Crime Section

SeaTac Council approves pioneering locked mailbox program, food trucks

SeaTac Council approves pioneering locked mailbox program, food trucks

By Jack Mayne First in the nation, the SeaTac City Council approved on March 27 an ordinance intended to reduce and eventually eliminate mailbox theft in the city by encouraging residents to replace non-locking... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help finding van from SeaTac hit & run

Police seeking public’s help finding van from SeaTac hit & run

A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle at S. 136th Street & Military Road S. early Thursday morning, March 22, and police are seeking the public’s help. Police say that at around 1:30 a.m., Deputies... [Read more]

Washington State Patrol seeking witnesses to road rage incident on SR 509

Washington State Patrol seeking witnesses to road rage incident on SR 509

The Washington State Patrol is seeking witnesses to a road rage/assault incident that occurred Thursday, March 15 on southbound SR 509 near the exit to S. 188th in SeaTac. Troopers say that at approximately... [Read more]

SCAM ALERT: Police warning residents about telephone kidnapping scam

SCAM ALERT: Police warning residents about telephone kidnapping scam

In a span of four days a new scam has surfaced, and the King County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents not to fall for it. Scammers are calling parents and telling them their children have been... [Read more]

Student arrested for bringing gun to Tyee High School Monday morning

Student arrested for bringing gun to Tyee High School Monday morning

A Tyee High School student brought a handgun to school Monday morning, March 5. Police were called and the student was taken into custody. Tyee High School administration learned that a student had posted... [Read more]

SeaTac Council hears cost and plans for new residential parking permit plan

SeaTac Council hears cost and plans for new residential parking permit plan

By Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council study session Tuesday night (Feb. 27) got a first look at a potential plan to buy $570,000 in electronic parking equipment needed because of increased new businesses... [Read more]

Police say no active shooter at Highline College Friday morning

Police say no active shooter at Highline College Friday morning

After reports of gunfire being heard just before 9 a.m. Friday morning (Feb. 16) – as well as a lockdown on the Highline College campus – Des Moines Police reports that an initial investigation indicates... [Read more]

Washington State Patrol seeking public’s help finding hit & run driver

Washington State Patrol seeking public’s help finding hit & run driver

The Washington State Patrol is seeking the public’s help finding the hit and run driver who killed a man on SR 518 in Burien early Friday morning. WSP says that at approximately 1:47 a.m. on Friday,... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help locating double murder suspect

Police seeking public’s help locating double murder suspect

King County Sheriff’s Detectives are asking for the public’s help locating a man who is wanted for shooting and killing two men in White Center earlier this month. Police say that Merle Charles Buchanan,... [Read more]

Community Police Academy begins March 14; here’s how to sign up

Community Police Academy begins March 14; here’s how to sign up

The King County Sheriff’s Office – along with SeaTac and Burien Police – have designed a program to educate the Community about all the departments within the King County Sheriff’s Office. Students... [Read more]

Tukwila Police pursue an elusive pig named ‘Monty’

Tukwila Police pursue an elusive pig named ‘Monty’

From our sister site The Tukwila Blog: On Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, Tukwila Police officers performed a chase, only this pursuit was of the porcine variety, involving an elusive pig named ‘Morty.’ Unfortunately... [Read more]

SeaTac Motel 6 implicated in lawsuit filed by State Attorney General

SeaTac Motel 6 implicated in lawsuit filed by State Attorney General

Attorney General Bob Ferguson on Wednesday (Jan. 3) announced a lawsuit against national hotel chain Motel 6 – including the location in SeaTac – for voluntarily providing guest lists to agents of... [Read more]

Community Police Academy starts March 14; here’s how to sign up

Community Police Academy starts March 14; here’s how to sign up

Together with SeaTac and Burien Police Services, the Community Police Academy program was designed to increase the understanding between citizens and their Police Departments through public education. This... [Read more]

There’s a new Sheriff in town – Mitzi G. Johanknecht sworn in Tuesday

There’s a new Sheriff in town – Mitzi G. Johanknecht sworn in Tuesday

There’s a new Sheriff in town – Mitzi G. Johanknecht was sworn in as the new leader of the King County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday, Jan. 2. Johanknecht is a 33-year veteran of the sheriff’s... [Read more]

SeaTac Police Chief Mulligan leaves to join top command staff of new Sheriff

SeaTac Police Chief Mulligan leaves to join top command staff of new Sheriff

By Jack Mayne SeaTac Police Chief Lisa Mulligan was given the key to SeaTac at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting because she is leaving the city to join the top command staff of new King County Sheriff... [Read more]

Man arrested in connection to death of 2-year old boy in SeaTac Sunday

Man arrested in connection to death of 2-year old boy in SeaTac Sunday

Police arrested a 24-year old man Wednesday night (Dec. 6) in connection to the death of a 2-year old boy in SeaTac last Sunday. Police say that on Sunday, Dec. 3, just after 1 p.m., medics responded to... [Read more]

Public’s help sought finding stolen U-Haul with $1 million in band equipment

Public’s help sought finding stolen U-Haul with $1 million in band equipment

King County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help locating a U-Haul van that was stolen from a hotel parking lot in SeaTac containing over $1 million in musical equipment. The van... [Read more]

Man shoots, kills wife, then tries to kill self in SeaTac

Man shoots, kills wife, then tries to kill self in SeaTac

King County Sheriffs/SeaTac Police responded to an attempted murder/suicide in the 16000 block of 39th Lane South in SeaTac Friday night, Oct. 20. Police say a husband shot and killed his wife, then tried... [Read more]

National Drug Take Back Event will be at SeaTac City Hall Saturday, Oct. 28

National Drug Take Back Event will be at SeaTac City Hall Saturday, Oct. 28

The City of SeaTac will once again participate in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take Back event on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. On that date, the lobby of SeaTac City... [Read more]

POLL: Should SeaTac continue its Red Light Traffic camera program?

POLL: Should SeaTac continue its Red Light Traffic camera program?

There is some controversy brewing in SeaTac over Red Light Cameras, and we’d like to take our Readers collective pulse on this issue – please take a moment to vote in our Poll below: Do... [Read more]