Former SeaTac Mayor Siefkes disbarred in WA; can’t practice law anywhere in U.S.

Former SeaTac Mayor Siefkes disbarred in WA; can’t practice law anywhere in U.S.

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: By Jack Mayne Former SeaTac Mayor Michael Siefkes can never again practice law in Washington state, or seek a law license in any other state in the nation following... [Read more]


Council told of citizen’s help solving murder; OKs flashing light crossing

Council told of citizen’s help solving murder; OKs flashing light crossing

By Jack Mayne Arrest of a Tacoma man suspected of murder in Redondo Square shopping area was possible quickly because of a citizen’s response to police request for information, the police chief told... [Read more]


Renton man arrested in connection with fatal shooting at Redondo Square

Renton man arrested in connection with fatal shooting at Redondo Square

On Tuesday, Nov. 6, Des Moines Police announced that they have arrested a 22-year old Renton man in connection with the fatal shooting of a 31-year old man at the Redondo Square shopping complex on Oct.... [Read more]


Police seeking help finding suspect wanted for Sunday’s fatal shooting

Police seeking help finding suspect wanted for Sunday’s fatal shooting

On Sunday, Oct. 28 at about 9:14 p.m., the Des Moines Police Department received a 911 call from a citizen at the shopping complex located at 27061 Pacific Highway South, who had found a dead body. The... [Read more]


Woodmont Union seeks to re-open 1933 local socialite death investigation

Woodmont Union seeks to re-open 1933 local socialite death investigation

The Woodmont Union of the Unexplained and Unresolved (“WUUU”) held its annual meeting last weekend and took up the tragic story of Mary Lydia Fitzgerald, a Tacoma socialite whose body was discovered... [Read more]


Des Moines Police holding ‘Neighborhood Conversation’ this Wednesday, Oct. 24

Des Moines Police holding ‘Neighborhood Conversation’ this Wednesday, Oct. 24

The Des Moines Police Department will be holding a ‘Neighborhood Conversation’ this Wednesday, Oct. 24, with a focus on the Pacific Ridge Neighborhood. This free, open event will be held from... [Read more]


City Council hears why Des Moines Police let suspect go

City Council hears why Des Moines Police let suspect go

By Jack Mayne The unusual event of police letting a “red handed” thief go without arrest was explained by the police chief, and the Des Moines City Council continued preparations for the 2019 budget... [Read more]


Police respond to drive-by shooting in Des Moines Thursday morning

Police respond to drive-by shooting in Des Moines Thursday morning

Thursday morning, Oct. 11, at 06:14 a.m. Des Moines Police responded to a drive-by shooting in the 2800 block of South 218th Street (map below). Witnesses reported that five minutes prior, a vehicle pulled... [Read more]


Fundraiser to purchase K9 for Des Moines Police raises almost $32,000

Fundraiser to purchase K9 for Des Moines Police raises almost $32,000

A fundraiser auction for the Des Moines Police Foundation last Saturday raised almost $32,000 to purchase a K9 for the Des Moines Police Department. “Thank you Yvonne Nutting, Jeana Procter, Jehnee... [Read more]


Seven rental cars stolen in huge heist at Sea-Tac Airport Rental Car Facility

Seven rental cars stolen in huge heist at Sea-Tac Airport Rental Car Facility

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: Seven rental cars were stolen and another was crashed and abandoned in a big heist at the Rental Car Facility (RCF) of Sea-Tac Airport on Friday, Sept. 21. The Port... [Read more]


Des Moines Police Department’s ‘Basic Citizens Academy’ starts Tues., Oct. 16

Des Moines Police Department’s ‘Basic Citizens Academy’ starts Tues., Oct. 16

The Des Moines Police Department ‘Basic Citizens Academy’ – which starts Tuesday, Oct. 16 – provides an opportunity for citizens to get up close and personal with the resources and tools... [Read more]


Bicyclist struck by hit & run driver in Des Moines Tuesday morning

Bicyclist struck by hit & run driver in Des Moines Tuesday morning

Des Moines Police say that a 53-year old male bicyclist was struck by a hit & run driver on Tuesday morning, Sept. 4. The victim was traveling on the shoulder of Kent-Des Moines Road near 10th Ave... [Read more]


Rape attempted near top of Des Moines Beach Park Trail Thursday morning

Rape attempted near top of Des Moines Beach Park Trail Thursday morning

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a rape was attempted near the start of the Des Moines Beach Park Trail on Thursday morning, Aug. 30. Police say the assault took place near the... [Read more]


Next ‘Coffee with a Cop’ will be Wednesday, Sept. 12 at Wesley Homes

Next ‘Coffee with a Cop’ will be Wednesday, Sept. 12 at Wesley Homes

The next ‘Coffee with a Cop’ will be Wednesday, Sept. 12 at Wesley Homes. This free, public and open event will run from 9 – 10 a.m. “Please join us at Wesley Homes – Terrace... [Read more]


‘Old Roy’ monument dedicated to local Bootlegging history unveiled

‘Old Roy’ monument dedicated to local Bootlegging history unveiled

Hosted in Des Moines by the Woodmont Country Club on the shores of Puget Sound, The Good Bootlegger’s Guild recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to reveal a new bronze and stone monument overlooking... [Read more]


Detectives seeking help regarding 1982 disappearance of Benjamin Ridley

Detectives seeking help regarding 1982 disappearance of Benjamin Ridley

King County Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for help from the public regarding the 1982 disappearance of Benjamin Ridley. Ridley was last seen in the Burien area in July, 1982, when he was 15-years... [Read more]


Des Moines Police Department holding Community Meeting on Wed., Sept. 19

Des Moines Police Department holding Community Meeting on Wed., Sept. 19

The Des Moines Police Department will be holding a Community Meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at Highline College. This free, open meeting will start at 7 p.m. in Building 7, and will highlight: Crime Statistics... [Read more]


Quiet Skies Puget Sound releases statement on Horizon Air incident

Quiet Skies Puget Sound releases statement on Horizon Air incident

Quiet Skies Puget Sound released the following statement about the tragic Horizon Air incident that started at Sea-Tac Airport Friday night, Aug. 10, and resulted in the death of grounds crew member Richard... [Read more]


VIDEO: Family of man who stole & crashed Horizon Q400 press conference

VIDEO: Family of man who stole & crashed Horizon Q400 press conference

On Saturday, Aug. 11, the family of Richard ‘Beebo’ Russell held a press conference about their son, who was tragically killed when the Horizon Air Q400 airplane he stole from Sea-Tac Airport... [Read more]


Des Moines Council told city has become ‘solvent, strong and sustainable’

Des Moines Council told city has become ‘solvent, strong and sustainable’

By Jack Mayne The Des Moines City Council held its first budget session on Thursday (Aug. 2) for the upcoming 2019 fiscal year, the first of many meetings ahead leading to a potential final decision by... [Read more]