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Shots exchanged during carjacking in Burien driveway Sunday night

Shots exchanged during carjacking in Burien driveway Sunday night

Photos courtesy Tonya Lamoureux Shots were exchanged when a man was carjacked in his driveway by three armed suspects in the 400 block of S. 191st Place (map below) in Burien Sunday night, Jan. 20. Police... [Read more]

VIDEO: Task force created to investigate 11 shootings along SR 509 since June

VIDEO: Task force created to investigate 11 shootings along SR 509 since June

On Thursday afternoon, Jan. 17, 2019, a press conference was held at Burien Police Precinct #4, where a task force was announced to investigate a pattern of unsolved shootings – 11 so far – on and... [Read more]

29-year old man found dead in car near AMPM Market in Burien New Year’s Day

29-year old man found dead in car near AMPM Market in Burien New Year’s Day

A 29-year old man was found deceased in his vehicle near the AMPM Market located at SW 136th Street & Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien (map below) on New Year’s Day (Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019). Several... [Read more]

UPDATE: Man with dementia has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Man with dementia has been FOUND!

UPDATE Jan. 1, 2019 11:01 a.m.: Dennis Kinsella, a 77-year old man with dementia, has been FOUND! **UPDATE** Mr. Kinsella has been found! Thanks to @KCSOSAR. — Burien Police (@BurienPD) January... [Read more]

Elderly man jumped, assaulted Wed.; four suspects caught by Burien Police

Elderly man jumped, assaulted Wed.; four suspects caught by Burien Police

An elderly man was jumped and assaulted by a group of four – two juveniles and two adults – at the Safeway on 1st Ave South and SW 128th Street on Wednesday, Dec. 19 around Noon. Police say the suspects... [Read more]

UPDATE: Dennis Kinsella has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Dennis Kinsella has been FOUND!

UPDATE DEC. 18, 2018 4:25 p.m.: Dennis Kinsella has been FOUND by the King County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue team! Police say he was found near Three Tree Point in Burien. “He is... [Read more]

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]

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]

Police Chief Ted Boe to appear at Youth Volunteer Appreciation Party Thursday

Police Chief Ted Boe to appear at Youth Volunteer Appreciation Party Thursday

Burien Police Chief Ted Boe will appear at a monthly Youth Volunteer Appreciation Party this Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, for students at Sylvester Middle School and Highline High School. Skully Serves will... [Read more]

Woman injured when car crashes into St. Vincent de Paul store Monday

Woman injured when car crashes into St. Vincent de Paul store Monday

The King County Sheriff’s Office/Burien Police Department is reporting that a woman was injured when a car crashed into the St. Vincent de Paul store near SW 136th and 1st Ave South in Burien (map... [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]

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]

VIDEO: Students from WELS High give public comments at Council meeting

VIDEO: Students from WELS High give public comments at Council meeting

Students from Waskowitz Environmental Leadership and Service (WELS) High School gave public comments at Monday night’s (Nov. 19) Burien City Council meeting, and we’ve edited together their... [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]