Man sets water on fire | Federal Way Police Blotter

Man sets water on fire | Federal Way Police Blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log.

June 24

Set water on fire: At about 9:59 p.m. near the 27200 block of Pacific Highway South, officers responded to the listed location for a report of a reckless burn. According to the police report, a victim advised officers that a male had entered the business, set fire to a case of water, then walked out. No other items were damaged and there were no injuries. Surveillance video of the suspect was obtained.

June 25

$6 dispute: At about 1:42 p.m. near the 28800 block of Military Road South, the reporting party called 911 stating an involved male kicked his truck and damaged the parking light. The caller stated the male kicked his car when they were arguing over $6 they found on the ground. Officers arrived and spoke to both males. The caller declined to pursue criminal charges and was unwilling to release the $6. Officers took digital photos of the damaged light. There was small paint damage as well.

June 26

Camping fire: At about 5:39 p.m., officers assisted with a radio call of a fire in the wooded area near northbound I-5 and South 320th Street. A male caller allegedly reported another male standing next to a fire in the woods. The fire had already cleared by the time officers arrived. Officers made contact with the male who said he had been camping in the woods. He said he fell asleep and then woke up in the rain and was cold, so he started a small fire for warmth. The fire seemed to have been a couple of feet wide. Officers told him he was not allowed to stay there or have a fire. The male apologized and said he would not do it again. He also declined resources from the officer, saying they did not help and that he liked living in the woods.

June 27

Passed out in front of the DOL: At about 1:46 p.m. near the 1600 block of South 324th Street, officers were conducting a welfare check on a male who appeared to be passed out outside of the Department of Licensing at the listed location. Officers observed the male holding a crack pipe and lighter in his hand. Officers woke up the male, who then attempted to hide the pipe. The male did not have any ID on him, according to the police report. Officers were able to verify his identity via a DOL photo after looking up his name. He came back with a $10,000 warrant, and after warrant confirmation, he was detained and booked into SCORE Jail. The male had $5,000 on him, which he stated was from his work, which was given to his girlfriend per his request.

June 28

Stolen cellphone: At about 2:16 a.m. near the 1700 block of 281st Place, a female vicitm claimed a former roommate stole her cellphone and was using her Snapchat app to send nude photos and contact information of hers.

Jume 29

Missing person: At about 10:03 p.m. near the 35500 block of 6th Avenue SW, officers responded to reports of a missing elderly male. A caretaker at an adult care facility said around 12:30 p.m. the resident left to go to a nearby store and did not return. The male is described as tall and heavy set with light skin and a small goatee. The male’s race is unknown. He was last seen wearing a gray shirt, gray sweatpants and white shoes. The resident is also wheelchair bound and has partial paralysis. He also has a chipped front tooth as well as neuropathy and anxiety. Caretakers told officers he is a new patient and they are unsure if this is typical for him. He is believed to have friends and family in the area.

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