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17 hrs ago | via Renton Reporter
Renton officers responding to the sounds of gunfire early Saturday morning found a car crashed into a tree and the car's occupants injured by gunfire and the collision, according to the Renton Police Department. At around 12:40 a.m., officers patrolling the Rainier Avenue corridor heard the sounds of multiple shots coming from the Skyway area toward Renton Avenue South, according to Renton Police Commander David Leibman They found an older-model Ford Crown Victoria that had driven off of the roadway on Victoria Avenue Southwest and crashed into a tree. Comment?
Saturday Aug 22 | via Renton Reporter
Renton Police officers searching a house on 84th Avenue South for burglars July 27 found a 6-foot-2, 200-pound Renton man hiding in a refrigerator. The man tried to flee but the officer immediately closed the refrigerator door, pinning him inside. Comment?
Thursday Aug 20 | via Renton Reporter
Abbie Rupnick pleads not guilty to assault and robbery charges on Thursday in Kent in connection with the stabbing of a Kent man in July. A 26-year-old Renton woman pleaded not guilty on Thursday to assault and robbery charges in connection with stabbing and injuring a 64-year-old Kent man at his home. Comment?
Thursday Aug 20 | via Seattle Times
Two Renton brothers accused of killing a man in Skyway last week have been charged in King County Superior Court. Marque Fluker has been charged with second-degree murder and was ordered held in lieu of $2 million bail. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 18 | via Renton Reporter
Kent Police arrested Abbie Rupnick on Aug. 15 in Auburn for investigation of robbery and assault in connection with a Kent stabbing. Patrol units from the Kent and Auburn police arrested a 26-year-old Renton woman on Saturday at the Muckleshoot Casino Bingo Hall in Auburn who was wanted in connection with a Kent stabbing attack on July 22. Kent Police received information that Abbie M. Rupnick might be at the casino at about 6 a.m. on Saturday. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 18 | via KOMO News
Police arrested a 32-year-old man in Renton on Sunday afternoon after the car he used to speed away from cops was connected to a Kent robbery that netted $20, reports say. Officers responded at 4:40 p.m. to reports of an armed robbery at an ATM in the 26000 block of 104th Avenue Southeast in Kent, according to probable cause reports. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 18 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Reports that emerged Tuesday indicate that Skyway shooting victim Lemaun Lancaster named his shooter at the Aug. 12 scene in the 11600 block of 68th Avenue South. Lancaster died less than two hours after being shot multiple times in the torso. Comment?
Monday Aug 17 | via Renton Reporter
Two men from Renton believed to be involved with the murder of a 21-year-old man in Skyway on Aug. 12 surrendered to detectives on Monday. A 23-year-old, who is alleged to be the shooter, and his 27-year-old brother turned themselves into detectives this morning. Comment?
Monday Aug 17 | via HeraldNet
The King County Sheriff's Office says two brothers from Renton have turned themselves in for investigation into the killing of a 21-year-old man in the Skyway area earlier this month. Detectives say one of the brothers is a 23-year-old who is suspected of being the shooter, while the other is 27. They were booked into King County Jail on Monday for investigation related to the shooting and to rendering criminal assistance. Comment?
Monday Aug 17 | via KOMO News
Two men thought to be responsible for a fatal shooting outside of a popular Skyway restaurant turned themselves in to King County deputies on Monday. Sgt. Stan Seo with the King County Sheriff's Office says two groups of people were involved in an altercation near Ezell's Famous Chicken on the evening of August 12. The fight escalated into a shooting, and a 21-year-old man was killed. Comment?
Monday Aug 17 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
A 21-year-old man was killed outside the Skyway Ezell's restaurant Aug. 12. Two men turned themselves in to the King County Sheriff's Office Monday morning in connection with the slaying. Two brothers turned themselves in Monday in connection with the Aug. 12 shooting death of a 21-year-old man outside the Skyway Ezell's restaurant. Comment?
Thursday Aug 13 | via Renton Reporter
The City of Renton is offering a $2,500 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for breaking windows at the new Renton Highlands Library. "We are very disheartened by this senseless act of vandalism that not only targets the library but is an outrage against the community," Mayor Denis Law said Thursday in a press release. Comment?
Saturday Aug 8 | via Renton Reporter
The 29-year-old Sequim man knew he was in trouble anyway, so why not let the Renton Police officer look inside his "kit" filled with his heroin and drug paraphernalia. The officer found him passed out at about 2:30 a.m. July 13 at an apartment complex on Union Avenue Northeast in a silver Acura whose windows were covered by clothing and other items - except for a small slit. Comment?
Thursday Aug 6 | via PNW Local News
A lengthy drug trafficking investigation of a criminal group with ties to California and Mexico has resulted in 17 arrests, including several Renton residents, and the seizure of pound quantities of methamphetamine and heroin, announced U.S. Attorney Annette L. Hayes. Over the last 36 hours, teams of local, state and federal law enforcement agents searched twenty locations across the Puget Sound region in the culmination of an 18 month investigation involving court authorized wire-taps and extensive surveillance of members of the criminal group. Comment?
Thursday Aug 6 | via Kent Reporter
Used auto dealership Sunset Cars of Renton has earned an "F" rating with Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington. The company received 18 complaints over a three-year period, and 15 of those were filed within the last 12 months. Comment?
Sunday Aug 2 | via KTVN Reno
One person was killed and up to 20 injured on Sunday when a tent blew off its moorings during a brief storm that brought high winds and hail to a festival in a suburb of Chicago. One person was killed and up to 20 injured on Sunday when a tent blew off its moorings during a brief storm that brought high winds and hail to a festival in a suburb of Chicago. Comment?
Sunday Aug 2 | via ArcaMax Publishing
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- Knowing when and when not to support a young football player with legal or drug issues takes plenty of research and conversation. Comment?
Saturday Aug 1 | via Renton Reporter
A shopper insisted he needed to come behind the counter at a gas station on 108th Avenue Southeast July 6 to talk to the manager, who repeatedly asked him to stay back. As another man watched at the door, the suspect stiff-armed the manager and grabbed four packs of Camel cigarettes. Comment?
Jul 29, 2015 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
King County prosecutors charged two people Monday in a Kent attack that left two roommates badly slashed by machete-wielding home intruders. Michael Anthony Santos, a 32-year-old Kent resident, and Abbie Mae Rupnick, a 26-year-old of Renton, are both charged with first- and second-degree assault and first-degree robbery for the July 22 intrusion and slashing. Comment?
Jul 26, 2015 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
A man and woman were arrested Thursday in connection with a dog fighting operation that subjected five dogs to heavily chained conditions. The Seattle Animal Shelter received July 1 complaints about a neighbor whose son had moved into the 4200 block of South Kenny Street with five pit bull-type dogs, probable cause reports say. Comment?
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