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UPDATE: Police seeking help finding suspect who tried to rob bank Friday

UPDATE: Police seeking help finding suspect who tried to rob bank Friday

On Friday (Feb. 28), just before 3 p.m., a suspect entered the Bank of America at 230 SW 152 Street and handed a note demanding money to a teller. The teller was able to activate an alarm and walk away... [Read more]

SCAM ALERT: Police impersonator contacts, tries to scam Burien resident

SCAM ALERT: Police impersonator contacts, tries to scam Burien resident

A BTB Reader who wishes to remain anonymous alerted us that she received a “disturbing” phone call Wednesday (Feb. 19) from a man identifying himself as Lt. Jones of the King County Sheriff’s... [Read more]

Been robbed? Police have recovered stolen goods, seeking burglary victims

Been robbed? Police have recovered stolen goods, seeking burglary victims

The King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking victims of burglaries between Jan. 2012 and July 2013. Here’s their full announcement: Were you the victim of a burglary between January 2012 and... [Read more]

Head-on accident injures 2, closes down Ambaum Friday night

Head-on accident injures 2, closes down Ambaum Friday night

A head-on, two vehicle collision happened at the intersection of SW 122nd and Ambuam Blvd. SW in Burien Friday afternoon, injuring two and blocking the street for several hours, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office…

Here’s what all the police activity was in Burien Thursday afternoon

Here’s what all the police activity was in Burien Thursday afternoon

If you saw speeding police cars or the King County Sheriff’s Guardian One helicopter circling over Burien early Thursday afternoon, here’s the reason why, according to Sgt. Cindi West…

Crash sends bus into building Sunday, injuring 3; here’s an eyewitness account

Crash sends bus into building Sunday, injuring 3; here’s an eyewitness account

An accident between a charter bus and an SUV resulted in three injuries as well as the bus crashing into a building near the intersection of Ambaum Blvd. SW and SW 136th in Burien Sunday night…

Burglary victim spots Burien woman wearing her stolen clothes

Burglary victim spots Burien woman wearing her stolen clothes

A Maple Valley woman helped catch a suspect – a 28-year old Burien woman – who was suspected of stealing her purse and then burglarizing her home…

Metro Bus hits, injures Pedestrian in Burien Friday night

Metro Bus hits, injures Pedestrian in Burien Friday night

A Metro bus hit a pedestrian at the intersection of SW 156th Street and 4th Ave SW in Burien Friday night around 6:20 p.m. Police say that Metro Route 166…

Stolen Toyota vs Hummer accident closes 8th Ave S. in Burien Wednesday

Stolen Toyota vs Hummer accident closes 8th Ave S. in Burien Wednesday

Around 3:15 p.m. Wednesday (Jan. 8), a stolen Toyota ran into a Hummer, closing 8th Ave South in Burien for a while. “A deputy tried to stop a stolen vehicle and the driver took off northbound... [Read more]

SeaTac man shot while sleeping in his bed Tuesday morning

SeaTac man shot while sleeping in his bed Tuesday morning

An 18-year old SeaTac man was shot early Tuesday morning (Jan. 7) while sleeping in his bed. Police say the incident started about 4 a.m. this morning at an apartment complex in the 3400 block of S. 176th... [Read more]

Highline High School receives grant from King County Sheriff’s Office

Highline High School receives grant from King County Sheriff’s Office

Highline High School (HHS) received a $67,000 grant from the King County Sheriff’s Office to pay for a truancy mentor, athletic equipment and laptop computers, Highline Public Schools announced Thursday... [Read more]

UPDATE: Police find elderly female after search in Burien Wednesday

UPDATE: Police find elderly female after search in Burien Wednesday

UPDATE 12/11/13 2:30 p.m.: The King County Sheriff’s Office announced via Twitter that they had successfully found an elderly woman after performing an extensive search Wednesday, Dec. 11: @KC4x4SAR... [Read more]

Man shot and killed in White Center Wednesday morning

Man shot and killed in White Center Wednesday morning

King County Sheriff’s Officers have been searching for two suspects after a deadly shooting in White Center Wednesday morning (Nov. 27) around 2:15 a.m. Deputies arrived at the scene – near SW... [Read more]

VIDEO: Watch infrared video of recent police chase

VIDEO: Watch infrared video of recent police chase

Burien Police, with the assistance of the King County Sheriff’s Office, conducted a chase from Burien through White Center Friday night (Nov. 8), and captured it on infrared video. “One of... [Read more]

VIDEO: Watch police chase and stop a car on SR-509; Burien man arrested

VIDEO: Watch police chase and stop a car on SR-509; Burien man arrested

On Saturday night (Oct. 26), King County Sheriff’s deputies chased – and successfully stopped – a car on SR-509 after witnessing it traveling too slow and weaving across the roadway. “Believing... [Read more]

Police respond to man cutting himself at Heights at Burien Thursday

Police respond to man cutting himself at Heights at Burien Thursday

If you wondered what the police activity was at the Heights at Burien was Thursday afternoon, here’s what we’ve learned from the King County Sheriff’s Office: “Around 1250pm a 19-year... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Police seeking man who robbed same Key Bank twice in one week

PHOTOS: Police seeking man who robbed same Key Bank twice in one week

King County Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying this man, who they say robbed a Key Bank in the 17800 block of 1st Ave South of Burien (map below) twice in September: On... [Read more]

Key Bank on 1st Ave South robbed Monday; suspect at large

Key Bank on 1st Ave South robbed Monday; suspect at large

Normandy Park Police are reporting that their officers are assisting the King County Sheriff’s Office with a possible Bank Robbery at the Key Bank located at 17818 1st Ave South (map below) Monday... [Read more]

Two men shot in SeaTac early Thursday morning

Two men shot in SeaTac early Thursday morning

At about 1:12 a.m. Thursday morning (Sept. 19), the King County Sheriff’s Office received reports of multiple shots being fired in the 16700 block of 31st Ave South (map below), just east of International... [Read more]

BREAKING: Shooting near S. 133rd and 24th Ave S. in SeaTac Thursday

BREAKING: Shooting near S. 133rd and 24th Ave S. in SeaTac Thursday

If you’re seeing/hearing a lot of helicopter activity near South 133rd and 24th Ave South in SeaTac (map below) Thursday afternoon, it’s because of ongoing police activity regarding a suspect... [Read more]

Recognize this man? He robbed the Key Bank in White Center Friday afternoon

Recognize this man? He robbed the Key Bank in White Center Friday afternoon

The King County Sheriff’s Office wants our Readers to be on the lookout for this man, who they say robbed the Key Bank on 17th Ave SW in White Center (map below) Friday just before 3 p.m. (click... [Read more]

King County Sheriff’s 9-1-1 Citizen’s Academy will be Saturday, Sept. 28

King County Sheriff’s 9-1-1 Citizen’s Academy will be Saturday, Sept. 28

The King County Sheriff’s Office will be holding a 9-1-1- Citizen’s Academy on Saturday, Sept. 28, “for persons interested in a public safety dispatching career or community minded people... [Read more]

UPDATE: Hit & Run seriously injures young child in Burien Thursday night

UPDATE: Hit & Run seriously injures young child in Burien Thursday night

UPDATE FRIDAY 8/16/13: According to Detective Jason Stanley of the King County Sheriff’s Office, at about 8:25 p.m. Thursday night (Aug. 15), a family was exiting their car that was parked on the... [Read more]

CRIME: Windows shattered on several cars Wednesday; police have no leads

CRIME: Windows shattered on several cars Wednesday; police have no leads

The King County Sheriff’s Office is confirming what several BTB Readers told us – that at least five cars, possibly up to 12, had their windows shattered in the 13000 block of 12th Ave South (map... [Read more]

Here’s what the police activity was in North Highline Wednesday afternoon

Here’s what the police activity was in North Highline Wednesday afternoon

Several Readers alerted us to major police activity – including the Guardian One helicopter – in the North Highline area Wednesday afternoon (July 24), and according to Sgt. Cindi West of the King... [Read more]

UPDATE: Missing Renton man who used credit card in Burien FOUND

UPDATE: Missing Renton man who used credit card in Burien FOUND

UPDATE: Roy Thompson, the missing Renton man that was last seen in West Seattle Friday (July 12) has been located in Bellevue. “He is safe and has been reunited with his family,” said Sgt.... [Read more]

Police, Fire Department corner burglar suspect on roof of old King Buffet

Police, Fire Department corner burglar suspect on roof of old King Buffet

Burien Police, along with Guardian One and the Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department – which deployed a ladder truck – descended onto the old King Buffet at 149 SW 160th Street Thursday night (July... [Read more]

UPDATE: Deceased woman found in Seahurst Tuesday identified as 64-year old

UPDATE: Deceased woman found in Seahurst Tuesday identified as 64-year old

UPDATE 7/12/13: The elderly woman who was found deceased under a tree on Tuesday has been identified as a 64-year old Burien resident. Her identity has not yet been released, nor has the cause of death. PREVIOUSLY: The... [Read more]