Police News Updated
On November 29 at approximately 9:48 p.m. on the 30700 block of 3rd Ave., officers received a call regarding a suspicious vehicle parked behind a business. Officers located the suspicious vehicle and contacted the driver. The driver informed the officers that he worked for the owner of the property and he had permission from the owner to sleep in his vehicle on the property on the days that he worked.
On November 21 at 8:37 p.m. on the 23200 block of SE 312th St., officers were dispatched in reference to a suspicious circumstance. It was reported that unknown individuals had left a box at the front door. Believing that it was associated with a recent Harassment, officers arrived and found a “Thanksgiving Box” containing miscellaneous crackers and cookies. It was found that the box was left by an unknown person, however investigation determined that it was not associated with the previously reported Harassment.
On November 21 at 10:04 a.m. on the 29600 block of 235th Ave., officers received a call from a concerned citizen in reference to a phone scam. She stated that she received a call that she won 2 million dollars and a car and they were requesting money from her to pay for processing and tax fees. She knew it was a scam and wanted the police to be aware of the incident.
On November 18 at 6 p.m. on the 17000 block of SE 272nd St., a male was observed inside a business removing security devices from merchandise. The male stated he was trying to remove the tags because the business would not do it for him. The male received a Trespass Warning Letter and was released.
On November 17 at 5:14 p.m. on the 15600 block of SE 272nd St., a male, who had caused a 4-vehicle collision, was contacted. A strong smell of alcohol could be detected coming from the male. After refusing to take the Field Sobriety Tests, the male blew breath tests of .189/.191. Check of the male revealed he had a suspended license for failing to appear for unpaid ticket. The male’s vehicle was impounded and the male booked into SCORE (South Correctional Entity) for investigation of DUI and Driving While License Suspended, 3rd degree.
On November 16 at 11:19 p.m. on the 17000 block of SE 272nd St., a female contacted an officer stating she thought she was being followed. A male was observed walking out of the business looking around and upon seeing the officer, went back in the business. Upon contact, the male denied following any female and that he was waiting for a taxi. When asked for his ID, he stated it was in his car. As the male and officer walked outside, the male stated that a female (who was supposed to be in the car) that he had been fighting with must have left him, as she was not in the car. The officer then observed a wallet in the male’s pocket. Check of the male revealed he had an outstanding Department of Corrections warrant for Escaping Community Custody. Search of the male revealed a spring-loaded center punch and a professional ignition lock pick set. The male’s original offence was for vehicle theft. The male was booked into King County Jail on his warrant.
On November 29 at noon on the 19600 block of SE 187th St., a male, who had stored his boat trailer, was contacted about the trailer being towed from somewhere else. Come to find out, the unreported stolen trailer received a few parking tickets and a collection company was looking for payment. After checking where it had originally been stored, the male found out that the trailer was gone. The male contacted police and wanted it reported as stolen. According to Department of Licensing, the trailer had a report of sale, but it is unknown who has possession of the trailer and how it was obtained.
On November 26 at 9:01 p.m. in the area of SE 240th St. and 200th Ave. SE, a male was observed standing outside of a vehicle that appeared to have been in a collision with a power pole, that was severely damaged with the top on fire. The male stated he had been driving straight and accidently went off the road. An overpowering smell of alcohol could be detected coming from the male. After declining to do the Field Sobriety Tests, the male gave breath tests of .193/.189. The male was booked into King County Jail for investigation of DUI and his vehicle impounded.
On November 24 between 9 p.m. and 9:45 a.m. of November 25 on the 17700 block of SE 189th St., a pickup with dump trailer attached, that were parked in the front of a house, were stolen.
On November 24 at 3-4:50 p.m. on the 18000 block of E. Lake Desire Dr. SE, a resident returned home to discover someone had thrown a rock through the front door window that not only smashed the window, but also put a dent in the living room wall. Cabinets were opened and items strewn about.
On November 21 at 8:20 a.m. on the 14000 block of SE 177th St., a male was in possession of a motorcycle when it was stolen. However, he had failed to report that he was the new owner, and the previous owner had not provided the male with a signed vehicle title as well as it was undated, and there was no report of sale listed. The male was advised to contact the previous owner in order to get the motorcycle properly released.
On November 19 at 11:45 a.m. on the 19100 block of SE 314th Pl., residents heard the doorbell ring, but did not answer the door. They then saw a vehicle drive onto the property through the grass and up to an unsecured open barn. When the residents went out to confront the female and male suspects, they observed the suspects loading tools and golf clubs in their truck. Told to put the items back, the suspects did before leaving the area. A box, not belonging to the residents, was left behind with an address. Upon contacting the resident at the address, it was revealed that the package had been stolen.
On November 22 at 9:39 p.m. in the area of SE 238th and 222nd SE, a vehicle, without a front license plate, was observed backed up into a stall in a business parking lot with the occupant slumped over the steering wheel. Upon contact, the male stated he was waiting for someone who was doing some work in the business. Check of the male revealed he had a suspended license for failing to appear for unpaid ticket. In the bed of the truck were some electrical wire and tools in tool bags.
On November 19 at 2:30 p.m., according to a 13-year old male, an unknown male was staring at him and a friend while they were in a park. The unknown male reportedly had his pants undone and open as well as kept moving his pants around his waist. The juveniles decided to walk home and when they left the park the male left the park as well in a different direction.
On November 19 at 1:53 a.m. in the area of SE 240th St. and Witte Rd., a driver was observed heading down the roadway without any lights on. Upon contact, an overwhelming odor of marijuana was emanating from the vehicle. The male admitted to smoking with some friends as well as had a couple of drinks. After failing the Field Sobriety Tests, the male blew breath tests of .179/.173. The male was transported home and released pending filing of charges for DUI and his vehicle impounded.
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
CT 1DG – Criminal Trespass, 1st degree