Crime Section

Large police response Friday for drug & child endangerment crime warrants

Large police response Friday for drug & child endangerment crime warrants

On Friday afternoon, Feb. 1, the King County Sheriff’s Office and SeaTac Police served search warrants on two houses in SeaTac for drug and child endangerment crimes. Eyewitnesses told The SeaTac... [Read more]

FREE seminar on Distracted Driving with SeaTac Police will be Tuesday, Jan. 29

FREE seminar on Distracted Driving with SeaTac Police will be Tuesday, Jan. 29

Distracted Driving Laws: Do you know them? Highline Tutoring and Testing Center is proud to sponsor a FREE seminar with the SeaTac Police Department. If you or know of someone who does: Text while driving Drive... [Read more]

Council told citizens approve of new Councilmember, reject ‘One America’

Council told citizens approve of new Councilmember, reject ‘One America’

By Jack Mayne Normally only a citizen or two speak at the opening of a Council meeting, but on Tuesday (Jan. 22) there were several, defending the recent selection of a person replacing Amina Ahmed and... [Read more]

Local Filmmakers presenting 3-part ‘Good Bootlegger’ series at Smith Tower

Local Filmmakers presenting 3-part ‘Good Bootlegger’ series at Smith Tower

Seattle has its fair share of stories to add to Prohibition lore, having given rise to one of the most successful bootleggers in Pacific Northwest history – Roy Olmstead – and local filmmakers will... [Read more]

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 pursuit of stolen vehicle starts in SeaTac, ends in Burien Thursday night

Police pursuit of stolen vehicle starts in SeaTac, ends in Burien Thursday night

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a pursuit – which started in SeaTac – ended in Burien Thursday night, Dec. 27. Police say that a stolen vehicle, which was used in a robbery,... [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 SeaTac – can accept texts from those who are unable to call during an emergency. Text-to-9-1-1... [Read more]

Six cars stolen from Hertz in SeaTac on Thanksgiving Day

Six cars stolen from Hertz in SeaTac on Thanksgiving Day

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that six cars were stolen from the Hertz Rental Lot at 18600 Des Moines Memorial Drive in SeaTac on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22. Deputies were searching... [Read more]

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]