Three Arrested For Fatal Shooting In Beacon Hill Greenbelt

Update 2/1/2016: 7:30 PM: Police arrested the three teens shortly after 4 PM today near 4th Avenue S. and Royal Brougham Way, following a relentless investigation by SPD Homicide Detectives Paul Takemoto and James Cooper. In connection today’s arrests, members of SPD Homicide, SWAT, Robbery and Gang Units served warrants on multiple vehicles and locations for other […]
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Man Arrested After Eating Pot Cookies, Driving Around With a Gun and a Felon

Police arrested a man Saturday evening on Capitol Hill after his expired license plates caught the attention of officers, who soon discovered he was driving while high on marijuana cookies while transporting a felon and an illegally stowed firearm in his car. East precinct Anti-Crime Team officers were on patrol Saturday night when they spotted an […]
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One Carjacker Arrested, One Sought After Stolen Buick Crash

Police arrested one carjacker and are still searching for his accomplice after the pair crashed a stolen vehicle in the Central District on Sunday afternoon. The victim told officers he had met the suspect a day earlier when he had given his nephew and the suspect a ride in his 1987 Buick La Sabre thinking they might […]
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Wanted Felon Caught After Firing Stolen Gun At Central District Park

Police caught a 21-year-old convicted felon and recovered a stolen pistol last night after officers responded to reports of gunfire at a Central District park. Witnesses called police around 7 PM last night and reported two groups of men were firing guns at one another in Pratt Park, near 19th Avenue South and South Main […]
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Carjacking Suspect Arrested in International District

Officers arrested a 51-year old carjacker after he crashed the vehicle as he was attempting to elude police at Maynard Ave S and S Jackson Street Tuesday night. Around 7:45 pm the victim of the carjacking arrived at the South Precinct to report that an acquaintance of hers had stolen her car. She told officers that she […]
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UPDATE: Medical Examiner Determines Teen’s Fatal Fall Was Accidental

UPDATE: 1/7/2016: The King County Medical Examiner has determined that the 16-year-old’s death was accidental, the result of an “unintentional fall from a building.” —– The Seattle Police Department is conducting a death investigation after a 16-year-old student died after falling from a balcony in the Capitol Hill neighborhood on December 5th. The department is […]
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Man Killed In Shootout With Police Following Carjacking, Chase

One man was killed in a shootout with police Sunday after he stole two vehicles at gunpoint in separate incidents in Belltown and Montlake and fired at officers while leading them on a chase through northeast Seattle. Today’s incident began around 12:30 PM when the suspect entered a downtown coffee shop armed with a handgun, leading […]
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Driver Arrested After Trying to Snort Cocaine During Traffic Stop

A 73-year-old man’s spotless driving record nearly got him off the hook during a traffic stop Tuesday night, until he tried to snort cocaine right in front of an incredulous officer. Officer Nic Abts-Olsen was patrolling in the Colman neighborhood near Martin Luther King Jr. Way South and South Massachusetts around 8:30 PM when a man in a silver […]
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