Police News Updated 10-10-17
On September 16 at 12:32 p.m. on the 32300 block of Roberts Dr., officers contacted an individual after observing a tractor that appeared to be loading gravel from a closed construction site onto the property of a private residence. Following an investigation, it was determined that no crime was committed, and that the individual had permission to use the gravel. The individual was warned about operating an unlicensed tractor on a public roadway.
On September 15 at approximately 6:36 p.m. on the 24500 block of Morgan St., officers received a call regarding a suspicious circumstance. Radio advised that the reporting person witnessed a black pickup pull into a driveway a few houses to the east of his residence and hit a parked vehicle that was already in the driveway. The male driver then exited the pickup and walked into the residence. Officers contacted the driver of the vehicle who stated that he bumped into his mother’s vehicle that already had a damaged front bumper. The subject stated that he was already planning on replacing his mother’s front bumper. Officers spoke with the subject’s mother who did not care that her son struck the front of her vehicle with his vehicle.
On September 15 at approximately 2:08 p.m. at 22000 block of SE 296th St., officers stopped a vehicle for expired tabs. The 20-year old male driver was then booked into jail for Driving While License Suspended/Revoked, 1st degree; Violation of the Uniform Controlled Substance Act, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and two outstanding warrants.
On September 17 at 1 a.m. on the 26400 block of 170th Ave. SE, a 17-year old male was observed throwing eggs at his former manager’s house. The manager ran after the male and his friends before the male got into a vehicle and fled the area. The male had been fired due to smoking marijuana in the business parking lot. The male was contacted and called to apologize for his actions. The male also received a Trespass Letter to stay away from the manager’s property
On September 15 at 6:21 p.m. on the 18200 block of SE 240th St., a male was observed climbing into a vehicle in a business parking lot, grabbing a bag and then jumping into a waiting vehicle before fleeing the area. Check of the parked vehicle revealed a diaper bag had been stolen that contained a purse.
On September 14 at 11:46 a.m. on the 16700 block of SE 272nd St., someone stole both vehicle license plates while the owner was in a business.
On September 22 at 9:35 a.m. on the 30900 block of E. Lake Morton Dr. SE, while cleaning up tree debris and using a chipper next to a pick-up, a resident observed someone’s legs next to the vehicle as the resident’s dog began barking. The male suspect took off running to a neighbor’s back yard through the bushes as the neighbor yelled at the suspect. A cell phone was discovered missing from the cab of the truck.
On September 21 between 10 p.m. and 7:30 a.m. of September 22 on the 307800 block of W. Lake Morton Dr. SE, someone entered two unlocked vehicles parked on a resident’s driveway. Stolen items from one of the vehicles included a tool bag containing tools and realtor lock boxes.
On September 21 at 7:56 p.m. on the 17600 block of 140th Ave. SE, a male was observed running across two streets while the crosswalk signal was red. Multiple vehicles nearly hit the male. Upon contact, it was learned that the male had warrants for Domestic Violence Assault, 4th degree and Domestic Violence Theft, 3rd degree. The male was booked into Kent Jail on his warrants.
On September 19 at 3:44 p.m. on the 19000 block of SE Petrovitsky Rd., check of a vehicle plate revealed the plates were expired and the registered owner had a suspended license. As the deputy attempted to make contact, the female driver was observed trading positions with the male passenger before the male put the vehicle into drive and sped away from the scene. A short pursuit was terminated.
On September 16 at 7:53 p.m. on the 27500 block of SE 273rd St., a vehicle was observed being driven close to the fog line. As the male driver passed a patrol vehicle parked close to the fog line, he honked his horn. Upon contact, an odor of alcohol could be detected coming from the male, who admitted to drinking two or three drinks. The male stated he did not have a license because he was unable to pass a vision test. Unable to complete the Field Sobriety Tests, the male refused to take the breath tests. The male was booked into King County Jail for investigation of DUI. Additional charges included No Valid Operator’s License with ID.
On September 15 between 8 a.m. and 4:40 p.m. on the 21500 block of SE 290th Pl., a parent reported that their female juvenile had reported being assaulted and kidnapped. The parent also stated that the juvenile had been skipping school because of being bullied. Following an investigation, the juvenile finally admitted to lying about the entire incident to avoid getting in trouble with the parent.
On September 19 at 11:41 p.m. on the 27000 block of SR 169, a vehicle was observed with a defective taillight. Upon contact, the male driver stated that the vehicle was his relative’s vehicle and that he did not have a driver’s license, ID or passport. The male was fingerprinted at Kent Jail and told if his identity could not be verified, he would await court on a No Valid Operator’s License, 1st degree charge. He was additionally given an infraction for defective taillamp and his vehicle impounded.
On September 17 at 2:38 a.m. on the 22500 block of E 248th St., during a routine check of a park, an unoccupied vehicle was observed in the parking lot. Walking towards the vehicle were two females that were using each other to balance. The owner of the vehicle admitted to driving to the park from a bar. They were trespassed from the park before being driven home by a special driver.
On September 15 at 10:22 p.m. on the 25900 block of SR 169, a female driver with an intermediate license was contacted for various traffic infractions. The female also had three passengers with her. While giving the three passengers a ride home, the last male passenger had an odor of alcohol on him. Check of the 17-year old male’s backpack revealed a bottle of alcohol. The bottle was confiscated and the male cited for Minor in Possession before being released.
SCORE – South Correctional Entity
VUCSA – Violation of the Uniform Controlled Substance Act
VUFA – Violation Uniform Firearms Act
NOVOL – No Valid Operator’s License
FTA – Failure to Appear
NOI – Notice of Infraction
NCO – No Contact Order
DRE – Drug Recognition Expert
TMVWOP – Taking Motor Vehicle Without Permission
HBD – Had Been Drinking
CPL – Concealed Pistol License