Motorcycle accident tops police blotter

Whatcom County man in critical condition after impaired driving motorcycle accident in North Highline
A Whatcom County man was last reported in critical condition at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after a major motorcycle accident in the Unincorporated King County neighborhood of White Center. According to the King County Sheriff’s Department, the accident took place in the early morning hours of September 7; around 2:30 a.m. Police believe that both drugs and alcohol played a part in the single vehicle accident. Witnesses reported the motorcycle traveling at “extremely high speeds” before the driver lost control and struck multiple objects along the roadway before coming to a stop within White Center Cutoff Road. King County’s Major Accident and Reconstruction Unit responded and the man was rushed to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. Though the identity of the man has yet to be released, police confirm that he is 34 years old and that his last registered address is in Whatcom County. Police also confirmed that there was no reported previous passenger or witnesses who came forward as associates. Despite significant property damage, no one other than the motorist was injured as a result of this accident. Police report that all of their findings about the accident will be released once their full investigation has been completed.

Man detained in downtown Burien after slashing tires and making racial, religious and homophobic threats
Employees of the Grocery Outlet located near the intersection of S.W. 152nd Street and 4th Avenue S.W. in downtown Burien, called 911 just after opening on the morning of September 4th to report that a man was “scaring customers” by yelling while marching around with store with a knife. According to paperwork filed by the Burien Police Department, officers arrived on the scene minutes later and found a man who they had previously encountered and was identified only as Roy, in what they described as an irrational state. Officers reported that Roy was now in primary parking lot just south of the store’s entrance with his attention focused on one particular vehicle. Roy allegedly slashed the tires on the vehicle with a large knife while screaming “irrational” threatening phrases about African Americans, homosexuals and Christians. The man was detained without major incident or any harm to police or bystanders. Police did not report the suspect having any actual connection to the owner of vehicle that he had been vandalizing. Further information about the investigation has yet to be released.

Crimes reported between August 24 and September 7

Home and Business Break-in/Burglary:
10000 Blk Des Moines Memorial Dr. S., 10200 Blk 16th Ave. S., 2000 Blk S. 132nd St., 2800 Blk S. 142nd St., 17200 Blk Intl. Blvd. S., 4800 Blk S. 170th St., 17100 Blk Pacific Hwy. S., 4000 Blk S. 164th St., 16400 Blk 32nd Ave. S., 11000 Blk 1st Ave. S., 10200 Blk 26th Ave. S.W., 11200 Blk 1st Ave. S., 10400 Blk 4th Ave. S.W., 11200 Blk 8th Ave. S., 200 Blk S.W. 152nd St., 14400 Blk Ambaum Blvd. S., 400 Blk S.W. 144th St., 1600 Blk S.W. 149th St., 14400 Blk Ambaum Blvd. S., 15500 Blk 3rd Ave. S.W., 14300 Blk 23rd Ave. S.W., 13200 Blk 3rd Ave. S.

Auto Thefts/Break-in:
3000 Blk S. 176th St., 3200 Blk S. 176th St., 10400 Blk 14th Ave. S.W., 10600 Blk 22nd Ave. S.W., 10600 Blk 14th Ave. S.W., 12400 Blk 28th Ave. S., 14600 Blk 1st Ave. S., 200 Blk S. 152nd St., 16200 Blk Sylvester Rd., 1100 Blk S.W. 139th St., 13600 Blk Ambaum Blvd. S. 15000 Blk 24th Ave. S.W., 100 Blk S. 174th St., 17400 Blk Ambaum Blvd. S.

Assault/Violence:
2800 Blk S. 148th St., 17000 Blk 37th Ave. S., 4400 Blk S. 172nd St., 10000 Blk 10th Ave. S.W., 10200 Blk 15th Ave. S.W., 9900 Blk 8th Ave. S.W., 1000 Blk S.W. 126th St., 13200 Blk Ambaum Blvd. S., 13200 Blk 12th Ave. S.W., 800 Blk S.W. 142nd St., 800 Blk S.W. 132nd St., 15000 Blk 4th Ave. S.

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