Crime Section

Normandy Park Police arrest fraud suspect Thursday morning

Normandy Park Police arrest fraud suspect Thursday morning

On Thursday morning (March 10), Normandy Park Police Detective Hedrick and Reserve Officer Lee arrested a subject who was suspected of committing fraud against a Normandy Park resident. The resident... [Read more]

UPDATE: Fundraiser to ‘Save Normandy Park Police’ nearing its $142K goal

UPDATE: Fundraiser to ‘Save Normandy Park Police’ nearing its $142K goal

Donors have helped raise $131,160 of the $142,000 target goal to ‘Save Normandy Park Police,’ according to the cause’s GoFundMe page. A total of 156 donors have raised that amount in... [Read more]

PODCAST: Fire displaces 44; man beaten in Burien; Jack Mayne Commentary…

PODCAST: Fire displaces 44; man beaten in Burien; Jack Mayne Commentary…

Here’s episode #40 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Prolific Normandy Park identity thief sentenced to 68 months

Prolific Normandy Park identity thief sentenced to 68 months

The Normandy Park Police Department announced a plea deal with the King County Prosecutor’s Office for one of their recent arrests for Identity Theft: Holbert, Branchina R. 11/02/72 was arrested... [Read more]

Normandy Park Police chase, arrest unwilling, difficult suspect

Normandy Park Police chase, arrest unwilling, difficult suspect

The Normandy Park Police were called to a subject running in traffic on Thursday (Feb. 18) in the 17800 block of 1st Ave South (map below). Upon arrival, the subject was contacted, then ran from officers... [Read more]

Town Hall Meeting on Police Vehicles will be Thursday, March 10

Town Hall Meeting on Police Vehicles will be Thursday, March 10

The City of Normandy Park will be holding a Town Hall Meeting on Police Vehicles on Thursday, March 10 at the City Hall Recreation Center. The meeting will take place from 6 – 8 p.m. Here’s more... [Read more]

PODCAST: Obama cites Highline Public Schools; change in weather & more…

PODCAST: Obama cites Highline Public Schools; change in weather & more…

Here’s episode #37 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

VIDEO PODCAST: Major drug bust disrupts quiet neighborhood, more

VIDEO PODCAST: Major drug bust disrupts quiet neighborhood, more

Here’s episode #35 – this week as a video – of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported... [Read more]

Shane Chamberlain sentenced to 42 years for murder of Philip Hamlin

Shane Chamberlain sentenced to 42 years for murder of Philip Hamlin

On Friday morning (Jan. 15, 2016), Shane Ryan Chamberlain was sentenced to 42 years in prison for the first degree murder of 96-year old Philip D. Hamlin, of Normandy Park. As we previously reported, Chamberlain... [Read more]

Chicquette chosen new Normandy Park Mayor; Finance stays with Waters

Chicquette chosen new Normandy Park Mayor; Finance stays with Waters

by Jack Mayne In its first meeting with three new members, the Normandy Park City Council made a somewhat unusual decision to make a newly-elected member the Mayor for the next two years, replacing Susan... [Read more]