Crime Section

Major police activity in Burien related to search for armed burglary suspects

Major police activity in Burien related to search for armed burglary suspects

If you saw a lot of police activity in the area of Ambaum Blvd. SW near SW 128th, up to and around SW 127th Street and 6th Ave SW on Thursday, it’s likely that it was related to a residential burglary. “Police... [Read more]

UPDATE: Highline High School put into modified lockdown Thursday morning

UPDATE: Highline High School put into modified lockdown Thursday morning

Around 9 a.m. Thursday morning Oct. 18, 2018, Highline High School was put into modified lockdown due to a threatening comment made to office staff over the phone. Police say that the school was put into... [Read more]

Sponsored Post FREE Pizza and Cops Distracted Driving Seminar is this Thursday Oct. 18

FREE Pizza and Cops Distracted Driving Seminar is this Thursday Oct. 18

Icons made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com is licensed by CC 3.0 BY A FREE Pizza and Cops Distracted Driving Seminar will be held this Thursday, Oct. 18 at 6:30 p.m. Highline Tutoring and Testing Center... [Read more]

King County Sheriff’s Office looking for additional victims of Tedgy Wright

King County Sheriff’s Office looking for additional victims of Tedgy Wright

The King County Sheriff’s Office is looking for additional victims of sexual assaults by 25-year old Tedgy Wright, who is currently in custody at King County Jail. Police say that Wright has been meeting... [Read more]

Four young men killed in crash on SR 518 in Tukwila identified

Four young men killed in crash on SR 518 in Tukwila identified

The four young Kent men killed in a fatal crash early Sunday on SR 518 in Tukwila have been identified by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office: Myron Singh, 22 Anthony Perez, 22 Luis Perez,... [Read more]

Four killed in single-vehicle crash on SR 518 in Tukwila early Sunday morning

Four killed in single-vehicle crash on SR 518 in Tukwila early Sunday morning

Four people were killed early Sunday morning (Oct. 7) when the vehicle they were traveling in crashed into a concrete bridge pillar where SR 518 goes under I-5 in Tukwila. The Washington State Patrol says... [Read more]

UPDATE: Suspect wanted for Aug. 13 kidnapping arrested in Tukwila

UPDATE: Suspect wanted for Aug. 13 kidnapping arrested in Tukwila

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that the suspect wanted in an attempted kidnapping/sexual assault case was identified through DNA as Kevin J. Perkins. A $500,000 warrant for Kidnapping... [Read more]

Burien City Council asks for help for evicted residents of Fox Cove Apartments

Burien City Council asks for help for evicted residents of Fox Cove Apartments

By Jack Mayne Residents and supporters of residents of a dilapidated apartment building in Burien told the City Council meeting on Monday (Oct. 1) of new owners ordering residents evicted so the facility can be upgraded…

LETTER: ‘Another reader writes that I-1639 will keep children safe…’

LETTER: ‘Another reader writes that I-1639 will keep children safe…’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Another reader writes that I-1639 will... [Read more]

Burien City Manager Brian Wilson releases statement on Public Safety

Burien City Manager Brian Wilson releases statement on Public Safety

Despite trends that show crime is actually decreasing, recent events have shown that City, County, and regional leaders need to come together to address the unacceptable violence that is harming our community. The... [Read more]

Seven rental cars stolen in huge heist at Sea-Tac Airport Rental Car Facility

Seven rental cars stolen in huge heist at Sea-Tac Airport Rental Car Facility

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: Seven rental cars were stolen and another was crashed and abandoned in a big heist at the Rental Car Facility (RCF) of Sea-Tac Airport on Friday, Sept. 21. The Port... [Read more]

Man shot in stomach in Burien Wednesday morning

Man shot in stomach in Burien Wednesday morning

A 27-year old man was shot in the stomach in Burien Wednesday morning. The shooting occurred in the 12400 block of Ambaum Blvd. SW. Police say that the victim suffered non life threatening injuries, and... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘We need more than thoughts and prayers to counter senseless violence’

LETTER: ‘We need more than thoughts and prayers to counter senseless violence’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Dear Editor, I think most would agree... [Read more]

Chief says teens who killed innocent woman will be charged at ‘highest’ level

Chief says teens who killed innocent woman will be charged at ‘highest’ level

By Jack Mayne Burien’s police chief says his force and the King County Sheriff’s Office are working to make certain that the stray bullet death of a respected 51-year old worker in a chiropractic office... [Read more]

Police respond to reports of shots fired in Burien early Saturday morning

Police respond to reports of shots fired in Burien early Saturday morning

The King County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of shots being fired in Burien early last Saturday, Sept. 22. Police say that shots were heard in the 13200 block of Ambaum Blvd. SW at around... [Read more]

Third suspect arrested in connection with drive-by shooting; gang unit to be formed

Third suspect arrested in connection with drive-by shooting; gang unit to be formed

King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht announced that a third suspect has been arrested in connection with the fatal, tragic drive-by shooting that killed Gabriela Reyes-Dominguez on Sept. 19, and also... [Read more]

Burien Police’s next ‘Coffee with a Cop’ will be this Thursday morning

Burien Police’s next ‘Coffee with a Cop’ will be this Thursday morning

Join the Burien Police Department for ‘Coffee with a Cop’ this Thursday morning, Sept. 27, from 8:30 – 10 a.m. at the Starbucks located near the Burien Plaza at 116 SW 148th Street. “Here’s... [Read more]

Drive-by shooting, economic development on agenda for Council Monday night

Drive-by shooting, economic development on agenda for Council Monday night

At Monday night’s Study Session (Sept. 24, 2018), the Burien City Council will hear presentations on the recent drive-by shooting homicide investigation from Police Chief Boe, as well as about Economic... [Read more]

VIDEO: Vigil held for drive-by shooting victim Gabriela Reyes-Dominguez

VIDEO: Vigil held for drive-by shooting victim Gabriela Reyes-Dominguez

The parking lot next to Burien’s One Source Chiropractic was packed with friends, family and community members Thursday night (Sept. 20), all together to grieve the senseless killing of Gabriela... [Read more]