CRIME FOLLOWUP: Two teens confess to tagging at Burien Skate Park
The city announced on its website Thursday (Oct. 24) that Burien Police investigating the recent rash of graffiti “tagging” at City parks have identified at least three suspects, two of whom confessed to the crime last week.
The school resource officer at Highline High School was able to identify the taggers through their markings, and two confessed in writing to tagging the Burien Skate Park last week. Police gained the identity of another student connected to graffiti markings at Burien Town Square Park.
Information on the incidents has been turned over to detectives for charging. Police believe more young people were involved in the tagging incidents and are actively continuing their investigation.
“We’re going to let them all know Burien is the wrong place to do this stuff,” said an investigating officer with the Burien Police Department.
A reward for information in the recent graffiti incidents is still being offered by Crimestoppers – all the Police Dept. 206-296-3311 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.
Here are some pics of the damage courtesy Burien Parks (click images to see larger versions: