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Category: SeaTac


Breach at Sea-Tac Airport leads to evacuations of some concourses, Port of Seattle says

A security breach at Sea-Tac Airport caused concourses B and C to be evacuated tonight, according to a Port of Seattle statement.

All passengers were rescreened and all issues had been resolved by 9:41 p.m., according to port officials.

Further details about the breach weren’t immediately available, but an airport spokesman told KING-TV that someone went into a secure area through an exit at about 7:30 p.m.

Many outbound flights were delayed as a result of passengers being taken back through security checkpoints to be rescreened, KING reported.



Three treated for smoke inhalation after SeaTac apartment fire

Three people were treated for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out in an apartment building in SeaTac, the SeaTac Fire Department reported.

Flames were reported about 5:30 a.m. on the second floor of the complex in the 3000 block of South 154th Street, just north of Highway 518.

Firefighters searched the unit for three occupants, who were treated for smoke inhalation but not taken to area hospitals.

Investigators have not determined the cause.


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

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

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$2 million in Wii game consoles stolen from SeaTac warehouse

King County sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help in figuring out who stole more than 7,000 Wii game consoles worth $2 million from a distributing warehouse in SeaTac last weekend.

The thefts occurred between 9 p.m. Saturday and noon Sunday, according to employees at Seattle Air Cargo. The warehouse is located in the 19100 block of Des Moines Memorial Drive.

Detectives said thieves used forklifts to load two 53-foot trailers and a box van with 64 pallets of Wii game consoles.

Both trailers were white and had the name McKinney written on the side. The license plate numbers

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Woman suspected of child pornography may have worked recently in Seattle-Tacoma area

Officials are looking for a suspected child pornographer who may have worked recently in the Seattle-Tacoma area, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Special agents with the group say they have learned a woman resembling the suspect may have worked in the area.

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued an arrest warrant two weeks ago for the “Jane Doe” suspect.

Officials believe that the unidentified woman may have produced videos of her and a man engaging in sexual contact with two minors, according to a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement release.

One of the

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Body found next to SeaTac office building

A body of a man was found by a landscaper in the bushes next to a SeaTac office building Thursday afternoon, the King County Sheriff reports.

The cause and manner of death are unknown. He was in his mid-40’s.

SeaTac Police and Sheriff’s detectives were called about 3:30 p,m, to the Park Place Suites, 19550 International Blvd South.  The man appeared to be a transient and may have been living in the crawl space of the building.

There was no sign of trauma to the body.  Detectives are waiting for the results of an autopsy.