Airport security breach tops police blotter

By Shara Wallace

Man breaks through airport security
A man sits in King County jail after he allegedly bolted through a security checkpoint at Sea-Tac Airport and onto an empty plane. The suspect did not have a plane ticket when he ran through the TSA passenger screening area. The man reportedly made it to Gate D10 and is accused of going through emergency exit doors and onto an airport ramp. He then climbed the stairs to the jetway, broke safety glass on a security door, made it on to an empty American Airlines plane and belted himself in a first class seat. Officers entered the plane and were able to take the suspect into custody after a short struggle. The man, in his late 20ʼs, was likely under the influence of drugs. A judge set bail at $100,000.

Police chase
Burien Washington: A King county Sheriff's deputy attempted to pull over a suspected stolen car with five people inside, but the driver sped off. The deputy gave chase and was soon joined by King County's Guardian One Helicopter. Near the 1500 block of SW Trenton, the five inside the car got out and tried to run but three were captured and the other two are still on the loose.

Family Fears
In December of 2012, Yichun Xu, pleaded not guilty to vehicular homicide and other charges related to a car accident that killed a 25 year old woman. The 19 year old Chinese national and student, allegedly drove his car at high speeds through residential neighborhoods of Des Moines running a stop sign and crashing into Brenda Gomez's car. Gomez died from complications of a brain injury in November 2012. The family fears that the justice system is not working fast enough and Xu may flee to China before his trial. Xu pleaded not guilty last December and was held in King County jail on $2 million bail. The bail was set high due to fears that he would flee to China if released but Xu's family paid the bail.

Car break-ins, vandalism, prowlers and theft
13200 blk 22nd Ave. S., 14200 blk 26th Pl. S., 15000 blk Military Rd. S., 3000 blk S. 176th St., 4000 blk S. 170th St., 17200 blk 30th Ave. S., 10100 blk 8th S., 10400 blk Des Moines Memorial Dr., 10400 blk 17th Ave. S.W., 1000 blk S. 255th Pl., 2000 blk S. 241st St., 20400 blk 4th Pl. S., 2000 blk S. 260th St., 23500 blk 16th Pl. S., 500 blk S. 222nd St., 19400 blk 10th Ave. S., 10000 blk 2nd Ave. S., 10600 blk 14th Ave. S.W., 300 blk S. 177th Pl., 16500 blk 19th Ave. S.W., 13700 blk 12th Ave. S.W., 12600 blk Roseburg Ave. S., 11800 blk 26th Ave. S., 100 blk S. 150th St., 700 blk S. 136th

Residential burglaries and break-ins
16000 blk 34th Ave. S., 4000 blk S. 176th St., 22800 blk 26th Ave. S., 22000 blk 13th Ave. S., 10800 blk 4th Ave. S., 1000 blk S.W. 158th St., 400 blk S.W. 154th, 18900 blk 4th Ave. S., 13200 blk 6th Ave. S., 15400 blk 11th Ave. S.W., 1000 blk S.W. 131st St., 12400 blk Des Moines Memorial Dr., 16000 blk Des Moines Memorial Dr., 1000 blk S.W.132nd St., 11900 blk Roseburg Ave. S., 11700 blk 14th Ave. S., 11200 blk 12th Ave. S.

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