Suspect flees after robbing store clerk at gunpoint

Sample of the Federal Way Police crime blotter.

The following is a sample of the Federal Way Police crime blotter:

Oct. 22

Assault with a firearm: At 9:35 p.m. in the 28000 block of Military Road S., the victim called to report a suspect from a previous assault at the location had fired shots at him after pulling out of the parking lot. The suspect was driving a silver Mazda-type hatchback and left south on Military. The victim was not struck by the gun fire. The previous assault victim had minor injuries and declined medical attention. This is an active felony investigation.

Robbery with a firearm: At 7:37 p.m. in the 100 block of SW 330th St., a female reported that a male struck her in the head with a pistol and then stole her wallet and cell phone.

Delivery vehicle theft: At 5:16 p.m. in the 1900 block of SW 320th St., an OnTrack package delivery driver parked at the Retreat at Maple Hill to make a delivery. While he was delivering a package he saw someone driving his vehicle away. He said there were more than 140 packages inside the vehicle to be delivered. The vehicle was later recovered outside of Federal Way and returned to the owner.

Transient camp: At 5:03 p.m. along the BPA Trail, while on a walk along the BPA Trail the reporting party uncovered a suspected transient camp. Officers responded and found the site, which was on the north side of the King County Aquatic Center. The site appeared old and consisted of a lot of trash and junk. The city Parks Department was alerted to clean up the site.

Lewd notes: At 3:40 p.m. in the 3200 block of 42nd Ave. S., the victim reported that for about the last month he has been receiving lewd Post-it notes on his vehicle and fence. The notes appear to be from a child and they are intended for a girl. The victim said it is just him and his wife who live there. The victim said that the day before a container filled with what appeared to be urine was placed on his driveway and another day it appeared as though somebody urinated on their garage door. He doesn’t know who did this and he plans to get security cameras.

Road rage: At 3:17 p.m. in the 30800 block of Pacific Highway S., the victim and suspect got into a road rage incident. During the incident, the suspect pointed his finger like a gun at the victims, then brandished a real pistol and racked the slide, causing the victims to fear being shot. The suspect was arrested and released. The pistol was recovered and booked into evidence.

Robbery: At 1:48 a.m. at 32935 1st Ave. S., an unknown male suspect robbed the 7-11 clerk of money and tobacco products at gunpoint and fled.

Oct. 21

Propane tank theft: At 6:46 p.m. in the 2100 block of SW 344th Court, the victim reported that sometime during the evening two people entered her backyard through the fence and stole a propane tank full of fuel. She said her neighbor captured surveillance of the incident and she will email it to police.

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