Suspect uses airsoft gun in robbery | Federal Way Police Blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log from Sept. 6-12.

Sept. 6

There were at least 11 reports of vehicle theft or attempted vehicle theft on this day.

Residential burglary: An unknown suspect broke into a victim’s Kia at approximately 2 a.m., then entered their home via the garage using the garage door opener inside the car. A neighbor scared the suspect away.

Drug offense: Police were called to respond to several individuals using narcotics on the 28800 block of Military Road South. After determining that one of the individuals had a warrant, officers arrested him, which he initially resisted and swallowed an unknown number of the blue pills in his possession.

Sept. 7

There were at least 4 reports of vehicle theft or attempted vehicle theft on this day.

3D printed guns: A father called to report that his son had shared with him that he was selling 3D printed guns to a dealer in Federal Way.

Robbery with airsoft gun: Police responded to a call of a robbery with a gun at approximately 2:30 a.m. at the 33000 block of Pacific Highway South. After locating a suspect who matched the description given, they recovered an airsoft gun and the $80 that the victim had reported, and the suspect was arrested.

Robbery at gunpoint: At approximately 4:30 a.m. at the 2500 block of South 320th Street, a male victim reported being robbed at gunpoint by four individuals in a silver sedan.

Property theft: An unknown suspect stole two propane tanks outside of a business in the 34000 block of Hoyt Road Southwest at approximately 12:30 a.m.

Sept. 8

There were at least 4 reports of vehicle theft or attempted vehicle theft on this day.

Gas station assault: A victim reported that at 7 p.m. on this day, a gas station employee used a sign post to strike his arm several times, resulting in a fractured bone. No suspect has been identified.

Threat with a knife: Officers were flagged down the next day to receive a report of a threat made with a knife.

Sept. 9

There were at least 8 reports of vehicle theft or attempted vehicle theft on this day.

Commercial burglary: 31500 Pacific Highway South between 11 p.m. and 11 a.m. the following day.

Assault: At approximately 1:30 p.m. at the 34200 block of 1st Avenue Way South, a passerby called 911 to report an assault. After investigating police booked a male for assault.

Sept. 10

There was at least 1 report of vehicle theft or attempted vehicle theft on this day.

Gunshots: Multiple callers reported the sound of gunshots coming from the area of the 4900 block of Southwest 319th Lane around 1 a.m.

Nonresidential burglary with vehicle: Officers responded to a commercial alarm at a local store. They determined that a vehicle had rammed the storefront. Officers viewed CCTV of suspects ransacking the premises before fleeing. No leads at this time.

Theft from motor vehicle: A victim called to report that his work van was broken into around 12 p.m. in the 2400 block of South Star Lake Road. Approximately $1,800 of tools were reported stolen.

Malicious mischief: A dark colored van was caught on camera at the 2600 block of Southwest 327th Street around 7 p.m. possibly shooting out windows of vehicles with a BB gun.

Traffic accident and theft: A vehicle collided with a motorcycle at the 35600 block of Pacific Highway South around 8:30 p.m., resulting in a grievous leg injury to the rider. After running the VIN of the motorcycle, it was confirmed to be stolen out of Auburn.

Shots fired: Officers responded to reports of shots fired that were determined to be at the Park and Ride at the 27400 block of Pacific Highway South. Shell casings were located and booked into evidence.

Sept. 11

There were at least 6 reports of vehicle theft or attempted vehicle theft on this day.

Shoplifting: A robbery with guns was reported at a local gas station around 2:30 a.m. After reviewing CCTV, the cause of the “gunfire” was rocks that were thrown against the windows and no guns were visible. The suspects took a small amount of merchandise and fled.

Residential burglary: A homeowner called 911 to report that two male suspects had removed the screen to an exterior window while trying to enter the house. They fled after seeing that the caller’s son had seen them.

Theft from a motor vehicle: Approximately $10,000 of tools were reported stolen from a victim’s vehicle around 12 p.m. in the 33500 block of 1st Way South

Attempted forced entry: A neighbor reported that at approximately 9 p.m., a male attempted to get in the front door of a vacant house and damaged the knob in the process. After being confronted by the neighbor, the unknown suspect left the area.

Robbery: Officers were dispatched to a storage unit to a robbery report that is categorized as a firearm street robbery at 5:30 p.m. near 33600 21st Ave. Southwest.

Sept. 12

There were at least 2 reports of vehicle theft or attempted vehicle theft on this day.

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 reporting processes at the Mirror, email your questions to