Darren Dedo

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Darren Dedo is a KIRO Newsradio reporter with a focus on the crime beat. Darren was born and raised in Seattle and is passionate about telling the stories that matter to the community.

Weapon seized from stolen vehicle after foot chase in Seattle

Seattle Police Department officers seized a weapon that was stolen while apprehending a suspect in a stolen car Saturday night.
1 month ago

Seattle Police intercept EBT fraud ring

SPD began an operation investigating the sale of fentanyl and the trade of stolen merchandise in exchange for fentanyl.
1 month ago

Man found stabbed to death in abandoned Seattle building

Seattle Police Detectives are investigating after a dead body was found in an abandoned building in First Hill Wednesday night.
1 month ago

String of shootings in Everett leaves one dead, no suspects in custody

A string of shootings happened Wednesday in Everett leaving at least four people injured and one person dead.
1 month ago

Twin brothers wanted for murder in Lacey, one arrested

Arrest warrants for murder in the second degree have been issued for Nicholas VanDuren and his fraternal twin, Alexander VanDuren.
1 month ago

Closing arguments for Troyer trial wrapped, jury to deliberate Wednesday

Troyer is charged with false and misleading reporting that a newspaper delivery driver threatened to kill him.
1 month ago

Amazon truck heist strikes before holidays in Kitsap County

When the Amazon delivery driver returned to his van, he found an unknown man sitting in the driver's seat in Kitsap County.
2 months ago

Pierce Co. searching for teens who assaulted man on bus

The Pierce County Sheriff's Office said surveillance video showed the suspects boarded the bus at the Spanaway Walmart at 5:07 p.m.
2 months ago

Missing girl turns 6, reward to find her grows to $85,000

Although Dec. 6 is the day she was first reported missing last year, little Oakley Carlson hasn't been seen since Feb. 2021.
2 months ago

Fugitive steals dead infant’s ID to avoid arrest for alleged child sex crimes

The Mason County Sheriff's Office arrested a fugitive from North Carolina wanted for numerous sex crimes against children.
2 months ago

Iconic Seattle restaurant offers reward for stolen cougar

Jeff Scott said over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, the suspects broke in and took Barbara, a stuffed cougar, from the Cougar Room.
2 months ago

Man tears off wheel while fleeing Seattle police in stolen moving van

A man was arrested Wednesday morning after trying to run away from Seattle Police officers in a stolen U-Haul, tearing off the wheel in the process.
2 months ago

Tacoma Police searching for organized retail theft suspect

Tacoma Police Detectives are looking for the person responsible for organized retail theft from several jewelry stores across the region.
2 months ago

Three teens arrested for assault, robbery at gunpoint in Central District

Seattle Police Department (SPD) officers responded to a report of two robberies on Friday. Three teenage suspects have been arrested.
2 months ago

Assault and robbery at Marysville coffee stand leads to arrest

Marysville Police said Monday that around 8:30 a.m., a man forced his way into a Smokey Point area coffee stand.
2 months ago

Series of fatal shootings strike Renton, Tacoma

Renton Police (RPD) are currently investigating after two men were found dead from gunshot wounds at The Landing.
2 months ago

Local deputies target high narcotic areas, issue 10 felony warrants

Seattle Police and King County Deputies conducted an operation targeting high narcotic areas resulting in 10 felony warrants.
2 months ago

Burien man arrested on assault charges after allegedly luring women with rides

Washington State Patrol Detectives booked and arrested a man from Burien suspected of attacking women near the Burien Transit Center.
2 months ago

SPD arrests suspect threatening students with weapons on campus

Seattle Police said officers responded to a call Tuesday of a suspect inside a school, menacing students with a knife. The school was put in lockdown.
2 months ago

Alleged Ingraham shooting suspects appear in court

McNerthney said a future hearing will determine if the case would be moved from juvenile court to King County Superior Court for adult prosecution.
2 months ago

September shooting suspect arrested at south Everett motel

The man was detained, and investigators determined the suspect had multiple misdemeanor warrants, for which he was arrested.
3 months ago

Auto theft task force leads to 15 recovered stolen vehicles, five arrests

Investigators said the car was used in a robbery in Gig Harbor. One of the people in the car snatched a purse from an 87-year-old woman.
3 months ago

Armed robber steals cash, but forgets his cigarettes

Deputies say the suspect took off after stealing cash from the clerk but returned and demanded a pack of "Marlboro black" cigarettes.
3 months ago

Snohomish County Investigators bust man with massive stash of firearms

Police say probable cause was developed for a new possession of a stolen vehicle charge and unlawful possession of a firearm.
3 months ago