chase Section

Suspect drives stolen car into home in Gregory Heights, eludes police Wed. night

Suspect drives stolen car into home in Gregory Heights, eludes police Wed. night

If you’re wondering what all the police activity was near Highline Medical Center Wednesday night (July 5), the King County Sheriff’s Office says that just before 9 p.m. near SW 162nd Street... [Read more]

A complex crime chronicle of two stolen black Chevys & an attempted robbery

A complex crime chronicle of two stolen black Chevys & an attempted robbery

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following chronicle of stolen Chevys, attempted robbery, police pursuits and more in the Burien/SeaTac/Des Moines area was one of the more complex (and at times confusing) crime... [Read more]

Police chase stolen U-Haul truck Wed.; suspect caught in retention pond

Police chase stolen U-Haul truck Wed.; suspect caught in retention pond

Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office received a report of stolen U-Haul Truck around Noon on Wednesday (April 26), from the U-Haul business in the 13600 block of 1st Ave South. The stolen vehicle... [Read more]

Police apprehend 5 robbery suspects near Shorewood Drive in Burien Thursday

Police apprehend 5 robbery suspects near Shorewood Drive in Burien Thursday

If you’re wondering why there was so much police activity in/near Burien’s Shorewood neighborhood Thursday (March 23), here’s what we know – the King County Sheriff’s Office... [Read more]

Deputy witnesses shot fired from car, stops it from fleeing wrong way on I-5

Deputy witnesses shot fired from car, stops it from fleeing wrong way on I-5

Story & Photos by Aaron Wells A King County Sheriff’s Deputy patrolling the Burien area observed a shot fired from a white car near 1st Ave. S. and S. 156th Street. The deputy pursued the car... [Read more]

Large police turnout in search for wanted suspect in Burien Thursday

Large police turnout in search for wanted suspect in Burien Thursday

The King County Sheriff’s Office told The B-Town Blog that officers are chasing a man wanted on a domestic violence warrant near Ambaum Blvd. SW and SW 124th-128th Streets Thursday afternoon, Jan.... [Read more]

VIDEO: Police chase, search for burglary suspect Friday; video released

VIDEO: Police chase, search for burglary suspect Friday; video released

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: At 11:30 a.m. Friday morning (Dec. 30, 2016), Des Moines Police Officers responded to a burglary in progress at a residence in the 25800 block of Marine View Drive... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Crash of stolen car knocks out power, closes Ambaum Thurs.

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Crash of stolen car knocks out power, closes Ambaum Thurs.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This post was updated with new photos and video at 4:30 p.m. May 26, 2016: Photos & Videos courtesy William Rowley Photo by Shirley Holden Chartraw Silvernale The King... [Read more]

Burien Police chase, apprehend car theft suspects in downtown Thursday

Burien Police chase, apprehend car theft suspects in downtown Thursday

If you saw a lot of police activity in downtown Burien Thursday afternoon (Aug. 6), the Burien Police Department is reporting that two suspects were apprehended in separate foot chases downtown, after... [Read more]

Police chase blocks SR-518 near 51st Ave South Wednesday afternoon

Police chase blocks SR-518 near 51st Ave South Wednesday afternoon

If you’ve driven in or out of the area Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 11) on SR-518, you’re probably aware of a large police turnout that blocked the freeway in SeaTac near 51st Ave S. Burien and... [Read more]

Normandy Park Police chase car prowlers in stolen vehicle early Wednesday

Normandy Park Police chase car prowlers in stolen vehicle early Wednesday

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: The Normandy Park Police Department is reporting a short chase of a stolen vehicle by an officer Wednesday morning at 1:46 a.m. (Dec. 18). An Officer was called... [Read more]

High-speed chase, rollover crash closes Ambaum Blvd. SW Sunday night

High-speed chase, rollover crash closes Ambaum Blvd. SW Sunday night

A man wanted for domestic violence led Burien Police on a high-speed chase Sunday night (Dec. 14) before crashing and rolling his car at the big curve at the south end of Ambaum Blvd. SW near SW 156th. It... [Read more]

Burien Police chase, nab man with felony warrant early Monday morning

Burien Police chase, nab man with felony warrant early Monday morning

According to a post on their Facebook page, Monday morning (Oct. 6) at 3 a.m., Burien Police Officer Davis saw a reckless driver going 80 MPH in a 35 MPH zone. “The dangerous driver also ran through... [Read more]

VIDEO: Watch infrared video of recent police chase

VIDEO: Watch infrared video of recent police chase

Burien Police, with the assistance of the King County Sheriff’s Office, conducted a chase from Burien through White Center Friday night (Nov. 8), and captured it on infrared video. “One of... [Read more]

VIDEO: Watch police chase and stop a car on SR-509; Burien man arrested

VIDEO: Watch police chase and stop a car on SR-509; Burien man arrested

On Saturday night (Oct. 26), King County Sheriff’s deputies chased – and successfully stopped – a car on SR-509 after witnessing it traveling too slow and weaving across the roadway. “Believing... [Read more]

Police Chase Ends in Fiery Head-On Crash in Boulevard Park Tuesday Night

Police Chase Ends in Fiery Head-On Crash in Boulevard Park Tuesday Night

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a Tuesday night police chase ended in a violent head-on car crash and fire in the Boulevard Park neighborhood. A deputy first spotted a reckless... [Read more]

Slow, 15-Cruiser Police Chase Ends in Burien’s Three Tree Point Neighborhood

Slow, 15-Cruiser Police Chase Ends in Burien’s Three Tree Point Neighborhood

If sirens and police lights awoke you early Saturday morning, here’s why – around 15 or so police cruisers from multiple jurisdictions slowly pursued a stolen moving van style truck on a chase... [Read more]

Early Morning Chase, with Helicopter, Results in Arrest of Man for Stolen Car

Early Morning Chase, with Helicopter, Results in Arrest of Man for Stolen Car

If you’re wondering why there was so much police activity in the Chelsea Park area of Burien (see map below) early this morning (Wed., Nov. 28), the King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting... [Read more]

VIDEO: High-Speed Chase Ends In Restroom Of Tukwila Claim Jumper

VIDEO: High-Speed Chase Ends In Restroom Of Tukwila Claim Jumper

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a high-speed chase on Tuesday (Mar. 1) that began in Covington ended in the restroom of the Tukwila Claim Jumper restaurant. Here’s the full... [Read more]

Chase That Started In Burien Ends In Trooper Almost Being Run Down, Shooting

Chase That Started In Burien Ends In Trooper Almost Being Run Down, Shooting

A Washington State Patrol motorcycle officer fired shots Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 2nd) at a driver of a car stolen near Burien who allegedly tried to run her down as he fled from other officers. Police... [Read more]

Shots Fired During High-Speed Chase Sunday Night

Shots Fired During High-Speed Chase Sunday Night

The New Year started with a bang and a chase in the White Center/Top Hat area Sunday night (Jan. 2nd), as one car chased another car while firing several shots at the fleeing vehicle. Police believe that... [Read more]

An Eyewitness Account Of A Friday Afternoon Cop Chase

An Eyewitness Account Of A Friday Afternoon Cop Chase

by Maggie Larrick

When I witnessed a sudden convergence of several cop cars, lights whirling and sirens blaring, on The Heights at Burien on Friday, May 8th, I immediately thought, “This is serious. Must be drugs, guns and gangs.”

Turns out I was spot-on about one and probably two out of my three guesses…

What To Do When Cops Close In? Jump In Duwamish!

What To Do When Cops Close In? Jump In Duwamish!

TUKWILA – Doncha just hate it when you’re out minding your own shady business, prowling about suspiciously, a few outstanding warrants for your arrest, and the cops decide to close in on you? What’s... [Read more]