Time for a new boyfriend: At 11:37 a.m. in the 600 block of South 320th Street, a victim’s boyfriend slammed her down on the ground several times and grabbed her by the head and neck, restricting her breathing. Police determined she had been harmed upon arrival, and the boyfriend was arrested and booked into SCORE Jail.
Pee and run: At 11:30 a.m. Aug. 22 in the 1000 block of South 320th Street, a victim claimed that someone entered her apartment from the fourth floor balcony. She said the person urinated on her couch and then left in the middle of the night. The victim did not hear anything during the night but said she keeps her balcony door unlocked.
Mouth injury: At 6:10 p.m. Aug. 22 in the 34800 block of 21st Avenue Southwest, an injured person was located along with several other people. The male was seated on the ground and had visible signs of injury to his face/mouth area, which was bleeding. The victim said he was recently at St. Francis hospital for alcohol detox and just left. He did not appear to be under the influence of anything but did appear to be going through withdrawals. The victim fell three times, injuring his mouth. He was evaluated by South King County Fire & Rescue and was advised he might need stitches. He was transported to St. Francis for treatment.
Caught trying to take car: At 4:11 a.m. Aug. 21 in the 100 block of Southwest Campus Drive, an officer responded to an attempted car theft with possible suspect information. The officer contacted the victim, who stated that when he was walking to his car, he saw a female subject was inside. They argued with each other and then she ran off. Nothing was stolen from the vehicle, but he could not start his car. It was found that she placed a bobby pin inside the ignition, and it was stuck.
People acting squirrelly during eclipse: At 1:12 p.m. Aug. 21 in the 1900 block of Southwest Campus Drive, officers responded to reports from residents of a male walking around with a black handgun. Other neighbors reported the male was shooting squirrels during the eclipse. Officers arrived and detained two individuals, an 18-year-old and a 16-year-old. The 18-year-old had a black, realistic-looking air-soft gun, which he dropped as soon as the officers arrived. Both teens were advised and released.
Children make fun of dog, dog gets out: At 6:45 p.m. in the 29000 block of 21st Place South, an officer responded to a report that an 11-year-old boy was bitten by an American Eskimo dog that escaped its yard. The dog’s owner said, before the child was bitten, the group of children had been teasing and yelling at the dog, which was behind its fence. The dog was placed on home quarantine as it was current on its rabies vaccination. The officer advised the dog owners to call police or animal services in the future if they witness anyone else teasing their dog. The officer warned the children to leave the dog alone, or they would get in trouble if they were caught teasing it again.
The inside job: At 7:32 a.m. Aug. 21 in the 32600 block of Pacific Highway South, a female reported her storage units were burglarized over a series of dates and times, which she had not previously reported. There were no signs of forced entry to each of the units and no damages to the locks. The female claimed it was an “inside job” from the employees. The officer contacted other customers at public storage, who said the female often displays strange behavior, such as sitting outside the storage unit and spouting conspiracy theories about people taking her items. The storage units were cluttered, and officers were unable to determine if anything was missing.