Diaper-Wearing Assault Suspect Makes a Mess of Patrol Car

Policing isn’t always glamorous work. Sure, sometimes officers get to chase carjackers or arrest famous people, but they also have to do things like transport forcibly diapered assault suspects who leave the worst kinds of messes in the backs of patrol cars. Sunday evening, a nurse at Harborview contacted two officers and said an intoxicated […]
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Southwest Precinct officers saves a man’s life

A man drove up to the “Police Only” gate entrance to the parking lot at the Southwest Precinct and produced a handgun from his lap and pointed it at his own head. On Tuesday, just shortly after 5:00 p.m., the man drove to the Southwest Precinct “police only” gate entrance and asked an officer for help. The officer approached the driver’s […]
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“Wet him with gasoline, dry him with a match” — Police Foil Murder-For-Hire Plot

Police broke up a straight-out-of-the-movies murder-for-hire plot Tuesday after an inmate at the King County Jail put out a hit on a man he believed was a police informant. It all began on Sunday, January 20th when SPD Intel Detectives received information from the King County Jail that a felon—caught earlier this month with a […]
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Woman refuses to pay bar tab, assaults patrons, officers in U-District

Officers arrested a woman last night after they were called to the Hotel Deca bar for a disturbance. After refusing to pay her tab, the woman threw a glass beer pitcher, striking another patron and later assaulting the officers.  Officers responded to a disturbance report inside the Hotel Deca located at 4507 Brooklyn Avenue NE shortly after 11:30 pm.   The complainant […]
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Carjacking near West Seattle Golf Course last night

Police are searching for an armed suspect who stole the victim’s truck at gunpoint early this morning  in the North Delridge neighborhood. Just before 2:00 am, officers responded to the the area of 28th Avenue SW and SW Nevada Street for a report of an armed carjacking/robbery.  Officers contacted the victim who told them that he […]
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Pedestrian struck by two vehicles in the South Park neighborhood

A man darting in and out of traffic is struck by two vehicles. On January 28th, just shortly before 10:00 p.m., an adult male was on foot mid block between 10 Av S and 12 Av S on S. Cloverdale St darting in and out of traffic. A Toyota Corolla travelling westbound struck the male, causing him […]
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Officers Arrest Suspect In Armed Robberies, Home Invasion

Seattle police have arrested a man suspected in a series of violent armed robberies in the East Precinct, and a home invasion in Greenwood. Detectives believe the man opened fire inside a home during a January 20th home invasion robbery at 92nd and Greenwood, and pulled a gun on several victims and threatened to shoot […]
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