Shipping container break-in: At about 1:50 p.m. near the 33600 block of 20th Avenue South, it was reported that two shipping containers were burglarized on the east side of a church property. This occurred between May 21-28. Locks were cut and security devices were pried off the doors. Emergency supplies, including food and first aid supplies, were stolen. The value of the stolen items is estimated at $2,000. There are no alarms or video cameras in the area. The caller reported this is the third time the containers have been broken into. There is currently no suspect information.
School violence: At about 5:42 p.m. at a school near the 36000 block of 1st Avenue South, a caller reported that his 12-year-old son had been choked by another student on school grounds during a fight. According to the report, the caller was upset with the school’s lack of investigation and follow-up with him and his wife regarding his son’s safety. This was an information report only.
Squatters: At about 2:58 p.m. near the 1800 block of South 340th Street, a male called 911 to report unknown people in his neighbor’s house. When police arrived, it was determined the house was vacant and had issues with squatters. One male was arrested for trespassing in the neighborhood.
Stolen blower: At about 5:26 a.m. near the 1680 block of South 348th Street, an unknown suspect stole a blower out of the back of a truck at Red Lion Inn. The victim’s landscaping truck had an open bed with a small cage in front. The lock appeared to have been broken and the blower stolen. There were two trimmers attached to the outside of the truck that were not taken. No video surveillance was available. The victim will send officers the serial number of the blower if he is able to find it.
Gun threats: At about 2:23 p.m. near the 1400 block of SW 312th Street at an apartment complex, the apartment manager told some teenagers driving through the complex to slow down due to children being around. The male driver then allegedly pulled out a semi-automatic handgun and asked the apartment manager if she “wanted some of this.”
Attempted drug deal: At about 12:09 p.m. near the 1200 block of South 320th Street, a male reported being approached and harassed by two men he did not know. The victim said after he finished a run, two males approached him and asked if he wanted to buy any drugs. After he declined to buy any narcotics, one of the males pulled out an apparently fake badge and threatened to shoot the victim, but did not make any other moves or present a firearm. Both males left and headed toward a nearby store. There was a delayed police response to this call due to high call volume.
Domestic assault: At about 1:10 p.m. near the 2000 block of South 327th Lane, the victim’s boyfriend came to the listed address to pick up some of his belongings. While at the address, he punched the victim in the mouth, causing pain and a laceration. The suspect then pushed the victim’s mother down before fleeing in a red Cadillac in an unknown direction.
Stolen vehicle, theft, fleeing: At about 12:02 p.m. near the 1100 block of SW 308th Street, police located a vehicle driving recklessly, weaving in and out of traffic and attempting to avoid detection from police. Mall security reported the vehicle was also involved in a recent theft at Macy’s. Officers later located the vehicle, but it turned down a side street and was unable to be located again. The vehicle was found again later on, running but unoccupied. There was significant ignition damage and there was no key in the ignition. The car was confirmed to have been stolen from Tukwila. The vehicle was towed and processed for fingerprints. Police K-9 units also responded and were able to track scents from the car to a resident’s door.