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Bank robbery suspect taken into custody after stand-off with police

Bank robbery suspect taken into custody after stand-off with police

Photos courtesy Aaron Wells A suspect in the robbery of a Key Bank in White Center barricaded himself inside an apartment in North Burien Thursday afternoon (March 22), according to the King County... [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]

SWAT team successfully arrest warrant suspect holed up in Burien home Friday

SWAT team successfully arrest warrant suspect holed up in Burien home Friday

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that SWAT team mediators have successfully taken a warrant suspect into custody from a home near SW 116th and 15th Ave SW in Burien Friday afternoon... [Read more]

Burien Police & Sheriff’s SWAT Team recover guns, stolen property Wednesday

Burien Police & Sheriff’s SWAT Team recover guns, stolen property Wednesday

Early Wednesday morning (March 12), Burien detectives and the King County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team served a search warrant and recovered loaded guns and stolen property from an apartment in Tukwila,... [Read more]

CRIME: Major Police Turnout Near Olde/Lake Burien Tuesday Afternoon

CRIME: Major Police Turnout Near Olde/Lake Burien Tuesday Afternoon

Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer If you were near the Olde/Lake Burien neighborhood Tuesday afternoon (Feb. 21) between around 1:30 – 3 p.m., you may have wondered what all the police action was,... [Read more]

If You Saw Fire, Medic, Police & SWAT Near Lake Burien Sunday, Here’s Why…

If You Saw Fire, Medic, Police & SWAT Near Lake Burien Sunday, Here’s Why…

Sunday afternoon (June 13) around 4pm, we got a call from a friend who lives on Lake Burien, but who just happened to be out of town. She said that a neighbor called and told her there was a S.W.A.T. team... [Read more]

SWAT Team Busts Marijuana “Grow House” In Top Hat

SWAT Team Busts Marijuana “Grow House” In Top Hat

One man was arrested when a marijuana “grow house” operation was busted in the Top Hat neighborhood Friday morning, Jan. 22nd by Bellevue Police, working with the King County Sheriff’s... [Read more]

Man Busted Outside Burien Fred Meyer For Trying To Sell "Cop Killer" Guns

Man Busted Outside Burien Fred Meyer For Trying To Sell "Cop Killer" Guns

According to The Seattle P-I, a man was busted by Seattle SWAT officers on Jan. 7th outside the Burien Fred Meyer for allegedly trying to sell “cop killer” guns. The story alleges that the... [Read more]

Normandy Park Police To Conduct S.W.A.T. Training At Marvista Elementary School July 1st-3rd

Normandy Park Police To Conduct S.W.A.T. Training At Marvista Elementary School July 1st-3rd

According to a press release, the Normandy Park Police Department will be taking over Marvista Elementary School for some serious police training between Wed., July 1st and Fri., July 3rd, from 9am to... [Read more]