Tagged with 'cops'

REMINDER: Police – including SWAT Team – will train at Marina Tuesday

REMINDER: Police – including SWAT Team – will train at Marina Tuesday

REMINDER: Police – including the King County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team – will be conducting training at and around the Des Moines Marina (22307 Dock Ave.) all day Tuesday, Nov. 25 from 9 a.m.... [Read more]

Law enforcement exercises to be held on Des Moines waterfront on Nov. 25

Law enforcement exercises to be held on Des Moines waterfront on Nov. 25

On Tuesday Nov. 25, the King County Sheriff’s Office TAC 30 team (the department’s tactical unit) will be hosting a multi-agency maritime operations exercise in the area of the Des Moines waterfront,... [Read more]

Local jurisdictions join together to reduce demand for Prostitution

Local jurisdictions join together to reduce demand for Prostitution

Law enforcement and community leaders from across King County have joined together to announce a major initiative to reduce the demand for prostitution where the majority of sex buying now takes place – online…

LETTER: ‘Disappointed in incompetence and laziness … by Des Moines PD’

LETTER: ‘Disappointed in incompetence and laziness … by Des Moines PD’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Waterland Blog nor its staff:] Good Afternoon, I am writing to share... [Read more]

Gunshots heard near Pinebrook Terrace condominiums early Wed. morning

Gunshots heard near Pinebrook Terrace condominiums early Wed. morning

WLB Reader Sarah Isham sent us the following email Wed. morning (Aug. 6), about hearing gunshots near the Pinebrook Terrace condominiums near 21st and Kent/Des Moines Road early this morning: “I... [Read more]

Des Moines Police disarm and arrest burglary suspect Thursday

Des Moines Police disarm and arrest burglary suspect Thursday

Thursday morning (April 24) Des Moines Police apprehended, disarmed and arrested a burglar at the Harbor Gate Apartments (2465 S. Kent Des Moines Road), finding a stolen gun on him that was taken from... [Read more]

Get to know your local police – have ‘Coffee with a Cop’!

Get to know your local police – have ‘Coffee with a Cop’!

Get better acquainted with your local police officers by having ‘Coffee with a Cop!’ “No agenda or speeches, just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns, and get to know the officers... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Police seeking man who robbed same Key Bank twice in one week

PHOTOS: Police seeking man who robbed same Key Bank twice in one week

King County Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying this man, who they say robbed a Key Bank in the 17800 block of 1st Ave South of Burien (map below) twice in September: On... [Read more]

Gunshots fired in Des Moines early Saturday morning; no injuries reported

Gunshots fired in Des Moines early Saturday morning; no injuries reported

A Reader wrote us asking about multiple gunshots being fired around 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning (Sept. 14) near a bus stop in the 2300 block of S. Kent Des Moines Road (map below). “We had a report... [Read more]

State Patrol seeking witnesses to Southcenter head-on collision

State Patrol seeking witnesses to Southcenter head-on collision

The Washington State Patrol is investigating a two vehicle, wrong-way, head-on injury collision that occurred on Monday, April 29, 2013 at about 8:09 a.m. The collision occurred on the Southcenter Parkway... [Read more]

Drug ring bust in Des Moines, Kent nets Police 1/4 kilo of cocaine, cash

Drug ring bust in Des Moines, Kent nets Police 1/4 kilo of cocaine, cash

Search Warrants served last Thursday (April 25) at two houses in Des Moines and Kent netted police 1/4 Kilo of cocaine and over $6,000 in cash. Detectives and TAC-30 from the King County Sheriff’s Office,... [Read more]

‘Vehicular Assault’ Collision in Des Moines Sends Five to Hospital Saturday

‘Vehicular Assault’ Collision in Des Moines Sends Five to Hospital Saturday

A speeding vehicle driven by a 19-year old man crashed into a car in Des Moines on Saturday, Nov. 10, sending all the passengers to local hospitals, and causing life-threatening injuries to the 25-year... [Read more]

Up to 16 Shots Fired, Man Shot At in Mysterious Incident in Des Moines Mon.

Up to 16 Shots Fired, Man Shot At in Mysterious Incident in Des Moines Mon.

Monday night (Oct. 15) around 11:24 p.m., reports of up to 16 gunshots fired in the vicinity of 21st South and Kent/Des Moines Road (map below) came into Des Moines Police, according to Barry Sellers of... [Read more]

Speeding Motorcycle Results in Des Moines Man’s Arrest in Oregon

Speeding Motorcycle Results in Des Moines Man’s Arrest in Oregon

A Des Moines man was arrested Sunday night (Aug. 12) by Oregon State Police troopers after he and another cyclist allegedly tried to speed away on Interstate 5 north of Eugene at speeds far exceeding 100... [Read more]

U.S. Marshals Seeking Public’s Help Finding Armed Felon in Area

U.S. Marshals Seeking Public’s Help Finding Armed Felon in Area

U.S. Marshals are looking for an armed felon named Corey Clairmont (pictured above), who eluded police when they tried to stop him on International Blvd in SeaTac. Clairmont is believed to be armed, and... [Read more]

B-TOWN BLOG: Amber Alert turns Burien Into Major Police Zone Tuesday

B-TOWN BLOG: Amber Alert turns Burien Into Major Police Zone Tuesday

Our sister site The B-Town Blog is reporting about an Amber Alert that turned Burien into a major police (and media) zone Tuesday afternoon. Michael Riley, the suspect, was taken into custody, and the... [Read more]

City Releases Names of Five Finalists for Des Moines Police Chief Position

City Releases Names of Five Finalists for Des Moines Police Chief Position

The City of Des Moines on Monday (May 14) announced five Finalists for the position of Police Chief: George Delgado, Commander, Vancouver, WA Charlie Dennis, former Chief of Police, Page, AZ John Dyer,... [Read more]

There’s a New Sheriff in King County, and His Name is Steve Strachan

There’s a New Sheriff in King County, and His Name is Steve Strachan

On Monday (April 2), the King County Council appointed Steve Strachan as the new King County Sheriff, succeeding Sue Rahr, who left March 31 to become director of the Washington State Criminal Justice... [Read more]