Crime Section

Police seeking public’s help finding Robert Leroy Studer, wanted for murder

Police seeking public’s help finding Robert Leroy Studer, wanted for murder

King County Sheriff’s detectives are actively looking for 68-year old Robert Leroy Studer as the suspect in the shooting death of his 42 year old nephew in Seatac on Thursday. Studer is considered armed... [Read more]

Award-winning SeaTac teacher charged with rape pleads ‘Not Guilty’ Thursday

Award-winning SeaTac teacher charged with rape pleads ‘Not Guilty’ Thursday

Former students of Darcy M. Smith – an award-winning McMicken Heights Elementary School Teacher accused of raping a 14-year old student – showed up at a King County courtroom Thursday to offer support... [Read more]

Police chase blocks SR-518 near 51st Ave South in SeaTac Wednesday

Police chase blocks SR-518 near 51st Ave South in SeaTac Wednesday

If you’ve driven in or out of the area Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 11) on SR-518, you’re probably aware of a large police turnout that blocked the freeway in SeaTac near 51st Ave S. Looks like... [Read more]

McMicken Heights Elementary Teacher charged with raping 14-year old boy

McMicken Heights Elementary Teacher charged with raping 14-year old boy

Darcy Smith, center, when she was named “Teacher of the Year” in 2012. Also pictured is Deputy Superintendent Carla Jackson, left, and Interim Superintendent Alan Spicciati, right. Photo courtesy... [Read more]

Police shut down International Blvd. in SeaTac Tuesday for ‘suspicious device’

Police shut down International Blvd. in SeaTac Tuesday for ‘suspicious device’

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that International Blvd. was closed for a while Tuesday (Jan. 27) in SeaTac between 195th and 200th for a “suspicious device.” Police later cleared and... [Read more]

Police arrest ‘Bonnie & Clyde’ motel robbers in SeaTac

Police arrest ‘Bonnie & Clyde’ motel robbers in SeaTac

On Wednesday (Jan. 21) around 1 p.m., detectives with the Major Crimes Unit, assisted by tactical deputies, arrested the male and female that police believe are responsible for at least 12 armed robberies... [Read more]

Pursuit of stolen car in SeaTac ends in collision in Des Moines Friday night

Pursuit of stolen car in SeaTac ends in collision in Des Moines Friday night

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that at 5:30 p.m. Friday night (Jan. 16), a SeaTac deputy attempted to stop a Honda that had been reported stolen to Tukwila Police. The stolen car didn’t... [Read more]

MISSING: Have you seen Douglas Snyder? He’s missing from SeaTac area

MISSING: Have you seen Douglas Snyder? He’s missing from SeaTac area

Douglas Snyder (pictured above), has gone missing in the SeaTac/Burien area. He disappeared between Christmas and New Years Day, or shortly after. Doug is middle aged, about 6’2″, brown eyes,... [Read more]

Stabbing on S. 188th in SeaTac sends man to hospital

Stabbing on S. 188th in SeaTac sends man to hospital

A stabbing that resulted in “serious injury” to an adult male occurred in SeaTac Wednesday afternoon (Jan. 14), according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. The crime happened on S.... [Read more]

LETTER: Highline School Board responds to John Castronover’s letter

LETTER: Highline School Board responds to John Castronover’s letter

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The SeaTac Blog nor its staff:] A Response to John Castronover’s Letter... [Read more]