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SCAM ALERT: Sheriff’s Office says ‘Do not be fooled by the Jury Duty SCAM!’

SCAM ALERT: Sheriff’s Office says ‘Do not be fooled by the Jury Duty SCAM!’

The King County Sheriff’s Office wants to warn residents of a telephone scam that has been occurring in the Seattle area over the last couple of years. Police warn that someone may call you and identify... [Read more]

Domestic violence call results in major police response/search Monday night

Domestic violence call results in major police response/search Monday night

On Monday night (July 25) the King County Sheriff’s Office – along with other local police – had a major response at the Sunrise Terrace condominium complex located in the Glendale neighborhood... [Read more]

JOB: Make a difference in someone’s life – become a 9-1-1 Operator

JOB: Make a difference in someone’s life – become a 9-1-1 Operator

If you want to make a difference in someone’s life and your community the King County Sheriff’s Office may have the career for you – they are accepting applications for 9-1-1 Communication Specialists.  This... [Read more]

Man found dead in car in SeaTac Wednesday morning

Man found dead in car in SeaTac Wednesday morning

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a man was found dead in SeaTac Wednesday morning, July 6, with at least one gunshot wound. The body was found... [Read more]

Two shot – including pregnant Burien woman – after 4th of July altercation

Two shot – including pregnant Burien woman – after 4th of July altercation

Monday night (July 4) around 11:30 p.m. King County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of two women shot near S. 112th St. and 1st Ave S. (map below). Police say that the women were with a group... [Read more]

Police seek public’s help finding 29-year old Swiss woman, last seen in SeaTac

Police seek public’s help finding 29-year old Swiss woman, last seen in SeaTac

The King County Sheriff’s Office wants everyone to be on the lookout for Maja Franziska Brandli, 29, last seen on June 19 at Sea-Tac Airport. Maja (pronounced ‘Maya‘) – who is from Switzerland... [Read more]

Helicopter over area, police search for suspect in N. Burien/White Center

Helicopter over area, police search for suspect in N. Burien/White Center

If you’ve heard/seen police activity – including the King County Sheriff’s Office Guardian One helicopter – in the White Center/North Burien area Wednesday evening (June 29), police say... [Read more]

Former Burien Mayor turned police officer seriously injured in accident; fundraiser started

Former Burien Mayor turned police officer seriously injured in accident; fundraiser started

Sgt. Wing Woo – who served as Mayor of Burien from 2002-2003 – was involved in a tragic accident this week while vacationing with his family in Maui. Reports are that Woo and his 14-year old son... [Read more]

Woman stabbed in Burien Saturday afternoon; teenage girl taken into custody

Woman stabbed in Burien Saturday afternoon; teenage girl taken into custody

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a woman was found stabbed near S. 120th and Des Moines Memorial Drive (map below) on Saturday (June 25) around 5 p.m. The victim was taken to Harborview... [Read more]

PODCAST: Gunshot puts campus into ‘Shelter-in-Place’ mode; Jack Mayne…

PODCAST: Gunshot puts campus into ‘Shelter-in-Place’ mode; Jack Mayne…

Here’s episode #57 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Inquest ordered into fatal May 4 police shooting in Burien of Cayce A. DiTullio

Inquest ordered into fatal May 4 police shooting in Burien of Cayce A. DiTullio

King County Executive Dow Constantine on Thursday (June 16) ordered an inquest into the fatal shooting of Cayce A. DiTullio by King County Sheriff’s Office deputies on May 4 in Burien (read our previous... [Read more]

SCAM ALERT: Police, residents warn of telephone scammers posing as IRS agents

SCAM ALERT: Police, residents warn of telephone scammers posing as IRS agents

The King County Sheriff’s Office, along with numerous residents (including us!) are warning of recent telephone scams where bad-acting fraudsters are posing as IRS agents and actually threatening... [Read more]

UPDATE: Missing, elderly woman last seen in Burien has been FOUND

UPDATE: Missing, elderly woman last seen in Burien has been FOUND

UPDATE JUNE 15, 2016 9:15 a.m.: UPDATE TO MISSING: Mrs. Terada has been found thanks for all the help — KingcosoPIO (@kingcosoPIO) June 15, 2016 PREVIOUSLY: The King County Sheriff’s Office... [Read more]

Burien Police Department busts drug house near skate park Friday

Burien Police Department busts drug house near skate park Friday

The Burien Police Department announced that officers busted a drug house on Friday (June 10), which was located near the skatepark at SW 144th Street and 4th Ave SW (map below). Police say that after... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Crash of stolen car knocks out power, closes Ambaum Thurs.

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Crash of stolen car knocks out power, closes Ambaum Thurs.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This post was updated with new photos and video at 4:30 p.m. May 26, 2016: Photos & Videos courtesy William Rowley Photo by Shirley Holden Chartraw Silvernale The King... [Read more]

Police arrest ‘most wanted’ federal fugitive Edward Porta at local hotel Wednesday

Police arrest ‘most wanted’ federal fugitive Edward Porta at local hotel Wednesday

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: SeaTac Police officers arrested ‘most wanted’ federal fugitive Edward Porta (mugshot pictured, left) at a local hotel on Wednesday, May 25. Police say... [Read more]

VIDEOS: Recognize this vandal? He smashed windows at a business Saturday

VIDEOS: Recognize this vandal? He smashed windows at a business Saturday

On Saturday morning, May 21, a vandal caused $4–$5,000 worth of damage to the Color Printing Systems building at 15106 10th Ave SW near Olde Burien. A male suspect smashed several windows in the building, as... [Read more]

UPDATE: 15-year old Burien girl arrested for crash that left 2 in critical condition

UPDATE: 15-year old Burien girl arrested for crash that left 2 in critical condition

Photo courtesy Kent Fire RFA A 15-year old Burien girl is under arrest – and has been booked into the Youth Services Center for Vehicular Assault – after a crash in SeaTac Monday night (May 23) that... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Police search for ‘felony suspect’ near Lakewood Park Friday night

PHOTOS: Police search for ‘felony suspect’ near Lakewood Park Friday night

Deputies from the King County Sheriff’s Office, including Burien Police and K-9, spent several hours Friday night (May 20) searching the Lakewood Park area for what a law enforcement source described... [Read more]

PODCAST: 17-year old boy shot; pot store moratorium; Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: 17-year old boy shot; pot store moratorium; Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #52 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

17-year old boy shot in chest in Burien early Thursday morning

17-year old boy shot in chest in Burien early Thursday morning

The King County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting of a 17-year old male in the chest early Thursday morning (May 19) near an apartment complex in Burien. The victim was rushed to Harborview... [Read more]

Police pursuit of carjacking suspect ends in crash in Burien Tuesday night

Police pursuit of carjacking suspect ends in crash in Burien Tuesday night

UPDATE: This post was revised at 9:45 p.m. 5/17/16 with the correct location: The Burien Police Department is reporting that a pursuit of a carjacking suspect ended in a crash at S. 136th Street and 4th... [Read more]

Recognize these 2 young men? They stole a golf cart from Boulevard Park Place

Recognize these 2 young men? They stole a golf cart from Boulevard Park Place

A golf cart was stolen from Boulevard Park Place Retirement Community on Wednesday night, May 11, and owners suspect it was by the two young men pictured in the surveillance photo above. “We have... [Read more]