Tagged with 'Crime'

Sheriff increasing Emphasis Patrols after weekend shootings in White Center

Sheriff increasing Emphasis Patrols after weekend shootings in White Center

After a series of shootings over the weekend, the Sheriff’s Office wants to assure White Center residents and business owners that “public safety is our top priority and we are taking action to... [Read more]

Shooting injures three in White Center Sunday morning

Shooting injures three in White Center Sunday morning

Three people were injured and sent to Harborview Medical Center after being shot in an alley between 16th and 17th Ave SW in White Center Sunday morning, June 23. Police say the conditions of the victims... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help locating warrant suspect Francisco Carranza-Ramirez

Police seeking public’s help locating warrant suspect Francisco Carranza-Ramirez

The King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help finding a warrant suspect: UPDATE: Police released the following photo on Thursday, June 20: #Update on the search for Francisco... [Read more]

UPDATE: 18-year old man shot multiple times in White Center Monday night

UPDATE: 18-year old man shot multiple times in White Center Monday night

An 18-year old man was shot multiple times in the 10600 block of 16th Ave SW in White Center (map below) Monday night, June 3 at around 11:20 p.m. Police say that an occupied vehicle with 4 people was... [Read more]

LISTEN: 911 call audio from homeowner who shot & killed burglar released

LISTEN: 911 call audio from homeowner who shot & killed burglar released

UPDATE April 30, 2019: The King County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday, April 30 released 911 call audio from the homeowner who shot and killed a burglar at his White Center Home on April 22. Police... [Read more]

UPDATE: Homeowner shoots, kills intruder in White Center

UPDATE: Homeowner shoots, kills intruder in White Center

UPDATE Monday, April 22 3:45 p.m.: Early Monday morning (April 22), at around 2:40 a.m. near the 9800 block of 13th Ave SW in White Center (map below), a homeowner awoke to the sound of a window shattering... [Read more]

UPDATE: 34-year old man arrested in connection with rideshare rape case

UPDATE: 34-year old man arrested in connection with rideshare rape case

The King County Sheriff’s Office is crediting extensive media coverage for Wednesday’s arrest of a 34-year old male as a ‘person of interest’ in an alleged rideshare rape that happened... [Read more]

UPDATE: Suspect Daniel ‘Capone’ Varela arrested in Kennewick

UPDATE: Suspect Daniel ‘Capone’ Varela arrested in Kennewick

Daniel ‘Capone’ Varella has been arrested. UPDATE: On Tuesday, April 2, Daniel Varela AKA “Capone” – wanted in connection with an attempted murder in White Center on Mar. 20 – was arrested... [Read more]

VIDEO: Police seeking public’s help identifying suspect in White Center rape

VIDEO: Police seeking public’s help identifying suspect in White Center rape

UPDATE APRIL 3, 2019: A ‘Person of Interest’ has been arrested in connection with this case. Read the latest update here. The King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s... [Read more]

Police seeking help locating attempted murder suspect Daniel ‘Capone’ Varela

Police seeking help locating attempted murder suspect Daniel ‘Capone’ Varela

The King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help locating Daniel Varela AKA “Capone”, a suspect wanted in connection with an attempted murder in White Center on Wednesday,... [Read more]

Deputy Sheriff Bill Kennamer will discuss recent crime at April 11 event

Deputy Sheriff Bill Kennamer will discuss recent crime at April 11 event

On Thursday, April 11, starting at 6:30 p.m., Deputy Sheriff Bill Kennamer will be discussing the recent rash of crimes in White Center, in an effort “to help the community gain perspective and discuss... [Read more]

Stabbing in White Center Monday night sends 23-year old man to Harborview

Stabbing in White Center Monday night sends 23-year old man to Harborview

At 6:30 p.m. on Monday night, Mar. 25, a 23-year old male was stabbed near the 11000 block of 24th Place SW in White Center. He was transported to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.... [Read more]

Victim shot in leg near Starbucks in White Center Saturday

Victim shot in leg near Starbucks in White Center Saturday

At around 12:35 p.m. on Saturday, Mar. 23, the King County Sheriff’s Office received multiple calls stating that someone on a bike near a Starbucks at SW 100th Street & 16th Ave SW fired a gunshot,... [Read more]

UPDATE: 34-year old man arrested for investigation of arson for Wed. fire

UPDATE: 34-year old man arrested for investigation of arson for Wed. fire

The King County Sheriff’s Office says that a 34-year old male was arrested Wednesday, Mar. 20 at the White Center Library shortly after a brush fire was set. As we previously reported, this fire... [Read more]

MISSING: Have you seen Michael ‘Pepe’ Pepion? He’s missing from White Center

MISSING: Have you seen Michael ‘Pepe’ Pepion? He’s missing from White Center

Michael Pepion “Pepe,” age 42, is missing; he was last seen Oct. 18, 2018, near the 9600 block of 16th Ave SW in White Center (map below): From there, he allegedly rode with another person to the... [Read more]

White Center murder suspect Mical Roberts arrested Friday without incident

White Center murder suspect Mical Roberts arrested Friday without incident

On Friday, Mar. 1, 2019, the King County Sheriff’s Office arrested White Center murder suspect Mical Roberts without incident in Tacoma. Police say he was arrested just after 10 a.m. with the assistance... [Read more]

Gunshots fired at Taradise Café in White Center Friday night

Gunshots fired at Taradise Café in White Center Friday night

On Friday night, Feb. 22 at 9:30 p.m., the King County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a shooting at the Taradise Café, located in the 9800 block of 16th Ave SW in White Center (map below). Police... [Read more]

WARNING: Be careful with your phone/tech while at local coffee shops

WARNING: Be careful with your phone/tech while at local coffee shops

A resident is warning others about the dangers of phone and other tech-related thefts at local coffee shops: On Sunday (Feb. 17), while working in the White Center Starbucks on SW 100th Street and 16th... [Read more]

Sheriff’s Office cracks 1995 cold case, arrests 2 for murder of Kenny Ruffer

Sheriff’s Office cracks 1995 cold case, arrests 2 for murder of Kenny Ruffer

On Wednesday, Feb. 13, the King County Sheriff’s Office announced that they had cracked a cold case from 1995, and had arrested two suspects for Murder 1 charges. Police say that on Nov. 27, 1995,... [Read more]

Armed suspect barricades self in Subway restaurant in White Center

Armed suspect barricades self in Subway restaurant in White Center

EDITOR’S NOTE: This post has been updated with new information from the King County Sheriff’s Office: On Monday, Feb. 4, at 4:15 p.m., King County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to... [Read more]