Suspect wanted in series of West Seattle burglaries arrested

On August 11th, at approximately 2:30 AM, Seattle Police and King County Sheriff detectives working in conjunction on a series of commerical “smash and grab” burglaries, arrested a 50-year old male for a burglary in the Burien area.  This suspect is believed to be responsible for at least 40 similar type burglaries in the West Seattle and Burien area since July 1st.  Detectives from the two agencies will continue to follow up on these burglaries as they put together their cases for prosecution.  The suspect was booked into the King County Jail for Investigation of Burglary.