Pub robbery tops police blotter
By Matt Wendland
McMurphy’s Pub robbed and computers wiped clean
According to the King County Sheriff’s Department, McMurphy’s Pub was robbed by a customer and employee on January 31st. Police believe that the suspect used their own padlock to secure the bar’s front door instead of the store’s normal lock. This enabled the suspect to return and gain entree once the bar had closed. The suspect and an unnamed employee are believed to have emptied the safe and wiped the bar computer of all files before fleeing the scene.
Mysterious safe found in SeaTac
SeaTac Police report responding to a tip of an abandoned safe in the road near the intersection of S. 166th St. and Military Rd. S. on Feb. 2. Upon arriving on the scene around 1pm, officers found an open safe in the ditch next to the road. The safe did not appear to be damaged by explosives, power tools or any kind of prying device. Within the safe was a single $50 bill. No robberies involving a missing safe matching the description have been reported in the area and police do not report having any leads on where the safe came from.
Deputies locate wanted criminal in fetal position in gas station bathroom
According to the King County Sheriff’s Department, deputies responded to a report of a possible drug overdose on Feb. 8 at the Shell Gas Station near the intersection of International Blvd. and S. 170th St. in SeaTac, but found a passed out alleged criminal instead. Deputies reported locating a passed out man laying in the fetal position in the bathroom of the gas station. Though initially reported to be dead, the man was still breathing. Police determined that the man had not overdosed but instead passed out while in the bathroom. Once identified, police found that the man had a warrant out for his arrest and he was taken into custody.
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