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Husky injured in hit-and-run | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Jan. 13-19

Jan. 13

Weapons offense: At about 2:56 p.m. near the 31600 block of Pacific Highway S., officers responded to a dispute involving a weapon. While on scene, it was determined the victim had left the scene, and employees requested the other subject be trespassed.

Duo steals power tools: At about 1:40 p.m. near the 35425 block of Enchanted Parkway S., unknown male and female suspects shoplifted from the Lowe’s store, stealing multiple power tools. The Loss Prevention Officer believes this is the same couple who shoplifted power tools on Jan. 8.

Jan. 14

Leaf blower stolen from church: At about 1:48 p.m. near the 30012 block of Military Road S., an unknown man stole a leaf blower from the parking lot of Church of Christ Federal Way. The maintenance worker went inside the church for a moment and when he returned, the blower was gone. A witness observed the suspect jump into a blue sedan driven by an unknown woman. The suspect allegedly jumped out of the vehicle and ran into the Camelot Square Mobile Homes. The license plate number returned as a registered owner out of Wisconsin. No further suspect information.

Husky injured in hit and run: At about 4:58 p.m. near the 2900 block of S. 288th Street, officers were dispatched to a dog that had sustained injuries during a hit and run. The witness on scene provided the only suspect information available, stating the suspect’s car was possibly a burgundy sedan with tinted windows. The dog’s owner was contacted and they immediately brought the Husky to a local veterinary hospital prior to officers’ arrival. None of the nearby properties have surveillance footage and no other suspect information is available.

Jan. 15

Possible child abduction: At about 3:57 p.m. near the 35700 block of 16th Avenue S., officers responded to reports of suspicious circumstances. The reporting party believes he may have seen an attempted child abduction at the Park 16 Apartments. The alleged victim was able to escape the alleged suspect and the two were not seen together again. No other reporting parties called and officers were unable to locate the involved parties.

Jan. 16

Possible illegal discharge: At about 9:33 p.m. near the 2600 block of SW 332nd Place, officers responded to reports of an illegal discharge in the area near the Westway neighborhood. While area checking, officers also heard several popping sounds that could have been either gunshots or fireworks in the SW 334th Place and 26th Place SW area. After checking the neighborhood, no victims, shell casings, or damages were found.

Jan. 17

Woman punched, robbed: At about 12:15 a.m. near the 2302 block of S. 320th Street, officers responded to a domestic violence assault at McDonald’s. A male punched a female in the face, took her phone and left the scene in a vehicle. Police were unable to locate the suspect and the female declined to provide further information.

Injured woman in resident’s backyard: At about 12:19 a.m. near the 2000 block of S. 304th Street, officers were dispatched to a suspicious person at a resident’s home. A man reported that an injured female had appeared in his backyard begging for help. Officers interviewed the female victim and developed probable cause for a domestic violence assault that occurred in a nearby transient tent camp in the woods. The suspect was identified, but not located. Charges were forwarded to the city prosecutors.

Shoplifter brandishes knife: At about 7:59 a.m. near the 31855 block of Pacific Highway S., a victim flagged down an officer and claimed he was just robbed. After investigation, police determined it was a shoplift where the suspect produced a knife after the store regained all of its merchandise. The suspect was arrested and booked into Kent City Jail without incident.

Newspaper used to possibly conceal gun: At about 10:47 a.m. near the 1200 block of S. 324th Street, officers responded to the sounds of a verbal domestic dispute. While officers were en route, the call changed to a possible robbery with a weapon. When officers arrived, the reporting party stated a man had attempted to rob her with a newspaper that was concealing a possible gun. The man was located nearby and was arrested.

Jan. 18

Juvenile with gun: At about 4:38 a.m. near the 32900 block of 30th Avenue SW, a person called to report sounds of shots fired by a group of juveniles. A group of juveniles were located leaving within proximity of the area. A male within the group had a firearm on him. He was then booked into Kent City Jail on multiple charges.

Jan. 19

Knife brandished at gas station: At about 9:38 a.m. near the 29625 block of Pacific Highway S., a male suspect entered the Shell gas station and threatened the employee with a knife during the course of an argument regarding coffee condiments.

Drivers chase, shoot at each other: At about 6:29 p.m. near the 3000 block of S. 288th Street, patrol officers responded to the listed location after three separate people called 911 to report a shooting or sounds of a shooting. Upon arrival, witnesses said there were two vehicles that appeared to be exchanging gunfire and chasing each other. The vehicles were described as a black car chasing a white car. Officers did not find any suspects during an area check, but they did find a .45 caliber bullet casing in the roadway in front of a nearby trailer. Another trailer nearby also had damage from two bullet strikes. Officers recovered the bullets and four bullets shell casings as evidence. No further suspect information.

Suspects point guns at gym goers: At about 6:21 p.m. near the 1211 block of S. 320th Street, two men reported a vehicle with two male suspects and a female suspect stopping them as they left the gym. The suspects, who were unknown to the victims, verbally harassed the men and pointed firearms at them.

Suspect sprays security with pepper spray: At about 11:13 p.m. near the 1715 block of S. 352nd Street, officers responded to a strong armed robbery at the Home Depot. The fleeing suspect used pepper spray to spray the Loss Prevention Officer twice before running out with two tools.


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