Driver flashes gun at teenage girls | Federal Way Police Blotter

The following is a sample from the Federal Way police log:

The following is a sample from the Federal Way police log:

Woman punched by boyfriend: At 2:03 a.m. on Jan. 24 in the 100 block of S. 331st Place, a woman reported to police that she was driving with her boyfriend. They started arguing after she said she needed to go back and get her purse which she had left at a friend’s house. After they arrived at an apartment complex, she told police she wanted to talk to him, but he “walked up on her” and she put her hand on his neck to stop him. He then struck her four or five times. She was able to get in her vehicle and leave. The suspect was not in the area when police arrived.

Woman receives threatening messages: At 8:27 a.m. on Jan. 24 in the 1900 block of SW Campus Drive, a victim reported that her ex-boyfriend threatened to kill her. She has a protection order against him, but she found missed call notifications from a number she didn’t recognize. She recognized her ex’s voice in a message and he said that he was going to kill her. She had switched numbers and was unsure how he got her new number. Police went to his residence to arrest him, but it was his grandmother who opened the door and told police he had left. They told her to tell him to turn himself in when he returned.

Car broken into: At 9:38 a.m. on Jan. 24 in the 4900 block of SW 319th Lane, a victim noticed his car had been broken into overnight. He described the car as “ransacked.” The victim was not sure how the suspect gained entry to his vehicle. The victim also reported that nothing was stolen. There was no suspect information.

Window broken at business: At 9:49 a.m. on Jan. 24 in the 33400 block of Pacific Highway S., a victim reported that sometime overnight, an unknown suspect broke a window to the business. A small ball or BB was found just inside the window. Nothing was found disturbed or missing from inside of the restaurant. The owner advised there was no video surveillance inside the business or covering the complex. There are no suspects at this time and nothing of evidentiary value was located on or near the window.

Man fires shots at mobile homes: At 11:35 a.m. on Jan. 24 in the 3000 block of S. 288th St., several residents of Camelot Square Mobile Home Park called reporting sounds of gunfire. One reporting person gave the description of a male shooting a silver handgun near two units. When police arrived, numerous trailers were checked and no injuries were reported. Two trailers were found to have been occupied and struck by multiple rounds and several spent casing were found near the street in front of a trailer. The suspect was described as a black male in his late teens to early twenties wearing black clothing with a black bandana pulled up covering his mouth and nose.

Women steal large quantity of clothing: At 1:22 p.m., at 1901 S. Commons, approximately four females entered Macy’s and quickly began to select several Polo clothing items. They then ran out of the store to a vehicle and quickly drove away. The women were in their mid-20s to mid-30s. The theft was discovered after the incident. There was an approximate loss of $2,200.

Man hears voices: At 4:33 p.m. on Jan. 24 in the 31600 block of 23rd Ave. S., a man told police that he was having suicidal thoughts and had been hearing voices. He told police he was thinking about strangling himself with a belt and T-shirt. He said the last voice he heard was four hours earlier and it told him to kill his parents. He called 911 to report the suicidal thoughts. He was involuntarily committed.

Man axes door in domestic violence: At 9:41 p.m. on Jan. 24 in the 1300 block of SW 351st St., a 54-year-old man was arrested for assault with a weapon. Officers were dispatched to a domestic dispute with a weapon call. The suspect attempted to strangle the victim using both of his hands. The suspect then got an axe and started to strike the victim’s bedroom door several times. The axe was recovered in the garage.

Bullet casings found: At 1:13 a.m. on Jan. 23 in the 3400 block of S. 344th Way, officers responded to the area for sounds of an illegal discharge. The reporting party was working security in the area and heard what sounded like nine gunshots coming from Weyerhauser Way S. Six cartridge casings were located in the roadway of Weyerhauser Way S. near the 34400 block. The cartridge casings were marked, photographed and collected. They were later booked into evidence. At this time, no victims have been located.

Thieves attempt to defraud store: At 11:04 a.m. on Jan. 23 at 31419 Pacific Highway S., Petco staff reported that two females and a male attempted to fraudulently return a bed valued at $130. Staff told police that the group entered the store with a wet, crumpled up receipt and selected a bed from the shelf. The group then attempted to return the bed for cash but was denied. Staff called the number of the purchaser on the receipt who confirmed they were not attempting to return the bed and they disposed of the receipt in the trash outside of the store. The staff told police that the group then left the business with the bed without paying for the item. The staff was unable to obtain a license plate number for their green SUV they left in. There was no video surveillance available and no further suspect description.

Fence vandalized: At 11:03 a.m. on Jan. 23 in the 2500 block of S. 317th St., police received a report stating that over the prior two nights, an unknown suspect(s) tagged the fence belonging to an apartment complex. The tag was “Lokos 13.” The condo board president has already contacted the property management company to have it removed later this week. There are no suspects at this time.

Firefighter nearly assaulted: At 5:23 p.m. on Jan. 23 in the 31500 block of Pacific Highway S., an officer was dispatched to a fire assist. Once on the scene, the officer witnessed a man become verbal with a firefighter and it appeared he was about to assault the firefighter. The suspect ignored the police officer’s verbal commands. The officer attempted to detain the suspect, but he resisted. The officer was eventually able to detain the suspect. The suspect sustained minor scratches to his face. He was treated by South King Fire and Rescue and later booked into SCORE jail.

Woman assaults man, steals keys: At 10:59 p.m. on Jan. 23 in the 32300 block of Fourth Place S., a man called police to report that he was assaulted and had his keys stolen by a female who cooks and cleans for him. The man stated that he received a cut on his finger but refused medical treatment. The man had returned to his home in University Place and was using a cell phone. He stated that he was going to come into the station to file a report in person. He was provided with a case number. The case was listed as inactive until he came into the station to provide a written statement.

Gas station assault: At 8:52 a.m. on Jan. 23 in the 34700 block of Pacific Highway S., witnesses called 911 after a person entered a gas station and made several attempts to grab ahold of a victim. Witnesses stood between the two of them to prevent the suspect from assaulting the victim. The suspect was arrested and booked into SCORE jail.

Employee embezzles thousands: At noon on Jan. 22 in the 1600 block of S. 324th St., an employee from the Department of Licensing was accused of stealing money from the register on several occasions. The funds totaled $3,144.

Boyfriend threatens girlfriend: At 1:59 p.m. on Jan. 22 in the 28800 block of Pacific Highway S., a woman reported that her long-term boyfriend had threatened to kill her after an argument. The suspect was arrested and an exacto knife was seized by police.

Suspect flees after assault: At 2:35 p.m. on Jan. 22 in the 30300 block of 13th Ave. S., officers responded to a report of an assault. It was determined that an assault had taken place and it was domestic violence related. The suspect in the case fled prior to police arrival. The police attempted to locate the suspect, but were unable to do so.

Man escapes beating after buying drugs: At 8:25 p.m., in the 28700 block of Military Road S., a man was choked and hit by a man and woman after he had failed to pay them $450 for drugs. The couple showed up at his work and he handed them $100. They asked him if he wanted to get high with them, which he obliged, and the three got into a car, where the assault began. The man tried to get out of the car but couldn’t because child proof locks were in effect. After telling them he didn’t have anymore money, they stopped at a gas station where the man was able to escape. He ran to the 7-Eleven and used someone’s cell phone to call 911.

Window broken by crowd: At 7:59 p.m. on Jan. 22 in the 2000 block of SW 318th Place, residents of a condominium reported that a situation involving eight males and females was occurring in the parking lot off the complex. Officers arrived at the condo and contacted the victim inside her apartment. She told police that five suspects came to her home demanding that her cousin come outside. When she came outside, a suspect threw a rock through a window at their residence. All suspects left the scene prior to police arrival and only one was identified.

Man urinates in public: At 2:43 p.m. on Jan. 21 in the 31800 block of Pacific Highway S., police responded to a call about an unwanted man near a business. When police arrived, they found the man urinating on the wall on the back side of the building. He was arrested and issued a citation.

Teens steal shoes: At 2:32 p.m. on Jan. 21 at 1927 S Commons, police were dispatched to a report of a theft. Two juvenile females were trying on