BigFoot Java robbed at gunpoint | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Oct. 14-20

Oct. 14

Mail thieves caught: At about 1:19 a.m. near the 800 block of SW 306th Street, officers responded to reports of theft. Upon arrival, officers were able to detain two suspects that were later confirmed by the victim to be the suspects who stole their mail.

Kids find shotgun: At about 7:45 p.m. near the 35700 block of 16th Ave. S., some juveniles found a shotgun while playing in the woods behind Park 16 Apartments. The shotgun had no record and there is no evidence at this time to indicate the shotgun was used in a crime. The shotgun was submitted as evidence for potential follow up.

Oct. 15

Library window broken: At about 2:59 p.m. near the 34200 block of 1st Way S., a man was arrested by police for trespassing on property and then breaking a window at the Federal Way Library. The man also broke a window in the rear of a personally-owned car.

Oct. 16

Taser threats: At about 11:51 p.m. near the 1000 block of S. 281st Place, police responded to an argument between the suspects and the victims over a noise complaint. During the argument, a male suspect pulled out a Taser and tased the male victim and then further threatened to shoot him with a real gun. The female suspect then chased the other victim, also a female, with a Taser and threatened to taser her as well. Both suspects were gone on arrival when police showed up.

Oct. 17

Man in the woods: At about 4:46 p.m. near the 33300 block of 30th Avenue SW, two kids were contacted by an unknown man in the woods. The man reportedly attempted to lure the female cousin into the woods. The children immediately fled and the man was not located by officers. Both children were safely returned to their uncle without incident.

Oct. 18

Car stolen at gunpoint: At about 3:17 a.m. near the 3000 both of 25th Avenue SW, an officer responded to a carjacking with use of a firearm.

Smashing pumpkins: At about 9:44 p.m. near the 33000 block of 11th Avenue SW, a woman reported that her garage door had been dented by an unknown suspect. The woman has surveillance footage of three kids on her property. The three kids smashed the woman’s pumpkins and fled. The video does not show the kids damaging her garage door. Footage quality is not good enough to identify the kids.

Oct. 19

BigFoot robbery: At about 12:34 a.m. near the 4672 block of SW 320th Street, the BigFoot Java drive-thru coffee stand was robbed at gunpoint. The suspect fled the area and was not located by police.

Oct. 20

Purple dragon stolen: At about 12:57 p.m. near the 3400 block of SW 333rd Street, a person reported their inflatable dragon had been stolen from their front yard sometime overnight. The dragon is purple and black, and stands about 7.5-feet tall.

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