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After driving backwards on 1st Ave South, Cadillac driver crashes into yard

After driving backwards on 1st Ave South, Cadillac driver crashes into yard

On Sunday evening (Oct. 21) just after 6 p.m., a Burien Police Deputy witnessed a white Cadillac driving backwards onto 1st Ave South. The officer attempted to stop the car, but the driver took off (in... [Read more]

‘Chief for a Day’ celebration coming to Burien today – Thursday, Aug. 16

‘Chief for a Day’ celebration coming to Burien today – Thursday, Aug. 16

The Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center (WSCJTC) will hold its ‘Chief for a Day’ celebration today – Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 – marking the 20th anniversary of this event. If... [Read more]

UPDATE: Accidental shooting in Burien Tuesday night kills 14-year old

UPDATE: Accidental shooting in Burien Tuesday night kills 14-year old

UPDATE Aug. 15, 2018: The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a shooting in the 12600 block of 12th Ave S. in Burien (map below), on Tuesday night, Aug. 14, killed a 14-year old. Police... [Read more]

VIDEO: Recognize these guys? They vandalized a Burien home early Sunday

VIDEO: Recognize these guys? They vandalized a Burien home early Sunday

Recognize these young men? At 1:18 a.m. Sunday morning (July 29), they threw large rocks and weights through a home on Maplewild Ave SW. They shattered three windows upstairs and downstairs, then drove... [Read more]

24-year old man killed in Burien Thursday after car falls on him

24-year old man killed in Burien Thursday after car falls on him

UPDATE: Police announced at 5:39 p.m. that the victim has died: Update on the SW 136/ Ambaum Blvd vehicle involved accident. The 24-year-old victim has died. — KingcosoPIO (@kingcosoPIO) July 20,... [Read more]

Officer-involved shooting in Normandy Park sends 1 to hospital early Friday

Officer-involved shooting in Normandy Park sends 1 to hospital early Friday

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: An officer-involved shooting in Normandy Park sent one to the hospital early Friday morning, June 22. The incident happened just before 5 a.m. Friday, when... [Read more]

Two robberies – by same suspects – hit Burien early Friday morning

Two robberies – by same suspects – hit Burien early Friday morning

The King County Sheriff’s Office says that there were two robberies by the same suspects early Friday morning (May 18) in Burien: ~2:40 a.m.: S. 116th & Des Moines Memorial Drive S.: 4 African... [Read more]

Undercover sting leads to arrest of Burien man for trying to buy girls underwear

Undercover sting leads to arrest of Burien man for trying to buy girls underwear

On Wednesday, April 18, King County Sheriff’s Detectives from Metro Transit had learned from several anonymous witnesses that a stack of notes had been left in a few Metro Bus stops along International... [Read more]

High speed chase of stolen car through area ends in crash in Normandy Park

High speed chase of stolen car through area ends in crash in Normandy Park

Story & Photos by Aaron Wells Shortly after 10 p.m. on Sunday night (April 8), a Burien police officer spotted an occupied stolen vehicle driving eastbound on SW 148th St. in Burien. The driver of... [Read more]

Meet Candidates for Burien Police Chief at Community Center Thursday, April 12

Meet Candidates for Burien Police Chief at Community Center Thursday, April 12

All are invite to join Burien City Manager, Brian J. Wilson, to meet the candidates for the City of Burien Police Chief on Thursday, April 12. This free and open event will be held at the Burien Community... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help finding van from SeaTac hit & run

Police seeking public’s help finding van from SeaTac hit & run

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: A pedestrian was hit by a van at S. 136th Street & Military Road S. in SeaTac early Thursday morning, March 22, and police are seeking the public’s help. Police... [Read more]

Bank robbery suspect taken into custody after stand-off with police

Bank robbery suspect taken into custody after stand-off with police

Photos courtesy Aaron Wells A suspect in the robbery of a Key Bank in White Center barricaded himself inside an apartment in North Burien Thursday afternoon (March 22), according to the King County... [Read more]

Suspects flee from Burien Police undercover surveillance stop Wednesday

Suspects flee from Burien Police undercover surveillance stop Wednesday

Story & Photos by Aaron Wells Around 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21, Burien Police attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle that was under surveillance by undercover officers in the area... [Read more]

Burien Police stop, arrest felony warrant suspect wanted by Seattle P.D.

Burien Police stop, arrest felony warrant suspect wanted by Seattle P.D.

Courtesy Photographer Aaron Wells come these photos, showing Burien Police & King County Sheriff’s Officers performing a felony stop in the 13400 block of 10th Ave S. of a suspect wanted by Seattle... [Read more]

VIDEOS: Wild police chase ends after high speed pursuit through south end

VIDEOS: Wild police chase ends after high speed pursuit through south end

From our sister site iLoveKent.net: On Tuesday, March 13, a high speed police chase that started in Tukwila ended in Auburn after a dangerous, 30-minute pursuit on slick roads. Police started pursuing... [Read more]

King County Sheriff’s Office seizes over 7,600 illegal marijuana plants

King County Sheriff’s Office seizes over 7,600 illegal marijuana plants

From our sister site iLoveKent.net: The King County Sheriff’s Office seized over 7,600 marijuana plants and arrested 10 people in a two-day sting operation last week in Kent, Renton, Federal Way,... [Read more]

Police arrest man for shooting gun in Seahurst Park ‘because it was fun’

Police arrest man for shooting gun in Seahurst Park ‘because it was fun’

Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 23-year old male for illegal discharge from a handgun as well as reckless endangerment for firing shots in Seahurst Park recently. Police say... [Read more]

Suspect arrested minutes after robbing Chase Bank in Burien Sat. morning

Suspect arrested minutes after robbing Chase Bank in Burien Sat. morning

Saturday morning (Mar. 3) shortly before 11 a.m., Burien Police / King County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a bank robbery suspect just minutes after he robbed the Chase Bank on SW 150th Street... [Read more]

Series of assaults and robberies hit Burien Saturday night

Series of assaults and robberies hit Burien Saturday night

Story & Photos by Aaron Wells A series of assaults and robberies occurred throughout the Burien area into late Saturday (Feb. 24) including an assault shortly before 11 p.m. at a bus stop on 1st... [Read more]