Man brandishes weapon at family member | 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:

Store robbed by two men: Between 3 and 4 p.m. on Jan. 10 in the 31000 block of Pacific Highway South, police responded to a report of a robbery. An employee stated that two men worked together to steal cigarettes from the store. When they entered the store, one male began talking on his phone. The employee told him to do it outside and the suspect began berating him. The other suspect concealed beer at this point.

The employee took the beer back and started making a pizza. The first suspect then reached over the counter and took cigarettes. When the employee tried to stop them, they pushed him and threw the store’s mobile phone at him. One of the suspects also stole sandwiches from the refrigerator. They left on foot in an unknown direction. A K9 track was unsuccessful. The employee told police he would provide them with surveillance footage when the manager came in.

Man dies after overdosing: At 2:10 a.m. on Jan. 8 in the 28700 block of 18th Ave. S., police responded to a call about an unresponsive male who had possibly overdosed. After further investigation, officers found that the victim had died from apparent drug use.

Fence vandalized: At 10:59 a.m. on Jan. 8 in the 100 block of S. 361st Place, during the night, an unknown suspect spray painted a cedar fence. The owner of the fence could not make out the symbol or word that was painted in white. There are no leads at this time. The damages were estimated at $100.

Duo steals mail: At 1:22 p.m. on Jan. 8 in the 31300 block of 39th Court SW, a victim reported that an unknown female who was the passenger in a car with an unknown male stole two items of mail from her. The mail included a personal check for $100. The suspects fled the scene to an unknown location. The victim believed that the suspects cased her mailbox earlier in the day. The check was later canceled by the victim.

Student threatens shooting: At 1:59 p.m. on Jan. 8 in the 33900 block of 19th Ave. SW, police were dispatched to Saghalie Middle School for a suspicious text message a student received earlier in the day. The student stated she got a message from a juvenile male saying that there was going to be a shooting at Pattison’s West later that day. School staff searched the male and found no firearm on him. He was issued a permanent trespass from Pattison’s West.

Brother assaults sister: At 3:00 p.m. on Jan. 8 in the 100 block of S. 331st Place, a female reported that she and her brother were involved in a dispute. The brother punched the victim in her head and her back. There were no visible injuries to the victim, but she complained of pain as she is on medication for numerous medical conditions. The suspect was not at the house upon police arrival, but returned at a later time and was arrested.

Home burglarized: At 4:19 p.m. on Jan. 8 in the 33300 block of 10th Court SW, a man called police to report that his home had been burglarized. The suspect gained entrance by breaking the glass on the back sliding door of his home. Nearly $4,000 worth of jewelry, shoes, cologne and electronics were stolen. There is no suspect information at this time.

Man assaults family member: At 9:08 p.m. on Jan. 8 in the 29000 block of 28th Place S., police responded to a report of an assault. Police determined that the suspect, who was the cousin of one of the victims, assaulted her by punching her repeatedly. He also destroyed a television belonging to the other victim. The assault took place in front of 3-year-old and a 6-year-old cousins of the suspect. The suspect was located and arrested.

Man brandishes weapon at family member: At 7:22 a.m. on Jan. 7 in the 35700 block of 16th Ave. S., a man threatened a family member and displayed a handgun. The man was located by Kent police and arrested. He was booked into SCORE jail. His vehicle was impounded for processing. Around 4:24 p.m. that same day, a witness to this incident was threatened by another witness. The suspect told the victim she would kill the victim and her kids via text message. The victim stated she was in fear for her and her kids’ lives. The suspect was not located.

Student arrested for drugs: At 12:52 p.m. on Jan. 7 at Todd Beamer High School, an officer was working at the school when he saw three males near 359th and 16th Ave. S., near Todd Beamer High School. As he approached them, the three males ran away. One male was caught by the officer. He was a Todd Beamer student who was skipping class. The student was taken back to school. He was searched by school officials and a prescription pill bottle of marijuana was found. He was arrested.

Suspected drug dealer arrested: At 5:43 p.m. on Jan. 7 in the 28700 block of Military Road South, an officer was conducting a traffic stop on a vehicle for switched plates. The driver did not have ID but provided the officer with his name. He had a warrant out for driving with a suspended license. A pistol was recovered from his shoulder holster. The officer also found heroin, meth, pills and other drug paraphernalia in the vehicle. The suspect was also carrying $2,444. He was arrested and processed at the station.

Women caught stealing: At 10:18 p.m. on Jan. 7 at the Commons Mall, two women conspired to steal approximately $1,600 from the Macy’s store. One of the suspects had a previous trespass from the mall stemming from another theft case at the Kohl’s store. Both women were arrested.

Man assaults mother with water jug: At 10:36 a.m. on Jan. 6 in the 30900 block of 1st Avenue South, police responded to a report of an assault. When they arrived, an elderly woman told them she had been assaulted by her son. She told police that the son had thrown a full, gallon-sized water jug at her foot, which caused bruising. The son denied this allegation. Police arrested the son. They found that there had been three previous domestic violence events at that address since 2012.

Stolen items found at homeless camp: At 11:59 a.m. on Jan. 6 in the 2400 block of S. 315th Lane, a victim called to update a report from a burglary that took place between Jan. 3 and 4. The victim told the manager of the apartments about the burglar breaking in through her sliding door, but the manager reported it as vandalism. The victim told police about the discrepancy and a new report was created. An area check of a nearby homeless camp resulted in police finding some items that belonged to the woman. The items were returned to the victim.

Man collapses after assault: At 3:41 a.m. on Jan. 5 in the 31000 block of Pacific Highway S., an officer responded to the 7-11 store in the area to a report of an assault. The employee stated the victim walked into the store and collapsed. Police talked to the victim in the store as he lay on the ground. The victim had a wound on the back of his head and the side of his face. The victim could not remember what happened and was taken to St. Francis Hospital by ambulance. The victim declined to sign a medical release and declined to provide a statement. There were no witnesses or suspects at the time of the report. No surveillance was available. The case was closed pending further leads.

Man involuntarily committed: At 11:16 p.m. on Jan. 5 in the 31800 block of Pacific Highway S., a man was found lying on the ground in a parking lot. He was able to stand, but could not speak. He walked to the side of the building and attempted to sit on a blanket/sleeping bag, but fell onto his side. He rolled onto his back and stared straight up, seemingly unable to speak. He appeared to have urinated in his pants. He was involuntarily committed.

Boyfriend assaults girlfriend: At 12:25 a.m. on Jan. 4 in the 1800 block of SW 308th Place, a woman reported that while arguing with her boyfriend, he became very angry and hit her on the left side of her face. Police found visible injuries on her. She had blood in her ear. She had found that her boyfriend of six years had cheated on her over the summer and confronted him. After striking her, the man fled in a vehicle. The victim told police that she had been assaulted by him before but never called police. She told police that she was done letting him assault her. Her mother picked her up and took her to a safe location.

Checks stolen from mailbox: At 10:00 a.m. on Jan. 4 in the 2300 block of SW 339th St., a man saw a small, cream colored sedan parked near his mailbox. The victim saw a white female passenger reach into a mailbox and drive away. The victim went to investigate and determined the female had stolen three pieces of his mail that were scheduled to be mailed out. There were three checks inside the mailed out. The account number and check numbers were listed in the report. Victim was advised to notify the bank to call back if subjects attempted to cash the checks. Police were unable to locate the vehicle during an area check.