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Person assaulted on BPA Trail | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Jan. 12-18.

Jan. 12

Cash stolen from Subway: At about 5:55 a.m. near the 1646 block of SW Dash Point Road, an unknown suspect broke into the Subway restaurant by smashing the window next to the front door. The suspect entered through the hole in the window and stole the cash register drawer. No suspect information.

Stolen laptops: At about 1:25 p.m. near the 1400 block of South 348th Street a subject stole multiple items from the Office Depot, including numerous laptops. No suspect information yet.

Jan. 13

Business burglary: At about 6:32 a.m. near the 1616 block of South 320th Street, an unknown person entered the restaurant via the front window and stole several items. They then fled from the scene.

Sleeping in stranger’s car: At about 7:37 a.m. near the 1201 block of South 336th Street, a person reported to police that they came out to start their vehicle and found an unknown person sleeping inside the car.

Ransacked home: At about 1:06 p.m. near the 33900 block of 28th Place South, an unknown suspect(s) broke into the person’s residence by sliding open a bottom floor window. The suspect(s) ransacked the home and stole a TV, checkbooks, passports, a driver’s license and cash. No suspect information.

Jan. 14

Self-inflicted gunshot wound: At about 12:20 a.m. near the 27800 block of Pacific Highway South, officers responded to St. Francis Hospital for a gunshot wound victim. The man said the gunshot wound was accidental and self-inflicted when he was clearing the firearm. The man was clearing the firearm while sitting on the couch in his apartment when he dropped the gun and it reportedly fired, striking him in the leg. No other individuals or neighbors were injured.

Deceased man: At about 6:52 p.m. near the 34200 block of Pacific Highway South, officers responded to a welfare check. A male transient was located inside of his tent and he was pronounced dead by South King Fire & Rescue. The King County medical examiner’s office took custody of the body.

Jan. 16

Gun fired into home: At about 7:14 a.m. near the 1900 block of South 375th Street, an unknown suspect fired a gun into an occupied house. No injuries and very little suspect information available.

Jan. 17

Domestic violence: At about 2 a.m. near the 30800 block of 14th Avenue South, police responded to reports of a domestic violence report. Officers found a girlfriend struck her boyfriend multiple times on the head. She was arrested and booked into Kent Jail.

Jan. 18

Armed robbery: At about 1:53 a.m. near the 2000 block of 25th Drive South, two suspects with at least one firearm forced entry into a home and then stole multiple times from the resident. The resident was home during the robbery and called police once the suspects left the scene.

Assaulted on BPA Trail: At about 4:12 p.m. near the 1500 block of SW 356th Street, a person was approached by four unknown men wearing hoodies and masks on the BPA Trail. The men reportedly attempted to rob the person, and a brief fight ensued. The person sustained minor injuries, but nothing was stolen. No witnesses or cameras in the area captured the incident.

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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