Police investigating stolen firearm found inside abandoned purse

The owner of the purse arrived at Walmart shortly after police did.

Aug. 7

Burglary: At approximately 7:19 p.m. near the 1600 block of S. 272nd St., possibly one or more unknown suspects entered the home of the victim and stole a Playstation with a game and accessories for it. The victim was able to find and provide the serial number to officers. There are currently no leads in this case.

Aug. 9

Firearm found: At approximately 6:11 p.m. near the 34500 block of 16th Ave. S., officers responded to Walmart after an abandoned purse was found with a firearm inside. The owner of the purse arrived at Walmart shortly after police did. The owner of the purse did not have a license to carry a concealed weapon and the weapon returned as stolen when police looked it up. The case was forwarded to CIS.

Stolen work badge: At approximately 8:31 a.m. near the 28400 block of 18th Ave. S., a female victim saw that her car had been broken into and her King County work bag and badge had been stolen. Her car was parked overnight in the parking lot at the listed location. There were no witnesses or CCTV footage.

Aug. 10

Bad breakup: At approximately 9:06 a.m. near the 200 block of SW 319th Lane, a female victim reported being in a verbal dispute with her girlfriend. She said she was trying to break up with her girlfriend at the time. The girlfriend then broke a $50 painting that was hanging on the wall. The victim called 911 at the time but did not want to press charges. An officer went to the residence to serve a protection order. The victim later said she wanted to press charges. An officer got a written statement from the victim.

Aug. 12

Gas station mishap: At approximately 8:15 p.m. near the 31200 block of Pacific Highway S., a patron was refueling their car at the AMPM Station. When the patron drove away, they neglected to take the gas pump hose out other their car before doing so. The hose was then ripped away from the pump. The patron attempted to reattach the hose but was unsuccessful. The patron then left the area without trying to contact the business. A license plate was obtained. The report was taken for information only.

Domestic violence: At approximately 8:20 p.m. near the 33300 block of 8th Ave. S., a female victim reported a domestic violence incident that took place between her and her juvenile son. She said her son broke a window in her home and gained entry. He then threw her into a closet causing pain. After leaving her residence, the juvenile son took a wooden object and shattered the victim’s windshield before finally leaving.

Dash Point crash: At approximately 9:22 p.m. near the 31200 block of SW Dash Point Road, two cars were involved in an accident. Neither car had any additional passengers. One car was attempting to turn left and failed to yield to the car going straight. Both cars were towed but no injuries were reported.


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