Crime Section

Feds to ‘expand power’ to quickly deport undocumented immigrants

Feds to ‘expand power’ to quickly deport undocumented immigrants

By Jack Mayne People who have illegally entered the United States within the past two years will be quickly removed by federal officers, the Washington Post reported Monday (July 22) afternoon. The Post... [Read more]

Council told Port has money to help confront airport growth; no mercado site found

Council told Port has money to help confront airport growth; no mercado site found

By Jack Mayne Port officials are making the rounds of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport neighbor cities to tell them there is a $750,000 fund to finance ideas to better manage changes coming from an... [Read more]

Communications, affordable housing & more on agenda for Mon. night Council

Communications, affordable housing & more on agenda for Mon. night Council

City communications, affordable housing, an update on the Town Square Fountain and more will be on the agenda for Monday night’s Special City Council meeting. Download the full agenda packet here... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber & Highline Medical Center Public Safety Event will be July 31

Seattle Southside Chamber & Highline Medical Center Public Safety Event will be July 31

In partnership with the Highline Medical Center and the Highline Medical Center Foundation, the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce will be holding a Public Safety event on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at... [Read more]

UPDATE: Police arrest 26-year old man in connection with SeaTac shooting death

UPDATE: Police arrest 26-year old man in connection with SeaTac shooting death

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: Late Monday night, July 8, the King County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 26-year-old male for investigation of murder related to Friday’s fatal shooting incident... [Read more]

UPDATE: Police say that the fatal North Highline fire was caused by fireworks

UPDATE: Police say that the fatal North Highline fire was caused by fireworks

UPDATE July 8, 2019: The King County Sheriff’s Office Fire Investigation Unit has determined that the fatal North Highline fire on the 4th of July was started by fireworks. Police said that it’s... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Fireworks are banned on the 4th; let’s enforce the ban…’

LETTER: ‘Fireworks are banned on the 4th; let’s enforce the ban…’

[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:] Fireworks are Banned on the 4th, Let’s... [Read more]

Council hears parks no longer overnight homeless camps; community marketplace sought

Council hears parks no longer overnight homeless camps; community marketplace sought

By Jack Mayne The Burien Parks pilot program to get homeless people to find other places to spend the night seems to be a success, Police Chief Ted Boe told the Burien City Council Monday night (July 1). The... [Read more]

City hires private firm to increase security in Burien Parks over summer months

City hires private firm to increase security in Burien Parks over summer months

Burien Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services (PaRCS) has hired a private company to increase security during summer evening hours (through Sept. 30, 2019) around the Community Center and adjacent... [Read more]

Parks encampments, climate and more on agenda for Monday council

Parks encampments, climate and more on agenda for Monday council

On the agenda for Monday night’s Burien City Council meeting: an update on the 4-month pilot program regulating unauthorized use of Burien Parks and facilities, potential action on the StormFest... [Read more]

Sheriff increasing Emphasis Patrols after weekend shootings in White Center

Sheriff increasing Emphasis Patrols after weekend shootings in White Center

From our sister site The White Center Blog: After a series of shootings over the weekend, the Sheriff’s Office wants to assure White Center residents and business owners that “public safety is... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help locating warrant suspect Francisco Carranza-Ramirez

Police seeking public’s help locating warrant suspect Francisco Carranza-Ramirez

The King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help finding a warrant suspect: UPDATE: Police released the following photo on Thursday, June 20: #Update on the search for Francisco... [Read more]

LETTER: Reader responds to recent Letter about Post Office mailbox

LETTER: Reader responds to recent Letter about Post Office mailbox

[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:] Dear Editor, I saw the Letter to the Editor... [Read more]

Registration now open for Teen Police Academy, which runs Aug. 5–9

Registration now open for Teen Police Academy, which runs Aug. 5–9

The SeaTac Police Department, in partnership with the King County Sheriff’s Office, are working to educate the youth of tomorrow about the roles of the police and the requirements of becoming a police... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident has warning about drive-through mailbox at Post Office

LETTER: Resident has warning about drive-through mailbox at Post Office

[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:] Dear Editor, I received a call from the... [Read more]

Former Burien bowling coach sentenced to 25 years for Child Pornography

Former Burien bowling coach sentenced to 25 years for Child Pornography

The former coach of a South King County bowling team was sentenced Tuesday, June 11 in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 25 years in prison and lifetime supervised release for production and possession... [Read more]

Police arrest suspect for Saturday night homicide in SeaTac

Police arrest suspect for Saturday night homicide in SeaTac

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: On Monday, June 10, 2019, a 36-year old suspect was arrested in Renton thanks to the excellent work by King County Major Crimes Detectives. The suspect will be transported... [Read more]

18-year old man shot multiple times in White Center Monday night

18-year old man shot multiple times in White Center Monday night

From our sister site The White Center Blog: An 18-year old man was shot multiple times in the 10600 block of 16th Ave SW in White Center (map below) Monday night, June 3 at around 11:20 p.m. Police say... [Read more]

Parks, EMS Levy, zoning, fireworks & more on agenda for Monday council

Parks, EMS Levy, zoning, fireworks & more on agenda for Monday council

An update on a pilot program for unauthorized use of parks, a Medic One/EMS Levy, zoning, fund forecast, fireworks and more are on the agenda for Monday night’s (June 3) Burien City Council meeting. Download... [Read more]