Tacoma Police Department Case No: 85-057-002
Report Name Offense: Info Domestic Violence Vandalism
Type of premise: Apt Method: Broke window
Weapon: Unknown Date Report’d: 2-25-85 Time Occur: 2310
Location of Incident: 607 No. Yakima Census: 157 Dist: 1.4
Person Reporting Complaint: Shelley A Ben-Neth Race/Sex: W/F Date of Birth: (censored) Home Phone: 383-5278
Suspect Verified: Ben-Neth, Richard ? Home Phone: ? Business Phone: 383-3144
Address: Unknown Occupation: Para-legal Place of Employment: ATTY’s Legal Support Relation to Victim: Husband Date of Birth: (censored) Race/Sex: W/M aka: Lawrence W. Bennett
ID of Reporting Officers: W Mason 081 W Budinich 370 J1-1 Approval: 021
Damage and Minor Property Loss: Damaged 6” by 12” Glass Window
Narrative: R/OS were dispatched to a vandalism at the listed address at 0027 hrs 2-26-85. We were to make contact with the victim at the 7-11 No 2nd and “I”
S. Ben-Neth told us that at approx. 2300 hrs she heard noises outside her apt. She then heard the voice of her estranged husband Richard yelling for her to let him in.
When she didn’t let him in, she heard a window break in the bedroom of her apt. & she ran out the front door, got in her car & went to the 7-11 to report it.
S. Ben-Neth related that she is getting a divorce from Richard. (he filed on her)
Richard has been bothering her quite often. And Shelley related that he has even assaulted her but she did not report it because she is afraid of him.
Shelley related that she met Richard at McNiel Island where she lived with her first husband, a correctional officer & Richard was a con.
R/OS ran a records check on Ben-Neth & no record was found. We had Records check with Seattle P.D. & found out his Aka or possibly a true name with some larceny background.
S. Ben-Neth was taken to the YWCA & advised of the Domestic Violence Unit & protective orders.