Wanted Prolific Burglar Arrested

A wanted prolific burglar and his accomplice, who detectives connected to at least four residential, occupied nighttime burglaries committed on Capitol Hill, North Seattle and South Seattle, were arrested today in California.    Both suspects are currently in jail awaiting extradition to Washington. The link to the original SPD Blotter posting on this suspect is below: http://spdblotter.seattle.gov/2012/09/11/seattle-police-asking-for-public-assistance-in-locating-wanted-prolific-burglar/
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Quick thinking officers save man from drowning

Flashlights – they still make them like they used to. And that’s a good thing, too, because in this particular case, flashlights did more than provide illumination, they helped save a man’s life.  Just after midnight on Monday morning, East Precinct officers responded to a call of a car that had driven into Lake Washington. The caller advised that they could see the car […]
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Bank robber being sought

Detectives are searching for a man who robbed the Peoples bank while wearing white gardening gloves. At approximately 2:30 p.m., a man entered the Peoples Bank at 3300 W. McGraw St and pointed a handgun at the teller and demanded money. The teller gave the man an undisclosed amount of cash and he fled the […]
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Truck/Pedestrian Fatality Collision Downtown

A dump truck was involved in a fatality collision with an 88-year-old man downtown today.  At approximately 2:47 p.m. officers responded to a dump truck/pedestrian collision at 2nd Avenue West and West Mercer Street.  Preliminary investigation indicates that a 2008 red Kenworth dump truck was facing north on 2nd Avenue West at Mercer Street.  The adult male truck […]
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Detectives Arrest Suspect In Fatal Belltown Stabbing

Homicide detectives have arrested a 22-year-old Renton man in the investigation into the fatal stabbing of another man after a fight outside a Belltown nightclub on October 26th. Around 1:30 am Friday morning, the victim—also in his 20s—got into a fight with four men outside Tia Lou’s, near 1st Avenue and Bell Street. Following the fight, […]
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Early morning arson to apartment unit by known suspect

East Precinct officers and Arson/Bomb Squad detectives are investigating an early morning arson to an apartment unit in the 1100 Block of Yakima Avenue South.  Fortunately, there were no injuries and the Seattle Fire Department was able to extinguish the flames quickly. The call of the arson came in just before 4:00 this morning, but […]
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Halloween Safety Tips

The Seattle Police Department wishes Seattle residents a Happy Halloween and offers the following Halloween safety measures to parents whose little ghouls and goblins will be making the rounds on Wednesday, October 31st. Don’t allow children to go “Trick or Treating” alone.  An adult should accompany young children and make sure that all children carry […]
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