CRIME & SAFETY
Drive-by shooting | Auburn police blotter
Auburn police were dispatched on Nov. 26 after receiving a report at approximately 7:14 p.m. regarding an assault with a firearm in the 1700 block of I Place Northeast. According to the department’s public information log, a fight involving firearms occurred in the city. The log listed four victims in the incident. Multiple additional individuals were listed as involved in the incident.
Auburn family demands truth in fatal gas station shooting possibly linked to road rage
AUBURN, Wash. — A family is searching for the truth after a man was shot and killed at a gas station in Auburn on Nov. 17. Family members told KOMO News they're getting conflicting information about what happened, and they're hoping more witnesses will come forward to help provide answers.
Man pleads not guilty in attempted home invasion
King County prosecutors have filed charges against one of three men captured on video attempting to kick in the entrance at an Auburn home in which the owner fired shots back. Prosecutors charged 31-year-old Davante Naicell Leach of Tacoma with felony counts of attempted burglary in the first degree and unlawful possession of a firearm in the first degree.
Here’s what jurors in the Tacoma police trial aren’t being told
TACOMA, Wash. — Before they render a verdict, jurors in the trial of three Tacoma police officers charged with killing Manuel Ellis will not hear testimony about one of the officers having a breakdown at the police academy, or that another officer was accused of racial profiling. They won’t...
Sheriff’s department warns of ‘spike’ in package thefts after $300 shoes stolen from Tacoma porch
With so much shopping happening online, the holidays have become prime time for porch pirates ready to steal packages.
Self-Proclaimed Teenage ‘Kia Boyz’ Are Terrorizing Washington State School District
The teenagers have been seen driving recklessly in stolen vehicles and sometimes flashing weapons, police said
‘Now there’s a whole bunch of blood all over the sidewalk’: 2 injured after South Seattle shooting
Two people are in the hospital after a shooting in south Seattle.
Beloved father in Auburn gunned down at his doorstep, suspect on the run
AUBURN, Wash. — In the moments after a horrific attack, the King County Sheriff's Office had their helicopter and K9s out Friday night, searching for a gunman around Watermark Apartments in Auburn, but they came up dry. Malki Loeak, 29, a beloved father, had been gunned down in his...
Have you seen her? Woman accused of racking up $8,500 on Seattle firefighter’s stolen credit card
The firefighter was putting up Christmas lights for the elderly while the crime went down.
Man shot dead by deputies near South Hill Mall was wanted for rape and kidnapping
The woman was kidnapped and raped near Chuck E. Cheese
Two arrested after armed carjacking of Mercedes Benz in King County
Two young males were arrested in Renton Tuesday night after an armed carjacking earlier that day in Newcastle.
One year after a Puyallup barber was fatally shot, police ask public’s help to ID killer
The 43-year-old victim died while cutting a child’s hair.
Auburn police investigate 2nd deadly shooting in less than 10 hours
AUBURN, Wash. — Police are investigating after a woman in her 30s was shot and killed early Wednesday morning, marking the second deadly shooting the Auburn Police Department (APD) responded to in less than 10 hours. The woman was identified Thursday by the King County Medical Examiner has Jessica...