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Man arrested in connection to death of 2-year old boy in SeaTac Sunday

Man arrested in connection to death of 2-year old boy in SeaTac Sunday

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: Police arrested a 24-year old man Wednesday night (Dec. 6) in connection to the death of a 2-year old boy in SeaTac last Sunday. Police say that on Sunday, Dec. 3,... [Read more]

Upset customer brandishes gun at Taco Bell drive-through in White Center

Upset customer brandishes gun at Taco Bell drive-through in White Center

From our sister site The White Center Blog: The King County Sheriff’s Office says that an upset customer brandished a handgun at the Taco Bell drive-through in White Center Sunday night, Dec. 3. Police... [Read more]

UPDATE: Missing 40-year old woman has been FOUND

UPDATE: Missing 40-year old woman has been FOUND

UPDATE Dec. 5, 2017 3:45 p.m.: Chantae Leahy, the missing 40-year old woman, has been located in Lacey by the Lacey Police Department. She is said to be in good health. PREVIOUSLY: The King County Sheriff’s... [Read more]

Public’s help sought finding stolen U-Haul with $1 million in band equipment

Public’s help sought finding stolen U-Haul with $1 million in band equipment

King County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help locating a U-Haul van that was stolen from a hotel parking lot in SeaTac containing over $1 million in musical equipment. The van... [Read more]

UPDATE: Arrest made in Friday’s fatal shooting of Burien man in White Center

UPDATE: Arrest made in Friday’s fatal shooting of Burien man in White Center

From our sister site The White Center Blog: King County Sheriff’s Office Detectives have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of a 27-year old Burien man that took place near SW 96th Street and 15th... [Read more]

Stabbing in Burien Saturday sends one to Harborview with serious injuries

Stabbing in Burien Saturday sends one to Harborview with serious injuries

Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office reports that a stabbing took place in/near an apartment complex in the 13200 block of Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien on Saturday afternoon (Nov. 11) around 12:45... [Read more]

Two shot, one killed at party in Burien Fri.; 2nd fatal shooting in White Center

Two shot, one killed at party in Burien Fri.; 2nd fatal shooting in White Center

Photos by Aaron Wells Burien Police responded to a report of a shooting Friday night (Nov. 10), and found two men shot. One of the men died at the scene, the other was taken to Harborview with a... [Read more]

Burien Police nab drivers of car with stolen plates in Olde Burien Tuesday night

Burien Police nab drivers of car with stolen plates in Olde Burien Tuesday night

If you’re wondering what all the police activity was on/near SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien Tuesday night (Nov. 7), Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office reports that it was because deputies... [Read more]

Detectives seeking public’s help identifying White Center robbery suspects

Detectives seeking public’s help identifying White Center robbery suspects

From our sister site The White Center Blog: King County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying three men who robbed a man at gun point last month in White Center. Shortly... [Read more]

14-year old boy shot near Burien laundromat Tuesday night

14-year old boy shot near Burien laundromat Tuesday night

Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a 14-year old boy was shot in the back as he was sitting in a truck near a laundromat located on Ambaum Blvd. SW near SW 136th Street... [Read more]

Abandoned, running stolen vehicle results in large police response Monday night

Abandoned, running stolen vehicle results in large police response Monday night

If you wondered what the large police turnout was in the Gregory Heights neighborhood Monday night (Oct. 30), Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office are reporting that a Deputy ran the license... [Read more]

Burien Police arrest man for running over campaign signs in resident’s yard

Burien Police arrest man for running over campaign signs in resident’s yard

The Burien Police Department is reporting that they have arrested a local man for running over campaign signs in another resident’s front yard. Officers were able to locate and arrest the owner... [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]

Three gun-toting suspects rob woman of purse in Burien Wednesday morning

Three gun-toting suspects rob woman of purse in Burien Wednesday morning

Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office reports that three suspects used a gun to rob a woman of her purse in the area of SW 142nd Street and 4th Ave SW (map below) just after 11 a.m. Wednesday... [Read more]

Shooting at apartment injures one in Burien Thursday afternoon

Shooting at apartment injures one in Burien Thursday afternoon

BREAKING: A shooting at an apartment building in Burien injured one Thursday afternoon, Sept. 28. Police say the call came in about 4:45 p.m. from the Burien Apartment Homes (photo above) in the 15600... [Read more]

King County Sheriff’s Office simplifies Miranda warnings for juveniles

King County Sheriff’s Office simplifies Miranda warnings for juveniles

The King County Sheriff’s Office – which contracts with Burien for police services – announced that it plans to simplify Miranda warnings for juveniles. Here’s more from the KCSO: Researchers... [Read more]

‘Sting’ operation (not what you think) as car vandals arrested in Burien Thurs.

‘Sting’ operation (not what you think) as car vandals arrested in Burien Thurs.

Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that two teen males were caught early Thursday (Sept. 21) – and stung (along with a cop) – after disturbing a wasp’s nest at/near... [Read more]

Man points gun, threatens woman in Burien apartment early Wednesday

Man points gun, threatens woman in Burien apartment early Wednesday

Photo courtesy Aaron Wells Photography Burien Police responded to a reported domestic assault involving a firearm at the View Ridge apartments in the 100 block of SW 155th Street of Burin shortly after... [Read more]

Here’s why the Sheriff’s Guardian One helicopter was over Burien Wednesday

Here’s why the Sheriff’s Guardian One helicopter was over Burien Wednesday

If you heard and/or saw the King County Sheriff’s Office Guardian One helicopter over parts of Burien on Wednesday, Sept. 13, police tell us it’s because they had a call of a dispute between... [Read more]

Employee shot during marijuana store robbery near White Center Tues. night

Employee shot during marijuana store robbery near White Center Tues. night

A store employee was shot and wounded Tuesday night (Sept. 12) during a robbery at the Star 21 marijuana shop in the 11000 block of 1st Ave South (map below). The employee was shot in the shoulder and... [Read more]

King County Council calls for Sheriff’s Office to provide enhanced training

King County Council calls for Sheriff’s Office to provide enhanced training

The Metropolitan King County Council on Monday called upon the King County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) to provide enhanced, culturally appropriate antibias, violence de-escalation, and crisis intervention... [Read more]

Police arrest 6 – including 4 teens – for robbery of 7-Eleven in Burien early Sun.

Police arrest 6 – including 4 teens – for robbery of 7-Eleven in Burien early Sun.

Photo courtesy Aaron Wells Photography. A robbery took place at the 7-Eleven in the 13400 block of 1st Ave South (map below) around 3:15 a.m. early Sunday morning, Sept. 10,. Police say that multiple suspects... [Read more]

Family of Tommy Le file wrongful death/civil rights lawsuit against police

Family of Tommy Le file wrongful death/civil rights lawsuit against police

The family of Tommy Le, a 20-year-old high school senior who was shot and killed in Burien on June 13, 2017, filed a wrongful death/civil rights lawsuit against the King County Sheriff’s Office... [Read more]

Police surround house, arrest armed man in Burien early Friday morning

Police surround house, arrest armed man in Burien early Friday morning

Burien Police and King County Sheriff’s officers responded to a domestic violence call – with a gun involved – early Friday morning, Aug. 4. Police surrounded a house in the 400 block of S. 152nd... [Read more]