Crime Section

Task Force: recent SR 509 shootings from single firearm; suspect sketch released

Task Force: recent SR 509 shootings from single firearm; suspect sketch released

UPDATE: The Washington State Patrol on Thursday, Mar. 14 announced that the SR 509 Task Force has recently received results from the (WSP) Crime Lab, indicating the use of a single firearm in a series... [Read more]

Shots exchanged during carjacking in driveway near CJTC

Shots exchanged during carjacking in driveway near CJTC

Photos courtesy Tonya Lamoureux Shots were exchanged when a man was carjacked in his driveway by three armed suspects in the 400 block of S. 191st Place (map below) in Burien Sunday night, Jan. 20. Police... [Read more]

VIDEO: Task force created to investigate 11 shootings along SR 509 since June

VIDEO: Task force created to investigate 11 shootings along SR 509 since June

On Thursday afternoon, Jan. 17, 2019, a press conference was held at Burien Police Precinct #4, where a task force was announced to investigate a pattern of unsolved shootings – 11 so far – on and... [Read more]

Fight local crime at National Night Out event at City Hall Park Tues., Aug. 7

Fight local crime at National Night Out event at City Hall Park Tues., Aug. 7

Normandy Park Police announced that on Tuesday, Aug. 7, from 6 – 8 p.m., there will be a National Night Out Event at City Hall Park (801 SW 174th Street, map below). “It will be a great time to... [Read more]

Officer-involved shooting in Normandy Park sends 1 to hospital

Officer-involved shooting in Normandy Park sends 1 to hospital

An officer-involved shooting in Normandy Park sent one to the hospital early Friday morning, June 22. The incident happened just before 5 a.m. Friday, when a subject was shot in the shoulder by a Normandy... [Read more]

Washington State Patrol seeking public’s help on Wed. SR 509 shooting

Washington State Patrol seeking public’s help on Wed. SR 509 shooting

At approximately 1:42 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, Washington State Patrol (WSP) communications began receiving 911 calls from individuals stating that their vehicles had been struck by gunfire (read... [Read more]

High speed chase of stolen car through area ends in crash in Normandy Park

High speed chase of stolen car through area ends in crash in Normandy Park

Story & Photos by Aaron Wells Shortly after 10 p.m. on Sunday night (April 8), a Burien police officer spotted an occupied stolen vehicle driving eastbound on SW 148th St. in Burien. The driver of... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help finding vulnerable man missing from Burien

Police seeking public’s help finding vulnerable man missing from Burien

The King County Sheriff’s Office and Burien Police are requesting the public’s help in locating a vulnerable adult man who walked away from his home in Burien Monday, Feb. 19: Brandon Wootton has been... [Read more]

Normandy Park Police Department holding Police Forum Wednesday, Feb. 7

Normandy Park Police Department holding Police Forum Wednesday, Feb. 7

The Normandy Park Police Department will be holding a Police Forum on Wednesday, Feb. 7, from 7 – 9 p.m. at City Hall. “This is an opportunity to hear from the Police Chief about crime trends,... [Read more]

Normandy Park Police Community Meeting on crime trends will be Dec. 14

Normandy Park Police Community Meeting on crime trends will be Dec. 14

The Normandy Park Police Department will be holding a Community Meeting on crime trends on Wednesday, Dec. 14, starting at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. This free, open meeting is meant to discuss crime in our... [Read more]