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The live-in boyfriend didnt feel like leaving when his girlfriend kicked him out. He bluffed a victim story and blew it.
The bathtub faucet on the sixth floor ran nonstop for nine hours. Other tenants at the Winthrop Apartments on Commerce Street had no hot water, and the low pressure was a nuisance. The manager tried to talk to the man in the sixth-floor apartment and told him to shut off the water. The man, 45, wouldnt answer the door. He launched a rambling, yelling tirade. The manager called police and said the tenant might have mental issues.
The 60-year-old Tacoma man called police and explained. Someone had opened a credit card account in his name. The man called the company to complain. The company arranged a three-way call with the party who opened the account.
The Tacoma man carried brass knuckles in his pocket and hash in his ears. He was 21.
The Puyallup man snored in the driver’s seat of a stolen car. His window was down. He was 50, parked and wasted in the 2600 block of South Delin Street.
Money was missing from the PTA account, and the treasurer had a bad case of missed-meeting-itis.
She was hitting on men at a nightclub on Pacific Avenue, and that sent her drunken boyfriend into a tizzy.
The two Santas floated out of the apartment lobby like the down of a thistle. One was 2 feet tall and stuffed. The other was bigger: 3 feet high and animatronic.
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