FOLLOWUP: The Burien Police Department is reporting that the felony suspect that we posted about last Wednesday (April 29), has been found and arrested: Police say he was wanted as a suspect for stealing tools from a tool truck in the 1400 block of So. 116th. “The day we put the post up, the tips started coming into our detectives,” Burien Police said Monday (May 4). “Sure enough, the suspect was identified and we alerted our officers to be on the lookout (we call that a BOLO).” On Saturday morning (May 2), a Burien officer spotted aÂ motor home the suspect was believed to be living in and placed him into custody. The suspect admitted to the theft and his motor home was impounded so policeÂ could apply for a search warrant, “hoping we could recover some of the stolen property.” “Thanks to everyone who shared the BOLO and for those who called us with tips!” police added. “Nice job Detective Skaar, Deputy Thomas and Deputy Miller for contributing to the case. This is a partnership, the cops and the residents working together. We couldnâ€™t do it without you!” Here’s a video report on this case: ]]>
Finally, a surveillance camera that has a good picture. What brand/model, inquiring minds do want to know!?
Good job catching the burglar! Now let’s see how long it takes to prosecute and how long he stays behind bars.
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