Rainier Valley Crime
Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near Rainier Valley (Seattle, WA) or anywhere in the US.
Recent Crime News
Monday Jun 22 | via KOMO News
A man caught on tape breaking into a home in the Bryant neighborhood may be tied to other costly break-ins around the city, according to a KOMO 4 viewer comparing security camera images. Although Kim Wilkes' home is outfitted with a security system, a thief managed to find the one way inside that didn't trigger the alarm. Comment?
Friday Jun 19 | via KOMO News
A woman who police say tried to extort another woman after finding lurid photos on her lost cell phone has been arrested. The victim told police she noticed her phone had been taken from her purse while she was attending a concert on Capitol Hill just after midnight Thursday morning. Comment?
Monday Jun 15 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
King County prosecutors have charged the 52-year-old man arrested in connection with the Tuesday shooting of a man at a Rainier Valley gas station. James Tyler, Jr. was a rrested Friday after police spotted him in a car with vanity plates bearing his last name , according to Seattle police. Comment?
Friday Jun 12 | via KBCI CBS 2
A man who had been on the run from police after allegedly shooting another man in the face at a South Seattle gas station earlier this week made it really easy for police to find him Friday. He was spotted driving a car with his own name on the license plate! The shooting happened around 9:10 a.m. Tuesday at a gas station in the 7300 block of Rainier Ave. South. Comment?
May 14, 2015 | via Capitol Hill Blog
Christopher Monfort has been convicted of murder in the Halloween night 2009 shooting of veteran East Precinct officer Timothy Brenton The trial of the accused cop killer who faces the death penalty for shooting two East Precinct officers on Halloween night 2009 began in January . Monfort now faces the death penalty for the killing prosecutors said was part of a two-week campaign of violence against police officers. Comment?
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