Police Captain assaulted after attempting to arrest hit-and-run suspect.

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March 9

Robbery: At 6:11 p.m. on 400 block of Bellevue Way Northeast a suspect stole a pair of pants from a store and punched a loss prevention officer in the face when confronted. Two police units arrived for a different call, and a foot pursuit began after the suspect saw the units and fled. Officers cornered the suspect in a frozen food aisle of a grocery store, and detained him.

Drugs: At 10:14 p.m. on 12600 block of Southeast 41st Place an officer contacted a female suspect in a vehicle that had the steering column punched out with a screwdriver in the ignition. The female had a suspected methamphetamine pipe sitting next to her, and during a consensual search of her vehicle, the officer located over 1 gram of heroin and additional drug paraphernalia.

March 10

Domestic disturbance: At 7:05 p.m. on 200 block of 111th Avenue Northeast a male (who has a no contact order) got into an argument with his ex girlfriend, who happens to be the mother of his child, and slapped her in the face. He also damaged her vehicle and fled the scene. Officers were unable to locate the suspect.

March 11

Drugs: At 4:15 a.m. on Interstate 405 and Coal Creek Parkway an officer conducted a traffic stop on a suspect on a felony warrant with nationwide extradition. A post arrest search revealed 14.5 grams of meth and heroin, as well as a handgun that was visible from the exterior of the vehicle.

March 13

Death investigation: At 10:11 a.m. on 5400 block of 125th Avenue Southeast family members discovered a 35-year-old victim deceased in his backyard. The victim had no underlying health conditions, however the family suspected drug use.

Stalking: At 3:16 p.m. on 4300 block of Factoria Boulevard Southeast a female was followed to her daughter’s work by her ex. The suspect accosted her, brandished a knife, and stated he’d harm himself if they didn’t get back together. The female was later followed to her workplace by her ex, and the suspect was arrested.

Domestic abuse: At 10:20 p.m. on 4300 block of 129th Place Southeast officers responded to a report of a male hitting a female. Officers determined that the female was the protected party in a protection order. The victim was punched, pushed, and choked during this incident. She had various injuries that were treated at the scene.

March 14

Hit and run: At 9:42 a.m. on 100 block of 145th Avenue Northeast two off-duty officers witnessed a hit-and-run. One of the officers got into his car and drove, attempting to locate the suspect. The officer saw another hit-and-run crime scene, and the officer made contact with the suspect. The officer attempted to make an arrest, but the suspect assaulted the officer. A fight broke out for several minutes, but the officer was able to subdue the suspect with the assistance of a civilian.

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