Tagged with 'king county sheriff’s office'

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

Man struck by 60-foot articulated Metro bus in White Center Sunday night

Man struck by 60-foot articulated Metro bus in White Center Sunday night

A 59-year old male was struck by a 60-foot long double articulated Metro bus which was southbound on 15th Ave SW approaching SW 100th Street (map below) on Sunday night, Feb. 18. Police say that the bus... [Read more]

Have ‘Coffee with at Cop’ at White Center Starbucks on Friday, Feb. 16

Have ‘Coffee with at Cop’ at White Center Starbucks on Friday, Feb. 16

JOIN YOUR NEIGHBORS AND SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES FOR COFFEE AND CONVERSATION AT ‘COFFEE WITH A COP’ ON  FRIDAY, FEB. 16 “No agenda or speeches, just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns,... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help locating White Center double murder suspect

Police seeking public’s help locating White Center double murder suspect

King County Sheriff’s Detectives are asking for the public’s help locating a man who is wanted for shooting and killing two men in White Center earlier this month. Police say that Merle Charles Buchanan,... [Read more]

If you heard gunshots early Thursday morning, here’s what happened

If you heard gunshots early Thursday morning, here’s what happened

If you heard gunshots in White Center around 2:30 a.m. early Thursday morning (Jan. 11), here’s what the King County Sheriff’s Office told The White Center Blog: Multiple neighbors in the 10400... [Read more]

Former White Center cop promoted to Commander of Burien Precinct 4

Former White Center cop promoted to Commander of Burien Precinct 4

Bryan Howard of the King County Sheriff’s Office has been promoted to Major, and will now serve as Precinct Commander of the Burien Precinct, which also serves White Center. Major Howard – formerly... [Read more]

There’s a new Sheriff in town – Mitzi G. Johanknecht sworn in Tuesday

There’s a new Sheriff in town – Mitzi G. Johanknecht sworn in Tuesday

There’s a new Sheriff in town – Mitzi G. Johanknecht was sworn in as the new leader of the King County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday, Jan. 2. Johanknecht is a 33-year veteran of the sheriff’s... [Read more]

Upset customer brandishes gun at Taco Bell drive-through in White Center

Upset customer brandishes gun at Taco Bell drive-through in White Center

The King County Sheriff’s Office says that an upset customer brandished a handgun at the Taco Bell drive-through in White Center Sunday night, Dec. 3. Police received a call from the restaurant at... [Read more]