Tagged with 'cops'

Beyond the numbers – honoring our law enforcement officers

Beyond the numbers – honoring our law enforcement officers

By Rod Covey Port of Seattle Police Chief In one way or another, we’re all a number. For some of you, a job classification may be tied to a number. Others may be wearing your favorite sports team uniform... [Read more]

Port of Seattle names Rod Covey as its new Chief of Police

Port of Seattle names Rod Covey as its new Chief of Police

Port of Seattle Interim CEO Dave Soike has hired Rod Covey as the new Chief of Police for the Port of Seattle. Covey has been the Interim Chief since the retirement of Chief Colleen Wilson in November... [Read more]

Three-year old falls from second floor window at SeaTac motel Monday morning

Three-year old falls from second floor window at SeaTac motel Monday morning

A 3-year old boy fell from a second story window at the Day’s Inn Motel in the 19000 block of International Blvd. (map below) in SeaTac just after 11 a.m. Monday morning, March 13. Police said that the... [Read more]

SeaTac, Burien Police ordered by Sheriff not to enforce federal ICE warrants

SeaTac, Burien Police ordered by Sheriff not to enforce federal ICE warrants

By Jack Mayne Burien, SeaTac police and King County Sheriff’s deputies were told recently that ICE immigration warrants are not enforceable because a federal court does not issue such warrants. Asking... [Read more]

Jewelry thieves steal $500,000 from courier in SeaTac, get busted in Chehalis

Jewelry thieves steal $500,000 from courier in SeaTac, get busted in Chehalis

Just after 6 p.m. Monday night, Jan. 30, police say that a courier was robbed of $500,000 in jewels at the Sleep Inn Motel in the 20400 block of International Blvd. in SeaTac. The King County Sheriff’s... [Read more]

Police shoot two men during homicide investigation in Des Moines Friday night

Police shoot two men during homicide investigation in Des Moines Friday night

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: Two men were shot by King County Sheriff’s Officers during a homicide investigation in Des Moines Friday night, Jan. 27, 2017. Police say that detectives received... [Read more]

VIDEO: Police chase, search for burglary suspect Friday; video released

VIDEO: Police chase, search for burglary suspect Friday; video released

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: At 11:30 a.m. Friday morning (Dec. 30, 2016), Des Moines Police Officers responded to a burglary in progress at a residence in the 25800 block of Marine View Drive... [Read more]

JACK MAYNE EDITORIAL: Local cities need to add more cops

JACK MAYNE EDITORIAL: Local cities need to add more cops

Commentary by Senior Writer Jack Mayne (click “Play” button to hear audio version:) http://www.b-townblog.com/wp-content/images/JackMayneEditorial-111816.mp3 With the biennial budgets of the cities... [Read more]

SeaTac Police bust drug dealer, seize stolen guns, narcotics, pot, cash & more

SeaTac Police bust drug dealer, seize stolen guns, narcotics, pot, cash & more

The SeaTac Police Department is reporting that on Thursday, Nov. 10 at about 1 a.m., an officer witnessed what he believed to be a narcotics transaction in the parking lot of the Motel 6 at S. 206th Street/Military... [Read more]

DUI stop in SeaTac leads to narcotics arrest

DUI stop in SeaTac leads to narcotics arrest

SeaTac Police are reporting that on Nov. 3 at about 2:20 a.m., Deputy Pat Kelly saw a car moving at very slow speeds on International Blvd. approaching S. 188th Street. Kelly could see that the driver... [Read more]

PODCAST: Diamond theft; taking on the FAA; bad logo; weather & more…

PODCAST: Diamond theft; taking on the FAA; bad logo; weather & more…

Here’s episode #74 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Shooting near N. SeaTac Park sends man to hospital with multiple gunshot wounds

Shooting near N. SeaTac Park sends man to hospital with multiple gunshot wounds

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a shooting early Sunday morning (Sept. 4) in the street at S. 128 Street and 21st Ave S. (map below) injured one man. The shooting took place near... [Read more]

Two shot, one killed in shooting at SeaTac Motel Wednesday night

Two shot, one killed in shooting at SeaTac Motel Wednesday night

King County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Wednesday night, Aug. 31, around 10 p.m. at the Motel 6 in the 18900 block of 47th Ave S. (map below). Deputies initially... [Read more]

Man found dead in in parked car

Man found dead in in parked car

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a man was found dead in SeaTac Wednesday morning, July 6, with at least one gunshot wound. A SeaTac Police officer patrolling near the 4000 block... [Read more]

Police seek public’s help finding 29-year old Swiss woman, last seen in SeaTac

Police seek public’s help finding 29-year old Swiss woman, last seen in SeaTac

The King County Sheriff’s Office wants everyone to be on the lookout for Maja Franziska Brandli, 29, last seen on June 19 at Sea-Tac Airport. Maja (pronounced ‘Maya‘) – who is from Switzerland... [Read more]

UPDATE: 15-year old Burien girl arrested for crash that left 2 in critical condition

UPDATE: 15-year old Burien girl arrested for crash that left 2 in critical condition

Photo courtesy Kent Fire RFA A 15-year old Burien girl is under arrest – and has been booked into the Youth Services Center for Vehicular Assault – after a crash in SeaTac Monday night (May 23) that... [Read more]

SeaTac Officer awarded King County Sheriff’s Office ‘Deputy of the Year’

SeaTac Officer awarded King County Sheriff’s Office ‘Deputy of the Year’

In November, SeaTac Master Police Officer Ed Hall (pictured above) was voted by his peers to be the SeaTac Police ‘Officer of the Year’ for 2015. A 21-year veteran of the King County Sheriff’s... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help finding this Fedora hat-wearing robbery suspect

Police seeking public’s help finding this Fedora hat-wearing robbery suspect

From our sister site The B-Town Blog: UPDATE WED, 12/30/15: King County Sheriff’s Detectives are still trying to identify the Fedora hat-wearing man pictured below, who police say robbed a convenience... [Read more]

‘Dud’ grenade found near McMicken Heights Elementary in SeaTac

‘Dud’ grenade found near McMicken Heights Elementary in SeaTac

Police say a grenade was found in the white box just left of a traffic cone on the sidewalk in the center of the photo. A grenade was found in a box near McMicken Heights Elementary School Monday morning... [Read more]

Arrest made in Oct. 29 SeaTac homicide

Arrest made in Oct. 29 SeaTac homicide

King County Sheriff’s detectives have made an arrest related to a homicide case that occurred in SeaTac on Oct. 29 (read our previous coverage here). Detectives arrested a 39-year old Seattle man around... [Read more]