Feb. 4, 2013
Residential Theft: Police responded to a home on the 20200 block of 97th Street Court East at 9:20 a.m. for a report that several items had been stolen from the property in the last month, including a Schwinn mountain bike and a Xantrex 1200 plus inverter. The victim reported seeing two suspicious people in his backyard at about 9 p.m. on Feb. 3 though they fled the scene.
Feb. 5, 2013
Found Property: A citizen turned in a Burndy Hydraulic Crimper with a removable/rechargable battery that was found on the side of the road on Locust Avenue at 80th Street East at about 10:45 a.m.
Feb. 6, 2013
Vanpool Van Damaged: Police received a report at 3:54 p.m. that a Pierce Transit van that is parked in the Shari's parking lot was damaged between 4 p.m. on Feb. 5 and 5 a.m. on Feb. 6. Riders found the gas cap off and about 10 gallons of gas missing from the vehicle that morning. When they tried to fill up, they noted gas was running out at the bottom of the gas filler and found the gas filler hose had also been cut.
Theft from Vehicle: Police responded to the Walmart parking lot at 11:38 p.m. for a report that a vehicle had been broken into. The victim said he arrived at about 10:55 p.m. and when he returned from the store at 11:10 p.m., he had difficulty unlocking the driver's side door. He then noticed the lock was damaged and inside the vehicle, he found his backpack and a lunch box had been stolen. The backpack contained books and employer badges, and the lunch box contained a pair of sunglasses.
Feb. 7, 2013
Hit and Run: Police responded to a section of eastbound State Route 410 at about 1:50 p.m. for a report of a hit and run accident in which the victim and witnesses were able to note the suspect vehicle's license plate and police were able to locate the driver. He initially told police he had stopped further down and waited for the other pary to exchange information, but witnesses reportedly followed him for several blocks without his stopping. He was to face possible charges of reckless driving and hit and run.
Shoplifting: Police arrested a woman for shoplifting almost $600 in various items from Fred Meyer at 4:30 p.m. She had reportedly tried to exit the store from the garden section entrance/exit with a cart full of items.
Feb. 8, 2013
DUI: Police arrested a man for driving under the influence after receiving multiple reports of a reckless driver on State Route 410 at about 2:20 p.m. The man told police he had not consumed alcohol or medications but had ingested two bottles of Listerine. Following processing, he was released with a DUI citation along with a citation for not having a valid operator's license. Charges were forwarded to the city prosecutor.
Feb. 9, 2013
Domestic Violence: Police arrested a woman at about 9:20 p.m. after responding to the parking lot of Chase Bank following a phone call from her admitting she had struck her mother. The family had reportedly been arguing about finances when she struck her mother several times in the head with a closed fist. The mother declined medical aid, and the daughter was arrested for assault-domestic violence.
Feb. 10, 2013
Speeding: Police cited a driver for driving 39 mph in a 25 mph zone on the 19900 block of South Prairie Road at 9:45 a.m. While pulled over the driver was also found to have a third degree driving while license suspended violation and was also cited for that.
Theft from Vehicle: Police received a report at 7:40 p.m. that a cell phone and Garmin GPS were stolen from an unlocked vehicle while it was parked in the Safeway parking lot. The victim said she had left the driver's side door unlocked while she went in for 20 minutes to pick up medicine. There was no damage to the vehicle in the theft.
Feb. 11, 2013
Assault: Police arrested a woman for reportedly assaulting her boyfriend's mother following an argument at the mother's home. The two were asked to leave the home because of the argument, but the mother had agreed to meet them to give them money for a cab ride home. The woman reportedly struck the mother outside JB Mart at about 9 p.m. when she was getting money to them.