Bad meth: At 12:35 a.m. July 31 near the 30800 block of Pacific Highway South, police responded to a man laying in the middle of the roadway. The man eventually stood up, but was unable to stop himself from making involuntary movements. He was almost hit by a car. He admitted to smoking bad meth earlier.
Three-car accident: At 12:33 a.m. July 30 at 100 S. 320th St., officers responded to a three-car collision. No injuries were reported. Police conducted a field investigation by interviewing all drivers involved as well as passengers and witnesses. According to the report, vehicle 1 ran a red light and hit a car in the intersection that had a green light. Vehicle 1 hit vehicle 2’s front side and caused the bumper to come off. Vehicle 1 then lost control and veered into another traffic lane, hitting vehicle 3 and causing it to run into a nearby curb. Vehicle 1 continued over a curb and stopped into some bushes. All drivers and passengers were identified by their licenses. The driver of vehicle 1 was impounded and vehicles 1 and 3 were towed from the scene.
Baseball bat: At 1:35 p.m. July 29 near the 31000 block of 3rd Place SW, police responded to a call of domestic violence with a weapon. When police arrived, they found the suspect female with a baseball bat in hand as well as an elderly female victim she had assaulted, possibly causing fractures to her arm. The suspect was the victim’s caretaker. She was arrested and booked into SCORE jail.
Swallowing heroin: At 11:07 a.m. July 28 near the 800 block of South 320th Street, police responded to the listed location for a possible physical domestic violence call. A male and female at the residence were contacted and neither complained of any assault or injuries. The male was found to have a King County warrant for arrest. He was arrested and transported to SCORE jail where he then claimed he swallowed heroin before he was arrested. He was released at Auburn Medical Center, and King County was advised to reinstate the warrant.
Exploding window: At 11:07 p.m. July 28 near the 2200 block of South 320th Street, police responded to a call about a shattered window at the reporting party’s place of work. The damage appears to have been caused by a small hole from an airsoft or BB gun. There were no witnesses and no surveillance footage of the area. The employee stated she was working inside the building when the glass suddenly shattered.
Harassment: At 2:12 p.m. July 27 near the 4000 block of SW 328th Street, police received a call from a female victim stating she was being harassed by another female who was involved in a hit-and-run collision with her. The collision reportedly occurred in Kent and the suspect was known to the victim. When the victim attempted to contact the suspect via a third party, the suspect began making rude comments about her. The victim also said she made indirect threats to kill her, but she did not believe she was in any immediate danger. The victim advised she would be seeking a protection order against the suspect.
Snapchat fight: At 11 a.m. July 26 near the 36200 block of Enchanted Parkway South, police responded to a report of verbal threats via the social media app Snapchat. According to police records, on July 24, suspect 2 was involved in a verbal altercation with suspect 1 over the app in regards to both dating and being intimate with a male friend in common. Suspect 1 then apparently sent a message to suspect 2 saying “You’re going to get smoked.” Suspect 2 took that to mean she was going to get shot with a gun. Suspect 2 said she did not feel threatened and did not believe suspect 1 had access to any weapons. Police were not able to make contact with suspect 1.
Man vs. oncoming traffic: At 7:04 a.m. July 25 near the 34600 block of 9th Avenue South, police observed a victim stumbling into the roadway in front of oncoming cars. According to the police report, the victim was unable to communicate, mumbling and sweating profusely. He kept walking into oncoming traffic while officers were attempting to talk with him. He was unable to confirm what city he was in.
Ruined cellphone: At 4:42 p.m. July 24 at Steel Lake Park, officers were dispatched to an alleged assault. It was determined a juvenile male pushed a female into the lake as a joke, but the female’s cellphone was in her pocket and was consequently ruined. The victim did not want to press charges, and both families came to an agreement that the male’s family would replace the damaged cellphone. Case closed.
Attempted burglary: At 4:15 p.m. July 24 near the 900 block of South 372nd Way, a would-be burglar was chased off by the homeowner of the house he had attempted to gain entry to. According to police records, the homeowner was able to chase off the unknown white male before any damage was done.