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Man shot, killed near White Center Monday night

Man shot, killed near White Center Monday night

The King County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting in the 10000 block of 1st Ave SW near White Center (map below). The male victim was apparently shot and killed inside a home. No... [Read more]

Man in critical condition after being hit by car on Ambaum Saturday night

Man in critical condition after being hit by car on Ambaum Saturday night

A 38-year old man is in critical condition after being hit by a car at SW 116th and Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien Saturday night, Nov. 17. King County Medics transported the man to Harborview Medical Center... [Read more]

VIDEO: Two Latino officers look to make inroads in Burien

VIDEO: Two Latino officers look to make inroads in Burien

Courtesy Q13 comes this great video profile of two Latino Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Officers, who are working to prevent gangs by reaching out to the city’s ~25 percent hispanic community. “King... [Read more]

Gang unit, housing, homeless services & transportation part of new county budget

Gang unit, housing, homeless services & transportation part of new county budget

Burien will see an increased focus on reducing gang violence and creating greater access to community services as part of the $11.7 billion 2019-2020 County Budget unanimously adopted by the King County... [Read more]

Trespasser eludes police, paddles around Lake Burien in kayak Wednesday

Trespasser eludes police, paddles around Lake Burien in kayak Wednesday

If you saw/heard a lot of police activity around the Lake Burien area on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 7, here’s what we know (as of 3:54 p.m.): Police responded to a trespassing call about a male subject... [Read more]

Adrift sailboat retrieved by King County Sheriff’s Office Marine Rescue Dive Unit

Adrift sailboat retrieved by King County Sheriff’s Office Marine Rescue Dive Unit

The King County Sheriff’s Office Marine Rescue Dive Unit helped retrieve an errant, drifting sailboat from bashing into some homes off Standring Lane in Burien’s Shorewood on the Sound neighborhood... [Read more]

Major police activity in Burien related to search for armed burglary suspects

Major police activity in Burien related to search for armed burglary suspects

If you saw a lot of police activity in the area of Ambaum Blvd. SW near SW 128th, up to and around SW 127th Street and 6th Ave SW on Thursday, it’s likely that it was related to a residential burglary. “Police... [Read more]

UPDATE: Highline High School put into modified lockdown Thursday morning

UPDATE: Highline High School put into modified lockdown Thursday morning

Around 9 a.m. Thursday morning Oct. 18, 2018, Highline High School was put into modified lockdown due to a threatening comment made to office staff over the phone. Police say that the school was put into... [Read more]

King County Sheriff’s Office looking for additional victims of Tedgy Wright

King County Sheriff’s Office looking for additional victims of Tedgy Wright

The King County Sheriff’s Office is looking for additional victims of sexual assaults by 25-year old Tedgy Wright, who is currently in custody at King County Jail. Police say that Wright has been meeting... [Read more]

UPDATE: Suspect wanted for Aug. 13 kidnapping arrested in Tukwila

UPDATE: Suspect wanted for Aug. 13 kidnapping arrested in Tukwila

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that the suspect wanted in an attempted kidnapping/sexual assault case was identified through DNA as Kevin J. Perkins. A $500,000 warrant for Kidnapping... [Read more]

Burien City Manager Brian Wilson releases statement on Public Safety

Burien City Manager Brian Wilson releases statement on Public Safety

Despite trends that show crime is actually decreasing, recent events have shown that City, County, and regional leaders need to come together to address the unacceptable violence that is harming our community. The... [Read more]

Man shot in stomach in Burien Wednesday morning

Man shot in stomach in Burien Wednesday morning

A 27-year old man was shot in the stomach in Burien Wednesday morning. The shooting occurred in the 12400 block of Ambaum Blvd. SW. Police say that the victim suffered non life threatening injuries, and... [Read more]

Police respond to reports of shots fired in Burien early Saturday morning

Police respond to reports of shots fired in Burien early Saturday morning

The King County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of shots being fired in Burien early last Saturday, Sept. 22. Police say that shots were heard in the 13200 block of Ambaum Blvd. SW at around... [Read more]

Large fight injures police officer in Burien Tuesday night

Large fight injures police officer in Burien Tuesday night

A large fight – where seven or so subjects jumped a person and knocked them unconscious – also injured a police officer in Burien Tuesday night, Sept. 18. The fight broke out near SW 124th Street and... [Read more]

BREAKING: Shooting kills woman working at Burien chiropractic office Wed.

BREAKING: Shooting kills woman working at Burien chiropractic office Wed.

BREAKING: A 51-year old woman was killed by a stray bullet in a shooting near SW 152nd Street and 1st Ave South in Burien Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 19, 2018. Police say that the 51-year-old female victim... [Read more]

VIDEO: Recognize this thief? He stole some coins from LJR Coins in Burien

VIDEO: Recognize this thief? He stole some coins from LJR Coins in Burien

LJR Coins and Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help identifying this man, who stole some coins on Aug. 7., 2018 (NOTE: there is no audio in the security cam... [Read more]

Auto theft up in Burien, other crimes moderating, says Police Chief Ted Boe

Auto theft up in Burien, other crimes moderating, says Police Chief Ted Boe

By Jack Mayne Despite fears in Burien that crime is increasing, Police Chief Ted Boe says the general city and King County crime rate is going down – except for car thefts. “Auto Theft is currently... [Read more]

UPDATE: Additional stolen guns found inside 16-year old suspect’s bedroom

UPDATE: Additional stolen guns found inside 16-year old suspect’s bedroom

The King County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday (Aug. 30) that additional handguns have been found inside the 16-year old suspect’s bedroom the night of an accidental shooting on Aug. 14. Police... [Read more]

REPORT: Sheriff’s Office handling of ‘Use of Force Complaints’ inconsistent

REPORT: Sheriff’s Office handling of ‘Use of Force Complaints’ inconsistent

The King County Office of Law Enforcement Oversight (OLEO) on Tuesday (Aug. 28) released a new report – ‘Use of Force Complaint Processing in the King County Sheriff’s Office’ – at a... [Read more]