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Recent Crime News
Tuesday Feb 2 | via The Highline Times
Two people were arrested and a stolen gun was recovered on Jan. 28 in a bust of a Burien illegal pot grow said Seattle Police. The bust took place in the 13000 block of 15th Avenue SW. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 2 | via The Waterland Blog
At Monday night's City Council meeting , the Burien Police Department honored four officers for heroism and dedicated service to the city: On Dec. 31, three officers responded to a report of a man trapped underneath his car after an attempted auto theft in which the suspect ran him over twice and then fled the scene on foot . Two nearby residents heard the incident and ran to assist the man. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 26 | via Highline Times
A patrol officer for the Burien Police Department made a major drug bust Wednesday afternoon after responding to reports of a disturbance in southwest Burien. According to Sergeant Cindi West of the King County Sheriff's Office, police received reports of a disturbance at a residence on the 1800 block of Southwest 169th Street near Burien's Gregory Heights and Three Tree Point neighborhoods just before 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday, January 20. A patrol officer arriving on the scene found a car at the location as well as a window smashed next to the home's entryway. Comment?
Friday Jan 22 | via The Waterland Blog
Here's episode #35 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab's Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation and the Nicholas B. Ottaway Foundation: Weekly Recap for Jan. 22, 2016: Major drug bust disrupts quiet Gregory Heights neighborhood; man convicted for murdering 96-year old Philip Hamlin in Normandy Park; burglary suspect arrested; video of vehicle theft suspect tracked by police helicopter; Puget Sound Weather Geek forecast & more & more Comment?
Tuesday Jan 19 | via The Highline Times
A 36-year-old man was found with life threatening injuries by police after officers responded to reports of a shooting at the Heights at Burien apartment complex. The shooting took place around 4 p.m. on Wed., Jan. 13 at the complex located on the 13700 block of 12th Avenue South, just off Ambaum Boulevard in Burien. Comment?
Monday Jan 11 | via The Waterland Blog
Sadly, on Monday, Jan. 11, the victim of Friday's fatal shooting at the Heights in Burien apartment complex was identified by Highline Public Schools as Alberto Zavala, a student at Highline High School. The district released the student's identity via email to parents of Highline students. Comment?
Jan 10, 2016 | via Covington Reporter
Witnesses heard at least one gunshot and then saw a man on the ground and a vehicle leaving the immediate area. When police arrived they found the man in a parking lot with an apparent gunshot wound. Comment?
Jan 9, 2016 | via The Normandy Park Blog
Here's episode #33 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab's Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation and the Nicholas B. Ottaway Foundation: Weekly Recap for Jan. 8, 2016: Normandy Park Police arrest burglary suspect; White Center Key Bank robbed; Student caught with gun on Burien campus; DUI fatality in Tukwila; Jack Mayne Commentary & more Tell us what you're thinking... and oh, if you want a pic to show with your comment, go get a gravatar ! Comment?
Jan 8, 2016 | via Seattle Times
Deputies are looking for a gunman who shot and killed a young man in a Burien apartment parking lot Friday afternoon, according to the King County sheriff's department. Authorities responded to the shooting in the 13700 block of 12th Avenue Southwest shortly after 4 p.m., according to a news release from sheriff's spokeswoman Sgt Cindi West. Comment?
Jan 7, 2016 | via SFGate
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee embraces Peggy West, at a suicide prevention cen ter in Burien. He wants to improve data-sharing among government agencies. Comment?
Jan 6, 2016 | via KHQ-TV Spokane
A 23-year-old Moscow woman who admitted to exploiting a man in her care who died in her home will spend the next six years on probation. The Lewiston Tribune reports that Lindsey Winter was released from custody Tuesday. Comment?
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