After Covington sting, King County Sheriff's Office warns of brazen shoplifters

King County Sheriff’s Office is warning of blatant and brazen shoplifting during the holiday shopping season.

KING COUNTY, Wash. — After the pandemic and subsequent economic downturn, downtown Seattle is coming back, at least according to General Manager of Simply Seattle Jacob Smidt.

“It feels to me that the city is really waking back up, especially during the summer, it was really busy,” Smidt said.

Simply Seattle is one of many retailers that was hit hard by shoplifters. In August of 2020, the owners shut down their Pioneer Square location citing ongoing theft.

“Our staff right now is trained really well and

→ Continue reading at King 5

Similar Articles

Advertisment

Most Popular

The path to unionizing has been rough for Raven Software, and it’s about to get rougher

Last week, workers at Raven Software, a subsidiary of Activision Blizzard,...

‘Free Chol Soo Lee’ Review: Remembering a Cause Célèbre of Korean-American Activism

“Free Chol Soo Lee” charts the complicated history of a wrongful-conviction victim who became a figurehead for both Asian-American and prisoners’-rights activists in the...

Multiple Airlines Urge Canadian Government To Ease Covid Entry Restrictions

Multiple Canada-based airlines are requesting loosened COVID-19 entry requirements. The airlines have expressed that fully vaccinated travelers should no longer have to get tested...