Police News Updated October 8, 2016
On September 24 at 12:47 p.m. on the 31500 block of Lake Sawyer Rd. SE, officers were contacted by a witness, who said they noticed a dog locked in a vehicle, with the windows rolled up. The vehicle was contacted with and the dog was still locked in. The outside temperature was 64 degrees and it was mostly cloudy with the vehicle partly in the shade. The dog did not appear to be in distress or be in any danger at that time. The vehicle was located in King County Sheriff’s Office’s (KCSO) jurisdiction so they were notified. Officers checked back with dispatch and found that a KCSO Deputy checked on the dog and also felt it was not hot enough to take action.
On September 23 at approximately 3:18 a.m. on the 22800 block of SE 307th Pl., officers received a call regarding a suspicious vehicle parked on the side of the road. Officers arrived at the location and made contact with the owner of the vehicle. The subject stated that he had just dropped a friend off at his friend’s residence and he was getting ready to drive back to his own residence in another nearby city.
On September 19 at 1:09 p.m. on the 31500 block of 3rd Ave., officers were dispatched to a business in regard to a person attempting to enter it from a back door. Upon arrival, officers obtained a description, and conducted an area check. An individual matching the description was located and after a positive identification, the individual was served with a notice of trespass from the business.
On September 22 between 8 a.m.-1:50 p.m. on the 27000 block of 185th Ave. SE, an employee parked and locked their vehicle before going in to work. Upon return, the vehicle was discovered as stolen.
On September 13 at 3:29 p.m. on the 17000 block of SE 272nd St., a female was observed concealing several items before passing all points of sale without paying for the items and then exiting a business. Upon contact, check of the female revealed a warrant for Criminal Trespass. The female was booked into SCORE (South Correctional Entity) on her warrant as well as Theft, 3rd degree. She was also reissued a Trespass Warning Letter that had expired at the same location a few months prior.
On September 12 at 7:08 p.m. on the 16100 block of SE 260th St., officers were dispatched to a suspicious circumstance at a residence. Check of a resident revealed two warrants – DWI and Physical Control – along with a suspended license in the 2nd degree. The male was told to come out, however he did not respond. In a phone call to the male, he stated he was not at home, but rather at a friend’s house in another city. After a number of other attempts were made to contact the male, who was confirmed to be in the house, officers forced entry and found the male in bed watching TV while holding a bottle of alcohol and cups of liquid. After assisting the male outside, he was taken to a local emergency room where his blood alcohol was measured at .40. After being cleared, he was booked into SCORE on his warrant.
On September 23 between 6 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. of September 27 on the 33100 block of Cumberland Kanasket Rd. SE, a city van, full of carpet padding and installation tools that had been stolen was found on the side of a road. Missing from the van were the tools.
On September 22 at 4 a.m. on the 12800 block of SE 186th Pl., deputies were dispatched to a residential burglary in progress. A perimeter was set around the house as two males were observed going through drawers inside. Entry was made and the males apprehended. Search of one of the males revealed 2 chains of multiple keys in his pocket. One of the keys belonged to the resident’s vehicle. The suspect’s vehicle was sealed for evidence of possible stolen property from the house. The males were booked into King County Jail for investigation of Residential Burglary.
On September 21 between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. of September 22 on the 15300 block of SE 182nd St., a male, who had been in an accident earlier, brought his vehicle to a repair business and was given a rental vehicle. The rental vehicle was secured in the driveway with an extra set of keys in the glovebox to another vehicle parked in the driveway as well. A suspect got into the rental vehicle, stole the extra keys from the glovebox and then stole the other vehicle parked in the driveway.
On September 21 at 6:56 p.m. on the 14600 block of SE 176th St., a suspect hit a vehicle as its driver was proceeding through an intersection and both drivers pulled over. The passenger riding with the driver that was hit told him he knew the suspect driver. The passenger, who the driver did not know very well, left with the suspect in order to get money for damage to the driver’s vehicle, however neither suspect nor passenger ever returned.
On September 11 at 1:40 p.m. on the 21600 block of Renton Maple Valley Rd. SE, a female, who was said to be an unsavory customer as well as one who used vulgar language, was given a Trespass Letter from a business and told to leave the property.
On September 10 at 3:30 p.m. on the 22100 block of Witte Rd. SE, a female parked her vehicle in a gravel parking lot to a park before going to pick blackberries. While picking the berries, she heard the sound of glass breaking and observed 4 juveniles running from her vehicle. Check of the area ended with negative results.
On September 24 at 8:40 p.m. on the 26400 block of Maple Valley Black Diamond Rd. SE, a driver was observed traveling the wrong way in a left turn only lane. Upon contact, a slight odor of intoxicants was detected as coming from inside of the vehicle. When asked if she had been drinking, the female driver denied it. After failing the Field Sobriety Tests, she stated she did not want to do the breath test. The female was booked into Kent Jail for DUI and her vehicle was impounded.
On September 24 at 10:29 a.m. on the 24200 block of Witte Rd. SE, a coyote was trapped on school grounds in a makeshift crate. Fish and Wildlife advised the animal be put down, which it was. There were no children on site at the time as it was a weekend.
On September 22 at 7:23 p.m. on the 26900 block of Maple Valley Black Diamond Rd. SE, officers were dispatched to a business for a reported trespass in progress. Upon arrival, it was learned that a male and female were grooming themselves in the restrooms for a long period of time. Both were given Trespass Warning Letters.
SCORE – South Correctional Entity
VUCSA – Violation of the Uniform Controlled Substance Act
VUFA – Violation Uniform Firearms Act
UPFA – Unlawful Possession of a Firearm
NVOL – No Valid Operator’s License
NOI – Notice of Infraction
NCO – No Contact Order
DRE – Drug Recognition Expert
TMVWOP – Taking Motor Vehicle without Permission
HBD – Had Been Drinking
POE – Point of entry
SAR – Search and Rescue
CCP – Concealed Carry Permit
CPL – Concealed Pistol License