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Mitzi Johanknecht

King County Sheriff news releases


Alzheimer’s patient missing near Lake Dolloff area
King County Search and Rescue are looking for a 78 YO man with Alzheimer’s missing near the Lake Dolloff area of Unincorporated King County near Auburn/ Federal Way. Public’s help needed.


Student arrested after bringing a gun to school. This student from Sylvester Middle School in Burien
Burien, WA. Sylvester Middle School student is under arrest after bringing a handgun to school. C18011204.


Update to Snohomish County PR about Missing Stanwood Man that was Located
New member of King County Search and rescue located Tobis Standridge after being lost in the woods for 3 days in freezing temperatures.


Nearly 10 million dollars in illegal marijuana seized in SE King County
King County Sheriff Detectives served 18 search warrants on illegal marijuana grow houses over the course of two days. This was a very successful operation with a ton of work by KCSO detectives, see the story for more details.


Student arrested for bringing a gun to school
A Tyee high school student brought a handgun to school this morning. Police were called and the student was taken into custody. SeaTac, WA. Case # C18010005