charges Section

Man jailed, charged with assault, indecent liberties of two Burien teen girls

Man jailed, charged with assault, indecent liberties of two Burien teen girls

By Jack Mayne The King County Prosecutor’s Office has charged Salvador Diaz-Garcia, 23, with indecent liberties in the molestation of 14-year-old Burien girl on June 25 at a Burien apartment complex. Diaz-Garcia... [Read more]

19-year old woman beaten, raped at Burien apartment complex last month

19-year old woman beaten, raped at Burien apartment complex last month

The Seattle P-I is reporting that a 19-year-old woman was beaten and sexually assaulted in the gym of her Burien apartment complex last month, causing serious injuries to her face and head. A 23-year-old... [Read more]

Man who shot, killed hatchet-wielding attacker in Burien will not face charges

Man who shot, killed hatchet-wielding attacker in Burien will not face charges

A gun-carrying man who shot and killed a hatchet-wielding attacker at a Burien 7-11 in March will not face charges, the King County Prosecutor’s Office announced Thursday, Sept. 1. As we previously... [Read more]

Burien woman charged in DUI fatality crash in White Center

Burien woman charged in DUI fatality crash in White Center

The King County Prosecutor’s Office is reporting that arraignment was held recently for a 50-year-old Burien woman who is charged with Vehicular Homicide for allegedly driving under the influence... [Read more]

25-year old Burien man charged in fatal Federal Way shooting

25-year old Burien man charged in fatal Federal Way shooting

The King County Prosecutors Office is reporting that Michael A. Espinosa, a 25-year-old Burien man, has been charged with Murder in the Second Degree with a firearm enhancement in connection with the fatal... [Read more]

Pennsylvania man charged with homicide after fatal car crash on Ambaum Nov. 21

Pennsylvania man charged with homicide after fatal car crash on Ambaum Nov. 21

A makeshift memorial marks the spot where Peter Vandervelde was killed by a DUI driver in Burien on Nov. 21. Photo by Scott Schaefer. by Jack Mayne A Pittsburg man has been charged with vehicular homicide... [Read more]

Man accused of ramming minivan into Big 5 Dec. 2 pleads ‘Not Guilty’ Thursday

Man accused of ramming minivan into Big 5 Dec. 2 pleads ‘Not Guilty’ Thursday

Ricky Arnsten, 43, the man accused of ramming his minivan into Big 5 Sporting Goods store in Burien on Dec. 2, pleaded “Not Guilty” on Thursday (Dec. 18) to charges of burglary, malicious mischief... [Read more]

Burien man accused of Kent double homicide pleads ‘Not Guilty’

Burien man accused of Kent double homicide pleads ‘Not Guilty’

Russell Leland, Jr., of Burien, was arraigned Monday morning (Sept. 8) and entered a ‘Not Guilty’ plea to two counts of Murder in the First Degree with Firearm Enhancements for a double homicide... [Read more]

Burien man charged in July 20 murder of ex-wife

Burien man charged in July 20 murder of ex-wife

A charge of ‘Murder in the Second Degree’ was filed Wednesday (July 23) against a 41-year-old Burien man who is accused of killing his ex-wife on July 20 in Kent, the King County Prosecutor’s... [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]

Burien man pleads ‘Guilty’ to Child Porn charges, faces 15 years in prison

Burien man pleads ‘Guilty’ to Child Porn charges, faces 15 years in prison

Charles Glenn Perkins, 53, of Burien, plead ‘Guilty’ Monday (June 10) in U.S. District Court in Seattle to child pornography related offenses, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan. Because... [Read more]

Charges Filed, Details Released in Burien Resident Carolyn Piksa’s Seattle Shooting

Charges Filed, Details Released in Burien Resident Carolyn Piksa’s Seattle Shooting

A charge of ‘Assault in the First Degree’ was filed Wednesday afternoon (March 13) against Burien resident Carolyn Piksa, accused of shooting and wounding a co-worker last Friday at a Seattle... [Read more]

Son Charged in Stabbing Death of White Center Blog Writer, Bail Set at $2 Million

Son Charged in Stabbing Death of White Center Blog Writer, Bail Set at $2 Million

A charge of ‘Murder in the First Degree’ was filed Friday afternoon (Nov. 16) against Brodie Lamb, 42, accused in the stabbing death of his 69-year old mother, Margaret Ryan, on Tuesday in... [Read more]

Burien Man Charged With Murdering Ex-Girlfriend in Auburn Tuesday

Burien Man Charged With Murdering Ex-Girlfriend in Auburn Tuesday

A charge of ‘Murder in the Second Degree’ was charged Thursday afternoon against Scottye Leon Miller, of Burien, accused in the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend Tuesday (Oct. 30) in Auburn. Miller,... [Read more]

Man Accused of Attempted Rape of Boy in Albertson’s Bathroom Pleads ‘Not Guilty’

Man Accused of Attempted Rape of Boy in Albertson’s Bathroom Pleads ‘Not Guilty’

A homeless man accused of attacking an 11-year-old boy in the restroom of the Burien Albertson’s on Sept. 29, pleaded ‘Not Guilty’ Monday to an attempted rape charge, according to the... [Read more]

Charge of Attempted Rape Filed Against Albertson’s Bathroom Abductor

Charge of Attempted Rape Filed Against Albertson’s Bathroom Abductor

A charge of ‘Attempted Rape Second Degree’ was filed Wednesday afternoon (Oct. 3) against Andrew William Dempsey, accused of attacking an 11-year-old boy in a grocery store restroom in Burien... [Read more]

Alleged Burien Cab Driver Shooter Pleads ‘Not Guilty’ Monday Afternoon

Alleged Burien Cab Driver Shooter Pleads ‘Not Guilty’ Monday Afternoon

The King County Prosecutor’s Office is reporting that Burien homicide suspect Jaspal Gill was arraigned Monday afternoon (Sept. 17), and pleaded ‘Not Guilty’ to charges of Murder Second... [Read more]

Shooter of Cab Driver in Burien Charged with ‘Murder in the Second Degree’

Shooter of Cab Driver in Burien Charged with ‘Murder in the Second Degree’

A charge of ‘Murder in the Second Degree’ was filed Friday (Aug. 31) against Jaspal Gill, who is accused in the shooting death of an unarmed man in Burien on Tuesday (Aug. 28). Gill argued... [Read more]

Suspect Pleads ‘Not Guilty’ in Connection With May 22 Burien Amber Alert

Suspect Pleads ‘Not Guilty’ in Connection With May 22 Burien Amber Alert

Michael Riley III, 23, was arraigned Tuesday morning (June 19) at the King County Courthouse, where he pleaded ‘Not Guilty’ to charges in connection with a May 22nd incident in which he violated... [Read more]

Burien Dog Hoarder Pleads ‘Guilty’ to Two Counts of Animal Cruelty Tuesday

Burien Dog Hoarder Pleads ‘Guilty’ to Two Counts of Animal Cruelty Tuesday

Margaret Ann Hamilton, a dog show judge and breeder, plead ‘Guilty’ Tuesday (June 5) in King County Superior Court to two counts of second-degree animal cruelty. King County Prosecutors charged... [Read more]

Suspect in Tuesday’s Amber Alert Charged by King County Prosecutor’s Office

Suspect in Tuesday’s Amber Alert Charged by King County Prosecutor’s Office

On Friday (May 25), the King County Prosecutor’s Office filed four charges against Michael Riley III, 23, accused of confronting his ex-girlfriend in the parking lot of the Burien Library, then stealing... [Read more]

Burien Dog Hoarder Charged with Animal Cruelty

Burien Dog Hoarder Charged with Animal Cruelty

The King County Prosecutors Office has charged Margaret Ann Hamilton, a dog show judge and breeder, with animal cruelty after she hoarded around 100 dogs in poor conditions at homes in Burien and Issaquah in October…

Three Suspects in Tuesday’s Armed Robbery of Pawn X-Change Charged

Three Suspects in Tuesday’s Armed Robbery of Pawn X-Change Charged

KOMO News is reporting that the three suspects in last Tuesday’s armed robbery of the Pawn X-Change in Burien (read our coverage here) are all facing first degree robbery charges. The three charged... [Read more]

Four Plead ‘Not Guilty’ To Burglary/Theft Charges At Dead Man’s Home

Four Plead ‘Not Guilty’ To Burglary/Theft Charges At Dead Man’s Home

Four defendants were arraigned Thursday (July 14) for an alleged burglary and theft at the home a deceased man last month in Boulevard Park (read our previous coverage here). Kasey L. Guthrie, Dylan M.... [Read more]