The Crime Blotter: Teen suspects pull stolen gun on 10-year-old girl in Parkland

Aug 26, 2022, 1:57 PM | Updated: Oct 19, 2022, 4:36 pm


Photo from Pierce County Sheriff's Office

On Thursday, Aug. 25, at about 1:30 p.m., 911 dispatchers received a phone call saying two males pulled out guns and pointed them at a 10-year-old girl near an apartment complex in Parkland.

Pierce County Deputies went to check out the situation at the complex but didn’t find anyone. The caller told dispatchers they had walked to an apartment complex at 1900 104th St S.

Deputies got into the area and contacted the 911 caller. During their interview with the reporting party, the suspects were still in the complex’s parking lot.

Deputies approached the suspects, advised them they would be detained, and checked them for weapons.

The two suspects both had handguns tucked into their waistbands. The suspects were cooperative, and deputies handcuffed them. Both suspects are 17 years old.

A records check revealed one of the firearms was reported stolen in Federal Way in 2021. The boys were arrested and booked into Remann Hall Juvenile Detention Center for the unlawful possession of a firearm, and one was charged with possession of a stolen firearm.

They were also charged with felony harassment as they were following another young child who saw them with the guns, and they were telling them to stop.

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Man killed by gunshot wound in Tacoma 

Tacoma Police said about 6:30 p.m. Aug. 25, 911 received multiple calls about a possible shooting at 3600 S 31st St.

Officers arrived in the area and found a man with a gunshot wound. They immediately started life-saving measures until the Tacoma Fire Department arrived and pronounced the man deceased.

Tacoma detectives and forensics personnel responded to the scene. It is currently being investigated as a homicide.

Lacey Police look to identify thieves that stole from Target

The Lacey Police Department needs your help identifying the two individuals who stole two shopping carts worth of merchandise from Target, which is located on Sleater Kinney Road.

They then drove off in a gray van with driver-side damage.

If you have any information, please call us at: (360) 459-4333 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS and reference case 2022-4284.

Detectives investigating fatal hit-and-run on Vashon Island

King County Sheriff’s Detectives are seeking the community’s help gathering information on a fatal hit and run that occurred Monday, Aug. 22, around 7:30 p.m. on Vashon Island.

Investigators say Philip Cushman was located deceased in the 17800 block of Thorsen Road Southwest, on Vashon, and deputies believe he was hit by a vehicle.

Submit tips to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

Marysville Police are looking for a purse thief

Marysville Police said a person in a full-size red pickup with black rims stole a woman’s purse from the top of her vehicle Wednesday at the 4300 block of 106th Place NE.

If you can help ID the suspect or vehicle, Contact Det. Joe Belleme at 425-238-7241 or jbelleme@marysvillewa.gov.

Have a tip on a crime story? Message Darren Dedo on Twitter or email him here.

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The Crime Blotter: Teen suspects pull stolen gun on 10-year-old girl in Parkland