Kent Police Blotter: Feb. 14-22

Incidents include vehicle robbery, machete threat, teen shot and injured

A sampling of Kent Police incidents Feb. 14-22:

Feb. 14

Vehicle robbery: 2:26 p.m., patrol was dispatched to a robbery at Bimbo Bakery, 20200 70th Ave. S. The victim was at work on her lunch break when she noticed someone enter her vehicle. She ran outside as the person began to drive away with her vehicle. She grabbed the driver’s side door and hung on, but the suspect continued to drive.

Feb. 17

Shooting victim: 11:37 p.m., patrol responded to Covington MultiCare for a shooting victim who reported being shot in the area of 11400 SE Kent Kangley Road. The victim provided limited information, reporting having been at the bus stop when he was shot and fell to the ground.

Feb. 18

Machete threat: 1:35 a.m., patrol responded to threats with a knife at 25900 104th Ave. SE. The suspect had been walking around and came up to the victim and threatened him with a machete. The victim stated the suspect was so close to him that he could smell alcohol on his breath and feared for his life. Patrol found the suspect in the area and took him into custody.

Felony harassment: Officers were dispatched to shots fired at the Silver Springs Apartments, 22416 88th Ave. S. An investigation determined the male half in a domestic threatened his child’s mother with a gun after a custody dispute. He was located near Tractor Supply, 8420 S. 228th St., fleeing the area in a vehicle, and arrested.

Child left behind: 7:39 p.m., officers were dispatched to a child call at WinCo, 21100 91st Ave. S. An officer learned a 13-year-old boy was left there by his mother. Officers attempted to contact his mother, who refused to come pick him up, stating she left him there because she could not handle him. The boy was showing signs of being autistic and possibly developmentally delayed. Officers took the male into protective custody and contacted Child Protective Services (CPS), who came out and assisted. The mother was unable to be located and cited with child neglect, with the case being sent to CPS as well.

Feb. 22

Teen shot, injured: 8 p.m., patrol was dispatched to a shooting with injuries at Birch Creek Apartments, 27360 129th Pl. SE, near building number 30. Dispatch advised one of the reporting parties stated there was a male shot at the location. Another reporting party stated shots were still being heard as they were on the phone with 911. Officers arrived and located a 17-year-old male gunshot wound victim outside building number 30. Officers rendered aid to the victim. Two gunshot wounds were found on the victim, one to the chest and another to the upper right leg. The initial interviews with witnesses led officers to find numerous spent casings at the west entrance to Springwood Park. The area was locked down, and detectives responded to assist with crime scene processing. The victims last known to be in stable condition at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

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