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Man found dead near corner of 200th & 1st Ave South Tuesday morning

Man found dead near corner of 200th & 1st Ave South Tuesday morning

A white male approximately 40-50 years old was found deceased on the steps by the flag pole at the corner of 200th Street and 1st Ave South Tuesday morning, Mar. 19. Police Chief Dan Yourkoski told The... [Read more]

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 Sunday night

Shots exchanged during carjacking in driveway near CJTC Sunday night

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]

Normandy Park gets first speed feedback sign on Normandy Road

Normandy Park gets first speed feedback sign on Normandy Road

Normandy Park’s first speed feedback sign has gone up on Normandy Road: Normandy Park Police say that two more will be going up in other parts of the City shortly. Police add: “The City purchased... [Read more]

‘Tip-a-(Normandy Park) Cop’ and help Special Olympics on Saturday, Oct. 27

‘Tip-a-(Normandy Park) Cop’ and help Special Olympics on Saturday, Oct. 27

Normandy Park Police are partnering with the Criminal Justice Training Commission for this year’s annual ‘Tip-a-Cop’ event to raise money for Special Olympics on Saturday, Oct. 27. “We... [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]

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]