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Recent Crime News
Monday Jan 26 | via The Highline Times
By Tim Clifford On Jan. 22 at 1 p.m. deputies with KCSO served a search warrant on a residence located 12400 block of 12 Ave. S. that has been a source of numerous crimes and complaints over the last few months. Detectives have been watching the home closely after recovering seven stolen vehicles from the property over the last two months. Comment?
Friday Jan 23 | via KOMO News
Police found drugs, guns and several pieces of stolen mail Thursday afternoon when they raided a so-called "problem house" in Burien. The home, located in the 12400 block of 12th Avenue South, has been on the radar of law enforcement for months, according to the King County Sheriff's Office. Comment?
Monday Jan 12 | via The Highline Times
The list of charges that one Burien criminal may soon face seems unfathomable given that they all spring from one simple traffic stop. On Jan.5 at around 8 p.m. a deputy with the King County Sheriff's Department noticed a vehicle being driven erratically and began following it in order to make a traffic stop. Comment?
Thursday Jan 8 | via KUOW-FM Seattle
Gould, a 25-year veteran of the Auburn Police Department, wraps up a burglary and gets called to a suspicious subject nearby. A 13 year old has threatened to kill two people in the house with a baseball bat. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 6 | via Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
A 24-year-old Vashon man faces criminal charges after ramming his truck into a patrol car, fleeing from police and breaking into a home over the weekend. Shots were fired by a sheriff's deputy before the man fled in the Saturday evening incident. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 6 | via The Waterland Blog
On Monday night , a poorly-driven car attracted the attention of a Burien Police officer, which led to the recovery of two stolen vehicles, a stolen motorcycle, several stolen license plates, and a stolen handgun. Police say that around 8 p.m., a deputy went to stop the driver for unsafe driving and a check came back with the plate listed as stolen. Comment?
Sunday Jan 4 | via KOMO News
A man who who rammed a patrol car and then managed to evade deputies amid a hail of gunfire was found and arrested overnight on Vashon Island, King County sheriff's officials said. The drama began Saturday night at about 6 p.m. when 911 dispatchers received a domestic violence call from a mother about her adult son on Vashon Island. Comment?
Thursday Jan 1 | via Real Change
A discussion by the Burien City Council on a controversial new ordinance that allows police officers to ban people from public property, including parks, for offenses as minor as poor hygiene has been rescheduled. The city council was scheduled to discuss the proposal in mid-December, but moved it to Jan. 5 at 7 p.m. The meeting will take place at 400 SW 152nd St. in the Burien Town Square. Comment?
Dec 26, 2014 | via Seattle Times
IN early October, a 56-year-old man was arrested at the Burien Transit Center for threatening bus passengers. He had no criminal record, but did have a history of mental illness. Comment?
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