Man threatens father with piece of bong | Police Blotter

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The following information was compiled based on City of Renton police reports.

A Renton man threatened to kill his father Sept. 9.

The 21-year-old got into a fight with his 52-year-old father at the 800 block of Redmond Avenue. During the fight, the son hid a butcher knife in his pants and threatened to kill the father. The son then went into his room.

The father heard crashing and breaking sounds and went back to the room. He found the son breaking a large water bong against the wall. He grabbed his son to try to calm him down. The son broke free and grabbed a piece of the broken glass and threatened to cut his father. The son then ran out of the house.

The father told officers his son had swung a box cutter at him a few months earlier. The son has been arrested four times for domestic violence incidents, three against his father and one against his mother.

The father said the son likes to hide in the bushes at Kiwanis Park, but police were unable to locate him.


Police nab man for urinating, find pot

A Renton man urinated in a public area and was holding marijuana Sept. 1.

Police were called to an area near the 100 block of Logan Avenue at about 12:30 a.m. due to complaints about a party. They found about 50 people in a crowd, yelling "fight, fight!" Officers made an announcement for the crowd to disperse.

A few minutes later, the 20-year-old Renton man was seen urinating in an open area, about 10 yards from Burnett Avenue and the front door of a house. Police told the man to stop, but he tried to walk away and say he hadn't been urinating. Police noticed urine on the bush he was facing and on the front of his shorts.

After catching up to the man, the officers searched him and found prescription pill bottle with marijuana in it.

Police arrested the man for breach of peace and possession of marijuana. He repeatedly stated it shouldn't be illegal to smoke marijuana.


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