The following is a sample from the Federal Way police blotter:
Just out and about: At 10:53 p.m. Sept. 20 in the 31000 block of Pete Von Reichbauer Way South, a male and female suspect were approached by police for loitering and charging their cell phones outside of a closed business. After a records check, the suspects returned order violations between the two. The male suspect was arrested for the order violation and booked into SCORE Jail.
Gun threats: At 7:57 p.m. Sept. 19 in the 30000 block of 26th Place South, officers responded to the location for threats of a firearm. Initially, police learned both the victim and suspect had fled the area prior to their arrival. The victim returned to the home and provided a statement. Officers learned the suspect was a juvenile living in the home. Police placed the child under arrest and booked them into juvenile detention.
Gone for far too long: At 3:34 p.m. Sept. 19 in the 30000 block of 43rd Avenue Southwest, a woman contacted police and said there were several unknown people on her property refusing to identify themselves when asked. Officers made contact with the unknown people on another piece of land nearby. The woman told police she lived there for 40 years and was recently gone on vacation. When she returned, she found her fence had been taken down, and her plants had been destroyed. Police discovered the neighbors have an ongoing civil case in regard to land boundaries.
Lazy burglar?: At 8:12 a.m.on Sept. 19 in the 4000 block of Southwest 329th Way, a man contacted police and said he had found a flashlight on his door step that morning. The man said he had gone to bed around 10 p.m. and found the flashlight at 4:45 a.m. that morning. The man told the officer there was no reason for a flashlight to be there and said he believed someone may have been planning to break into his home.
Frightening situation: At 3:04 p.m. Sept. 18 in the 27000 block of Pacific Highway South, a victim told police, on the morning of Sept. 17, he arrived at his friend’s house in Federal Way as planned. When the victim got out of his car, he was grabbed around the neck from behind and passed out. When the victim woke up, his wallet, money, keys and phone were gone.
Boasting on Snapchat: At 11:35 a.m. Sept. 18 in the 1100 block of South Dashpoint Road, a victim’s mother reported her step-daughter’s cell phone was taken from her backpack while she was at school. The victim told her step-mother the possible suspect Snapchatted that they took the phone. Officers contacted the potential suspect the victim mentioned, and she told police she was joking and that she did not take the cell phone.