robbery Section

A complex crime chronicle of two stolen black Chevys & an attempted robbery

A complex crime chronicle of two stolen black Chevys & an attempted robbery

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following chronicle of stolen Chevys, attempted robbery, police pursuits and more in the Burien/SeaTac/Des Moines area was one of the more complex (and at times confusing) crime... [Read more]

Walgreens Pharmacy in Burien robbed Monday night; two suspects arrested

Walgreens Pharmacy in Burien robbed Monday night; two suspects arrested

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that the Walgreens Pharmacy located at SW 148th and Ambaum (map below) was robbed Monday night, April 10. Police say they received a 9-1-1 call at about... [Read more]

Thief tries to steal from Auto Zone; gets head examined, then is trespassed

Thief tries to steal from Auto Zone; gets head examined, then is trespassed

Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday (April 2) responded to the Auto Zone in the Burien Plaza at 120 SW 148th Street about reports of a man who had attempted to steal some items. The... [Read more]

Police seeking witnesses in $400,000 diamond robbery in SeaTac Tuesday

Police seeking witnesses in $400,000 diamond robbery in SeaTac Tuesday

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: King County Sheriff’s detectives are trying to locate anyone who witnessed a robbery in SeaTac on Tuesday (Oct. 25) around noon. Police say that the victims are... [Read more]

CRIME: Robber steals generator from Three Tree Point home Wed. morning

CRIME: Robber steals generator from Three Tree Point home Wed. morning

A brazen robber stole a generator from Three Tree Point resident Fred Feiertag’s home in broad daylight on Wednesday morning (May 11). The stolen generator was a Honda EU 3000is model valued around... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help identifying White Center armed robbery suspect

Police seeking public’s help identifying White Center armed robbery suspect

The King County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to identify the person responsible for an armed robbery at a gas station on Roxbury Street in White Center on Tuesday, Feb. 2: The suspect is described... [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]

Woman attacked, beaten and robbed after watching Seahawks game in Burien

Woman attacked, beaten and robbed after watching Seahawks game in Burien

A 30-year old Kent woman was attacked, beaten and robbed after watching a Seahawks game at Elliott Bay Brewery in Burien on Thursday night, Oct. 22. Police say that on Thursday at around 8:30 p.m., a... [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 seeking help solving recent break-in/robbery at new ‘Snack Gyro’ restaurant

Police seeking help solving recent break-in/robbery at new ‘Snack Gyro’ restaurant

Sometime between Monday night (March 9) and Tuesday morning (March 10), the new restaurant we recently wrote about (read ‘Johnny Restaurant’s review here) ‘Snack Gyro’ was broken... [Read more]

Man, Woman robbed of cell phone on Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien Wednesday

Man, Woman robbed of cell phone on Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien Wednesday

Police say that on Wednesday (Jan. 14) afternoon around 2:15 p.m., a male and a female (both adults) assaulted a male and female (both adults), and stole a cell phone from one of them on Ambaum Blvd.... [Read more]

Man arrested after tense stand-off at Big 5 store in Burien Tuesday

Man arrested after tense stand-off at Big 5 store in Burien Tuesday

http://youtu.be/xTAP-QzH_rQ After a very tense four+-hour stand-off, the King County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man at Big 5 Sporting Goods on SW 148th Street Tuesday morning (Dec. 2) after... [Read more]

Armed Robber hits Papa John’s at Normandy Park Towne Center Fri. night

Armed Robber hits Papa John’s at Normandy Park Towne Center Fri. night

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: The Normandy Park Police Department is reporting that around 11 p.m. on Friday night (Nov. 21), Officer Norris and Reserve Officer McBride were dispatched to... [Read more]

Masked intruders force way into Burien home, attack occupant Monday morning

Masked intruders force way into Burien home, attack occupant Monday morning

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that at least two masked, unknown suspects forced their way into a Burien residence on Military Road South near 118th Street, and demanded valuables... [Read more]

Umpqua Bank in Burien robbed; female suspect arrested

Umpqua Bank in Burien robbed; female suspect arrested

Wednesday afternoon (Aug. 27) around 12:25 p.m., a female suspect robbed the Umpqua Bank in the 200 block of SW 152nd Street. “Thanks to good suspect and a vehicle descriptions from witnesses, one... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Police seeking man who robbed same Key Bank twice in one week

PHOTOS: Police seeking man who robbed same Key Bank twice in one week

King County Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying this man, who they say robbed a Key Bank in the 17800 block of 1st Ave South of Burien (map below) twice in September: On... [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]

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]

Is a ‘Lipstick Kisser’ Prowler Kissing His Way Through a Burien Neighborhood?

Is a ‘Lipstick Kisser’ Prowler Kissing His Way Through a Burien Neighborhood?

It’s not quite a romantic Valentine gesture, but according to posts on a neighborhood Facebook Page, a ‘Lipstick Kisser’ may kissing his way through Burien’s Shorewood on the Sound... [Read more]

Here’s what all the Police Activity was around Moshier Field Wednesday Night

Here’s what all the Police Activity was around Moshier Field Wednesday Night

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting what all the police activity was around Moshier Field in Burien Wednesday night (Jan. 23) – they were searching for a burglary suspect after a residence... [Read more]

Detectives Searching for Wig-Wearing Suspect(s) in Multiple Burien Robberies

Detectives Searching for Wig-Wearing Suspect(s) in Multiple Burien Robberies

[EDITOR’S NOTE: We will be adding surveillance video to this post shortly, so check back again soon.] The King County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect(s)... [Read more]

UPDATE: Woman Raped, Man Assaulted During Home Invasion Monday Night

UPDATE: Woman Raped, Man Assaulted During Home Invasion Monday Night

UPDATE TUESDAY, NOV. 12, 2012 2:30 p.m.: The King County Sheriff’s Office released some updated information on the home invasion robbery, assault and rape that happened Monday night, Nov. 11: A man... [Read more]

SEATAC BLOG: Vehicle Theft Leads to Arrest of Pilot in SeaTac Saturday Night

SEATAC BLOG: Vehicle Theft Leads to Arrest of Pilot in SeaTac Saturday Night

A 43-year old Oklahoma man, who police learned was a pilot who was supposed to fly a commercial plane from Seattle to Japan on Sunday morning, was arrested in SeaTac Saturday night (Nov. 3) after stealing... [Read more]

Burien Key Bank Robbed Monday; Suspect Escapes on Foot

Burien Key Bank Robbed Monday; Suspect Escapes on Foot

The King County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed what many BTB Readers and Facebook Fans told us this afternoon – the Key Bank located in the 17800 block of First Ave South in Normandy Park Burien... [Read more]