TACOMA, WASHINGTON — At 7:00 p.m. on Friday Jan 26, 2018, deputies reserved to the University Place Police Department responded to a 911 call from a Pizza Hut delivery motorist who reported that she had been attacked at gunpoint.
The victim told the deputies that she had perceived a pizza delivery sequence from a 980 area code; the patron identified himself as “David Adams” and supposing an residence in the 7300 retard of Chambers Creek Rd. W. in University Place. When the motorist arrived at the residence she could not find the customer, so she called him back and the patron told her to meet him in front of one of the buildings at an unit formidable located at the dilemma of Bridgeport Way W. and Chambers Creek Rd.
The victim gathering to the location, exited her car with the food, then was approached by two male suspects. One of the suspects displayed a handgun and pulpy it against the victim’s leg; the think systematic the victim to give him the food. The armed think took the delivery bag from the victim and handed it to his accomplice, who private the food from the delivery bag. The suspects fled on foot with the pizza, cookies, and bread; the victim gathering divided from the plcae and called 911.
Deputies asked Pizza Hit to run the 980 phone series by their mechanism complement to see if it had formerly systematic any food by them and schooled that an sequence had been placed from that series 4 days progressing but under a opposite name, and from an residence in the same unit formidable where the armed spoliation occurred.
Our deputies went to the unit where the prior pizza sequence had been placed. As they knocked on the door, deputies could hear shrill music and several voices inside, and could smell an fragrance of marijuana. As they aloud knocked and announced “POLICE”, they listened a voice inside contend “don’t answer”; after several mins of no answer it became very still and the music was incited off.
One of the deputies circled around the back of the building, where he celebrated several males inside the unit putting their boots on and stepping out onto a third building balcony; desiring the occupants were probable going to try to climb/jump down, the emissary systematic all of the occupants to stop and put their hands up. The occupants then non-stop the doorway to the unit and allowed the deputies to enter.
Deputies contacted 5 males and 2 females inside the apartment; they also celebrated several Pizza Hut boxes containing half-eaten food that matched the sequence that was taken during the armed robbery. All of the people in the unit were handcuffed, patted down for weapons, and identified; deputies remarkable that one of the men’s names matched the name from the pizza sequence 4 days earlier. Deputies celebrated a loaded Glock .40 size semiautomatic handgun under the cot pillow where the man was seated.
The think told the deputies “man we done a foolish mistake”. He went on to contend that he called in an sequence to Pizza Hut and that he and another male who he refused to brand had “robbed the pizza girl”. The think went on to contend that the gun under the cot pillow was the gun used in the robbery, and that he had recently stolen it while at a party. The think went on to contend that he had “messed up his life over eight bucks in pizza”; the deputies remarkable that the victim had supposing a receipt to the deputies in the volume of $81.24 for the stolen pizzas.
While in the unit the deputies also called the 980 phone series that the pizza was systematic from; a dungeon phone located where the think had been found sitting began to ring.
All of the other unit occupants were questioned by the deputies, all denied believe or impasse in the robbery; several pronounced that when they arrived at the unit the think was already there with the food.
The 20 year old male think was booked into the Pierce County Jail for Robbery in the 1st grade and Assault in the 1st degree.