King County Sheriff’s Office

Former Seattle Police Official Named To County Job Jim Pugel, the former interim chief of the Seattle Police Department, has been named the second-in-command at the King County Sheriff's Office.
Deputies Shoot One Burglary Suspect, Other EscapesA King County sheriff's spokeswoman says deputies shot and wounded a burglary suspect while another escaped.
King County Deputy On Narcotics Task Force Accused Of Drug DealingThe King County sheriff's office says a deputy who worked on a narcotics task force turned into a drug dealer.
Seattle Police Catch Roof-Jumping Burglar [Video]Seattle police nabbed two suspected burglars Friday night (Nov. 1) in the central district after one tried to roof-jump his way to freedom.
Sex Offender Who Fled Canada Arrested For Sexual Assault In SeattleThe registered sex offender who fled Canada and turned up in Seattle last week was arrested Tuesday morning for sexually assaulting a teen boy in West Seattle.
King Co.: Drunken Boaters Face Impound The King County Sheriff's Marine Unit can now impound the vessels of boaters suspected to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Deputy Shoots Threatening Driver In North BendThe King County sheriff's office says a deputy shot a man who drove a van toward deputies Thursday morning near North Bend.
Former King County Deputy ArrestedA King County sheriff's spokeswoman says a former deputy has been arrested for investigation of offenses that include theft, possession of stolen property and possession of a controlled substance.
Police: Man Kills Grandparents After Hosting 'Welcome Home Party' For Prison ReleaseA multistate manhunt is under way for a man accused of killing the Seattle-area grandparents who picked him up after his release from a Washington state prison, hosted a party in his honor and offered him a room for the night.
Skydiver Missing After Jumping Out Of Helicopter In Cascade FoothillsWith daylight Friday the search is resuming for a skydiver missing since he jumped out of a helicopter near Mount Si, in the Cascade foothills east of Seattle.
Skydiver Missing Near Mt. SiThe King County Sheriff's Office says a skydiver has been reported missing in the Cascade foothills east of Seattle.
Truck Recovered In North Bend's Deadly Hit-And-Run CrashA King County sheriff's spokeswoman says officers have found a pickup believed to be involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash that killed a woman in North Bend early on New Year's Day.