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Woman, 69, robbed at ATM | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log June 9-14.

June 9

Woman robbed: At about 8:17 a.m. near the 33600 block of 21st Avenue South, a 69-year-old woman withdrew $200 from the ATM and was walking back to her vehicle when a suspect grabbed her. The suspect attempted to take the money out of the woman’s hand, but she struggled and tried to fight him off. The suspect punched the woman several times. The suspect was arrested and booked into jail.

At about 9:30 a.m. near the 4200 block of South 288th Street, a Thomas Jefferson student attempted to rob another student of his shoes in the bathroom. Both students were cooperative in providing statements and the student was escorted off campus after receiving his suspension.

June 10

Doing drugs at the bus stop: At about 11:59 p.m. near the 32800 block of Pacific Highway South, officers observed a man and a woman doing drugs at a bus stop. Upon contacting them, the people were detained by officers. The man was found to be in violation of his no-contact order and was arrested; the woman had warrants and was also arrested.

June 11

Recklessly fleeing: At about 2:55 a.m. near the 2000 block of Pacific Highway South, officers located a stolen vehicle. The vehicle fled recklessly from police and then parked at a nearby apartment complex. Officers located the driver, who was released to the hospital for medical attention due to complaints of having ingested narcotics.

Apartment building shot: At about 3 a.m. near the 34000 block of 1st Circle South, officers responded to reports of gunfire. On scene, officers found numerous shell casings on the ground in front of an apartment building. A vehicle was damaged and several bullet holes were found in one of the buildings. No victims were found.

Missing person found: At about 9:40 p.m. near the 900 block of SW 347th Place, a missing person was found near the aquatic center and was reunited with their family.

June 12

DUI driver: At about 4:38 a.m. near the 34800 block of Pacific Highway South, a wrong-way driver was pulled over by officers. After a field sobriety test, the driver was arrested for driving under the influence.

June 13

Spike strip mistake: At about 3:08 a.m. near the 29200 block of Pacific Highway South, police deployed spike strips in an attempt to stop a vehicle which was failing to yield. Police erroneously spiked an uninvolved vehicle.

Suspect threatens man: At about 7:31 a.m. near the 33400 block of Pacific Highway South, officers responded to reports of a threat with a weapon at Enterprise Car Sales. An unknown suspect approached a man and threatened to end his life with a firearm. The suspect was located north of the auto shop and was taken into custody without incident.

Relative confronts student: At about 1:10 p.m. near the 3000 block of 16th Avenue South, a relative of a student came to the school because the student reported that someone stole from him. The relative refused to listen to school administrators and entered a classroom to confront a student who was believed to be the culprit.

June 14

Harassing emails: At about 2 p.m. near the 300 block of SW 308th Street, two teachers received harassing emails from an unknown person who was using a juvenile student’s school assigned email.

Felony harassment: At about 3:30 p.m. near the 35700 block of 16th Avenue South, officers responded to reports of a threat with a gun. Officers arrived, contacted the victim and developed probable cause to arrest the suspect for felony harassment. The suspect was taken to King County Juvenile Detention where he was remanded.

Suspect with gun chases victim: At about 5:46 p.m. near the 33000 block of Pacific Highway South, a suspect pointed a loaded handgun at a person, threatening to kill them. The handgun had an activated aiming laser which was pointed directly at the person. As the person fled, the suspect followed him and continued to point the pistol and threaten him.

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 processes at the Mirror, email your questions to

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