UPDATE: KOZMA KAUGHT! The photo of Emanuel Kozma is very recent and he still has the goatee. He is said to be about 24 years old and about 5’7”. He may still be armed so residents should call 911 if they see him. He is a wanted felon last seen in the South Delridge area.
UPDATE: Kozma caught in SeaTac; SPD/KC Sheriff's Office searching for wanted felon in South Delridge
Update for 8 p.m., Oct. 15
From: Sergeant Cindi West
King County Sheriff's Office
Public Information Officer
30 Year old Emanuel Kozma was arrested tonight around 6:30PM in the Denny’s parking lot at South 170th and Pacific Hwy in SeaTac. He was the subject that King County Sheriff detectives chased on the 10th in the White Center area.
Detectives said he will be booked for investigation of Eluding, Assault 1, and Unlawful Possession of Firearm. The case will be forwarded to the prosecutor’s office for review.
He was caught due to persistent work from detectives!
Update for 10 a.m., Oct. 11
Kozma, a potentially armed felon police were tracking in South Delridge last night has not been arrested as of yet, according to the King County Jail Register. According to our news partner Q13 Fox, he had just gotten out of jail hours before the chase with police began.
Original post on Oct. 10
As of 8:40 p.m. this evening (Oct. 10), residents of the South Delridge area should stay indoors while police search for a known felon.
24-year-old Emanuel Kozma led police on a chase that originated at 7:30 p.m. near S.W. 108th St. and 15th Ave S.W. in White Center and threw a firearm out of the moving car at one point (he may still be armed).
Detectives lost the car near 17th Ave S.W. and S.W. Trenton St. in South Delridge and Seattle Police found the vehicle in a roll-over accident shortly thereafter.
A 22-year-old female passenger in Kozma's vehicle was taken to Highline Hospital with minor injuries.
Police dogs and a search helicopter are engaged in the search for Kozma.
The photo of Emanuel Kozma is very recent and he still has the goatee. He is said to be about 24 years old and about 5’7”. He may still be armed so residents should call 911 if they see him.
We will update when we hear more.