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Pedestrian hit by car while crossing against signal | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Feb. 25- March 2.

Feb. 25

Passed out behind wheel: At about 4:28 a.m. near the 31200 block of Pacific Highway South, an officer arrested a man for driving under the influence when the officer found him passed out behind the wheel in the middle of the intersection.

Gun flash: At about 5:07 p.m. near the 35600 block of 21st Avenue SW, a victim was driving eastbound when an unknown Ford Explorer began tailgating the victim. At the next red light, the passenger in the Explorer pointed and waved a handgun at the victim. The suspect(s) have not been located.

Feb. 26

Child taken in the night: At about 4 a.m. near the 2100 block of SW 352nd Street, police were dispatched to a report of a domestic dispute involving two children. Upon arrival, police discovered that both parents were in a disagreement about the custody of one of their kids. Later on in the night, the father had taken one of the kids and fled the scene.

Wallet on roof: At about 6:56 p.m. near the 1200 block of S. 320th Street, officers responded to reports of a wallet theft. The victim was pumping gas at the Safeway grocery store when he drove away with his wallet on the roof of his vehicle. It is unknown when the wallet fell off of the roof, but the man’s card was later used at Walmart that day. The transaction did not go through.

Feb. 27

Suspicious activity: At about 8:14 a.m. near the 27300 block of 23rd Place South, a witness called to report seeing some suspicious activity, possibly related to a recent string of malicious mischief incidents in Des Moines where the brake lines of several vehicles were damaged.

Stolen car outside Goodwill: At about 7:32 p.m. near the 32500 block of Pacific Highway South, officers responded to a recent vehicle theft. The victim came to shop at the Goodwill store and upon returning to her vehicle, she realized she left her car keys inside the store. When she went back inside to look for her keys, she did not find them. Her vehicle was gone upon returning to the parking lot, with her purse, phone and wallet inside the vehicle.

Feb. 28

Men light car on fire: At about 3:40 a.m. near the 32100 block of 25th Ave South, a security guard at the Best Western hotel reported witnessing four men exit and abandon a damaged vehicle in the hotel parking lot. Moments later, two of the men returned and one of them lit an unknown object on fire inside the vehicle. The suspects were gone prior to officers’ arrival, and South King Fire & Rescue responded to extinguish the flames.

March 1

$8K necklace stolen: At about 12:13 p.m. near the 35400 block of 21st Avenue SW, a victim leaned into a car to assist in giving directions to a female passenger. The female yanked a necklace off of the victim before the car fled the scene. The value of the necklace is reported to be $8,000. Suspect descriptions were provided, but the driver and passenger have not been located.

March 2

Carjacking: At about 1:46 p.m. near the 2400 block of SW 344th Place, a victim called 911 to report that about seven hours earlier, an unknown man with a gun attempted to carjack him. No viable leads or suspect information available.

Fuel line cut: At about 4:48 p.m. near the 32300 block of 1st Lane SW, a victim reported sometime in the last day an unknown person had cut the fuel line on her 2005 Ford vehicle, which was parked in front of her residence. The victim also found the locking mechanism to her gas cap had been tampered with, and she was unable to unlock or remove the cap. No leads or suspect information available.

Pedestrian hit by car: At about 6:30 p.m. near the 2100 block of SW 336th Street, officers responded to a vehicle vs. pedestrian collision at the intersection. The initial investigation has revealed the pedestrian attempted to cross SW 336th Street from south to north in the crosswalk, but against the pedestrian signal. The pedestrian, a 22-year-old male, sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Harborview for medical treatment. The driver of the involved vehicle was cooperative, and no signs of impairment were observed.

Shoplifter at Kohl’s: At about 6:30 p.m. near the 2100 block of S. Commons, a man was arrested for shoplifting at Kohl’s in the Commons mall. The suspect was processed and released pending his court date.


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