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Motorcyclist sent to hospital after colliding with vehicle in Burien Thursday

Motorcyclist sent to hospital after colliding with vehicle in Burien Thursday

A vehicle vs motorcycle collision at S. 96th Street & Des Moines Memorial Drive S. (map below) on Thursday, July 4 sent the adult male rider to the hospital, the King County Sheriff’s Office... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Fireworks are banned on the 4th; let’s enforce the ban…’

LETTER: ‘Fireworks are banned on the 4th; let’s enforce the ban…’

[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:] Fireworks are Banned on the 4th, Let’s... [Read more]

Registration now open for Teen Police Academy, which runs Aug. 5–9

Registration now open for Teen Police Academy, which runs Aug. 5–9

The SeaTac Police Department, in partnership with the King County Sheriff’s Office, are working to educate the youth of tomorrow about the roles of the police and the requirements of becoming a police... [Read more]

Motorcycle crashes into vehicle in Burien, sending male rider to Harborview

Motorcycle crashes into vehicle in Burien, sending male rider to Harborview

A motorcycle struck a vehicle near S. 128th Street and 3rd Ave S. (map below) in Burien Monday night, May 27. Police say a male rider was transported by King County Medic One to Harborview Medical Center... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: National Night Out will be Tuesday, Aug. 6; here’s how to register

SAVE THE DATE: National Night Out will be Tuesday, Aug. 6; here’s how to register

SAVE THE DATE: Come out and get to know your neighbors and meet your local police, fire, or city staff at National Night Out, being held on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, from 6 – 9 p.m. National Night Out... [Read more]

Car thieves flee, crash, then get busted in Burien Thursday night

Car thieves flee, crash, then get busted in Burien Thursday night

Two car thieves who were fleeing from police crashed into a Prius and SUV near the 13600 block of 8th Ave S. (map below) before getting busted in Burien Thursday night, April 25. Police say the suspects... [Read more]

‘Coffee with a Cop’ will be this Friday at the Alcove at Seahurst Apartments

‘Coffee with a Cop’ will be this Friday at the Alcove at Seahurst Apartments

Burien Police Department’s monthly ‘Coffee with a Cop’ will be this Friday, April 26, from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Leasing Office of the Alcove at Seahurst Apartments. Hosted every last Friday,... [Read more]

Orthodox Monk assaulted at gas station in Burien Tuesday

Orthodox Monk assaulted at gas station in Burien Tuesday

The King County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that Abbot Tryphon (pictured above) – a monk at the All-Merciful Saviour Orthodox Monastery on Vashon Island – was assaulted at a Mobil Gas station... [Read more]

Shot(s) fired near SW 142nd & Ambaum Tuesday morning; suspect not located

Shot(s) fired near SW 142nd & Ambaum Tuesday morning; suspect not located

If you saw and heard the Guardian One chopper this morning around 11:20 a.m., the King County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that it was responding to a shooting near SW 142nd Street and Ambaum Blvd.... [Read more]

Police activity Friday night due to stolen car being recovered in Burien

Police activity Friday night due to stolen car being recovered in Burien

If you heard/saw Burien/King County Sheriff’s Office police activity Friday night, April 12 – including on the ground and in the air – the an area around SW 136th and Ambaum Blvd. SW, it’s... [Read more]

Man found dead from gunshot wounds in downtown Burien early Tuesday

Man found dead from gunshot wounds in downtown Burien early Tuesday

A 27-year-old man was found dead from gunshot wounds near SW 153rd and 4th Ave SW in downtown Burien (map below) early Tuesday morning, April 9. Police say that just after midnight, Burien officers were... [Read more]

Man thought to be armed in Burien turns out to just be ‘very intoxicated’

Man thought to be armed in Burien turns out to just be ‘very intoxicated’

On Saturday night, Mar. 29 at around 9:30 p.m., police received a 9-1-1 call about a man possibly armed with a gun near the shopping center at SW 128th Street and Ambaum Blvd. SW. However, police say that... [Read more]

Despite the views of many residents, 2018 police report says crime rate is stable

Despite the views of many residents, 2018 police report says crime rate is stable

By Jack Mayne More and more Burien residents are feeling less and less safe from the onslaught of crime in the community that is policed by a force drawn from and contracted with the King County Sheriff’s... [Read more]

Patrols added to focus on Distracted Driving March 28-April 14

Patrols added to focus on Distracted Driving March 28-April 14

More than 150 law enforcement agencies around the state – including in the Burien area – are adding extra patrols looking for distracted drivers beginning Thursday, March 28 through April 14. It is... [Read more]

Burien City Council told plastics ban harder to do with changes in state law

Burien City Council told plastics ban harder to do with changes in state law

By Jack Mayne Once upon a time it was easy to approve bans on some types of plastics for environmental reasons, but the issue has grown complex with new products and more demands for environmental control,... [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]

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]