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Father sentenced in 2014 beating death of 8-month old daughter in Burien

Father sentenced in 2014 beating death of 8-month old daughter in Burien

Ahmed Ibrahim, 29, was sentenced to 145 months in prison for the beating death of his 8-month old daughter in Burien in 2014. Ibrahim pled guilty by Alford to Murder 2 Degree on Nov. 24, 2015. He was... [Read more]

Suspect convicted for 1st Degree Murder of 96-year old Normandy Park man

Suspect convicted for 1st Degree Murder of 96-year old Normandy Park man

A jury returned a verdict on Tuesday, Dec. 8, finding Shane Chamberlain guilty of Murder in the First Degree with a firearm enhancement and Attempted Murder in the First Degree with a deadly weapon enhancement... [Read more]

27-year old Burien man found dead in King County Jail in Kent Friday night

27-year old Burien man found dead in King County Jail in Kent Friday night

A 27-year old Burien man was found dead in the King County jail at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent Friday night, May 1. Jail staff say they found the male inmate unresponsive in his single-person... [Read more]

Burien man pleads ‘Guilty’ to Child Porn charges, faces 15 years in prison

Burien man pleads ‘Guilty’ to Child Porn charges, faces 15 years in prison

Charles Glenn Perkins, 53, of Burien, plead ‘Guilty’ Monday (June 10) in U.S. District Court in Seattle to child pornography related offenses, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan. Because... [Read more]

Man Busted During ‘Operation Center of Attention’ Sentenced to 15 Years

Man Busted During ‘Operation Center of Attention’ Sentenced to 15 Years

Some of the guns and drugs confiscated during ‘Operation Center of Attention’ in White Center in 2011. Photo by Scott Schaefer. A 31-year-old man busted during last year’s ‘Operation... [Read more]

SCORE – Our Reporter ‘Does Time’ Inside South King County’s New Jail

SCORE – Our Reporter ‘Does Time’ Inside South King County’s New Jail

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Ralph Nichols was one of the first persons to “do time” in SCORE – South King County’s new correctional facility, located in Des Moines, for miscreants charged with... [Read more]

PHOTOS: New SCORE Jail Facility Dedicated Thursday Afternoon

PHOTOS: New SCORE Jail Facility Dedicated Thursday Afternoon

The new South Correctional Entity Multijurisdictional Misdemeanant (SCORE) Jail was dedicated under sunny skies In Des Moines Thursday afternoon (Sept. 8), with lots of local dignitaries gathered at the... [Read more]

Dedication/Open House For New SCORE Jail Is Set For Thursday, Sept. 8th

Dedication/Open House For New SCORE Jail Is Set For Thursday, Sept. 8th

According to the City of Burien’s monthly newsletter, a dedication/open house for the new SCORE jail will be held Thursday, Sept. 8, from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m., at its location in Des Moines at 1801... [Read more]

Owner Of Burien Auto Glass Companies Sentenced To Jail For Billing Fraud

Owner Of Burien Auto Glass Companies Sentenced To Jail For Billing Fraud

Michael Alan Perkins, 44, owner of Burien-based Auto Glass Express and Premier Auto Glass, was sentenced to jail this week for a billing fraud scheme that’s alleged to have cost insurers more than $1.5... [Read more]

Prolific Burien ‘Smash-And-Grab’ Burglar Sentenced To 68 Months In Prison

Prolific Burien ‘Smash-And-Grab’ Burglar Sentenced To 68 Months In Prison

The King County Prosecutor’s Office announced Friday that Stephen H. Kirk, the prolific burglar responsible for several ‘smash-and-grab’ style robberies targeting businesses…

Suspect In “Smash-And-Grab” Burglaries Appears In Court; Bail Set At $150K

Suspect In “Smash-And-Grab” Burglaries Appears In Court; Bail Set At $150K

According to The Seattle P-I, the 50-year old male suspect who police say has committed more than 30 “smash-and-grab” style burglaries in the Burien/West Seattle area made his first court appearance... [Read more]

Des Moines Killer Pleads Guilty, Gets Life For 2001 Slayings

Des Moines Killer Pleads Guilty, Gets Life For 2001 Slayings

On Tuesday (Nov. 17th), Leemah Carneh, the man accused of murdering an elderly couple and two teens at a Des Moines home in 2001, pleaded guilty to murder. Carneh, 28, pleaded guilty to four counts of... [Read more]

Burien’s Crystal Nails Operators Plead Guilty To Illegal Importing, Bribing A Fed

Burien’s Crystal Nails Operators Plead Guilty To Illegal Importing, Bribing A Fed

On Friday (Nov. 13th) Toan Le, 51, and Hang Ho, 41, of the Crystal Nails salon in Burien plead guilty in US District Court to charges of attempting to illegally import an unapproved skin treatment device... [Read more]

Burien Woman Arrested For Filming The Raping Of Her 4-Year Old Daughter

Burien Woman Arrested For Filming The Raping Of Her 4-Year Old Daughter

According to The Seattle Times, Hollie Beston, 31, of Burien, was arrested along with her ex-husband, Brian Beston, 36, of Kent, for filming themselves raping their 4-year old daughter and sending photos... [Read more]

Burien Woman’s Killer Granted Stay Of Execution

Burien Woman’s Killer Granted Stay Of Execution

According to The Seattle TImes, a stay of execution was granted today to Cal Coburn Brown, the convicted 1991 killer of Burien’s Holly Washa. Washington State Supreme Court judges voted 5-4 to grant... [Read more]

Update On Des Moines’ Proposed SCORE Jail

Update On Des Moines’ Proposed SCORE Jail

Above are two images split up from an architect’s rendering of what Des Moines’ proposed new $80 million dollar SCORE Midemeanor Jail might look like. As we reported previously, on Thursday,... [Read more]

BREAKING: Burien Part Of 7-City Group Planning Area Jail

BREAKING: Burien Part Of 7-City Group Planning Area Jail

Seven south King County cities, including Burien, announced Thursday their plans to build a 668-bed misdemeanor jail in neighboring Des Moines. The cities on board this venture, which is called the South... [Read more]

Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Boulevard Park Drug Bust

Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Boulevard Park Drug Bust

Feds busted a major drug ring at this restaurant, the El Flamingo, in Boulevard Park last May. Remember that major Boulevard Park drug bust last May at the El Flamingo Mexican Restaurant? Wednesday, another... [Read more]

Burien Woman Sentenced To Three Years In Prison

Burien Woman Sentenced To Three Years In Prison

BURIEN – A Burien woman was sentenced to three years in prison for bank fraud and identity theft. U.S. District Judge Ronald Leighton in Tacoma also ordered Amy Tuita, 30, to pay $72,000 in restitution. Prosecutors... [Read more]