KOMO Crime Blotter

Suspect makes ill-advised post-burglary stop at Redbox

Suspect makes ill-advised post-burglary stop at Redbox
This man is suspected of burglarizing an elderly Gig Harbor woman then using her credit cards to rent DVDs from Redbox. (Courtesy of Crime Stoppers of Tacoma/Pierce County)

The worst thing that could happen to most of us while renting a movie at Redbox is ending up with a copy of "The Nut Job." However, one man's hankering for convenient early morning DVDs could land him in jail.

Police: Pranksters send Argosy ship's chairs to Davy Jones' Locker

Police: Pranksters send Argosy ship's chairs to Davy Jones' Locker
Police say eight plastic chairs were given a watery grave by pranksters who snuck aboard an Argosy vessel over the weekend. (Courtesy of Argosy)

Eight brown plastic chairs remain lost at sea after someone -- possibly teenage pranksters -- somehow got onto an Argosy vessel overnight and tossed 25 chairs and one life ring into the Puget Sound, according to the Seattle Police Department.

Have you seen man suspected of robbing store twice in 3 days?

Have you seen man suspected of robbing store twice in 3 days?
This man is suspected of robbing a Tacoma business twice in three days. He was clean-shaven during the second robbery. (Courtesy of Crime Stoppers of Tacoma/Pierce County)

The Tacoma Police Department is looking for a man suspected of robbing a local convenience store at knifepoint twice in three days.

Woman sentenced to 15 years in 'nauseating' death of her child

Woman sentenced to 15 years in 'nauseating' death of her child
Christina Carlson (right), shrouded in a red blanket, is comforted by her attorney during an earlier court hearing.

A 38-year-old woman was sentenced to 15 years in prison Monday for severely neglecting her two young children, resulting in the death of the youngest, two years ago, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.