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Recent Crime News
19 hrs ago | via Highline Times
Last week the King County Sheriff's Office issued a warning about scams involving stolen or fake Seahawks tickets and shared the story of a recent arrest of one such scammer. Since that story another victim has come forward and their story has yielded more information regarding this particular suspect. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 26 | via West Seattle Blog
After Seattle Police announced today that they've arrested a suspect in last week's robbery/shooting incident that began in North Admiral and ended in North Delridge , we learned the suspect not only is in jail, he's already charged - in this case and in an earlier robbery on Capitol Hill. 23-year-old Mau Joseph Satele-Tafia of North Burien is charged with two counts of first-degree robbery and one count of second-degree assault. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 19 | via The Waterland Blog
A bank in the 17800 block of 1st Ave South was robbed just after 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, and the King County Sheriff's Office is reporting that three suspects were arrested at 1:22 p.m. Police say that an adult male with a handgun robbed the bank, and an alarm was tripped at 1:07 p.m. Burien- Bank robbery in the 17800 blk of 1st Ave S. Adult male with a handgun. Nobody injured at the bank. Comment?
Friday Aug 14 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
A passenger was killed in a car crash early Friday, and the driver is under arrest after he ran from the crash. Deputies tracked him down. Comment?
Friday Aug 14 | via KOMO News
A passenger was killed in a car crash early Friday, and the driver is under arrest after he ran from the crash scene and was tracked down by deputies. The drama unfolded around 2 a.m. when a white car crashed through a barrier and hit a fence on Ambaum Boulevard near SW 119th Street in Burien. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 4 | via Highline Times
On July 14 the Highline Times received a reader's tip regarding nearly a dozen shots fired on 136th and Ambaum around 10 p.m., later that night confirmed by the King County Sheriff's Office. Now, according to Washington's Most Wanted, the suspect in that shooting has been identified as Francisco "Paco" Mendez-Zendeja, who is on the run from the U.S. Marshalls Pacific N.W. Fugitive Apprehension Task Force. Comment?
Jul 28, 2015 | via Highline Times
Per the SPD Blotter a 35-year-old Burien man was arrested and booked into the King County Jail on Tuesday, July 21, after succumbing to a serious case of road rage while he was taking his son to a firing range. The incident began around 1 p.m. at a stop light on 1st Ave. S. and S. Lander St. in the SODO district while the suspect with his family in a black Ford Expedition was waiting for a red light next to the victim in the other lane. Comment?
Jul 23, 2015 | via The Waterland Blog
The Burien Arts Gallery was broken into and burglarized early Thursday morning around 2 a.m., according to the King County Sheriff's Office. "I've inventoried all the jewelry and I think only two necklaces were snatched, along with the donation jar with about $20+ in it," Sybil Davis said. Comment?
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