Man calls himself Lucifer, yells at woman | Police Blotter
By ADAM MCFADDEN
Renton Reporter Staff Writer
October 17, 2012 · 4:38 PM
The following information was compiled based on City of Renton police reports.
A Renton man allegedly harassed a woman by driving by and yelling at her multiple times Oct. 1.
The 54-year-old woman was in the front yard of her home when a car screeched to a stop in front her house. The 44-year-old driver then started to curse and yell at the woman, calling her names and identifying himself as Lucifer. She told him to leave and he drove off. He returned a few minutes later with a camera and told the woman to “smile for the camera.” He then threatened to “roll over” her house. She then called 911.
When police caught up with the man he said he was manic depressive and that the Renton cops were out to get him. No arrest was made.
Man reports possible break-in due to penny
A Renton man reported a possible break-in to his apartment Oct. 2.
The 24-year-old said the front window to his apartment was broken about a month ago. Since then, he has been using tape and plastic to secure the window. As a detection measure, he placed a penny on the table next to the window. When he returned in the afternoon the penny was on the ground. He believed the only way that could have happened is if someone crawled in through the tape and plastic window covering.
The man said he believed his sister’s ex-husband is the one who broke in. He claimed the ex-husband is homeless and breaks in to the apartment to shower during the day. He could provide no evidence that the bathroom or shower had been used during the day.
Man shot by airsoft pistol on street
A Renton man was shot with an airsoft pistol Oct. 1.
The 21-year-old was walking westbound on Houser Way South when four males approached him. One of them started shooting him with an airsoft pistol. The man said he was shot about 15 times. He said the shots hurt, but he was not injured.
Officers were unable to track down the four males.
Street racer tries to outrun police
A Seattle man was arrested for street racing Sept. 30.
Officers saw several vehicles parked along Houser Way, then heard cars accelerating and tires breaking traction. Upon closer inspection, they saw two cars lined up next to each other with a man standing in the middle. Then they heard someone yell “cops.” The crowd started to run away and cars started driving away in all directions.
After turning on their lights, several cars pulled over, but one started to accelerate away. As officers followed, the car swerved into oncoming traffic and eventually stopped. As the officer got out of his car, the suspect took off again.
After a few moments, the car pulled over again. The 20-year-old driver did not have insurance. Officers arrested him for reckless driving-racing, operating a vehicle without insurance and failure to obey an officer.
Woman robbed outside Money Tree
A Federal Way woman was robbed outside of a Money Tree Sept. 29.
The 56-year-old woman parked and tried to enter the Money Tree on Rainier Avenue when she felt what she thought was a gun pressed to her back. Then a male voice instructed her to give him the envelope she was carrying along with a derogatory term. She handed over the envelope to a second suspect, which she said contained $560 of her rent money. The suspects then fled.
She was unable to provide a description of the suspects and there is no surveillance camera in the area.
Couple does drugs on big toy at park
A Kent man was arrested for drug-related activities Sept. 29.
Officers responded to a call that a man and a woman were shooting heroin on the big toy at Cascade Park. As officers approached on foot, they could hear the two arguing and mention the word “dose.” The 23-year-old woman started to walk away and when she saw the officers, she alerted the 25-year-old man to their presence.
After calling the man over, officers checked the area of the big toy where the two had been sitting. They found a hypodermic needle loaded with a clear substance, a spoon with clear liquid and cotton ball, a long balloon, a can of chewing tobacco, a baby bib and a red tie.
Police arrested the man for possession of drug paraphernalia, and not the woman, since she was a few feet way. The man claimed that the items weren’t his and said they just happened to be sitting next to him. Later an officer asked the man if he wanted his chewing tobacco back, and the man said yes.
Couple living in van fights about freedom
An Auburn man was arrested for domestic assault Sept. 29.
The 53-year-old man was living with his girlfriend in a van in the Fred Meyer parking lot. A neighbor called the police when she heard yelling, banging and pushing in the van.
The neighbor approached the van to see if the 57-year-old girlfriend needed help, but the boyfriend pulled the girlfriend back from the window by her hair. He also squeezed and bruised her arms, to keep her from talking about the trouble.
Police arrested the man for fourth- degree domestic assault. He claimed his girlfriend was making up the story because he told her “he loved his freedom more than he loved her” the previous day.Contact Renton Reporter Staff Writer Adam McFadden at email@example.com or 425-255-3484.