The following is a sample from the Federal Way police log:
Fight over baby gets heated: At 1:40 p.m., April 5, in the 30000 block of 10th Avenue South, an officer responded to a report of an argument between a married couple that occurred the day before. The wife said her husband wanted a baby, while she did not. Then the husband accused his wife of cheating. The wife stated she is afraid her husband will do something to her if she refuses. She was given information about a protection order. The husband left and said he was going to move away.
Woman wants stolen dog back: At 10: 30 a.m., April 5, in the 1600 block of South 272nd Street, a woman reported that sometime during the night, her nephew stole her dog after being kicked out of the house. The suspect is allegedly headed to Oregon and has taken the dog with him. The woman indicated she will aid in prosecution even if the dog is returned.
Robbers point gun at victim in car: At 10:41 a.m., April 5, in the 31000 block of Pacific Highway South, police were dispatched to an in-progress robbery/car jacking. Dispatch said that three young males had robbed a victim, who was sitting in his car in front of PetCo, at gunpoint. Witnesses said the three suspects may have run into a nearby business. One of the suspects was detained, and police are searching for the others.
Robbery attempt thwarted: At 1:50 p.m., April 4, in the 29000 block of Pacific Highway South, a man entered a gas station, went behind the counter and started taking cigarettes from the rack. The suspect demanded money from a worker and said he would kill the victim. The suspect was grabbed from behind by another co-worker and taken to the ground, where he was held until police arrived.
Don’t argue about religion: At 12:48 a.m., April 4, in the 28000 block of Military Road South, a man reported he was assaulted by a larger man, who threw him on the ground. The victim said they were arguing about religion, and the victim was asked to leave. As he was leaving, the larger man assaulted him. The victim was not injured.
Transients ordered to leave: At 11:22 a.m., April 3, in the 2000 block of South 314th Street, officers were alerted about transients in the parking lots, camping in motor homes and making a mess. Three people were contacted at their motor homes and directed to clearly posted signs. All agreed to find another location to set up camp.
Juveniles involved in vandalism: At 3:36 a.m., April 3, in the 1000 block of South 308th Street, an officer responded following a report of juveniles breaking a window. Four juvenile males were contacted in the area, and one admitted to throwing a rock twice at the window. The suspect and reporting party agreed to handle the damages by the juvenile by paying for it.
Handgun photos lead to arrest: At 12:06 a.m., April 3, in the 32000 block of 19th Lane Southwest, police arrested a suspect who sent photos of a handgun and threatened to kill his ex-girlfriend and shoot her residence. The suspect was located and arrested and booked into SCORE Jail.
Drunk man causes scene at theater: At 11:50 a.m., April 2, a heavily intoxicated man was reportedly displaying unusual behavior and creating a disturbance at AMC Gateway8 Theater. The man confronted the theater manager and put his hand in front of her face and started screaming profanities. The manager was concerned for her safety and thought she was going to be attacked. The man was arrested and booked into SCORE Jail for disorderly conduct.
Transient accused of stealing electricity: At 11:36 a.m., April 2, in the 1800 block of South 320th Street, a transient was found setting up a camp/work station in the enclosed trash bin enclosure on the west side of Ulta Beauty. Upon contacting the man, it was discovered he had removed an electrical outlet plate to the irrigation system and was diverting power to charge his devices. He denied tampering with the outlet plate. Damages were estimated at $150. The suspect was issued a no trespassing notice.
Gunshots reported during night: At 4:27 a.m., April 2, in the 2600 block of Southwest 332nd Place, dispatch received several reports regarding the sounds of gunshots in the area. Officers responded but found nothing. Later in the day, a passerby reported seeing a shell casing on the street near the listed address. The casing was located and recovered.
Victims shot at casino: At 2:42 a.m., April 2, police received a report from St. Francis Hospital that two victims with gunshot wounds had arrived. Police later learned the victims were shot at Emerald Queen Casino, and Puyallup Tribal Police were working the scene. They advised they would later send a detective to the hospital.
No April Fool’s joke: At 3:04 p.m., April 1, in the 1000 block of South 314th Street, a man called police to report he was assaulted. The person said an unknown male approached him in the parking lot of Wal-Mart and punched him in the stomach after informing the victim he was an FBI informant investigating him for parking in a certain area. The victim, who said he was not hurt, provided the license plate for the vehicle.
Dumpster-diver wields machete: At 10:07 a.m., March 31, in the 100 block of South 331st Place, a suspect was reported digging through a dumpster at the Cove East apartments. The victim confronted the suspect and told him to leave. The suspect then showed the victim a machete and was speaking and acting aggressively. The suspect chopped at the railing next to the dumpster as if to warn the victim off. Police apprehended the suspect and booked him into SCORE Jail.