Crime Section

Police seeking public’s help regarding alleged sex crimes at Mount Rainier Pool

Police seeking public’s help regarding alleged sex crimes at Mount Rainier Pool

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: On Jan. 23, 2018 the Des Moines Police Department received a report from the Seattle Police Department in reference to a victim alleging sex crimes that were determined... [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]

Washington State Patrol seeking public’s help finding hit & run driver

Washington State Patrol seeking public’s help finding hit & run driver

The Washington State Patrol is seeking the public’s help finding the hit and run driver who killed a man on SR 518 in Burien early Friday morning. WSP says that at approximately 1:47 a.m. on Friday,... [Read more]

Police track stolen car, use K-9 & helicopter to find and arrest suspect

Police track stolen car, use K-9 & helicopter to find and arrest suspect

Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office are reporting that on Friday, Jan. 26, just after midnight, a deputy on patrol ran a license plate on a 1996 Honda Accord and it came back stolen. Police... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help locating White Center double murder suspect

Police seeking public’s help locating White Center double murder suspect

King County Sheriff’s Detectives are asking for the public’s help locating a man who is wanted for shooting and killing two men in White Center earlier this month. Police say that Merle Charles Buchanan,... [Read more]

Reader warns others about unauthorized entry & theft at storage facility

Reader warns others about unauthorized entry & theft at storage facility

From Reader Lance McIntosh comes this warning: UNAUTHORIZED ENTRY AND THEFT! I have been renting an outside storage space at the Public Storage facility at 18041 Des Moines Memorial Dr SW, SeaTac, WA 98148... [Read more]

Man arrested after human remains found in Tukwila Thursday

Man arrested after human remains found in Tukwila Thursday

From our sister site The Tukwila Blog: Detectives with the Tukwila Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit (MCU) are investigating the discovery of human remains found Thursday, Jan. 11 by a resident in... [Read more]

Police shooting inquests stopped, putting Tommy Le’s hearing on hold

Police shooting inquests stopped, putting Tommy Le’s hearing on hold

King County Executive Dow Constantine announced this week that all police shooting inquests will be put on hold while the Review Committee he convened last month considers potential reforms and submits... [Read more]

Shot fired at New Start High School in Burien Thursday; no injuries reported

Shot fired at New Start High School in Burien Thursday; no injuries reported

The King County Sheriff’s Office/Burien Police Department are reporting that a shot was fired at New Start High School in Burien on Thursday afternoon, Jan. 4. Police say a round entered an office... [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]

Hit & run suspects flee, fire shots near S. 124th & Des Moines Memorial Drive

Hit & run suspects flee, fire shots near S. 124th & Des Moines Memorial Drive

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that just after 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 23, a deputy saw a hit and run occur near S. 124th Street and Des Moines Memorial Drive (map below). Police... [Read more]

Burien Police conducting surveillance of frequent package theft areas

Burien Police conducting surveillance of frequent package theft areas

On Thursday (Dec. 21), the Burien Police Department announced that it is proactively responding to several package thefts in the area: Detectives and Officers are conducting surveillance of frequent package... [Read more]

Puyallup robbery suspects return rental car in Burien, get arrested

Puyallup robbery suspects return rental car in Burien, get arrested

On Tuesday (Dec. 19) the King County Sheriff’s Office/Burien Police Department helped Puyallup Police arrest three robbery suspects at a car rental company located at S. 140th an 1st Ave South in... [Read more]

Burgled Burien resident left garage door open, wants his stolen tools back

Burgled Burien resident left garage door open, wants his stolen tools back

Burien resident David Johnson, who lives in the 13500 block of 6th Ave SW (map below), was burgled Sunday night, Dec. 10. “Sunday night I thought I closed the door but awoke to my neighbor texting... [Read more]

UPDATE: Victim in fatal August truck rollover was not driving at the time

UPDATE: Victim in fatal August truck rollover was not driving at the time

As many of our Readers may recall, in late August we reported about a tragic truck rollover on the southbound/S. 188th Street exit of SR 509 that resulted in a fatality. The Washington State Patrol at... [Read more]

Upset customer brandishes gun at Taco Bell drive-through in White Center

Upset customer brandishes gun at Taco Bell drive-through in White Center

From our sister site The White Center Blog: The King County Sheriff’s Office says that an upset customer brandished a handgun at the Taco Bell drive-through in White Center Sunday night, Dec. 3. Police... [Read more]

Public’s help sought finding stolen U-Haul with $1 million in band equipment

Public’s help sought finding stolen U-Haul with $1 million in band equipment

King County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help locating a U-Haul van that was stolen from a hotel parking lot in SeaTac containing over $1 million in musical equipment. The van... [Read more]

Stabbing in Burien Saturday sends one to Harborview with serious injuries

Stabbing in Burien Saturday sends one to Harborview with serious injuries

Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office reports that a stabbing took place in/near an apartment complex in the 13200 block of Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien on Saturday afternoon (Nov. 11) around 12:45... [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]

Washington State Patrol seeking witnesses to recent car shooting on SR 518

Washington State Patrol seeking witnesses to recent car shooting on SR 518

The Washington State Patrol is seeking witnesses who may have seen a vehicle being shot at around 9:30 p.m. on Nov. 1 on westbound SR 518 near Des Moines Memorial Drive while driving into Burien. WSP troopers... [Read more]

Three Highline High School students robbed on campus Wednesday

Three Highline High School students robbed on campus Wednesday

Highline High School is reporting that on Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 8) at around 4 p.m., three students were robbed of cell phones and money on the southeast end of campus. Burien police responded and... [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]

Detectives seeking public’s help identifying White Center robbery suspects

Detectives seeking public’s help identifying White Center robbery suspects

From our sister site The White Center Blog: King County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying three men who robbed a man at gun point last month in White Center. Shortly... [Read more]