Violent assault: On June 24 at 12:03 a.m. in the 3100 block of 1st Avenue South, police attempted to break up a fight between two males. Officers learned that one male had left the area and was violently hitting his head against vehicles in the parking lot. When officers made contact, he ran to another male in the vicinity and started assaulting him as well. Officers tackled the man and used tasers to subdue him during his seemingly excited delirium. The male bit an officer during the struggle and both were treated at St. Francis Hospital.
Swindled: On June 24 at 10:39 a.m. in the 27000 block of Pacific Highway South, a woman reported that she was a victim of a swindle scheme. She said she received Instagram messages from a former coworker regarding a federal grant program. The victim believed the scam and sent a total of $1,000 to Nigeria as a processing fee. She did not receive $50,000 as promised. Officers have not identified the former coworker or anyone else involved in the scam.
Dog left in car: On June 24 at 3:40 p.m., a fully coated Siberian Husky was left tethered to the inside of a locked car in the Wild Waves parking lot, 36201 Enchanted Parkway South. Officers removed the dog and transported it to the station for water and safe keeping. The owners were issued a civil infraction and the dog was returned.
Sister steals car: On June 23 at 11:22 a.m. in the 34000 block of Eighth Avenue, the victim reported that her sister had stolen her car after their mother had let her into the house and she grabbed the keys. The sister said she was meeting someone for a date and wanted to impress them in a nicer car. The sister drove to Port Angeles and crashed the car, totaling it. The Port Angeles officer who took the report said the sister was attempting to visit an incarcerated person.
Public disturbance: On June 23 at 3:37 a.m. in the 1000 block of 340th Street, officers responded to a 911 call and when they arrived a man was standing on the roof of a building. He didn’t have a clear answer as to why. He told officers he was recovering from a meth addiction and hasn’t slept for 4 days. He also said he flew from Anchorage, Alaska, to SeaTac and then ran to Federal Way from there. Officers determined he was unable to take care of himself and was a risk to himself or others.
Dog hit by car: On June 22 at 2:16 p.m. at the intersection of Military Road South and South 322nd Street, a small black terrier was hit by a vehicle and transported to a local vet. The injuries were grave and no owner could be located. The dog was humanely euthanized.
Potato chip assault: On June 22 at 6:08 p.m. in the 1200 block of 320the Street, a suspect was booked into SCORE Jail after she attempted to assault a stranger at the bus stop because he wouldn’t share his potato chips with her. The suspect was intoxicated and had just been trespassed from neighboring businesses for yelling at customers in the parking lot.
Runaway: On June 22 at 5:54 p.m. near the 1800 block of South 285th Place, a woman called to report her 14-year-old daughter a runaway. She left the home at approximately 5:30 p.m. and mother does not know where she may have gone. There were no suspicious circumstances around her leaving. The daughter does not have a cell phone. The daughter was entered as a runaway.
Dog bite: On June 21 at 11:47 a.m. near the 29000 block of 23rd Avenue Southwest, a dog bit and injured a child. The dog was seized pending the outcome of a determination hearing.
Harassment: On June 21 at 5:33 p.m. in the 32000 block of 18th Avenue, someone reported that her boyfriend’s ex-girlfriend has been harassing her. The victim said her boyfriend’s ex has shown up to her work, has asked the manager of her apartment complex which apartment she lives in and has contacted her multiple times via social media. At this point it does not appear that a crime has been committed but the victim wanted the incident documented to seek out an anti-harassment order.
Car damage: On June 20 at 3:30 a.m. near the 31000 block of 18th Avenue, a victim reported that an individual had damaged his car with a metal object and then threatened to kill him. The victim was able to leave the area unharmed. There was damage to the vehicle and the object used to cause the damage was found in the suspect’s possession. The suspect was arrested and booked into SCORE jail.