Crime Section

PODCAST: White Center shooting victim ID’d; Burien tire thief escapes & more

PODCAST: White Center shooting victim ID’d; Burien tire thief escapes & more

Here’s episode #11 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help identifying man wanted for Indecent Exposure

Police seeking public’s help identifying man wanted for Indecent Exposure

The Normandy Park Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a man wanted for Indecent Exposure, and they’ve released a sketch of him. Police say that on May 7, 2015 (read our... [Read more]

Are Fireworks legal in Normandy Park? Here’s the City’s Fireworks Code

Are Fireworks legal in Normandy Park? Here’s the City’s Fireworks Code

The City of Normandy Park Fireworks Code is as follows: Fireworks may be discharged only during the times below: June 28th between noon and 11pm June 29th through July 3rd between 9am and 11pm July 4th... [Read more]

Daycare employee arrested on Child Rape charges in Normandy Park

Daycare employee arrested on Child Rape charges in Normandy Park

The Normandy Park Police Department on Monday (June 15) announced that they have arrested and booked a local day care employee for Rape of a Child in the First Degree. Police say that on June 9, they received... [Read more]

Normandy Park Police seeking help finding indecent exposure suspect

Normandy Park Police seeking help finding indecent exposure suspect

The Normandy Park Police Department is searching for a man who exposed himself to a family in the north end of Normandy Park – near 1st Ave South – Thursday afternoon, May 7. Police say that the suspect... [Read more]

Des Moines Councilmember charged with slapping special needs student

Des Moines Councilmember charged with slapping special needs student

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: by Jack Mayne Des Moines City Councilmember Jeanette Burrage has been charged with assaulting a special needs student riding on a Highline School District bus... [Read more]

Jail budget down with new facility, says police chief

Jail budget down with new facility, says police chief

by Jack Mayne The city’s first homicide in 28 years and a new and less expensive jail facility in nearby Des Moines were the major points in Normandy Park Police Chief Chris Gaddis’ third annual report... [Read more]

Normandy Park Police warns residents about locking mailbox thefts

Normandy Park Police warns residents about locking mailbox thefts

The Normandy Park Police Department issued the following warning to residents on Thursday, Feb. 26: “We received a report from the mail carrier in the south end of the City, that many of the locking... [Read more]

Reports of shots fired at bus stop in Normandy Park Friday night

Reports of shots fired at bus stop in Normandy Park Friday night

The Normandy Park Police Department says that at around 9 p.m. on Friday night, Feb. 13, there were several reports of shots fired in the 18200 block of 1st Ave South. According to one reporting party,... [Read more]

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]