Crime Section

Community Police Academy begins Mar. 7

Community Police Academy begins Mar. 7

The Community Police Academy will meet every Wednesday for 12 weeks from March 7 until May 30. There will be two Saturday classes as well for hands-on firearms and driving training. This is a 13-week opportunity... [Read more]

Tukwila Police Blotter(s) for the weekend of Jan. 26-28, 2018

Tukwila Police Blotter(s) for the weekend of Jan. 26-28, 2018

This last weekend, the Tukwila Police Department released more of its entertaining Blotters for Jan. 26-28, 2018. Some of our fave excerpts include: “Several officers on the other side of the building... [Read more]

FBI honors Tukwila’s Katrina Dohn with Director’s Community Leadership Award

FBI honors Tukwila’s Katrina Dohn with Director’s Community Leadership Award

The FBI Seattle Field Office this week selected Tukwila leader Katrina Dohn for its 2017 Director’s Community Leadership Award (DCLA). Every year, each FBI field office honors a person who has demonstrated... [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]

Tukwila Police recover stolen car, credit cards, social security cards & more

Tukwila Police recover stolen car, credit cards, social security cards & more

On Sunday night, Jan. 14, Tukwila Police Officers working the night shift responded to reports of a male and female with flashlights trying to break into a vehicle in the 14400 block of 34th Ave S. (map... [Read more]

Man arrested after human remains found in Tukwila Thursday

Man arrested after human remains found in Tukwila Thursday

Detectives with the Tukwila Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit (MCU) are investigating the discovery of human remains found Thursday, Jan. 11 by a resident in the 5800 block of S. 152nd Place (map... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Suspicious device’ on Southcenter Blvd. turns out to be rice cooker

UPDATE: ‘Suspicious device’ on Southcenter Blvd. turns out to be rice cooker

UPDATE 4:20 p.m. Jan. 9, 2018: Tukwila Police have re-opened Southcenter Blvd., and are reporting that the ‘suspicious device’ found at a bus shelter was actually a rice cooker: The suspicious... [Read more]

VIDEO: Tukwila Police pursue an elusive pig named ‘Monty’

VIDEO: Tukwila Police pursue an elusive pig named ‘Monty’

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 (or fortunately if... [Read more]

Illegal street racers busted in four-city, multi-agency police operation

Illegal street racers busted in four-city, multi-agency police operation

On Friday, July 14, Multiple King County Police Agencies (Auburn, Kent, Renton, and Tukwila) in collaboration with Washington State Troopers created a multi-agency task force that participated in an illegal... [Read more]

Shooting at Westfield Southcenter Mall in Tukwila Saturday night

Shooting at Westfield Southcenter Mall in Tukwila Saturday night

The Tukwila Police Department is reporting that at at least one gunshot was fired in the Westfield Southcenter Mall Saturday night, July 1, around 8:45 p.m. The shooting stemmed from a dispute between... [Read more]