Shooting suspect tops police blotter
By Shara Wallace
Man suspected of shooting girlfriend turns gun on self
A man suspected of shooting his girlfriend in the abdomen and fleeing the scene later
shot himself in the chest as police surrounded him Thursday, September 12, the King
County Sheriff's Office said. Both the woman and man were rushed to Harborview
Medical Center. Their conditions were not immediately known. King County sheriff's Sgt.
Cindi West said the couple was in an SUV in the 13220 block of 24th Avenue South
when they got into some sort of altercation and the man allegedly shot her in the
abdomen. The SUV crashed. He fled the scene, got into another vehicle, then
abandoned that car and ran into the woods in the area of 128th and Military Road. A K-9
team and officers tracked him down and surrounded the area. The suspect then shot
himself in the chest, West said.
Burien man sentenced to 15 years in child pornography case
A registered sex offender with a prior conviction of child molestation was sentenced to
15 years in prison for receipt of child pornography. Charles Glenn Perkins, 53, pleaded
guilty in June 2013 following an investigation by the U. S. Immigration and Customs
Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations(HSI). U.S. District Court Judge
Ricardo S. Martinez recommended that Perkins be placed at a prison with sex offender
treatment and imposed a 15 year term of supervised release following his prison
sentence. Perkins was identified by law enforcement when he tried to enter Canada on
December 29, 2012 and was denied entry due to his prior convictions for sex offenses.
Perkins is a registered sex offender in Washington State having previously been
convicted of child molestation offenses in Kitsap County in 1987 and 1990. The
Canadian Border agents send Perkin's laptop for screening and investigators noted two
pictures of nude children. Agents then obtained a search warrant for his Burien
residence. A review of his digital media revealed that he had received and possessed
approximately 610 images and 10 videos of minors engaged in sexually explicit
Car break-ins, vandalism, prowlers and theft
13000 blk 24th Ave. S., 14900 blk 21st Ave. S.W., 11200 blk Des Moines Memorial Dr.,
11800 blk 26th Ave. S., 11900 blk 28th Ave. S.W., 11400 blk 26th Ave. S.W., 13700 blk
12th Ave. S.W., 2000 blk S. 120th St., 15700 blk Ambaum Blvd. S., 100 blk S.W. 155th
Residential burglaries and break-ins
13800 blk 29th Ave. S., 400 blk S.W. 116th Pl., 1000 blk S.W. 139th St., 11900 blk
Marine View Dr. S., 15600 blk 8th Ave. S.W., 16400 blk 10th S.W., 11600 blk 25th Ave.
S., 11800 blk 10th Ave. S.