McDonald’s meal sparks fight at Lindbergh | Police Blotter

The following information was compiled based on City of Renton police reports. Two teenagers could be charged with assault and a third with complicity to an assault after an incident at Lindbergh High School Oct. 5.

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

Two teenagers could be charged with assault and a third with complicity to an assault after an incident at Lindbergh High School Oct. 5.

The trouble started when a 14-year-old boy came up and stole a 15-year-old girl’s McDonald’s value meal, then proceeded to eat it. After he was done, he threw the bag at her. The girl then threw her half-full cup of pop at the back of his head. The boy poured his Gatorade on the girl and threatened to have someone beat her up after school.

While walking through the parking lot after school, two girls grabbed the victim by the hair, threw her on the ground and started punching her. The two girls were later identified. One is a 15-year-old Lindbergh student. The other, a 16-year-old, does not attend Lindbergh.

The girls later admitted that they did not know the victim and only beat her up because the boy asked them to. The victim sought to press charges in the case.


Vandals trash car in “their” spot

Someone vandalized a Renton man’s car outside his apartment complex Oct. 6.

The 23-year-old victim parked his car at his apartment complex on Eagle Ridge Drive when he arrived home late at night. A couple of hours later, he heard a ruckus and someone yelling about a car being in “their” spot.

When he went out to his car in the morning, the rear window was smashed, the side mirror was broken and there was a dent in a rear door. Police could not locate any evidence.


Suspicious man follows car

A Renton man was arrested for driving under the influence Oct. 14.

Police responded to a call from a woman driving on Sunset Boulevard. She said a car was following her. Officers observed the following car swerving and following too closely for safety. The driver also had his arm out the window, pointing at the car in front of him.

After being pulled over, the 49-year-old man told police he was following the car because “she did not belong on his street.” The man appeared to be intoxicated and accidentally pushed down the gas pedal when reaching for his wallet. Officers then saw an open bottle of tequila on the floor.

After being interviewed for some time, the man said he could not understand and asked for a translator. He later took breath tests, which read .155 and .143. He was arrested for driving under the influence.


Pit bull attacks couple, dog

A pit bull attacked a couple and their dog as they were walking Oct. 6.

The group was walking on the sidewalk near Cascade Park when a dog charged at them from a yard, slid under the chain link fence, and grabbed their dog by the neck.

The two kicked at the dog until it ran away.

The dog’s owner returned home soon after the incident said the dog is not usually in that part of the yard. One of the victim’s sustained a scrape on her right hand, and the dog did not appear to be injured badly.


High driver nearly hits police

An Issaquah man was arrested for reckless driving and driving under the influence Oct. 7.

Police saw the 19-year-old driving the wrong way on Houser Way at about 1:30 a.m. The car was coming around a bend at a high rate of speed on the wrong side of the road when the officer turned on his emergency lights. The suspect was able to stop his car about two inches away from the police car.

Officers smelled an overwhelming odor of marijuana coming out of the car. The suspect admitted he smoked marijuana and remarked that it is a good thing both of the cars have good brakes.

He was arrested reckless driving and driving under the influence.


Rash of alcohol thefts hit Renton

A Federal Way woman was cited for theft Oct. 14, part of a rash of alcohol thefts in Renton.

The 48-year-old tried for conceal a 1.75-liter bottle of Jim Beam in her purse before leaving the downtown Safeway. Security witnessed her try to steal the liquor and stopped her before she could leave the area. She was cited for third degree theft.

A 30-year-old Renton man tried to steal two bottles of alcohol and a pair of infant shoes from the Renton Walmart Oct. 14. He was cited for third-degree theft.

A 35-year-old Seattle man attempted to steal a bottle of vodka and a bottle of brandy from the downtown Safeway Oct. 14. He continually gave a false name to officers during the arrest process. When police found out his real name, the man had a warrant out for his arrest. Police arrested him for third-degree theft and making false statements to law enforcement officers.

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