Report of threat with a knife: At approximately 12:35 p.m. on Sept. 12, officers were dispatched to Buffalo Wild Wings for reports of threats with a weapon. Officers arrived on scene and determined that no threat occurred and no weapon was involved. A patron walked in to the bathroom and witnessed a half naked transient male preparing to inject himself with a syringe. The male left the location and officers were unable to locate him. Employees believe this male is responsible for similar incidents recently. All witnesses did not want to provide statements.
Store theft: On Sept. 13 at the Walmart on South 314th Street, police responded to a call of a theft that had just occurred and Walmart employees were physically detaining the suspect. Police arrived and detained the suspect in handcuffs. He was ultimately released and charges will possibly be filed.
Jogger bitten: On Sept. 13 in the 100th block of S. 3252th Place, a jogger was bitten on the leg by a German Shepherd while both were using a trail. The victim was treated and the dog placed on rabies quarantine. The dog owner was issued an infraction.
Packages stolen from porch: On Sept. 13 in the 32000th block of 39th Ave. SW, a resident called police to report two packages worth approximately $70 had been stolen earlier in the day off his front porch. Video surveillance captured an unknown race female taking the packages off the front doorstep at approximately 3:35 p.m. The resident stated the packages contained men’s clothing and film.
Attempted robbery: On Sept. 15, the victim was walking east on 333rd Street and approached by three teenage males who were walking north on 20th Avenue South. The suspects demanded drugs, cell phones, and money, while pointing a handgun and threatening to shoot him. The suspects walked away empty-handed.
‘Hidden location’ not so hidden: On Sept. 15, the victim left their vehicle at McDonald’s on South 320th Street with the keys left in a “hidden area.” The victim returned to find the vehicle gone.
Fraudulent bills: On Sept. 15, police responded to Taco Bell on South 348th Street regarding counterfeit bills. The suspect was allegedly still on scene after trying to pass a fake $50 bill. He was contacted on scene and was unaware that the bill was forged. The male stated he had received it from an unknown “friend.” Upon inspection, it was a credible fake. The bill was taken as evidence to be destroyed and the suspect male was released.
Semi-naked man on deck: On Sept. 15, police responded to apartments in the 32000th block of Military Rd. S. regarding a suspicious subject. An unknown male in his underwear was being reported by the mother of an 11 year old. According to the 11 year old, the white male, in his 40s, had knocked on their back slider and asked if she wanted any candy. The slider was never opened and the male left in an unknown direction. He was wearing a pair of underwear and a baseball cap. Officers walked the area and spoke with other residents who did not see him. There are no cameras in the area. The officer spoke with residents about requesting cameras in the area from management.
Good Samaritan, not so good: On Sept. 16, the victim was driving her vehicle and got stuck in a ditch in the 35000th block of Pacific Highway S. A stranger arrived and provided assistance to the victim by getting into her car to help her get it out of the ditch. The victim eventually got her car out of the ditch and returned home. Later she was looking for her cell phone but could not find it. “Find my iPhone” app showed her phone in the area of Lakota Middle School in an unspecified house. The victim went with her grandson to the area to look for the phone. After knocking on several doors, she was unable to find the phone. She requested police assistance but was informed no further resource technology was available to pinpoint phone further. She suspects the stranger who helped her took her phone.
Stolen car used for hit and run: On Sept. 16, the victim had her vehicle parked at her apartment for several days. She has the keys to the vehicle and did not give anyone permission to take the vehicle. On the date listed, she noticed her vehicle was missing. When she notified the police of the theft, she was informed that the vehicle had been involved in a hit and run and had already been impounded.
Counterfeit bills: On Sept. 16 in the 31000th block of 21st Ave. SW, a Domino’s Pizza driver responded to the trailer park. He was met by two subjects and given $45 in counterfeit bills (four $10s and one $5). The driver did not realize the money was counterfeit until he totaled his bank.
Dangerous weapon: On Sept. 18, police responded to Thomas Jefferson High School when a student was found to be in possession of a dangerous weapon on school grounds. Administration contacted school security and the student was placed into custody and booked into King County Juvenile Detention.
Gun found in donated items: On Sept. 18, while an employee of the Multi-Service Center on South 336th Street was rummaging through donated items and separating them into their appropriate bins, she found a gun hidden in some towels. They immediately called 911 who took possession of the gun. The listed gun was found to be clear with no registered owner listed.
Dog attack: On Sept. 18, two dog walkers were walking in the 32000th block of 40th Pl. SW when they were attacked by an American bulldog that was unleashed in its front yard. The bulldog left its yard and bit the dog walkers’ dog. The dog walker had to kick the bulldog and scream for help. Eventually the bulldog’s owner retrieved her dog. The owner was issued a civil infraction for public nuisance and the dog for exhibiting vicious propensities. She was warned to license her dog.