Kent woman assaults brother with hot coffee | Police Blotter

Kent Police arrested a woman in her 50s for investigation of fourth-degree assault after she reportedly threw a hot cup of coffee on her brother during a dispute.

Kent Police Blotter.

Kent Police Blotter.

Kent Police arrested a woman in her 50s for investigation of fourth-degree assault after she reportedly threw a hot cup of coffee on her brother during a dispute.

The brother told officers that his sister is a drug user. He said one of her friends showed up at about 12:50 p.m. on Nov. 8 at their 80-year-old mother’s house in the 2900 block of South 256th Street, so he told the friend to leave, according to the police report.

That apparently upset the sister, who went into the kitchen, grabbed a hot cup of coffee and threw it on her brother. The brother told police he had put cold water on his clothes and he felt fine despite the hot liquid hitting him.

The sister told officers she was upset with her brother because he is mean to her so she threw coffee at him. The mother of the woman and man told police she has two daughters over the age of 50 who are alcoholics and drug users and she wanted them out of the house. She said the son hadn’t caused any problems.

Man dines, dashes

Officers arrested a man for investigation of reckless driving at about 8:51 p.m. on Nov. 7 after he allegedly fled from a restaurant without paying for his food and sped away from police before finally pulling over.

An employee at Jasmine’s Mongolian Grill, 24060 104th Ave. S.E., called 911 to report a customer had left without paying, according to the police report.

The man left in a green Buick. A witness got the license plate number. Police saw the vehicle going eastbound on Southeast 240th Street at an accelerated rate of speed. An officer activated a patrol vehicle’s emergency lights and started to pursue the car.

The driver didn’t pull over right away, as he hit estimated speeds of 60 mph in a 35 mph zone, sped through the 116th Avenue Southeast intersection and then ran a red light at 120th Avenue Southeast. The driver pulled over at the Kent Covenant Church parking lot, 12010 S.E. 240th St.

Officers handcuffed the driver. He told police he didn’t stop because he was looking for a place to pull over. The man had a driving while license suspended violation on his record.

A restaurant employee told police they didn’t want to pursue theft charges but wanted the man banned for life from their business.

Man tears up bathroom

Police cited a man for investigation of third-degree malicious mischief after he reportedly tore up a bathroom and a bedroom during a dispute with his mother on Nov. 6 at a home in the 400 block of East Titus Street.

The mother went upstairs when she heard her son swearing at himself while in a bathroom, according to the police report.

She saw the son had removed pictures from the bathroom wall and tore a shower curtain from its rod. He tore up his bedroom in a similar manner.

The mother told her son to leave the home. She thought he had walked away, but then saw him sitting in the driver’s seat of her car. She let him sit there to calm down. When she went out later to the car, the son had left but the vehicle had a cracked windshield, apparently from when the son punched the window from the inside.

When officers arrived, the son had left the home. They searched the area but couldn’t find him so cited him at large.

Woman caught in stolen car

Officers arrested a woman for investigation of possession of a stolen vehicle after police saw the vehicle pass them at about 9:41 p.m. on Nov. 6 near the intersection of Washington Avenue and West Meeker Street. Police ran the license plate, and discovered the car had been reported stolen.

Officers accelerated to catch the vehicle and watched the driver park the car at the Arbor Chase Apartments, 1615 W. Smith St. The woman driver had a set of keys, but all of them were shaved, something thieves do to keys in order to steal vehicles.

The driver told police she got the car from a friend who is homeless and that the car belonged to a friend of her friend. She said the friend gave her the key to drive the car.

Police saw the car’s ignition had been damaged. They tried the four keys the woman had and each key started the vehicle. Officers also found four bags in the car that contained a variety of items that belonged to other people, including two blank checks and another check made out for $17,477.


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