KOMO Crime Blotter

Sheriff looking for man suspected of firing shot into 7-Eleven

Sheriff looking for man suspected of firing shot into 7-Eleven
This man is suspected of firing a bullet through his own truck's windshield and into an occupied 7-Eleven. (Courtesy of Crime Stoppers of Tacoma/Pierce County)

The Pierce County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man suspected of firing a gun through the windshield of his own truck and into a 7-Eleven where he had just purchased a pack of cigarettes.

Police: Prolific ID thieves get greedy, steal construction signs

Police: Prolific ID thieves get greedy, steal construction signs
Police recovered hundreds of forged documents from a Bellevue condominium. (Courtesy of Bellevue Police Department)

Four people who apparently got away with stealing and forging hundreds of documents finally went too far, getting themselves arrested after boosting two construction signs for whatever reason, according to the Bellevue Police Department.

Man charged with raping students in Samoa found in Seattle

Man charged with raping students in Samoa found in Seattle
Vaiaoga Leatuvao transfers flights in Los Angeles after being deported from Seattle to Samoa, where he has been charged with raping four children. (Courtesy of ICE)

A 37-year-old man charged with raping four disabled students at a school in Samoa was found in the Seattle area and deported Tuesday, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

City charges firefighters in attack on sleeping homeless man

City charges firefighters in attack on sleeping homeless man
Seattle Fallen Firefighters Memorial. Seattle, Wash. March 15, 2014.

The Seattle City Attorney's Office has charged three people, including two Seattle firefighters, in an attack on a homeless man sleeping in Pioneer Square three months after the King County Prosecutor's Office declined to file felony charges citing a lack of evidence.

Have you seen this suspected Lynnwood bank robber?

Have you seen this suspected Lynnwood bank robber?
This man is suspected of robbing a Lynnwood Bank of America Monday afternoon. (Courtesy of Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)

The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man suspected of robbing a local Bank of America Monday afternoon.

Tacoma man charged with murdering wife during argument

Tacoma man charged with murdering wife during argument
Darrin Brooks appears at his arraignment on July 7, 2014.

A Tacoma man shot and killed his wife during an argument last Thursday, leaving her body in their apartment where it was found by a friend on the Fourth of July, according to charges filed in Pierce County Superior Court.

27 of the most-wanted men and women of Yakima County

27 of the most-wanted men and women of Yakima County
Abel Contreras-Cardenas has been wanted for investigation of failing to appear on marijuana-possession charges since November 2013.

These 27 men and women, suspected of everything from burglary to rape, are the newest additions to the Yakima County Crime Stoppers Association's list of wanted suspects.

Police: Would-be bank robber foiled by being most suspicious ever

Police: Would-be bank robber foiled by being most suspicious ever
This suspicious fellow was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of trying to rob a bank. (Courtesy of Olympia Police Department)

A would-be bank robber was foiled Wednesday afternoon by being so completely suspicious he might as well have been carrying a sack with a dollar sign on it, according to the Olympia Police Department.