Crime Section

Rape attempted near top of Des Moines Beach Park Trail Thursday morning

Rape attempted near top of Des Moines Beach Park Trail Thursday morning

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]

VIDEO: SeaTac Mayor Siefkes speaks at Chamber’s ‘State of Our Cities’ luncheon

VIDEO: SeaTac Mayor Siefkes speaks at Chamber’s ‘State of Our Cities’ luncheon

On Friday, June 8, the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce held its annual ‘State of Our Cities’ membership luncheon, with guest speakers from five regional cities, including SeaTac Mayor... [Read more]

Governor, King County Executive speak at protest in SeaTac Saturday

Governor, King County Executive speak at protest in SeaTac Saturday

On Saturday, June 9, a protest against the detention of asylum-seeking mothers was held outside the Federal Detention Center in SeaTac, with special appearances and speeches by Gov. Jay Inslee and King... [Read more]

Teen shot and killed in SeaTac Friday night

Teen shot and killed in SeaTac Friday night

A 19-year old man was shot and killed in SeaTac Friday night, June 1. Police say that shortly after 9 p.m., deputies responded to a 911 hang-up call in the 14700 block of 29th Place South (map below).... [Read more]

Upper drive of Sea-Tac Airport closed due to suspicious package Sunday

Upper drive of Sea-Tac Airport closed due to suspicious package Sunday

On Sunday afternoon, May 6, the Port of Seattle Police Department responded to a suspicious package outside the main terminal, and closed and evacuated the upper drive. “Out of an abundance of caution,... [Read more]

UPDATE: 20-year old man shot in SeaTac early Saturday has died

UPDATE: 20-year old man shot in SeaTac early Saturday has died

UPDATE May 6, 2018: Sadly, a 20-year old male victim has died from his injuries suffered in a shooting early Saturday in SeaTac. The man passed away at Harborview Medical Center from Saturday’s... [Read more]