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West Seattle He=aid/White Center News Wednesday, August 13, 1997 5 A Ilng for flngerr toe * the driver of a pickup truck in the and more drive-through line a question at Two men made off with $9,000 around 12:05 a.m., when the driver worth of jewelry from a White Center inexplicably got out of his truck and store in the 9600 block of 16th Avenue began hitting him. A witness substan- Southwest around 9:20 a.m. Aug. 4. tiated the story to police. According to police reports, the The victim suffered cuts to the men entered the store shortly after it mouth and eye, and was transported to opened. The owner of the store asked Highline Hospital where he was the suspects if they needed help, but treated for his injuries. they declined. The owner then began helping other customers. About a minute later, the owner saw the two suspects running out of the store. He observed that the door to the ring case was open, and a tray of rings A sokdion for long cat II lp missing. There had been a total of 36 King County Police are investigat- men's rings on the tray. ing a possible cat poisoning in the area The man had a video camera in his of 18th Avenue Southwest and store, but told police that it was not Southwest 110th Street. working during the time of the theft He The cat died Aug. 1, and tests reported the crime to police about two indicated it drank anti-freeze, said Dan hours later. "Ihe suspects are still at large. Graves, chief of King County Animal I said nsuper size,' not Control. Detectives are investigating to see if the incident was intentional. super slugt , "Dogs and cats find anti-freeze very On Aug. 4, police arrived at the tasty," Graves said. "If it's left out, parking lot of a fast-food restaurant in they'll lap it up. It is toxic to animals." the 10700 block of 16th Avenue Southwest to find a man bleeding IS that a beer or are you from the mouth and claiming that he just happy to see me? had been attacked by an angry drive- A 48-year-old transient was arrested through customer. Aug. 9 after somehow managing to The man told police he was asking drink a 40-ounce bottle of beer that was not his. outstanding warrants and for investi- At around 4 p.m., the man entered a gation of theft. grocery store in the 7300 block of Delridge Way Southwest. The Four minors busted for security officer of the store saw the booze man select two beers from the cooler At 10:20 p.m. Aug. 8, four teenagers and concealed one of the beers, a 40- were caught drinking in the 1220 block ounce bottle, down the front of his of Harbor Avenue Southwest. pants. He then walked to the counter Police noticed the teens, ages 15-1"8, with the other can of beer. standing around two vehicles parked When he got to the counter, the man near a boat ramp in a public parking told the clerk that he had forgotten his lot. When they approached, they saw money at home and would return two bottles of wine coolers standing later. He left the can of beer on the upright on one car's trunk. counter and exited the store with the Police confiscated a total of four 40-ounce bottle still in the front of his alcohol containers, and transported the pants, three females and one male to the The security guard contacted the South Precinct of the Seattle Police man outside the store, and was able to Departmenkbefore releasing them to retrieve the bottle. He then brought the their parents. The 18-year old had man back into the store and left him in charges pending of unlawful furnish- the security office while he called ing of alcohol, while the other teens police, leaving the beer inside as well. face minor-in-possession charges. When the clerk opened the door, he Purse snatched at park saw that the man had managed to drink the entire bottle of beer while Someone stole a purse from a vehicle left alone in the office, parked in the Lincoln Park parking lot When police arrived, the suspect in the 8000 block of Fauntleroy Way Southwest, sometime between 11 a.m. complained of shortness of breath and chest pains. Medics arrived on the and 12:30 p.m. on Aug. 8. scene, only to say that the man An unknown suspect smashed the appeared to be fine, only a little window to enter the car, causing $200 intoxicated. He was arrested and damage. booked at King County Jail on several Compiled by Jesse WoMman. get your R0M M-F 10-7 SOFTWARE for everybody. Su,u, Haircuts $10.00 Mon.Sat 9:30AM - 8:30PM ce. News interesting guide Our community. popular and requested special section published by the are distributed throughout the year by The Chamber of "y stores in addition to the thousands delivered with Its in the Fact Book work year-round. AUTO CENTERS __ Approved Service * Certified Technicians * Factory Warranty Service * -k GM Lifetime Parts & Service Limited . aeo I S rvice 5:30,pm,