Shooting in West Seattle

A young man was shot in the leg in West Seattle tonight and officers continue to search for the suspects.  It all started at approximately 8:19 p.m. in the 9200 block of Delridge Way SW.  A 17-year-old male was sitting at the bus stop when he was approached by two unknown male suspects.  At least […]
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Now Is the Time to Compose Your Disasterpiece, Win Prizes

What do laxatives, latex gloves, petroleum jelly, and pliers all have in common? They’re all things you should have in your family’s disaster supply kit! That’s right, a disaster kit.  You know, that thing you think about putting together every November (Preparedness Month!), but then you’re all like, “I’ll finally prepare myself for a snowstorm, Hitchcockian swarm of […]
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Attempted Robbery, Shooting in South Seattle Home; Suspects Remain at Large

A homeowner was shot inside his house tonight after an argument with visitors; officers and detectives are actively investigating the circumstances.  On November 29th at 8:18 p.m. officers responded to 911 calls of a robbery with shots fired inside of a house in the 2300 block of 24th Avenue South.  Officers arrived on scene and […]
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Masked Gunman Holds Up Wedgwood Bank, Pulls Gun On Woman and Her 11-Year-Old Son

A man suspected in several recent robberies at banks in Seattle and Bellevue was back at it again Wednesday night, holding up another bank in the Wedgwood neighborhood. Just before 6pm, the suspect—a white male, 6’1, 170 pounds, wearing a black rain jacket, black hood and a ski mask—walked into a US Bank, on NE […]
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Off-Duty Officer Arrested Following Report of DV Incident

An off-duty Seattle Police Officer was arrested late last night for allegedly assaulting his estranged wife. The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) notified Seattle Police Department commanders of the arrest. The employee was booked into Snohomish County Jail for misdemeanor domestic violence assault. The 41 year old male officer is assigned to the Special Operations Bureau. […]
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*Update* SUSPECT IN CUSTODY – Two female students struck by vehicle

A woman struck two female students with her car following an altercation this morning.  On November 28th at approximately 1:16 p.m. officers responded to an assault in the 2600 block of SW Thistle.  Witnesses stated that the suspect got into a physical fight with one of the victims because the victim struck her (suspect’s) dog.  The fist fight […]
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Armed robbery in University District

Last night, just before 9:00 pm, a man walking in the University District was confronted by an unknown male suspect armed with a handgun and robbed of his backpack.   The man had been walking near NE 47th Street and 19th Avenue NE when the  suspect, described as a Hispanic male, in his mid twenties, 5′ 10″ and […]
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Hit and Run Suspect Assaults Officers, Use of Force Under Review (Updated)

Updated with video below Office of Professional Accountability (OPA) investigators are reviewing a weekend arrest of a suspect in a hit and run collision, 2012-342153. Shortly after 4:30 p.m. on October 6th, 911 received a report that a driver of a white van had struck a bicyclist at 29th Avenue and East Jefferson Street and […]
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Suspiciously Close, Yet So Far Away… (UPDATED)

An alert citizen who called 911 to report a suspicious man dropping a hand grenade-looking item into a public trash compactor downtown got it right…almost. Tonight at approximately 6:39 p.m. a witness called 911 to report a man dressed in all black clothing dropping what appeared to be a shiny black “pineapple-style” hand grenade into […]
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