Crime Section

Police Chief Cole now a final City Manager Candidate; special meeting Nov. 14

Police Chief Cole now a final City Manager Candidate; special meeting Nov. 14

The SeaTac City Council will be holding a Special Council Meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 to interview City Manager Candidate – current SeaTac Police Chief Carl Cole. The Public meeting is scheduled... [Read more]

King County Sheriff’s Deputies help SeaTac residents in need

King County Sheriff’s Deputies help SeaTac residents in need

Operators in the King County Sheriff’s Office 9-1-1 division get all sorts of calls 24/7/365, but on Saturday, Nov. 3 they received one that was a little different, which ultimately involves deputies... [Read more]

2 suspects arrested for ‘grow house’ invasion robbery in SeaTac Tues. morning

2 suspects arrested for ‘grow house’ invasion robbery in SeaTac Tues. morning

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that there was a home invasion robbery of a large marijuana ‘grow house’ in the 20400 block of 15th Ave South in SeaTac (map below) Tuesday... [Read more]

Four killed in single-vehicle crash on SR 518 early Sunday morning

Four killed in single-vehicle crash on SR 518 early Sunday morning

Four people were killed early Sunday morning (Oct. 7) when the vehicle they were traveling in crashed into a concrete bridge pillar where SR 518 goes under I-5 in Tukwila. The Washington State Patrol says... [Read more]

Seven rental cars stolen in heist at Sea-Tac Airport Rental Car Facility

Seven rental cars stolen in heist at Sea-Tac Airport Rental Car Facility

Seven rental cars were stolen and another was crashed and abandoned in a big heist at the Rental Car Facility (RCF) of Sea-Tac Airport on Friday, Sept. 21. The Port of Seattle said that at around 11 p.m.... [Read more]

Rape attempted near top of Des Moines Beach Park Trail

Rape attempted near top of Des Moines Beach Park Trail

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a rape was attempted near the start of the Des Moines Beach Park Trail on Thursday morning, Aug. 30. Police say the assault took place near the... [Read more]

VIDEO: Family of man who stole & crashed Horizon Q400 press conference

VIDEO: Family of man who stole & crashed Horizon Q400 press conference

On Saturday, Aug. 11, the family of Richard ‘Beebo’ Russell held a press conference about their son, who was tragically killed when the Horizon Air Q400 airplane he stole from Sea-Tac Airport... [Read more]

Alaska Air releases statements on Friday night’s fatal airplane incident

Alaska Air releases statements on Friday night’s fatal airplane incident

On Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, Alaska Airlines released the following statements on Friday night’s Horizon Air fatal airplane hijack incident: Update: 1:20 a.m. on Aug. 11, 2018 – A STATEMENT FROM... [Read more]

Kent Police Officer killed early Sunday morning

Kent Police Officer killed early Sunday morning

From our sister site ILoveKent.net: Early Sunday morning (July 22), a Kent Police Officer was killed when another deputy’s car struck him during a pursuit near Reith Rd and Kent Des Moines Rd. Police... [Read more]

City of SeaTac launches locking mailbox program, which opens Monday

City of SeaTac launches locking mailbox program, which opens Monday

In order to respond to increased mail theft problems, the City of SeaTa has launched a citywide neighborhood mailbox program. Locking mailboxes will be available to SeaTac residents and businesses located... [Read more]

Thousands protest outside Federal Detention Center in SeaTac Saturday

Thousands protest outside Federal Detention Center in SeaTac Saturday

With estimates of up to 10,000 by the King County Sheriff’s Office, protestors gathered outside the Federal Detention Center in SeaTac on Saturday, June 30, to voice their opposition against President... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Man killed in SeaTac Motel robbery leaves behind wife & 3 kids

FOLLOWUP: Man killed in SeaTac Motel robbery leaves behind wife & 3 kids

Brent Arancio, 40, was shot and killed during a robbery June 15 at America’s BestValue Inn in SeaTac (read our previous coverage here). While the crime and apprehension of the suspect have been widely... [Read more]

Minor disturbance at SeaTac Council, good wishes for departing Jeff Robinson

Minor disturbance at SeaTac Council, good wishes for departing Jeff Robinson

By Jack Mayne It was a minor affair, but a group of Somali business operators in the International Boulevard area wanted to protest plans by the city to let the area be developed for major new businesses,... [Read more]

Officer-involved shooting in Normandy Park sends 1 to hospital early Friday

Officer-involved shooting in Normandy Park sends 1 to hospital early Friday

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: An officer-involved shooting in Normandy Park sent one to the hospital early Friday morning, June 22. The incident happened just before 5 a.m. Friday, when... [Read more]

SeaTac motel murder suspect arrested, now in-custody in Ohio

SeaTac motel murder suspect arrested, now in-custody in Ohio

On Wednesday (June 20), a 26-year old suspect was arrested in Dayton, Ohio, in connection with the recent murder of a motel clerk in SeaTac. Police allege that the suspect robbed and killed the clerk at... [Read more]

SeaTac man arrested for homicide investigation after police chase Tues. night

SeaTac man arrested for homicide investigation after police chase Tues. night

After a chase through Des Moines, Kent Police arrested an adult male from SeaTac Tuesday night, June 19, in the investigation into the suspicious circumstances surrounding an 18-year old Des Moines woman’s... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help regarding motel clerk murder in SeaTac

Police seeking public’s help regarding motel clerk murder in SeaTac

The King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help regarding the murder of a motel clerk in SeaTac on Friday night, June 15. Police say that at approximately 11:15 p.m. Friday, the... [Read more]

40-year old motel clerk shot and killed in SeaTac Friday night

40-year old motel clerk shot and killed in SeaTac Friday night

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a 40-year old male motel clerk was shot and killed in the 20600 block of International Blvd. in SeaTac Friday night, June 15. Police say they received... [Read more]

Washington State Patrol seeking public’s help on Wed. SR 509 shooting

Washington State Patrol seeking public’s help on Wed. SR 509 shooting

At approximately 1:42 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, Washington State Patrol (WSP) communications began receiving 911 calls from individuals stating that their vehicles had been struck by gunfire (read... [Read more]

Apparent sniper shoots 4 cars on SR 509 near Sea-Tac Airport Wednesday

Apparent sniper shoots 4 cars on SR 509 near Sea-Tac Airport Wednesday

By Scott Schaefer A huge police turnout on and around SR 509 near where south Burien meets the SeaTac City limits was in response to an ‘active shooter’ who shot and hit four vehicles on the... [Read more]