Suspects jump pharmacy counter, steal medication | Federal Way Police Blotter

The following is a sample from the Federal Way police log July 20-26.

July 20

Taping police: At about 6:10 a.m. near the 33300 block of 8th Avenue South, officers were alerted of a woman walking around the police station video taping all entrances and gates of the station. The woman identified herself as a Moorish Sovereign Citizen. The next day on July 20, another woman arrived at the station and walked up into the Mayor’s hallway at City Hall area before leaving.

July 21

Vehicle theft suspects: At about 2:30 a.m. near the 322000 block of Military Road South, officers responded to an in-progress vehicle theft. Officers conducted a high-risk traffic stop. One juvenile suspect was detained and the other fled on foot. About 30 minutes later, police located a boy matching the other suspect description. Both boys were detained and booked for attempted vehicle theft.

July 22

Shooting: At about 1:30 a.m. near the 27300 block of 24th Place South, officers responded to reports of an in-progress shooting without injuries. A woman reported a person known to her was shooting a gun into the air. Officers arrived on scene and found shell casings. There is an active protection order in place between the two people.

Urine trouble: At about 3:32 a.m. near the 33200 block of Pacific Highway South, it was reported that a man was urinating on a soda vending machine. Officers located a person matching the suspect description and recalled a similar suspect description for a robbery. Officers also saw the man had a pistol in his waistband. The man was detained and booked into jail on a warrant out of Auburn.

Stolen wallet: At about 2:57 p.m. near the 35100 block of Enchanted Parkway South, a woman was speaking to another woman who asked her for directions when an unknown man opened her passenger door and stole her wallet. The woman’s cards were then used inside Costco after she left the area.

In-store scare: At about 2:34 p.m. near the 29600 block of Pacific Highway South, an unknown suspect entered the Shell station and pulled out a handgun from his pants. The store clerk ran to the back of the store. The man then put the gun away and yelled that he had a permit for the gun. The suspect did not threaten anyone or point the gun, but became a verbal threat when he was told he wouldn’t be served and threw items at the store clerk. The suspect then fled in a vehicle.

Assaulted at gunpoint: At about 8:55 p.m. near the 33600 block of 21st Avenue SW, a person reported that the night before he was pulling money out of a BECU kiosk when a suspect approached him with a handgun, demanding the person to give him the money. The person was able to fight off the suspect, but was assaulted in the process. The suspect fled on foot.

July 23

Skate rink brawl: At about 2:45 p.m. near the 34200 block of Pacific Highway South, two people got into an altercation at Pattison’s West skating rink. The altercation escalated to a physical fight involving multiple people. Two people were arrested and booked into jail.

July 24

Threats inside the house: At about 11:40 a.m. near the 30200 block of 27th Avenue South, a man was booked into jail after threatening his family members with a knife and a hammer.

July 25

Gas guzzler: At about 3:28 a.m. near the 31600 block of Pacific Highway South, surveillance footage captured a man stealing gasoline from a parked vehicle in the Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream parking lot. The man used a tool to make holes in the gas tank. He fled the scene after and was not located.

July 26

Fraudulent funds: At about 9:30 a.m. near the 1900 block of SW Campus Drive, a bank employee called to report that a man recently deposited three fraudulent checks into his bank account. Days later, he withdrew $10,000 from the same bank account at a Renton location.

Medication stolen: At about 6:15 p.m. near the 2100 block of SW 336th Street, two young men jumped over the pharmacy counter and stole a bottle of medication. No weapons were seen and the suspects did not make any threats or physical contact. The suspects fled on foot and were not located by police.

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