• Officers responded to the scene of a domestic dispute at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 26 in the 7700 block of 191st Avenue East. A 59-year-old man told officers his 21-year-old son was distraught because his 19-year-old girlfriend broke up with him. The father said the son had threatened to break the legs of her new boyfriend. The father said his son didn’t threaten to harm himself and had left the residence. The officer contacted the girlfriend. She said she did not have a new boyfriend and the idea was in the son’s head. The woman told officers she was afraid of the son and he had a pistol. The woman was advised to obtain a restraining order against the man.
• Officers were dispatched at 12:35 p.m. Nov. 25 to 9900 block of 233rd Avenue East on the report of an intoxicated woman who left her pickup in the middle of the road. Witnesses moved the pickup from the road. The officers found the 35-year-old woman who was stumbling, slurring her speech and was extremely uncooperative. The woman said she was not near a vehicle and was hitchhiking. She started to stumble away, but the officer told her she was not free to go. She began yelling and became belligerent. The woman changed her story and said he had been driving, but got lost coming home from Safeway. The woman said she had one beer to drink. The woman was arrested and charged with driving under the influence and driving with a suspended license. She was booked into the Puyallup jail. The owner of the pickup told officers the woman was not given permission to drive the vehicle.
• A 23-year-old man called police to report he was assaulted at 12:30 a.m. Nov. 25 inside the Diamond Lounge. Officers noted the man’s right cheek was red and swollen. He was intoxicated. He told the officers he and a 30-year-old man got into an argument over who’s turn it was to play pool. The officers contacted the suspect who denied fighting. The suspect was arrested. En route to the Buckley jail the man said the other man spit in his face, but he did not know if anyone witnesses it. The man was cited for simple assault and booked into the Buckley jail.
• Officers were dispatched at 6:50 p.m. Nov. 23 to the 18200 block of Sumner-Buckley Highway for a car in the ditch. The 52-year-old driver told the officer he was traveling through the Bonney Lake Auto Parts’ parking lot when he drove over a grassy area and ended up in a drainage ditch. The officer noted the man slurred his speech and his eyes were bloodshot. The man said he had drank one beer 90 minutes earlier. The man was booked into the Buckley jail for negligent driving. He was also cited for no insurance card.
• A Fred Meyer employee reported to police at noon Nov. 23 fluorescent green and pink painted handprints were on an outside wall of the building. Cost of removing the handprints was estimated at about $50. No suspects were found.
• Officers responded to the scene of a two-car accident at 10:10 p.m. Nov. 21 in the 18800 block of Sumner-Buckley Highway. One of the offices spoke to the 44-year-old woman who was suspected of causing the accident. The officer could smell alcohol on the woman. She denied drinking, stating she had taken cold medications. She would not tell the officer how much. She refused a portable breath test and field sobriety test. The woman was arrested and transported to the Buckley jail. En route to the jail the woman swore at the officer multiple time. She was uncooperative during the booking process. Due to space limitations, the woman was transported to the Enumclaw jail and cited for driving under the influence and driving too fast for the conditions.
• An officer observed a 13-year-old boy holding onto the back of a vehicle while it was in motion at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 21 in the Regal Cinemas’ parking lot. The parking lot was wet from rain and the boy was skiing on his feet while holding onto the car’s spoiler. The officer stopped the car. The boy immediately began saying he was sorry. The driver, a 16-year-old girl, was placed in custody for reckless driving. The boy said the girl was not aware he was holding onto the car. The girl began crying, stating because the windows were tinted she could not see the boy. The girls mother was called. A family friend agreed to take custody of the girl and car, with the mother’s consent. The boy was taken to his mother’s residence. No charges were filed.
• An officer observed a reckless driving incident at 8:50 p.m. Nov. 21 in the parking lot of the Regal Cinema. A vehicle turned a corner in the parking lot at a high rate of speed, fish tailing and two pedestrians had to jump out of the way. The officer stopped the vehicle and contacted the 18-year-old man driving. He said he did not know he was going too fast or fishtailing. The man was cited for reckless driving.
• Police officers received a report of a possible driving under the influence incident Nov. 24. A vehicle swerved, struck the guard rail and lost a tire, but continued on to a parking lot in the 6600 block of 166th. The officer found the vehicle there. The driver said he had had “a couple” of drinks. The officer found a half-empty vodka bottle just behind the front seat. The driver was arrested for driving under the influence and booked into jail.
• Dispatchers received a report of a driver and passenger involved in a road-rage incident Nov. 24 on West Valley Highway. The report was people in the car were brandishing a weapon. Officers located the vehicle and conducted a high-risk stop. The passenger and driver complied with orders and were handcuffed. The subject was arrested on warrants and additional charges are being referred.
• An officer observed a vehicle pass by with the driver not wearing a seat belt Nov. 25. The officer pulled the vehicle over in the 900 block of Valley Avenue. The driver was still not wearing a seat belt and couldn’t produce identification. He provided the officer with his name. The officer found warrants for the man’s arrest. The Sumner Police Department received a $4,000 grant from Washington Traffic Safety to conduct seat-belt emphasis patrols.