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Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log May 5-10.

May 5

Security assaulted: At about 5:35 a.m. near the 1900 block of South 314th Street, a security officer at Walmart was assaulted by an unknown man. The security officer was punched in the mouth after he confronted the suspect looking into vehicles.

May 6

Weapons threat: At about 12:15 a.m. near the 31900 block of Gateway Center Boulevard, police responded to an argument between a couple. The man was reportedly armed and pointed the weapon at the female while entering the unit she was in. Police arrested the man and obtained a warrant for entering the unit. A rifle and a pistol were found inside the room.

Slashed tires: At about 12:30 p.m. near the 35000 block of Enchanted Parkway South, a woman visited Hobby Lobby and when she returned to her vehicle, she found that an unknown suspect slashed two of her passenger side tires. The woman had no negative interactions prior and does not know what the motive would be. No viable suspects.

Stray bullet: At about 9 p.m. near the 27800 block of Pacific Highway South, officers responded to an apartment complex for reports of an illegal discharge. Police discovered that a single bullet went through the stairwell of a building and entered an apartment, nearly striking the occupants who were sitting on their couch. No suspect information and no one was injured.

May 7

Stabbing suspect outstanding: At about 1:30 p.m. near South 320th Street and I-5 north, officers responded to a stabbing. A suspect was identified and probable cause was established. The suspect fled the scene and has not been found.

May 8

Possible overdose: At about 7:35 a.m. near the 1200 block of South 320th Street, officers responded to reports of a woman slumped over the wheel in a running vehicle in the Safeway parking lot. Officers attempted to wake the woman, but she was not responsive and appeared she was not breathing. Her car window was broken by officers in order to provide aid and she was transported to St. Francis Hospital. Hospital staff called later and reported they located a large quantity of suspected fentanyl pills hidden on the female.

Domestic violence: At about 2:05 p.m. near the 3000 block of 8th Avenue South, an ex-girlfriend was approached by her ex-boyfriend while in her vehicle. Inside the vehicle, the ex-boyfriend punched the woman in her head and strangled her to the point of losing consciousness. The ex-boyfriend eventually stopped and the woman took herself to the hospital. The ex-boyfriend was not located.

May 9

Bus shelter fire: At about 1:48 a.m. near the 1300 block of South 336th Street, a bus stop was set on fire and fully engulfed. The fire was contained and put out by firefighters.

Knife at school: At about 8 a.m. near the 1100 block of SW Dash Point Road, a student brought a kitchen steak knife to school after another student threatened to beat her up on social media. The student was sent home from school as an emergency expulsion.

Dangerous driving: At about 5 p.m. near the 100 block of SW Campus Drive, a man was arrested for DUI, hit and run, and reckless engagement after investigation determined he drove intoxicated, crashed into an apartment building and was driving with a child on his lap. The man was sent to SCORE Jail.

May 10

Social media scam: At about 1:30 p.m. near the 100 block of South 333rd Street, a person was scammed out of $24,000 by an unknown person on social media.

The Federal Way Mirror police blotter is a sample of entries compiled from the Federal Way Police Department’s Public Information Officer log. For more information on our processes at the Mirror, email your questions to

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