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Tow truck driver maced by unhappy customer | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Oct. 27 to Nov. 2.

Oct. 27

Marijuana, knife at school: At about 1:59 p.m. near the 2800 block of SW 320th Street, a student was found smoking marijuana in the nurse’s bathroom. The student was then searched by staff and a 4-inch folding knife was found not folded inside her backpack. The student attempted to leave and officers were called to de-escalate the situation.

DUI driver: At about 9:50 p.m. near the 27900 block of Pacific Highway South, a person found a vehicle parked in the center median on top of bushes and dirt. Police arrived and determined the driver was driving under the influence. The driver was booked into SCORE Jail.

Oct. 28

Bottle broken over head: At about 1:19 a.m. near the 28600 block of 25th Place South, a man stated a woman broke a bottle over his head. Police and fire crews responded to the scene. The man said he and his friends were drinking and he thinks the woman got jealous. Police said the man was heavily intoxicated and officers transported the man to a hotel for him to stay for the night. The woman left the scene before officers arrived.

Two businesses burglarized: At about 8:38 a.m. near the 31600 block of Pacific Highway South, officers responded to reports of a burglary. Officers determined two attached businesses had been burglarized. Entry was made through a hole in the drywall of the break room between the businesses. Electronics, including a computer used for security purposes, were stolen.

Threats with rock: At about 5:02 p.m. near the 32000 block of Pacific Highway South, an unknown man threatened the victim with a rock.

Oct. 29

Reported rape by stranger: At about 7:30 a.m. near the 31500 block of 1st Avenue South, a woman reported being raped by a stranger at her apartment complex. Investigation is ongoing.

Oct. 30

Gas thief threatens man: At about 3:56 a.m. near the 1800 block of S. 336th Street, a man interrupted a suspect attempting to siphon gasoline from his truck that was parked on his property. The man confronted the suspect and the suspect motioned to a gun in his waistband and made threats to harm the man. The man chased the suspect down onto Pacific Highway South and he was last seen going into a wooded area.

Driver bear maced: At about 3:10 p.m. near the 1220 block of S. 343rd Street, a tow truck driver was bear maced by an unhappy vehicle owner after a recent towing. The owner’s friend waited until the tow truck driver turned around and then bear maced him. No charges pressed and the suspect fled the scene.

Robbed at gunpoint: At about 11:49 p.m. near the 28719 block of Military Road South, unknown suspects walked in and robbed the store at gunpoint, then fled in an unknown vehicle.

Oct. 31

Purse stolen at gunpoint: At about 4:32 a.m. near the 300 block of S. 320th Street, officers responded to a recent robbery with a gun. The reporting party said a man pointed a gun at her and demanded her purse. The reporting party had limited suspect information.

Salon burglarized: At about 9:35 a.m. near the 32000 block of 23rd Avenue South, a customer called 911 to report that the salon where she was going to get her hair done was burglarized. The owner of the business also called 911 to report the burglary when she arrived. The store’s glass door was shattered and the cash register was removed.

Nov. 1

Punched over soda pop: At about 2:11 a.m. near the 100 block of SW Campus Drive, the female suspect punched her adult roommate in the mouth after an argument over the victim drinking the suspect’s soda.

Multiple social security cards: At about 8:36 a.m. near the 2400 block of S. 312th Street, a parks employee found a wallet at Steel Lake Park containing four different social security cards.

Threats to kill: At about 11:50 a.m. near the 33000 block of 10th Avenue South, a victim reported that a suspect known to her, who she has a domestic violence no-contact order against, came to her residence and threatened to kill her unless she gave him money.

Nov. 2

Student brings weapon: At about 12:30 p.m. near the 4200 block of S. 288th Street, administration found a weapon on a student during a search. The student was booked into juvenile detention for possessing a dangerous weapon on school grounds.

Home intruder: At about 3:30 p.m. near the 2800 block of SW 349th Place, a woman arrived home to find an unknown man inside her home that fled out the back door.


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