Increase in Normandy Pk. burglaries tops police blotter

Normandy Pk. PD reports increase in burglaries
On Tuesday, Nov. 20, the Normandy Park Police Department issued the following two warnings: The Normandy Park Police Department would like to warn citizens of a recent upswing in burglaries and vehicle prowls. This is mainly happening off of 1st Avenue but almost all areas have been hit. The police department has recently made an arrest in one case, which may decrease the number of crimes in the future. We would remind citizens to not leave valuables in your vehicles and to lock doors and set alarms. We also encourage citizens to immediately report any suspicious activity to the police department by calling 206-248-7600 or 911. Any questions regarding these incidents you can contact Chief Gaddis at

Ecstasy confiscated in Burien
Detectives served a narcotics search warrant on a house in the 1000 block of SW 130 Street on Nov. 17 around 9:45 p.m., resulting in a haul valued at more than $54,000. Two men, both age 25-years old, were arrested. According to Sgt. Cindi West of the King County Sheriff’s Office, detectives seized: 6.83 pounds of marijuana, approximate street value of $10,000; 675 oxycodone pills, approximate street value $20,000; 820 Ecstasy pills, $12,000 approximate street value; over $12,000 in US currency and a hunting rifle. The house is about 300 yards from a school, said West.

Drunk man assaults hospital staff
A man was found drunk in the 12200 block of 4th Avenue Southwest. He was unable to care for himself and was transported to Highline Hospital. While at the hospital he tried to head butt and bite the hospital staff. Police responded and he was booked into King County Jail for investigation of felony assault.

Car break-ins, vandalism, prowlers and theft
15200 blk 22nd Ave. S.W., 13200 blk Ambaum Blvd S., 12600 blk 8th Ave. S., 13400 blk 2nd Ave. S.W., 300 blk S. 177th Pl., 100 blk S. 174th St., 11900 blk 26th Pl. S.W., 2000 blk S. 142nd Pl., 13700 blk 24th Ave. S., 3000 blk S.W. 170th St., 15800 blk 4th Ave. S., 13700 blk 12th Ave. S.W., 11900 blk 26th Pl. S.W., 12800 blk Ambaum Blvd. S., 15400 blk Des Moines Memorial Dr., 900 blk S.W. 152nd St.

Residential burglaries and break-ins
17400 blk Ambaum Blvd S., 600 blk S. 188th, 1000 blk S.W. 156th, 14400 blk 6th Pl. S.W., 14400 blk Military Rd. S., 16000 blk 13th Ave. S.W., 14000 blk 6th Ave. S., 11400 blk 11th Ave. S.W., 13000 blk 12th Ave. S.W.

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