Wife arrested in domestic disturbance | Renton police blotter

From the Renton police log.


Renton police responded on May 19 to the 400 block of South 43rd Street at approximately 2:57 a.m. after receiving a call reporting an assault. According to the department, officers learned the suspect allegedly assaulted an employee for unknown reasons. The employee suffered minor injuries as a result of the incident. Police arrested and booked the suspect into jail.

Domestic disturbance

Renton police were dispatched at approximately 8:41 p.m. May 19 to a domestic disturbance in the 300 block of Williams Avenue North. According to the department, a man told police his wife attempted to assault him. The wife claimed to police that her husband served as the primary aggressor. Based on the statements collected and evidence, investigation identified the wife as the suspect and husband as the victim, with police arresting and booking the wife into jail.


At midnight May 16, Renton police officers in a parking lot in the 1000 block of Garden Avenue North heard rapid gunfire from two separate weapons. According to the department, officers responded to the area of the shots fired, the 700 block of North Landing Way, and saw a vehicle quickly leaving the area. The driver stopped upon seeing the officers, and stated to officers someone was shooting, pointing toward where the suspects had fled. An officer noticed someone hiding in nearby bushes, and police arrested the individual. In a search of the scene, officers located a weapon and bullet casings. Later, an additional suspect arrived at the hospital with two non-life threatening gunshot wounds.

Domestic disturbance

Renton police responded around 8 a.m. May 13 after receiving a report of a domestic disturbance in progress. According to the department, the victim stated her boyfriend broke into her apartment, assaulted her, and stole her wallet and purse. The suspect left prior to the arrival of officers. Investigation continues into the incident.