Lights & Sirens

Go behind the yellow tape with The News Tribune

NOTICE: Lights & Sirens has moved.

With the launch of our new website, we've moved Lights & Sirens.
Visit the new section.

Stolen trailers and box truck full of game consoles found empty in Fife, Auburn and Calif.

Post by Alexis Krell / The News Tribune on Jan. 8, 2013 at 8:32 pm |
January 8, 2013 8:32 pm

SeaTac detectives say two trailers and a box truck stolen last month loaded with 7,000 game consoles have been found, but with no electronics inside, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office.

The Wii products, worth $2 million, were stolen Dec. 15 or 16 from a warehouse in the 19100 block of Des Moines Memorial Drive in SeaTac.

The box truck was found Dec. 19 parked near a Fife warehouse, and the business logos had been removed from the vehicle.

One of the trailers was found in Auburn Dec. 30 near South 277th Street and D Street Northwest, and the logos and vehicle identification number had been painted over. “S.S. Trans” was painted on the front instead.

The other trailer was found Jan. 2 near Carson, Calif. in the same condition.

The reward in the case is now $10,000, due to donations from private businesses.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

The News Tribune now uses Facebook commenting on selected blogs. See editor's column for more details. Commenters are expected to abide by terms of service for Facebook as well as commenting rules for Report violators to