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Teen cleanup crew member finds WWI-era rifle on SR 509 in Burien

Teen cleanup crew member finds WWI-era rifle on SR 509 in Burien

A teen member of a Department of Ecology cleanup crew made a very interesting discovery while working on the SR 509 freeway in Burien Monday morning, Aug. 15. They found a World War I-era rifle! But don’t... [Read more]

17-year old girl shot and killed in Burien late Wed. night; suspect in custody

17-year old girl shot and killed in Burien late Wed. night; suspect in custody

A 17-year old girl was shot and killed late Wednesday night (May 4) in the hallway of a apartment complex at 615 Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien (map below), according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. Police... [Read more]

Three White Center area schools put into lockdown Tuesday morning

Three White Center area schools put into lockdown Tuesday morning

From our sister site The White Center Blog: UPDATE 12:56 p.m. 1/5/16: Three schools in the White Center area were put into lockdown Tuesday morning, Jan. 5 – Evergreen, Cascade Middle School and New... [Read more]

Student caught carrying handgun onto Highline High School campus Monday

Student caught carrying handgun onto Highline High School campus Monday

On Monday, Jan. 4, a student was caught – and stopped – attempting to carry a handgun onto the Highline High School campus in Burien by a School Resource Officer. The weapon was confiscated, and the... [Read more]

UPDATE: Crime Stoppers offering $1,000 reward for return of missing police rifle

UPDATE: Crime Stoppers offering $1,000 reward for return of missing police rifle

The missing semi-automatic rifle is similar to this AR-15 (NOTE: this is not the actual missing rifle). UPDATE: Crime Stoppers is now offering a $1,000 reward for return of a missing semi-automatic rifle,... [Read more]

Burien Police seeking public’s help locating missing semi-automatic rifle

Burien Police seeking public’s help locating missing semi-automatic rifle

The missing semi-automatic rifle is similar to this AR-15 (NOTE: this is not the actual missing rifle). The Burien Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating a semi-automatic rifle that... [Read more]

Burien Police recover gun near Shorewood Elementary School Saturday night

Burien Police recover gun near Shorewood Elementary School Saturday night

The Burien Police Department sent out the following Tweet Sunday morning (Aug. 3), about recovering a gun, as well as finding four suspects of a drive-by shooting near Shorewood Elementary School Saturday... [Read more]

Burien Police: 14-year old brings gun to school Tuesday

Burien Police: 14-year old brings gun to school Tuesday

Burien Police officers responded to investigate a report of a 14-year old boy showing a handgun off to fellow students at his school Tuesday, May 20. “Another student did the right thing and told... [Read more]

Routine traffic stop results in arrest of felon with stolen handgun Tuesday

Routine traffic stop results in arrest of felon with stolen handgun Tuesday

On Tuesday (March 18), Burien Police Deputy Fitchett made a “routine” traffic stop in the 15800 block of 4th Ave SW, according to the Burien Police Department. Back-up Officer Easterbrook swung by... [Read more]

Suspect with rifle stopped in Burien Sunday

Suspect with rifle stopped in Burien Sunday

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a “person with a rife” was stopped by several police officers Sunday near the intersection of 140th and 1st Ave South in Burien. “We... [Read more]

King County & City of Seattle Announce Gun Buyback Program on Jan. 26

King County & City of Seattle Announce Gun Buyback Program on Jan. 26

King County announced Tuesday (Jan. 8) that they’re teaming up with the City of Seattle to hold a new Gun Safety Initiative, including a gun buyback program event planned for Saturday, Jan. 26. The... [Read more]

Gun in Backpack Results in Police Response to Burien Social Security Office

Gun in Backpack Results in Police Response to Burien Social Security Office

On Tuesday (Dec. 11), just before 2:30 p.m. Burien Police responded to the Social Security office on SW 156th regarding a person with a gun. “The suspect, a 36-year old man, who is said to be homeless,... [Read more]

SeaTac Blog: 35-Year Old Man Shot Early Thursday, Sent To Harborview

SeaTac Blog: 35-Year Old Man Shot Early Thursday, Sent To Harborview

Our sister site The SeaTac Blog is reporting that a 35-year old man was shot early Thursday morning (Oct. 20), and is in Harborview Medical Center in serious condition. Read the full story here.  Read More →

One Man Stabbed, Another Shot Outside Wah Long Sports Bar Tuesday Night

One Man Stabbed, Another Shot Outside Wah Long Sports Bar Tuesday Night

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a man celebrating his 21st birthday was critically stabbed, and another man shot Tuesday night (May 24th) during a bar fight outside the Wah Long... [Read more]

Major Police Action Thursday Due To ‘Crazy Guy Calling About Shooting’

Major Police Action Thursday Due To ‘Crazy Guy Calling About Shooting’

BTB Reader Beth Wagner sent us the following email Thursday afternoon (April 28th), asking if we knew what the major police action was near the intersection of 177th and Des Moines Memorial Drive in Burien... [Read more]

Suicidal Man Shoots Self In Head In Burien Wednesday; In Critical Condition

Suicidal Man Shoots Self In Head In Burien Wednesday; In Critical Condition

Wednesday morning (Dec. 1) just before Noon, a 23-year old man shot himself in the head near the Burien intersection of SW 146th and 4th SW, in an apparent suicide attempt. The man was rushed to Harborview... [Read more]

Gunshots Heard In Olde Burien Area Early Sunday; Police Find 6 Casings

Gunshots Heard In Olde Burien Area Early Sunday; Police Find 6 Casings

Sunday morning (May 23), the following question was posted to our Forums by BTB Reader Erik Robbins: Does anyone know what all the gunshots and Police activity were about in Seahurst (EDITOR’S... [Read more]

Man Fires Shotgun At Cars In Burien Tuesday Morning; No Injuries

Man Fires Shotgun At Cars In Burien Tuesday Morning; No Injuries

According to Sgt. John Urquhart of the King County Sheriff’s Department, a shotgun-toting man fired at cars in Burien Tuesday morning (March 23) near the intersection of South 128th and 1st Ave South.... [Read more]

Burien Man Robbed At Gunpoint Near Chelsea Park, Fights Off Attackers

Burien Man Robbed At Gunpoint Near Chelsea Park, Fights Off Attackers

The King County Sheriff’s Department reports that a 22-year old Burien man was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday morning (Jan. 26th) around 1am while walking near Chelsea Park when two men approached him,... [Read more]

UPDATE: Teen Girl Killed In Burien Double Shooting Identified

UPDATE: Teen Girl Killed In Burien Double Shooting Identified

UPDATE TUES. 1/5/10: The 15-year old girl who was fatally shot on New Year’s Eve in Burien has been identified as Mikarah Nasabreo Sanders by the King County Medical Examiner’s Office. Sanders... [Read more]

Shots Fired, Tires Slashed In Recent Crime Spree Near Three Tree Point

Shots Fired, Tires Slashed In Recent Crime Spree Near Three Tree Point

According to numerous witnesses, two separate crime incidents resulted in shots fired and tires slashed on at least six cars near Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood over the last week. Here... [Read more]

Woman Shoots Boyfriend Several Times In Newly-Annexed Area (Not His, The City’s)

Woman Shoots Boyfriend Several Times In Newly-Annexed Area (Not His, The City’s)

According to Sgt. John Urquhart of the King County Sheriff’s Department, a 41 year-old woman shot her 55 year-old boyfriend at least twice with a handgun around 10:30pm last night (Oct. 1st) in the... [Read more]

Public’s Help Needed To Find Suspect White BMW Car In 18-Year Old’s Shooting Death

Public’s Help Needed To Find Suspect White BMW Car In 18-Year Old’s Shooting Death

The King County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a white, 1990s-model 4-door BMW 5 Series car (see included reference photos of a similar vehicle) driven by the... [Read more]