Oct. 21, 2012
Shoplifting: Police responded to Walmart at 2:27 a.m. for a report a woman had stolen merchandise including Halloween costumes and motor oil worth a total of $95.70. She was described as a white female in her late 20s or early 30s, with medium length blond hair and waring a black jacket and blue jeans.
Oct. 28, 2012
Hit and Run: Police responded to a report of a hit and run to a parked vehicle outside the New Peking bar at 1:07 a.m. The suspect vehicle was described as a green, mid 90s Ford F250 or F350 with an aluminum headache bar.
Oct. 29, 2012
Shoplifting: Police cited and released a woman suspected of shoplifting jewelry and assorted items from Target at about 4:55 p.m. She was observed with a suspect who was connected with a stolen vehicle that had been parked outside the store at the time. The vehicle was towed and secured by police.
Oct. 30, 2012
Internet Scam: Police were contacted at 2:15 p.m. by the victims of a reported scam online. They reportedly advertised to sell a piece of jewelry on Craigslist and found a willing buyer in Alaska who would pay for the item via PayPal. The victims received notification of payment from PayPal but it contained inaccuracies which led them to conclude it was a fraudulent payment. The victims were able to recover their item which had been in transit due to bad weather out east.
Oct. 31, 2012
Domestic Violence: Police arrested a man for second degree assault domestic violence after responding at 1:32 a.m. to a residence on the 21500 block of 104th Street Court East for a report that he had pinned his wife down and choked her. A responding officer noted fresh marks on her neck in their report though she declined aid.
Minor and Alcohol: A 15-year-old teen was released to his sister after being arrested by police for possession of alcohol and of drug paraphernalia in relation to a party held on the 21500 block of 104th Street East. The teen along with a 21-year-old had reportedly stolen alcohol from Safeway earlier. The store did not wish to press charges but did have both trespassed for a year. Charges the teen face are being forwarded to Remann Hall.
Nov. 1, 2012
Juvenile DUI: Police arrested a juvenile for driving under the influence after responding to an accident on the 20100 block of Church Lake Drive East at 1:22 a.m. He was released to his parent with charges forwarded to Remann Hall.
Shoplifting and Drugs Possession: Police arrested a man on an outstanding felony warrant at about 6 a.m. in front of Walmart after receiving a report that two men were seen prowling vehicles in the parking lot. The second man was located and arrested after about 8:30 a.m. in the same shopping complex after he initially tried to flee officers riding a stolen bike. Once detained, officers found weapons in his possession as well as apparel that appear to have been stolen from businesses nearby. He was also found to have had heroine and methamphetamine in his possession.
Property Damage: Police responded to Henshell Chiropractic at 20119 S. Prairie Road East at 3:16 p.m. for a report that someone had written profanity on the back side of the building. Police documented the vandalism which appeared to have been drawn with a Sharpie pen and was about two feet across on the east wall and one foot across on the north wall. Staff reported it happened sometime between 6 p.m. the previous night and 3 p.m.
Internet Scam: Police received a report at 6:44 p.m. from a woman who was a victim of a Craigslist scam involving rental properties in the area. The victim told police she answered an ad to rent a house and began to exchange electronic communication with someone who said he lived in Nigeria. After wiring $1,200 to this person, the victim learned she was a victim of fraud when she found the real owner of the home had not put the property up for rent.
Shoplifting: Police arrested a woman for shoplifting and making threatening statements to employees at Walmart at 9:48 p.m. She was booked at the Buckley Jail and held on $1,000 bail.
Nov. 2, 2012
Shoplifting: Police cited and released a man for stealing a pregnancy test from Walmart at 4:02 p.m. He had reportedly done so for his girlfriend but without her knowledge.
Nov. 3, 2012
Domestic Violence: Police arrested a man for assault domestic violence and malicious mischief domestic violence after responding to a residence on the 8000 block of Locust Avenue at 8:28 a.m. for a domestic dispute in progress. Witnesses told police he had been fighting with his wife and at one point threw her to the ground and got on top of her and began choking her while their two younger children were present. He had reportedly also caused some property damage while trying to re-enter the house after he'd been locked out.
Nov. 5, 2012
Warrant Violations and Marijuana Possession: Police arrested two men after making contact with a vehicle blocking the roadway near Goodwill at 10:22 p.m. for outstanding warrants. While being searched, one of the men was also found to have marijuana in his possession.
Nov. 6, 2012
Suicide Attempt: Police and East Pierce Fire responded to a reported suicide attempt at a home on the 17900 block of 81st Street East at 1:43 a.m. The subject was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital for treatment and evaluation.