Crime Section

VIDEO: Task force created to investigate 11 shootings along SR 509 since June

VIDEO: Task force created to investigate 11 shootings along SR 509 since June

On Thursday afternoon, Jan. 17, 2019, a press conference was held at Burien Police Precinct #4, where a task force was announced to investigate a pattern of unsolved shootings – 11 so far – on and... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help solving White Center homicide

Police seeking public’s help solving White Center homicide

The King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help solving a recent homicide in White Center. Police say that on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, at approximately 2:12 a.m., Mr. Martin... [Read more]

Police seeking info on SR 509 shooting near 1st Ave S. bridge that left teen blind

Police seeking info on SR 509 shooting near 1st Ave S. bridge that left teen blind

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) and King County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) are requesting assistance from the community in locating the individual responsible for a Dec. 20, 2018 shooting that hit a child... [Read more]

Man found shot dead in White Center early Wednesday morning

Man found shot dead in White Center early Wednesday morning

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a 51-year old man was found dead from a gunshot wound in the 10400 block of 15th Ave SW in White Center early Wednesday morning, Jan. 16. Police... [Read more]

UPDATE: Suspect wanted in connection with cop hit & run turns self in

UPDATE: Suspect wanted in connection with cop hit & run turns self in

Khalia Wimberly, the 18-year old suspect wanted in connection with running a car into a King County Sheriff’s Deputy during a shoplifting incident at the Roxbury Safeway on Monday, has turned herself... [Read more]

PHOTO/VIDEO: Suspects wanted in connection with assault of officer Monday

PHOTO/VIDEO: Suspects wanted in connection with assault of officer Monday

The King County Sheriff’s Office released photos of Khalia Wimberly and Davevion Irving, wanted in connection with running a vehicle into a police officer after a shoplifting incident at the Roxbury... [Read more]

King County Sheriff’s Deputy injured after being struck by vehicle at Safeway

King County Sheriff’s Deputy injured after being struck by vehicle at Safeway

A King County Sheriff’s Deputy was injured Monday afternoon (Jan. 7), responding to a shoplifting call at the Safeway located on Roxbury and 28th Ave SW in White Center (map below). Police say that... [Read more]

You can now text emergencies to 9-1-1 in King County

You can now text emergencies to 9-1-1 in King County

Starting Thursday, Dec. 20, 9-1-1 call centers in all King County cities and unincorporated areas – including White Center – can accept texts from those who are unable to call during an emergency. Text-to-9-1-1... [Read more]

UPDATE: Police seeking public’s help locating ‘armed & dangerous’ suspect

UPDATE: Police seeking public’s help locating ‘armed & dangerous’ suspect

UPDATE Dec. 9, 2018: King County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit has identified the suspect in the Nov. 19 homicide in the 10000 block of 1st Ave SW as 24-year old Mical D. Roberts: Roberts... [Read more]

26-year old man shot in hand in White Center Wednesday night

26-year old man shot in hand in White Center Wednesday night

The King County Sheriff’s Office reports that a 26-year old man was shot in in the 9600 block of 15th Ave SW of White Center on Wednesday night, Dec. 5. The victim suffered gunshot to his hand, and... [Read more]

Man shot, killed inside home near White Center Monday night

Man shot, killed inside home near White Center Monday night

The King County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting in the 10000 block of 1st Ave SW near White Center (map below). The male victim was apparently shot and killed inside a home. No... [Read more]

‘Family Night Out’ against crime Tues., Aug. 7 at Steve Cox Memorial Park

‘Family Night Out’ against crime Tues., Aug. 7 at Steve Cox Memorial Park

FAMILY NIGHT OUT STEVE COX MEMORIAL PARK Tuesday, Aug. 7 from 5 – 7 p.m. The Annual King County Parks Night Out Against Crime Family event is back on Tuesday, Aug. 7 from 5-7pm at Steve Cox Memorial... [Read more]

Uncle Ike’s pot shop in White Center robbed by armed suspect Mon. morning

Uncle Ike’s pot shop in White Center robbed by armed suspect Mon. morning

On Monday morning (July 30) at around 8 a.m., Uncle Ike’s cannabis shop located in the 9800 block of 15th Ave SW in White Center was robbed. Police say that the suspect – described as a black male... [Read more]

King County increases funding for 4th of July patrols in unincorporated areas

King County increases funding for 4th of July patrols in unincorporated areas

King County’s unincorporated communities – including most of the White Center area – will get assistance in keeping the 4th of July holiday safe, with a $25,000 boost in sheriff funding for increased... [Read more]

Student at Cascade Middle School arrested for bringing BB gun to school

Student at Cascade Middle School arrested for bringing BB gun to school

A student at Cascade Middle School was arrested and booked to the Youth Service Center for bringing a realistic looking BB gun to school on Wednesday, June 6, according to the King County Sheriff’s... [Read more]

Bank robbery suspect taken into custody after stand-off with police

Bank robbery suspect taken into custody after stand-off with police

Photos courtesy Aaron Wells A suspect in the robbery of a Key Bank in White Center barricaded himself inside an apartment in North Burien Thursday afternoon (March 22), according to the King County... [Read more]

Student arrested after bringing loaded gun to New Start High School Thursday

Student arrested after bringing loaded gun to New Start High School Thursday

A student was arrested after being found in possession of a loaded gun at New Start High School on Thursday, Feb. 15. A social media post surfaced that led to suspicion of the student possessing a weapon.... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Students at Evergreen High School walkout in protest of gun violence

PHOTOS: Students at Evergreen High School walkout in protest of gun violence

Below are photos taken by Efrain Moreno, a student at Evergreen High School, of the walkout protest against gun violence on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Efrain said: “The walkout at Evergreen High... [Read more]

SCAM ALERT: Police warning residents about telephone kidnapping scam

SCAM ALERT: Police warning residents about telephone kidnapping scam

In a span of four days a new scam has surfaced, and the King County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents not to fall for it. Scammers are calling parents and telling them their children have been... [Read more]

Lockdown at Cascade Middle School due to false alarm

Lockdown at Cascade Middle School due to false alarm

A lockdown at Cascade Middle School on Wednesday morning (Feb. 28) was due to a false alarm. Highline Public Schools says that a student got ahold of a staff member’s radio, then radioed out a false... [Read more]