Police Blotter

• An officer was called to the scene of a domestic violence assault at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2 in the 7200 block of 192nd Avenue East. A 41-year-old woman told the responding officer her 45-year-old, live-in boyfriend was intoxicated and assaulted her and left the scene. She said the man jumped on top of her, placed his knee on her chest and struck her in the face multiple times. The man and the woman were living inside a pop-up travel trailer at the residence. The woman said the man cranked the roof of the trailer down while she was inside. The woman gathered her belongings and went to the police station with the officer. She began complaining of chest pains at the station and was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital for treatment. She was given information about how to obtain a restraining order against her boyfriend.

BONNEY LAKE

ASSAULT

• An officer was called to the scene of a domestic violence assault at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2 in the 7200 block of 192nd Avenue East. A 41-year-old woman told the responding officer her 45-year-old, live-in boyfriend was intoxicated and assaulted her and left the scene. She said the man jumped on top of her, placed his knee on her chest and struck her in the face multiple times. The man and the woman were living inside a pop-up travel trailer at the residence. The woman said the man cranked the roof of the trailer down while she was inside. The woman gathered her belongings and went to the police station with the officer. She began complaining of chest pains at the station and was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital for treatment. She was given information about how to obtain a restraining order against her boyfriend.

PHONE TALK

• A 31-year-old man called police at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 1 to report telephone harassment. The man told the responding officer he was having problems with a former coworker. He said he had loaned the man some tools a few weeks earlier and the two had a falling out afterward. He said the man refused to give his tools back and he had left voice messages threatening to report him to police as a drug dealer. The man said the coworker left 50 text and voice messages. When officers contacted the coworker by phone he reported the man had been stealing tools from their boss and had been fired from the job which the coworker had gotten for him. He said the tools in dispute were owned by both or owned by the coworker. The coworker said he would not allow use of the tools until the man returned the stolen tools. He did not deny sending messages. Both were advised to stop contacting each other and each were told how to obtain a protection order.

ROBBERY

• Officers were dispatched to a report of a robbery at 1:20 a.m. Nov. 30 in the 21300 block of state Route 410. Three men in the Safeway parking lot waved officers down. One of the men, 24, stated the three were walking home from Babalouie’s when two males in a black Jeep Cherokee approached them. He said they began talking about a party when the driver jumped out and started beating him. The man said the passenger grabbed him while the Jeep drove away. The man said he was dragged about 60 yards before he broke free. The man said once he was free, he realized his glasses and wallet were missing. The man was bleeding from the nose and had cuts on his legs and shoulder. The suspects were not found.

OBSTRUCTING

• An officer observed a 35-year-old man riding an off-road motorcycle at midnight Nov. 29. The man was speeding on Church Lake Drive and the bike was extremely loud. The bike had no headlight or taillights. The officer followed the bike to a residence with a garage in the rear. The rider rode toward the garage in an attempt to flee the officer. The officer contacted an 11-year-old boy in the driveway. He was asked who was driving the motorcycle and the boy said his dad. The officers knocked on the front door of the residence and the man’s 35-year-old wife answered She said she was sleeping and did not know what was going on. The officer told the woman her son confirmed her husband was riding the motorcycle and they would like to speak to the son. She slammed the door in the officers’ faces. The husband came to the front window, but refused to come out. Even through the front window of the residence the officer could tell the man was intoxicated. The man left the window. The wife called dispatch and asked why her son needed to talk to police officers. She was told to go to the front of the residence and talk to the officers. She came out of the house and was arrested for obstructing an officer. The husband came to the front door and closed it and locked it. He went to the front window again and was told by the officers his wife was going to jail. He observed his wife in handcuffs. The man finally came out of the residence and was arrested. He denied riding the motorcycle and said it was his friend. Then the man said he was doing this for his son, because his son was riding the motorcycle. The son did not match the descripton of the rider, as observed by the officer. The man was booked into the Buckley jail for obstructing, making a false statement. He was also cited for operating a motorcycle with improper equipment and operating an off-road vehicle without lights between dawn and dusk.

DUI

• An officer stopped a 45-year-old man driving a Subaru from a parking lot at a high rate of speed at 10:30 p.m. Nov. 28 in the 16800 block of SR 410. The officer had followed the man and his speed fluctuated for no reason. The vehicle also had trouble navigating the turn onto SR 410. The officer could smell alcohol on the driver, who failed a field sobriety test and admitted he had drank too much. The man was arrested and cited for driving under the influence.

INTOXICATED GIRL

• A woman flagged down an officer in front of the Regal Cinemas at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 28. The woman said her daughter was a runaway and was on the other side of the cinemas. The officer found the 13-year-old girl lying on the ground covered in dirt. The mother was yelling at the daughter, who was completely unresponsive. The girl was very intoxicated and there were empty beer cans lying next to her. The girl mumbled and spit on herself. East Pierce Fire and Rescue arrived and transported the girl to Good Samaritan Hospital.

MARIJUANA

• An officer stopped a Chevrolet pickup with no license plate at 4 p.m. Nov. 28. A records check revealed the 24-year-old driver had a suspended license for unpaid tickets. He also had no proof of insurance. The man was arrested and during a search of his vehicle the officer found a canister of marijuana attached to the ignition keys. The driver said there was a pipe in the ashtray. He was issued a citation for driving with a suspended license, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, no license plate and no insurance. The vehicle was impounded.

SUMNER

FELONY SHOPLIFTING

• Employees of a retail store in the 1100 block of Fryar observed a female suspect grab high-dollar items, fill a cart and push it out of the store and toward a truck without paying Dec. 1. Employees detained her and called the police. The officer recognized the suspect. The woman was asked if she drove since her license was suspended. She said no, she walked. The officer asked if she had money to pay for the items. The woman said no, she just went to the truck to check if she had money to pay. The officer asked her why she lied about walking since she just mentioned her truck. The woman did not respond. She requested a ticket, but was booked into jail for felony shoplifting.

PRESCRIPTION FRAUD

• Officers responded to a report of a prescription fraud in the 900 block of Alder Avenue Nov. 28. Officers asked the suspect to step outside and placed him in a patrol car. The pharmacist told officers he had checked with the doctor and the prescription was only for three items, but a fourth had been added. The suspect was booked into jail. While in jail, he apologized and said he forged the fourth prescription because of back pain.

THEFT

• A taxi driver reported he picked up an individual in Auburn and drove to Sumner Nov. 27. The individual handed him a credit card to pay and then went into the residence. The credit card was rejected. The driver tried to locate the individual, who refused to come to the door. The individual was cited for third-degree theft.

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