Auto theft interruption tops Police Blotter
1. Victim interrupts suspect attempting to steal truck in downtown Burien.
A man in downtown Burien discovered a man in his pick up truck on the evening of December 6th. The suspect had entered the unlocked vehicle and was using a flashlight to light his attempt to start the truck with a screwdriver. When the victim confronted the suspect, the man fled the scene on foot before Police arrived.
2. Suspected thief caught with two bottles of rum in pants
Staff at the Albertsons at 15840 1st Avenue South in Burien prevented a man from robbing their grocery store on evening of December 6th. The man was arrested by Burien Police after it was discover that he had hidden two bottles of Bacardi rum in his pants.
3. Intoxicated woman banned from Highline Lanes - Returns home and assaults parents
Police responded to a call from the Highline Lanes in Burien just before Midnight on December 6th to deal with an intoxicated woman who was attempting to start fights with patrons. After being removed from the premies, the woman returned to her home. Less than thirty minutes later, Police arrest the woman after her parents called 911 saying she had pulled out chunks of her mothers hair, caused property damage, and assaulted her father by slapping him in the face. She was charged with two counts of “assault" in the 4th degree and one count of "malicious mischief" in the 3rd degree.
4. Man robs pharmacy of Oxycodone
Police are still looking for a man who is believed to have robbed the Rite Ad on 1st Avenue in Burien on December 1st. The man is said to have walked into the pharmacy just after midnight and handed a note to the pharmacist that read “I have a weapon and you have 2 seconds. Oxycodone, 30MG.” The man never showed a weapon and kept his hand in his pocket. Police released a description saying that the suspect was an asian male who was about 5’4” and 140 pounds.
5. Man found unconscious and bleeding on KFC toilet.
A man was found by a restaurateur, passed out with a bloody nose, on a toilet in the bathroom of the Kentucky Fried Chicken location at 10050 16th Avenue Southwest in North Highline on December 6th, just after 11pm. When Police arrived, the suspect told the officers that he had been assaulted by someone north of the KFC. The police found no evidence of the assault but did find evidence that the man fell down and hit his face due to the fact that he was heavily intoxicated.