thief Section

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]

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]

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]

Burien Police seeking public’s help finding Fedora hat wearing robbery suspect

Burien Police seeking public’s help finding Fedora hat wearing robbery suspect

The Burien Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying the man pictured below for questioning in a robbery that occurred Dec. 22 at a gas station in the 17900 block of 1st Ave... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Normandy Park Police seeking public’s help identifying burglary suspect

PHOTOS: Normandy Park Police seeking public’s help identifying burglary suspect

The Normandy Park Police Department is seeking the public’s help identifying this suspect, wanted in relation to a burglary that happened around 12:20 p.m. Thursday afternoon, Nov. 12: The burglary... [Read more]

WANTED: Burien Police seeking public’s help finding felony theft suspect

WANTED: Burien Police seeking public’s help finding felony theft suspect

The Burien Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying this felony theft suspect: Police say he recently stole tools from a tool truck in the 1400 block of So. 116th. “Someone... [Read more]

Poorly-driven car results in recovery of 3 stolen vehicles, gun & more by police

Poorly-driven car results in recovery of 3 stolen vehicles, gun & more by police

On Monday night (Jan. 5), a poorly-driven car attracted the attention of a Burien Police officer, which led to the recovery of two stolen vehicles, a stolen motorcycle, several stolen license plates, and... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Outsourcing our Police should come with some conditions…’

LETTER: ‘Outsourcing our Police should come with some conditions…’

[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:] Outsourcing our Police should come with... [Read more]

UPDATE: Police release description of Trader Joe’s biting purse snatcher

UPDATE: Police release description of Trader Joe’s biting purse snatcher

A purse snatcher apparently escaped after a wild chase that ended up with him biting a woman outside Trader Joe’s around 6 p.m. in Burien Tuesday evening…

LETTER: Reader shares ‘Instant Karma Story’ about Burien bicycle thief

LETTER: Reader shares ‘Instant Karma Story’ about Burien bicycle thief

[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:] This happened at my house this morning... [Read more]

Purse Snatcher Hits Tin Theater Again, Gets Around $200; Reward Offered

Purse Snatcher Hits Tin Theater Again, Gets Around $200; Reward Offered

Olde Burien’s Tin Theater (BTB Advertiser), located next to the Tin Room Bar, was the victim of theft again on Thursday (Oct. 28th) apparently by the same purse snatcher who struck Oct. 14th, this... [Read more]

LOST: “Jack” (aka “Pumpkinhead”) Has Been Stolen!

LOST: “Jack” (aka “Pumpkinhead”) Has Been Stolen!

From BTB Reader Ian Gunsul comes this shocking news about a recent theft in the 15700 block of 23rd Ave SW in Burien:

Subject: Jack snatched!!!

Message: Or “Pumpkinhead” as Shawn Underwood dubbed him: Jack has resided in front of our house off and on for a couple of years, becoming a neighborhood celebrity while waving a friendly hello to all passers by…

WANTED: “Grandpa” Robber With Lots Of Coins In Pockets

WANTED: “Grandpa” Robber With Lots Of Coins In Pockets

According to KOMO News, the King County Sheriffs Office is seeking an elderly, grandfatherly vending machine robber (pictured above) who has been stealing from Coca Cola machines in SeaTac. Authorities... [Read more]

Catalytic Convertor Cut Off Truck At Burien Park & Ride

Catalytic Convertor Cut Off Truck At Burien Park & Ride

We found this interesting piece of news on the Three Tree Point Yahoo Group – on July 9th, a rather bold thief (thieves?) crawled under a truck belonging to resident (and BTB Photog) Ethan Janson... [Read more]

Strange Ad O’The Day: “Don’t Post How Stupid She Is” & Angry Message To Burien Thief

Strange Ad O’The Day: “Don’t Post How Stupid She Is” & Angry Message To Burien Thief

Found on seattle-tacoma craigslist > tacoma > rants & raves: My wife was visiting her dad up in burien at the hospital. She stupidly left her keys in the truck along with a $2000 camara... [Read more]

Strange Ad O’The Day: Message To Car Thief About Child Seats

Strange Ad O’The Day: Message To Car Thief About Child Seats

Found on seattle-tacoma craigslist > seattle > rants & raves: When you stole my wifes 94 dodge 4 door with an empty gas tank and the locking gas cap this morning you thought you were... [Read more]