Orlando Alexander/COURTESY PHOTO, Q13 Fox

Orlando Alexander/COURTESY PHOTO, Q13 Fox

Man arrested in Las Vegas for attacking woman, teen in Auburn, Kent

FBI assists Kent Police in case

FBI Las Vegas assisted the Kent Police with the arrest Monday, Sept. 28 of a man wanted for attacks on a woman in Auburn and a 15-year-old girl in Kent.

Detectives were able to track the man to Las Vegas, according to Kent Police. With the assistance of FBI Seattle’s Violent Crime Task Force and FBI Las Vegas, he was taken into custody without incident. He is now awaiting extradition back to Washington.

“Without their assistance, it is possible the suspect would continue to be on the run,” Kent Police said in a statement about the FBI.

Orlando Alexander has been charged in King County with first-degree burglary-domestic violence when he reportedly broke into a Auburn home on Aug. 15 and forced his way into a bathroom to attack a woman and her 4-year-old son, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office.

“He was stomping her head and kicking her,” said Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Ryan Abbott in a report on Q13 Fox. “He had already punched her and had knocked her down to the ground. The female victim was trying to shield the child, so the child wasn’t hurt, but the female sustained pretty serious injuries.”

Detectives said he stole $283 cash off a coffee table on his way out.

Alexander, who was recently featured on the Q13 Fox show Washington’s Most Wanted, also allegedly attacked a 15-year-old girl on July 25 at the Hawthorn Suites, 6329 S. 212th St., in Kent.

“He actually was seen grabbing the female victim, lifting her off the ground, slamming her onto her head and kicking and stomping on her as she lay unconscious on the ground,” Abbott said.

The girl suffered a broken clavicle and a concussion, according to Q13 Fox. County prosecutors charged Alexander with second-degree assault.

Alexander’s criminal history includes two convictions for unlawful possession of a firearm, illegal drugs and possession of a short-barrel shotgun in Pierce County, according to Q13 Fox. Detectives said on the Most Wanted show that Alexander could be staying in the Tacoma area.


Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing editor@kentreporter.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.kentreporter.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) Please keep letters to 300 words or less.

More in News

File photo
Auburn woman, 31, accused of fatal stabbing in Shoreline

Charged with second-degree murder of 25-year-old woman

Police vehicle
Man arrested after fleeing state trooper in Kent, hitting pedestrian in SeaTac

Pursuit Monday results in potential charges of vehicular assault, attempting to elude

t
King County Elections offers Vote Center at ShoWare Center in Kent

For people who need assistance or missed registration deadlines

Aaron Kunkler/staff photo
Alvin Sweet is a resident of Martin Court in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood. Martin Court is a former motel which was transformed into a supportive housing complex two decades ago. New funding from King County’s Health through Housing ordinance could expand this type of program across the county.
King County wants to buy motels for emergency, affordable housing

The concept has proven results in addressing homelessness.

State Capitol Building in Olympia.
Kent City Council sets social justice reform as top state legislative request

City wants funds for mental health professional co-responder program

A Lunar Rover on the Moon surface. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent/Boeing
Lunar Rover Vehicles built in Kent receive state historic landmark status

Buggies still on the Moon from Apollo trips in early 1970s

Courtesy photo
State demanded more drop boxes, and now it must pay for them

A King County judge says a law requiring more ballot boxes was an illegal unfunded mandate.

Auburn School District Superintendent Alan Spicciati. Courtesy photo
Students back in Auburn schools? ‘We are not there yet’

Auburn School District Superintendent Alan Spicciati wrote parents a letter to explain delay.

t
Murals dress up light rail station construction fencing in Kent | Photos

57 pieces decorate stretch of Pacific Highway South on West Hill

Most Read