Student runs amok at Todd Beamer High School

  • Friday, May 19, 2017 4:01pm
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Not a very nice mom: At 8 a.m., May 17 at Todd Beamer High School, a suspect entered the main office to pick up her two children and started to swear and threaten a school employee. After several minutes, the suspect left the office.

Suspect caught red-handed: At 4:30 p.m., May 17 in the 33000 block of 21st Avenue Southwest, witnesses saw a suspect attempting to enter multiple cars in the parking lot. The suspect attempted to steal a cellular phone from a car window but dropped it when witnesses yelled at him. Witnesses said the suspect ran from the scene and fled the area in a small red coupe.

Student tries to run amok: At 8:05 a.m., May 16 at Todd Beamer High School, a student was asked to not return to school after a confrontation was resolved. When officers attempted to contact the student, the youth re-entered school and ran through the building yelling racist phrases at the officers as other students watched. School officials are handling disciplinary matters.

Anger management needed: At 11:04 a.m., May 16 in the 1000 block of South 312th Street, a woman called 911 stating an unknown male in a white truck got angry with her in the parking lot of U.S. Bank. The woman told police the man was very angry and yelled out he was going to kill her. The woman said she was not able to leave until a nearby witness helped. After the man left, the woman called 911 requesting information on how to maintain her safety in case the man contacts her again because she feared for her safety.

Man threatened with knife: At 5:10 a.m., May 15 in the 100 block of Southwest Campus Drive, a male suspect held a knife up to a victim and told him that he would kill him. The victim told police he feared for his life. Officers located the suspect and booked him into SCORE jail.

Mower wrecks the wrong car: At 2:48 p.m., May 15 in the 1000 block of Southwest 320th Street, a Federal Way police officer was patrolling 320th Street and they passed a worker mowing a lawn. As the officer went by, the worker hit a rock that hit the officer’s rear window, causing it to shatter. Officers made contact with the mower and discussed the damage. Company and supervisor information was provided to the officer.

Desperate for some pills: At 3:15 p.m., May 14 at The Commons mall, witnesses observed a suspect jumping the counter of the pharmacy and taking merchandise. The victims told police they were robbed by an unknown male they had never seen before.

Man chokes girlfriend, goes to jail: At 11:36 p.m., May 14 in the 3000 block of First Place Southwest, a suspect placed his hands around the throat of his pregnant girlfriend, causing her injury. Police arrived as the suspect was attempting to leave in his vehicle. After investigating, the suspect was arrested and booked into SCORE jail.

Just a garbage problem: At 2:59 p.m., May 13 in the 1800 block of 344th Street, three residents called police to report that an unknown subject left a large amount of trash on the sidewalk in front of a woman’s residence. Her son cleaned up the trash before police arrived but said an unknown suspect broke her side window. Officers noticed both sides of one of her windows were cracked, and it appeared they might have been shot with a BB gun or airsoft gun but not a bullet. The victim said the damage had occurred within the last couple of days.

Don’t bring a knife to breakfast: At 9:41 a.m., May 12 in the 27000 block of Pacific Highway South, a mother and her 16-year-old son became involved in an argument over the son’s cell phone use. During the argument, the son armed himself with a kitchen knife and threatened to stab his mother if she did not give him his phone back. The son was arrested and booked into the King County Juvenile Detention Center.

Just hanging out: At 10:44 a.m., May 12 in the 37000 block of Military Road South, police responded to a female sitting on the Interstate 5 overpass. The woman told officers she was “just looking at the scenery.” Police discovered the woman had a DOC warrant, and she was arrested and booked into SCORE jail.

Kids will be kids: At 1:53 a.m., May 11 in the 1000 block of South 333rd Street, a woman reported her 10-year-old son is having issues with a neighbor’s child. The woman told police that, about two months ago, her son was threatened with a knife, and that the situation was handled without police assistance. The woman said her son shot the neighbor boy with a “ball bearing” gun, and again the incident was handled without assistance. The victim’s mother asked police to respond and speak with the other boy’s parents to settle the issue, but officers explained they couldn’t do that.

Bad kitty: At 12:42 p.m., May 11 in the 2000 block of Southwest 352nd Street, officers were told a man was walking in traffic. Police found the man at the Union Apartments, and the man appeared to be under the influence of narcotics. Employees requested the male be trespassed off property. The man was placed under arrest after police discovered he had an outstanding warrant. During a search, police found a Hello Kitty container, which contained several individually packaged baggies of a white crystal substance and a small digital scale. The property was seized and booked into evidence, and the white substance tested positive for methamphetamine.

That’s a hot topic: At 2:40 p.m., May 11 in the 33000 block of 26th Avenue Southwest, police responded to a couch on fire. It was reported that three juvenile males had placed fireworks under the couch cushion and lit them, causing the couch to catch fire. South King Fire arrived and determined the fire died out. The suspects were described as one white male and two Hispanic males, around 15, all wearing dark hoodies.

Good hygiene, poor manners: At 3:26 p.m., May 11 in the 33000 block of 21st Avenue Southwest, a store employee reported that a black male wearing a black jacket and dark jeans entered the store and selected a box of teeth whitening strips and three “water flossers” from a display. The male then fled the store without paying for the items and was last seen going northbound on the sidewalk of 21st Avenue Southwest.

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