Drunk napper tops police blotter

By Matt Wendland

Drunk driver pulls over to sleep it off in Police Academy driveway
According to the Burien Police Department, a drunk driver decided to pull over for some sleep in the driveway of the Criminal Justice Training Center in the early morning hours of May 18. The Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center, often referred to simply as the “police academy” is located in the southeast corner of Burien at the intersection of 1st Avenue S. and S.W. 192nd Street. The facility is used to train law enforcement students and police from across Washington and is the location for the primary training is done for both the Burien Police Department and the King County Sheriff’s Department. Police reported that concerned citizens reported the driver of the vehicle after noticing that the man was unconscious with his truck blocking the entrance to the academy. Police arrived to find the driver heavily intoxicated. When officers ran the man’s information, they found that he was wanted for a felony warrant from previous drug charges.

Student brings unloaded handgun to Sylvester Middle School in Burien
A Sylvester Middle School student was detained on the afternoon of May 20 after police found him carrying an unloaded handgun on the school grounds. Burien Police began investigating the possibility of a handgun at the school after a student reported that he had been shown the gun by another student earlier that day. Police confronted the 14-year-old student who was believed to be carrying the weapon who willingly turned it over to the officers. The student was then taken to the Youth Center and was booked on felony possession of a handgun. No students are believed to have been in danger and the weapon was not used in a threatening manner. Police report that they will continue to investigate the source of the weapon and will attempt to hold anyone responsible for providing the student with the gun responsible for their actions.

Home and Business Break-in/Burglary:
300 Blk S.W. 148th St., 11400 Blk Military Rd. S., 14300 Blk 1st Ave. S., 11200 Blk Des Moines Memorial Dr. S., 1000 Blk S.W. 122nd St., 12600 Blk 14th Ave. S., 11200 Blk 14th Ave. S., 1200 Blk S.W. 149th St., 10600 Blk 8th Ave. S., 16000 Blk Military Rd. S., 4200 Blk S.176th St., 11000 Blk 24th Pl. S.W., 800 Blk S.W. 108th St., 14400 Blk Ambaum Blvd. S., 600 Blk S.W. 152nd St.,

Auto Thefts/Break-in:
300 Blk S. 177th Pl., 13000 Blk 12th Ave. S.W., 800 Blk S.W. 149th St., 15000 Blk 4th Ave. S.W., 600 Blk S.W. 167th St., 15200 Blk Military Rd. S., 3200 Blk S. 164th St., 10700 Blk 14th Ave. S.W., 1000 Blk S.W. 126th St., 12400 Blk 28th Ave. S., 1200 Blk S.W. 132nd Ln, 15800 Blk 4th Ave. S.,

Assault/Violence:
200 Blk S.W. 150th St., 15500 Blk 4th Ave. S.W., 11800 Blk Des Moines Memorial Dr. S., 13000 Blk 12th Ave. S.W., 16400 Blk 19th Ave. S.W., 15400 Blk Des Moines Memorial Dr. S., 12200 Blk Military Rd. S., 400 Blk S.W. 152nd St., 14900 Blk 4th Ave. S.W., 10000 Blk Des Moines Memorial Dr. S., 11000 Blk 16th Ave. S.W., 2800 Blk S.W. Roxbury St., 200 Blk S. 152nd St.,

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