Crime


UPDATE: That stolen dinghy has been recovered

UPDATE: That stolen dinghy has been recovered

UPDATE MONDAY MAY 5: Theft victim John White told The B-Town Blog Monday night that he found his missing dinghy. “It was tied up in front of a nearby house with a large bell mounted on two pedestals... [Read more]


Hit-and-run seriously injures pedestrian in Burien Saturday night

Hit-and-run seriously injures pedestrian in Burien Saturday night

King County Sheriff’s Officers were called to investigate a serious hit-and-run injury crash late Saturday night (May 3) on 15th Ave SW between 112th and 114th in Burien. Police say that a car hit... [Read more]


Got Drugs? National Drug Takeback Day is this Saturday, April 26

Got Drugs? National Drug Takeback Day is this Saturday, April 26

Local police departments, working with the DEA, will be holding “Drug Takeback Day” Medication Disposal this Saturday, April 26 at the following locations: Bartell Drugs Parking Lot (Des Moines) 9am—1pm 21615... [Read more]


Burien Police bust marijuana grow operation on SW 128th Street

Burien Police bust marijuana grow operation on SW 128th Street

The Burien Police Department is reporting that it busted an illegal marijuana growing operation in the 500 block of SW 128th Street on Tuesday (April 22), seizing 83 plants, 30 pounds of drying marijuana,... [Read more]


Burien Police make major drug bust, seize guns, $400,000 in cash

Burien Police make major drug bust, seize guns, $400,000 in cash

The Burien Police Department seized $400,000 in cash, along with drugs and guns after serving a search warrant on a car and two homes this week. Police became suspicious after finding the large amount... [Read more]


Fight between 2 men leads to stabbing at Burien Transit Center Tuesday night

Fight between 2 men leads to stabbing at Burien Transit Center Tuesday night

Photo of Burien Transit Center Tuesday night (April 15) courtesy Amber Partosa. Photo of Burien Transit Center Tuesday night (April 15) courtesy David Linkem. Photo courtesy David Linkem. Burien Police... [Read more]


Undercover Burien Police Officers bust drug dealers near City Hall/Library

Undercover Burien Police Officers bust drug dealers near City Hall/Library

On Thursday night (April 10), undercover Burien Police officers busted three adult drug dealers near the City Hall/Library/Town Square area, confiscating two scales, a glass smoking pipe, methamphetamine... [Read more]


Burien Police seeking help finding stolen gray Camaro involved in hit & run

Burien Police seeking help finding stolen gray Camaro involved in hit & run

The Burien Police Department is reporting of a hit and run accident Wednesday (April 9), and are searching for a stolen gray Chevy Camaro, license # ANJ1278, last seen at the intersection of S. 128th and... [Read more]


Burien man charged with Vehicular Homicide in fatal motorcycle collision

Burien man charged with Vehicular Homicide in fatal motorcycle collision

Anthony N. Rudison, 62, of Burien, has been charged with Vehicular Homicide and Reckless Endangerment for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol and colliding with – and killing – a motorcyclist... [Read more]


Bank robbery suspect who said he had a bomb arrested in Burien Saturday

Bank robbery suspect who said he had a bomb arrested in Burien Saturday

The Burien Police Department arrested a bank robbery suspect in the 14600 block of 1st Ave South Saturday morning (April 5) after “he said he had a bomb.” “The suspect entered a bank... [Read more]


Burien Police: passengers convince driver of stolen car to surrender

Burien Police: passengers convince driver of stolen car to surrender

The Burien Police Department reported on its Facebook page a story about how the passengers in a stolen car convinced the driver to surrender just as he was about to run into an officer on Friday: We have... [Read more]


Kennedy Catholic High put into lockdown Thursday; turns out to be false alarm

Kennedy Catholic High put into lockdown Thursday; turns out to be false alarm

Burien’s Kennedy Catholic High School was put into ‘general lockdown’ Thursday morning around 11:25 a.m., due to a police investigation in a nearby neighborhood. Turns out the lockdown... [Read more]


UPDATE: Alcohol a factor in fatal head-on motorcycle crash in Burien Tuesday

UPDATE: Alcohol a factor in fatal head-on motorcycle crash in Burien Tuesday

UPDATE 4/2/14: The motorcyclist who was killed in Tuesday night’s head-on collision in the 400 block of SW 156th Street was identified by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office as Lee A.... [Read more]


STOLEN: 2011 White Toyota Camry, stolen from Burien backyard

STOLEN: 2011 White Toyota Camry, stolen from Burien backyard

BTB Reader Theary Chot wants everyone to be on the lookout for her 2011 White Toyota Camry, which she is reporting as being stolen from her backyard in Burien on March 27. Here’s more from an email: My... [Read more]


Burien Police find DUI driver passed out, crashed into fence

Burien Police find DUI driver passed out, crashed into fence

The Burien Police Department posted this photo and description on their Facebook page late Saturday night, about finding a car crashed into a fence in the 12000 block of 5th Ave South. “When officers... [Read more]


Two arrests made in Sound Transit Light Rail assault in SeaTac

Two arrests made in Sound Transit Light Rail assault in SeaTac

King County Sheriff’s detectives working for Sound Transit Police announced Friday (March 28) that they have arrested two of five teens suspected of assaulting a man and breaking his jaw on a light rail... [Read more]


Accident at SW 136th and Ambaum closes intersection Thursday

Accident at SW 136th and Ambaum closes intersection Thursday

This SUV belonging to the Burien Police Department was involved in the crash. An accident has closed the intersection of SW 136th and Ambaum Blvd. SW – in all directions – Thursday afternoon (March... [Read more]


PHOTO: ‘Car versus fence and house’ accident in Burien Wednesday

PHOTO: ‘Car versus fence and house’ accident in Burien Wednesday

On Wednesday, the Burien Police Department sent out the following photo and Tweet about a “car versus fence and house” accident in the 2300 block of SW 116th: Burien Police investigating car... [Read more]


Recognize this guy? Police release sketch of White Center rape suspect

Recognize this guy? Police release sketch of White Center rape suspect

King County Sheriff’s detectives have released a sketch of a man that violently assaulted and raped a woman earlier this month. On Friday, March 7, just after midnight the victim was walking eastbound... [Read more]


Alert neighbor – and ‘convincing’ K9 Officer – helps Burien Police nab thieves

Alert neighbor – and ‘convincing’ K9 Officer – helps Burien Police nab thieves

Burien Police are reporting that Monday evening (March 24) in the 11700 block of 12th Ave SW, an alert resident noticed suspicious activity near his home and called 911. “The neighbor thought several... [Read more]