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From the Federal Way police log.

May 22

There were three reports of vehicle theft, and three vehicles were recovered.

Forced entry: On Military Road at about 4 a.m., officers responded to a report of a burglary. Off-site security via CCTV witnessed an unknown suspect pry open the door of a business with a crowbar. The suspect entered the business and then shortly left.

Unknown threats: Via phone, a female reported that she received multiple calls from an unknown phone number. She said the person calling said she was going to be either hospitalized or dead. The reporting female said it sounded like a female voice that she recognized.

Attempted break-in: On South 319th Street, at about 10 p.m., officers responded to a call of an attempted break-in with a baseball bat. It was reported to be a male and female. One reporting party said they heard someone screaming, “I’ll break a window.” When police arrived at the scene, they found a broken window, but no entry was made. The unit is supposedly vacant.

May 23

There were three reports of vehicle theft, and one vehicle was recovered.

Juveniles assault man: On Pacific Highway South at about 2:50 a.m., an anonymous reporting party informed dispatch that several juveniles had assaulted a transient man with a baseball bat. Officers located the victim, but the victim could not provide a description of the suspects. The victim was bleeding from the top of his head from the incident.

Renting scam: Officers took a phone report in which the reporting party stated that she was looking for a new place to live, which led her to Facebook Marketplace. Through the that site, she contacted a supposed renter and, over two months, sent $7,000 to the supposed renter. The reporting party went to the house and called the real estate company and then found out the whole ordeal was a scam.

Intoxicated man committed: On Pacific Highway South at about 1 p.m., a man was trespassed from a business after being at a business with his pants around his ankles. He stated this occurred because he was tired. Officers later found the man about a block away lying on the ground on his back behind an electrical box. He was found with his pants down again while kids were walking by, and he could not stand straight. He was also dancing down the street. Based on their observations, officers determined the man was unable to take care of himself, and he appeared to be under the influence of some kind of drug. Officers asked the man about the day of the week, and he did not know.

Alcohol-induced committal: On Pacific Highway South at about 7:40 p.m., officers responded to a report of a man passed out and lying in mulch. When speaking with officers, the man could not stay awake, and the man said he had consumed four bottles of vodka. The man had no one to care for him, and he did not know what city he was in.

May 24

There were four reports of vehicle theft, and two vehicles were recovered.

Vacant unit burglary: On 16th Avenue South at about 8 a.m., there was a report of multiple vacant units being burglarized. One dishwasher was stolen.

High-value theft: On South 348th Street at about 4:30 p.m., a female victim stated that she walked the West Hylebos Trail, and when she returned, she found that her car had been broken into. Her purse was stolen, which included $3,000 in cash, her vehicle title, and her wallet containing her bank cards. No suspects were found at that time.

Untrue Facebook posts: A female reported that two Facebook accounts were posting on the website, making claims that the reporting party had been doing sexual acts at her workplace. The reporting female said she had no idea who was running the fake accounts.

Fence assault: On South 312th Street at about 2:50 p.m., someone reported that a vehicle had driven into the fence at Steel Lake Park. When officers arrived, both the reporting party and the vehicle had left the scene. Before the suspect had left, city employees took down the suspect’s insurance info and took photos.

May 25

There were zero reports of vehicle theft, and one vehicle was recovered.

Honest intoxicated woman: On Pacific Highway South at about 2:50 a.m., a female called 911 to self-report that she had been driving under the influence of alcohol. The female pulled over to a gas station and waited for police to arrive. Upon police arrival, the female failed a voluntary field sobriety test and was taken into custody for DUI. She was booked into jail.

Swastika-painting man: At about 1:45 p.m., police responded to a male spray painting a swastika on an electrical box on South 334th Street. The male was located and detained. The suspect was arrested on new charges and a warrant. Public works were notified and painted over the graffiti.

Driving on a rim: On South 320th Street at about 7:40 p.m., a vehicle was parked in the center turn lane, blocking the flow of traffic. The vehicle was missing the passenger front tire and was driving on a rim. The driver attempted to drive the vehicle and left damage to the road before stalling. The driver was having a mental health episode and was unable to assist with the impound of the vehicle.

Egged: On Dash Point Road, at about 1:30 p.m., a man reported that a Jeep full of teenagers threw eggs at his car and then sped past him. The man then stopped at a gas station and cleaned the eggs off of his car before the paint was ruined.

May 26

There was one report of vehicle theft, and two vehicles were recovered.

Distress call: A juvenile called stating that other juveniles were trying to fight her, and the incident escalated to the point of two juveniles brandishing a firearm at the victim. Suspects were gone upon arrival, fleeing in two black sedans.

May 27

There were three reports of vehicle theft, and one vehicle was recovered.

Involuntary committal: On 23rd Avenue South, at about 7 p.m., a woman stumbled on the bus loading platform. When officers attempted to speak to her, she was unable to communicate clearly and concisely. The female was reported to smell like alcohol, and she had bloodshot and watery eyes. While talking to the female, she fell on an officer. She was unable to stand on her own and had to lean on walls. She was not able to care for herself.

May 28

There were two reports of vehicle theft, and two vehicles were recovered.

Nonprofit scammed: Federal Way Police Department took this report via phone at about 1 p.m. The victim advised that she runs a nonprofit that helps immigrants obtain certifications. The victim advised that she had given a subject $2,000 via mobile transaction for them to translate and send back a certification of conversion of education standard. Once the male was confronted, he quickly deleted his WhatsApp app. The victim provided only a name, which was seen on the subject’s WhatsApp page. No further information or leads at this time.