Burglar caught after leaping through broken window | Federal Way Police Blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log from August 30 - September 5

Aug. 30

Burglar detained: At 2:15 p.m. a suspect was detained without incident following a call for a residential burglary in progress.

Nonresidential burglary: A business at the 36000 block of Enchanted Parkway South was burglarized overnight.

Aug. 31

There were at least 4 reports of vehicle theft or attempted vehicle theft on this day.

Nonresidential burglary: Officers responded to a commercial alarm at the 1800 block of South 316th Street at approximately 3 a.m. The reporting party observed the suspect still inside the location via CCTV. After leaping through a broken window from within the business and fleeing on foot, the suspect was caught by police.

Car theft thwarted: At approximately 11 p.m. at the 35000 block of Enchanted Parkway South, two suspects entered a man’s car while he was using an ATM. Upon finding the two suspects in his car, the man punched one of them in the face and retrieved his keys. The two suspects then fled.

Sept. 1

There were at least 6 reports of vehicle theft or attempted vehicle theft on this day.

Threatening workers: After entering a business on the 600 block of South 348th Street around 8:30 a.m. a man began swearing, insulting and threatening to shoot employees and customers. No weapons were seen and the suspect was gone on the arrival of police.

Nonresidential burglary: Surveillance footage at a business on the 31100 block of 28th Ave South showed a subject cutting a fence and entering a yard to steal multiple tools in the middle of the night.

Stolen firearm: A local resident reported that their registered firearm was stolen from their home while they were out of town.

Sept. 2

There were at least 5 reports of vehicle theft or attempted vehicle theft on this day.

DUI/officer assault: Officers responded to a welfare check call on a woman who was unconscious in a running vehicle around 11:45 p.m. on Pacific Highway. When officers arrived they found probable cause for DUI. She assaulted them as they were arresting her, but was successfully taken into custody.

Coach and parent altercation: A coach called to report a fight between himself and an unruly parent at around 11:15 a.m. at the 33900 block of 19th Avenue Southwest. When the report was filed, it appeared that the coach defended himself from an attack.

Sept. 3

There were at least 12 reports of vehicle theft or attempted vehicle theft on this day.

Nonresidential burglary: Police responded to an alarm at a business at the 33700 block of 21st Avenue Southwest at approximately 3:50 a.m. Security footage showed that two suspects broke into a food mart kiosk and opened the safe. Lottery tickets were also taken.

Vehicle collision leads to gun threat: After a collision in a business parking lot at the 35100 block of Enchanted Parkway South an unknown male pointed a gun at the victim but fled before police arrival.

Bar assault: An female victim reported an assault that occurred the night prior at a bar on the 29100 block of Pacific Highway South.

Shoplifting: A suspect stole over $2,000 of merchandise from a retail business on the 34000 block of Hoyt Road Southwest at approximately 2 p.m.

Parking lot altercation: At around 4:40 p.m. at the 900 block of Southwest Campus Drive officers responded to report of an illegal discharge. While in route they were advised of 2-3 people fighting in the parking lot. One person there was working on his truck but had blood on hat and head and was not willing to explain why. The victim said he was attacked by the suspect and had to fend him off with a pole that the suspect originally had with him. The suspect was placed under arrest.

Armed robbery: A victim was robbed by a suspect with a firearm on the 31200 block of 1st Avenue South between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Sept. 4

There were at least 3 reports of vehicle theft or attempted vehicle theft on this day and 2 reports of attempted motorcycle theft.

Malicious mischief: A suspect was arrested for felony malicious mischief after making a threat with a weapon at a bank at 5 p.m. on South 312th Street.

Mattress stolen: At approximately 7 p.m. at a business on the 1400 block of South 348th Street an unidentified suspect shoplifted a mattress and fled to a waiting vehicle.

Sept. 5

There were at least 7 reports of vehicle theft or attempted vehicle theft on this day.

Fraud: After dropping off her daughter, a woman received a threatening phone call stating that an unknown male had her daughter and to wire money to a phone number. She was told not to hang up until the money was sent and could hear crying in the background that sounded like her daughter. The daughter was eventually determined to be safe.

Nonresidential burglary: A business called to report a burglary. The business appears to have been left unsecured according to the police report and multiple items were stolen including a checkbook

Residential burglary: A suspect entered a house that is currently for sale, stole a bottle of wine and damaged the realtor’s lockbox at an unknown time on 30th Ave Southwest.

Unknown cause of death: A man was reported unconscious face down on the sidewalk at 8:30 p.m. at the 31600 block of Pacific Highway South. Police performed CPR but the man was pronounced deceased upon the arrival of the South King Fire personnel. The man was identified through his belongings. There were no obvious signs of injuries and the investigation into the cause of death is ongoing.

Wire theft: Sometime between 4 a.m. to 6 a.m. several thousands of dollars of copper wire were cut at the 29400 block of Redondo Way South.

The Federal Way Mirror police blotter is a sample of entries compiled from the Federal Way Police Department’s Public Information Officer log. For more information on our reporting processes at the Mirror, email your questions to editor@fedwaymirror.com