18 a.m. Feb. 5, an officer at Thomas Jefferson High School responded to the assistant principal’s office after two students were found with marijuana. It was found during a search of the students’ property after administrators suspected the students had been smoking on campus. The administrators chose to discipline the students and not press charges after finding it was a first offense. Glass paraphernalia was destroyed.
Shot over shoes: At 7:30 a.m. Feb. 5 in the 100 block of Southwest Campus Drive, a person reported being pistol whipped and grazed in the head from a bullet while being robbed of his Michael Jordan shoes by someone he knew.