Drugs Section

Burien/White Center Rotary holding Town Hall on opioid crisis Thurs., May 30

Burien/White Center Rotary holding Town Hall on opioid crisis Thurs., May 30

The Burien/White Center Rotary Club will be holding a Town Hall meeting on the opioid crisis on Thursday, May 30, 2019, starting at 7 p.m. at NAVOS’ Revelle Hall. “We are all aware there is... [Read more]

Mayor Matta will speak at Coalition for Drug-Free Youth event Thursday, May 9

Mayor Matta will speak at Coalition for Drug-Free Youth event Thursday, May 9

All are invited to a Free Community Event on Thursday, May 9, that will highlight the achievements of the Coalition for Drug-Free Youth, honor the Cascade Middle School Prevention Team’s successes,... [Read more]

Police, SWAT team recover guns, meth, heroin, opioids & cash in Burien bust

Police, SWAT team recover guns, meth, heroin, opioids & cash in Burien bust

On Wednesday morning (Feb. 13), Burien Police Special Emphasis Team Detectives conducted two search warrants with the assistance of King County’s Tac-30 (SWAT) Team. These warrants were the result... [Read more]

Expansion of LEAD Program will begin in Burien next year, Constantine announces

Expansion of LEAD Program will begin in Burien next year, Constantine announces

King County Executive Dow Constantine announced in Burien Tuesday (Sept. 11) that his 2019-2020 budget proposal includes $3.1 million to expand Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) to three King County... [Read more]

Got drugs? National Take-Back Prescription Drug Event is Saturday

Got drugs? National Take-Back Prescription Drug Event is Saturday

The community is invited to bring prescription drugs (and any other drug) to the National Take-Back Prescription Drug Event this Saturday, Oct. 28 to dispose of them safely. The program is designed to... [Read more]

City Council rejects safe drug injection sites at Monday night meeting

City Council rejects safe drug injection sites at Monday night meeting

By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council voted 5 to 2 Monday night (Oct. 16) to ban King County health officials from locating a safe injection site in the city, despite pleas of some that such a site would... [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]

LETTER REBUTTAL: ‘Why I do not support Safe Injection Sites’

LETTER REBUTTAL: ‘Why I do not support Safe Injection Sites’

[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:] Rebuttal: “Why I do not Support ‘Safe”... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘I Support Safe Injection Sites – Here’s Why You Should, Too’

LETTER: ‘I Support Safe Injection Sites – Here’s Why You Should, Too’

[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 Support Safe Injection Sites –... [Read more]

‘Needle Pick-Up’ event will be held at Dottie Harper Park this Saturday

‘Needle Pick-Up’ event will be held at Dottie Harper Park this Saturday

A ‘Needle Pick-Up’ event will be held this Saturday, Sept. 2, starting at 4 p.m. at Burien’s Dottie Harper Park. The goal is to scan the park and safely remove and dispose of any needles... [Read more]

Coalition for Drug Free Youth holding community celebration on Friday, May 12

Coalition for Drug Free Youth holding community celebration on Friday, May 12

This week, the Coalition for Drug-Free Youth unveiled a new campaign – “I Know What’s Right For Me!” – which was made for students by students in an effort to provide youth with healthy resources... [Read more]

Walgreens Pharmacy in Burien robbed Monday night; two suspects arrested

Walgreens Pharmacy in Burien robbed Monday night; two suspects arrested

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that the Walgreens Pharmacy located at SW 148th and Ambaum (map below) was robbed Monday night, April 10. Police say they received a 9-1-1 call at about... [Read more]

Burien Police Department busts drug house near skate park Friday

Burien Police Department busts drug house near skate park Friday

The Burien Police Department announced that officers busted a drug house on Friday (June 10), which was located near the skatepark at SW 144th Street and 4th Ave SW (map below). Police say that after... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Burien Police confiscates more drugs, vehicles from recent bust

FOLLOWUP: Burien Police confiscates more drugs, vehicles from recent bust

The Burien Police Department announced that they confiscated an additional 11 pounds of drugs – including 16,000 pills – seized in Friday’s big drug bust. Police said in a statement on Sunday,... [Read more]

Police arrest 10, recover heroin, meth, $150,000 cash, guns, 9 cars in huge bust

Police arrest 10, recover heroin, meth, $150,000 cash, guns, 9 cars in huge bust

Early Friday morning (April 29), and with the assistance of eight different agencies, Burien Police detectives served search and arrest warrants on eight residences throughout King and Pierce... [Read more]

Seattle Police arrest 2, bust grow house that was using stolen electricity in Burien

Seattle Police arrest 2, bust grow house that was using stolen electricity in Burien

Seattle Police Narcotics detectives arrested two people recently after an investigation led police to a particularly dank Burien basement, filled with 11 pounds of packaged pot and 28 illegally grown marijuana... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Here’s what police found in big drug bust in Gregory Heights home

FOLLOWUP: Here’s what police found in big drug bust in Gregory Heights home

FOLLOWUP: As we first reported on Tuesday, Jan. 19, Burien Police responded to a disturbance call at a residence in the 1800 block of SW 160th Street in Gregory Heights (map below), but ended up finding... [Read more]

Two charged with alcohol/drug use near City Hall by Burien Police Wednesday

Two charged with alcohol/drug use near City Hall by Burien Police Wednesday

Burien Police say they charged two for drinking alcohol and/or buying/selling drugs near City Hall (400 SW 152nd Street) on Wednesday, May 20. Trespass warnings were also issued to the two suspects. “Officers... [Read more]

Homeless encampments, discarded drug trash causes SeaTac Council dispute

Homeless encampments, discarded drug trash causes SeaTac Council dispute

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: In the south end of North SeaTac Park, near one of the last bogs around – Tub Lake – are several homeless encampments and a tremendous amount of garbage. When... [Read more]