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Driver crashes stolen car into light pole | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Aug. 4-9.

Aug. 4

Campaigner struck by beer can: At about 1:04 p.m. near the intersection of S. 320th Street and Pacific Highway South, a person holding a political sign was struck by a can of beer while supporting a campaign. No suspect information was available. The victim was uninjured.

Carjacking: At about 2:09 p.m. near the 1715 block of S. 352nd Street, police responded to an armed robbery at Home Depot and a carjacking in the store’s parking lot. Police contacted the victims and received information about the suspect. Suspect was gone on arrival.

Aug. 5

Bikes stolen: At about 6:35 a.m. near the 700 block of SW 361st Street, officers were dispatched to a burglary. The victim reported an unknown man used a device to open the garage door by keypad and removed two bicycles without permission.

Suspect throws gasoline, cigarette: At about 3:18 p.m. near the 2400 block of S. 320th Street, a victim was discharged from St. Francis Hospital for an eye injury. The victim said the suspect is someone she knows and is a friend at their homeless encampment. The victim said she stole her friend’s property, then the friend threw gasoline on her face and a cigarette at her chest. The victim became agitated and angry at the police. She did not want to provide a statement and walked away.

Knife threat: At about 2:43 p.m. near the Riverstone Apartments, officers responded to a threat with a knife involving a mother and daughter.

Aug. 6

Man circling with gun: At about 12:29 p.m. near the 35400 block of 25th Avenue SW, police responded to reports of a threat with a weapon. The reporting party said a man with a gun was circling the parking lot after threatening her daughter. The man left the area prior to police arrival. The reporting party provided little information before refusing to cooperate with the officers.

Shooting: At about 9:13 p.m. near the 37500 block of 16th Avenue South, officers responded to a shooting at an apartment complex. On the scene, officers determined one victim was transported to the hospital. The suspects are unknown.

Aug. 7

Driver crashes stolen car: At about 8:22 a.m. near the 35700 block of Pacific Highway South, a vehicle blew through a red light, lost control and drove into oncoming traffic. The vehicle crashed into a light pole, knocking it down. The driver was then seen getting into a trailing red vehicle. The crashed vehicle was confirmed stolen. No suspect information.

Stolen puppy: At about 2:32 p.m. near the 34000 block of 22nd Place SW, a victim returned home to find her 13-week-old Husky puppy missing from the backyard. Later, the victim was contacted on Facebook by someone who said they had the puppy and wanted to buy it for $450. The victim refused and asked for the puppy to be returned, and the unknown person deleted the Facebook page. No witnesses or security camera footage available.

Hate crime: At about 6:18 p.m. near the 32100 block of 19th Lane SW, the victim, who is on crutches with a broken foot, was confronted by his downstairs neighbor in the parking lot. The neighbor repeatedly used the “N” word, kicked the victim’s car and attempted to get his dog to attack the victim. The victim pushed the suspect neighbor away. Both parties were separated and given no-contact order information.

Knife threat: At about 10:15 p.m. near the 1400 block of S. 320th Street, a building security guard called 911 after he was threatened with a knife after asking a man to leave the property. The suspect verbally threatened to stab the security guard, then produced a shiny metallic item from his pocket. The security guard then maced the suspect. The suspect ran away, but was located by police and booked into jail for felony harassment.

Aug. 9

Shooting: At about 2 a.m. near the 33200 block of 11th Avenue SW, officers were dispatched to an illegal discharge that occurred at a residence. The reporting party heard two gunshots, then found damage to a parked car in the driveway and a second-story window. No suspect information provided.


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