Crime Section

Highline Schools Elementary Teacher charged with raping 14-year old boy

Highline Schools Elementary Teacher charged with raping 14-year old boy

Darcy Smith, center, when she was named “Teacher of the Year” in 2012. Also pictured is Deputy Superintendent Carla Jackson, left, and Interim Superintendent Alan Spicciati, right. Photo courtesy... [Read more]

Missing foreign currency? Police arrest vehicle prowl suspect with lots of cash

Missing foreign currency? Police arrest vehicle prowl suspect with lots of cash

Thursday morning (Jan. 15), around 12:30 a.m., Normandy Park Police Officer Norris arrested a white male in the 1200 block of SW Shorebrook Drive with a large amount of foreign currency on him, and police... [Read more]

Normandy Park Police release statement on recent increase in car prowls/thefts

Normandy Park Police release statement on recent increase in car prowls/thefts

The Normandy Park Police Department announced on Saturday (Jan. 10) that they have taken 10 vehicle prowl reports over the last three days. All of the vehicle prowls have occurred at night. The first two... [Read more]

Normandy Park Police chase car prowlers in stolen vehicle

Normandy Park Police chase car prowlers in stolen vehicle

The Normandy Park Police Department is reporting a short chase of a stolen vehicle by an officer Wednesday morning at 1:46 a.m. (Dec. 18). An Officer was called to suspicious activity – a possible car... [Read more]

Thieves crash truck into Normandy Park Market, steal ATM machine

Thieves crash truck into Normandy Park Market, steal ATM machine

Thieves crashed their pick-up truck through the doors of the Normandy Park Market early Monday (Dec. 8) then stole the automatic teller machine and fled. A video surveillance camera showed a new black... [Read more]

Armed Robber hits Papa John’s at Normandy Park Towne Center

Armed Robber hits Papa John’s at Normandy Park Towne Center

The Normandy Park Police Department is reporting that around 11 p.m. on Friday night (Nov. 21), Officer Norris and Reserve Officer McBride were dispatched to Papa John’s Pizza at Normandy Park Towne... [Read more]

Normandy Park Police bust hanging basket thief using GPS tracking unit

Normandy Park Police bust hanging basket thief using GPS tracking unit

The Normandy Park Police Department is reporting of a recent rash of thefts of hanging baskets from a local business. Police decided to track one of the baskets using GPS – that’s right, they put... [Read more]

JOB: Normandy Park Police Department seeking to hire one full-time Officer

JOB: Normandy Park Police Department seeking to hire one full-time Officer

The Normandy Park Police Department will be hiring one full-time Officer in early 2015, and the deadline to test for the position is Dec. 15. “Do you have what it takes to work for the City of Normandy... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Mayor, Councilmembers take part in police training exercises

PHOTOS: Mayor, Councilmembers take part in police training exercises

At the Criminal Justice Training Center last Saturday (Sept. 20), Normandy Park Police Chief Chris Gaddis, along with Mayor Susan West and three other councilmembers, conducted a “Council Police... [Read more]

UPDATE: Missing Normandy Park man found safe, returned home

UPDATE: Missing Normandy Park man found safe, returned home

UPDATE MAY 24 12:20 p.m.: The Normandy Park Police Department says that they have found David Gooding, he has returned home and is safe. He has been cleared as a missing person. “Thank you for any... [Read more]