The following is a sample of the Federal Way police log:
Busted drug deal: At 11:26 p.m. Nov. 29 in the 30000 block of Pacific Highway South, police received a report of suspicious activity and possible drug transaction. A person was arrested when a warrant was confirmed. During the arrest, a large amount of suspected methamphetamine was located in the subject’s left jacked pocket. He was booked into SCORE jail.
Harassment: At 3:47 p.m. Nov. 29 in the 32000 block of 25th Avenue South, police received a report of a woman being assaulted by an unknown female, who was a passenger in an older white BMW. The suspect was yelling racial slurs such as “terrorist,” and “go back to your own country.” The victim is a Muslim female and does not know why she was attacked. She stated the suspect came from the rear driver’s door of the vehicle, which was occupied by five subjects total. The victim provided a license plate for the vehicle, but police were unable to locate it. Felony investigation pending.
Firearm threat: At 7:08 a.m. Nov. 29 in the 2000 block of 356th Street, police received a report of threats with a firearm by an unknown subject, who then fled the scene in a white Jeep Liberty, followed by his girlfriend in a red Pontiac Grand Prix. No shots were fired and no injuries reported.
Armed robbery: At 12:00 a.m. Nov. 29 in the 32000 block of Military Road South, police were dispatched to a gas station in response to an armed robbery. Police met with the reporting party, who stated four black males wearing hoodies robbed the store of tobacco products, phone accessories and cash.
Ride and ditch: At 9:46 a.m. Nov. 28 in the 33000 block of 26th Avenue Southwest, police received a report of a cab driver who was not paid by a customer. The cab driver picked up an unknown male customer in Aberdeen and then drove him to a residence on 333rd Street in Federal Waybut later directed the driver to 26th Avenue Southwest. Upon arrival, the customer’s fare totaled $252, and he said he was going to borrow some money from his uncle inside the residence and then disappeared through a gate into the back yard. He never returned. The cab driver believes the customer went through the back yard and out onto the street on the other side. The residents of the home said they didn’t know the customer and had no idea what was going on. The initial address does not exist. Police were unable to locate the suspect.
Tab thief: At 9:44 a.m. Nov. 28 in the 1000 block of Southwest Campus Drive, police responded via phone to a report of stolen license plate tabs. The victim stated that while he was dropping off his children with his ex on Friday night, a package was left at his door with court papers. He stated he also noticed that his vehicle tabs were missing. At this time, there is no suspect information, but the victim believes his ex is continuing to harass him, as he knows when he will not be home.
House fire: At 2:35 a.m. Nov. 28 in the 29000 block of 18th Avenue South, police responded to a structure fire. Upon arrival, the two-story home was engulfed in flames. Several South King Fire & Rescue agencies responded and extinguished the fire. The home was vacant, and the cause of the fire is under investigation.
Popping Christmas: At 4:47 p.m. Nov. 27 in the 2000 block of Southwest 332nd Street, police received a report of a group of juveniles seen loitering near the reporting party’s house on the evening of Nov. 26. One of the juvenile’s entered the victim’s gated yard and attempted to puncture one of his inflatable Christmas decorations. No damage was observed by police, and it appeared to be only an attempt. The reporting person has surveillance cameras and captured the juvenile approaching the gate. Police believe he is possibly a well-known juvenile criminal, known to police, however, video was not conclusive in identifying the person. Police will provide extra patrols for the area.
Parking lot mischief: At 2:44 p.m. Nov. 27 at the Lowe’s Home Improvement on Enchanted Parkway South, police received a report of a large group of school kids on the South side of the store; on of the males was heard saying, “are we gonna do this?” The caller, who was standing outside, stated he turned around and saw a silver colored sedan driving West through the parking lot and heard someone from inside the vehicle say, “bang, bang.” He saw the black male in the front passenger seat pointing a silver colored hand gun out of the window as it drove to the rear of Lowe’s. A license plate was not obtained and there is currently no video of the incident. All parties involved departed prior to police arrival.
Mafia victim: At 1:24 p.m. Nov. 27 in the 3000 block of 3rd Place South, police received a call about a woman walking barefoot in the roadway, claiming the Mafia took her money and want to kill her. She was not dressed appropriately for the temperature, but lives nearby. She was lying down on the sidewalk telling people she was in danger, and had cigarette burns on her clothing and purse. She was also soaking wet. Callers stated she called out to them to help her. She was taken to a facility for treatment.