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Shots exchanged during carjacking in Burien driveway Sunday night

Shots exchanged during carjacking in Burien driveway Sunday night

Photos courtesy Tonya Lamoureux Shots were exchanged when a man was carjacked in his driveway by three armed suspects in the 400 block of S. 191st Place (map below) in Burien Sunday night, Jan. 20. Police... [Read more]

VIDEO: Task force created to investigate 11 shootings along SR 509 since June

VIDEO: Task force created to investigate 11 shootings along SR 509 since June

On Thursday afternoon, Jan. 17, 2019, a press conference was held at Burien Police Precinct #4, where a task force was announced to investigate a pattern of unsolved shootings – 11 so far – on and... [Read more]

Police seeking info on SR 509 shooting near 1st Ave S. bridge that left teen blind

Police seeking info on SR 509 shooting near 1st Ave S. bridge that left teen blind

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) and King County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) are requesting assistance from the community in locating the individual responsible for a Dec. 20, 2018 shooting that hit a child... [Read more]

Man found shot dead in White Center early Wednesday morning

Man found shot dead in White Center early Wednesday morning

From our sister site The White Center Blog: The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a 51-year old man was found dead from a gunshot wound in the 10400 block of 15th Ave SW in White Center... [Read more]

VIDEO: ‘One last party on the Viaduct’ via Sheriff’s Office infrared camera

VIDEO: ‘One last party on the Viaduct’ via Sheriff’s Office infrared camera

On Friday night, Jan. 11, 2019, at around 10 p.m., the Alaskan Way Viaduct closed for good as it’s prepared to be demolished to make way for a new tunnel. Thousands of residents decided to take one... [Read more]

King County Sheriff’s Deputy injured after being struck by vehicle in White Center

King County Sheriff’s Deputy injured after being struck by vehicle in White Center

From our sister site The White Center Blog: A King County Sheriff’s Deputy was injured Monday afternoon (Jan. 7), responding to a shoplifting call at the Safeway located on Roxbury and 28th Ave SW... [Read more]

29-year old man found dead in car near AMPM Market in Burien New Year’s Day

29-year old man found dead in car near AMPM Market in Burien New Year’s Day

A 29-year old man was found deceased in his vehicle near the AMPM Market located at SW 136th Street & Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien (map below) on New Year’s Day (Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019). Several... [Read more]

UPDATE: Man with dementia has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Man with dementia has been FOUND!

UPDATE Jan. 1, 2019 11:01 a.m.: Dennis Kinsella, a 77-year old man with dementia, has been FOUND! **UPDATE** Mr. Kinsella has been found! Thanks to @KCSOSAR. — Burien Police (@BurienPD) January... [Read more]

Police pursuit of stolen vehicle ends in Burien Thursday night

Police pursuit of stolen vehicle ends in Burien Thursday night

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a pursuit – which started in SeaTac – ended in Burien Thursday night, Dec. 27. Police say that a stolen vehicle, which was used in a robbery,... [Read more]

Elderly man jumped, assaulted Wed.; four suspects caught by Burien Police

Elderly man jumped, assaulted Wed.; four suspects caught by Burien Police

An elderly man was jumped and assaulted by a group of four – two juveniles and two adults – at the Safeway on 1st Ave South and SW 128th Street on Wednesday, Dec. 19 around Noon. Police say the suspects... [Read more]

Felon with gun runs into pole, hides on roof of Burien house Tuesday night

Felon with gun runs into pole, hides on roof of Burien house Tuesday night

A felon had a hit and run collision with a power pole near S. 124th Street and 5th Ave S. (map below) in Burien Tuesday night, Dec. 11. When police arrived, power lines were still hot and on top of the... [Read more]

UPDATE: Police seeking public’s help locating ‘armed & dangerous’ suspect

UPDATE: Police seeking public’s help locating ‘armed & dangerous’ suspect

UPDATE Dec. 9, 2018: King County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit has identified the suspect in the Nov. 19 homicide in the 10000 block of 1st Ave SW as 24-year old Mical D. Roberts: Roberts... [Read more]

Court order violation results in major police activity in Olde Burien Mon. night

Court order violation results in major police activity in Olde Burien Mon. night

If you saw a large police turnout in/near Olde Burien on Monday night, Dec. 3, around 10:30 p.m. or so, it was due to a domestic violence court order violation. The King County Sheriff’s Office says... [Read more]

Police Chief Ted Boe to appear at Youth Volunteer Appreciation Party Thursday

Police Chief Ted Boe to appear at Youth Volunteer Appreciation Party Thursday

Burien Police Chief Ted Boe will appear at a monthly Youth Volunteer Appreciation Party this Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, for students at Sylvester Middle School and Highline High School. Skully Serves will... [Read more]

Woman injured when car crashes into St. Vincent de Paul store Monday

Woman injured when car crashes into St. Vincent de Paul store Monday

The King County Sheriff’s Office/Burien Police Department is reporting that a woman was injured when a car crashed into the St. Vincent de Paul store near SW 136th and 1st Ave South in Burien (map... [Read more]