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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]

Vehicle prowl suspect taken into custody after big search in Burien Sun. night

Vehicle prowl suspect taken into custody after big search in Burien Sun. night

If you saw or heard a lot of police activity in/near Burien’s Gregory Heights neighborhood Sunday night (Feb. 25), it was likely a big response by Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Officers... [Read more]

Police seize over 1700 illegal pot plants in raids in Burien and Seattle

Police seize over 1700 illegal pot plants in raids in Burien and Seattle

The Seattle Police Department seized 1,751 marijuana plants with an estimated value of more than $1.7 million dollars, along with 247 pounds of processed marijuana worth nearly $500,000, after serving... [Read more]

Community Police Academy starts March 14; here’s how to sign up

Community Police Academy starts March 14; here’s how to sign up

Together with Burien and SeaTac Police Services, the Community Police Academy program was designed to increase the understanding between citizens and their Police Departments through public education. This... [Read more]

Detectives seeking witnesses to wrong way serious injury collision

Detectives seeking witnesses to wrong way serious injury collision

At approximately 3 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2018, the Washington State Patrol (WSP) responded to a report of a multiple vehicle serious injury collision WB SR 18 near SR 164 in Auburn. Once troopers arrived at... [Read more]

Man waving large butcher knife around taken into custody Saturday

Man waving large butcher knife around taken into custody Saturday

Photo courtesy Brittany Shelton. Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that they received a call of a man waving a large knife around on Saturday, Dec. 30 around 11 a.m. in the... [Read more]

Two shot, one killed at party in Burien Fri.; 2nd fatal shooting in White Center

Two shot, one killed at party in Burien Fri.; 2nd fatal shooting in White Center

Photos by Aaron Wells Burien Police responded to a report of a shooting Friday night (Nov. 10), and found two men shot. One of the men died at the scene, the other was taken to Harborview with a... [Read more]

Burien Police nab drivers of car with stolen plates in Olde Burien Tuesday night

Burien Police nab drivers of car with stolen plates in Olde Burien Tuesday night

If you’re wondering what all the police activity was on/near SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien Tuesday night (Nov. 7), Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office reports that it was because deputies... [Read more]

Burien Police arrest man for running over campaign signs in resident’s yard

Burien Police arrest man for running over campaign signs in resident’s yard

The Burien Police Department is reporting that they have arrested a local man for running over campaign signs in another resident’s front yard. Officers were able to locate and arrest the owner... [Read more]

Three gun-toting suspects rob woman of purse in Burien Wednesday morning

Three gun-toting suspects rob woman of purse in Burien Wednesday morning

Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office reports that three suspects used a gun to rob a woman of her purse in the area of SW 142nd Street and 4th Ave SW (map below) just after 11 a.m. Wednesday... [Read more]

Burien Police/Sheriff’s Detectives seize guns, drugs, and stolen liquor at residence

Burien Police/Sheriff’s Detectives seize guns, drugs, and stolen liquor at residence

As part of an ongoing investigation, Burien/King County Sheriff’s Detectives served a search warrant on a residence in the 17400 block of Ambaum Blvd. S. (map below). Inside they found 16 firearms... [Read more]

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ this Wednesday, Oct. 4 at Starbucks on SW 148th

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ this Wednesday, Oct. 4 at Starbucks on SW 148th

No agenda. No speeches. Just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns, and get to know your local Burien Police Department. It’s ‘Coffee with a Cop’ this Wednesday, Oct. 4, from 8... [Read more]