Tagged with 'Crime'

Survey shows some SeaTac residents feel unsafe, but it’s a good place to live

Survey shows some SeaTac residents feel unsafe, but it’s a good place to live

by Jack Mayne A tiny percentage of SeaTac residents say they often feel unsafe and that was expressed in the concern for both auto thefts and general thefts, but residents also believed the city was a... [Read more]

Buckle up! City of SeaTac participating in ‘Click It or Ticket’ patrols May 18–31

Buckle up! City of SeaTac participating in ‘Click It or Ticket’ patrols May 18–31

The City of SeaTac will be participating in the annual statewide “Click It or Ticket” campaign, which will take place between May 18 and May 31.  During these dates, motorists in Washington... [Read more]

Council scolded over its reaction to trash, homelessness at North SeaTac Park

Council scolded over its reaction to trash, homelessness at North SeaTac Park

SeaTac resident Janice Taylor speaks to Councilmembers with her Combat Boots on the podium. by Jack Mayne Several SeaTac residents lashed out at the City Council Tuesday night (May 12), saying they were... [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]