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Burglary Suspect Arrested

On 1/31/2023 at around 8:30PM, officers responded to a commercial alarm at a business in the 4300 blk S 131st PL. Arriving officers located signs of forced entry and became aware of the presence of someone inside of the business.  A perimeter was established and officers requested a K9 from a neighboring agency assist in searching the business.

Officers and the K9 entered the business after giving multiple PA system announcement warnings to anyone inside. Upon entry, officers discovered multiple rooms that appeared to have been ransacked along with items that had been staged for removal.

Believing the suspect to still be inside, more verbal warnings were given that a K9 would be deployed. The suspect, a 24-year-old male was ultimately located hiding inside of the business and taken into custody. The suspect has multiple contacts and or arrests with our officers for trespassing, burglary, threats, warrant arrests and other contacts.

The suspect was booked into King County Jail on Burglary 2nd Degree charges.

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