Man pays for room, not the bugs that came with it | Federal Way Police Blotter

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Man pays for room, not the bugs that came with it | Federal Way Police Blotter

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

Just a day late for fireworks: At 11:26 p.m. July 5 in the 30000 block of 11th Avenue South, officers were dispatched for a fireworks complaint in addition to South King Fire and Rescue. The reporting party told police a firework had been thrown from a vehicle and that the grass of the listed location had caught fire. When they arrived, officers found burned a patch of grass 5 by 15 feet, and it had been extinguished.

Suspect just can’t stay away: At 2:23 p.m. July 5 in the 1300 block of Southwest Campus Drive, police responded to the location after a call from the previous day. The suspect pulled a gun on her and her daughters at their home but fled shortly thereafter.

Friends don’t take advantage of friends: At 7:50 a.m. July 4 in the 32300 block of Fourth Place South, a woman told police a friend of hers had sexual intercourse with her without her permission.

This man just isn’t safe: At 7:58 a.m. July 3 in the 31600 block of Third Place Southwest, a husband, coming off of a methamphetamine high, got into an argument with his wife over potential infidelity. The husband told his wife he “just wants to die” but confirmed that it was just a statement and had no meaning. Police gave the husband a ride away from their residence but he texted his wife and said he was returning. She said she didn’t feel safe but police had no reason to keep him from returning. The officer told the wife she would need to go to the courthouse to get some type of protection order for that, but she replied, “No way would I do that. I love him too much.”

Just buy a generator already: At 8:48 a.m. July 3 in the 1700 block of South 320th Street, unknown suspects cut the lock around the grated covering on a Stacks Burgers food truck sometime over night and stole a generator. Police found lock parts at the scene but do not have any suspect information.

Now those shouldn’t be there: At 8:34 p.m. July 3 in the 2600 block of South 304th Street, a person reported seeing two shotgun shells on the street near the listed residence and wanted to turn them into police.

Man makes serious threats at Safeway: At 12:05 a.m. July 2 at 2109 SW 336th St., a suspect threatened to kill another person, the manager of Safeway as well as employees. The suspect was arrested and booked into SCORE jail and the case was forwarded to a Federal Way prosecutor.

Man pays for room, not the bugs that came with it: At 6:26 a.m. July 2 in the 33000 block of Pacific Highway South, a man called to report a dispute between him and a New Horizon Motel employee. The man said there were bed bugs and cockroaches in the room. When he went to confront management, management refused to return his identification card or give him a refund. Management claimed the man only paid for one bed in the room but used both beds in the room and demanded an additional $30. Management advised they cannot “hold ransom” the identification card and wanted the man trespassed.

This is not Street Fighter: At 12:18 p.m. July 2 in the 28700 block of Military Road South, a passerby reported two males fighting in a parking lot. Police contacted the males and noticed the victim had sustained a small cut to his lower lip from the suspect punching him. But the victim refused to cooperate with police and said he and the suspect had a misunderstanding but are friends. Medical aid was refused and the case was closed.

Armed robber gets cold feet: At 3:34 a.m. July 1 in the 31000 block of 19th Place Southwest, officers responded to report of an armed robbery. When police arrived, they determined there were multiple victims at the location but no one reported injuries.

Men robbed at gunpoint at Transit Center: At 1:09 a.m. July 1 in the 31000 block of 23rd Avenue South, police were alerted to the Federal Way Transit Center after three victims were approached by an unknown suspect. The suspect brandished a black handgun and demanded the victims belongings. The victims handed over what they had, and they told officers the suspect fled in a sedan.

No reason to be at the store for that: At 8:48 p.m. June 30 at the Safeway on Military Road South, an officer was flagged down in the parking lot after a man and girlfriend followed a male that was masturbating in his car at the local gas station. Police booked into the suspect into SCORE jail for indecent exposure. During the routine search after arrest, police found crystal methamphetamine and a glass pipe.

Man punches girlfriend, goes to jail: At 12:54 p.m. June 30 in the 2000 block of South Star Lake Road, A couple got into an argument that resulted in police presence. During the argument, the suspect punched the victim in the head several times causing visible injuries. Officers arrested and booked the suspect into SCORE jail on Assault 4.


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