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October 10, 2014 at 2:38 PM

2 men each sentenced to 25 years for brutal Kirkland home invasion

Two men who attacked another man with knives during a vicious home-invasion in Kirkland a year ago were each sentenced Friday to just over 25 years in prison. Blessing Gainey, 20, and  Vincent “Vinny” Sisounong, 22, each pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree murder and first-degree burglary last month. Both charges carried weapons enhancements, and prosecutors had recommended the men each…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: attempted murder, Burglary, King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office

October 7, 2014 at 12:49 PM

Copper thief nabbed in former Seattle Times building

A lost reporter looking for a story? Nope. Police say the man caught wandering around the bowels of the former headquarters of The Seattle Times early Saturday morning was a copper thief. The building was left mostly empty after the newspaper moved its operations across the street to 1000 Denny Way about 2 1/2 years ago. But one existing tenant, Soup Daddy…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Burglary, copper theft, The Seattle Times

October 7, 2014 at 11:50 AM

Thief drives $75,000 car through Lake City dealership’s doors

Someone broke into a Lake City auto dealership early Tuesday morning and drove a $75,000 car through the locked doors, according to Seattle police. A private security guard called 911 around 4:30 a.m. and reported someone had broken into the dealership, in the 11300 block of Lake City Way, stole a car and left a mess behind. Police arrived to find tire…


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October 6, 2014 at 5:17 PM

2 women sentenced for burglary of Inslee’s office

The Associated Press OLYMPIA — Two women have been sentenced to 20 days of work release and two years of probation for a burglary at the office of Washington Gov. Jay Inslee. The pair — 23-year-old Emily E. Huntzicker, of Beaverton, Ore., and 28-year-old Rachel A. Kamiya, of Seattle — admitted stealing several items, including a bottle of…


Comments | More in Government, The Blotter | Topics: Burglary, Gov. Jay Inslee, Thurston County Superior Court

October 4, 2014 at 12:22 PM

Burglar climbs through second-floor window, asks for a beer

From The Chronicle (Centralia, Wash.): A man who crawled through a second-floor window of a Lewis County home and asked for a beer was arrested on suspicion of burglary this week. The 38-year-old, from Carter Lake, Iowa, told deputies he was on his way to Portland Wednesday evening when he saw a ladder and a rope leading up…


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September 17, 2014 at 11:19 AM

Man suspected of thefts from downtown Seattle offices arrested

Update at 3:29 p.m.: Seattle police arrested a man suspected of stealing items from several downtown office buildings. Detectives arrested the suspect around 2 p.m. Wednesday after receiving a report that he was trying to sneak into a secure building on First Hill, according to police. A witness recognized the man from photos released earlier by police. Detectives…


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September 16, 2014 at 11:17 AM

Drunken man arrested after breaking into UW frat house

Seattle police arrested a drunken burglar who broke into a fraternity house Monday night and told officers he had “lost all use” of his body. Officers would later learn he hadn’t entirely lost all use of his body. Police were called to the fraternity house in the 4600 block of 21st Avenue Northeast around 11 p.m. after a resident caught the…


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August 6, 2014 at 1:04 PM

$50,000 in marijuana stolen from Seattle dispensary

Someone cut a hole in the wall at a Georgetown medical-marijuana dispensary and made off with $50,000 worth of pot Wednesday morning, Seattle police said. Officers were called to the dispensary in the 5000 block of East Marginal Way South at 6:50 a.m. and discovered a large hole had been cut into the side of the…


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July 29, 2014 at 1:03 PM

Deputy shoots suspected burglar in SeaTac

 Update at 3:04 p.m.: A deputy shot and wounded a man suspected of breaking into a SeaTac home while a woman and her young daughter were inside, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. The woman and the 3-year-old girl were in their home in the 4600 block of South 176th Street when the woman heard…


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