Crime Section

Middle School student with weapon reported near Foster High campus

Middle School student with weapon reported near Foster High campus

On Wednesday afternoon (June 5) there were reports of a Showalter Middle School student possibly carrying a handgun near the Foster High School campus in Tukwila, the Tukwila School District reported. Late... [Read more]

Tukwila Police warn residents about recent purse snatching incidents

Tukwila Police warn residents about recent purse snatching incidents

Over the past month, Tukwila Police say they have noticed a trend of purse snatching incidents in the South King County area including Tukwila, Renton, Kent, Covington and Auburn. “Locally, we have... [Read more]

Man shot at gas station dies from injuries; Renton man arrested

Man shot at gas station dies from injuries; Renton man arrested

On Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at about 12 a.m., Tukwila Police Officers in the vicinity of Southcenter Blvd and Tukwila International Blvd heard the sound of an illegal discharge. Police say that a 32-year-old... [Read more]

Tukwila Police seeking public’s help identifying burglary suspect

Tukwila Police seeking public’s help identifying burglary suspect

The Tukwila Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying the following burglary suspect: Police say that on April 2, at around 11 p.m., the pictured suspect broke into an occupied... [Read more]

City of Tukwila offering discounted locking mailboxes to residents

City of Tukwila offering discounted locking mailboxes to residents

On Friday, April 5, the City of Tukwila announced that it will be offering discounted locking mailboxes to residents at cost – just $108. The city said this new crime prevention program has been in... [Read more]

Tukwila Police release statement on Southcenter incident

Tukwila Police release statement on Southcenter incident

The Tukwila Police Department posted a statement about the Mar. 5 melee of around 500 juveniles at Westfield Southcenter Mall, which caused a major response from police as well as store owners and customers: On... [Read more]

Demolition of Travelodge Motel begins, and Tukwila Police have some advice

Demolition of Travelodge Motel begins, and Tukwila Police have some advice

Demolition of the Travelodge at 14845 Tukwila Int Blvd began on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. Here’s an update from Tukwila Police: Crews demolished the north building this morning (Tuesday, Feb.... [Read more]

Spring 2019 Community Police Academy starts Tuesday, Feb. 26

Spring 2019 Community Police Academy starts Tuesday, Feb. 26

Starting on Tuesday, Feb. 26, the Community Police Academy is a 12-session program that provides Tukwila residents and merchants with first-hand information about the operations of Tukwila’s Police Department. This... [Read more]

VIDEO: Recognize this toy thief? Tukwila Police seeking public’s help

VIDEO: Recognize this toy thief? Tukwila Police seeking public’s help

The Tukwila Police Department is seeking the public’s help identifying the toy thief seen in the surveillance video below: ID ME – Bah Humbug Edition! We have two robbery suspects that we would... [Read more]

Tukwila Police arrest prolific 23-year old purse snatcher suspect

Tukwila Police arrest prolific 23-year old purse snatcher suspect

The Tukwila Police Department is reporting that on Friday afternoon, Oct. 19, 2018, detectives culminated a months-long investigation into a series of purse and wallet thefts at Costco with the arrest... [Read more]