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Customer maced after intervening in shoplift | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log July 28-Aug. 2.

July 28

Day Center burglary: At about 9:24 a.m. near the 33505 block of 13th Place South, officers responded to reports of a commercial burglary. It was determined that an unknown suspect made entry through the roof of the Federal Way Day Center and stole three laptops. No suspect information.

Shoplifter arrested: At about 7:15 p.m. near the 32000 block of Pacific Highway South, police responded to a business for reports of a man taking items off hangers and yelling at employees. The man walked out of the store without paying while carrying merchandise. Police were flagged down by the employee and pointed to the man. Police contacted the suspect, who was compliant at first, then fled. Police apprehended the man and booked him into SCORE Jail.

July 29

Knife threat at supermarket: At about 3:16 p.m. near the 28800 block of Military Road South, officers responded to a call regarding threats with a knife at a supermarket. The victim advised officers he was in a physical altercation with the suspect and a knife was produced. Probable cause was not established.

Suspect flees after reported shooting: At about 11:22 p.m. near the 35400 block of 25th Avenue SW, officers were dispatched to an apartment complex for reports of two gunshots. Prior to police arrival, an unidentifiable man fled the scene in a black SUV. A witness said he saw the man with a pistol in his hands jump into the car after he fired two shots. Police did not locate the suspect and did not find any bullet casings.

July 30

Brother shoots sister: At about 11:17 a.m. near the 28100 block of 18th Avenue South, the MultiCare staff called to report a gunshot wound patient had arrived in the emergency room. According to the patient, she was involved in an argument with her brother at her apartment, which led to her brother shooting her once in the buttocks. The patient did not cooperate and declined to provide a formal statement.

Victim strangled: At about 6:09 p.m. near the 1200 block of S. 336th Street, a victim reported she was strangled by her boyfriend to the point of unconsciousness during an argument.

Obstructing justice: At about 10:30 p.m. near the 2100 block of SW 356th Street, a man entered a homicide scene and started to fight with the officers.

July 31

Suspect shoots at vehicle: At about 9:54 p.m. near the 33219 block of 26th Avenue SW, a vehicle was shot at by an unknown suspect. There was a large memorial party for a person who was killed at the Planet Fitness in Des Moines. A house across the street got hit by one of the bullets. No one was injured. The driver of the vehicle was uncooperative and did not want police assistance. No suspect information.

Aug. 1

Misplaced mail: At about 2:27 p.m. near the 2100 block of S. 286th Street, a woman reported finding a bag of mail in her backyard that she believed was thrown over the fence. The mail was from addresses in Federal Way and Kent. No suspect information, but the mail bag was returned to the office to be re-delivered.

Man grabs woman: At about 3:17 p.m. near the 2410 block of S. 312th Street, a woman reported a man grabbed her and touched her inappropriately before fleeing into Steel Lake Park. Police did not locate the suspect.

Aug. 2

Customer bear maced: At about 4:51 p.m. near the 32000 block of Pacific Highway South, officers responded to an assault. A customer at the Ross store had attempted to intervene in a shoplift and was sprayed with bar mace. Limited suspect information.


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