Burien bloody brawl tops police blotter

Theft at Burien Walgreens culminates in bloody brawl
A man who attempted to shoplift beef jerky and a can of soup in a Burien Walgreens at SW 148th St. and Ambaum Blvd. the night of Sept. 26 got into a bloody brawl when a good Samaritan chased him down and tried to apprehend the suspect. "He was confronted by a clerk. When she confronted him he shoved her, which makes it a robbery," said Sgt. Patrick McCurdy of the King County sheriff's office, referring to the
suspect. The alleged thief, who police say is a known drug user, took off on foot. Robbin Geiger, who was riding bikes with his 10-year-old son, Cooper, saw the incident and immediately gave chase.

Burien man charged with first-degree murder
King County prosecutors have charged 33-year-old Asuan Santos-Valdez of Burien with first-degree murder in connection with the shooting at a Tukwila motel parking lot. He is accused of shooting Orlando Soto 37, of Tukwila, in the 14100 block of Tukwila International Boulevard at about 10:30 p.m. Sept. 1, according to charging papers.

Man arrested for attempting to abduct boy
A man is in custody after attempting to abduct a boy from the bathroom at Albertson's on 1st Ave S. in Burien today, the King County Sheriff's Office said. The Sheriffs office says an 11-year-old boy was in the store with his parents and siblings and went inside the bathroom where a man attacked and choked him.

Car break-ins, vandalism, prowlers and thefts
15700 blk 4th Ave. S., 1000 blk S.W. 130th St., 10800 blk 24th Ave. S., 200 blk S.W.
154th St., 11600 blk 1st Ave. S., 15700 blk 12th Ave. S.W., 11800 blk 5th Ave. S., 200
blk S. 152nd St., 12000 blk 3rd Ave. S., 1000 blk S.W. 150th St., 1000 blk S.W. 137th
St., 1000 blk S.W. 149th, 13800 blk 12th Ave. S.W., 14700 blk 6th Ave. S.W., 15300 blk
Ambaum Blvd S., 2000 blk S.W. 167th Pl., 1000 blk S.W. 132nd Ln., 15600 blk 11th
Ave. S.W., 12200 blk 2nd Pl. S.W.
Residential burglaries and break-ins
15600 blk 11th Ave. S.W., 1000 blk S.W. 156th, 12800 blk 7th Ave. S.

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