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VIDEO: Guardian One tracks, finds suspect wanted for stolen vehicle Tuesday

VIDEO: Guardian One tracks, finds suspect wanted for stolen vehicle Tuesday

On Tuesday, Jan. 19, the King County Sheriff’s Office tracked and arrested a man wanted for a stolen vehicle near the 14200 block of 8th Ave South in Burien (map below). Police found the stolen car... [Read more]

Detectives need help identifying deceased woman found off Vashon Island

Detectives need help identifying deceased woman found off Vashon Island

King County Sheriff’s Office detectives are trying to identify a woman whose body was found in Puget Sound near Vashon Island on Friday afternoon, Jan. 15. Police say that just before 1:30 p.m. on Friday,... [Read more]

UPDATE: Man found fatally shot at apartment complex in Burien Friday

UPDATE: Man found fatally shot at apartment complex in Burien Friday

UPDATE 10 p.m. 1/8/16: Just after 4 p.m. on Friday (Jan. 8), Burien Police responded to a report of a shooting at the Heights at Burien apartment complex in the 13700 block of 12th Ave SW. Witnesses heard... [Read more]

Man run over TWICE after suspect tries to steal girlfriend’s car in Burien Thursday

Man run over TWICE after suspect tries to steal girlfriend’s car in Burien Thursday

Photos courtesy King County Sheriff’s Office. The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that 47-year old man will be spending New Year’s Eve in Harborview, after he was run over... [Read more]

UPDATE: More photos & details on the Fedora hat-wearing robbery suspect

UPDATE: More photos & details on the Fedora hat-wearing robbery suspect

UPDATE WED, 12/30/15: King County Sheriff’s Detectives are still trying to identify the Fedora hat-wearing man pictured below, who police say robbed a convenience store in the 17900 block of 1st... [Read more]

Grenade found near McMicken Heights Elementary School turns out to be dud

Grenade found near McMicken Heights Elementary School turns out to be dud

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: Police say a grenade was found in the white box just left of a traffic cone on the sidewalk in the center of the photo. A grenade was found in a box near McMicken... [Read more]

King County Sheriff’s Officer helps burglary victims have a Merry Christmas

King County Sheriff’s Officer helps burglary victims have a Merry Christmas

On Dec. 2, 2015, King County Sheriff’s Officer MPO White responded to a burglary call in the Boulevard Park area, near S. 112 and 1st Ave South.  White investigated the burglary, but there were... [Read more]

CRIME UPDATE: Domestic assault, car jacking at Fred Meyer & more police activity

CRIME UPDATE: Domestic assault, car jacking at Fred Meyer & more police activity

We often get inquiries from Readers about police activity in Burien, so here’s an update for incidents that happened this week: THURSDAY, DEC. 10, 2015: CAR VS PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT: A 68-year old... [Read more]

Pedestrian hit by car in Burien Thursday night

Pedestrian hit by car in Burien Thursday night

A pedestrian was hit by a car at SW 117th Street and 12th Ave SW (map below) in Burien Thursday night, and is apparently fighting for his life in the hospital. Police and EMTs responded to the scene just... [Read more]

SWAT team responds to home in Shorewood Sunday, finds suicide victim

SWAT team responds to home in Shorewood Sunday, finds suicide victim

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that Sunday night (Dec. 6), a SWAT team discovered a tragic scene – a man had shot himself inside his home in the Shorewood neighborhood of Burien. Police... [Read more]

UPDATE: Crime Stoppers offering $1,000 reward for return of missing police rifle

UPDATE: Crime Stoppers offering $1,000 reward for return of missing police rifle

The missing semi-automatic rifle is similar to this AR-15 (NOTE: this is not the actual missing rifle). UPDATE: Crime Stoppers is now offering a $1,000 reward for return of a missing semi-automatic rifle,... [Read more]

Burien Police seeking public’s help locating missing semi-automatic rifle

Burien Police seeking public’s help locating missing semi-automatic rifle

The missing semi-automatic rifle is similar to this AR-15 (NOTE: this is not the actual missing rifle). The Burien Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating a semi-automatic rifle that... [Read more]

Police helicopter helps search for female burglar in Burien Wed. morning

Police helicopter helps search for female burglar in Burien Wed. morning

If you’re wondering why the King County Sheriff’s Office Guardian One helicopter was hovering over Burien’s Gregory Heights neighborhood Wednesday morning (Nov. 25), here’s what... [Read more]

Police seeking help identifying White Center stabbing suspects

Police seeking help identifying White Center stabbing 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 attacked and stabbed another man in White Center on Sunday... [Read more]

Burien Police cruiser crashes into car Sunday night

Burien Police cruiser crashes into car Sunday night

Photos courtesy King County Sheriff’s Office. Around 8:10 p.m. Sunday night (Oct. 11), a Burien Police Department cruiser was southbound on 1st Ave South with lights and siren on, en route to back... [Read more]

VIDEO: Watch Sheriff helicopter footage as car thieves get caught in Burien

VIDEO: Watch Sheriff helicopter footage as car thieves get caught in Burien

The King County Sheriff’s Office released the following infrared video shot from its Guardian One helicopter, showing the scene as five car theft suspects were tracked down and arrested after crashing... [Read more]

Police use Tactical Team to talk burglar out of Burien church Thursday

Police use Tactical Team to talk burglar out of Burien church Thursday

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that on Thursday (Sept. 10), they were called to a church at about 11:15 a.m. near the 12400 block of Des Moines Memorial Drive (map below). Police... [Read more]

Confrontation between two men leads to shooting in Burien Tuesday night

Confrontation between two men leads to shooting in Burien Tuesday night

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that there was a shooting in the 12800 block of 4th Ave South (map below) in Burien Tuesday evening around 6:30 p.m. “There was a confrontation... [Read more]

VIDEO: Bank robbed in Burien, 3 suspects arrested

VIDEO: Bank robbed in Burien, 3 suspects arrested

A bank in the 17800 block of 1st Ave South was robbed just after 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, and the King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that three suspects were arrested at 1:22 p.m. Police... [Read more]

Police seek help finding truck that may be related to body found in SeaTac park

Police seek help finding truck that may be related to body found in SeaTac park

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: The King County Sheriff’s Office announced Sunday (Aug. 16) that they are seeking the public’s help finding a pickup truck that may be related to the body... [Read more]

Driver arrested after running from scene of fatal crash on Ambaum Blvd. SW

Driver arrested after running from scene of fatal crash on Ambaum Blvd. SW

Photos courtesy King County Sheriff’s Office The driver of a car that slammed into a jersey barrier – and killed a passenger – on Ambaum Blvd. SW near SW 119th Street was arrested after running... [Read more]

UPDATE: Police seeking help finding info about body found in duffle bag Monday

UPDATE: Police seeking help finding info about body found in duffle bag Monday

UPDATE: The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a body was found in a duffle bag near an apartment complex located at S. 204th Street and 30th Ave S. in SeaTac Monday morning (July 27)... [Read more]

Burien Arts Gallery broken into early Thursday morning

Burien Arts Gallery broken into early Thursday morning

EDITOR’S NOTE: This post was updated with a quote and donation info on Friday, July 24, 2015. Anthony from Novus in Burien replaced the broken windows Thursday, July 23. The Burien Arts Gallery... [Read more]