Crime Section

Police seeking public’s help locating warrant suspect Francisco Carranza-Ramirez

Police seeking public’s help locating warrant suspect Francisco Carranza-Ramirez

The King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help finding a warrant suspect: Francisco Carranza-Ramirez, a 35-year old male from White Center, was just released from jail on June... [Read more]

LETTER: Reader responds to recent Letter about Post Office mailbox

LETTER: Reader responds to recent Letter about Post Office mailbox

[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 saw the Letter to the Editor... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident has warning about drive-through mailbox at Post Office

LETTER: Resident has warning about drive-through mailbox at Post Office

[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 received a call from the... [Read more]

Former Burien bowling coach sentenced to 25 years for Child Pornography

Former Burien bowling coach sentenced to 25 years for Child Pornography

The former coach of a South King County bowling team was sentenced Tuesday, June 11 in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 25 years in prison and lifetime supervised release for production and possession... [Read more]

Police arrest suspect for Saturday night homicide in SeaTac

Police arrest suspect for Saturday night homicide in SeaTac

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: On Monday, June 10, 2019, a 36-year old suspect was arrested in Renton thanks to the excellent work by King County Major Crimes Detectives. The suspect will be transported... [Read more]

18-year old man shot multiple times in White Center Monday night

18-year old man shot multiple times in White Center Monday night

From our sister site The White Center Blog: An 18-year old man was shot multiple times in the 10600 block of 16th Ave SW in White Center (map below) Monday night, June 3 at around 11:20 p.m. Police say... [Read more]

Council gets first review of updated sign ordinance, approves City Manager raise

Council gets first review of updated sign ordinance, approves City Manager raise

By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council reviewed the city’s proposed new sign ordinance, heard of a new citywide ‘First Friday’ series of community summer celebrations and unanimously voted City Manager... [Read more]

Burien City Manager releases statement on homelessness, camps in parks

Burien City Manager releases statement on homelessness, camps in parks

On Monday, May 20, the City of Burien released the following statement from City Manager Brian J. Wilson regarding homelessness, tents and camping in city parks: The City of Burien has heard a number of... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: National Night Out will be Tuesday, Aug. 6; here’s how to register

SAVE THE DATE: National Night Out will be Tuesday, Aug. 6; here’s how to register

SAVE THE DATE: Come out and get to know your neighbors and meet your local police, fire, or city staff at National Night Out, being held on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, from 6 – 9 p.m. National Night Out... [Read more]

Car thieves flee, crash, then get busted in Burien Thursday night

Car thieves flee, crash, then get busted in Burien Thursday night

Two car thieves who were fleeing from police crashed into a Prius and SUV near the 13600 block of 8th Ave S. (map below) before getting busted in Burien Thursday night, April 25. Police say the suspects... [Read more]

Orthodox Monk assaulted at gas station in Burien Tuesday

Orthodox Monk assaulted at gas station in Burien Tuesday

The King County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that Abbot Tryphon (pictured above) – a monk at the All-Merciful Saviour Orthodox Monastery on Vashon Island – was assaulted at a Mobil Gas station... [Read more]

Shot(s) fired near SW 142nd & Ambaum Tuesday morning; suspect not located

Shot(s) fired near SW 142nd & Ambaum Tuesday morning; suspect not located

If you saw and heard the Guardian One chopper this morning around 11:20 a.m., the King County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that it was responding to a shooting near SW 142nd Street and Ambaum Blvd.... [Read more]

Long, but mostly technical business session Monday by Burien City Council

Long, but mostly technical business session Monday by Burien City Council

By Jack Mayne The Burien Council Monday night (April 15) was one of those meetings where a lot happened, but it was mostly technical filling of committees and boards with new or renominated members, along... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘I totally agree with Eric Dickman’s letter’ about the Burien Annex

LETTER: ‘I totally agree with Eric Dickman’s letter’ about the Burien Annex

[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:] I’ll keep this short. I totally agree... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘In support of the Annex’

LETTER: ‘In support of the Annex’

[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:] In support of the Annex: I read the reporting... [Read more]

Man thought to be armed in Burien turns out to just be ‘very intoxicated’

Man thought to be armed in Burien turns out to just be ‘very intoxicated’

On Saturday night, Mar. 29 at around 9:30 p.m., police received a 9-1-1 call about a man possibly armed with a gun near the shopping center at SW 128th Street and Ambaum Blvd. SW. However, police say that... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help identifying home invasion robbery suspects

Police seeking public’s help identifying home invasion robbery suspects

On March 4, 2019 at about 9:10 p.m. in the 15100 block of SE 141st Place in Renton (map below), a husband, wife and two older teenage sons were home when three suspects one white male, one black male and... [Read more]

Despite the views of many residents, 2018 police report says crime rate is stable

Despite the views of many residents, 2018 police report says crime rate is stable

By Jack Mayne More and more Burien residents are feeling less and less safe from the onslaught of crime in the community that is policed by a force drawn from and contracted with the King County Sheriff’s... [Read more]

Police seeking help locating attempted murder suspect Daniel ‘Capone’ Varela

Police seeking help locating attempted murder suspect Daniel ‘Capone’ Varela

The King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help locating Daniel Varela AKA “Capone”, a suspect wanted in connection with an attempted murder in White Center on Wednesday,... [Read more]