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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]

Dog attack in White Center injures 66-year old man

Dog attack in White Center injures 66-year old man

The King County Sheriff’s Office and Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) are investigating an overnight dog attack in unincorporated White Center which left a 66-year old man injured. Early... [Read more]

VIDEO: Detectives seeking public’s help finding Burien ‘take-over’ bank robbers

VIDEO: Detectives seeking public’s help finding Burien ‘take-over’ bank robbers

Detectives from the King County Sheriff’s Office, Seattle Police Department and the FBI’s Safe Streets Task Force are investigating a series of five armed ‘take-over’ bank robberies –... [Read more]

White Center burglary possibly related to earlier abduction attempt

White Center burglary possibly related to earlier abduction attempt

A residential burglary attempt of an occupied house occurred on Sunday night on the same street as an attempted abduction of a 3-year old child last week, and detectives believe it may be the same suspect... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help identifying suspect who robbed Burien bank

Police seeking public’s help identifying suspect who robbed Burien bank

The King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help identifying the man pictured below, who is suspected of committing a series of bank robberies – one of which occurred at Sterling... [Read more]

3-year old girl runs into road, gets struck by car in Burien Sunday

3-year old girl runs into road, gets struck by car in Burien Sunday

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a 3-year old Seattle girl (NOTE: earlier it was erroneously reported that she was 4) was struck by a car in Burien Sunday (June 9) after she broke... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Police seeking public’s help finding two Burien burglars

PHOTOS: Police seeking public’s help finding two Burien burglars

The King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in finding the two burglars pictured above (click image to see larger version). Police say that during the morning hours of May... [Read more]

Police stop results in chopper search, arrests in Burien Thursday night

Police stop results in chopper search, arrests in Burien Thursday night

We received numerous inquiries about police and chopper activity in the 14200 block of 8th Ave South in Burien Thursday night (May 30), and here’s what we have learned: According to Sgt. Cindi West... [Read more]

Deputy Martin ‘Marty’ Duran passes away after motorcycle accident; served area

Deputy Martin ‘Marty’ Duran passes away after motorcycle accident; served area

King County Sheriff’s Deputy Martin “Marty” Duran – who worked out of the Burien precinct – passed away at Tacoma General Hospital late Wednesday evening (May 22) from injuries sustained... [Read more]

Local heroes honored for rescuing boy from child abductor at Burien Albertson’s

Local heroes honored for rescuing boy from child abductor at Burien Albertson’s

At Monday night’s (May 20) city council meeting, Burien Police Chief Scott Kimerer honored some local heroes for intervening and successfully rescuing a 10-year old boy who was almost abducted at... [Read more]

VIDEO: Multi-vehicle accident at 8th Ave S. and S. 128 sends three to hospital

VIDEO: Multi-vehicle accident at 8th Ave S. and S. 128 sends three to hospital

Sgt. Cindi West of the King County Sheriff’s Office reports that a multiple-vehicle crash in Burien Monday night (May 13) involving a tow truck with a car and two other cars has sent three to area hospitals…

Burien Police assist in Des Moines, Kent drug bust

Burien Police assist in Des Moines, Kent drug bust

Burien Police assisted in a drug bust last Thursday (April 25) at homes in Des Moines and Kent that netted police 1/4 Kilo of cocaine and over $6,000 in cash. Detectives and TAC-30 from the King County... [Read more]

Massage Parlor/Prostitution Ring busted in Burien, SeaTac & Kent Thursday Night

Massage Parlor/Prostitution Ring busted in Burien, SeaTac & Kent Thursday Night

Detectives from the King County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Burien and SeaTac Police Departments, served search warrants on five area locations last night related to a lengthy prostitution investigation. The... [Read more]

Police Chase Ends in Fiery Head-On Crash in Boulevard Park Tuesday Night

Police Chase Ends in Fiery Head-On Crash in Boulevard Park Tuesday Night

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a Tuesday night police chase ended in a violent head-on car crash and fire in the Boulevard Park neighborhood. A deputy first spotted a reckless... [Read more]

Shooting Near Moshier Field Thursday Sends 18-Year Old Man to Harborview

Shooting Near Moshier Field Thursday Sends 18-Year Old Man to Harborview

Photo courtesy Sgt. Cindi West of King County Sheriff’s Office. Click image to see larger version. UPDATE 4/4/13 6:23 p.m.: A shooting near Moshier Field in Burien Thursday afternoon (April 4) has... [Read more]

WANTED: Homeless White Center Man Wanted on $1 Million Warrant for Arson

WANTED: Homeless White Center Man Wanted on $1 Million Warrant for Arson

The King County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding Hung Minh Pham, 45, wanted on a $1 million warrant for Arson, and reported to be homeless and hanging out in the... [Read more]