Burglar found sleeping in resident’s bed | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Sept. 23-28.

Sept. 23

Purse stolen: At about 2:32 p.m. near the 33800 block of 1st Way South, officers responded to a theft from a vehicle. Police learned that the suspect stole the woman’s purse out of her hands after breaking the window of her car. Limited suspect information available.

Rocks thrown at fire truck: At about 4 p.m. near the 1500 block of S. 330th Street, police responded to reports of a man throwing rocks at a fire truck. No damage was found to the fire truck.

Sept. 24

Possible shooting: At about 2:22 a.m. near the 33100 block of Pacific Highway South, police responded to reports of a shooting. Someone called 911 to report they had been shot by a man in a red jacket, however they then passed the phone to someone else. The callers refused to talk to police. Police did not find shell casings in the area where the shooting was reported. Safe City cameras did not provide any useful footage.

Voyeurism: At about 2:17 p.m. near the 4200 block of S. 288th Street, a high school student reported that two other students were filming him when he was using the bathroom. The students were identified and voyeurism charges will be forwarded to the King County Juvenile Prosecutor’s Office for review.

Threats to kill: At about 12:59 p.m. near the 27600 block of Pacific Highway South, a woman called 911 to report her boyfriend had pointed a gun at her and said he was going to kill her. Officers responded and the boyfriend was arrested.

Two people attacked by minors: At about 7:33 p.m. near the 1200 block of S. 356th Street, two victims were accosted by a group of juveniles over a glass pipe that one of the victims found. An altercation took place and both victims were punched repeatedly. The pipe and a cell phone were stolen.

Shot while getting gas: At about 4:06 pm. Near the 33800 block of 1st Way South, a man showed up to St. Francis Hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg. The man stated he was shot while filling up his vehicle with gas.

Sept. 25

Trailer stolen: At about 12:24 p.m. near the 31910 block of Gateway Center Boulevard, a driver parked his vehicle with a trailer attached in the parking lot of the Marriott hotel. When he returned in the morning, the trailer was gone. No security camera footage or suspect information available.

Shoplifter points gun: At about 10:55 a.m. near the 35400 block of 21st Avenue SW, a man shoplifted from Ace Hardware and two employees followed him out of the store. One employee chased down the suspect to a nearby gas station when the suspect turned and pointed a gun at the employee. The employee ran back to the gas station and called 911.

Encampment fire: At about 6:39 p.m. near the 3500 block of S. 320th Street, an officer saw a large column of black smoke coming from the wooded area near the former Weyerhaeuser campus. The officer heard a loud explosion coming from the area with visible flames. The fir was located in a homeless encampment in the woods, but no transients were found near the fire. South King Fire responded to extinguish the fire.

Sept. 26

Closing time trespass: At about 12:25 a.m. near the 1800 block of S. 320th Street, a woman was cited for trespassing after she stayed in a retail store’s bathroom after closing.

Burglar in bed: At about 3:43 a.m. near the 35600 block of 12th Avenue SW, a resident found the burglary suspect sleeping in their daughter’s bed. Suspect was booked into jail for burglary.

Sept. 27

Baseball field fire: At about 8 a.m. near the 35900 block of 16th Avenue South, an unknown suspect set fire to the scorers table behind the baseball field sometime overnight. The fire marshal responded and took over the investigation. No suspect information.

Possible hate crime: At about 11:32 a.m. near the 32032 block of Weyerhaeuser Way South, the victim’s employer’s attorney called to report an incident of workplace harassment involving some of the victim’s personal belongings being damaged at the Washington Education Association building. The incident appears to be racially motivated.

Sept. 28

Knife incident: At about 12:08 a.m. near the 31000 block of 19th Place SW, officers responded to reports of a suspicious subject at an apartment complex. A man and a woman both called 911 to report an assault with a knife possibly involved. Officer found two involved parties both with visible injuries. Officers arrested the man on domestic violence charges and he was booked into jail.