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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]

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]

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]

Motorcycle crashes into vehicle in Burien, sending male rider to Harborview

Motorcycle crashes into vehicle in Burien, sending male rider to Harborview

A motorcycle struck a vehicle near S. 128th Street and 3rd Ave S. (map below) in Burien Monday night, May 27. Police say a male rider was transported by King County Medic One to Harborview Medical Center... [Read more]

Council gets first review of updated sign ordinance, approves City Manager raise

Council gets first review of updated sign ordinance, approves City Manager raise

By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council reviewed the city’s proposed new sign ordinance, heard of a new citywide ‘First Friday’ series of community summer celebrations and unanimously voted City Manager... [Read more]

Burien City Council hears from residents about homeless problem in city

Burien City Council hears from residents about homeless problem in city

By Jack Mayne Burien City Councilmembers spent a majority of their time at the regular meeting Monday night (May 5) listening to 40 speakers during public comment period, taking up an hour and a half.... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: National Night Out will be Tuesday, Aug. 6; here’s how to register

SAVE THE DATE: National Night Out will be Tuesday, Aug. 6; here’s how to register

SAVE THE DATE: Come out and get to know your neighbors and meet your local police, fire, or city staff at National Night Out, being held on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, from 6 – 9 p.m. National Night Out... [Read more]

Car thieves flee, crash, then get busted in Burien Thursday night

Car thieves flee, crash, then get busted in Burien Thursday night

Two car thieves who were fleeing from police crashed into a Prius and SUV near the 13600 block of 8th Ave S. (map below) before getting busted in Burien Thursday night, April 25. Police say the suspects... [Read more]

‘Coffee with a Cop’ will be this Friday at the Alcove at Seahurst Apartments

‘Coffee with a Cop’ will be this Friday at the Alcove at Seahurst Apartments

Burien Police Department’s monthly ‘Coffee with a Cop’ will be this Friday, April 26, from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Leasing Office of the Alcove at Seahurst Apartments. Hosted every last Friday,... [Read more]

UPDATE: Suspect wanted for assaulting Monk in Burien has been arrested

UPDATE: Suspect wanted for assaulting Monk in Burien has been arrested

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that the 33-year old suspect wanted for allegedly assaulting Abbot Tryphon (pictured above) in Burien last week has been arrested by Seattle Police. As... [Read more]

Orthodox Monk assaulted at gas station in Burien Tuesday

Orthodox Monk assaulted at gas station in Burien Tuesday

The King County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that Abbot Tryphon (pictured above) – a monk at the All-Merciful Saviour Orthodox Monastery on Vashon Island – was assaulted at a Mobil Gas station... [Read more]

Shot(s) fired near SW 142nd & Ambaum Tuesday morning; suspect not located

Shot(s) fired near SW 142nd & Ambaum Tuesday morning; suspect not located

If you saw and heard the Guardian One chopper this morning around 11:20 a.m., the King County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that it was responding to a shooting near SW 142nd Street and Ambaum Blvd.... [Read more]

Police activity Friday night due to stolen car being recovered in Burien

Police activity Friday night due to stolen car being recovered in Burien

If you heard/saw Burien/King County Sheriff’s Office police activity Friday night, April 12 – including on the ground and in the air – the an area around SW 136th and Ambaum Blvd. SW, it’s... [Read more]

The 27-year old man shot and killed in Burien Tuesday has been identified

The 27-year old man shot and killed in Burien Tuesday has been identified

On Wednesday, April 10, the King County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the man who was shot and killed in Tuesday morning’s murder in the 15300 block of 4th Ave SW in downtown Burien... [Read more]

Man found dead from gunshot wounds in downtown Burien early Tuesday

Man found dead from gunshot wounds in downtown Burien early Tuesday

A 27-year-old man was found dead from gunshot wounds near SW 153rd and 4th Ave SW in downtown Burien (map below) early Tuesday morning, April 9. Police say that just after midnight, Burien officers were... [Read more]