The following is a sample from the Federal Way police log:
Pistol return: On May 22, police responded to Enterprise Car Rentals, 33427 Pacific Highway S., to recover a pistol that had been found in the glove compartment of a returned car. The officer was able to contact the owner of the pistol and told her it would be placed in safe keeping at the police station. She would need to make an appointment with property/evidence to reclaim it. The owner was clear of warrants and has a valid concealed pistol license and was able to provide the serial number for the pistol.
Illegal dumping: On May 22, police were called to El Caribe Autos, 33914 Pacific Highway S., in response to an illegal dumping. An unknown person in a blue truck dumped 11 tires on the property.
Stolen documents: On May 22, police were called to a residence in the 33000th block of 32nd Place Southwest regarding a vehicle prowl. The victim said she keeps her purse stored underneath her driver’s seat in her vehicle, which is parked on the street in front of her residence. The victim said she noticed that day that her purse was missing, but she hadn’t driven her vehicle since May 16. The victim said she had her driver’s license, Social Security card and passport in the purse. There was no suspect information or leads.
Gun taken: On May 22, police were contacted by a resident in 1900th block of Southwest 347th Place regarding pistol stolen. The victim stated he left his loaded handgun on the floor behind the driver’s seat of his Jeep Wrangler. He stated his daughter left the house this morning and saw the driver’s door was ajar. The victim checked the back floor area and found the brown bag containing his pistol had been removed by unknown persons without his permission. The victim stated he observed no damage to the vehicle but was confident he had locked it the previous night. Pistol entered as stolen.
Dog dispute: On May 25, police were called to the 2400th block of South 315th Lane. The resident wanted to document that his girlfriend of nine years moved out of their apartment on March 22 and took “his” dog, a 5-year-old pit bull. The resident was advised it was a civil matter and he would have to take her to small claims court.
Child throwing rocks: On May 25, police responded to a call from the 100th block of South 339th Circle regarding a rock being thrown through a window. The resident stated her 12-year-old son and another 12-year-old had been fighting. Her son ran inside and the other boy threw a rock through their window. She did not see it, but her son did. The resident was mostly concerned about the damage and having a number for the case.
Armed robbery: On May 25, police responded to McDonald’s, 2302 S. 320th St., regarding an armed robbery. The victim had arrived at the location and was sitting in his vehicle when three males approached his vehicle and demanded his belongings while pointing a handgun at him. The victim feared for his life and complied. The victim was not injured and the suspects were not found.
Angry ex-boyfriend: On May 26, police were called to the 700th block of Southwest 352nd Place regarding damage to two vehicles. The reporting party stated her ex-boyfriend was angry because she has a new boyfriend. He went to her house and poured a solvent all over her new boyfriend’s vehicles. Between both vehicles it is estimated at $4,000 in damages. The suspect was gone when the officer arrived.
Street sign shooter: On May 26, police were called to the 2800th block of Southwest Dash Point Road. A concerned citizen notified the mayor’s office about graffiti and bullet holes in street signs along the road. The citizen expressed concern that crime was being welcomed. Officers conducted extra patrols in the area and found several street signs with old bullet holes in them. The holes were small and likely had gone unnoticed for years. The shots appeared to have been fired in a westbound direction, consistent with being from a vehicle traveling in the westbound lane. Photos were taken and code enforcement was notified regarding replacement or repair of the signs. No graffiti was found.
Problematic pole: On May 26, police arrived on the scene of a single motor vehicle accident in the 30000th block of Southwest Dash Point Road. The accident involved a vehicle versus a pole. Upon investigation, the officers determined probable cause and arrested the driver for DUI. The female was processed and released to her husband without incident
Dine and dash: On May 27, police were called to Denny’s, 2132 S. 320th St. An unknown male left the restaurant failing to pay for the food he consumed. The value of the food was $16.81. The suspect male was last seen going to the Federal Way Transit Center. The male was described as a homeless Indian male about 30 to 40 years old, 5-foot-9, thin build, black hair, wearing a black vest, blue shirt, grey sweat pants with a black scarf hanging from his pant’s pocket. An area search was conducted but the suspect was not located.
Eviction notice: On May 27, police responded to a domestic dispute on the 28000th block of 28th Place South. The parties involved were a mother and daughter. The mother wanted the police to remove her adult daughter and her belongings from the residence. The daughter refused to leave and claimed that it was her residence also. The daughter said that her mother allowed her to stay. There are no orders in place between the parties. The mother was advised to go through legal eviction process. The mother told police she will obtain a No Contact Order against her daughter.