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The deluded mother hugged her baby with desperate love. She treated Grandma like a stranger, called her the babysitter, and punched her with a free hand.
The man fell out of a gray 2001 Nissan pickup, according to witnesses at a nearby tavern. As officers reached the scene, another man climbed into the pickup, drove to a nearby parking lot, noticed officers heading his direction and tried to walk away.
The 21-year-old Tacoma man discovered his super power: He could stop the Link light rail car over and over. Other passengers were not amused.
The shoplifter thought he could walk away. He changed his mind when he saw the mysterious strangers gun.
The late shift was over. The 44-year-old Tacoma woman walked to her car and eased in for the drive home.
The lawn-mowing service was nothing special, but Mom paid $50,000 for it. Mom was 86. She forgot things. She lived alone in a little house facing the 5100 block of North 27th Street.
The officer had been warned: The Trespasser was argumentative.
The Okie from Muskogee gave generously to his hired hand. Perks included black tar heroin, personally delivered to a hospital bed or so it seemed.
At the table, she broke down again, stretched an arm forward and dropped her head in silence. After a few moments, she looked up.
The party kicked for two weeks in the empty house. The squatters turned on every light, jacked up the heat and reveled.
The romance ended years before, but Dad forgot again. He rang his lovers bell.
The shoplifting couple at a grocery store didn't bother with subtlety. Neither did the dreadful woman who returned to a restaurant where she'd already been banned.
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.
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