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Over the weekend…

2/19/22, 2:00am
DUI Collision
2100 blk 112th St E, Parkland
Deputies were dispatched to a single-vehicle collision near a bar parking lot. When deputies arrived, they found a car in a ditch with a female driver inside. Deputies spoke with bar employees, who said that the female had been drinking inside and her designated driver left without her. They said they tried to convince the woman not to drive, but she punched them. Witnesses said the woman got into her car to drive away but crashed into the ditch. The 41-year-old driver was booked into jail for DUI.

2/19/22, 10:41am
Possession of Stolen Property
16000 blk 11th Ave Ct E, Spanaway
Deputies were dispatched to a call regarding a suspicious vehicle at a residence. The manager of an RV dealership in Yelm had called 911 to report that he located the vehicle that was used to steal a travel trailer from his lot. Someone had seen his post on Facebook and said the stolen trailer had been parked at the residence. On the property, deputies located a fifth-wheel RV, a flatbed utility trailer, and an enclosed trailer. The trailers had been stolen from Pierce County, Selah, and Longview (respectively). Deputies also found 12 car batteries, which the dealership manager claimed were stolen during the trailer theft. While deputies were investigating, the resident arrived home. The 38-year-old male was arrested, and deputies located three firearms in his car. He is a convicted felon and is prohibited from possessing firearms. He was booked into jail for possession of stolen property and unlawful possession of a firearm. The trailer stolen from the RV lot was not located on the property and deputies believe it was recently moved.

2/20/22, 2:03am
DUI Collision
29800 blk Orting Kapowsin Hwy E, Graham
A deputy was dispatched to a motor vehicle collision near a gas station. A man called 911 to report that his car had been stolen one hour earlier while he was at a party, and he just located it. When the deputy arrived, he saw that the car had crashed into boulders on the side of the road. According to witnesses, the car had not been stolen and the owner was the one who crashed the car. The 18-year-old driver exhibited signs of impairment and was arrested for DUI. A deputy found the car’s key fob in the owner’s pocket. He was taken to the hospital for a blood draw and then booked into jail.

2/20/22, 10:06pm
Eluding Police, Possession of Stolen Property, DUI
15200 blk Pacific Ave S, Spanaway
A patrol deputy pulled up next to a car at a stop light and saw that the female driver was smoking methamphetamine. When the woman saw the deputy, she immediately sped away. The deputy turned on his lights and siren to initiate a traffic stop for DUI, but the woman kept going. Since DUI is a pursuable offense, the deputy continued to follow her. He attempted a PIT maneuver, but the woman used a specific technique (known only to people who elude police) to reduce its effectiveness. A second PIT attempt was successful in disabling the vehicle. The 32-year-old driver was arrested and transported to the hospital for a blood draw. At the hospital, she told the deputy that she “knew” police were not allowed to chase people, as long as they drove fast. She was booked into jail for DUI, eluding, and possession of a stolen vehicle.

2/21/22, 3:35am
Commercial Burglary
12500 blk Pacific Ave S, Parkland
Deputies were dispatched to a commercial burglary at a bowling alley. When they arrived, the owner told them that when he got there, he discovered the shattered glass front door. Deputies cleared the building and didn’t find anyone inside. They discovered that the suspects had broken into the receptacles on the pool tables and had stolen the coins. Deputies are working with the owner to obtain surveillance video.

2/21/22, 8:43pm
Armed Robbery
10100 blk 194th St E, Graham
Deputies were dispatched to an armed robbery that had just occurred at a gas station. When they arrived, the suspect was gone. The employee told deputies that a man had entered the store in a gray hoodie and mask. He walked up to the counter and demanded cash. The employee asked if he was serious, and he pointed a gun at her. She gave him cash and he also stole cigarettes and lighters. A K9 track was unsuccessful as it appears the suspect got into a parked car down the road.

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