Crime Section

Felon with gun runs into pole, hides on roof of Burien house Tuesday night

Felon with gun runs into pole, hides on roof of Burien house Tuesday night

A felon had a hit and run collision with a power pole near S. 124th Street and 5th Ave S. (map below) in Burien Tuesday night, Dec. 11. When police arrived, power lines were still hot and on top of the... [Read more]

UPDATE: Police seeking public’s help locating ‘armed & dangerous’ suspect

UPDATE: Police seeking public’s help locating ‘armed & dangerous’ suspect

UPDATE Dec. 9, 2018: King County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit has identified the suspect in the Nov. 19 homicide in the 10000 block of 1st Ave SW as 24-year old Mical D. Roberts: Roberts... [Read more]

UPDATE: Stolen Silver Honda Civic has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Stolen Silver Honda Civic has been FOUND!

UPDATE DEC. 7, 2018: The stolen Silver Honda Civic that we previously reported on has been FOUND in Tukwila. “Thank you so much for posting it on the Blog!!” PREVIOUSLY: From Reader Deedee... [Read more]

Court order violation results in major police activity in Olde Burien Mon. night

Court order violation results in major police activity in Olde Burien Mon. night

If you saw a large police turnout in/near Olde Burien on Monday night, Dec. 3, around 10:30 p.m. or so, it was due to a domestic violence court order violation. The King County Sheriff’s Office says... [Read more]

Major police response Sunday was for robbery at T-Mobile Store on 1st Ave S.

Major police response Sunday was for robbery at T-Mobile Store on 1st Ave S.

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that late Sunday afternoon, Nov. 25, there was a robbery at the T-Mobile store located at 14200 1st Ave South near Fred Meyer. Police say that two juveniles... [Read more]

Hotel finalists, finances, gun safety on agenda for Monday Council Study Session

Hotel finalists, finances, gun safety on agenda for Monday Council Study Session

On the agenda for Monday night’s Burien City Council Study Session are discussions on two hotel developer finalists, general fund financial plans, gun safety, an update on economic development and... [Read more]

Six cars stolen from Hertz on Des Moines Memorial Drive on Thanksgiving

Six cars stolen from Hertz on Des Moines Memorial Drive on Thanksgiving

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that six cars were stolen from the Hertz Rental Lot at 18600 Des Moines Memorial Drive in SeaTac on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22. Deputies were searching... [Read more]

Man stabbed at former Fox Cove Apartments Wednesday night

Man stabbed at former Fox Cove Apartments Wednesday night

Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that an adult man was stabbed at the former Fox Cove Apartments Wednesday night, Nov. 21, after a domestic disturbance. The victim suffered... [Read more]

Man shot, killed near White Center Monday night

Man shot, killed near White Center Monday night

The King County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting in the 10000 block of 1st Ave SW near White Center (map below). The male victim was apparently shot and killed inside a home. No... [Read more]

Man in critical condition after being hit by car on Ambaum Saturday night

Man in critical condition after being hit by car on Ambaum Saturday night

A 38-year old man is in critical condition after being hit by a car at SW 116th and Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien Saturday night, Nov. 17. King County Medics transported the man to Harborview Medical Center... [Read more]

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ in Burien Friday, Nov. 30 & Friday, Dec. 28

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ in Burien Friday, Nov. 30 & Friday, Dec. 28

There will be two upcoming ‘Coffee with a Cop’ events in Burien soon: Friday, Nov. 30, 5 – 7 p.m.: Salmon Creek Cafe, 11620 Ambaum Blvd. SW Friday, Dec. 28, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Burien Press,... [Read more]

VIDEO: Two Latino officers look to make inroads in Burien

VIDEO: Two Latino officers look to make inroads in Burien

Courtesy Q13 comes this great video profile of two Latino Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Officers, who are working to prevent gangs by reaching out to the city’s ~25 percent hispanic community. “King... [Read more]

UPDATE: Missing woman has been FOUND and returned home!

UPDATE: Missing woman has been FOUND and returned home!

UPDATE: 70-year old Cassandra Morrison has been FOUND and returned home! **** Update ****She has returned home! https://t.co/Lxzu8JyYlo — Burien Police (@BurienPD) November 16, 2018 PREVIOUSLY: Burien... [Read more]

Gang unit, housing, homeless services & transportation part of new county budget

Gang unit, housing, homeless services & transportation part of new county budget

Burien will see an increased focus on reducing gang violence and creating greater access to community services as part of the $11.7 billion 2019-2020 County Budget unanimously adopted by the King County... [Read more]

Former SeaTac Mayor Siefkes disbarred in WA; can’t practice law anywhere in U.S.

Former SeaTac Mayor Siefkes disbarred in WA; can’t practice law anywhere in U.S.

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: By Jack Mayne Former SeaTac Mayor Michael Siefkes can never again practice law in Washington state, or seek a law license in any other state in the nation following... [Read more]

Trespasser eludes police, paddles around Lake Burien in kayak Wednesday

Trespasser eludes police, paddles around Lake Burien in kayak Wednesday

If you saw/heard a lot of police activity around the Lake Burien area on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 7, here’s what we know (as of 3:54 p.m.): Police responded to a trespassing call about a male subject... [Read more]

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ at the SW 148th & Ambaum Starbucks this Friday

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ at the SW 148th & Ambaum Starbucks this Friday

Burien Police are inviting the public to have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ this Friday, Oct. 26, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Starbucks located at 901 SW 148th Street. “Come join the Burien... [Read more]

After driving backwards on 1st Ave South, Cadillac driver crashes into yard

After driving backwards on 1st Ave South, Cadillac driver crashes into yard

On Sunday evening (Oct. 21) just after 6 p.m., a Burien Police Deputy witnessed a white Cadillac driving backwards onto 1st Ave South. The officer attempted to stop the car, but the driver took off (in... [Read more]

Garbage, legislative priorities, LEAD & more on agenda for Mon. Study Session

Garbage, legislative priorities, LEAD & more on agenda for Mon. Study Session

At Monday night’s (Oct. 22) City Council Study Session, local lawmakers will discuss garbage collection, legislative priorities, LEAD and Community Court programs, and much more. The Study Session... [Read more]