Crime Section

UPDATE: Police seeking public’s help locating ‘armed & dangerous’ suspect

UPDATE: Police seeking public’s help locating ‘armed & dangerous’ suspect

UPDATE Dec. 9, 2018: King County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit has identified the suspect in the Nov. 19 homicide in the 10000 block of 1st Ave SW as 24-year old Mical D. Roberts: Roberts... [Read more]

UPDATE: Stolen Silver Honda Civic has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Stolen Silver Honda Civic has been FOUND!

UPDATE DEC. 7, 2018: The stolen Silver Honda Civic that we previously reported on has been FOUND in Tukwila. “Thank you so much for posting it on the Blog!!” PREVIOUSLY: From Reader Deedee... [Read more]

Court order violation results in major police activity in Olde Burien Mon. night

Court order violation results in major police activity in Olde Burien Mon. night

If you saw a large police turnout in/near Olde Burien on Monday night, Dec. 3, around 10:30 p.m. or so, it was due to a domestic violence court order violation. The King County Sheriff’s Office says... [Read more]

Major police response Sunday was for robbery at T-Mobile Store on 1st Ave S.

Major police response Sunday was for robbery at T-Mobile Store on 1st Ave S.

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that late Sunday afternoon, Nov. 25, there was a robbery at the T-Mobile store located at 14200 1st Ave South near Fred Meyer. Police say that two juveniles... [Read more]

Six cars stolen from Hertz on Des Moines Memorial Drive on Thanksgiving

Six cars stolen from Hertz on Des Moines Memorial Drive on Thanksgiving

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that six cars were stolen from the Hertz Rental Lot at 18600 Des Moines Memorial Drive in SeaTac on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22. Deputies were searching... [Read more]

VIDEO: Two Latino officers look to make inroads in Burien

VIDEO: Two Latino officers look to make inroads in Burien

Courtesy Q13 comes this great video profile of two Latino Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Officers, who are working to prevent gangs by reaching out to the city’s ~25 percent hispanic community. “King... [Read more]

Gang unit, housing, homeless services & transportation part of new county budget

Gang unit, housing, homeless services & transportation part of new county budget

Burien will see an increased focus on reducing gang violence and creating greater access to community services as part of the $11.7 billion 2019-2020 County Budget unanimously adopted by the King County... [Read more]

Former SeaTac Mayor Siefkes disbarred in WA; can’t practice law anywhere in U.S.

Former SeaTac Mayor Siefkes disbarred in WA; can’t practice law anywhere in U.S.

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: By Jack Mayne Former SeaTac Mayor Michael Siefkes can never again practice law in Washington state, or seek a law license in any other state in the nation following... [Read more]

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ at the SW 148th & Ambaum Starbucks this Friday

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ at the SW 148th & Ambaum Starbucks this Friday

Burien Police are inviting the public to have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ this Friday, Oct. 26, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Starbucks located at 901 SW 148th Street. “Come join the Burien... [Read more]

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]

UPDATE: Highline High School put into modified lockdown Thursday morning

UPDATE: Highline High School put into modified lockdown Thursday morning

Around 9 a.m. Thursday morning Oct. 18, 2018, Highline High School was put into modified lockdown due to a threatening comment made to office staff over the phone. Police say that the school was put into... [Read more]

King County Sheriff’s Office looking for additional victims of Tedgy Wright

King County Sheriff’s Office looking for additional victims of Tedgy Wright

The King County Sheriff’s Office is looking for additional victims of sexual assaults by 25-year old Tedgy Wright, who is currently in custody at King County Jail. Police say that Wright has been meeting... [Read more]

UPDATE: Suspect wanted for Aug. 13 kidnapping arrested in Tukwila

UPDATE: Suspect wanted for Aug. 13 kidnapping arrested in Tukwila

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that the suspect wanted in an attempted kidnapping/sexual assault case was identified through DNA as Kevin J. Perkins. A $500,000 warrant for Kidnapping... [Read more]

Safety is a community-wide issue, concludes Highline Public Schools report

Safety is a community-wide issue, concludes Highline Public Schools report

“Safety is a community-wide issue” – that’s the message that came out loud and clear at the community safety meetings Highline Public Schools conducted last spring in partnership with... [Read more]

Burien City Manager Brian Wilson releases statement on Public Safety

Burien City Manager Brian Wilson releases statement on Public Safety

Despite trends that show crime is actually decreasing, recent events have shown that City, County, and regional leaders need to come together to address the unacceptable violence that is harming our community. The... [Read more]

Seven rental cars stolen in huge heist at Sea-Tac Airport Rental Car Facility

Seven rental cars stolen in huge heist at Sea-Tac Airport Rental Car Facility

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: Seven rental cars were stolen and another was crashed and abandoned in a big heist at the Rental Car Facility (RCF) of Sea-Tac Airport on Friday, Sept. 21. The Port... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘We need more than thoughts and prayers to counter senseless violence’

LETTER: ‘We need more than thoughts and prayers to counter senseless violence’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Dear Editor, I think most would agree... [Read more]

Chief says teens who killed innocent woman will be charged at ‘highest’ level

Chief says teens who killed innocent woman will be charged at ‘highest’ level

By Jack Mayne Burien’s police chief says his force and the King County Sheriff’s Office are working to make certain that the stray bullet death of a respected 51-year old worker in a chiropractic office... [Read more]

Police respond to reports of shots fired in Burien early Saturday morning

Police respond to reports of shots fired in Burien early Saturday morning

The King County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of shots being fired in Burien early last Saturday, Sept. 22. Police say that shots were heard in the 13200 block of Ambaum Blvd. SW at around... [Read more]