Police News Updated 4-4-17
On March 22 at 6:08 p.m. on the 23600 block of Roberts Dr., officers were dispatched to a suspicious subject in the area of a construction zone. Upon arriving, officers contacted the subject as well as the foreman of the project and both stated that everything was fine. Police assistance was not needed and no crime had occurred.
On March 21 at 7:15 p.m. on the 30700 block of 229th Pl. SE, it was reported that a neighbor had hit a golf ball out of the yard and narrowly missed the windshield of the resident’s vehicle. No damage was done; however, the resident was advised to call again when the neighbor was in the yard doing it again.
On March 16 at approximately 10 p.m. on the 31000 block of 229th Ave. SE, officers received a call regarding possible drug activity in front of a residence. They were informed that two subjects were sitting inside a parked vehicle in the driveway with the dome light on. Upon arrival, two subjects were contacted sitting inside the parked vehicle. On subject lived at the residence and the other was a visiting friend. When both were questioned about using drugs, both denied using.
In March 16 at 12:23 p.m. on the 17400 block of SE 270th Pl., a male was observed taking a tag off a jersey before putting it on in a business. A second male came up to the security officer who was observing the incident and told the officer to back off. The male was told to leave and then escorted out of the business. After returning to the business, the officer observed the first male concealing a pair of gloves in his pocket and then heading for the business exit. Before leaving, the male took the jersey off and was observed with a large knife on his belt. After leaving the jersey behind, the male was observed exiting the business, getting into a vehicle and then giving the gloves to a third male. The third male went into the business with the gloves and attempted to return them for cash, but was told he would only receive a gift card. The male declined and left the gloves at the return desk before going into the business. Meanwhile, officers arrived and contacted the first two males inside their vehicle. Check of both males revealed the second male had a warrant for Driving While License Suspended, 3rd degree. The third male was located inside of the business and admitted to concealing several pairs of underwear under his clothing. All three males were given trespass letters. The second male was booked into SCORE on his warrant. The first male was released pending filing of charges for Theft, 3rd degree, and the third male released.
On March 14 at 2:21 a.m. on the 24400 block of 188th Ave. SE, after a male and female got into a fight, the male crashed into the female’s son’s vehicle a couple of times as well as smashed the female’s vehicle window. The male was contacted in their house. The male denied fighting with the female or knowing anything about the smashed vehicle or smashed vehicle window. Following an investigation, the male was booked into SCORE (South Correctional Entity) for Malicious Mischief, Domestic Violence.
On March 13 at 6 p.m. on the 16700 block of SE 272nd St., a male was observed gathering donuts, jelly beans, chocolate milk, and fresh soup then exiting a business without attempting to purchase the items. Upon contact, search of the male revealed a small box with heroin inside. The male was booked into SCORE for Theft, 3rd degree and Attempted Violation of the Uniform Controlled Substance Act (VUCSA).
On March 18 at 1:31 a.m. on the 27200 block of SE 272nd St., a vehicle’s center high brake light was observed not lighting when the driver was breaking. The driver was also observed failing to signal for a turn. Upon contact, check of the female driver revealed she had a suspended license for Child Support Enforcement and warrant for Driving While License Suspended, 3rd degree. Further check revealed she had 5 failing to appear citations three of which were for suspended licenses. She also had a warrant out of another state for Habitual Driving While License Suspended violations. The female was released pending filing of charges for Driving While License Suspended, 3rd degree.
On March 16 at 7:21 p.m. on the 13900 block of SE 173rd Pl., a deputy responded to a neighbor dispute. Upon arrival, a resident stated that a male and female wanted to get their personal belongings that had been left behind in a garage shared with a neighbor. They went over to the neighbor who let them in the garage. The male stated that several boxes and bags were in the garage that did not belong to him when he moved in. He stated that none of his stuff appeared to be taken. The male requested a report be taken in case things escalated in the future.
On March 16 at 10:40 a.m. on the 15100 block of SE 179th St., a deputy was dispatched to a burglary. Upon arrival, the resident stated he had been downstairs for a while. When he went upstairs, the front door was open and damaged. According to the resident, nothing appeared to be missing.
On March 16 between 8 a.m.-2:59 p.m. on the 28800 block of 185th Ave. SE, someone entered a residence by kicking in the front door. Stolen item included an IPad in a pink flowered case.
On March 15 at 5:18 p.m. on the 35100 block of 218th Ave. SE, as a driver passed a patrol vehicle, he appeared to be startled before accelerating away. The driver was located on a secluded logging road. Upon contact, the driver was told to exit the vehicle. A holstered pistol, which was later found to be loaded, was observed on the floorboard at the feet of the driver. The passenger (who was the initial driver) stated he was armed and the pistol, which was found to be loaded, removed from a holster on his belt. Both males denied trying to hide from deputies, rather, they went back in the woods to shoot, even though no shots were heard. Both were released at the scene after a check of both did not reveal any warrants and both had valid licenses.
On March 14 at 5:27 p.m. on the 15600 block of SE 173rd St., a vehicle was observed with different front/back license plates. Inside the vehicle were black mechanic gloves and vice grips. Upon contact, a male stated he did not know who drove the vehicle as he had a suspended license. After giving false information a couple of times, check of the vehicle VIN number revealed it was stolen. The male’s wallet was also found on the ground near where he had been standing and check of the driver’s license revealed the male had a warrant for civil contempt of court. The male was booked into King County Jail on his warrant. Additional charges included making a false or misleading statement to a public servant.
On March 16 at 4 p.m. on the 26900 block of SR 169, it was reported that several days before a male and female were observed entering a business and taking two trumpets from a display. The male distracted the clerk while the female, out of view, concealed the trumpets before leaving without attempting to pay for the instruments.
On March 14 at 3:03 p.m. on the 22900 block of SE 287th St., a vehicle was observed following a package delivery truck. A few minutes later a male was observed walking down the street from the direction the vehicle drove. The male walked up to a porch and stole a package that had been delivered earlier. With package in hand, the male ran to the waiting vehicle that had returned and once inside, the driver took off.
On March 12 at 7:30 a.m. on the 21300 block of SE 277th Pl., a husband heard some noise in the kitchen and suspected it was his wife making coffee. When the husband went into the kitchen, there was an unknown male standing by the sink washing his hands. When questioned why the male was in the house, the male asked why the husband was in the house. The wife was sitting in the living room. The male left the scene and K9 was brought in for a short track with negative results.
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