Crime


MISSING: Burien Police asking for public’s help finding missing woman

MISSING: Burien Police asking for public’s help finding missing woman

Burien Police are asking for the public’s help finding Cassandra W. Morrison, 70, who has been missing since Saturday, Nov. 10: Police say that Cassandra was last seen at a home in Burien where... [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]


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]


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

The Fox Cove Apartments are located at 149 SW 160th Street in Burien. By Jack Mayne Residents and supporters of residents of a dilapidated apartment building in Burien told the City Council meeting on... [Read more]


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]