By Matt Wendland
Baggage claim cameras film theft of over $40,000 in luggage, suspects charged
Police believe that they have identified two individuals responsible for the theft of thousands of dollars in baggage in at least two international airports. According to Port of Seattle documents, two individuals, a man and a woman were caught on camera at SeaTac International Airport stealing 18 bags in early 2014. Each theft is carried out in a similar way with one of the individuals casually approaching an activate baggage claim conveyor-belt, picking up one or more bags, and nonchalantly exiting the baggage claim area. The 18 bags that have been connected with the suspects through security footage have a combined estimated value of over $40,000. The suspects are also wanted in connection to the theft of another 13 bags from Portland International Airport valued at an estimated $18,000. An unidentified tipster helped police identify the two suspects as Kervan Reed and Silvia Brooks, both from Chicago. Reed has since been arrested in Florida for unrelated charges but police are still on the lookout for Brooks as they are unsure if she still in the Pacific Northwest. SeaTac officials report that 2014 will be an unusually high year for baggage theft as less than 300 bags are reported stolen annually from SeaTac and only about 150 from PDX. King County prosecutors have charged Reed with two counts of first-degree theft and Brooks with second-degree theft.
Police investigate early morning stabbing in North Highline
Deputies are investigating a stabbing that took place in the early morning hours of Friday, October 17, in North Highline. Police believe the stabbing took place just after 3:00 a.m. somewhere within the 10800 block of 1st Avenue Southwest. Police were called after a man knocked on the door of a home and asked the residents for help and saying that he had been stabbed. Emergency responders found the man with life-threatening injuries and rushed him to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle where he remains in critical condition. Police are currently asking that anyone who may have information about the stabbing come forward to help with their investigation. Though deputies have yet to identify a suspect, they do not believe that the stabbing was a random attack.
Crimes reported between 9/27/2014 and 10/12/2014
Home and Business Break-in/Burglary:
10600 Blk 22nd Pl. S., 15800 Des Moines Memorial Dr. S., 2600 Blk S. 138th St., 13700 Blk 24th Ave. S., 15200 Blk Intl. Blvd. S., 17200 Blk Intl. Blvd. S., 3000 Blk S. 176th St. 10800 Blk 1st Ave. S., 11000 Blk 2nd Ave. S.W., 9600 Blk 28th AVE. S.W., 13800 Blk 1st Ave. S., 14300 Blk 1st Ave. S., 200 Blk S.W. 144th St., 1800 Blk S.W. 146th St., 200 Blk S.W. 122nd St., 12000 Blk 5th Ave. S., 400 Blk S.W. Ambaum Blvd., 800 Blk S.W. 152nd St., 200 Blk S. 126th St., 15600 Blk 19th Ave. S.W., 100 Blk S.W. 148th St., 400 Blk S.W. 154th St., 1000 Blk S. 128th St., 800 Blk S.W. 151st St., 300 Blk S.W. 144th St., 200 Blk S. 152nd St., 1800 Blk S. 120th St., 15000 Blk 1st Ave. S., 11600 Blk 4th Ave. S.W., 2200 Blk S. 120th St.
11000 Blk 5th Ave. S., 2600 Blk S. 133rd St., 16500 Blk Pacific Hwy. S., 10000 Blk 5th Ave. S.W., 10700 Blk 14th Ave. S.W., 10400 Blk 2nd Ave. S.W., 9600 Blk 15th Ave. S.W., 10000 Blk 15th Ave. S.W., 12400 Blk Occidental Ave., 200 Blk S.W. 146th St., 1600 S.W. Seahurst Rd., 200 Blk S.W. 146th St., 14800 Blk 1st Ave. S., 400 Blk S.W. 154th St., 14800 Blk S.W. 153rd St., 100 Blk S.W. 157th St., 400 Blk S.W. 154th St., 1100 Blk S.W. 134th St., 2200 Blk S. 116th St., 700 Blk S. 136th St., 1000 Blk S.W. 149th St., 13700 Blk 12th Ave. S.W., 12800 Blk Shorecrest Dr.
10000 Blk Des Moines Memorial Dr. S., 10400 Blk Des Moines Memorial Dr. S., 1100 Blk S. 99th St., 14800 Blk 26th Ln. S., 16500 Blk Intl. Blvd. S., 3400 Blk S. 160th St., 16800 Blk 35th Ave. S., 11200 Blk 10th Ave. S.W., 11000 Blk 10th Ave. S.W., 400 Blk S.W. 108th Pl., 10000 Blk 3rd Ave. S.W., 10000 Blk 11th Ave. S.W., 1200 Blk S.W. 124th St., 15400 Blk 4th Ave. S.W., 11900 Blk 8th Ave. S.W., 2200 Blk S. 112th St., 15800 Blk 4th Ave. S., 500 Blk S.W. 148th St., 14000 Blk Ambaum Blvd. S., 1500 Blk S.W. 116th St., 13200 Blk Ambaum Blvd S., 100 Blk S.W. 148th St.
17300 Blk 30th Ave. S., 10600 Blk 21st Ave. S.W., 10400 Blk 14th Ave. S.W., 9600 Blk 16th Ave. S.W., 12700 Blk 1st Ave. S., 15400 Blk Des Moines Memorial Dr. S., 200 Blk S.W. 153rd St., 17300 Blk Sylvester Rd., 100 Blk S.W. 148th St., 15800 Blk 6th Ave. S.W., 1000 Blk S.W. 128th St., 14800 Blk 4th Ave. S.W., 15700 Blk 1st Ave. S.