theft Section

Young thieves rescued after overturning stolen kayak at Three Tree Point Monday

Young thieves rescued after overturning stolen kayak at Three Tree Point Monday

A bit of excitement in Burien’s Three Tree Point Monday night (June 5), as two underage boys (13 & 17 years old) stole a one-man kayak from one neighbor and oars from another, then jumped down... [Read more]

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]

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]

Burien Police recover stolen car Monday night; two male suspects escape

Burien Police recover stolen car Monday night; two male suspects escape

Photos by Aaron Wells www.aaronwellsphotography.com Burien Police recovered a stolen vehicle on SW 112th Street and 1st Ave. South in Burien shortly before 10 p.m. on Monday night, March 6. Police told... [Read more]

Reward offered for passport stolen from truck in Olde Burien Friday night

Reward offered for passport stolen from truck in Olde Burien Friday night

From resident John White: ​David White parked his truck next to the Masonic temple Friday evening (Feb. 10) and walked to the 909 for dinner. He returned to his truck after dinner to find his back window... [Read more]

STOLEN: Two snowmobiles and a trailer stolen from Burien driveway

STOLEN: Two snowmobiles and a trailer stolen from Burien driveway

STOLEN: Two snowmobiles and a trailer were stolen out of a driveway in Burien on Dec. 11, near the intersection of SW 116th Street and 18 Ave SW (map below). “The police have found the two people... [Read more]

STOLEN: Honda Accord, stolen in Burien on Tuesday, Dec. 20

STOLEN: Honda Accord, stolen in Burien on Tuesday, Dec. 20

A 1996 Maroon Honda Accord was stolen from near the County Squire Apartment complex (11209 Des Moines Memorial Drive; map below) in Burien on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016. Burien Police have been notified (the... [Read more]

Is this knife yours? Washington State Patrol seeking owners of stolen property

Is this knife yours? Washington State Patrol seeking owners of stolen property

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) Auto Theft Detectives are seeking anyone that recognizes stolen items shown in the photographs below. Troopers say that on Nov. 11, 2016, a stolen black 1995 Honda Accord... [Read more]

Real Estate Agent arrested after being caught stealing prescription medication

Real Estate Agent arrested after being caught stealing prescription medication

On Monday, Nov. 7th King County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested a Renton real estate agent after he was caught on camera stealing prescription medications from a homeowner. He was charged with Residential... [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]

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Brazen Burien burglar caught on video stealing from resident

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Brazen Burien burglar caught on video stealing from resident

The King County Sheriff’s Office – along with the Burien victim – are seeking the public’s help in identifying this suspect, wanted in connection with a burglary that occurred near S. 146th... [Read more]

Two tabernacles – worth $10-15K each – stolen from Burien’s St. Bernadette Parish

Two tabernacles – worth $10-15K each – stolen from Burien’s St. Bernadette Parish

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a thief (or thieves) broke the 7th Commandment not once – but twice – when someone stole two tabernacles from Burien’s St. Bernadette... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Recognize this man? He’s wanted for stealing in Hurstwood

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Recognize this man? He’s wanted for stealing in Hurstwood

Two concerned Burien residents had a package stolen from their home on Tuesday afternoon (July 19) at 1:55 p.m. in Burien’s Hurstwood neighborhood, and there may have been at least one or two others... [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]

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]

STOLEN: Betty Vacca painting snatched from walls of Tin Room; reward offered

STOLEN: Betty Vacca painting snatched from walls of Tin Room; reward offered

Our friends at the Tin Room Bar & Theater recently had an original, 2009 Betty Vacca painting very similar to this one stolen right off their wall recently: Painted by award-winning local Artist Betty... [Read more]

MISSING: Jeep Patriot stolen in Burien

MISSING: Jeep Patriot stolen in Burien

On Friday, April 8, at around 2:45 a.m. Leticia Herrera’s sister was watching TV and heard her car leaving, so she looked out the window and saw the car drive off. “She called me immediately... [Read more]

Burien Police seeking public’s help finding suspected package thief

Burien Police seeking public’s help finding suspected package thief

Recognize this person? The Burien Police Department is seeking this suspected thief, wanted in connection with a package theft in the 16900 block of 3rd Ave South: “Do you know me? I’m wanted... [Read more]

Burien Police seeking public’s help finding three theft/arson suspects

Burien Police seeking public’s help finding three theft/arson suspects

The Burien Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying these three theft suspects: “This was a serious incident as one of the suspects likely started a fire in the restroom... [Read more]

STOLEN: 150 Brat Trot Beanie Hats, stolen from a porch Wednesday morning

STOLEN: 150 Brat Trot Beanie Hats, stolen from a porch Wednesday morning

Burien resident Brent Volle wants everyone to be on the lookout for 150 Brat Trot Beanie Hats, which were stolen from his porch between 9 – 11 a.m. Wednesday morning (Sept. 30). Volle lives in the 14300... [Read more]

Recognize this thief? She’s wanted for theft & $700 Nordstrom shopping spree

Recognize this thief? She’s wanted for theft & $700 Nordstrom shopping spree

The Burien Police Department is seeking the public’s help in finding this woman, wanted for racking up $700 on a stolen debit card for a shopping spree at a Nordstrom store: “The debit card... [Read more]

Burien Police Department seeking public’s help identifying tire theft suspect

Burien Police Department seeking public’s help identifying tire theft suspect

The Burien Police Department is seeking the public’s help identifying this theft suspect, accused of stealing four tires from a local business: Police say that once the tires were installed, he... [Read more]

Burien Police seeking public’s help identifying suspected mail thieves

Burien Police seeking public’s help identifying suspected mail thieves

NOTE: This post was updated with map and information on the neighborhood where these crimes are taking place on July 7, 2015: The Burien Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying... [Read more]

STOLEN: 10-foot dinghy stolen from Three Tree Point waterfront

STOLEN: 10-foot dinghy stolen from Three Tree Point waterfront

BTB Reader Ian Kelley wants everyone to be on the lookout for his 10-foot dinghy – complete with oars and life jackets –  that was stolen from his waterfront in Three Tree Point on Friday afternoon... [Read more]