Robbery with nothing robbed
Renton police were dispatched on Sept. 11 at approximately 4:21 p.m. to a robbery report near the intersection of South 134th Street and 84th Avenue South. Officers responded to the victim’s address in the 8400 block of South 134th Street and contacted the victim, sitting on the porch, according to the department.
The victim advised police that a silver-colored vehicle approached her as she walked through the neighborhood and approached a vacant lot on the northeast corner of South 134th and 84th Avenue South. The vehicle arrived to a stop and the driver, described as a 20-something mixed-race Black man, aimed a handgun at her from within the vehicle.
The victim noticed three additional individuals within the vehicle that she was unable to describe, according to the department. The driver demanded the victim’s wallet and the victim responded that she didn’t have a wallet on her. The driver demanded her vehicle next and the victim advised she didn’t own a vehicle. The suspect then drove out of the neighborhood. The suspect did not leave with anything of value from the victim, according to the department.
Renton police were dispatched on Sept. 13 at approximately 9:54 a.m. to a physical domestic report at an apartment complex in the 17200 block of 118th Lane Southeast. The reporting party advised a tenant, a woman, came to her unit and said her boyfriend tried to kill her.
Officers contacted the victim and she advised police that her boyfriend assaulted her. Officers observed minor injuries on the victim as they talked with her, according to the department. According to the department, the boyfriend left the scene prior to police arrival. After further investigation, police determined probable cause to charge the boyfriend with assault in the second degree and felony harassment – threats to kill.
The department filed the case with the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office through the department’s investigations team. First responders evaluated the victim.
Renton police were dispatched on Sept. 6 at approximately 1:08 p.m. to a threat with a weapon call at the intersection of Williams Avenue South and South 3rd Street. The reporting party advised dispatch that a second party had threatened him with a gun in a road rage incident, displaying the gun several times in the altercation.
Further police investigation identified the suspect in the road rage incident, with a montage created and displayed to the victim, according to the department. The victim identified the suspect with 80% certainty. Based on the circumstances in the incident, the responding officer determined probable cause to charge the suspect with weapons apparently capable of producing bodily harm – unlawful carrying or handling.
The department forwarded the case to the prosecutor’s office for consideration of charges, according to the department.