What’s that sound?: Victim returns to car with busted out window | Police Blotter

Police blotter for April 27-May 5.

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April 27

DUI: At 12:49 a.m. at West Mercer Way and Southeast 28th Street, someone reported a truck had been driven into a ditch. The subject said the driver was slurring their words. The driver refused a blood alcohol test and sobriety test. A blood warrant was granted and done. The driver was booked into South Correctional Entity, a jail in Des Moines.

April 28

Whoopsie: At 6:56 a.m. in the 6500 block of East Mercer Way, during a hit-and-run investigation the registered owner reported their car had been stolen after Federal Way Police made contact. Investigation revealed the owner’s daughter was likely in possession of the car, along with a friend, during the incident and the vehicle was not stolen.

April 29

Burglary: At 1:37 p.m. in the 9300 block of Southeast 68th Street, someone entered an unlocked car at the victim’s home. They allegedly found a garage door opener in the glovebox and used it to access the victim’s other car. Both cars were prowled and the garage was burglarized. The door leading inside the home was locked and no entry was made. Only things missing are the two garage door openers.

April 30

Light it up: At 3:39 p.m. in the 9700 block of Southeast 41st Street, a subject reported that someone prowled their vehicle, but nothing was taken and there was no damage made to the car. However, they discovered a flashlight that didn’t belong to them on the driver’s seat.

May 4

Stolen plates: At 10:52 a.m. in the 2500 block of 70th Avenue Southeast, a victim reported both of their front and back license plates were stolen.

Don’t park there: At 5:18 p.m. in the 4000 block of 86th Avenue Southeast, a janitor confronted a suspect parked near the school’s front door. The car’s weight caused three walkway tiles to break. The suspect fled when the subject tried to contact them.

May 5

What’s that sound?: At 3:39 p.m. in the 3000 block of 78th Avenue Southeast, a victim parked their car at the post office as they attended a memorial at the Covenant Church. The victim heard a strange noise. They discovered their small rear passenger side window had been broken out. Something was used to pry the window open and caused it to break. There were items of value in plain sight. This was an attempted prowl.

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