Crime Section

SeaTac Council considers whether to ban its family members from city committees

SeaTac Council considers whether to ban its family members from city committees

By Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council is wrestling with a proposal to ban Council family members from service on city committees, and heard a consultant report suggesting continued contracting with the... [Read more]

UPDATE: Stabbing suspect Marcus Oden has turned himself in

UPDATE: Stabbing suspect Marcus Oden has turned himself in

The King County Sheriff’s Office says that Marcus Oden has turned himself in for the attempted stabbing murder of a female at a SeaTac Motel on Saturday night, April 27. He is currently being held... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help finding SeaTac stabbing suspect Marcus Oden

Police seeking public’s help finding SeaTac stabbing suspect Marcus Oden

The King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help finding 62-year old Marcus Oden, wanted as a suspect for attempted murder after stabbing a female at a SeaTac Motel Saturday night. Oden... [Read more]

Woman stabbed multiple times in SeaTac Saturday night

Woman stabbed multiple times in SeaTac Saturday night

A woman in her 40s was stabbed multiple times by a known male suspect in the 17100 block of International Blvd. S (map below) in SeaTac Saturday night, April 27. The stabbing victim was transported to... [Read more]

Des Moines Memorial to get smoothed out, McMIcken parking woes at Council

Des Moines Memorial to get smoothed out, McMIcken parking woes at Council

By Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council heard more McMicken parking restrictions complaints and approved fixing Des Moines Memorial Drive at its regular City Council meeting on Tuesday, April 23. During... [Read more]

SeaTac Council hears parking lot owner say area crime at ‘level of crisis’

SeaTac Council hears parking lot owner say area crime at ‘level of crisis’

By Jack Mayne Crime was listed as a major problem for SeaTac and surrounding cities, the owner of public parking facilities told City Council at Tuesday meeting “Crime in this region has really reached... [Read more]

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]