KOMO Crime Blotter

Police: 100s of stolen phones seized from convenience store

Police: 100s of stolen phones seized from convenience store
Detectives serve a search warrant on a South Seattle convenience store suspected of fencing stolen electronics. (Courtesy of Seattle Police Department)

Detectives seized hundreds of stolen cellphones, boxes of illegal cigarettes and more while serving a search warrant on a convenience store near Rainier Beach last week, according to the Seattle Police Department.

Detectives recover thousands of laptops, TVs from cargo-theft cartel

Detectives recover thousands of laptops, TVs from cargo-theft cartel
Detectives recovered 1,169 TVs, not to mention thousands more laptops and refrigerators, believed to have been stolen by a cargo-theft cartel over the summer. (Courtesy of PATROL)

Detectives recovered $1.5 million worth of stolen laptops, TVs, refrigerators and more believed to have been stolen by an organized Southern California cargo-theft cartel back in August.

Westlake groping suspect charged with sexual assault

Westlake groping suspect charged with sexual assault
Photo of Daryl Sharma taken by woman he has been charged with sexually assaulting. (Courtesy of Julia Marquand)

A Level III sex offender has been charged with assault with a sexual motivation -- the same crime he was convicted of in 2011 -- in connection with groping a woman earlier this month in downtown Seattle.