Tacoma Police Investigating Overnight Burglaries, One at Mary's Pistols
Tacoma, WA: Tacoma Police state that shortly after 4 a.m., South Sound 911 received a call of a burglary alarm at Mary's Pistols located in the 4000 block of South Tyler.
When Police arrived, they found that an unknown suspect had forced entry in to a common area of the business. That suspect then attempted to force entry into area where the firearms were located by shooting the doorknob. Thankfully the door withstood the assault and the suspect was not able to get into the area where firearms were kept.
That suspect fled prior to police arrival.
Detectives are currently checking the neighborhood for surveillance footage but it is not known if there is any.
This was one of four burglaries overnight in the Tacoma Area.
- Tacoma police state that around 10:40 p.m., they were called for a burglary alarm at a construction site in the 3100 block of 6th Avenue. When officers arrived, someone tried to flee the seen. Police were able to take that person into custody. The person was identified as a 27- year-old male and was booked into jail for Burglary 2nd Degree.
- Just after midnight, officers were called to Birney Elementary for an activated burglary alarm at the construction site. When they arrived, they found two subjects inside the construction site. Police were able to catch one and the other got away. Police state the one they caught is a juvenile male and he was booked into Raymond hall on Burglary 2nd Degree Charges.
- At around 1:15 a.m., officers were called to an occupied burglary at South Tacoma Mazda in the 6000 block of South Tacoma Way. Officers were advised that an unknown subject had entered their secured lot and were being watching via surveillance cameras. When officers arrived, the suspect fled the scene but was quickly apprehended. The suspect, a 34-year-old female, was released due to Jail Restrictions in relation to COVID-19. Police are forwarding Burglary 2nd Degree charges and 7 charges of Vehicle Prowl.