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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]

UPDATE: Suspect wanted for assaulting Monk in Burien has been arrested

UPDATE: Suspect wanted for assaulting Monk in Burien has been arrested

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that the 33-year old suspect wanted for allegedly assaulting Abbot Tryphon (pictured above) in Burien last week has been arrested by Seattle Police. As... [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]

Police activity Friday night due to stolen car being recovered in Burien

Police activity Friday night due to stolen car being recovered in Burien

If you heard/saw Burien/King County Sheriff’s Office police activity Friday night, April 12 – including on the ground and in the air – the an area around SW 136th and Ambaum Blvd. SW, it’s... [Read more]

The 27-year old man shot and killed in Burien Tuesday has been identified

The 27-year old man shot and killed in Burien Tuesday has been identified

On Wednesday, April 10, the King County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the man who was shot and killed in Tuesday morning’s murder in the 15300 block of 4th Ave SW in downtown Burien... [Read more]

Man found dead from gunshot wounds in downtown Burien early Tuesday

Man found dead from gunshot wounds in downtown Burien early Tuesday

A 27-year-old man was found dead from gunshot wounds near SW 153rd and 4th Ave SW in downtown Burien (map below) early Tuesday morning, April 9. Police say that just after midnight, Burien officers were... [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]

Man found dead in Porta Potty at Burien Skate Park Wednesday morning

Man found dead in Porta Potty at Burien Skate Park Wednesday morning

Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched Wednesday morning, Mar. 20 at 8:44 a.m. to a call of a male that was found unresponsive in a Porta Potty at the Burien Skate Park. Deputies... [Read more]

Man pours gas, lights self on fire in White Center Wednesday morning

Man pours gas, lights self on fire in White Center Wednesday morning

From our sister site the White Center Blog: The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a man poured gasoline on himself, then lit himself on fire in the 10700 block of 16th Ave SW in White... [Read more]

Child hit by car in White Center Monday night

Child hit by car in White Center Monday night

From our sister site The White Center Blog: A 12-year old child was hit by a car at SW 110th Street and 16th Ave SW in White Center (map below) Monday night, Mar. 18. Police say the child was transported... [Read more]

Police chase, tase warrant suspect in Dottie Harper Park Sunday

Police chase, tase warrant suspect in Dottie Harper Park Sunday

Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Officers recognized a subject wanted on warrant while responding to a call in the area of Dottie Harper Park on Sunday afternoon, Mar. 17. Police say that a check... [Read more]

Serious collision between car and semi-truck sends two to Harborview

Serious collision between car and semi-truck sends two to Harborview

A serious collision involving two vehicles and a semi-truck happened Thursday afternoon at the intersection of S. 96th Ave and 8th Ave S. in the Boulevard Park/South Park area (map below). Police say that... [Read more]

Elderly man accidentally smashes car into Super Supplements in Burien

Elderly man accidentally smashes car into Super Supplements in Burien

On Sunday, Mar. 3, an 81-year old man accidentally placed his car into drive instead of reverse, then mistakenly pushed the gas pedal instead of the brake and drove directly into the Super Supplements... [Read more]

UPDATE: Alzheimer’s patient has been FOUND

UPDATE: Alzheimer’s patient has been FOUND

UPDATE: Robin has been located at a local hospital. She is being treated for an injury. ”Thank you for everyone’s help getting the word out!” Robin is a 64-year old Alzheimer’s patient Robin... [Read more]

REPORT: Suspect who shot, killed man at Puget Sound Park charged

REPORT: Suspect who shot, killed man at Puget Sound Park charged

The Seattle Times is reporting that a suspect has been charged for the “random shooting” on Feb. 12 at Puget Sound Park that killed 22-year old Edwin Espinoza Lopez: King County prosecutors... [Read more]

22-year old man shot in Burien Thursday night; suspect still at large

22-year old man shot in Burien Thursday night; suspect still at large

The King County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting near the Burien Plaza on SW 148th Street near 1st Ave South in Burien Thursday night, Feb. 14. Police say that the victim – a 22-year... [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]