Search and Rescue
Evans Creek ORV Park, Carbonado
Foothills Detachment deputies were dispatched to initiate a search after a woman contacted National Park Rangers near Mt. Rainier and told them her boyfriend was missing. According to the woman, her 41-year-old boyfriend left their campsite on his ATV at approximately midnight and hadn’t returned yet. Deputies located the man 20 yards down an embankment inside an ORV park. He had significant injuries and deputies had to use a rope system to bring him back up to the road. He was then airlifted to Harborview for medical treatment. It appears the man hit a tree, which threw him from the ATV and down the embankment. He was wearing a helmet.
116th St S & Yakima Ave S, Parkland
A deputy was dispatched to an assault where the victim had also been robbed. When the deputy arrived, the victim told him that he had purchased beer from the store and was riding home on his bicycle. He said he caught a glimpse of someone on the side of the road and was then hit in the head with a baseball bat. The suspect demanded the victim’s belongings, but the victim quickly got back on his bike and rode away. Deputies searched the area but were unable to locate the suspect.
10200 blk F St E, Parkland
Deputies were dispatched to reports of shots fired and a vehicle left abandoned in the street. When deputies arrived, the vehicle was empty and the driver’s door was open. They located five bullet holes in the vehicle, but there were no victims at the scene. Deputies recovered several shell casings and collected them for evidence. Deputies have been unable to make contact yet with the vehicle’s registered owner. The investigation is ongoing.
5700 blk Milwaukee Ave E, Puyallup
A deputy was dispatched to conduct a security check at a high school. When he arrived, a security guard told him that someone cut and stole the copper wire for two portables. The suspects were no longer on site. Deputies will work with the school to obtain surveillance video.
Possession of Stolen Vehicle
10300 blk 156th St E, South Hill
Deputies responded to a welfare check at a department store parking lot. The 911 caller reported that a male and female were passed out inside a red Honda Civic. When deputies arrived, they located the vehicle, but only the male driver was inside. Deputies quickly detained the driver before he could fully wake up and think about fleeing. After a records check, deputies learned that the license plates on the Honda were stolen off another vehicle. The Honda had been reported stolen in King County. The driver’s side window was smashed and there was a shaved key on the driver’s seat. The 18-year-old driver was booked into jail for possession of a stolen vehicle.