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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]

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]

Serious collision between car and semi-truck sends two to Harborview

Serious collision between car and semi-truck sends two to Harborview

A serious collision involving two vehicles and a semi-truck happened Thursday afternoon at the intersection of S. 96th Ave and 8th Ave S. in the Boulevard Park/South Park area (map below). Police say that... [Read more]

Elderly man accidentally smashes car into Super Supplements in Burien

Elderly man accidentally smashes car into Super Supplements in Burien

On Sunday, Mar. 3, an 81-year old man accidentally placed his car into drive instead of reverse, then mistakenly pushed the gas pedal instead of the brake and drove directly into the Super Supplements... [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]

Single vehicle accident sends driver to hospital with life-threatening injuries

Single vehicle accident sends driver to hospital with life-threatening injuries

Photo from the scene of the accident Wednesday night courtesy King County Sheriff’s Office. Burien Police Officers are investigating a single vehicle accident in the 800 block of S. 112th Street... [Read more]

Emergency response Saturday night was for man who cut his own throat

Emergency response Saturday night was for man who cut his own throat

Around 9:30 p.m. on Saturday night, Jan. 26, there was a large police/emergency response near SW 153rd Street and Ambaum Blvd. SW, reacting to a man who cut his own throat. Police say that a man in his... [Read more]

Have ‘Ice Cream with a Cop’ this Friday afternoon at Sweet Breeze Ice Cream

Have ‘Ice Cream with a Cop’ this Friday afternoon at Sweet Breeze Ice Cream

Ice Cream with a Cop tomorrow! pic.twitter.com/Po2ZbVRMQa — Burien Police (@BurienPD) January 25, 2019Have ‘Ice Cream with a Cop’ tomorrow – Friday, Jan. 25, from 2 – 4 p.m. – at... [Read more]

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]