Crime Section

SeaTac Municipal Court Law Week will run from April 27 – May 1

SeaTac Municipal Court Law Week will run from April 27 – May 1

The SeaTac Municipal Court announced the event lineup for the 4th Annual 2015 SeaTac Municipal Court Law Week, set to run April 27-May 1. This year’s festivities are again free to the public and will... [Read more]

Robert Studer pleads ‘Not Guilty’ to murdering nephew in SeaTac March 26

Robert Studer pleads ‘Not Guilty’ to murdering nephew in SeaTac March 26

Arraignment was held Tuesday (April 21) for Robert L. Studer, charged with Murder in the First Degree for the fatal shooting of his 42-year-old nephew in SeaTac on March 26. Studer, 68, entered a plea... [Read more]

Des Moines Councilmember charged with slapping special needs student

Des Moines Councilmember charged with slapping special needs student

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: by Jack Mayne Des Moines City Councilmember Jeanette Burrage has been charged with assaulting a special needs student riding on a Highline School District bus... [Read more]

UPDATE: Man wanted for hate crime in SeaTac has been identified

UPDATE: Man wanted for hate crime in SeaTac has been identified

UPDATE FRIDAY APRIL 3, 2015: The man wanted for a hate crime in SeaTac has been identified, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office: Det’s have ID’d hate crime suspect based on... [Read more]

UPDATE: Robert Leroy Studer, wanted for murder, captured in California

UPDATE: Robert Leroy Studer, wanted for murder, captured in California

UPDATE MARCH 29, 2015: Robert Leroy Studer, 68, wanted as a suspect in the shooting death of his 42 year old nephew in Seatac on Thursday, was captured in California. Police say that Studer was taken... [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]