Police Section

UPDATE: Victim in fatal August truck rollover was not driving at the time

UPDATE: Victim in fatal August truck rollover was not driving at the time

As many of our Readers may recall, in late August we reported about a tragic truck rollover on the southbound/S. 188th Street exit of SR 509 that resulted in a fatality. The Washington State Patrol at... [Read more]

Man arrested in connection to death of 2-year old boy in SeaTac Sunday

Man arrested in connection to death of 2-year old boy in SeaTac Sunday

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: Police arrested a 24-year old man Wednesday night (Dec. 6) in connection to the death of a 2-year old boy in SeaTac last Sunday. Police say that on Sunday, Dec. 3,... [Read more]

Upset customer brandishes gun at Taco Bell drive-through in White Center

Upset customer brandishes gun at Taco Bell drive-through in White Center

From our sister site The White Center Blog: The King County Sheriff’s Office says that an upset customer brandished a handgun at the Taco Bell drive-through in White Center Sunday night, Dec. 3. Police... [Read more]

UPDATE: Missing 40-year old woman has been FOUND

UPDATE: Missing 40-year old woman has been FOUND

UPDATE Dec. 5, 2017 3:45 p.m.: Chantae Leahy, the missing 40-year old woman, has been located in Lacey by the Lacey Police Department. She is said to be in good health. PREVIOUSLY: The King County Sheriff’s... [Read more]

Public’s help sought finding stolen U-Haul with $1 million in band equipment

Public’s help sought finding stolen U-Haul with $1 million in band equipment

King County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help locating a U-Haul van that was stolen from a hotel parking lot in SeaTac containing over $1 million in musical equipment. The van... [Read more]

UPDATE: Arrest made in Friday’s fatal shooting of Burien man in White Center

UPDATE: Arrest made in Friday’s fatal shooting of Burien man in White Center

From our sister site The White Center Blog: King County Sheriff’s Office Detectives have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of a 27-year old Burien man that took place near SW 96th Street and 15th... [Read more]

Two shot, one killed at party in Burien Fri.; 2nd fatal shooting in White Center

Two shot, one killed at party in Burien Fri.; 2nd fatal shooting in White Center

Photos by Aaron Wells Burien Police responded to a report of a shooting Friday night (Nov. 10), and found two men shot. One of the men died at the scene, the other was taken to Harborview with a... [Read more]

Washington State Patrol seeking witnesses to recent car shooting on SR 518

Washington State Patrol seeking witnesses to recent car shooting on SR 518

The Washington State Patrol is seeking witnesses who may have seen a vehicle being shot at around 9:30 p.m. on Nov. 1 on westbound SR 518 near Des Moines Memorial Drive while driving into Burien. WSP troopers... [Read more]

Burien Police nab drivers of car with stolen plates in Olde Burien Tuesday night

Burien Police nab drivers of car with stolen plates in Olde Burien Tuesday night

If you’re wondering what all the police activity was on/near SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien Tuesday night (Nov. 7), Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office reports that it was because deputies... [Read more]

Detectives seeking public’s help identifying White Center robbery suspects

Detectives seeking public’s help identifying White Center robbery 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 robbed a man at gun point last month in White Center. Shortly... [Read more]

Abandoned, running stolen vehicle results in large police response Monday night

Abandoned, running stolen vehicle results in large police response Monday night

If you wondered what the large police turnout was in the Gregory Heights neighborhood Monday night (Oct. 30), Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office are reporting that a Deputy ran the license... [Read more]

Burien Police arrest man for running over campaign signs in resident’s yard

Burien Police arrest man for running over campaign signs in resident’s yard

The Burien Police Department is reporting that they have arrested a local man for running over campaign signs in another resident’s front yard. Officers were able to locate and arrest the owner... [Read more]

PHOTO: Recognize this guy? Package thief caught on camera in Seahurst

PHOTO: Recognize this guy? Package thief caught on camera in Seahurst

Recognize this package thief? He was caught on camera below stealing from a home in Burien’s Seahurst nighborhood (click image to view larger version): This theft occurred on Wednesday, Oct. 25,... [Read more]

Got drugs? National Take-Back Prescription Drug Event is Saturday

Got drugs? National Take-Back Prescription Drug Event is Saturday

The community is invited to bring prescription drugs (and any other drug) to the National Take-Back Prescription Drug Event this Saturday, Oct. 28 to dispose of them safely. The program is designed to... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s ‘Business Watch’ safety meeting will be Tuesday, Oct. 17

Discover Burien’s ‘Business Watch’ safety meeting will be Tuesday, Oct. 17

Discover Burien will be holding its quarterly ‘Business Watch’ meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 17, from 6 – 7 p.m. at their office in downtown Burien. “Meet with local law enforcement and... [Read more]

Three gun-toting suspects rob woman of purse in Burien Wednesday morning

Three gun-toting suspects rob woman of purse in Burien Wednesday morning

Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office reports that three suspects used a gun to rob a woman of her purse in the area of SW 142nd Street and 4th Ave SW (map below) just after 11 a.m. Wednesday... [Read more]

Burien Police/Sheriff’s Detectives seize guns, drugs, and stolen liquor at residence

Burien Police/Sheriff’s Detectives seize guns, drugs, and stolen liquor at residence

As part of an ongoing investigation, Burien/King County Sheriff’s Detectives served a search warrant on a residence in the 17400 block of Ambaum Blvd. S. (map below). Inside they found 16 firearms... [Read more]

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ this Wednesday, Oct. 4 at Starbucks on SW 148th

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ this Wednesday, Oct. 4 at Starbucks on SW 148th

No agenda. No speeches. Just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns, and get to know your local Burien Police Department. It’s ‘Coffee with a Cop’ this Wednesday, Oct. 4, from 8... [Read more]

Burien man arrested for homicide after fight leads to another man’s death

Burien man arrested for homicide after fight leads to another man’s death

A Burien man was arrested and booked into jail after a physical fight on Sunday, Sept. 24 lead to another man’s death. The King County Sheriff’s Office says that just before 9:30 p.m. on Sunday,... [Read more]

King County Sheriff’s Office simplifies Miranda warnings for juveniles

King County Sheriff’s Office simplifies Miranda warnings for juveniles

The King County Sheriff’s Office – which contracts with Burien for police services – announced that it plans to simplify Miranda warnings for juveniles. Here’s more from the KCSO: Researchers... [Read more]

‘Sting’ operation (not what you think) as car vandals arrested in Burien Thurs.

‘Sting’ operation (not what you think) as car vandals arrested in Burien Thurs.

Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that two teen males were caught early Thursday (Sept. 21) – and stung (along with a cop) – after disturbing a wasp’s nest at/near... [Read more]

Seattle Police arrest Burien woman in connection with fatal W. Seattle shooting

Seattle Police arrest Burien woman in connection with fatal W. Seattle shooting

Seattle Police Detectives arrested a 21-year-old female Wednesday morning (Sept. 20) in Burien, wanted in connection for the fatal shooting of a man in West Seattle Tuesday night. After being interviewed... [Read more]

Man points gun, threatens woman in Burien apartment early Wednesday

Man points gun, threatens woman in Burien apartment early Wednesday

Photo courtesy Aaron Wells Photography Burien Police responded to a reported domestic assault involving a firearm at the View Ridge apartments in the 100 block of SW 155th Street of Burin shortly after... [Read more]

Here’s why the Sheriff’s Guardian One helicopter was over Burien Wednesday

Here’s why the Sheriff’s Guardian One helicopter was over Burien Wednesday

If you heard and/or saw the King County Sheriff’s Office Guardian One helicopter over parts of Burien on Wednesday, Sept. 13, police tell us it’s because they had a call of a dispute between... [Read more]