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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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July 21, 2014 at 10:32 AM

‘Suspicious’ bag that caused Metro bus scare was left over from drill

UPDATE at 1 p.m.: The suspicious bag left on a King County Metro bus that caused passengers to be evacuated and businesses to be shut down in Kent this morning contained a dummy pipe bomb left over from a drill last week, according to the sheriff’s office. “It was our mistake,” said sheriff’s spokeswoman Sgt. DB Gates….

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July 17, 2014 at 11:47 AM

King County deputy found asleep in patrol car is fired

King County Sheriff John Urquhart has fired a deputy who was arrested in Newcastle on New Year’s Eve. The deputy, who was found on-duty and asleep in his patrol car, had prescription drugs in his system, according to a previous statement from the Bellevue Police Department. No details were released on the termination this week of Deputy…

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July 14, 2014 at 11:59 AM

Sixth victim identified in Skyway shooting

Detectives continue to investigate a shooting spree in Skyway early Sunday morning that left six people injured, including one woman who suffered life-threatening wounds, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. The sixth victim suffered a grazing wound that was treated at the scene with a Band-Aid, sheriff’s spokeswoman Sgt. DB Gates said this morning. “It was…

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July 8, 2014 at 8:49 AM

Small plane crashes in Fall City this morning, killing pilot

Update, 10:45 a.m.: The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said this morning that it could take up to 10 days before they release investigatory details into why a single-engine plane crashed into a Fall City golf course this morning. Peter Knudson, NTSB spokesman, said an investigator from their Seattle-area office is responding to the crash site….

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July 8, 2014 at 7:47 AM

Detectives still seeking clues to dead infant found near North Bend

King County sheriff’s investigators are still trying to find the mother of a newborn baby whose body was found abandoned near North Bend earlier this year. On Tuesday morning, the sheriff’s office said that a DNA profile has been developed from the newborn with the hope of finding a relative. The baby girl appeared to have…

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July 2, 2014 at 2:49 PM

Deputy who shot armed man at Sodo Station identified

Update at 3:30 p.m.: The man who was shot by King County sheriff’s Deputy Malcolm Elliott at the Sodo Station on Monday was identified today as Oscar Perez-Giron, 23. The King County Medical Examiner’s Office said Perez-Giron died from multiple gunshot wounds. Original post: The King County sheriff’s deputy who shot and killed an armed man at Sound Transit’s Sodo Station…

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July 1, 2014 at 4:08 PM

Deputy struggled with 2 men before fatal shooting at Sodo Station

A 23-year-old Seattle man was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bail Tuesday for his alleged involvement in a fatal officer-involved shooting at Sodo Station on Monday afternoon. The man waived his court appearance, but jail records show he was booked late Monday on investigation of unlawful possession of a firearm and assaulting a police officer. According to the probable-cause…

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June 30, 2014 at 5:13 PM

Man fatally shot by deputy at Sodo Station

Update at 6:58 p.m.: The incident started shortly after 4 p.m. as a light-rail train left the Stadium Station. Fare-enforcement officers contacted three men on the train and at least one couldn’t produce proof of paying to board, said Seattle police spokesman Sgt. Sean Whitcomb. The officers asked them to exit the southbound train at the Sodo Station, Whitcomb said. The officers called…

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