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UPDATE: Police arrest 26-year old man in connection with SeaTac shooting death

UPDATE: Police arrest 26-year old man in connection with SeaTac shooting death

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: Late Monday night, July 8, the King County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 26-year-old male for investigation of murder related to Friday’s fatal shooting incident... [Read more]

UPDATE: Police say that the fatal North Highline fire was caused by fireworks

UPDATE: Police say that the fatal North Highline fire was caused by fireworks

UPDATE July 8, 2019: The King County Sheriff’s Office Fire Investigation Unit has determined that the fatal North Highline fire on the 4th of July was started by fireworks. Police said that it’s... [Read more]

Motorcyclist sent to hospital after colliding with vehicle in Burien Thursday

Motorcyclist sent to hospital after colliding with vehicle in Burien Thursday

A vehicle vs motorcycle collision at S. 96th Street & Des Moines Memorial Drive S. (map below) on Thursday, July 4 sent the adult male rider to the hospital, the King County Sheriff’s Office... [Read more]

Here’s where you can safely enjoy a public fireworks display this 4th of July

Here’s where you can safely enjoy a public fireworks display this 4th of July

Watching a professional fireworks show is a great – and safe – way to enjoy pyrotechnic fun while staying safe and minimizing the risk of wildfires and injuries this 4th of July. As a reminder, please... [Read more]

Sheriff increasing Emphasis Patrols after weekend shootings in White Center

Sheriff increasing Emphasis Patrols after weekend shootings in White Center

From our sister site The White Center Blog: After a series of shootings over the weekend, the Sheriff’s Office wants to assure White Center residents and business owners that “public safety is... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help locating warrant suspect Francisco Carranza-Ramirez

Police seeking public’s help locating warrant suspect Francisco Carranza-Ramirez

The King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help finding a warrant suspect: UPDATE: Police released the following photo on Thursday, June 20: #Update on the search for Francisco... [Read more]

Registration now open for Teen Police Academy, which runs Aug. 5–9

Registration now open for Teen Police Academy, which runs Aug. 5–9

The SeaTac Police Department, in partnership with the King County Sheriff’s Office, are working to educate the youth of tomorrow about the roles of the police and the requirements of becoming a police... [Read more]

Police arrest suspect for Saturday night homicide in SeaTac

Police arrest suspect for Saturday night homicide in SeaTac

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: On Monday, June 10, 2019, a 36-year old suspect was arrested in Renton thanks to the excellent work by King County Major Crimes Detectives. The suspect will be transported... [Read more]

18-year old man shot multiple times in White Center Monday night

18-year old man shot multiple times in White Center Monday night

From our sister site The White Center Blog: An 18-year old man was shot multiple times in the 10600 block of 16th Ave SW in White Center (map below) Monday night, June 3 at around 11:20 p.m. Police say... [Read more]

Motorcycle crashes into vehicle in Burien, sending male rider to Harborview

Motorcycle crashes into vehicle in Burien, sending male rider to Harborview

A motorcycle struck a vehicle near S. 128th Street and 3rd Ave S. (map below) in Burien Monday night, May 27. Police say a male rider was transported by King County Medic One to Harborview Medical Center... [Read more]

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]