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Wednesday Dec 17 | via Highline Times
Craigslist shopper vandalizes car after failed sale A shopper from the website craigslist.com allegedly resorted to vandalism after they were unable to purchase a vehicle listed for sale in the Seahurst neighborhood of Burien. The vandalism took place on the afternoon of November 29th. Comment?
Thursday Dec 11 | via Real Change
Editor's note: The Burien City Council is delaying the discussion on the trespass ordinance until Jan. 5. City Manager Kamuron Gurol told Real Change that the city council needed to allow more time on Dec. 15 to complete its comprehensive plan and that waiting would allow staff to continue work with the ACLU. The Burien City Council is considering revisions to a controversial new ordinance that allows police officers in the South King County community to ban people from public property, including parks, for offenses as minor as poor hygiene. Comment?
Monday Dec 8 | via Highline Times
Missing teen located after reports of street fighting in Burien A missing teen was picked up by Burien Police officers after responding to calls reporting fighting on the street in downtown Burien. The incident took place in the late night hours of Thursday, December 4th, when residents of the Burien Town Square condo building and business owners along S.W. 152nd Street called 911 after seeing to girls punching each other following a loud argument. Comment?
Friday Dec 5 | via KOMO News
Prosecutors say the man who crashed his van into a Burien sporting goods store during a botched Tuesday morning burglary attempt is a career criminal with a lengthy and violent rap sheet. Ricky Marvin Arntsen was charged Friday with second degree burglary, first degree unlawful possession of a firearm and first degree malicious mischief. Comment?
Thursday Dec 4 | via Highline Times
By Tim Clifford Today the King County Sheriff's Office working in conjunction with police departments in Burien, Seattle, Kent, and Snohomish County served warrants and shut-down 10 massage parlors accused of promoting prostitution. 5 of the businesses hit in this multi-department sting are located in Burien. Comment?
Thursday Dec 4 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
The man arrested after a five-hour standoff with SWAT authorities Tuesday morning at the Burien Big 5 store reportedly tried to load up on guns and later tried to escape the hospital, according to court records. Reports say that a 44-year-old Burien man with a first-degree manslaughter conviction smashed a minivan through the front of a locked Big 5 sporting goods store about 6 a.m. Tuesday. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 3 | via KOMO News
Police say the man who crashed his van into a Burien sporting goods store during a botched Tuesday morning burglary attempt is also a suspect in a Monday morning home invasion robbery in Auburn. Deputies and tactical officers responded to the Big 5 store in the 100 block of SW 148th Street at about 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday and found the front entrance caved in and debris scattered around the entryway. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 3 | via Big News Network.com
BURIEN, Wash. -- Police in Washington state said a man crashed a minivan into a store, picked up some guns and climbed into the store's ceiling for a four-hour standoff. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 3 | via Alphecca
This happened in Burien, Washington. Guy drives a minivan into the doors of a sporting goods store. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 2 | via The Oregonian
A man was arrested early Tuesday after he drove a car into a sporting goods store in Washington in an attempt to steal guns, the King County Sheriff's Office said. A Washington driver was arrested Tuesday after crashing into a Big 5 store on purpose so he could steal guns, authorities said. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 2 | via ABC15.com
Authorities say a driver crashed into a Washington sporting goods store on purpose so he could steal guns, and then he tried to hide in the ceiling. The King County sheriff's office says it arrested a suspect after a more than four-hour standoff at the Big 5 store in Burien, south of Seattle. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 2 | via The Highline Times
The King County Media Relations Officer, D.B. Gates, was on the scene to give updates on what is known so far. The suspect drove through the front of the Big 5 store and then drove through the inside of the store to the gun section. Comment?
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