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Suspects flee from Burien Police undercover surveillance stop Wednesday

Suspects flee from Burien Police undercover surveillance stop Wednesday

Story & Photos by Aaron Wells Around 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21, Burien Police attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle that was under surveillance by undercover officers in the area... [Read more]

UPDATE: Police arrest suspect in connection with Sunday shooting death

UPDATE: Police arrest suspect in connection with Sunday shooting death

UPDATE March 21, 2018: A 45-year old male was arrested and booked for investigation of Murder 2 into King County Jail for the Sunday shooting death of a 56-year old male in the 13600 block of 1st Ave SW. Police... [Read more]

UPDATE: Victim of Sunday shooting in Burien has died

UPDATE: Victim of Sunday shooting in Burien has died

UPDATE: The victim of a shooting in Burien that happened on Sunday, March 18 has died, police said Tuesday afternoon. Police say that on Sunday morning just after 1 a.m., a motorist was driving on 1st... [Read more]

Possible road rage-related shooting results in large police search Monday

Possible road rage-related shooting results in large police search Monday

A possible road rage-related shooting occurred near the AM/PM Mini Market on Ambaum Blvd. SW and SW 136th Street in Burien late Monday afternoon. A large police turnout and search resulted, including the... [Read more]

Community Conversation on Burien Police Services & Leadership is Wed.

Community Conversation on Burien Police Services & Leadership is Wed.

Join City Manager Brian Wilson and City staff for a community conversation about how the police department can best serve our community this Wednesday, March 21, from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Burien Community... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Armed & dangerous’ wanted man has been arrested

UPDATE: ‘Armed & dangerous’ wanted man has been arrested

UPDATE: On Sunday (March 18) just after 2 p.m., a Metro Bus driver called 911 to report he had just seen Isaiah Wisherd – a 20-year old wanted man considered ‘armed & dangerous’ –... [Read more]

Shooting in Burien early Sunday sends one to Harborview in critical condition

Shooting in Burien early Sunday sends one to Harborview in critical condition

A shooting in Burien near the 13600 block of 1st Ave South (map below) early Sunday morning (March 18) sent one to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition. One person on the scene said that CPR... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help finding armed & dangerous wanted man

Police seeking public’s help finding armed & dangerous wanted man

The King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help locating Isaiah Wisherd, 20, a dangerous wanted man in King County. Police say that Wisherd has multiple warrants for his arrest,... [Read more]

Discuss police at Coffee with City Manager Brian Wilson on Wed., March 28

Discuss police at Coffee with City Manager Brian Wilson on Wed., March 28

Join Burien City Manager Brian Wilson for coffee and conversation on Wednesday, March 28, to talk about how the City’s police department and leadership can best serve our community. This open event... [Read more]

Washington State Patrol seeking witnesses to road rage incident on SR 509

Washington State Patrol seeking witnesses to road rage incident on SR 509

The Washington State Patrol is seeking witnesses to a road rage/assault incident that occurred Thursday, March 15 on southbound SR 509 near the exit to S. 188th in SeaTac. Troopers say that at approximately... [Read more]

Burien Police stop, arrest felony warrant suspect wanted by Seattle P.D.

Burien Police stop, arrest felony warrant suspect wanted by Seattle P.D.

Courtesy Photographer Aaron Wells come these photos, showing Burien Police & King County Sheriff’s Officers performing a felony stop in the 13400 block of 10th Ave S. of a suspect wanted by Seattle... [Read more]

City Manager seeks community feedback on Police Services & Leadership

City Manager seeks community feedback on Police Services & Leadership

The City of Burien will be hosting a series of public meetings, as well as online opportunities to gather community feedback on police services in Burien – and they’re seeking public feedback. By... [Read more]

Burien man busted for shining laser on aircraft, police chopper Tues. night

Burien man busted for shining laser on aircraft, police chopper Tues. night

A 29-year old Burien man was arrested Tuesday night (March 13) after pointing a green laser at inbound commercial flights at Sea-Tac Airport as well as at King County Sheriff’s Helicopter, Guardian 1.... [Read more]

VIDEOS: Wild police chase ends after high speed pursuit through south end

VIDEOS: Wild police chase ends after high speed pursuit through south end

From our sister site iLoveKent.net: On Tuesday, March 13, a high speed police chase that started in Tukwila ended in Auburn after a dangerous, 30-minute pursuit on slick roads. Police started pursuing... [Read more]

SCAM ALERT: Police warning residents about telephone kidnapping scam

SCAM ALERT: Police warning residents about telephone kidnapping scam

In a span of four days a new scam has surfaced, and the King County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents not to fall for it. Scammers are calling parents and telling them their children have been... [Read more]

King County Sheriff’s Office seizes over 7,600 illegal marijuana plants

King County Sheriff’s Office seizes over 7,600 illegal marijuana plants

From our sister site iLoveKent.net: The King County Sheriff’s Office seized over 7,600 marijuana plants and arrested 10 people in a two-day sting operation last week in Kent, Renton, Federal Way,... [Read more]

Police arrest man for shooting gun in Seahurst Park ‘because it was fun’

Police arrest man for shooting gun in Seahurst Park ‘because it was fun’

Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 23-year old male for illegal discharge from a handgun as well as reckless endangerment for firing shots in Seahurst Park recently. Police say... [Read more]

Suspect arrested minutes after robbing Chase Bank in Burien Sat. morning

Suspect arrested minutes after robbing Chase Bank in Burien Sat. morning

Saturday morning (Mar. 3) shortly before 11 a.m., Burien Police / King County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a bank robbery suspect just minutes after he robbed the Chase Bank on SW 150th Street... [Read more]

Series of assaults and robberies hit Burien Saturday night

Series of assaults and robberies hit Burien Saturday night

Story & Photos by Aaron Wells A series of assaults and robberies occurred throughout the Burien area into late Saturday (Feb. 24) including an assault shortly before 11 p.m. at a bus stop on 1st... [Read more]

Vehicle prowl suspect taken into custody after big search in Burien Sun. night

Vehicle prowl suspect taken into custody after big search in Burien Sun. night

If you saw or heard a lot of police activity in/near Burien’s Gregory Heights neighborhood Sunday night (Feb. 25), it was likely a big response by Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Officers... [Read more]

Kent Police arrest suspect in Bikini Barista sexual assault

Kent Police arrest suspect in Bikini Barista sexual assault

From our sister site iLoveKent.net: Kent Police made an arrest Wednesday morning (Feb. 21), after receiving multiple tips identifying the suspect involved in Tuesday’s early morning bikini barista... [Read more]

Police serve warrant, find suspect hiding in attic crawlspace, buried in insulation

Police serve warrant, find suspect hiding in attic crawlspace, buried in insulation

If you saw or heard police and SWAT team type activity near SW 128th Street & 6th Ave SW in Burien (map below) on Saturday, Feb. 17, the King County Sheriff’s Office says they were serving a... [Read more]

Police seize over 1700 illegal pot plants in raids in Burien and Seattle

Police seize over 1700 illegal pot plants in raids in Burien and Seattle

The Seattle Police Department seized 1,751 marijuana plants with an estimated value of more than $1.7 million dollars, along with 247 pounds of processed marijuana worth nearly $500,000, after serving... [Read more]

Police track stolen car, use K-9 & helicopter to find and arrest suspect

Police track stolen car, use K-9 & helicopter to find and arrest suspect

Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office are reporting that on Friday, Jan. 26, just after midnight, a deputy on patrol ran a license plate on a 1996 Honda Accord and it came back stolen. Police... [Read more]