Tagged with 'king county sheriff’s office'

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]

Homeowner shoots, kills burglary suspect in SeaTac

Homeowner shoots, kills burglary suspect in SeaTac

Just after 11 a.m. on Thursday (Sept. 14), SeaTac Police received a call of a burglary at a residence in the 17600 block of 38th Ave S. (map below), along with shots being fired. When deputies arrived,... [Read more]

Two men dead after apparent murder suicide in SeaTac

Two men dead after apparent murder suicide in SeaTac

Deputies responded to a report of two subjects being shot at a house in the 2400 block of S. 142nd Lane in SeaTac (map below) just before 7 a.m. Wednesday morning (Aug. 2), and when they arrived they found... [Read more]

UPDATE: Suspect in rape of elderly woman in SeaTac arrested Saturday

UPDATE: Suspect in rape of elderly woman in SeaTac arrested Saturday

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that the suspect in the brutal rape and assault of an 83-year old woman on Thursday, July 20 has been arrested (read our previous coverage here). Police... [Read more]

Elderly woman sexually assaulted at Assisted Living Facility in SeaTac

Elderly woman sexually assaulted at Assisted Living Facility in SeaTac

An 83-year old woman is recovering today after being brutally assaulted – both physically and sexually – at an assisted living facility in SeaTac on Thursday, July 20. Police say that the woman was... [Read more]

One dead after attempted murder/suicide in SeaTac Saturday night

One dead after attempted murder/suicide in SeaTac Saturday night

At around 9:45 p.m. Saturday night (June 24), police responded to a shooting at a house in the 14200 block of 29th Ave S., where they found one man dead with a gunshot wound to the head and another shot... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help identifying SeaTac robbery suspect

Police seeking public’s help identifying SeaTac robbery suspect

Detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying a man who robbed a woman at gunpoint last Monday night in SeaTac. Police said the woman was in her parked car when the suspect approached her,... [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]

Man dies after being hit by stray bullet in his SeaTac home Thursday morning

Man dies after being hit by stray bullet in his SeaTac home Thursday morning

UPDATE: Sadly, the victim of this tragedy has passed away. A 74-year old man was shot in SeaTac early Thursday morning (Jan. 19) after a bullet went through the wall of his house and struck him in the... [Read more]

Community Police Academy starts Mar. 9, and here’s how YOU can sign up

Community Police Academy starts Mar. 9, and here’s how YOU can sign up

The King County, Burien and SeaTac Police Departments will be holding a FREE Community Police Academy this spring, and registration is now open. Classes will begin on Thursday, Mar. 9, 2017, and will... [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]

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]