theft Section

UPDATE: Car stolen in violent carjacking recovered from Bellevue crime spree

UPDATE: Car stolen in violent carjacking recovered from Bellevue crime spree

The Bellevue Police Department is reporting that they have recovered a Toyota RAV-4 vehicle – stolen from a Burien driveway during a violent carjacking on Sunday, Jan. 20 – during a violent crime spree... [Read more]

Shots exchanged during carjacking in Burien driveway Sunday night

Shots exchanged during carjacking in Burien driveway Sunday night

Photos courtesy Tonya Lamoureux Shots were exchanged when a man was carjacked in his driveway by three armed suspects in the 400 block of S. 191st Place (map below) in Burien Sunday night, Jan. 20. Police... [Read more]

VIDEO: Recognize this thief? He stole some coins from LJR Coins in Burien

VIDEO: Recognize this thief? He stole some coins from LJR Coins in Burien

LJR Coins and Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help identifying this man, who stole some coins on Aug. 7., 2018 (NOTE: there is no audio in the security cam... [Read more]

STOLEN: Have you seen this 1995 Honda Accord Station Wagon?

STOLEN: Have you seen this 1995 Honda Accord Station Wagon?

Miranda Duff had an intense week – not only did she give birth to her second child on Wednesday, her 1995 Honda Accord Station Wagon was stolen: I gave birth Wednesday morning to my second son. However,... [Read more]

HELP NEEDED: Theft of 3D printer at Burien school leaves student program flat

HELP NEEDED: Theft of 3D printer at Burien school leaves student program flat

Over Spring Break 2018, Big Picture Secondary School in Burien was broken into and a teacher’s personal 3D printer was stolen. Student projects using the printer came to an abrupt halt and could... [Read more]

UPDATE: Stolen 1996 Nissan Altima found, but tools are missing

UPDATE: Stolen 1996 Nissan Altima found, but tools are missing

UPDATE 6/10/18: Anjell Jesse told The B-Town Blog that her car was found by police Sunday morning, June 10, in the back parking lot of some apartments at 10625 22nd Place S.: “The windows were down... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident upset that her ‘Black Lives Matter’ signs are being stolen

LETTER: Resident upset that her ‘Black Lives Matter’ signs are being stolen

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Unfortunately I live in the neighborhood... [Read more]

Men shoot at 13-year old student after trying to steal his backpack

Men shoot at 13-year old student after trying to steal his backpack

Story & Photos by Aaron Wells A 13-year old boy was robbed of his backpack – then shot at – Wednesday afternoon around 3 p.m., shortly after two nearby schools let out for the day. During the robbery,... [Read more]

Burien Police recover stolen vehicle, arrest two Friday night

Burien Police recover stolen vehicle, arrest two Friday night

Story & Photos by Aaron Wells At 8:30 p.m. on Friday, April 13, a Burien Police officer located a stolen vehicle with two individuals inside near Andy’s Handy Mart in the 15000 block of SW 160th... [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]

Reader warns others about unauthorized entry & theft at storage facility

Reader warns others about unauthorized entry & theft at storage facility

From Reader Lance McIntosh comes this warning: UNAUTHORIZED ENTRY AND THEFT! I have been renting an outside storage space at the Public Storage facility at 18041 Des Moines Memorial Dr SW, SeaTac, WA 98148... [Read more]

Burien Police conducting surveillance of frequent package theft areas

Burien Police conducting surveillance of frequent package theft areas

On Thursday (Dec. 21), the Burien Police Department announced that it is proactively responding to several package thefts in the area: Detectives and Officers are conducting surveillance of frequent package... [Read more]

Burgled Burien resident left garage door open, wants his stolen tools back

Burgled Burien resident left garage door open, wants his stolen tools back

Burien resident David Johnson, who lives in the 13500 block of 6th Ave SW (map below), was burgled Sunday night, Dec. 10. “Sunday night I thought I closed the door but awoke to my neighbor texting... [Read more]

Public’s help sought finding stolen U-Haul with $1 million in band equipment

Public’s help sought finding stolen U-Haul with $1 million in band equipment

King County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help locating a U-Haul van that was stolen from a hotel parking lot in SeaTac containing over $1 million in musical equipment. The van... [Read more]

PHOTO: Recognize this guy? Package thief caught on camera in Seahurst

PHOTO: Recognize this guy? Package thief caught on camera in Seahurst

Recognize this package thief? He was caught on camera below stealing from a home in Burien’s Seahurst nighborhood (click image to view larger version):This theft occurred on Wednesday, Oct. 25,... [Read more]