Tagged with 'Police'

JACK MAYNE EDITORIAL: Local cities need to add more cops

JACK MAYNE EDITORIAL: Local cities need to add more cops

Commentary by Senior Writer Jack Mayne (click “Play” button to hear audio version:) http://www.b-townblog.com/wp-content/images/JackMayneEditorial-111816.mp3 With the biennial budgets of the cities... [Read more]

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Des Moines Police seeking help finding mail theft suspect

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Des Moines Police seeking help finding mail theft suspect

The Des Moines Police Department is seeking the community’s help identifying this suspected mail thief: http://waterlandblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/16-10855-1.mp4 On Nov. 9, 2016 at 10:42... [Read more]

Des Moines Police Department holding Toy Drive to benefit HCSATS

Des Moines Police Department holding Toy Drive to benefit HCSATS

The Des Moines Police Department is again sponsoring a Toy Drive to benefit the Harborview Center for Sexual Assault & Traumatic Stress (HCSATS). Among the many other things they do, HCSATS provides... [Read more]

Des Moines Police arrest parents, charge them for homicide of 6-month old baby

Des Moines Police arrest parents, charge them for homicide of 6-month old baby

The Des Moines Police Department announced Friday (Nov. 4) that they had arrested two parents believed to be responsible for the February 2016 homicide of their 6-month old baby. Both were booked into... [Read more]

‘Thank You Des Moines Police!’ event at Des Moines Library this Friday, Nov. 4

‘Thank You Des Moines Police!’ event at Des Moines Library this Friday, Nov. 4

A ‘Thank You Des Moines Police!’ event will be held at the Des Moines Library this Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, from 11:30 a.m. – Noon. This is a free, family program, and all ages are welcome. “Join... [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]

Police seeking witnesses in $400,000 diamond robbery in SeaTac Tuesday

Police seeking witnesses in $400,000 diamond robbery in SeaTac Tuesday

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: King County Sheriff’s detectives are trying to locate anyone who witnessed a robbery in SeaTac on Tuesday (Oct. 25) around noon. Police say that the victims are... [Read more]

Des Moines Police arrest suspect in shooting death of George Brown

Des Moines Police arrest suspect in shooting death of George Brown

The Des Moines Police Department on Thursday (Oct. 20) announced that they have arrested a suspect in the Jan. 7, 2016 shooting death of 29-year old George Brown. Police said that on that day at about... [Read more]

Resurrection Lutheran Church donates $4,941 to Des Moines Police Foundation

Resurrection Lutheran Church donates $4,941 to Des Moines Police Foundation

This past Sunday (Oct. 9), Resurrection Lutheran Church presented Chaplain Lou Cox of the Des Moines Police with a check for $4,941.11 to benefit the police department’s Chaplains’ Fund. This fund... [Read more]

Help Special Olympics at Des Moines Police Department’s ‘Tip A Cop’ Oct. 22

Help Special Olympics at Des Moines Police Department’s ‘Tip A Cop’ Oct. 22

Mark your calendars – the Des Moines Police Department will be partnering with Normandy Park, Washington Police & Des Moines Red Robin for its Annual ‘Tip A Cop’ event benefitting Special... [Read more]

Concerned about ‘Creepy Clowns’? School District releases statement

Concerned about ‘Creepy Clowns’? School District releases statement

Highline Public Schools this week posted a statement about the recent ‘Creepy Clowns’ phenomenon that seems to have developed a life of its own recently, especially online. On Tuesday (Oct.... [Read more]

Beware drivers: City of Des Moines will be installing three new red light cameras

Beware drivers: City of Des Moines will be installing three new red light cameras

The City of Des Moines announced Thursday (Sept. 29) that it plans on installing red light photo enforcement cameras and begin issuing violations at three intersections starting Nov. 1. The city will... [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]

FOLLOWUP: Girls’ Lemonade Stand brings in over $4,000 for Police

FOLLOWUP: Girls’ Lemonade Stand brings in over $4,000 for Police

As we previously reported, Natalie & Lilah Nutting – daughters of Des Moines Councilmember Jeremy Nutting – hosted a Lemonade Stand Fundraiser to raise funds for the Des Moines Police Foundation... [Read more]

No ban, but concerns over Pokémon Go players in Des Moines; plus, take our Poll

No ban, but concerns over Pokémon Go players in Des Moines; plus, take our Poll

A large group of Pokémon Go players congregate in the crowded marina parking lot and pier around 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 8, 2016 (click image to see larger version). Photo by Diane Towne. By Jack Mayne &... [Read more]

PODCAST: New City Manager hired; Jack Mayne commentary & more

PODCAST: New City Manager hired; Jack Mayne commentary & more

Here’s episode #63 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]

Drone operator gets stung by bees during Des Moines’ 4th of July celebration

Drone operator gets stung by bees during Des Moines’ 4th of July celebration

On Monday night, during Des Moines’ July 4th celebration – while crowds were gathering – a small drone was seen and heard flying just inside the entrance to the beach park. Des Moines Police... [Read more]

REMINDER: Fireworks are illegal within the City of Des Moines

REMINDER: Fireworks are illegal within the City of Des Moines

The City of Des Moines, along with Police Department, would like to remind everyone that the possession and use of “Fireworks” within the City limits of Des Moines is prohibited: 9.42.030 Fireworks... [Read more]