Crime


REMINDER: Safe Firearm Storage Giveaway Event is this Saturday

REMINDER: Safe Firearm Storage Giveaway Event is this Saturday

REMINDER: The Safe Firearm Storage Giveaway Event will be held at the Burien Community Center, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. this Saturday, Mar. 23. Learn about the importance of safe firearm storage and receive... [Read more]


Man found dead in Porta Potty at Burien Skate Park Wednesday morning

Man found dead in Porta Potty at Burien Skate Park Wednesday morning

Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched Wednesday morning, Mar. 20 at 8:44 a.m. to a call of a male that was found unresponsive in a Porta Potty at the Burien Skate Park. Deputies... [Read more]


Man pours gas, lights self on fire in White Center Wednesday morning

Man pours gas, lights self on fire in White Center Wednesday morning

From our sister site the White Center Blog: The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a man poured gasoline on himself, then lit himself on fire in the 10700 block of 16th Ave SW in White... [Read more]


Child hit by car in White Center Monday night

Child hit by car in White Center Monday night

From our sister site The White Center Blog: A 12-year old child was hit by a car at SW 110th Street and 16th Ave SW in White Center (map below) Monday night, Mar. 18. Police say the child was transported... [Read more]


Police chase, tase warrant suspect in Dottie Harper Park Sunday

Police chase, tase warrant suspect in Dottie Harper Park Sunday

Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Officers recognized a subject wanted on warrant while responding to a call in the area of Dottie Harper Park on Sunday afternoon, Mar. 17. Police say that a check... [Read more]


Task Force: recent SR 509 shootings from single firearm; suspect sketch released

Task Force: recent SR 509 shootings from single firearm; suspect sketch released

UPDATE: The Washington State Patrol on Thursday, Mar. 14 announced that the SR 509 Task Force has recently received results from the (WSP) Crime Lab, indicating the use of a single firearm in a series... [Read more]


Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ at PCC Community Market on Friday, Mar. 29

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ at PCC Community Market on Friday, Mar. 29

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ on Friday, March 29, 2019, from 4 – 6 p.m. at PCC Community Market in Burien: “Join us for one of our monthly Coffee with a Cop events. “Hosted every... [Read more]


‘New Black Panther Party’ letter was a hoax, Burien Police say

‘New Black Panther Party’ letter was a hoax, Burien Police say

A letter distributed to several downtown Burien Businesses last month purporting to be from the New Black Panther Party was determined to be a hoax, police said Thursday, Feb. 28. Burien Police responded... [Read more]


It’s been 2 years since April Fait was killed in hit & run; $5,000 reward for info

It’s been 2 years since April Fait was killed in hit & run; $5,000 reward for info

Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound will pay $5,000.00 cash for any information that leads to the arrest and charge of the suspect(s) responsible for the tragic Feb. 24, 2017 Hit & Run death of APRIL FAIT. Friends... [Read more]


City Manager lauds work of staff during snow; appoints new airport committee

City Manager lauds work of staff during snow; appoints new airport committee

By Jack Mayne During the recent snow storm, City Manager Brian Wilson told the Monday (Feb. 25) Burien City Council that the city Public Works and Parks staff worked 12 hour shifts on and off during and... [Read more]


WARNING: Be careful with your phone/tech while at local coffee shops

WARNING: Be careful with your phone/tech while at local coffee shops

A resident is warning others about the dangers of phone and other tech-related thefts at local coffee shops:On Sunday (Feb. 17), while working in the White Center Starbucks on SW 100th Street and 16th... [Read more]


REPORT: Suspect who shot, killed man at Puget Sound Park charged

REPORT: Suspect who shot, killed man at Puget Sound Park charged

The Seattle Times is reporting that a suspect has been charged for the “random shooting” on Feb. 12 at Puget Sound Park that killed 22-year old Edwin Espinoza Lopez: King County prosecutors... [Read more]


Safe Firearm Storage Giveaway Event will be Saturday, Mar. 23

Safe Firearm Storage Giveaway Event will be Saturday, Mar. 23

A Safe Firearm Storage Giveaway Event will be held at the Burien Community Center, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, Mar. 23. Learn about the importance of safe firearm storage and receive a free lock... [Read more]


22-year old man shot in Burien Thursday night; suspect still at large

22-year old man shot in Burien Thursday night; suspect still at large

The King County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting near the Burien Plaza on SW 148th Street near 1st Ave South in Burien Thursday night, Feb. 14. Police say that the victim – a 22-year... [Read more]


Police, SWAT team recover guns, meth, heroin, opioids & cash in Burien bust

Police, SWAT team recover guns, meth, heroin, opioids & cash in Burien bust

On Wednesday morning (Feb. 13), Burien Police Special Emphasis Team Detectives conducted two search warrants with the assistance of King County’s Tac-30 (SWAT) Team. These warrants were the result... [Read more]


UPDATE: 22-year old man shot, killed by 23-year old in Burien Tuesday night

UPDATE: 22-year old man shot, killed by 23-year old in Burien Tuesday night

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a man was shot and killed in Puget Sound Park in the 12800 block of 1st Ave South (map below) in Burien Tuesday night, Feb. 12 at around 9:30 p.m. When... [Read more]


Armed suspect barricades self in White Center Subway restaurant Monday

Armed suspect barricades self in White Center Subway restaurant Monday

On Monday, Feb. 4, at 4:15 p.m., King County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a domestic violence disturbance near the 10400 block of 16th Ave SW in White Center (map below), where they encountered... [Read more]


Large police response Friday for drug & child endangerment crime warrants

Large police response Friday for drug & child endangerment crime warrants

On Friday afternoon, Feb. 1, the King County Sheriff’s Office and SeaTac Police served search warrants on two houses in SeaTac for drug and child endangerment crimes. Eyewitnesses told The B-Town... [Read more]


Online fundraisers started for teen blinded by shooting on SR 509

Online fundraisers started for teen blinded by shooting on SR 509

Online fundraisers have been started for Andy, a 14-year old student at Cascade Middle School who was blinded when a random bullet struck him in the head while traveling in a van with his family on SR... [Read more]


FREE seminar on Distracted Driving will be Tuesday, Jan. 29

FREE seminar on Distracted Driving will be Tuesday, Jan. 29

Distracted Driving Laws: Do you know them? Highline Tutoring and Testing Center is proud to sponsor a FREE seminar with the SeaTac Police Department. If you or know of someone who does:Text while driving Drive... [Read more]