The following blotter entries were posted on the Tukwila Police Department’s Facebook:
Wednesday, May 9
4400 block 148th St.: Two roommates got into an altercation that turned physical. One of them involved was taken into custody for DV Assault and booked.
13000 block Gateway Dr.: A vehicle that had been stolen in Redmond was discovered occupied and parked near the Green River trail. As officers approached the vehicle, they observed a Hispanic male approximately 35-40 years old sleeping in the vehicle. He woke up and maneuvered the vehicle around officers and their patrol vehicles and fled. Officers discontinued the pursuit due to the suspects dangerous driving. The vehicle was later found abandoned in Renton. The driver now added a felony eluding charge to the other charges he is facing.
14400 block 34th St.: An employee recognized a female from previous encounters and asked her to leave upon her entering the store. She ignored him and was in the process of preparing a coffee when the employee again told her to leave. Instead of leaving, she threw a tantrum and slapped the employee on his face then fled on foot.
12700 block Gateway Dr.: A female known to employees from previous frauds tried her luck at withdrawing cash from an account using a fraudulent ID. When she realized that officers were arriving, she attempted to flee in her vehicle. An officer immediately utilized a PIT maneuver to disable her vehicle and took her into custody. A male passenger in the vehicle decided to enjoy the weather and engage in some felony cardio by fleeing from the vehicle on foot. The Tukwila PD Track Team caught up to him and detained him. He had an outstanding warrant out of Federal Way and ditched drug paraphernalia during his jog to nowhere.
Southcenter District: In an old-school move, a male grabbed cash out of a register at a department store and fled on foot. He hopped into a grey BMW sedan and took off. He was described as a white male in his 30s, 5 feet 7 inches tall with a scruffy beard, black hat, a red flannel and light blue jeans. Very 90s ala “Singles” outfit. He apparently didn’t think this whole grab and run thing through along with many others before him who all missed the HD video surveillance cameras literally everywhere in the store.
15000 block Tukwila International Blvd.: More individuals loitering, smoking the devil’s lettuce and generally being a nuisance to customers and employees.
3400 block Southcenter Blvd.: A passerby called in a large fight between about 10 or so individuals who all fled in vehicles. A male was located shortly thereafter with injuries from an assault believed to be related to that incident. He was transported to the hospital for treatment. The assault was believed to have been regarding a cell phone. A female suspect was the primary aggressor.
Recovered Stolen Vehicle/Vehicle Pursuit
14600 block Tukwila International Blvd.: Just before 11 p.m., an officer patrolling noticed a vehicle being driven by a male known to the officer to have previous auto theft arrests. When he ran the license plates, the vehicle was listed as stolen. The suspect saw the officer following him and decided to take off. Two attempts at a PIT maneuver were unsuccessful. The driver finally stopped the vehicle in south Seattle just north of Tukwila. The driver was detained as was a female who the Tukwila PD Track Team took into custody after a very brief foot pursuit. The driver went with the “I found it” excuse as to how he had come into possession of the vehicle. He was booked for Possession of a Stolen Vehicle and Felony Eluding. The female was in possession of a backpack with another individual’s wallet, passport and ID in it as well as narcotics paraphernalia. She asked for her backpack back from officers. She decided that it wasn’t hers after all upon learning what officers had discovered in it and claimed that she had found it.
Tuesday, May 8
Recovered Stolen Vehicle
Segale Park Drive B: A vehicle stolen in Auburn was located unoccupied along with various license plates in the back seat belonging to other vehicles. Owner was notified.
7300 block Longacres Way: Officers contacted individuals in a transient camp on railway property that is associated with several shoplifting incidents, warrant arrests and other issues in the area.
300 block Tukwila Parkway: Two dudes were observed by security using narcotics in purple vehicle hereon known as “Barney Purple.” Officers contacted two individuals in the vehicle but were unable to establish probable cause for an arrest. The pair were trespassed from the location.
15000 block Tukwila International Blvd.: The drama in the 15000 block of TIB continued yesterday as officers once again responded to the report of a large group loitering and using drugs in front of businesses. A CPT detective also responded and recognized a juvenile male with an outstanding warrant for unlawful firearm possession. The suspect saw the detective coming and decided to partake in some felony cardio by fleeing on foot. The Tukwila PD Track Team gave chase and caught up with him in the 3400 block of Southcenter Blvd. He was booked into juvy on the warrant.
Parking Issue/Childish Behavior
15000 block Military Rd.: Just behind the problem spot, a different problem arose at the same time as the above. Two grown men got into a dispute over a parking stall as one claimed the other had taken a spot that he should have had. The situation escalated to the point of a 911 call. The one that felt that he had been robbed of the parking spot chose to leave after a 10 or so minute stalemate between the two prior to officer’s arrival.
200 block Andover Parkway: A male attempted to sell a verified stolen amplifier to a music store. They were hip to his scam and called 911. He decided to grab the amp and flee in a green van.
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